In the Winter 2013/14 issue of Electronic Beats Magazine, editor-in-chief Max Dax spoke to the synthpop legend about his life and work, and what the future holds.
Want to be the first to hear Hannah Wants & Chris Lorenzo’s remix of Karin Parks’ forthcoming single “Shine”? We’ve got the exclusive premiere right here.
In a conversation between EB’s editor-in-chief and The Wire‘s editor, the two respected journalists contemplate Depeche Mode’s new album together.
Got some money in your pocket? You could do worse than spend it than on this slab of vinyl from 1989.
The Prague-based label AMDISCS is, like its umbrella organisation the AM180, committed to a fierce DIY ethos and strong visual aesthetics. The label is one of their youngest of activities, which also includes the Creepy Teepee festival (read our review here), but has already carved its mark on the world’s underground scene with numerous releases. … Continued
The unassuming South-London area of Deptford is not the first thing that comes to mind when speaking about the contemporary music scene. Yet it proved charming enough for the musician Daniel Woolhouse to use it in the name of his new project – albeit only after he sexed it up with the sufficiently opaque Goth … Continued
OK so this is not exactly breaking news in the league of Ricardo Villalobos standing for parliament or James Blake being arrested for a drive by shooting, but it’s something we like quite a lot – and even more so for being particularly unexpected. Marc Houle is probably best known for his association with Minus, … Continued
The Maryland-based solo electronic artist Skai Nine is a lover and creator of all kinds of electro-based music, drawing inspiration from hip-hop to the synth pop of the 80s and yet somehow he manages to sound current. We caught up with Skai to learn some more. Electronic Beats: What’s your current state of mind? I’m … Continued
The Vinyl Factory – purveyors of the finest collectors edition vinyls have announced the latest addition to their tiny, handpicked stable – a deluxe edition of Duran Duran‘s All You Need Is Now. Originally released last year All you need is Now is the first album from the pioneering British synth pop band in over … Continued
Long term synth lovers Ladytron have just announced details of their latest album to be released later this year. Gravity the Seducer is the follow up to 2008’s Velocifero and was recorded in the UK with Barny Barnicott (Arctic Monkeys). Their eighth studio effort apparently has a more dream-like quality than their previous efforts as … Continued