Interviewing an artist who can’t speak is an unusual, almost meditative experience. I am in a small town outside Toulouse in south-western France to meet Pone, a beatmaker who helped shape the sound of French hip-hop in the 1990s. As part of Marseille’s seminal group Fonky Family, he produced hits such as Art De Rue, Sans Rémission and
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After bushfires forced festival organisers to postpone this year’s Rainbow Serpent Festival, the event will make its triumphant return this Easter.
As a result of bushfire damage to the festival’s Lexton site and safety concerns, the Rainbow Serpent crew made alternate plans for this year’s festival. Having operated over the January long weekend for 22
It’s commonly understood that phone use at live events is a big problem. High-profile DJs have been talking about the issue since at least 2015. And both Annie Mac and The Warehouse Project founder Sacha Lord publicly railed against over-filming earlier this year, saying, in essence, that it kills the vibe. A host of think-pieces
Clubs in Berlin are fighting to gain the same cultural recognition as opera houses, concert halls and theatres.
They are classified currently as “entertainment venues” alongside brothels and casinos, but seek the legal status that would protect them from gentrification in the German capital.
On Wednesday (12th February) a group dedicated to protecting the capital’s nightlife
World health authorities warned Tuesday that the coronavirus – first identified in the central Chinese city of Wuhan – was a “very grave threat” globally. The death toll from the coronavirus has topped 1,000 in China, with more than 42,600 people infected. And yet, Dutch DJ Lex Gaarthuis on Radio 10 in the Netherlands felt it was
Valentine’s Day can suck for many, even (or sometimes especially) couples, but this year is also a New Music Friday. Tame Impala highlights the releases today, obviously, but there are plenty of other great tracks to love. Calvin Harris debuted his new Love Regenerator alias three weeks ago, signaling a very different shift in his
Welcome back to our weekly new Psytrance releases !
Dacru Records released a new EP from The Freak Show & Octagon titled “Earth”
BMSS Records released a new EP from UNI, The Papuna & Dopamine , titled “Keiseihouou”
Digital Om Productions published a new EP from Alienatic titled “Clone Island” …..
These beats were
We’ve collected our favourite Chill tracks released in January 2020 into one incredible playlist featuring Dubnotic, Emancipator, a track from S-Range & ARKAMENA’s brilliant psychill concept album “I Am | The Computer | The Program | The Game”, a pair of debut releases from Mexican project Future Opioids and Croatian duo Babilu, a delightful surprise
The producers among us know that when a beat comes to mind, it needs to be laid down immediately. Even if you’re hauling down an interstate highway.
Recently, a Washington State trooper pulled over a semi truck driver for speeding only to find the rig decked out with a full recording studio inside. Not only
I am not a superior being. I’ve just been DJing an absurdly long time. That is all. And when you’ve been doing it a long time there are some things you spot in other DJs that perhaps others do not. Good things. Things that shout ‘professional’. They’re often subtle. Small, even. But short of sniffing each
Every now and then, a masked figure steps into the spotlight of electronic music and catches people’s attention with a combination of top-notch music, quality marketing, and most importantly of all, consistency, which in turn propels them to the top of the charts. Artists like Daft Punk, Deadmau5, and today’s guest, Boris Brejcha. Although he
At the center of this pulsing lotus, Maceo Plex takes the stage, and the roughly 5,000 attendees segue into a kind of collective euphoria. The American DJ has never before set foot in this littoral Central American nation, and almost none of the Ticos, as locals call themselves, have ever seen him play live. But the sophisticated crowd,