Editor's Choice: April 27, 2013 – Telekom Electronic Beats

Editor’s Choice: April 27, 2013

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.