“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.
Lobster Theremin is a brand new imprint run out of London and the debut release comes courtesy of mysterious Berlin producer Palms Trax. Stream it exclusively inside. – more
Watch the lastest cool videos from around the world, this week showcasing the likes of Forest Swords, Lil B, Angel Olsen, FKA x inc. and many more. Have fun. – more
Shivatep is set to release their debut self-titled EP via Track Number Records new week, but you can put these dark synth beats in your ears today. – more
The British duo release their third LP of spacious electronic attack and decay, fully joining the Raster-Noton roster for a meeting of like-minds at the label showcase at Berghain in Berlin on November 8th. Angus Finlayson investigates. – more