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Theory of Evolution: Bonobo interviewed

Ahead of his headline appearance at Electronic Beats Festival in Prague this Friday, Ninja Tune’s understated star and genre-shunning producer Bonobo talks success, saxophone solos and, um, tumble dryers.

Interview: Amon Tobin

Amon Tobin is obsessed with sounds; it takes only a listen to one of his albums to understand that. But after talking to the forty-year-old musician, another fact is also clear: recording and producing sound is his life. Over the years Tobin has explored the world of music and never stood still. Starting with club … Continued

A massive Amon Tobin Boxset is dropping in May

Ninja Tune recently released images of their highly-anticipated Amon Tobin Boxset, and we’re truly floored by the beautiful packaging. Created by the London-based design team Oscar & Ewan, the massive packaging is based around the aesthetics of flower presses. Undo the bolts and open it up, however, and you’re treated to not only seven CDS … Continued

Celebrate International Women’s Day with some free tunes!

London-based record label Ninja Tune is celebrating today’s international Women’s Day 2012 with a free 6-track sampler. Incredibly talented ladies such as Emika, TOKiMONSTA and Speech Debelle, who recently released her second debut album ‘Freedom of Speech’ on Big Dada are featured on the compilation, plus a brand new remix by Banks of Andreya Triana’s … Continued

Raffertie reveals secrets behind his new Mass Appeal EP

The experimental attitude of Benjamin Stefanski aka Raffertie fits well into the Ninja Tune world, balancing between the texture expeditions and the dancefloor smasher tunes. His new release the Mass Appeal EP is out now, following his label debut Visual Acuity from earlier this month. Raffertie, as a contrast generator, divided his new music pack … Continued

Toddla T has a new show on Radio One

Recently Toddla T announced his own weekly show on BBC Radio 1, which is a massive step up for the young DJ and producer in 2012. His latest studio album, Watch Me Dance got some appreciation from us and contained some killer collaborations with Roots Manuva and Róisín Murphy. Recently you’ve got your own show … Continued

Eskmo to use almost every noise sources

Seeing two Eskmo gigs on the same tour is a fortunate experience as you have the chance to discover the same tracks in different forms. Both at Sonar in Barcelona and at Hungary’s Balaton Sound we were met with a massive, but tender, analogue rumbling from the Ninja Tune pioneer. San Francisco-based Brendan Angelides supplies … Continued

Emika wrapping up debut album

Emika the Berlin based producer and sound designer will release her much anticipated debut album later this year. First coming to prominence with her dubstep-emo single ‘Drop the Other’, she swiftly followed with two more ‘Count Backwards’ and ‘Double Edge’. In between she also inspired Ostgut Ton‘s five year anniversary compilation Fünf by suggesting that … Continued

Ninja Tune ask artists to give for Japanese Earthquake

The crisis that has engulfed Japan has totally shaken the world over, which is why Ninja Tune has taken the charitable step of organiszing a compilation to aid in the recovery process. Artists like Kode9, Illum Sphere, Om Unit, The Electric, Throwing Snow, Rudi Zygaldo, Fink and Emika are just some of the artists contributing … Continued

Dorian Concept preps Ninja Tune debut

Dorian Concept, the baby faced beat machine, who’s contribution to Ninja Tune XX was one of the undoubted highlights of the anniversary box set, is about to have his first full release with the label – an E.P called Her Tears Tasted Like Pears. With stints as a part of Flying Lotus’ band as a … Continued