Incorporating elements of video art, dance, and Lena Willikens’ eclectic sonic palette, the duo’s performance is described in a press release as “a socially-conducted, aesthetically-charged experience that whirrs, reels, and metamorphoses as a film playing in the deepest crevice of one’s mind.” Lena Williken has established herself in the forefront of contemporary music and it […]
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. […]
We’ve written before on both VR/Augmented reality and AI in music. But Fields takes it to the main streams of music lovers. It’s a new iOS app that allows you to create 3D spatial sound compositions using augmented reality. It also includes original installations by notable artists. So why not add some field recordings that blends […]
In the remote northern parts of Norway, in a city called Tromsö with merely 75000 inhabitants, one would hardly start the search for distinguished DJs. But this is actually the home base for Charlotte Bendiks, and to be correct she actually comes for an even smaller village outside of Tromsö. Being more remote in Europe […]
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 […]
Spanning across a long productive career this new box set by the Grönland label covers both Holger’s time as a member of Can to his impressive solo work and multitude of collaborations. Spanning both he’s work with Can to the time after means that you will be able to explore his music dating back before […]
We’ve reported on artificial intelligence in music before, as well as Google´s attempts in the field, and now we are seeing some concrete results. Google’s new A.I.-powered synthesizer, the NSynth Super is a device that can fuse the sounds of up to four different instruments—this can create a completely new sonic palette. Check out the video […]
The sound of metal and the ambient sound of liquid metals represent the latest venture that Sinjin Hawke and Zora Jones has introduced on their Fractal fantasy platform. The Barcelona pair Zora Jones and Sinjin Hawke have used Fractal Fantasy to release a series of supercharged, audio-visual club constructions, including Hawke’s collaborations with L-Vis 1990, MikeQ and P. Morris and Jones’ […]
Are you tired of sitting in front of your desktop DAW or perhaps feel that your hardware line up isn’t really cutting it? Well perhaps it is time to try something different. How about indulging yourself in mechanical techno? A guy who knows this trade is Graham Dunning. Graham is literally doing just this with […]
Feeling tired of those 909s and 808s? Getting bored with your DAW? Then this little beauty might spice up your next techno hit. How about to turn to the infinite perfection of a circle to get those gyroscopic grooves going. DIY has been a trending area for some time now, more and more artists are looking […]
Electronic artist, arranger and composer Hannah Peel’s work combines the tremendously deep, rich power of traditional brass with the uplifting arpeggiated patterns and unearthly sound textures of analogue synthesizers. Through an intergalactic journey from Earth to the star constellation of Cassiopeia, Peel explores one person’s journey through space, time and mortality by telling the story […]
The underground electronic music scene have many faces and the choice of software, hardware, vocals and tools vary a lot. One person who have almost made this into her life quest is KYOKA. Her exploration of not only unconventional sounds and rhythms is quite unique. Her utilization of vocals, which often is reduced to non-existing words, […]
To begin with audiovisual art is the exploration of kinetic abstract art and music or sound set in relation to each other. The exploration in audiovisual arts is not new, already back in the 1970’s guys like Walter Giers made a name of himself producing intriguing audiovisual installations often with impressive circuitry and sequencing. Today, […]
Katja Lindeberg aka HAJ300, co-founder of the Swedish female electronic music collective Drömfakulteten, has started off the new year with a fresh release dubbed ‘Swedish Tribal’, available through Bandcamp or if you are a retro-nerd – on cassette. So make sure to dig out that old tape recorder from the basement and crank up the […]
Robert Henke aka Monolake is an underground music profile who most likely needs no introduction. His work merges two separate, sometimes even conflicting concepts – technology and emotion. Being a renowned musician, sound engineer and software architect introducing cutting-edge concepts, he is also the man behind the Monolake project, which has enchanted many sonic explorers […]
In the borderlands of noise, ambient, experimental, industrial, minimal and techno we have iDEAL the Swedish label that has long been in the forefront of an alternative music scene. Started by Joachim Nordwall it has now grown to a force, promoting artists that are pushing the envelope in contemporary music. iDEAL has successfully run its operations […]
DJ, Techno producer, composer, experimentalist, avant-gard artist – the labels we can put on Austria’s finest techno export, Electric Indigo, are many and they all blend well with the impressive back catalog of this forward looking artist. With her roots working in Berlin’s finest record store Hardwax to today’s techno globetrotter Susanne Kirchmayr is a […]
When discussing the use of electronic instruments in Jazz music you often end up talking about hammonds and electric guitars, but that’s a very narrow definition ruling out most of the evolution made in Jazz music over the past decades. NuJazz is such a sub genre within Jazz that really brings all the ingredients from […]
Ready for some high pitched laser beats that will definitely trigger your imagination. This week we will look closer at ::vtol::’s latest installation as well as experience what may be your next party gadget – the Basslet. Russian based ::vtol:: has a rich track record of producing intriguing and conceptual videos where he explores audio and […]
A couple of weeks ago we had the pleasure to listen to the first single from experimental minimal techno artist OO_A LR5_N. Now the full size EP album has hit all digital distribution channels, like Spotify, Deezer, iTunes etc. There is also an opportunity to buy the album on Bandcamp and in doing so you […]
Frequencies can be sweet to our ears or utterly painful pending on what side of the scale you’re on. Many fine music artists are truly exploring the boundaries of frequencies, although probably the ones pushing the envelope the most are more experimentalists and more likely found doing installations at various art galleries. But before we […]
Experimentalist OO_A LR5_N is making music in similar genres as KYOKA, AGF, Pokk!, Codex Empire, Parallx and others in the minimal techno, drone, modular and repetitive scene of today. Exploring the boundaries of electronic machinery and the ambiance of nature these new tracks from OO_A LR5_N features two opposites – Repeat and Accelerate. Repeat is an […]
Christian Gabel is well know on the Swedish music scene and a devoted fan of electronic music. He’s been working with many celebrated artists like Thåström and is the drummer in the major Swedish band Bob Hund. Now, it isn’t really because of his potential love of synth based music or he’s relations with Scandinavian […]