Rather than operate as a music news source, Electronic Beats operates more as a music information source. We want to share with you; we want you to know what we’re hearing, what’s reverberating through our cochleas and sending broader vibrations throughout our bodies, and by extension our audio-addled souls. Welcome to Editor’s Choice.
Michael Aniser (Contributing Editor)
Moon Wheel – “بابل,”
After releasing his first proper album on Not Not Fun earlier this month, Berlin based Moon Wheel just uploaded this suprisingly different track to Soundcloud. This is a deconstructed 4/4 banger, complicated techno, non-IDM…
Opal Tapes – “Batch 6”
The latest Opal Tapes Batch reads like an industrial techno all-star team. Shapednoise, S Olbricht, Rejections! Get it!
Louise Brailey (Deputy Online Editor)
Stay Positive – “You Hate Me” feat. Cooly G
Stay Positive formerly known as Stay + formerly known as Christian AIDS hook up with the first lady of funky for this undiluted slab of high tensile Ibiza-optimised mongrelism. It’s all fun until someone gets sunburnt boobs and the drinking games start.
Lana Del Rey – “Young and Beautiful” (DH Orchestral Version)
“Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful?” Oh hush now, lil’ Miss Needy. Don’t ever change, Lana.
Moritz Gayard (Online Duty Editor)
Excepter – “All the People”
It’s definitely been too long since news of the almighty no-punk outfit Excepter reached my inbox. Thank God Religion Records is just about to release a roster compilation entitled Psychic Selections Volume. 1, containing this instant classic.
Y◊ung Diam◊nd – “YBMB v.1”
Young Diamond is back with some dangerous dance beats aka nu rave dance shit. Enjoy the bass.
Daniel Jones (Contributing Editor)
Jonny Teardrop – “O Mirror”
I got a lot of love for my boy Jonny. The Parisian punk’s music generally ranges from blown-out distortion to witchy bass—which makes gentle moments like “O Mirror” so captivating.
CRNKN X ƱZ – “Booty to the Ground” (Lazerdisk Party Sex Remix)
New Jack Trap?? God yes.
Michael Lutz (Magazine Duty Editor)
Quasimoto – “Planned Attack”
A cut right off of the new Quasimoto LP Yessir Whatever which Stones Throw announced earlier this week. Check out a conversation between Madlib and Thomas Fehlmann, featured in Electronic Beats Magazine Winter 2012/ 2013.
Published April 26, 2013.