Today’s Mix of the Day comes courtesy of Phon.o, known to his friends as Carsten Aermes. With releases stretching back to 2001, his last album Black Boulder arrived on Modeselektor’s 50 Weapons imprint this year. This mix, featuring the likes of Jamie xx and Cooly G, pursues the same shadowy muse as that record, moving stealthily between basement club and night bus, loitering between swung, clipped beats, funky house keys and garage’s sparky bump and flex along the way.
Music, lists, and end of the year roundups – they’re everywhere. Everyone with an opinion and access to the Internet — be it professional or personal — wants to make their contribution to the best of the best: the ultimate albums of the year. Naturally, Electronic Beats couldn’t resist creating a list of what we’ve – more
Junior Boys will be releasing their fourth album this Summer, entitled It’s All True. The album features nine tracks of which you can hear one already off of the LP called ‘ep’. Their last album Begone Dull Care was released in 2009 to a mixed reception, but we’ve yet to see a true return to – more
Fresh from the release of second album Impersonator, Devon Welsh of Montreal melancholic pop duo Majical Clouds answers our Perfect Ten. – more
A controversial new documentary titled Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam will premier at the Vancouver International film festival in October, finally putting this fringe music genre on the map. Described as Muslim punk, Taqwacore finds its origins all the way back to 2003 when author Michael Muhammad Knight wrote a fictional account about a – more