We’re capping off the week with ALSO, the duo formed by bass kingpin Appleblim and newcomer Second Storey, who tell us about the records that united them.
Daniel Jones finds destructive energy and black metal vibes in Paula Temple’s Deathvox EP, out now on R&S.
New videos of the week with Cut Copy, James Blake, James Ferraro, Rival Consoles, Forest Fire and many
In this essay based around themes he’ll touch on in his upcoming book Ghosts of My Life, Mark Fisher—the noted blogger known as K-Punk and the author of Capitalist Realism—finds the 21st century identity crisis in modern pop through James Blake, Kanye West, Drake, and Darkstar.
Billie Ray Martin—one of the rave generation’s most celebrated divas—speaks to the original Detroit innovator and father of techno about his current projects, his history and kickstarting Chicago house.
Catch up with the latest selection of A/V joy, featuring SSION, Kriget, Wavves, Vondelpark, Trust and more.
MPIA3 is London based producer Tuss, who just debuted on R&S Records with Your Orders , a six-track EP of stomping, acid-tinged techno.
You might have been wondering about that ‘special guest’ we’ve been announcing two weeks ago for our upcoming Electronic Beats Festival Vienna 2012. Back then, things were already seething in the background, but unfortunately we haven’t been able to tell you (until now!) that James Blake will be joining Electronic Beats once again.
After a string of madly hyped first tracks and their critically acclaimed debut LP 7AM in 2010, Brooklyn-based duo Teengirl Fantasy return with their sophomore full-length Tracer, out August 20 on seminal Belgian/UK label R&S Records. For the new effort, Oberlin College alumni Logan Takahashi and Nick Weiss abandoned the sampling that defined 7AM, in … Continued
He’s always been ahead of the music Zeitgeist anyway, so why should Matt Cutler aka Lone be changing this pattern now? The Manchester-based producer and Magic Wire Recordings label founder is currently working towards the release of his fifth album, titled Galaxy Garden, which he’ll be putting out through Belgian/British R&S Records in May. While … Continued
Manuel Sepulveda, the artist behind Optigram, is an art director who has been responsible for a huge amount of fantastic record sleeves over the last few years. He’s worked for labels such as Hyperdub, Warp and Planet Mu and has created an œuvre that has something of an eighties retro-futuristic feel. Or just classy and … Continued
Is this a case of a borderline music video? James Blake‘s current single ‘A Case of You’ (a cover version of Joni Mitchell‘s 1971 original) just received a new vid, starring British actress Rebecca Hall, and moods are swinging. Daylight comes, smiling faces, night time comes, tears roll. It’s a strange music video which the … Continued
IOTDXI is the name of the latest compilation on R&S Records. R&S have long been known for collecting their current crop of records together in the collections such as ‘In Order to Dance’, and that is something that has continued with the imprint’s current incarnation, after they re-launching as a new independent label in 2009. … Continued
It was one of those nights why people like us go to clubs: experiencing something memorable although we’re doing everything to our brain to make it forget things. Leisure System’s 3rd anniversary party was being held at Berghain then, it was around 3 in the morning when Space Dimension Controller took over Panorama Bar. While … Continued
Space Dimension Controller, the über-talented producer who has been providing electronic thrills from the 22nd century via labels such a Royal Oak and R&S is to set up a new label of his own – Basic Rhythm which lifts its name (literally) from the Roland 808 drum machine. Speaking exclusively to the Teshno blog, SDC, … Continued