This morning (Tuesday, May 7), the infamous trance trio Above & Beyond posted the above photo to their Facebook page. Although no details provided, I must share my excitement. As a long-time enthusiast of electronic music, my enthusiasm is amplified infinitely when a respected electronic producer portrays their extensive musical ability by producing completely different … Read more
Since being named one of the breakout DJs of 2011, Maya Jane Coles has not slowed down. Even with 2 astounding Essential Mix releases in less than 2 years, the crowds are wanting more and more of Coles. The house front-runner made a throbbing return for the BBC Radio 1′s Essential Mix series with a … Read more
The Collaborators, a series of interviews (from The Creator’s Project) with the extraordinarily talented brains that went into the French duo’s newest production, debuted April 3, 2013. So far, 6 interviews have been released – Giorgio Moroder, Todd Edwards, Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams, Panda Bear and Chilly Gonzalez. ————————- 1. Giorgio Moroder (released: April 3, … Read more
Thom Yorke has pointed to a new Atoms for Peace song titled “Magic Beanz” floating around the Internet: “The Z is v important,” the frontman wrote on Twitter. “I’d find u a link but I’m still in bedzzz.” He so generously provided a link shortly after this. No word if “Magic Beanz” is simply a b-side … Read more
I can’t get enough of these things.
“Around The Block” featuring Talib Kweli is just the right track to bring you into summer, with its breezy hip-hop jam. This tune is the first single from Pretty Light’s upcoming album “Color Map of the Sun,” which is set to be released on July 2, 2013. It’s all about slowing down and enjoying the … Read more
So soothing. This track by Derrok, titled “Muelle” is a wonderful chill minimal track tied together with an awesome animated video by graphicxdesign. Enjoy.
As Coachella is approaching, I find myself daydreaming incessantly, procrastinating work more than ever before, and hunting down live sets or extended mixes to get me through the day. Below are live, mostly recent sets, by (almost) all of the electronic acts on the Coachella 2013 bill (in alphabetical order). Whether you are looking to … Read more
Formed in 2005 in London, Simian Mobile Disco is an electronic music duo and production team best known for their analogue production work. Along with his fantastic work with SMD, member James Ford has also produced work for artists such as Florence and the Machine, Peaches, Arctic Monkey, and Klaxons. Their poppy electronic sound will … Read more
What is Dog Blood you ask? It is the super group formed at the intersection of electronica heavyweight Boys Noize, and the famed modern dubstep artist Skrillex, producing a sound aligning with the dirty house genre. If you haven’t delved down the dirty path before, what better time than at Coachella with two of electronic … Read more
Robotic Pirate Monkey shreds it again with their new EP Booty Snatch, an explosive five track collection of heavy bass glitch hop set to make your body convulse. From start to finish, this EP delivers a sound entirely unique to members Matt Berryhill, Matt Flesher, and Andrew Hathaway. Seriously, wow.
Seth Troxler grew up in and around Detroit where he deejayed as a teenager and worked in the city’s key record shops, and now he is based in techno’s second-city: Berlin. As a solo DJ he is one of the most in-demand in the world right now topping the prestigious Resident Adviser Top 100 Poll, … Read more