“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.
One of the biggest and most prestigious film festivals in the world the Berlinale has officially announced their program for 2011 and as predicted it’s enormous. Some of the festivals highlights include Margin Call with Kevin Spacey and the premier of the Coen Brothers new flick, True Grit. However there is one film that might – more
The three-day Bang Face festival have announced that Luke Vibert, Warp’s Clark and Atari Teenage Riot as headliners for this years festival in May. The Bang Face crew, headed by their patron saint, James St Acid, have been throwing gabba-filled smiley faced weekenders since 2003, pushing their very own version of neo-rave for all it’s – more
Hercules And Love Affair just finished their Europe tour these days. The performances were in a refreshing way surprisingly positive. Although they performed with a live band it was more like a highly danceable and funky DJ set, which caused a lot of pleasure! (Check the reviews of their gigs at the Electronic Beats Festivals – more
The Electronic Beats team touched down in Vienna for our annual festival. On stage this time: Caribou, Omar Souleyman, Jessy Lanza and London Grammar! – more