Listen To The Twisted Techno Set Played By Nina Kraviz At Aphex Twin’s Show In Manchester
The set is full of the tripped-out techno that Nina Kraviz is known for.
The set is full of the tripped-out techno that Nina Kraviz is known for.
The landmark performance was the artist’s first London club show in 10 years.
The 90-minute set was a highlight on the Mojave stage at week one of the festival.
Cashmere Radio’s ‘Sound Portraits’ profiles experimental music’s most iconic artists.
Recorded straight from the dance floor at the legendary Limelight club.
Aphex Twin fans, your day has just got a little bit better.
“I’m always taking the piss out of everyone. It’s essential.”
It’s been 15 years since the last time Aphex Twin played a show in Berlin. TEB senior editor Sven von Thülen explains why it was worth the wait.
His Warp Records-affiliated online store also includes several unreleased tracks
The cover was recorded with only one synthesizer and a modified tape recorder.
But don’t watch it if you have epilepsy.
A new video from Richard D. James’s new EP failed the Harding test for epilepsy safety.
What could he be up to next?
The repress features original artwork and the audio remaster from the album’s original DAT tapes.
Funkhaus’ Shedhalle concert hall will play host to Richard D. James’ return to the Haupstadt.
Hear why Aphex Twin’s impact goes far beyond dance music.
The artists are part of a curated tracklist that will play alongside the video game’s latest update, ‘Doomsday Heist’.
In this new interview, the Icelandic pop star divulges that she and Aphex Twin share music with each other “all the time.”
The seminal IDM producer is turning 46.
This is the T-shirt of the summer.
Here’s why Richard D. James’ DJ sets have been so crazy lately.
The special white label release was sold at Field Day on June 3.
This one is not for the faint-hearted.
Aphex Twin will stream his set at Field Day Festival in London.
Graphic artist Paul Nicholson reveals the details behind his iconic design.
Mastering engineer Mandy Parnell is the sonic guru behind many of your favorite releases.
A new compilation for World Cancer Day features some of IDM’s leading figures.
The legendary producer has posted a new track to the his SoundCloud.
Primavera’s Portuguese sister festival has an incredible line up scheduled for 2017.
Aphex fans are in for a treat.
The war of words dates back to a 1993 tour.
Even a sentence from Richard D. James in the press release is enough to make him the star.
Some very big names are headed to Finland next year.
Now that’s a stacked lineup.
Have you ever wondered what your favorite artists would look like as ‘South Park’ characters?
We are the music makers.
Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival has an incredible lineup for 2017.
The iconic producer is set to perform on a “high-powered soundsystem and one of the most technologically advanced lighting rigs around.”
Warp Records’ (Motion) video has been ripped from VHS to YouTube.
The compilation also features remixes by Squarepusher, Ulrich Schnauss, DJ Godfather and more.
This synth lets you sound like Aphex Twin—because he made its presets.
Richard D. James is headed to Houston for a one-off gig at Day For Night festival.
The Planet Mu boss has compiled a mix of tracks all made by Aphex Twin for The Vinyl Factory. The hour-plus set promotes the expanded re-release of Aphex Twin’s collaborative album with Mike Paradinas (aka µ-ZIQ), Mike & Rich: Expert Knob Twiddlers, which arrived with seven extra tracks earlier this summer. The mix contains 32 tracks … Continued
We’ll probably listen to this on repeat.
More details about Flying Lotus’ new film project have emerged.
Has Richard D. James trolled more people than 4chan? Maybe.
The track “Vodka (mix-2)” will appear on the reissue of Expert Knob Twiddlers. Following the announcement of a forthcoming reissue of µ-Ziq and Richard D. James’ collaborative project from 1996, a previously unreleased track has surfaced online. The full album will be out on September 2, featuring seven unheard cuts. Pre-order the album on bandcamp. For more mad Aphex Twin … Continued
The Expert Knob Twiddlers are back.
Trolls NAMM; Drops Track. All a day in the life of Richard D. James. Aphex Twin keeps the good news rolling in the lead up to the release of his new Warp Records EP, Cheetah. The EP takes its name from the Cheetah MS800, a ’80s synthesizer that has the questionable reputation of being one of the hardest synths … Continued
Stop the presses: You can now listen to music from Aphex Twin’s new Cheetah EP!
Richard D. James has some surprises coming up. In the ongoing saga of Aphex Twin, Richie J. has announced a mysterious new “Product Demonstration” for NAMM 2016. The demonstration will take place in booth #2026 at the Nashville Music City Center from June 24th to 25th. The announcement also mentions a Cheetah MS800 – the … Continued
Aphex Twin, Daft Punk and more are covered on Swedish composer Hans Ek’s new album with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic. Ready yourselves: The next huge pop-orchestral crossover album is almost here.The LP is Swedish composer Hans Ek‘s Dance Music Symphony, and it features the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic performing orchestral covers of tracks by such notable … Continued
We can’t wait until Aphex Twin’s Cheetah EP drops on July 8th, but today we got a taste of it—and what a taste. Richard D. James casually released the first video for the track ‘CIRKLON3 [ Колхозная mix ]’ on his website—his first in 17 years, actually. Fun fact: the video is directed by Ryan … Continued
The Cheetah MS800 is considered to be one of the most annoyingly complicated instruments on the planet.
A couple days ago, Aphex Twin announced a new EP via a a mysterious ad that looked like a vintage synthesizer advert from some ’70s magazine. Now Warp Records has posted more info about the release. The Cheetah EP will be out July 8 on vinyl, cassette, CD and digital, and you can pre-order it now via Bleep.com. … Continued
To all of you for whom the period after 2014 has felt like a dark age, a verlorene Zeit, a time only made meaningful by Aphex Twin‘s 2014 record Syro and the distant promise of another waxy morsel in a forever postponed future, well, that time is over. Rumors are swirling that Mr. Twin has a new record prepped for Warp Records, with … Continued
Last month, we reported 😉 😛 that Nina Kraviz’s label трип would feature Aphex Twin track “P-string” on a forthcoming compilation titled When I Was 14. The track first aired during Richard D. James’ second Peel Session in 1995 and wound up on SoundCloud, where Kraviz presumably plucked it from the mass of other unreleased material and secured the rights … Continued
Nina Kraviz has pulled off a coup: an upcoming compilation on the Russian selector’s Trip label features a track by none other than Aphex Twin. As FACT reports, “P-string” first aired during Richard D. James’ second Peel Session and wound up on SoundCloud, where Kraviz presumably plucked it from the mass of other unreleased material … Continued
John Frusciante has shared more details about his upcoming Foregrow EP, which comes out via Acid Test on April 16. According to a post on his website, the work was inspired by the likes of AFX, Squarepusher, Ceephax Acid Crew and Autechre. Although he still used a 303 on the record, it’s not a full-on acid house … Continued
We’re always excited when new Aphex Twin artefacts are unearthed. Today, we stumbled upon this gem: a 1992 Peel Session during which Richard D. James bumps out some really nasty acid. Also included is a live recording from Sheffield Hallam University from 1993, which shows James’ more ambient side. A really nice way to get … Continued
For your weekly Richard D James fix, we’ve unearthed this rare interview with the producer when he was on the cusp of breaking through. It was broadcast on German radio DT64 in 1992 on a show called “Dancehall,” which was the first radio program dedicated to techno and was hosted by electronic music pioneer Marusha. … Continued
Cast in black and white, the cheery landscape inhabited by the Teletubbies takes on a sinister vibe, soundtracked by Aphex Twin’s “Come To Daddy.” We’ve got the bit where Po falls and rolls down the hill on loop. Read a 1996 interview with Richard D. James here or listen to all of Aphex Twin’s tracks at once … Continued
When fresh Aphex Twin-related infotainment appears on the internet, we usually start our feed posts about it with a tongue-in-cheek comment about SEO paradise and “Richard D. James Does Something” headline jokes. Today we’re feeling a little more meta, so we wrote about how we usually write about that in order to write some extra words … Continued
The 2016 edition of the Brit Awards is swiftly approaching, and some of electronic music’s most beloved mavericks have landed nominations. Probably the tightest competition is in the British Male Solo sector, where Aphex Twin is competing against Jamie xx, plus Calvin Harris, James Bay and Mark Ronson. Jamie xx and James Bay are also battling for Best Album in the company of Adele, Florence and … Continued
After uploading new material all year, Richard D. James AKA user18081971 shared another new track last night—and apparently he was drunk. The SoundCloud caption reads: “i prolly i shntnde downoied thi coz im drunki m ena uploaded..” Listen and judge for yourself, and read this interview from 1996 for more AFX. (via FACT)
Youtube User APBradley turned his little dog’s barking and howling in a beautiful cover of Aphex Twin’s “Windowlicker”.
The boss beatsmith remixes some classic ’88 Chicago house.
Missing the more evil side of Richard D. James? This mix collects his more intense material 1995-2001.
“I did this for Richard D. James…but he doesn’t know.”
Since around the time of Syro‘s release, the prolific Aphex Twin has been loading his SoundCloud with previously unheard material under the handle user18081971. The past 24 hours have brought about another deluge—or nine new tracks, to be precise. Head here to listen to them all.
Clearly whoever watches over mankind loves electronic music, because this year has just been insane for releases. Thank you, Biased God.
Am I one of those people who can’t tell the difference between authentic Aphex tunes and sneering knockoffs?
Our latest pick From the Vaults is the English version of Max Dax’s 1996 interview with Aphex Twin about his album Richard D. James.
Canadian mixmaster Funky Jeff has just dropped his latest mix. After some chilled out, IDM-ish ambient selections and a great mix on the oevre of The Orb, Jeff’s now struck back with a mixtape honoring the inventing force of what we know as progressive, electronic music. Yes, it’s all about Aphex Twin. And as this … Continued
The King and Queen of electrified rap have returned with a video that molds sexual tension into visual insanity with cameo from Jack Black, Marilyn Manson, and more.
Shades of Aphex Twin and Autechre define Eyes Glide Through The Oxide’, out now on Trilogy Tapes.
Featuring essential cuts from previous festival highlights like Arca (pictured), Orbital, Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus and Richie Hawtin.
Who knew Aphex Twin and Prince could look so bad?
Aphex Twin, Jean Michel Jarre and the late George Michael all feature in 2D’s newest “G-mix.”
Flying Lotus’ first foray into film features music by Aphex Twin and Thundercat.
When feel-good music makes you feel bad, this playlist is for you—including Ministry, Dead Kennedys, KMFDM, Youth Code, Death Grips, Merzbow, Swans, Aphex Twin and more.
Just like the origin of the universe, it started with a bang. On “Crash Landing”, the opening track from Low Budget Aliens’ debut album, the extraterrestrials introduce themselves as you’d imagine they would. Wailing alarms, shattering glass, and menacing, cryptic sound effects all communicate something to us earthlings that we can’t yet comprehend. Over the … Continued
In a moment when socializing has moved almost completely online, the music emerging from hyper-local contexts is a refuge. Recently, much of the post-COVID-19 discourse has revolved around livestreaming, tip jars, and mutual aid—with tech platforms (from Bandcamp waiving its revenue share to Spotify tacitly accepting the inequity of its royalty scheme) either affirming or … Continued
An ouroboros, a creature originating from Egyptian mythology, swallows its own unfurling tail. Aquarian’s debut album title, The Snake That Eats Itself, releasing digitally tomorrow on Bedouin Records, directly references this ancient symbol as a conduit through which he communicates the revolutions of death and rebirth as a young artist in a rapidly accelerating, and … Continued
Techno has always been a futuristic genre, but it didn’t emerge from a vacuum. Prior to the formal founding of the sound in mid-’80s Detroit, artists in disparate places were making music that could be easily classified as a form of “proto-techno”. This loose definition includes electronic music created by the likes of Kraftwerk, Silver … Continued
This Tiny Fog Machine Can Be Used To Turn Any Random Room Into An Incredible Techno Dungeon
Berlin may be known for its wild techno marathons, but for the past 21 years, the city’s most intense street party has been soundtracked by gabber. Developed from the scene of gabber heads that used to congregate at Berlin’s notorious Bunker club, The Fuckparade is a yearly event that was founded in the ’90s as a … Continued
Coachella will also host a new documentary about the Russian producer and DJ at the festival.
Breakbeat house is back. The sound, which initially came to prominence in the ’90s, has recently taken the dance music world by storm, and the frenetically ravey sound’s revival isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Scroll through any of your favorite online record stores, and you’re bound to find a sizeable stream of weekly … Continued
Even though Telekom Electronic Beats doesn’t publish reviews, we still listen to a lot of new music. Our new occasional “recommended” series is our attempt to highlight some of the noteworthy releases that come through our office. This week’s pick is BNJMN’s Hypnagogia, a beautifully introspective techno LP that ranks as one of the Berlin-based … Continued
It’s common knowledge that Silicon Valley has been the epicenter of the digital revolution as we know it since the late 1980s. A lesser known fact is how intertwined the tech world and the then burgeoning rave scene were. Based on a shared futuristic ethos, Silicon Valley companies and the US rave scene developed in … Continued
What comes after nostalgia? Berlin-based producer HDMIRROR may have the answer.
Danny Wolfers serves up 90 minutes of blistering electro and explains the inspirations behind his sound.
We sat down with the artist ahead of the release of his most recent solo LP, ‘New Horizon’, on Electric Deluxe.
Let the impeccable ambient selections of the legendary British trio lay you down softly.
Get up to speed on Icelandic techno artist Bjarki before he plays our Clubnight in Essen on September 8.
We attended the new chill-out party making waves in Berlin’s underground scene.
Where techno and Tetris meet.
“Welcome to the virtual nightclub.”
…plus a few you should avoid.
This video has some unusual tips and tricks from the DJ and sleep science coach.
The photographer, who is pictured, creates emotive portraits that capture artists like Irakli, DJ Stingray and Call Super among others.
“The very first step in the visual realisation of techno.”
From Ken Ishii to Shinichi Atobe, here are 15 of the best Japanese techno albums ever released. Listen to them here.
Roman Flügel and Jörn Elling Wuttke tell us how their work kick-started the city’s notorious techno legacy.
The FB-3200 simulates the famous Korg PS-3200 semi-modular system.
Discover the sound of Aufschwung Ost and Stammheim, the most famous places to rave in 1990s Kassel.
The song will come out on her forthcoming studio album, ‘Utopia’, which lands on November 24.
Let your mind unfold to these seriously chilled-out ambient deep cuts.
This might be the ultimate electro machine.
Mary-Anne Hobbs looks back at the remarkable career of a true radio great.
No techno collection is complete without B12’s seminal ‘Electro-Soma’ on the shelf.
Check this insider’s guide to Tokyo’s amazing synth shops. As Korg’s chief engineer, Tatsuya Takashi was responsible for creating affordable synths in the vein of the company’s Volca and Monotron lines. Based in Tokyo, he had his fingers on the pulse of a healthy synth community. Although he stepped down into an advisory role with … Continued
The legendary DJ digs up some of the hidden gems from his mind-blowing record collection.
The debut feature film by the Brainfeeder boss will be available for streaming on July 21 via Shudder.
Rediscover one of the most influential Warp Records compilations of all time.
The Qu-Bit Pulsar is the cosmic synth module you need in your rack.
Zurich’s underground hero explains her flawless DJ sets, which champion a deep house sound that’s coming back.
The pioneering legacy of the British composer properly honored.
The top-selling record sold 520 copies. Guess who made it?
London Modular is the showroom that keeps the UK’s biggest acts wired.
The best soundtracks are not always from the best films.
Musicians are starting to explore the sonic power of pictures.
Some of these dance floor records have been valued at more than $4,000.
We count down 20 record labels that have shaped techno for 20 years or more.
The Icelandic pop icon wants 2017 to be the year we transcend sexism.
This might ruin Christmas for you.
Roland’s iconic drum machine has been featured in way more tracks than we thought.
MurphyBot lets you enter the weird and nightmarish world of AI creativity.
The UK label’s website is now offering an interactive approach to its roster.
These pictures suggest that Korg may soon release a full-size Arp Odyssey remake.
The classic synth is reborn as the ARP ODYSSEI app for iPad and iPhone.
Tobias Thomas runs downs some of the signature jams from the party he hosted at Studio 672 for 16 years with Kompakt’s Michael Mayer and Superpitcher.
Twelve years ago this day, the great John Peel passed away.
Thomas P. Heckmann’s Devil’s Kitchen returns to give the Dutch made Synton Syrinx a run through on Telekom Electronic Beats TV. Watch as Thomas gives us a good insight into this rare and versatile mono synth which was produced in the early 80s and used famously by Vince Clarke, Aphex Twin and Depeche Mode.
From Frank Ocean to Pauline Oliveros, we count down summer 2016 favorites and imagined what their listeners did these past few months.
Is early ’90s trance making a comeback? It sure feels that way. Here are a few underrated gems you might hear the next time you’re out dancing.
Paul Kalbrenner’s new mix series is a beautiful trip down memory lane. The illustrious Berlin techno personality, Paul Kalkbrenner, has just announced the launch of a new mix series. The Back to the Future project began when Kalkbrenner started hunting down a certain track he remembered from his youth. According to the project’s press release, the hunt instigated an endless “rabbit … Continued
With less than a week before its second edition in Moscow this weekend, Outline Festival has posted a track from local breakthrough producer/DJ Philipp Gorbachev. An edit of “Ivan, Come On, Unlock The Box” surfaced earlier on a compilation for Nina Kraviz‘s трип label (no, not the one with Aphex Twin), and this original version appears … Continued
Five rare LFO tracks appeared on the YouTube channel “LFO – Gez Varley & Mark Bell – Lost & Found Demos etc” some time ago. They’ve been sitting there more or less untouched — until now. Here’s your chance to listen to these rare deep cuts: embedded above is Track 4 (Alt.Version) , a track that appeared first on … Continued
Update: We removed the track in agreement with the movie production company. This beautifully noirish cover of “SOS” doesn’t need a whole lot in the way of words. Portishead‘s take on the ABBA classic captures and emphasizes the darker aspects of the original. The song is supposed to appear on the soundtrack for Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of … Continued
You can now manipulate parts of Pantha Du Prince’s upcoming album by typing random letters on your keyboard. Each key triggers a sound clip and spirals into a wonderfully messed-up symphony the more keys you hit. We think this is an interesting way to get to know an album. If you’re in for the real deal, The Triad will be … Continued
In a new piece for Pitchfork, Phillip Sherburne chronicles the rise—and demise—of EDM. Like capitalism, he suggests, EDM was “predicated on limitless growth—ever bigger main stages, ever fatter paychecks for the DJs, ever brighter sparklers jutting from the jeroboams in the VIP section. But as everyone knows, that shit can’t go on forever. The bursting … Continued
Mike Dred just uploaded a batch of his old mixes, all of which were recorded between 1988 and ’94. Dred was an early affiliate of Aphex Twin’s Rephlex label and a mainstay of the British house and techno scene all through the ’90s. The tapes explore then-current styles and lend some rare insight into the … Continued
Considered one of the most influential labels in electronic music, R&S Records has continued to innovate through the guidance of founders Renaat and Sabine. Having released the likes of Aphex Twin, Model 500 and Joey Beltram throughout the 90’s, and more recently with James Blake, Paula Temple and many others, the label has developed an indisputably important … Continued
We just stumbled upon this JPEG to WAV converter by web-and-sound artists AzopCorp. Of course we had to immediately run our logo through the converter to check out what it sounds like, and you can have a listen here. There’s also a famous anecdote about Aphex Twin—who we spoke to back in 1996—hiding his picture … Continued
Manchester design studio Dorothy has mapped out a history of electronic music—in the style of a theremin circuit board. The Electric Love Blueprint pays tribute to over 200 inventors, innovators, artists, composers and musicians who contributed in major ways to the evolution of electronic music, starting in 1857. Léon Theremin and Robert Moog merit mention, as do Krautrock originators, John Cage, … Continued
Lisa Blanning recommends a triple-disc compilation celebrating Planet Mu’s remarkable 20-year anniversary.
From Objekt’s Facebook: “Point yourself in the direction of your dreams, find your strength in the sound, and make your transition.” I’m still glowing. Dance music may be rife with hyperbole and platitudes but I’m being 100% sincere when I say that closing out Freerotation festival last Sunday was an experience I’ll remember til I … Continued
Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner scroll through some of the best original cuts and remixes from German IDM figureheads Funkstörung.
The former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist names the jungle and trance records that inspired him to make electronic music.
EB’s longest-running column snuffs the candles—say goodbye with new sounds from Prurient, King Plague, Posh Isolation, and more. And then, no more.
Adam Harper unpacks the complex digital biology that spawned the strange and inviting beast that is Arca’s ‘Xen.’
When Renaat Vandepapeliere and Sabine Maes started R&S Records in 1984, no one could have guessed at the time that it would go on to develop in to one of the most important labels for electronic music. CJ Bolland, Jaydee, Aphex Twin, Joey Beltram, Model 500, James Blake and Lone are just a few of … Continued
With a solo album adhering to the ideals of Balearic on the way, we put in a call to Spain and asked International Feel’s Mark Barrott to guide us through this most intriguing of genres. Plus we turn to you to help us build the ultimate playlist.
The acclaimed producer—whose work ranges from improv, industrial, dubstep and dancehall—comments on a singular voice in a new generation of UK experimentalists.
We asked you what imprints were delivering the sounds you loved most this year, and you happily obliged us. What were the results? Find out inside!
Dimensions, the sister festival to Outlook taking place at Fort Punta Christo in Pula, Croatia, just finished its second edition. Lisa Blanning reports.
In this edition of his monthly column, the premier writer on new, emergent, underground music addresses how the framing of music can radically redefine it.
Max Dax speaks to conductor and self-described intermediary between the worlds of classical and pop André De Ridder ahead of his stargaze presented concert this Sunday.
Anthony Child, alongside Regis, is well-known for his tensile and steely techno, and has been one of the defining artists of the Birmingham scene. While a slew of ‘noise’ artists are currently engaging with techno, Child schools them at their own game, dropping his LP of archival experimental sounds.
Peruse a selection of our editorial teams’ favorite tracks from the last week.
Calvin McElroy is the man behind Kuhrye-oo. Get to know what makes the Montreal-based musician tick in our 10 x 4.
Riding in a train from Prague to Košice, Lucia Udvardyova reflects on new releases from labels Farbwechsel, Mik Musik!, Local Records and the polish music magazine Glissando.
As one of the busiest summers of Nicolas Jaar’s career winds down, we took some time out with him backstage at the EB Festival Budapest to find out how he’s doing and what he’s been up to.
Yesterday night the Electronic Beats Festival blossomed in Budapest. Hungary’s capital is divided by the Danube river into two parts: Buda and Pest. Over in Buda, cultural complex Millenaris hosts a crowd of 1200 young and chatty people, waiting anxiously for the bands—who started on time at 9 pm.
LA producer Shivastep (formerly Spectacles) makes beautifully sinister, skittery pieces of sound that draw from a variety of genres including juke and witch house. After seeing his latest self-titled video, we knew had to wrangle him into our 10 x 4 series. This is that. 1. Is any aspect of fame important, and if … Continued
Volkova Sisters are a self-described “electronic shoegaze goth-tron” trio from Hungary’s DIY scene. The band consists of singer and visual artist Dalma Berger, sound designer Dániel Sándor and guitarist Gergely Kovács. Borrowing their name from the science fiction novel Pattern Recognition by the legendary cyberpunk writer William Gibson, the band embraces a dark, melancholic vibe … Continued
In this feature from our spring 2012 print magazine issue—where every line is still valid—Electronic Beats’ editor-in-chief Max Dax interviews the director of London’s Tate Modern, one of the most influential people in modern art.
Among the many upcoming labels in Vienna, Schönbrunner Perlen shines in ways befitting to its name. Their first release, a collaboration between Ken Hayakawa and Herb Piper, still has us cheering every time it gets played (not to mention the equally promising SP 02). And if you take a look at the line-up of Schönbrunner … Continued
Over the last few years the Donaufestival Krems has blossomed into one of the most important events for the avant-garde in Austria. The 2012 line up proves this again by featuring artists such as CocoRosie who will debut her music-film project Harmless Monster and Dial’s highly acclaimed Pantha du Prince. It takes place from April … Continued
Oh the nostalgia! Those golden days of music video television long before the internet was around. Those days when we (as German teenagers) used to switch on the TV, skip to VIVA Zwei, and watch music clips by Aphex Twin, Sneaker Pimps, Funkstörung or LTJ Bukem. Those days when Ill-Young Kim hosted Electronic Beats TV, … Continued
Kelpe’s a hard artist to define. There’s a hell of a lot of bass involved; and then some folksy hip-hop infused with warped electronic masterpieces. And boy, do these peculiar fusions work. He was discovered almost a decade ago, by London’s DC Recordings and has since developed a name for himself in European clubs, playing … Continued
Bengalfuel’s music is their gift to the ghosts or at least it seems that way with their recent work which you can checkout via their Bandcamp. Bengalfuel consits of Lou DiBenedetto (also known as Dentist) plus Joe LiTrenta (Doc Deem) and they make ethereal and atmospheric pieces of pure bliss and beauty. The music oscillates … Continued
Marcel Fengler the Berghain Beat Boy is always able to present a multi-faced personality in his music. At one moment, the course and energy of his DJ sets can suddenly shift, but it’s hard to notice that specific moment. Due to his talent in reading in how the tracks float, the shifting between them is … Continued
Welcome to our latest video selection with Neon Indian, Aphex Twin, Balam Acab, Battles, SBTRKT and many more. 1. Balam Acab – Now Time (directed by John Hinckley) So calming and peaceful. The way the song matches up perfectly with the video, like it was written for it. I’m not quite sure if this is … Continued
Solvent – Curtains Video Premiere
I moved to Berlin recently, and while I’ve fallen in love with it there are a lot of things I miss about New York City. The way it smelled on a hot summer day; that oddly compelling combination of hot concrete, trash, exhaust and street-food. Sweat and perfume blending in equal notes. The cheap Bushwick … Continued
Lone – Future throwback
RxRy have just put together a stunning mixtape for Stadiums & Shrines called RxB. Let’s call this filtered and fuzzed-up music – nothing but the future of R&B, vol.1. On his Blog he wrote: “I am laid up. hurt, not sick. i’ll be alright. i am spaced on good grass and some soundwaves…lounging in afternoon … Continued
Hear why Nina Kraviz’s трип imprint is an essential pillar of modern techno.
The series also covers a wide variety of other classic synthesizers.
Upcoming artists showcase lesser-known shades of the country’s music.
The Euro DDL, a digital delay, is the company’s first modular product.
The Pochuvstvui EP is the first solo record from Kraviz on her record label.
The techno phenomenon will debut ‘Close — Spontaneity & Synchronicity’ at Coachella later this year.
“Music is about freedom of expression.”
The founder of controversial noise and industrial pioneers Whitehouse now operates as the African rhythm and vaudoo-inspired Cut Hands, and is making some of the most vital music of his 30+ year career. Interviewed by online editor Lisa Blanning as part of Berlin Atonal’s day program, we present the transcript from the conversation in its entirety.
Chris Clark aka Clark will release his next album Iradelphic via Warp in April. Clark, who was still in his teens when he signed to Warp, operates at the bleeding edge of glitchified electronics, crafting his music out of tiny fragments of sound and inecting the results with a human, soulful sweep. If machines could … Continued