“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.
Got some money in your pocket? You could do worse than spend it than on this slab of vinyl from 1989. – more
Need more than one love? How about 666, with painful emotions from 3 Teeth, Zola Jesus, Strange VIP, Humanbeast, Wax Trax and more! – more
Once again Audioccult rescues mental effluvia floating in limbo, set to new sounds from Visionist, Chelsea Wolfe, King Dude, Nguzunguzu, Theologian, Sd Laika, Antoni Maiovvi, Brenmar, & Forest Swords. – more
Groove Armada, the English duo who brought us tons of wonderful sounds to make our nights more danceable, have had one of their greatest tracks updated. Fellow UK producer Ant Brooks has taken their classic ‘Superstylin’ and updated it into a tech house masterpiece. It’s the perfect appetizer for their appearance at Electronic Beats Festival – more