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
The special Control Club party will feature Nightmares On Wax, Modeselektor, Golan and more.
We chose some of the group’s must-listen LPs in anticipation of their forthcoming release, ‘Dimensional People’.
The movie’s grand premiere will take place in Berlin on February 14 and will be accompanied by a live scoring.
Innervisions’ Frank Wiedemann, Modeselektor, Alex.Do, Thomas Fehlmann and Gudrun Gut all feature in this revealing film about Berlin’s legendary nightlife.
The legendary German electronic supergroup surprised crowds at the Berlin underground institution on Monday morning.
Luminous colour, morphing orbs and androgynous spirits make the Andrew Tomas Huang-directed video an unforgettable piece of art.
“The Gate” is the first cut off what Björk is describing as her Tinder album.
We sifted through the massive lineup for Melt! Festival this weekend and compiled the highlights.
It’s about time.
The cult German open-air will take place July 14-16 in Gräfenhainichen.
We heard these 11 tracks played the most in clubs and recorded mixes this year.
The techno-pop trio have just released a 15-track LP, titled Live.
The first look at the music video for “Notget” has arrived—and as you’ll see, Björk is literally on fire.
The apptly titled album Live is set to be released on November 18.
Portishead, The Human League, Jeff Mills and more share some insight into the inspirations Roland has provided over the years.
Radiohead has been remixed by tons of great producers. Here are some of our favorite cuts for the dancefloor.
Start your weekend right with Âme’s killer new remix of Moderat’s “Running”.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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.
Look back at the people and moments who made 2015 a particularly important year for feminism in dance music, from The Black Madonna to Björk.
“If its closure results in releases like the R.I.P. 50Weapons box set, then perhaps more labels should end.” Henning Baer recommends the last 50Weapons record.
Addison Groove is known for his UK-centric take on Chicago footwork, with releases on Swamp81 and the soon-to-shutter 50Weapons label.
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
The lineup for our two-day Electronic Beats Festival in Budapest is in! Check out who will perform at four events in Hungary this fall.
The lineup for our first two-day Electronic Beats Festival is in! Catch George FitzGerald, Elliphant, FJAAK, the Zenkers and more.
Headed to Amsterdam for Dekmantel this weekend? Tune in for tips from founder Thomas Martojo about the most promising DJs and performances.
The head of booking at the much-loved German weekender maps out his ideal schedule, from Nils Frahm to Sven Väth.
Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner scroll through some of the best original cuts and remixes from German IDM figureheads Funkstörung.
After a week of bad press for Lithuania thanks to Ten Walls, we set out to find representatives from its criminally underrepresented scene.
This Thursday, Frank Wiedemann and Ry X are kicking off a two-week European tour presented by yours truly.
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
Modeselektor, Legowelt, Lee “Scratch” Perry and more star in R IS FOR ROLAND, a book dedicated to classic Roland machines.
Modeselektor, Legowelt, Lee “Scratch” Perry and more star in R IS FOR ROLAND, a book dedicated to classic Roland machines.
We asked Krept & Konan, Zamilska, Gut Nose and Tairiq & Garfield to review Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, ‘To Pimp A Butterfly.’
50Weapons gun Bambounou on how to flirt with the mainstream without worrying about “authenticity.”
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
We tapped How To Dress Well, Louisahhh!, and 18+ for their thoughts on Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.
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’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.
Win raucous LPs from the likes of Modeselektor, Dizzee Rascal, and more by participating in our Skrillex-themed contest.
Giorgio Moroder and the Pet Shop Boys made it to the semifinals, and it’s up to you who moves on to the final fight.
Live report from Electronic Beats Festival in Podgorica with Moderat, Jessie Ware, and Kate Boy.
We’re bringing Moderat, Jessie Ware and more to Montenegro—full details inside!
Hot on the heels of a Modeselektor compilation appearance comes new instrumental weirdness from the mysterious Berlin artist. Let these searing synths and chopped vocals take you on a menacingly majestic and futuristic journey through a post-Blade Runner world.
Dig in, music fans—we have new newness from Milky Chance, Modeselektor and more—with support from Gazelle Twin, Grimes, Vatican Shadow, and Bruxa!
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
Read our report from the first EB festival of the season with Diamond Version, Bonobo and Moderat in the Czech capital.
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
We’re heading back to the Czech capital for the first EB Festival of 2014 and we’re bringing some heavy hitters with us…
What artists do our readers think were the best of the best this year? The answers might surprise you…
The single is dead. Long live the song. But what were your top picks from the year just gone? Find out inside.
On December 5th Electronic Beats presents a very special Scooter concert in Hamburg. Can’t make it? We’ll be streaming it live, right here on electronicbeats.net.
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.
Melt! Festival takes place July 19th-21st in a former coal mine in Ferrpolis, Germany. EB will be there refreshing the audience with our ice cream van!
With a beautiful private resort, organized activities, sunset partyboats, day stages and label showcases, Pratersauna’s first Lighthouse Festival has presented a new way of experiencing a relaxed music vacation, setting the bar high for everyone else at the same time. Iva Vukšić reports from the Croatian peninsula Lanterna.
We are hosting a stage at Lighthouse Festival, taking place in Croatia May 24-26 with Modeselektor, Hercules & Love Affair Soundsystem, Wolfram, and more.
For our third festival of the season, we brought Dizzee Rascal, Modeselektor, and Hundreds to Poznań, Poland. The EB team was there to report.
In advance of their appearance at our festival in Poland, we asked the sibling duo creating a hybrid of emotive pop and sleek electronics ten questions.
Unfortunately, Electronic Beats and the management of DJ A-Track have to cancel today’s performance at the Electronic Beats Festival by Deutsche Telekom.
Combining luxury island getaways with cutting edge electronic grooves, Lighthouse is teaming up with Electronic Beats for an early summer vacation.
From Fever Ray to Modeselektor, you can now access our library of DJ mixes and live performances whenever you want. Aren’t you lucky?
This was an exciting year for EB Radio; from Bestial Mouths and Ogris Debris to The Orb, Nicolas Jaar and many more, lean back and delve deep into hours of mixes.
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
We are pleased to announce that this winter, Electronic Beats will be presenting a string of European dates featuring Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem.
“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
Soon Hot Chip, Modeselektor, Dillon, and Woodkid will be coming to a very lucky crowd—and you could be one of them!
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.
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.
Modeselektor, Nicolas Jaar, Junior Boys, Mostly Robot, and Volkova Sisters are in—but what about you? Win festival tickets in here!