Future Shock transforms 180 Studios’s subterranean spaces through mesmerising and immersive digital technology – from generative and interactive algorithms, AI and 3D digital mapping, to spellbinding laser work, holographic projections and groundbreaking electronic music. Featuring a line up of visionary artists – Ryoichi Kurokawa, UVA, Caterina Barbieri and Ruben Spini, Lawrence Lek, Actual Objects, Gener8ion, […]
Caterina Barbieri has announced the release of her third album, ‘Spirit Exit’, this summer. Watch the music video for lead track ‘Broken Melody’ below. Caterina Barbieri has shared the second single from her forthcoming album, Spirit Exit. ‘Broken Melody’ arrives accompanied with a gorgeous visual from director Iacopo Carapelli and artist Ruben Spini, which sets stunning, slow-motion footage of […]
Google continues to explore new routes across the net and this appears to be their latest initiative. The tech giant has unveiled its new ‘Music, Makers & Machines’ online exhibition, which honours and explores the history of electronic music. Celebrating the ‘Music, Makers & Machines’ of electronic It delves into the many genres and technology […]
8Bit or Chiptune music – you either love it or hate it, but if you’re on this page our guess is that you adore those sharp Super Mario sounds that paved the way for so many underground music genres over the years. Back in 2006 a really amazing documentary over this era in music appeared […]
We are not blessed with all that much interesting Japanese experimental electronic music, but occasinally they do show up. Some time ago we reported on Kyoka but today we will listen in on singer and improviser Phew who is out with new material. Phew, a Japanese singer and analogue electronics improviser working in the areas […]
Known to most as Plastikman, the techno virtuoso Richie Hawtin has now teamed up with Endel to venture into the world of artificial intelligence. Their quest centers around soundscapes. Their new collaboration has been dubbed ‘Deeper Focus’. Backed by neuroscience, the partnership is part of a larger cultural shift of artists working positively with AI and technology […]
Are you getting enticed by the dark and the beautiful? Music that is both bombastic and ambient? Well then there’s a good chance you will enjoy the generative arts produced by 404.zero. Kristina and Aleksandr create modern generative art and innovative tools that raise the bar on the synergistic possibilities of visuals and sound. Since […]
As the European music scene is slowly coming back to life post the pandemic many clubs are still experimenting on how to keep the beats going. How about attending a rave event with only 4 people on the dance floor? Well this is what is happening in Sweden. The go-to club for contemporary music in […]
As Europe hopefully is about to open up many of us are eager to get going with life. And the new exhibition at The Strand will be something to really look forward to. The innovative Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda is bringing London a brand new installation, and it’s going to be just as immersive and […]
Khyam Allami’s »Apotome« was unveiled during CTM 2021. This web-based software environment was developed in collaboration with creative studio Counterpoint. Apotome was created as a tool to help counter the cultural asymmetry embedded in modern music-making tools, which share a bias inherited from Western music theory and culture. With this technological experiment in progress, the […]
It’s still summer but that doesn’t stop us from presenting some recently released experimental tracks that pushes the boundaries in electronic music. In this wrap up we have contributions from Pinkcourtseyphone, Drew McDowall, Robin Rimbaud/Ursula Berlot and Katie Gately, plus a bonus synth from v::tol. Robin Rimbaud (Scanner) enlisted the talents of Slovenian artist Uršula Berlot to […]
Electronic music and sci-fi goes hand in hand since ages back, but that doesn’t stop MFO and Roly Porter to explore the sound scapes of a dystopian future. With Kistvaen they continue there quest to make audio visual research in the realms of sci-fi. The audiovisual performance piece was captured in the imposing interior of […]
While listening in to Lena Willikens’ monotone rhythms we will update you with some cool stuff to check out in this week’s update. First off is a video from Maria Teriaeva. A Buchla distress signal into the ether. Siberian-born, Moscow-based producer and composer Maria Teriaeva uses a Buchla modular synthesizer to send a sci-fi distress signal in […]
This year´s CTM has just ended so why not take the opportunity to look back on what we saw or missed, in case you weren’t there to enjoy it. Entitled “Liminal,” CTM 2020 throws itself into limbo in hopes of stimulating a critical discussion of our present and possible futures. Music has long been a […]
Scandinavia’s main event for experimental and electronic music is back with this year’s lineup and we are pretty convinced there will be something for everyone. Midori Takada, SØS Gunver Ryberg, Ian William Craig, Oli XL, Tomaga and Selvhenter are amongst the live acts confirmed to play this year’s event, while TSVI, Nkisi and OKO DJ […]
The short video below, created by Erik Righetti & Device, animates a portion of synthesist and sound designer Richard Devine‘s speech at Sónar 2019. For those who don’t know about Richard he’s an Electronic Artist and Sound Designer specializing in Musical composition, sonic mnemonics, field recording, sound effects, and sound design specific for TV, Film, web media, virtual […]
The Store X The Vinyl Factory will present a new exhibition by United Visual Artists called Other Spaces at 180 The Strand this autumn, in collaboration with the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris. Other Spaces features three large-scale installations by the multi-disciplinary collective UVA – Our Time, The Great Animal Orchestra and Vanishing Point. Vanishing Point is an immersive laser installation that uses […]