“Naturally we are always looking for new things, new challenges, maybe even niches, because we want to do new things.” Those are the words of Robert Fehse of software company Sugar Bytes, and go some way in explaining the success of the small Berlin set-up which specializes in production plug-ins. Unlike many companies with their eye on the bottom line, Sugar Bytes is dedicated to catering to the niche user with programmes like Cyclop, Consequence or Turnado becoming key pieces of kit for the likes of Boys Noize, Mouse on Mars and Matthew Herbert.
Remember when Howse dropped that free EP Trakz last year? We were pretty into the syrupy, chilled-out ghostvibes it offered, so it’s pretty exciting to hear that the Providence, RI producer has been signed to our favorite post-pop label Tri Angle. Check out a sneak at his upcoming EP Lay Hollow, due May 28th. VBS
There aren’t too many artists just as Christian Naujoks out there. The Hamburg/Berlin-based visual artist, composer, singer, and dj released his critically acclaimed debut album Untitled on Dial Records three years ago, merging classical composition with house and r&b elements. But with his recently released sophomore record True Life / In Flames (Dial again), the – more
After so much turmoil around London’s dwindling nightlife, it has been confirmed that super-club Fabric will now close and go into administration. We reported on the speculation about the clubs closing last week, but the death knell came today when an advertisement appeared in the UK’s Property Week stating: “Colin White, partner in the hospitality – more
It’s been a while since we reported on Hudson Mohawke‘s new release, the Satin Panthers EP, which will be out on August 1st via Warp Records. Since then, HudMo continued doing what he did before the release of his debut album Butter in 2009: offering bootleg mixes of personal favourites. Subsequent to our last week’s – more