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This Video Is About Moby’s Time As A New York Club Kid

Moby takes a trip down memory lane in a documentary that covers his life in ’90s New York. Moby has been a busy boy. Just in case you need a refresher: He recently opened a vegan restaurant in LA, he’s just published an autobiography (it covers his early years as an artist in New York), … Continued

What Can We Do To Stop Drug-Related Deaths At Raves?

Magnetic Mag has posted a short roundup of some of the efforts to decrease the number of deaths that have happened at EDM concerts in the last year. DanceSafe (pictured above via DanceSafe) and other likeminded groups provide information about common rave drugs and pill-testing kits, while major festival promoters like Insomniac and HARD have increased … Continued

Listen To An Aphex Twin Track On A Nina Kraviz Compilation

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

Tech Talk: Magda (Electronic Beats TV)

Magda takes you into her studio and shows the set-up and processes she uses to make music in this Telekom Electronic Beats TV Tech Talk. Since moving away from Richie Hawtin’s Minus camp Magda has continued to push the boundaries with her music, and you can get the tips as to how it’s done right … Continued

Listen To All Of Aphex Twin’s Tracks At Once

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

A Behind-The-Scenes Electronic Dance Music Documentary

Watch this short documentary about the Amsterdam Dance Event, with producers Joris Voorn, KiNK, Armin van Buuren, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Don Diablo, Dave Clarke, Tommie Sunshine and innovators Dave Smith, Matthew Adell, Shailendra Singh, Chris Howe and more. Get behind the scenes with a first-hand view into the process of production, distribution and consumption in … Continued

Listen: Ben Klock Essential Mix

This weekend techno demi-god Ben Klock dropped a much-anticipated Essential mix for BBC Radio 1. While it features plenty of hefty slabs of capital-T Techno from imprints like Mote-Evolver and Peacefrog, the mix has a welcome abundance of classic rave sounds from artists like Cajmere and Plus 8-era Richie Hawtin. From the sounds of the recording the crowd … Continued

The Costs of Paying Artists

In the wake of anti-GEMA protests in 2012, the means of collecting and distributing royalties is changing worldwide. How do we fairly compensate artists?

Free VIP tickets will MELT! your heart

Experienced festival goers know all about it: Melt! festival, the annual gathering of open air music fans from all over the world at Gräfenhainichen’s ‘city of steel’ Ferropolis. Not only does this three-day-festival (July 13-15, 2012) have a one-of-a-kind location next to abandoned bucket-wheel excavators, stackers, and bucket chain excavators, but it also has a … Continued

10 x 4 – Portable Sunsets

Here some gorgeous new sounds by Califonia-raised, NYC-based bedroom musician Peter Segerstrom, with hints of Frisco’s Tycho and our local (Berlin) hero Apparat. Segerstrom has already opened for Matthew Dear, Richie Hawtin, Plaid, John Tejada, and The Field. Under his Portable Sunsets moniker he’s also done studio work with Richard Devine, Venitian Snare, Alva Noto … Continued

New Clown & Sunset compilation comes in a cube

Clown & Sunset, the record label of Nicolas Jaar, are preparing a new compilation that does not come on one of the normal vinyl, CD, or digital formats. The compilation, which contains 12 tracks from the likes of Valentin Stip, Pavla & Noura and Jaar himself, is housed in an aluminium box that you connect … Continued

Make your Mecca Melt!

Oh summer festivals! You know we love the festival season and there simply can’t be more fun than working on a festival review, whilst getting ecstatic on the dancefloor. Every summer we look forward to one extraordinary festival which is held close to Berlin, in Gräfenhainichen’s industrial park Ferropolis. It’s the MELT! festival aka the … Continued

The Radio Sessions – Electronic Beats On Air with Hobo on FluxFM

Hobo is not quite the name one might expect from a producer signed to Ritchie Hawtin‘s successful M-nus imprint. And then again, it might be quite appropriate, as the Candanian producer now releases his debut album Iron Triangle: since 2008, Joel Boychuk has released just one single and a bunch of tracks – which is … Continued

Nicolas Jaar works From Scratch in New York

Nicolas Jarr will be taking part in a five hour live, multi-discipline performance at New York’s MoMA PS1 next month. From Scratch is presented in collaboration with Clown & Sunset Aesthetics, which is the “interdisciplinary culture house” Jarr runs with filmmaker Noah Kraft. The five hour show will see Will Epstein, Sasha Spielberg and Dave … Continued

Laurel Halo joins Mute sub-label Liberation Technologies

Mute have started a new electronic music sub-label called Liberation Technologies which will be run by Patrick O’Neill. The first release is by King Felix, aka Lauren Halo, and will be aimed squarely at the dance-floor. Mute have a bulging back catalogue of esoteric dance music (Fad Gadget to Richie Hawtin basically) and look set … Continued

Who’s want to fly to BerMuDa?

Taking place in November of this year is BerMuDa, which is short for Berlin Music Days – a week long event that takes in over 30 locations with lectures, workshops and exhibitions on electronic music, technology and culture as well as (of course) parties in the evening. The culmination of the event which takes place … Continued

MINUS adventures in Berlin’s woods

Everybody in Germany agrees: this summer isn’t the summer most people expected it to be. Too much rain, too cloudy and not enough sun. Which doesn’t mean the bad weather has stopped people from going to festivals and open airs, it was just a major turnoff. Fingers crossed then that next weekend will see better … Continued

Label Feature: MINUS RECORDS

“We believe in what we’re doing, and we believe that the people will come with us — not always the same people. But we’re on a mission and we’ll find people who feel connected to that mission.” (Richie Hawtin) — M_NUS RECORDS label feature, taken from Slices Issue 3-08.

Subotage’s Csikidampresso on Bulldozer’s Compilation

Co-founder of the promoter team NVC and resident of the clubnight Casino Bangkok, Subotage has been a master of music softwares from an early age. Recently Bulldozer Records, an Italian label, hunted him down and gave him the opportunity to create his first release. Bulldozer Records selected Subotage’s Csikidampresso for their current compilation which was … Continued