Gotta love industrial sounds in modern dance music. Gourski & Appel take an old idea to the next level and present a 7-minute track made exclusively from sounds sampled in a dock setting. The result is intriguingly catchy, and the music video that comes with it intriguingly hypnotic.
No risk of anyone talking before the first coffee takes hold. Always the risk of a cold rain setting in just when the campfire is finally doing its thing. Dramatic mountain slopes rising from cold salt water. Remote waves shared with friendly sea- and land-dwelling mammals. Solar winds in the arctic night. The golden light…
Dutch duo Wanderwelle is responsible for some rather exciting music at the moment, both in the fields of Ambient and Dub Techno. Their recent DJ mix for Monument takes us on a smooth ride through electronic genres and tempi.
Always a good reason to spend summer in the beautiful North East of Germany: 3000Grad Festival.
A fascinating, in-depth documentary that tells the history and explores the complex socio-psychological anatomy of the Rajneesh cult, both from the inside and the outside.
Sounds pretty much like a modern-day version of what D-Nox played at VooV’s second floor on those unforgettable Sunday afternoons in the early noughties… Well done, Mr. Applescal – very well done.
Fourty-two songs from a wild range of music genres, sampled and mixed together into a one-hour cinematic journey: Den Sorte Skole do their thing.
Jon Hopkins’ last album would have been the perfect terminus for a musical career that burns out rather than fading away. However, he faced the extremely high anticipations and released another album. Singularity might not be quite as groundbreaking and innovative as the last album – but it surely is a worthy successor. Ecstasy and…
The Bomb is a compelling audio-visual experience that opens a dark perspective on some of humanity’s highest technological achievements. Original soundtrack by The Acid. Available on Netflix.
Adam Freeland – a man who needs no further introduction to readers of this blog. He just dropped a brand new DJ mix for Solid Steel Radio and, no big surprise here, it’s pretty damn eclectic, diverse and catchy. Also he told some words about his life in the desert and his most recent creative…
Land of huge temples, giant palaces and even bigger skyscrapers. Land of endless cities. Land of intriguingly organic gardening, using the splendid foliage like colors on a canvas. Land of fantastic food. Land of consumerist tech junkies with manners and style. Land of ridiculously fast trains departing on time to the second. Land of the…
One hour of deeply psychedelic contemporary Techno: XLR8R keeps up the high standard of its podcast series year after year after year.
It’s been real quiet around German producer Astroboter. So quiet actually that one might have thought he drifted into oblivion. However, now he’s back – and he didn’t lose his touch. This excellent mix is an appetizer for his forthcoming album Form & Void, to be released on 19th January 2018. And if it is…
Think what you want about Christmas- Nils Frahm’s Xmas Mixtapes are just beautiful to listen to, and the 2017 edition is no exception.
While the Psytrance scene seems to be stuck in an endless loop of the same artists playing the same sound for many years already, other electronic music genres are getting deeper, more ethereal and even psychedelic in very fresh and innovative ways. What happens at the Ranch-o-Relaxo gatherings in Australia is a perfect example for…
More than one hour of laid-back diversity mixed by Griff, the Australian master of Glitch Hop.
Acrylic color and how it flows and spreads along objects submerged in water: That’s what this hypnotic video by Thomas Blanchard is all about.
Fact described Yagya as “one of Techno’s best-kept secrets” some years ago. Here the Icelandic producer takes us on a melodic journey from beatless Ambient to Downbeat to Dub Techno and back.
In this short film Steve Cutts portrayals the everyday life of the great majority of people out there: Happiness in the spiraling age of consumerism.
Kabanjak keeps them dope beats rolling: In the run-up to his promising new album ‘A Map Of The Unconscious‘ the German beatmaker drops a new mixtape that is varied as it is melodic and deep.
Low-impact actions, such as recycling, were still worth doing: “All of those are good things to do. But they are more of a beginning than an end. They are certainly not sufficient to tackle the scale of the climate challenge that we face.” Reflections on the much avoided subject of overpopulation.