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Win Tickets To See Bambounou Play Our Clubnight In Stuttgart

The French DJ is touching down on April 20 for our show at White Noise. This weekend, we’re shipping out to Stuttgart for our next Telekom Electronic Beats Clubnight. And this time, we’re bringing genre-bending techno DJ Bambounou with us. A young producer who’s constantly shirking categorization, Bambounou’s playful, experimental tracks that regularly combine techno with … Continued

Moderat’s “Running” Get’s A Burning Tale Of Us Remix

The latest single from the Modeselektor/Apparat collab gets a sick club rework. In April, Berlin electronic supergroup Moderat revealed their newest album, III, followed by a baller video to the uplifiting and dreamy single “Running” in May. Now that track has been given the remix treatment by Italian tech house duo, Tale of Us. Isolating that awesome affirmation — “so I keep … Continued

Ziúr Gets The Born In Flamez Remix Treatment

Berlin producer Ziúr recently caught our attention with an insanely sick Peaches remix. Now the multi-disciplinary act has an EP that will be released on the amazing Infinite Machine label. Now you can listen to an exclusive Born In Flamez remix of the track “Fever”. The track is an exercise in deconstructed club music—not from … Continued

A Giant, Decapitated Rihanna Spotted At Berlin Biennale

Passers by the Kunst-Werke Institute For Contemporary Art in Berlin will notice something special there: a giant sculpture of Rihanna’s decapitated body. Aside from her magnificent figure, the synthetic corpse’s likeness is easily recognizable thanks to the pop singer’s iconic tattoos, but the face painted to its chest doesn’t bear much resemblance to her own. … Continued

Documentary Launch Of Recording In A Jungle Studio

Last year, Electronic Beats’ all-seeing gaze on cool projects happening in the world of electronic music led us to reporting on an awesome jungle studio tucked an hour away from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Modeselektor, Daedalus and Kode 9 all made pit-stops at the eco-resort studio facility, and earlier this year the organizers launched a further initiative titled SoundLab Southeast Asia, … Continued

Moderat Are Back With A Sick Video For Newest Single

Berlin electronic supergroup Moderat has revealed a brand new video to their latest single “Running” from the album III, which was released only last month and discussed in our recent interview with Gernot Bronsert. The collaboration between Berlin royalty Modeselektor and Apparat is over a decade steeped in records, and the new track continues their propulsive intertwining of club … Continued

The Future Of Virtual Reality In The Music Business

This month, leading virtual reality technology company Oculus VR will begin shipping orders of Rift, the first headset aimed at consumer markets. Its release has critical implications for the entertainment and music industries, but it follows over half a decade of failed attempts and heated debate over virtual reality. The technology was first used in the … Continued

Go Behind The Scenes Of Björk’s “Black Lake” Video

Virtually every Björk music video is a masterpiece. Take those from her most recent album, Vulnicura, for example: one was shot in her mouth, another came as a 360-degree virtual reality app experience and a third, “Black Lake”, was an eerie cinematic depiction of loss shot in an empty Icelandic landscape. The Creators Project has … Continued

Stream The First Track From Moderat’s ‘III’

Here it is: the first single from Moderat‘s upcoming LP III. ” Reminder” is almost solely centered around Apparat’s voice, while Modeselektor underpine it with a steady thriving beat. The single will drop on February 19th on vinyl in two versions: one comes with an exclusive B-side track called “Fondle”—the other comes with reworks from Special Request and Answer … Continued

EB.tv Went Skydiving With Moderat

It could be argued that Moderat—the trio of Modeselektor and Apparat—is a squad that goes to great lengths and heights for electronic music. And they certainly went to great heights when they agreed to take EB.tv along while they leapt out of a plane. If you haven’t seen that Slices episode already, you’re missing out … Continued

Celebrity Death Match: Aphex Twin Vs. Jamie xx

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

Moderat Announce New Album To Be Released In April

Moderat, the supergroup consisting of Modeselektor and Apparat, will release a new album on first of April. The record, III, marks their first outing since their last album II in 2013. The album was “made of blood, sweat and tears,” writes Moderat. They also announced their spring tour. Check out the dates here.

Addison Groove Mixes Footwork Fire

Addison Groove is known for his UK-centric take on Chicago footwork, with releases on Swamp81 and the soon-to-shutter 50Weapons label.

Marcel Dettmann, Shed, and More Feature on 50Weapons’ Final Releases

As you’ve probably been made aware by now, Modeselektor are closing down their 50Weapons label at the end of 2015. Now, details have emerged of the final entries into its catalog: a string of EPs from some of its best-known affiliates, including Shed, Marcel Dettmann, Zenker Brothers, Rødhåd, Bambounou, Margaret Dygas, Monolake, and Benjamin Damage. … Continued

R Is For Roland (EB.TV Feature)

Electronic Beats TV presents a special feature that presents the story behind R IS FOR ROLAND. Michal Matlak (aka Analog Roland Orchestra) served as the book’s central author, and alongside illustrator and photographer Tabita Hub he created an epic book dedicated to some of the classic Roland instruments that have played an integral role in … Continued

Funkstörung (10 Year Slices Anniversary Feature)

After 10 years of separation, Funkstörung are back in business and Electronic Beats TV has the scoop! This is a particularly notable reunion, not only because it coincides with the 10th anniversary of Slices, but also because Chris De Luca and Michael Fakesch were the very first artists filmed in the series. Over the course … Continued

21 Years Mouse on Mars (EB.TV Feature)

Andi Toma and Jan St.Werner a.k.a. Mouse On Mars have been doing it their way since day one of a 21-year career. With numerous albums and remixes in the bank it was time to celebrate, and Electronic Beats TV was lucky enough to be there for the ride. Tune into this Slices Feature to see … Continued

Dark Sky (EB.TV Feature)

Dark Sky’s early productions mined dubstep-related caverns, their Monkeytown album “Imagin” delivered eclectic electronics that ranked among Electronic Beats TV’s best-of 2014 picks. That’s reason enough to give the guys their very own feature, which was filmed in Berlin’s Tempodrom during the group’s appearance at Modeselektor’s Monkeytown Fest.

ALEX BANKS (EB.TV New Faces)

For this edition of EB.TV New Faces on Electronic Beats TV, we paid a visit to Brighton-based multi-instrumentalist Alex Banks in his studio. Previously most familiar perhaps to Ninja Tune fans through his remixes for Bonobo and Andreya Triana and his award-winning DJ mix for Ninja Tune’s Solid Steel series, Banks is set to release … Continued

Jon Hopkins meets Moderat (EB.TV Feature)

This edition of Slices on Electronic Beats TV pairs two of the most popular names in contemporary electronic music: Jon Hopkins and Moderat. Both the trio composed of Modeselektor and Apparat, with their album II on Monkeytown, and Hopkins, with Immunity on Domino Records, caused an international sensation in 2013—making it on to everybody’s year-end … Continued

Video Flashback: Moderat

Watch a special YouTube playlist featuring our favorite Moderat moments taken from the EB vaults, including a Slices feature from 2010 and Modeselektor live in Budapest from 2012. Everything in Moderat-ion.

Electronic Beats Video Highlights 2012

2012 was an exciting year; from a New Order Exhibition to an exclusive Pet Shop Boys Show, we’ve done it all—and we even filmed most of it! This is an audiovisual journey, so let’s just drop some names and then lean back and watch: Squarepusher, Hot Chip, Dillon, Modeselektor, I Heart Sharks, Woodkid, Hudson Mohawke, … Continued

Electronic Beats Festival Zagreb 2012

  “This is important! This is more than important! This is our youth!”, Dillon screams into my ear. “You have to write that in your review, this is the future!” Standing on the right corner of the huge stage, hidden by the massive speakers, Dillon was referring to Hot Chip’s ongoing live performance at Zagreb’s … Continued

Interview: Mostly Robot

Mostly Robot isn’t your usual band. Instead, they were ‘curated’ by Native Instruments. We caught up with Jeremy Ellis, Jamie Lidell, Tim Exile, Mr Jimmy and DJ Shiftee backstage at Budapest’s Electronic Beats Festival to find out about their live show, what their future plans are and what their origin story means for the future of music.

Review: EB Festival Budapest

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.