ANOHNI is Antony, Oneohtrix Point Never and Hudson Mohawke
Hopelessness is Antony’s forthcoming album being released under the moniker ANOHNI, which involves Oneothrix Point Never and Hudson Mohawke in the productio ...
Australian Doofers Dance Inside a Tornado at Festival
Locally they call this a “doofnado”, a typically brilliant Australian conjugation of bush doof and tornado. This video from Earthcore 2015 in Pyal ...
Kanga Builds Dark And Dreamy “Tension”
The LA musician takes on themes of female objectification and reworks them into hard-edged cuts as suitable for fog-drenched dance floors as warcries for a new ...
Is Apple Eliminating the Headphone Jack?
With phones getting thinner and thinner the only thing keeping them from evaporating into thin air are physical limitations like charger cables and headphone ...
Kode9 Talks About Nothing with Mary Anne Hobbs
Kode 9’s Nothing absolves nothingness from its nihilist stigmata, while still making an ultimate statement about death and the extinction of the human race. ...
How ASMR Is Changing Music
Do you like those subtle sounds when someone whispers? Or the way scratching wood sounds? Do you get weird tingles when you listen to recorded breathing sounds? ...
Sunn O)))’s “Kannon” May Break Your Laptop
Stream the incredible new lP from the drone metal gods, featuring familiars such as Oren Ambarchi, Attila Csihar, Rex Ritter, and Steve Moore.
Blue Monday: Peter Hook Suing New Order For Millions
The Manchester Evening News reports that New Order’s famous bassist Peter Hook is accusing his bandmates of underhand tactics and keeping him in the dark abou ...
Nina Kraviz’s Debut Gets A Massive Reissue
Nina Kraviz’s eponymous debut album is a classic already, and this reissue is bringing it back via Rekids on the 4th of December. The record will be released ...
Holly Herndon Is Crowdsourcing A Post-Internet Database
As the internet has become the main music distribution mechanism in the world, artists have been plenty of experience using it as another tool. However, much ...
High-End Hi-Fi: The World of Obsessive Audiophilia
Jonathan Margolis is an audiophile—that means he has to listen to music on an Astell & Kern portable player instead of an ordinary iPhone like the rest o ...
Vinyl Megamix: New Beat For Body Heat
The history of Belgian New Beat is one we’ve explored in depth earlier this year (along with veteran DJ Tanith), but if you need a refresher, this all-vi ...
Download 30 Gigabytes-Worth Of Rare Cassettes From The ’80s
There is no better way to start the week than digging into vast quantities of rare underground releases. This recently unearthed batch from archive.org ha ...
Fraktus Is The Missing Link Between Krautrock and Kraftwerk
Fraktus, a German electronic trio from the ’80s, had their big revival in 2012. It could be argued that these guys are the godfathers of what would late ...
A Behind-The-Scenes Electronic Dance Music Documentary
Watch this short documentary about the Amsterdam Dance Event, with producers Joris Voorn, KiNK, Armin van Buuren, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Don Diablo, Dave ...
Swans Reissue 23-Year-Old ‘Love of Life’ LP and More
Post-punk industrial band Swans is bringing back two of the most crucial albums in its discography: White Light from the Mouth of Infinity, first released in ...
A Cat Reviews Adele’s New Album
Everyone seems to love Adele, so we put on her new album "25", gave a cat a laptop and went into the next room.
Original Techno Couture: Sven Väth Winter ’15
f you can't afford to up your techno fashion game at Berlin's blackest ever shop Darklands, Sven Väth has just announced his winter collection.
M.I.A. Joins Refugees In New Video For “Borders”
In her new video, M.I.A. turns the real-life struggles refugees are facing on a daily basis into a grotesque choreographed journey. This could be quite the sta ...
Circuit Board Tattoos Turn Your Skin Into A Synth
After that stem-cell synth yesterday, we’re in the mood for some serious bodymods—so let’s take it from Cronenberg and into Gibson. Software comp ...
Stream Pope Francis’ New Album
The actual Catholic pope just dropped an album and it’s kinda ok. It’s what you would expect from his holiness, a lot of talking and a lot of really ...
Kraftwerk’s Ralf Hütter Still Mad About Two Second Sample
A court case that began in 2004 between Kraftwerk’s Ralf Hütter and the German producer Moses Pelham remains unresolved after Wednesday’s session ...
Bloc Festival Hosts Dystopian, Leisure System, R&S
Bloc Festival has announced the crews presenting its stages for next years’ 2016 edition at Minehead. Orwellian-techno peddlers Dystopian will bring Laure ...
Jeff Mills Goes Classic In This Mix For The Barbican
Jeff Mills got the (literal) classics out in this October mix for London venue Barbican. Besides Philip Glass, György Ligeti and Richard Strauss, the half-h ...
808 Alert: Shifted Gives Away Techno Bangers
Shifted has uploaded three never-before-heard tracks to his Soundcloud. The Avian co-founder explains that he always wanted to release the alluring, spacey tune ...
Sónar 2016 Bills New Order, The Black Madonna and More
Sónar just dropped the first batch of acts confirmed for the Barcelona festival’s 23rd iteration, which runs from June 16 through 18. Standout bookings i ...
True DIY: Artist Creates Synth From His Own Stem Cells
In probably the most DIY move ever, Australian artist Guy Ben-Ary created a synth out of his own stem cells. On his website he writes: “The Sculptural obj ...
A Piece of Detroit Music History Destroyed on Video
News of a historic building being destroyed in Detroit isn’t exactly a head-turning story in 2015, but this Facebook video depicting the destruction of th ...
Native Sessions Return With Free Turntablism Masterclass
Check out details of the next Native Sessions event at Prince Charles, featuring a masterclass in turntablism from multiple DMC champions.
Vince Clarke Announces New Eurorack Module
Synthpop pioneer Vince Clarke is the creative mind behind the IMAGINATOR VCX-378, a new Eurorack module designed and built alongside British company Analogue S ...
Seth Troxler Snags Dave Haslam’s Record Collection
About a month ago, legendary Haçienda resident and music writer Dave Haslam took to Facebook to sell his vinyl collection. “ALL MY VINYL is for sale, but ...
Mouse on Mars Demos WretchUp App Update
Mouse On Mars’ “sonic mayhem” app WretchUp has been treated to an update, which is a good opportunity for producers of all stripes to experime ...
John Frusciante Uploads New Batch of Experimental Electronics
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante announced on his website that he uploaded a fresh collection of previously unreleased tracks to Bandcamp ...
Take Lessons from Legends of Music Tech and Art
Art + Music + Technology is a superb resource of illuminating interviews with the Vasulkas from The Kitchen, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Pauline Oliveros and more. ...
Can You Copyright Silence? DJ Detweiler Versus Soundcloud
Conceptual internet artist DJ Detweiler has shared a copyright takedown notice from Soundcloud concerning his remix of John Cage’s famous 4’33” ...
Peder Mannerfelt Gives Away New EP WAVs
Everyone’s favorite wig-wearing Swedish techno chameleon, Peder Mannerfelt, has made the uncommonly generous decision to make lossless WAVs of his new V ...
Make Better Music For Free with this List of Freeware
Not so long ago free music software was looked down upon by “serious” music producers. However, independent developers have come leaps and bounds in ...
Manta’s “Etra” Is Dystopia To Dance To
Portugal’s Manuel Carvalho serves a deep dish of lucid techno with a creamy topping of smart takes on “the perception of time, disorientated experie ...
Turn Your Beats Into Meatballs With This New Machine
A new Kickstarter campaign has sprung up to help you eat your (electronic) beats. Beatballs is the brainchild of a bunch of students at the Interactive Art Dire ...
Listen To A Collection Of Rare Japanese Tape Music
Did you ever wonder who made Japan’s earliest musique concrète and how it sounded? Ubuweb, a one-stop hub for everything experimental and obscure that ...
Ultrademon Makes Music To Gorge To as Thiefist
Fans of Ultrademon‘s wet, neo-genre dance vibes will definitely feel their brains clicking with his latest collaborative project Thiefist. Together with ...
New Wolf Eyes Mix Will Scare Away House and Techno Fans
After disturbing grazing Instagramers and pitching major label deals to Ron Morelli, Wolf Eyes are back to defecate on your lawn, this time through the medium o ...
The Cure Reveal 2016 Tour Dates
Post-pop-punk godfathers The Cure have announced their first major tour of Europe since 2008, covering 17 countries, in 30 shows. The band has been extremely ...
Paranoid London Drop Disturbingly Sexy New Video
Paranoid London play repetitive, machine bass music for DJs to play loud and dancers to freak to. They don’t talk to the media and keep a pretty low profile, ...
Tekno, Acid and Psychick Youth
It’s never a bad day for Psychic TV—so why not today? After spending the weekend repeatedly listening to Tekno Acid Beat, we’re still not unplugge ...
Moiré Signs to Ghostly International’s Spectral Sound
English producer Moiré (Werk Disks, Rush Hour, R&S) has joined the roster of Ghostly International’s sister label, Spectral Sound by releasing a new sin ...
Rihanna’s New Album Campaign Wants Your Email Address
Rihanna has announced the release date for ANTI, the hotly-anticipated follow up to 2012’s Unapologetic. Fact reports that the album, which is executi ...
How The King of EQ Rupert Neve Changed Music Production
Rupert Neve is the namesake of the studio equipment company Neve, whose equalizers and mixing consoles have been the standard by which all others are measured ...
Ricardo Villalobos Confuses Ravers at His First NYC Gig
Minimal tech-house icon and one of underground dance music’s biggest stars, Ricardo Villalobos, has played all over the world since 1999—except the Uni ...
Abuse Records in Maria Chavez’s Abstract Turntablism Class
Yesterday, Oneohtrix Point Never‘s Software label retweeted a video from an abstract turntablism class hosted by its new signee, Maria Chavez. As youR ...
Arca Bares All In “Front Load”
Arca has been steadily rolling out the A/V from his gorgeously alien new LP Mutant, each representing some bizarre portion of his aesthetic mindset. Today we g ...
Watch Short Film with JR, Robert de Niro, Nils Frahm
Watch a short film by JR featuring Robert de Niro and music by Woodkid and Nils Frahm.
Photos Explore New York City’s Early Tech Scene
A lovely and informative visual journey through the electronic ideas of yesterday that informed our modern scientific synthesis.
A Rare Mix of Spectral Avantgarde Sounds
Spectral music pioneer Costin Miereanu crafts hauntology at its best—transfixing journeys through echoing spaces of the discontinuous memory.
Mechanize Your Night With This ’98 Elektro Mix
This classic mix from Elektron developer Daniel Trober blends cuts from Anthony Rother, Aux 88, Underground Resistance, Juan Atkins, Drexciya and loads more!
New App Uses Music to Make Sense of Your Emotions
Emotions can be hard to put into words, let alone communicate. A new iOS app called Cove tries to make this process easier by letting you make a diary of mus ...
The Cheshire Kit-Cat Synth Kit Combines Felines and Filters
Is there something better than DIY synth kits? Well, there’s cats. And when Twisted Electronics combine those two things, we can float happily in feline ...
Download a Daniël Jacques House Bomb for Free
Amsterdam-based producer Daniël Jacques seemed to appear out of nowhere with his Livet Efter Detta EP for DVS1’s label Mistress and it’s lead t ...
Win A Signed Dave Gahan & Soulsavers Poster & CD
If you love Dave Gahan, you’re gonna want to get your hands on this signed poster and CD from his recent Berlin show with Soulsavers! For a chance t ...
Speed Up With Earthly’s Hand-Drawn “Glaze” Video
North Carolina electronic duo Earthy teamed up with artist Eno Swinnen to release a new video for “Glaze”, the first single off their debut record Days, o ...
Portable Premieres Video for “Moving, Trains and You”
Minimal techno done right! In “Moving, Trains and You,” Berlin-via-Cape Town producer Alan Abrahams serves up a suspense-packed combo of rolling p ...
Blazing With Techno Long Papers
Up your smoking accessory game by a notch or ten with these new papes from Ilian Tape, the Munich label owned by The Zenker Brothers.
A Turntable Transformed Into A Techno-Making Drum Machine
Is this the most soothing video of the week? Watch artist Graham Dunning turn a turntable into a kind of drum machine by mechanically altering vinyl records ...
Julia Holter Releases New Video For “Silhouette”
Julia Holter has unveiled a new video for “Silhouette,” taken from her recent album Have You in My Wilderness. The clips, which are grainy, personal ...
Is There Life After iTunes?
Apple’s longstanding music player iTunes is losing its core user base—and they don’t even care. It used to be super easy to maintain a decent mp ...
Second Bloc Announcement With DJ Bone, Goldie, Lory D
England’s Bloc. Festival have added a second round of artists to an already preposterous selection of dance music goodies for their 2016 edition. Post-hum ...
Nils Frahm To Release Fan-Made Reworks
While recovering from a broken thumb, Nils Frahm reached out to his fans and offered his 2012 album Screws as a free download. They returned the favor by sendi ...
Here’s What Happens to SoundCloud Tracks No One Listens To
It’s easy to miss out on all the exciting new music posted on SoundCloud because more than 10 hours of audio are uploaded every minute. So where does ...
Stream Two New LPs From The Legendary Pink Dots
The Legendary Pink Dots have one of the most extensive discographies in experimental music history. Now the psycho-delic electronic collective return with tw ...
A Mysterious Modular Video Tease
The Sheffield duo I Monster, featuring Dean Honer of Add N to (X) and Jarrod Gosling of Henry Fool, shared what looks like a mysterious video trailer for “so ...
Roland Wants You To Redesign The Piano
Riffing on the theme “Unleash,” Roland has challenged electronic music lovers and luthiers to redefine and design a digital concert grand piano, which is ...
A Radio Tribute To Experimental Pioneer John Murphy
John Murphy was one of underground music’s pioneering figures, with a resume under his belt that included an absurd amount of incredible post-punk, ind ...
These Teen Girls Are Fighting Sexual Harassment At Gigs
Live music is considered to ease one’s detachment from the mundane; you may find yourself so transfixed at gigs that the rest of the audience doesn’t matte ...
Hear Live House Recordings From Germany, Circa ’83 to ’97
Let’s delve deep into the basements from bygone eras when techno was barely conceived and house was young and blossoming with a series of tapes recorde ...
Príncipe Discos Ready Two New Releases
Portugal’s Príncipe Discos have a very specific release plan: “100% real contemporary dance music coming out of Lisbon, its suburbs, projects and ...
Fashion, Digital Art and The Music of Visionist Combine
A wicked 3D video from Long Clothing and visual new media collective Pussykrew introduce a new season collection, joining forces with London-based producer Vis ...
Dean Blunt Drops New Mixtape Featuring Arca
Mercurial mystery-cultivator Dean Blunt has dropped a new mixtape featuring audio contortionist Arca just a month after releasing their Babyfather collaborat ...
Thundercat Records Paris Tribute
There are really no words to add to the tragedy that happened in Paris on Friday. Brainfeeder‘s Thundercat contemplate the events in this short and haunt ...
Watch A 110-Year-Old Analog Sequencer Play “Bohemian Rhapsody”
In this video a 110-year-old fairground organ pumps out everyone’s favorite singalong “Bohemian Rhapsody”. The crazy thing about this archa ...
Stream Dekmantel Sets from Motor City Drum Ensemble, San Proper & More
Dutch institution Dekmantel remains one of our go-to festivals and labels. At this year’s festival we were served a variety of aurals ranging from the da ...