“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.
How better to catch a tan, hang out with friends and scope out some of the world’s most exciting acts than by attending this summer’s best festivals? From tiny to huge, we’ve got it covered. Fetish street parties– check. Music festivals – got ‘em. Downright weird outings– natürlich! The Secret Garden Party (UK) 23rd – – more
For all those who don’t know who Paul McCartney is, he’s some guy who used to play in a band called The Beatles, small little rock n’ roll band. In his spare time post-The Beatles he experimented with the early formations of Balearic dance music, not many people are aware of this as it wasn’t – more
It’s the fiftieth anniversary of Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” this year. A seminal and definitive album in music, “Kind of Blue” has been a constant source of inspiration for the jazz community since it was released. To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the celebrated album, a Portland, Oregon-based man named Andy Baio set – more
Bad news first. Electronic Beats presents Bryan Ferry Live live in Berlin is nearly sold out. The last 100 tickets are available at 4010 shop in Berlin’s Alte Schönhauser Straße, there won’t be a box office at Admiralspalast on December 8th. Thanks to all of our readers and Bryan Ferry fans who were lucky enough – more