EB Exclusive: Gudrun Gut’s “Going Up The Country”

Following last year’s Wildlife album, Berlin’s real queen of electronic music Gudrun Gut is set to drop a brand new 7″ via her own label Monika Entreprise.

You can listen to the A-side above with our exclusive premiere of Gut’s beautiful cover version of Canned Heat’s classic “Goin’ Up The Country“. Here, Gut takes the blues-rock hit to some sort of neo-punk level, but flavored with a good dose of Neue Deutsche Welle and smart electronics. The 7″ B-side contains a classy Brandt Brauer Frick-remix of Gudrun’s track “Tiger” (the original appeared on Wildlife), and the digital version features an extra track—Thomas Fehlmann‘s rework of “Going up the Country”. The whole thing is available either digitally or physically from August 30th.

EB Exclusive- Gudrun Gut’s “Going Up The Country”

Gudrun Gut’s Going up the Country / Tiger 7″ Single is out via Monika Entreprise on August, 30th.

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EB Premiere: When Saints Go Machine – “Iodine” (Hankat Remix)

!K7 Records released When Saints Go Machine‘s Infinity Pool ‎back in May.

Now the time has come to re-celebrate this release through some inspiring remixes. Reworks from the likes of Planningtorock and Robin Hannibal (of Rhye and Quadron) have already aired in the past few weeks; today we unveil the third remix, this time from Copenhagen’s Hankat, reworking WSGM’s groovy “Iodine”. Listen here; you can also catch When Saints Go Machine at one of their upcoming live shows listed below.

Upcoming Live Shows:

12.07.13 Phono Pop Festival – Rüsselsheim
26.07.13 Appletree Garden Festival – Diepholz
27.07.13 Juicy Beats Festival – Dortmund

25.10.13 Berlin – Lido
26.10.13 Leipzig – XoXo Club
27.10.13 Munich – Feierwerk
28.10.13 Stuttgart – Keller Club

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EB Premiere: Eli & Fur – Nightmares (Nils Hoffmann Remix)

 

London-based electronic duo Eli & Fur returns with a stunning new dance number called “Nightmares”, the follow up to their impressive “Sea of Stars” and “Tonight” releases in 2012. The original track, released through NYX Records, is already available and so is the dub. Below, you have the chance to listen to a very special rework from the Berlin producer, artist, and DJ Nils Hofmann. Yes, Nils Hofmann of “Balloon”-fame—who topped the one million mark over at YouTube and released the acclaimed Verwunschen EP via Lochmann Records. Since then, he’s become Germany’s answer to Shlohmo and drops remixes like no other. Listen for yourself.

 

 

Eli & Fur’s new single ‘Nightmares’ is due May, 27th via NYX Records.

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EB Listening: The White Lamp – Make It Good (Phon.o Remix)

This remix has already made the rounds throughout our beloved clubs, providing incontestable proof that Carsten Aermes aka Phon.o is the go-to-guy when it comes to remixes. Here he’s reworked The White Lamp’s infectious new disco single, “Make It Good”, released this week via the ever inspiring Sonar Kollektiv imprint, also home to the likes of Jazzanova, Alex Barck, and Clara Hill. Why not slip on your smartest disco togs—it is Monday afternoon after all—and hit play below:

The White Lamp‘s Make It Good will be out February 25 on 12” vinyl and digital via Sonar Kollektiv.

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New ideas are remixes

New ideas are remixes Right in the midst of the debate about copyright trade agreements ACTA and SOPA pops NYC filmmaker Kirby Ferguson‘s fourth and final part of his documentary series Everything is a Remix. Following up on his remix examinations on the movies ‘Kill Bill’ and ‘The Matrix’ as well as three prior Everything is a remix-clips (watch below), Ferguson now examines the new battles on the fields of software and smartphones, and sample & patent trolling.

Based on the idea of social evolution, Ferguson describes how copyright and patenting were intented to help grow a huge archive of ideas in public domain, and how they’re now being used to increase corporate profits. “Our system of law doesn’t acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries“, states Ferguson in the video statement.

Watch the ‘System Failure’ video below and head over to Kickstarter for more information on Kirby Ferguson’s planned and upcoming documentary This is Not a Conspiracy Theory.

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