Sunday, 28 Feb 2010 /
The developers have announced a new Kore-powered instrument based on their popular Massive synth.
The soulful Berliner will release his second solo album in March.
Saturday, 27 Feb 2010 /
Miles Whittaker and Andy Stott offer up a moody 60 minutes of jungle, dubstep and techno for London club night Colony.
The seminal trip-hop outfit hits the road next month.
Friday, 26 Feb 2010 /
After the news
this week of Ministry of Sound's potential closure, BBC News
looks into the problems faced by clubs and bars over neighbours' noise complaints.
Create Digital Music scratch the surface of Henke's working methods as Monolake, dissect his working relationship with Ableton and discuss the importance of timbre.
The Chilean minimalist will head to Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham for a set of rare non-London dates this Easter.
The legendary edit-master will play a four-hour set at Electric Pickle next month.
The new multi-day festival will host performances from Dopplereffekt, The Field, Kode9 and Mount Kimbie.
Todd Edwards, Joker, Cassius, Digitalism, Roni Size and many more will appear at the weekly London event during the next few months.
Jay Ahern will play live this weekend at Electrodes & Wires with Dasha Rush, Adam X, Suzi Wong and Dash & Dry.
The St. Petersburg bass maestro will release his debut album next month.
The Mowar boss strides confidently through an hour of spacious house and techno for Test Industries.
The BPitch boss will release her fifth solo full-length in May.
Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 /
The Melbourne jock will headline the Sydney-based party's March installment.
Agoria, Lee Burridge and DJ T and are also among the names added to WMC's marathon closer.
Mr. V, Alix Alvarez and Franck Roger will come together for a collaborative main room performance at Egg next month.
Hot Chip, Booka Shade, Matthew Herbert and more have also been confirmed for the French festival.
David Moufang will play a special three-hour set for the Leeds-based shindig next month.
Hot Chip and Flying Lotus will join LCD Soundsystem and Air as the first acts announced for the festival in Barcelona.
The Brooklyn-based beatsmith has signed to Pinch's Tectonic label for her forthcoming mini-album, which is due in April.
It's warm. It's fuzzy. It's retro. It's Canadian duo Azari & III in the mix for Warm.
Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 /
Apparat and Marc Marzenit will also appear at the brand's launch in April.
The legendary West Coast DJ talks American scene politics, reminiscences about the good old days and offers up a mix for the Jack the Box blog.
The Swiss house producer will release his second album this May.
The tenacious diva will be joined at the London festival by Booka Shade, Henrik Schwarz, Hercules & Love Affair and Joy Orbison.
The two tech-house labels will share an open-air showcase in Miami this year.
The progressive stalwart will collaborate with the London venue's technical team to produce a special audio/visual event next month.
Cheap & Deep, Luke Hess and Derek Plaslaiko are also among the names recently announced for the Colorado music festival.
The famed London venue will have a hearing to decide their future at the end of March.
Kompakt's newest production duo will release their debut record this spring.
The Mobilee head stitches together Romanthony, Moodymann and Ricardo Villalobos for Bodytonic.
Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 /
The British DJ will kick things off with dates in Sydney and Melbourne this weekend.
The Berlin techno institution will celebrate the milestone next month with the help of Blake Baxter and DJ Rush.
The Manchester-based instrumental hip-hop and dubstep party will celebrate this weekend with Brackles and Floating Points.
The Detroit house luminary will play shows in the Netherlands, France and Germany over the next few weeks.
Dâm-Funk and The Cinematic Orchestra headline the second edition of the Croatian festival.
Secretsundaze and Fact Magazine will be amongst those choosing artists for the new event on the Adriatic coast.
The New York label will throw their first WMC party in the upstairs room of Space.
The London festival will now take place over two days during this year's August Bank Holiday weekend.
The DFA mainstay will helm the next installment of !K7's mix series.
19-year-old Northern Irish producer Jack Hamill marries large chunks of his own material with Model 500 and Mike Dehnert for Fact.
Monday, 22 Feb 2010 /
Schwa will play a live set this weekend at Velvet in celebration.
Dominik Eulberg and Tobias Becker will play a string of dates across the country in March.
Propellerhead's James Bernard has begun a weekly one year video course looking at tips and tricks for the company's popular software packages.
The Chilean minimalist will follow up 2005's Familia this spring.
Nathan Jonson will release his second album via his older brother's Wagon Repair imprint later this year.
The D25 bash will feature a star-studded line-up of Carl Craig, Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and many more.
The fifth edition of the Bucharest-based festival will take place at the end of April.
Boys Noize and Royksopp are also among the first names announced for the Serbian festival.
Scuba, Untold, Jamie Vex'd and more will lay down their respective bass-heavy styles as part of RBMA London's second term.
After last week's initial video
here's a further taste of Henrik Schwarz and Bugge Wesseltoft's joint performance at RA and RBMA's get together at The Royal Festival Hall in London earlier this month.
Sunday, 21 Feb 2010 /
The LA-based hip-hop experimentalist will play nine cities in Europe and the UK this March.
Saturday, 20 Feb 2010 /
The collaborative imprint will reissue digital era reggae and dancehall records.
Jimmy Edgar, Stimming and Session Victim help the US DJ/producer along in his effort for what people play's podcast series.
Friday, 19 Feb 2010 /
The Liverpool night will celebrate ten years of operation with Busy P, Justice, Cassius and DJ Mehdi next month.
Luke Vibert, Lee Jones, Koss and Shur-I-Kan will all contribute to the Japanese label's first ever compilation.
The eccentric producer will release the first installment of his One trilogy next month.
The new double-disc set will feature Deadmau5, Dennis Ferrer, Kaiserdisco and more.
The young London duo treat Manchester's Deaf Institute to a scattered hour of visceral beats and bleeps.
Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 /
Burlington Project takes a long hard look at the London club scene with Bastard Batty Bass girl Hannah Holland.
The European disco producer will arrive for a string of dates in March.
The Unwind crew will take over Shoreditch's The Last Days Of Decadence venue every single Friday for a run of free parties.
The Scottish disco DJ will spin in Kreuzberg this weekend, alongside Move D and Jonah Sharp's live collaboration.
Radio Slave, Matthew Dear, Seth Troxler, Kate Simko and more will play the Detroit label's tenth anniversary party in Miami.
Get Physical's star production duo will release their fifth album this May.
Local development plans are threatening the venue's entertainment license.
Renaissance will issue a double-disc mix from the We Love Space resident next month.
Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle bring Mark Broom, Uto Karem and Alan Fitzpatrick to the party for Juno Plus.
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 /
The winter festival will feature the likes of Tiga and Ellen Allien on an assorted bill.
Seth Troxler, DJ T., Kiki, Sascha Funke and many more will play the three-story club during WMC.
The Hamburg label will celebrate ten years of operation with some extra help from Isolee and Daniel Bell.
The Sheffield-based producer and the Environ boss will both play a free event at The CAMP in London this Friday.
The DFA frontman has called off his gig at Magic & Medicine due to illness.
Fellow Detroit artists Mike Banks and Monty Luke will accompany the Planet E boss for his live set at the Spanish festival.
The bass-heavy Philly producer will release his second album this spring.
The Bristol-based producer knocks up a short but sweet mix of seductive deepness for the SUM podcast, featuring tracks from Space Dimension Controller, Donnacha Costello, Omar-S and Wbeeza.
Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 /
The group's Jakob Seidensticke speaks to freshgoodminimal about their forthcoming album, their many influences and working with Villalobos.
The Berlin-based dubstep producer will arrive in the country next month.
The New Jersey born label boss chats about his idea of the perfect club, and how he played his first gig at the tender age of 12.
Music Radar gives a glowing appraisal of ACE, the new modular soft synth effort from u-he, who also brought us the excellent Zebra 2.
Goldie, Digital Mystikz and Roots Manuva are among those celebrating the cult of the sound system at The Roundhouse this Wednesday.
The eccentric pop artist will play live in Berlin this weekend.
James Lavelle's collaborative project will release their fifth album this spring.
Jus-Ed, Anthony Parasole and Aybee will play a matinee party at Love this Sunday.
The Italian house jock will compile Defected's next mix CD package.
Dopplereffekt, Scuba and Pangaea all make it on to the Hotflush man's effort for Dub War NYC.
Monday, 15 Feb 2010 /
The Brits will be playing a Sydney club date together next weekend.
Here's an in-depth look at the capabilities of Native Instruments' new Kontrol X1 unit for Traktor, as championed by Richie Hawtin, among others.
The German techno stalwart's new compilation will feature Speedy J, Function and Jerome Sydenham amongst others.
The drum & bass producer will release A Wandering Journal on Kasra's Critical Recordings imprint next month.
The group's multimedia "response" to Brian Eno's original Music For Airports will see a release in May.
Richie Hawtin will perform in the Big Top at the massive British festival.
The Hyperdub boss will man the decks alongside Martyn and Floating Points at the Glasgow crew's upcoming party.
The Hamburg label will release its fourth compilation next month.
The acclaimed rock artist will release his fourth album this spring on Warp.
Saturday, 13 Feb 2010 /
Carl Craig, Stefan Goldmann, Jean-Michel Jarre and Aril Brikha are among the artists getting reworked on Drumlesson Zwei.
The Mild Pitch and Running Back artist serves up a mix for Room.fm's podcast series that encompasses STL, Jef K. and Tevo Howard.
Friday, 12 Feb 2010 /
The German techno producer will bring his live show to the country in July.
Check out the pair's amazing rendition of "Leave My Head Along Brain," recorded at the Red Bull Music Academy yesterday, with Bugge on grand piano and Rhodes, and Henrik manning the synthesizers and using Ableton live to add the beats.
The classic electronic label will return in May after four years of silence.
Bedrock, RAM, Cocoon and Circo Loco will take control of the club for one night each from Thursday through to Sunday.
The French duo will release their sophomore full-length this spring on Buzzin' Fly.
The New York after hours crew will bring Radio Slave, Francois K, Matthias Kaden and more to the Grass Lounge in Miami.
The Kompakt stalwart will release his soundtrack for the 24h Berlin TV documentary on the label next month.
Rhythmism previews this weekend's
Unsound NYC collaborations with The Bunker by speaking to promoter and resident Bryan Kasenic, AKA Spinoza.
Steve Lawler, Matthias Tanzmann and others will play the quarterly party at MoS later this month.
The eccentric Canadian house artist will release his next album this spring on Circus Company.
The electronic innovators deliver a very rare DJ mix for FACT, taking in ambient, techno, breakbeat and even a bit of metal.
Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 /
The Hartnoll brothers have been announced as one of the three headliners for this year's event at Matterley Bowl.
Amsterdammers will be able to get a double fix of Detroit at Rush Hour's Disco 3000 party later this month.
The Hospital Records sub-label will release a new compilation next month showcasing a raft of fresh signings.
The New Zealand-based ambient producer will make a return to the album format in March, again releasing on the Kompakt label.
The veteran DJ and producer will helm the next installment of Fabric's mix series.
Though unaware of the set being recorded Joris Voorn obviously approves, sending out the link to a two part, five-hour live set from Poland's SQ Klub
Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 /
The Seattle-based ambient artist will release his second album this April on Ghostly International.
The French imprint will invite the cosmic disco legend over for their next party in Paris later this month.
The Miami hotel will host an all day beach party with Matthew Dear, Italoboyz and more during WMC 2010.
Neil Barnes will be taking the Leftfield show on the road this summer without the help of partner-in-crime Paul Daley.
The French producer will return to Boxer Recordings for his sophomore album, due for release in April.
Juan Atkins, "Mad" Mike Banks, DJ Skurge and Mark Taylor will headline the main stage on Saturday night.
The Dutch techno artist will release his debut album next month on Meanwhile.
RA and Red Bull Music Academy
are taking over
London's Southbank Centre this coming Friday. Joining Carl Craig, Francesco Tristano and Moritz von Oswald will be DJ Sprinkles who steps up with an hour of deeper house sounds for Japanese site Clubberia
Tuesday, 09 Feb 2010 /
Earplug have asked a few of the festival's artists what where they think the future of electronic music lies. Click through to check the responses from Newworldaquarium, Luke Hess, Tobias Freund and Levon Vincent.
The Sydney party's second round will take over Home's outdoor terrace later this month.
Deniz Kurtel sits down with Don't Forget To Go Home for an exclusive interview in anticipation of the Rebel Rave
show at Pacha NYC
Ben Watt's label will commemorate their 50th single release at their London residency later this month.
The prolific Berlin-based techno and experimental producer has teamed up with Japanese vibraphone expert Masayoshi Fujita for his latest album.
Contestants feel that Let's Mix! did not do enough to make mixing talent the competition's top priority.
Damian Lazarus will celebrate five years of WMC partying this March with a special 14-hour after hours session at the Miami venue.
Silver Apples, Joker and James Holden are amongst the acts joining Hendrik Weber at the London festival this July.
Barcelona's BamBam blog chat about the potential of surround sound usage in a dance music environment, using examples from Monolake, Richie Hawtin and Speedy J to illustrate their points.
The Swedish techno veteran will release his debut album this Spring.
The Berghain resident will issue his eagerly anticipated full-length in April.
Mike Simonetti is hosting a mix from a local Australian DJ that he discovered on his travels over at the Italians Do It Better blog, and it's a delightful journey through Italo, house and Detroit techno.
Monday, 08 Feb 2010 /
The trio will play large-scale headline shows in addition to their Future Music Festival dates.
Mark Ronson, Skream, Luciano, Pete Tong and more will convene in Ibiza this May for the so-called "G8 of music conferences."
Ata and his crew will head north-east to take over both floors of the Kreuzberg club at the end of February.
The ex-Funkstörung man will collect seventeen of his solo remixes onto a single disc compilation next month.
The San Fran-based agency returns to Miami with hotel parties and techno cruises featuring Sebo K, Cassy, Agoria, the Minus crew and more.
The Bristol house and techno institution will return after a six month break with a live show from the London producer.
The Japanese producer will release his next album on Mule Musiq next month.
Sunday, 07 Feb 2010 /
A new EP by SOG will be the experimental label's first release in two years.
Recorded live at Berlin venue The T Room late last month, hear Falko Brocksieper rip through almost two hours worth of house and techno with a nod or two to the darkside.
Saturday, 06 Feb 2010 /
The Retreat duo step up for Delusions Of Grandeur's podcast series, with a mix containing tracks from Soulphiction, 6th Borough Project and Pépé Bradock.
Friday, 05 Feb 2010 /
Electronic Beats gives an upbeat assessment of music's new digital age, focusing in on the way in which DJs now source their material.
The Glaswegian duo will play four Australian dates next month, including a show at the Golden Plains Festival.
Richie Hawtin will play live at the Mannheim festival for the first time since 2004.
Audiofly, Steve Lawler, Timo Maas and many more will play the annual beach party's third edition at WMC.
The Tokyo club will open its doors yet again this month after nearly two years of inactivity, with Francois K set to play the opening.
Burial, Kemo and Donae'o will all make guest appearances on the drum & bass and dubstep producer's sophomore full-length.
The LA-based producer's next album will feature guest vocals by Thom Yorke.
RA and RBMA will host an experimental concert next Friday with Carl Craig, Moritz Von Oswald, DJ Sprinkles, Matmos, Henrik Schwarz and more.
The Hotflush boss will kick off a new quarterly residency at the Kreuzberg club next weekend, which marks his first appearance as SCB.
The Berlin-based producer will release his ninth album this April.
Bruno Pronsato and Nina Leece deliver a sultry live performance as Public Lover, their elegant new production outfit. An EP will follow in Spring.
Thursday, 04 Feb 2010 /
Burlington Project discuss Greg Broussard's obsession with Roland's legendary TR-808 machine and his earliest musical memories.
The LA-based duo will play several dates in the country next week.
Cassy, Dubfire, 2 Many DJs, Roni Size, Joker, Carl Cox and many more will play at WHP during Easter weekend.
The festival's lineup will also include Hot Chip, Seth Troxler, Joy Orbison, Gil Scott Heron and many more.
Label boss David Griffiths has revealed his plans for a new deep house imprint, kicking off with a twelve from Erdbeerschnitzel.
The London-based techno and bass music crew will host a live set from The Black Dog later this month.
The annual party in Miami will feature Troy Pierce, MSTRKRFT, Paco Osuna, LA Riots and more.
The Masters At Work man will commemorate ten years of the London party with a new triple-disc compilation.
The cosmic master's first full-length will hit stores next month.
Yes, but a little more tricky to come by according to Mr. C. URB talks to the former Shamen man regarding his recent move to LA, among other things.
Brunn heats up his Rolands and Nords for an hour-long live set for modyfier's Process series.
Wednesday, 03 Feb 2010 /
Rhythmism grab the New York-based two-step enthusiast for a brief interview ahead of his appearance at the city's Unsound festival this weekend.
Plaid, Clark and The Bug will perform with Martyn Ware's 3D Audioscape installation at RBMA.
The British producer has returned to the UK after eight years of work at one of the '00s most influential labels.
The Irish producer will put out his next album on Poker Flat this March.
The veteran producer will release his final dance album this April on Nervous.
The beach-side nightclub, once one of Berlin's summer favorites, is scheduled to be torn down in the months ahead.
The pair turn to tracks from Rick Wade, Cabaret Voltaire and Theo Parrish for the construction of their sterling mix for LWE.
Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010 /
The house mainstays will be playing together in Melbourne, while Lavelle heads to Brisbane alone.
The Hannover-based producer's debut album will be released on Desolat next month.
The quirky tech-house duo will release their debut album this March.
Colin de la Plante, AKA the Mole, will join the three-piece for the LP named after their live outfit.
Recorded two weeks ago on the RBMA Radio stage at the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in Groningen, hear Bristolian selector Laurie 'Appleblim' Osborne rip through an hour of future bass sounds.
Monday, 01 Feb 2010 /
Coxy will release his debut Global Underground mix later this month.
The debut album by Gonjasufi will be released this March.
DJ Hell, DJ T and Heidi will also play the Berlin-based label's showcase in Miami.
The Kompakt co-founder will headline the first of London's new warehouse party series.
The British pop-star film buffs have mixed the next installment in the down-tempo mix series.
The Japanese imprint will kick off their own edits series with three tracks from Force Of Nature's KZA.
We'll be dancing in Miami with Danny Howells, Lee Burridge, Cassy and Fred P in March.