To celebrate 909 day, Matthew from Extralife Instruments (maker of the Super Sixteen eurorack sequencer) has built a free, open-source analog drum synth you can play in your web browser. It’s called ER-99 and it works best on desktop devices. Here’s the details direct from Matthew… You can program patches and sequences on the web interface and save them […]
Karrusel festival has dropped a slew of new names for its third edition — featuring an eclectic selection of performers from across the spectrum of electronic music. Grab your ticket to the third edition of Karrusel festival here. Based in Copenhagen, the festival will run from August 25 to 27 with headliners, Amelie Lens, Andhim, DJ Seinfeld, Extrawelt (live), Folamour and Nastia. Aiming to “document and […]
Perhaps not a surprise, but remixes can take many forms nowadays and this one is no exception. Korean sprung DJ Peggy Gou has remixed Kylie Minogue’s iconic pop anthem ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head.’ Peggy’s remix adds global club sounds of the 2020s to the retro noughties flair of the original track. Both Peggy and Kylie […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tresor has released its 30-year anniversary compilation, Tresor 30. The rather large box set has 52 songs and includes tunes from some of the Tresor veterans, plus new artists to the label. Tresor was founded in 1991 after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Carin Abdulá, head agent at OUTER Agency, handled the curation with help from […]
Heading for the weekend with some nice tracks that will spark your day. Kicking off with ROMsets and a new low tech / minimal / techno / underground vibes. tune Then, moving on to Klaudia Gawlas´latest release. But it doesn’t end there we’re also listening in on a track from Juan Atkins in relation to […]
A big energy company has for whatever reason decided to sponsor a live streaming session with the undisputed queen of underground techno – Ellen Allien. The event kicks of at 8PM CET tonight (May 27th) and will be broadcasted live from Kraftwerk in Berlin. Ellen has during the pandemic been a frequent broadcaster from the […]
Every now then new compilations appear that makes you wanna grab all the money you have left on the account to acquire something neat and this release surely aint an exception. No Photos On The Dancefloor by Various Artists ‘No Photos on the Dance Floor! Berlin Techno 1992–Today’, compiled by Heiko Hoffmann, follows a hugely […]
There’s a plethora of music documentaries out there, but sometime they all appear at once or at least it may feel that way. This week we’ve lined up four recent additions for you, ranging from rave to Brian Eno. How Synth-Pop Became Synth-Pop Brian Eno & Stewart Brand on Film, Music, and Creativity | SXSW […]
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 […]
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 […]
Few magazines have had such a fundamental impact in the electronic music scene. For many EB has become the go-to source for the latest in electronic music, arts and the underground arena. Now the crew at EB has decided to celebrate this with a massive 300 page coffee book that will provide hours of enjoyment.The […]
The Behringer Neutron has been out for a couple of years, but we believe it deserves a bit of extra attention. Within the space of modular synthesizers the Neutron is probably the closest you can get to a full fledged Eurorack without paying way beyond your budget. The Neutron encompasses the true spirit of modulars […]
It do happens every now and then, but who can have enough of this ground breaking act. So for those who still hope for a new world tour, this can at least beef up the expectations. A tip – do act quick to watch it as these videos tend to be removed quickly 🙂 Background: […]
Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore has for a long time explored alternative routes in parallell with his engagement in DM. His endeavors often find him exploring more techno and experimental electro orientated styles and his latest release is no exception. ‘Howler’ is a crunching electronic cut with a haunting melody and resynthesized vocals. The track features […]
As an important contributor of the Truesoul and Drumcode collective, we have been looking forward to the return from Ida Engberg for quite some time now. Ida Engberg is back with her first EP in six years, a transcendental five-track offering titled ‘Return To Consciousness’. Mixmag · Premiere: Ida Engberg ‘Return To Consciousness’ Everything happens in perfect […]
After 21 years Richie Hawtin is finally back in the clubs. As has been teased on Instagram for the past week a new EP is out dubbed Time warps. It arrives as the debut release on a new Plus 8 sub label. Richie Hawtin has released a new EP titled ‘Time Warps’ on new imprint From […]