An expose of news related to underground electronic music, events and culture.
Unless you’ve been hiding in your fully prepped bunker in the middle of the desert with no wifi to wait out the apocalypse, you’d be well aware that COVID 19 has decimated the entire music industry, taking the underground electronic scene with it.
Half Wild put out the call a few weeks ago to musicians
Per Hammar takes us into his studio to show off how he made his upcoming album.
The creative process is a very personal thing. While two people might make similar music, their ways of going about it will surely be different. For some, working inside the box is the answer. For others, perhaps a hybrid
Over the past few years, British Drum & Bass producers Hybrid Minds have broken out as one of the most significant acts within the scene. Defining a new era of liquid Drum & Bass, they flow between beautiful vocal melodies and the more high energy productions, creating the innovative and unique sound they’ve become known
The CEO of Goldman Sachs moonlights as a DJ and is even making (awful) dance tracks. We’ve had about enough of it. How electronic music is playing a vital – and viral – role in the whitewashing of Wall Street’s most notorious bank.
Lloyd Blankfein is a loathsome man. The longtime CEO and chairman even
Trance titans Armin van Buuren and MaRLo have teamed up for a new collaborative track, ‘This I Vow’.
The single, which features vocals from Mila Josef, was released on Friday (3rd April) and comes after several weeks of teasers from the producers. The track has been released on van Buuren’s Armind label and follows the
There are cameras. There’s video and 3D. What happens when you create a futuristic mixed reality space that combines them, live? I headed to a cavernous northern New Jersey warehouse to find out.
With or without the pandemic crisis, our lives in the digital age straddle physical and imagined, meatspace and electronic worlds. XR represents
“I was sleeping in my Dr Martens, with a huge jacket and two sweaters on it was so cold,” begins VTSS. “We’d have to go down to the basement with a head torch to get some wood to put in the burner. Everything smelled like the liquid smoke you put on barbecues, all my clothes, all
Are you a Serato DJ? Are you looking to use your newfound free time to learn production skills? Well, your timing is impeccable because Serato has just released an update to its beat making software, Serato Studio. It’s perfect for DJs and beat makers who are just learning production at home, or for experienced producers
Note: Marian Goodell, the Org’s CEO, confirmed for me that my conclusions are essentially correct, and called out this article as worth reading during her address to open the Virtual Theme Camp Symposium the morning of 3/28). She’s also replied to a bunch of people in the comments below.
I see a lot of Burners
New York, in whose dens of debauchery disco refused to die. The German cities manufacturing refined, steely electronica. Detroit, where fantastical imagination and ambition proved the perfect escape from stunted urbanism. And the UK, whose hedonism and innovation catalysed a myriad subgenres. Many places have made an indelible mark on the sound of dance music,
Twelve years ago, DJ and journalist Matt Anniss got into a bar fight that changed his life. It wasn’t the broken bottles-and-fisticuffs kind of fight—it was far nerdier. “I was a guest DJ at a bass music night in Bristol,” Anniss recalled. While the other DJs spun dubstep, drum & bass, and the like, Anniss’
There was a time in the mid 90s when you couldn’t set foot inside a nightclub without hearing Stretch & Vern’s I’m Alive, such was the crossover success of Jules ‘Vern’ Peake and Stuart ‘Stretch’ Silvester’s dancefloor smash.
The duo followed that up with the stomping Get Up! Go Insane! in 1997, a pivotal record