The UK-based electronic musician Actress will return with a new LP called AZD (pronounced “azid”) on April 14th via Ninja Tune. The conceptually motivated album was influenced by the African-American outsider artist James Hampton, Afro-Futurist/Hip-Hop pioneer Rammellzee, as well as the desire to make his music sound like chrome. But, speaking with DAZED this week, Darren Cunningham might have discussed […]Read more ›
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Smirnoff‘s “Equalizing Music” project is an initiative to double the number of woman-identified and non-binary producers and DJs on festival lineups by 2020. As part of International Women’s Day, Smirnoff joins forces with THUMP and Broadly today to launch Top 50 Women Making Noise, a multi-media project and multi-language tool for fans and bookers to discover artists and their music […]Read more ›
Savage Cult‘s track “Face Orion” is a fierce cut of alien techno that premiered this week via The Brvtalist. The track will appear on SC’s Blood Artefacts due out Thursday, February 23rd via the French-based label Tripalium Corp. The release is part of the label’s Digital Mutant Series which they say is dedicated to: “the exploration of the alternative French […]Read more ›
Today we listen to Marla Singer‘s new Format EP. The French techno producer just posted the two song collection to his Soundcloud page today and he’s also made it available as a FREE download. Singer deals in a dark, malevolent strain of minimal techno here with plenty of industrial textures and tones adding to the sense of urban malaise. “Format01” […]Read more ›
Memo Guerra is one-half of the drums and gadgets duo Gods of Speed, and the musician also releases solo, modular synth-based work under the moniker Cheap Talk. Guerra’s Not House LP came out last year on Abstrakt Muzak, and in discussing his process for the release, he explains: “The modular is like an instant inspiration machine. In fact, there is […]Read more ›
Moiré‘s No Future LP is due out February 17th via Ghostly International. The London-based producer says the album is about “where we are as a society right now” and offers these four words as an even clearer description: “fear, hypocrisy, inequality, and lies.” Today we watch Moiré’s new video for “Jupiter”, a monochromatic cut that knots drum and bass into […]Read more ›
Watch Our 25 Favorite Music Videos Of 2016 Continuing with our countdown of great music from the past year, today we take a look at our 25 Favorite Music Videos of 2016. Often reflecting back to us our unease with current social and political conditions, we saw important work from Maurice Mikkers, crystallizing Takami Nakamoto‘s actual tears for a dead […]Read more ›