Listen To The Records NASA Sent Into Space
In 1977, NASA sent a set of gold-plated copper records into space onboard the Voyager 1 and 2. The records famously collected sounds from life on Earth for any ...
Dreamcrusher Shares “Youth Problem”
The Brooklyn deconstructionist welds harsh noise with pummelling techno blastbeats.
Drake Responds To Meek Mill With Freestyle
Remember when hip-hop beefs meant more than getting shade on Twitter? Well, the Drake/Meek Mill beef we haven’t reported on at all because, ugh, continue ...
FVNERALS Weave Ethereal Gloom On New EP
Stream two cuts of emotive, icy gorgeousness from the gloom-shrouded UK group, via CVLT Nation.
Austra’s Maya Postepski Weaves Cosmic Disco Psychedelia
Toronto native Maya Postepski may be best known for making noise as the drummer for Austra and former TRST collaborator, but she also masquerades as Princess Ce ...
Two Guys Cycled From Amsterdam to Berlin to Make This Video
Max and Tom rode their bikes hundreds of miles to make a film about vibraphonist and Erased Tapes affiliate Masayoshi Fujita.
Hear Helena Hauff’s New Track, “L’Homme Mort”
Helena Hauff has premiered a scorching new cut from her upcoming debut album, Discreet Desires, on Werkdiscs/Ninja Tune. “L’Homme Mort” showc ...
Preview Ten Fé’s New Single and Studio Set-Up
Ten Fé, the UK duo of Leo Duncan and Ben Moorhouse, first hit EB’s radar back in 2014, when they were tapped as one of three acts to take part in TMTS (T ...
Hear John Talabot Remix Jamie xx
Barcelona favorite and Hivern Discs label boss John Talabot has treated “Loud Places,” a track off Jamie xx’s debut album In Colour, to a remi ...
New Order Share First Single In A Decade
Get the first taste of New Order's first album in 10 years with "Restless", a triumphant return to pop form.
How To Mix With Native Instruments’ Stems
This video explains how to use the new audio format, which allows you to tailor your DJ set based on individual parts of the song.
This Is The Cutest Robotic Choir Ever
The ECHOOOOOOOO is not only a potentially useful tool for avant-garde performers—it's also pretty darn cute.
This Is What The Edge Of Space Sounds Like
Put on your headphones for an aural look at the cacophonous and vast human residuals that surround the edge of our hearing.
Disclosure and Sam Smith Drop New Video
Ahead of their sophomore LP Caracal, UK pop-house wunderkinds Disclosure have treated their latest single, “Omen,” to a video featuring vocalist Sam ...
A 1-Bit Symphony For Lo-Fi Audio Enthusiasts
Get a taste of artist Tristan Perich's "1-Bit Symphony", a composition in five movements housed on a microchip inside a CD case.
These Vinyl Sleeves Are Also Playable Instruments
How do you make a beautiful vinyl sleeve better? Make it interactive through the sci-fi magic of 3D printing!
What Not To Put In Your Band’s Promo Email
With all the promos dispatched to music editors’ inboxes on a daily basis, catchy descriptions can be key. Unfortunately, much of music PR misses the m ...
The First Official Nurse With Wound Site
Steve Stapleton's legendary avant-garde project comes to the web in its first official capacity!
Win Tickets to Essen’s All-Night Open Air DGH
Dixon, Detroit Swindle and more are making your Essen nights edible!
Fill Your Night With This Minimal Coldwave Megamix
The summer nights are hot—ice 'em out with this chilly compilation of minimal synth, dark indie and coldwave.
Britain’s “Oldest DJ” Reported Missing
73-year-old Bristolian DJ Derek is missing, according to his family. The dub, ska and soul selector has not been heard from in three weeks, triggering numerous ...
Call for Papers: Alternative Histories of Electronic Music
The University Of Leeds and The Science Museum have put out a joint call for papers on alternative histories of electronic music. The conference, which takes pl ...
Blackest Ever Black’s New Release Is Suitable For Framing
The Bristol-based musician has crafted an intense work that "bridges dubwise, isolationist electronics and modern soundsystem dynamics."
Watch Dekmantel’s New Video With Joy Orbison
With the next edition of Dekmantel Festival just around the corner, the Amsterdam crew has unveiled the latest video in its Sole Selectors series. Making a ...
The Crystalline Impact of LSD on Music & Culture
With Google's Deep Dream engine running rampant through the Internet and probably most of your Facebook feed, there's never been a better time to bone up on you ...
How To 3D Print A Modular Synth
Hardware fetishists and futurists rejoice—you can now 3D print yourself a modular keyboard. Designed by Tim Trzepacz of SoftEgg (the company behind Nintendo D ...
Trevor Jackson, Adrian Sherwood & Sci-Fi Dance Combine
Jackson and Sherwood's On-U Sound imprint to release triple-vinyl set "Science Fiction Dancehall Classics", a collection of dub, post-punk and various forms of ...
Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Is Free To Travel Again
After four years, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei can finally leave his home country. Authorities had been holding his passport since April 2011, when he was arrested ...
Will iPads Replace Effects Pedals?
Short answer: nah, don't be gross.
Watch a Video for Dâm-Funk’s “We Continue”
Dâm-Funk dropped word of an upcoming album, Invite the Light, on Stones Throw last month, and now its first single, “We Continue,” has its own vide ...
Hear “Vertical Stack” off Kuedo’s New Album
A new album from Kuedo—his first since 2012—is in the pipeline. Set for release via his freshly minted Knives label on July 31, Assertion of a Surround ...
These Are Probably The Best New Wave Lyrics Ever
"The intuitive cognition with anti-nihilism is a trigger for latent-infant violence" is so catchy....
Women Reacting To Harsh Noise
"I think it’s important to show that there are women at noise shows both listening and performing..."
Nicolas Jaar Collabs With Julia Holter, Holly Herndon & More
Nicolas Jaar has enlisted Holly Herndon, William Basinski, Lorenzo Senni, Powell, Julia Holter and more to contribute to a sound art project on his Other Peo ...
Documentary On Modular Synths Premieres In Berlin
Modular synthesizers changed everything—"I Dream Of Wires" explores how, with interviews from Trent Reznor and Gary Numan to Carl Craig and Legowelt.
Berlin Label 50WEAPONS Shuts Down
Hear Two Cuts From Donato Dozzy’s New Album
Italian techno experimentalist Donato Dozzy has adopted a new instrument—the mouth organ—on an upcoming long-player for Stateside label Further. “When you ...
RIP Kyoko, Co-Founder of Japanese Experimental Band OOIOO
Kyoko, the guitarist and co-founder of Japanese avant-garde rock outfit OOIOO, has died. Her friend and bandmate Yoshimi P-We, also a founding member of the ...
Watch A New Scuba Video
"Black On Black" is not only good dress sense, it's also the title of the Berlin producer's new video.
The Hellish Landscape Of Social Media Culture
If you work in social media or the modern online media, this piece dedicated to the topic just might leave you nodding and going, "Mm. Hmm. Hell yes. Yeah."
Start Your Week With Vintage Front 242
This rare PBS documentary about legendary EBM innovators Front 242 is just the thing to get us out of bed today!
Acid House Megamix Sunday
Any raver know—Sunday isn't a day for rest, it's a day for going HAM on some thick, nasty cuts.
In memory of a beautiful and immensely talented spirit.
“Melvins At Berghain” Is Kind Of The Best Sentence To Say
“Where you going?” “Melvins at Berghain.” *hand reflexively punches air so hard that feet lift off ground*
I Think I Like This New Black Eyed Peas Song?
Is it just me, or is the new Black Eyed Peas song “Yesterday” not half bad?
International Tickets to Labyrinth Festival Are Already Gone
Japan’s annual Labyrinth Festival has grown considerably over the last year or two. Much like the UK’s invite-only Freerotation weekender, Labyrinth ...
Stream Electronic Beats’ New Spotify Playlist
Fill your ears with a new playlist compiled by the EB team, featuring artists and acts like LA noise band HEALTH and R&B futurist Lotic, plus Mumdance, ...
Berlin Atonal Festival Adds New Names to 2015 Lineup
Berlin Atonal has rolled out a third round of announcements to do with their lineup and events this August 19-23. In addition to list of new names, Atonal has a ...
This New Alice Glass Track Benefits Abuse Survivors
There’s more reasons to love this heavy new Alice Glass track than for how sick it is. The former Crystal Castles singer is donating all proceeds from the ...
Hear A 1991 Techno Mix From Tanith
Techno don Tanith has been laying down beats for quite a while, and this recently-unearthed radio mix from 1991 shows he’s been a boss since early dayz. F ...
This is How Jeff Mills, Rob Hood and FM Synthesis Shaped Techno
Hot on the heels of his provocative book on the importance of presets in electronic music, Macro label co-founder Stefan Goldmann recently offered his thoughts ...
Hear Omar Souleyman’s Debut LP on Monkeytown
Syrian wedding singer Omar Souleyman debuts on Berlin label Monkeytown later this month with an album that lists collaborators like Four Tet and Gilles Peterson ...
Listen to Objekt’s Closing Set at Freerotation
From Objekt’s Facebook: “Point yourself in the direction of your dreams, find your strength in the sound, and make your transition.” I’m ...
Watch a Video on Black Metal Veganism
For those of you unfamiliar with the joyful combination of vegan cooking and black metal we present you the mighty Vegan Black Metal Chef. And while we’ ...
Preview Nils Frahm’s Late Night Tales
Pianist and composer Nils Frahm has been tapped to curate the next installment of the Late Night Tales series. His mix includes a cover of John Cage’s ...
Surgeon Shares Ambient Set from Freerotation
Birmingham techno innovator and hardware enthusiast Anthony Child (AKA Surgeon) has shared a 90-minute recording from his ambient set at Welsh festival Freero ...
Do Marvel’s Hip-Hop Album Covers Highlight Their Lack of Minority Super Heroes?
It’s a well known fact that lots of rappers love comics. Now we know the feeling is mutual. But in Marvel’s attempt to make comic renderings of classic hip- ...
Hear Sebastian Mullaert From Minilogue’s Solo EP ‘WaWuWe’
Last year, Minilogue co-founder Sebastian Mullaert took a break from the project after 16 years producing and playing alongside copilot Marcus Henriksson. He re ...
Skateboarding has long shown much love for Morrissey + The Smiths. But what about Morrissey shredding? Fellow vegetarian and father of modern street skating Mik ...
Laibach Booked to Play Concerts in North Korea
Slovenian industrialists Laibach have been booked as the first foreign band to perform in North Korea. According to the BBC, despite the band’s habit of w ...
Stream a Legowelt Ambient Album
Man of many aliases Danny Wolfers (AKA Legowelt) has uploaded an album of “nordic ambient and dark melancholia” that finds him channeling the spirit ...
Richie Hawtin Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Richie Hawtin has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Huddersfield in the UK for his “outstanding contribution to the world of music ...
Watch a New Video from M.I.A.
M.I.A. has debuted footage from her new audiovisual project, Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than A Border, shot on location in West Africa and India. The short fi ...
Eclectic Monday Vibes With Call Super’s Dekmantel Podcast
Ahead of his debut at Dekmantel festival, British producer Call Super steps up to contribute the newest edition to the lauded Amsterdam-based label and promote ...
Meanwhile In Ian Pooley’s Studio
Portland Label Gives Women Wage-Gap Discount
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women in the States still earn approximately $0.77 for every dollar made by a man. In protest to the enduring ...
This Is What Making Electronic Music Looked Like In 1988
Remember when having a computer in your studio was the exception, not the rule? No? Here’s a promo video by Apple from 1988 about Midi and making music ...
Dark0 Remixes Pictureplane
Time to get grimey! Pictureplane‘s latest single “Hyper Real” is given a tasty, club-ready remix from beat-boss Dark0. Not much else to say, b ...
Sharks Like Death Metal
No, the title in’t the name of a new indie rock band, har har. It turns out sharks are even more brvtal than you thought. A documentary crew has found th ...
This Interactive A/V Challenges Human Perception
Markus Schuricht, Felix Deufel and Paul Schengber want to change the way you perceive. Under the collective name ClinK, they’ve crafted an interactive A/V ...
Watch This Russian Musical Collective Ritualize Boiler Room
We never thought we’d see Russian mystics Phurpa on Boiler Room—just another reason why their program director owns. Soak in mystic bliss!
Moon Wheel Spins New Psychedelia
Swedish expat Moon Wheel has dropped a new cassette of beautifully ambient and meditative tracks. It’s just the thing to unwind before a big weekend—o ...
Watch a Trippy New Video from DJ Koze
An exclusive track from German iconoclast and Slices star DJ Koze’s DJ-Kicks mix, “I Haven’t Been Everywhere But It’s On My List,” ...
Yo! Sissy Is The Queer Music Festival Berlin Needs
On July 24-26th, YO! Sissy Music Festival is hitting Berlin. This massive gathering of queers, weirdos and beautiful monsters brings together underground names ...
These Earbuds Customize The World’s Audio
Doppler Labs have spent 17 million dollars crafting new earbuds. They don’t play music, however—they play the world around you, customized to fit what ...
Start Your Friday With A Detroit House Party
Make your Friday fresh as hell with this poppin’ mix of Detroit house and techno, courtesy of EC Jar!
German Techno Shaman Sven Väth Goes Hard In ’91
Travel back to 1991 as German techno legend Sven Vath gets nasty on the decks!
DJ Richard Unveils Debut Album on Dial
White Material co-founder DJ Richard will release his debut album, Grind, via Dial on September 4. The record is said to be “strongly influenced by the id ...
Nicolas Jaar Releases Teenage Jesus and the Jerks Live Archive
Nicolas Jaar is releasing a collection of early live recordings from ’70s no-wave icon Lydia Lunch and her group, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, via his Oth ...
Wrap Music: DIY Your Own Playable Tortilla Record
This guy laser-cut a tortilla to play “Jarabe Tapatio.” Your dinner party just got a whole lot more HD. DIY instructions provided here!