Sweden’s foremost event for EBM, Electro pop and everything in between is back with yet another impressive line up this year’s event. The event is, as always, hosted at Inkonst – Malmö’s prime venue for the alternative music scene. In other words gear up for the biggest electronic party in 2022. electriXmas has spoiled us […]
Last month, Fever Ray returned with a new single, “What They Call Us”. Now, the multi-talented Karin Dreijer (ex. The Knife) is announcing a whole new album, Radical Romantics, her follow-up to 2017’s Plunge. The album features production from Dreijer’s brother and the Knife partner Olof, plus contributions from Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, […]
Close to 10 years on since his last solo venture, Marcel Dettmann arrives on Dekmantel Records with an expansive album captured in a flash of inspiration. Fear Of Programming will be out on November 25, 2022.  In many ways Fear Of Programming is a reflection on the artistic process – the critical hurdles one has […]
Telex an all time personal favourite and fore-runner when it comes to electronic pop music are back in the limelight. Out now is “EP1” by Telex which acts as a teaser for a box set collecting their 6 studio albums. Out on Mute on 3 March 2023 the box set holds remastered reissues of their […]
Mary Anne Hobbs has announced that David Sylvian will take part in a special show on BBC 6 Music later this month, the musician’s first major engagement with the media in fifteen years. Speaking on her show, Hobbs said: “David Sylvian has been comfortable in his own silence for the best part of 15 years, […]
New York-based, Korean-American musician Margaret Sohn aka Miss Grit, signs with Mute accompanied by new material New York-based, Korean-American musician Margaret Sohn aka Miss Grit, returns today with a new single “Like You”, and announces being signed to Mute. Miss Grit has released two EPs over the past three years, “Talk, Talk” and “Impostor”. The new single was produced and recorded by […]
If Brutalism is somewaht of an indication of Jeam-Michel’s upcoming album we can expect a lot of experimental noise and soundscapes. JM may even have used field recording as a means of powering up his electronic ventures. Jean-Michel Jarre is back with his 22nd album this October, embracing VR technology with whats described as a groundbreaking […]
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, […]
Spotify is entering metaverse and NFTs, an exciting new sonic territory may await with their Roblox theme “islands” promising integration of an online DAW. The first of these strategies includes Spotify Island, which merges the number one music streaming service with one of the most popular gaming and metaverse platforms with Gen Z, Roblox. From early news, the approach looks […]
Hannes Bieger Balance Compilation has been years in the making, as Hannes, one of Europe’s most sought-after mixing and mastering engineers, acquired some of the highest talent in the industry to bring on for the project. Bieger’s Balance Compilation is made up entirely of his own original productions, alongside high-caliber acts and collaborators, creating a […]
It is with great sadness that we’ve learned the other day that Klaus Schulze has passed away. His legacy will however live on and continue to inspire for generations to come. Klaus Schulze was known for his early work with Tangerine Dream, the krautrock band Ash Ra Tempel, and especially his electronic music solo work […]
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 […]
Technics has announced a 50-year anniversary of the iconic SL-1200 DJ turntable, the limited-edition SL-1200M7L. An iconic player still as relevant today as in 1972, especially so with the renewed hype for vinyl. Based on the SL-1200MK7, released in 2019, the new direct-drive turntables will be available in seven limited-edition colours (black, red, blue, white, green, yellow, beige) which have been selected to […]
Soft Cell have teamed up with Pet Shop Boys on their latest single ‘Purple Zone’ which will also feature on Soft Cell’s forthcoming album, ‘*Happiness Not Included’. The collaboration came about due to the Pet Shop Boys hearing ‘Purple Zone’ performed live at a Soft Cell show in 2021 — initial conversations had been around producing a remix, according […]
Better late than sorry. It sure looks that the underground music scene has finally entered right into the heart of Hollywood. In the latest incarnation of the apparently immortal Batman a whole row of techno celebs are contributing to the soundtrack. Using both exclusive productions and some pre-existing bangers from the likes of Peggy Gou, […]
Executive produced by Tiga, ‘Consumed In Key’ finds Richie Hawtin & Chilly Gonzales working on a re-imagination of Hawtin’s 1998 album. Plastikman’s 1998 album Consumed is getting a new look with a project called Consumed in Key. Richie Hawtin (Plastikman) has teamed up with Chilly Gonzales to reinvent the album in a new way. There is a third party involved, Tiga, who helped connect […]
Moog has launched a new documentary series called GIANTS, which will use original music, imagery and more to explore the effect and legacy of some of electronic music’s most influential personalities. “The artists in this series have left an indelible impact on electronic music history and culture, and their contributions have pushed the artform and industry […]
Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp have announced Profound Mysteries, which they are calling a “conceptual project” and not an album. With the announcement comes a new single “Impossible” featuring Alison Goldfrapp. In promotion of the project, Röyksopp has dropped a new single, titled “Impossible,” featuring British vocalist Alison Goldfrapp from the electronic duo Goldfrapp. Along with the new track came […]
It is with great pleasure we can conclude that the journey Moby started with Reprise will have a second wave. Pending on who you follow on IG you may have seen the plans for a remix and now all the details are finally out there. In 2021, Moby released his debut Deutsche Grammophon album Reprise. This personal collection of acoustic […]
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 […]
Pioneering the field of electronic music few have not come into contact with Tangerine Dream and their 100+ album legacy. The band has since its formation in the 60’s and 70’s lived through numerous of iterations with Edgar Froese being the sole constant until has passing in 2015. So the 2021 edition of Tangerine Dream […]
Sequential is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Dave Smith’s modern classic, the Prophet-5 (and Prophet-10) Rev4! As part of the celebration key artists like Kenny Larkin, Richard Barbieri and others asked Dave for the inside scoop on the vintage Prophet-5 and the Rev 4 — one year on. The Return of a Legend Before the […]
Brazilian techno DJ ANNA has just dropped two new versions of Orbital’s ‘Belfast’, marking its 30th anniversary. Released yesterday, November 10, ANNA’s remix pack features two altered versions of the Kent-born duo’s enormous 1991 released track. The pack boasts a rave-ready ‘Techno Remix’ adding tribal drums with a darker sound, along with an ‘Ambient Remix’, stripping it […]
About time that one of the most influential acts in modern music finally got the recognition they should have received year’s ago 🙂 Kraftwerk received a Music Excellence Award this weekend after they were inducted at the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony. Honoured by Pharrell Williams, Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore, Run-DMC’s Darryl McDaniels, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, and […]