To enter Inkonst in Malmö, Sweden, always present you with a feeling of excitement and this year’s edition of ElectriXmas was no exception. Devoted fans of heavy synth music sees this as their Xmas-present and a party one will not miss. For Stereoklang this was our first visit back post the pandemic and we weren’t […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Haven’t seen this one before but if you are into electronic music and the legacy behind it make sure to check it out. Modulations is a feature-length documentary that captures a moment in history where humans and machines are fusing to create today’s most exciting sounds. It traces the evolution of electronic music as one […]
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 […]
Especially so if the origin is coming from a cult classic like Telex. The Belgian trio has mesmerized us for decades with their utterly beautiful synth tracks powered by modular machines. Telex came up on our radar back in the 80’s and after a number of successful albums and a best of collection things went […]
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 […]
John Foxx And The Maths return with a new line-up on their 5th studio album, Howl which will be released on 15 May 2020. The ever so productive Mr. Foxx is out with a new album dubbed Howl. We kind of have lost count on all the albums this man has produced (believe it is […]
TEGEL released their highly acclaimed debut in late 2017 and now Scandinavia’s connoisseurs of minimal techno and experimental sound are back with a new album dubbed Desolation in forlorn districts. The new album – Desolation in forlorn districts – blends influences from Ellen Allien, Plastikman, Nina Kraviz and many more to provide you with a full length […]
Following the release of his album “Be Up A Hello” at the end of January, and the follow-up “Lamental” EP last Friday, UK born electronic act Squarepusher now releases the video for “Detroit People Mover”. The video handles the neglected mass transit system in the US city from which the track takes its name. In the video […]
After a 5 year abatement English electronic musician Tom Jenkinson, better known as Squarepusher is back with a new album “Be Up A Hello”, out on the 31st of January. Fans can enjoy a taster as the double-A side 12” Vortrack will be released on the 6th of December, featuring Squarepusher’s Fracture remix. The new record, influenced […]
Komputer, the Mute artists who joined the influential label in 1984 as I Start Counting, are rebooting for a live show in London. I Start Counting was somewhat of a gamechanger when they first appeared back in the days and theirjoyful tunes were allplaying well in the electro community of the time. The transformation into Komputer led the […]
Nina Kraviz has announced a new EP that will come out towards the end of the month. The three track EP, stranno stranno. Neobjatno will be released on Kraviz’s label трип. In addition to the EP, she has shared the music video for EP track “I Want You.” The three track projects features stripped back techno offerings by […]
Curious about the title of this post well it is the name of a new live album from electronic pioneers New order. New Order’s 2017 set at Manchester International Festival is captured on a new live album from the band. Division made their television debut on Tony Wilson’s “So It Goes program” in 1978. For […]
2018 was a good year in music and gear. In this years playlist we’ve summed up what you should have listened to during the past year and what gear you should have acquired. Some artists stood out more than others and we will guide you to the ones you will need to keep an eye […]
Puce Mary (Frederikke Hoffmeier) has created a world of her own. Noisy, ambient, sometimes relaxing, sometimes utterly annoying, but that is the beauty of it. She’s created her own music universe and it is not for all. An open mind to intriguing textures, harsh noises, angry synthesizers. Something that is equally present when she’s performing […]
As we are eagerly waiting for the duo to deliver new material, or even better get out of their studio and go on tour we will have to settle with this little teaser by Thomas Bangalter. Ed Banger Records has teased this new track on their Instagram account. The track, ‘Riga (Take 5)’, is described as […]
We have done some cherry picking among the latest releases. Material that deserves a little more attention. First one out is an intriguing EP from Sweden. Peder Mannerfeld is at it again with a live recording from Berlin Atonal dubbed Roll the Dice. Live at Berlin Atonal 2017 collects four tracks recorded during their world premiere live […]
Europe’s leading underground festival for experimental electronic music is gearing up. Berlin’s Atonal every year packs an impressive line up of musicians, artists that are pushing the boundaries in electronic music and more. https://berlin-atonal.com/wp-content/themes/berlinatonal/videos/video-1-desktop.mp4 In the second wave of artists for its 2018 edition, which takes place from August 22–26 at the city’s Kraftwerk venue. […]
Electronic music pioneer Haruomi Hosono will be released for the first time ever outside of Japan. Hosono is a member of the legendary act Yellow Magic Orchestra – Japan’s finest music export. However, Hosono’s own music adventures are perhaps not so well known, but in fact equally interesting and forward thinking. Hosono in his solo […]
Two giants are delivering pure listening pleasure this week; Pryda (one of Eric Prydz many alter egos) and Goldfrapp featuring Dave Gahan will definitely run warm on your vinyl players this week. Earlier this month stated that he has a new EP coming out, the somewhat producer Eric Prydz has dropped a noisy four-track release, titled ‘Pry […]
Intonal, Sweden’s foremost event in experimental and electronic music, took place in Malmö this past weekend. Stereoklang was on site to report on the acts and do some filming. We also had the great opportunity to interview the experimental rhythmic band GOAT from Japan – Read the Goat interview further down in this article. Intonal’s […]