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
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
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
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.
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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’
As reported on Australia’s ABC, one of the distinguishing features of SARS-CoV-2 is the crown, or corona, of spikes on its surface. Zoom in to those infinitesimal spikes further and they’re made up of chains of proteins, looping and folding over one another.
In an attempt to understand this new pathogen better, musician and engineer
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If you miss dancing until all hours of the morning at sweaty nightclubs, you’re not alone. To fill the void while we are all stuck inside, the folks over at Revs have launched a party playlist for your listening pleasure.
After asking regulars what song they most want to hear when they
In February, Grimes introduced the world to Miss Anthropocene: a moody, high-gloss embodiment of the environmental crisis. Less than a month later, with the advent of COVID-19, everything came to a halt. As this new normal of social isolation ensues, our tense relationship with the environment becomes even more heightened. Against our will, we have
The weight of COVID-19 becomes a little lighter for bass heads of all origins, as Bassnectar (born Lorin Ashton) comes bearing good news. He’s confirmed he’s been sitting on a treasure trove of live audio-visual material patiently waiting in his archive, all “hi res” and primed for release, alongside a full-fledged “secret album.” The news
It’s still uncertain whether Burning Man, the annual arts festival held in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, will operate this summer. But Burners are still gathering, albeit virtually, to donate supplies like masks for hospitals and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re also working with other groups to make it easier for other