Saturday, 31 Dec 2011 /
Fancy one last blast of techno before 2012? Go on.
Friday, 30 Dec 2011 /
The Beats in Space host mixes his top tracks of 2011 in a huge 37 track show that features music from Julio Bashmore, Roman Flügel, Connan Mockasin, Virgo Four, Storm Queen, Maurice Donovan and John Talabot.
Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 /
The shadowy Keysound trio point to where dubstep could have gone next.
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 /
EMI will release a two-disc collection looking back on the pop and avant-garde artist's three-decade career.
The L.I.E.S / Clone producer turns in a mix for Italian site Electronique, featuring music from Scott Grooves, John Heckle, Ron Hardy and Max D.
Monday, 26 Dec 2011 /
Here are our recommendations for the big countdown in Tokyo.
Subtitled Themes for an Imaginary Film, the two-hour release has been three years in the making.
Friday, 23 Dec 2011 /
Dozens of acts have been confirmed for the three-day Miami festival, including Kraftwerk, Tiesto, Skrillex, New Order, Seth Troxler and M83.
If you've got some post-Christmas cash that you're looking to blow on a laptop for DJing, you might want to bear in mind these eight points from Digital DJ Tips.
Originally released on Chain Reaction, the 1998 techno album will resurface on Type in February.
Here's an hour-long effort from Russian DJ/producer Anton Zap for New York's House Is Burning Radio. The "Hypnotic Deep House" genre tag on Soundcloud is entirely accurate.
Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 /
Here's our round up of what's happening in Melbourne on New Year's.
We take a look at what city's around the country are getting up to for Silvester.
We take a look at what's on this New Year's in Sydney.
We run through some the continent's best New Year's parties.
RA sees what's happening from coast to coast on New Year's.
We look at what's going down across the country this January 31st.
The two Swedish techno DJs will head stateside next month.
We dive headlong into the capital's New Year raving options.
The progressive house heavyweight will re-launch the monthly event in February at its new home, XOYO.
Five gigs in the US and Canada are in store for the UK techno artist next month.
Sound Control will host the penultimate date on his current tour on January 28th, before Jaar heads to London on February 2nd.
The bass music pair straddle house and techno on this versus mix for Beat Dimension ahead of their New Year's Eve appearance
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 /
Future Disco Volume 5 collects disco-flavored tracks from Maceo Plex, Tiger & Woods, Benoit & Sergio, Soul Clap and more.
The act's latest album comes via Kompakt.
Legowelt, Serge from Clone and resident DJ Derek Plaslaiko are also confirmed for the New York party's ninth anniversary in January.
WHITE will host the deep house artist's first full-length.
A trio of artists from the two sister labels will play at Public Works later next month.
The LA producer flirts overtly with pop on this mix for Dazed Digital, giving airtime to music from Tensnake , 2 Bears and Hot Natured.
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 /
Sushitech will release the Detroit house artist's first full-length in February.
The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble and Maya Jane Coles are also part of the Italian festival's first lineup announcement.
This first dedicated controller keyboard for Propellerhead's soft studio will be available in Q1 2012.
RVNG Intl. will release the American avant-pop artist's next LP in March.
Recorded at the Red Light Radio studios in Amsterdam this past Saturday, here's an often wild and always wide-ranging 105 minute DJ set from the Lebanese techno producer.
Monday, 19 Dec 2011 /
The imprint will be run in collaboration with Trilogy Tapes' Will Bankhead.
Carl Craig and James Zabiela will play at the New Year's Eve event.
The French artist will head out on a rare tour of the US, with five gigs confirmed for his live/DJ ensemble next month.
Nicolas Jaar, Shackleton, Alva Noto and Rustie all feature on the London label/store's latest compilation.
Reboot and Robert Dietz are among the DJs for the Arkitekt and LWE-hosted party at Electric Brixton.
Sunday, 18 Dec 2011 /
Claude VonStroke and Justin Martin's label has a new compilation in the pipeline.
The Dutch house and techno producer will headline a Christmas party at The Spice Cellar on December 24th.
Saturday, 17 Dec 2011 /
Not Not Fun / 100% Silk bosses Britt and Amanda Brown mix a selection of "new, old and upcoming favorites" from their imprints—i.e. a lovely bunch of weirdo pop records.
Friday, 16 Dec 2011 /
We Are the Works In Progress features new tracks from Four Tet, John Roberts, John Maus, Pantha Du Prince, Karin Dreijer Andersson and more.
Geoff White's most recent full-length comes via Ghostly International.
The longstanding Detroit party will celebrate 15 years of operation later this month with sets from Brian Gillespie, Derek Plaslaiko and others.
The ambient duo will return next year with a new album.
The underrated NYC producer turns in a vinyl-only mix for NWS that shudders, shakes and even skips in the same ways as some of his best tracks. Not coincidentally, there are plenty of them in there, along with selections from Hakim Murphy, Amir Alexander and Wolf Eyes.
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 /
The young Sydney producer will embark on his debut national tour in January.
The American producer will drop an LP under his birth name next month.
The English techno artist will release his first full-length in February.
The Glasgow-based producer serves up a sunny blend of house, techno, jazz and psychedelic in this mix for Juno Plus.
Mixed by the Berlin club's resident DJ, the compilation is due for release in February.
Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 /
This 13-minute Slices film provides a step-by-step guide, with some of the introductory footage shot at Dubplates & Mastering in Berlin.
Paul Brtschitsch and Michael Kunz will release their first LP through the legendary German club's label in March.
The compilation features all of the series exclusive tracks from the past five years.
Paperclip People, Boddika, Hackman and Robert Hood all adorn the tracklist of this "130 BPM set," recorded this past weekend at The Warehouse Project in Manchester.
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 /
The Brooklyn producer's next LP is a requiem for his father.
DJ Rooms has an eight minute video detailing the process behind the production of a piece of vinyl at Pallas Records, one of the last remaining pressing plants in Germany.
The German controller specialists have just launched a new unit for the popular DJ software.
The ambient artist will take part in a multimedia project in New York this weekend.
Christian Vogt guests on the German producer's upcoming LP.
Watch Reeves go back-to-back with Visionquest's fifth wheel in this extra-deep session at Beatport's Berlin HQ.
Monday, 12 Dec 2011 /
The duo's first album in six years will come out on Monkeytown in February.
The UK duo will head to Mexico for a New Year's Eve party on the beach with Steve Bug and others.
Shonky and Andrew Grant will also DJ at the party in Washington DC on Sunday.
Andrew Weatherall and Ralph Lawson headline the anniversary party at Village Underground on Saturday 17th December.
Starting in January, the Desolat boss will play for crowds of less than 300 in 12 European cities.
The English DJ and producer's next LP will come out on his own label, Leo Trax.
Sunday, 11 Dec 2011 /
The collection features new remixes by the band members and old ones by Motor City Drum Ensemble, Henrik Schwarz and more.
Saturday, 10 Dec 2011 /
Deep techno vibes abound on this live set from the Swedish producer recorded last week in Berlin.
Friday, 09 Dec 2011 /
DJ Three tops the bill for an indoor and outdoor party at the Electric Pickle next weekend.
Steve Bug, Josh Wink, MANIK and Martin Landsky are among those booked for the warehouse party in February.
Much like last year's Tryptich, the drone duo's new material will come in four separate parts.
The collection features all new tracks from the fledgling Japanese bass imprint.
The Israeli pair will play The Shacklewell Arms this coming Saturday.
Here's all seven mixes from the New York imprint's recent Wurst Week Ever series, including throwback vibes from soho808, Pink Stallone and Tiago among others.
Thursday, 08 Dec 2011 /
Due out in February on Mute, the collection features two new songs and 11 of the duo's past productions.
The Yoruba Records boss will play two dates in Australia either side of Christmas.
Following last month's closure of The Masque, the party will take place at The Blade Factory.
The defunct multi-touch controller is now available for iPad and iPhone.
Harmless has put together a series of 40th anniversary collections for the classic soul label, including two edit compilations.
The Spanish festival's event in Brazil will feature Justice, Björk, James Blake and more.
Ben Klock, Monolake and The Gaslamp Killer are also confirmed for the festival in Amsterdam.
David Kennedy steps into the Essential Mix hot seat for Radio 1 and blazes through tracks by Zomby, Oneohtrix Point Never, Floating Points, Burial and Joy O.
Wednesday, 07 Dec 2011 /
The Irish producer will release 12 "ambient/guitar" tracks, with some proceeds going to charity.
Marc Antona will join the acid house pioneer at Pirates of the Underground V.
Friction, Charlie Sloth and Toddla T have also been added, while Fabio & Grooverider, Kissy Sell Out and Judge Jules exit.
The Mexico City promoter will host Steve Bug, Benoit & Sergio and Nicolas Jaar at rooftop parties over the next month.
Rekids will release the Russian DJ and producer's self-titled full-length in February.
The first in a new compilation series includes exclusive edits of Josh Wink, Mood II Swing and Ultra Naté among others.
Booka Shade, Laurent Garnier, James Zabiela and M.A.N.D.Y. are also confirmed for event in London next April.
Maya Jane Coles, Hudson Mohawke, Julio Bashmore and Fennesz are among the initial artists booked for the London festival.
What do you get for your click-through? An hour of high-grade deep techno from a Berghain resident.
Tuesday, 06 Dec 2011 /
The American producer has an eight-track release due out on Ghostly International in January.
The Trax duo from Chicago will be playing at Buffalo Club this Friday night.
The compilation documents Harlem's house ballroom scene of the late '80s and early '90s.
Both due out this week, the new full-lengths by Stephen Hitchell (as Variant) and Sons of the Dragon will be limited to 100 copies each.
Various PIAS distributed labels will come together in east London this coming Saturday.
Silent Servant will also play at the LA techno collective's birthday party next weekend.
The upcoming album is a 77-minute interpretation of Morton Feldman's avant-garde classic "For Bunita Marcus."
Here's almost six hours of the Kompakt man's 12 hour set at the recent Kompakt Total 12 launch party in Cologne. Mayer goes from ambient to techno and beyond during this rare recorded set.
Monday, 05 Dec 2011 /
Each DJ helms a disc on the UK festival's next compilation.
The Panorama Bar DJ will play in San Francisco, Denver and Detroit this weekend.
Balam Acab, Holy Other an oOoOO have booked gigs in the London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris and Belgium for February.
The online magazine will host their first club night this Thursday at London's Corsica Studios.
No Sudden Movements, the first release from Jon Gaiser's downtempo alias, is due out this month on Minus.
Editions Mego will release the experimental producer's next solo album in January.
Ware will release the Cologne-based artist's second album in February.
Sunday, 04 Dec 2011 /
The duo's first album is slated for release next week on Beef Records
Dubspot instructor Pat Cupo explains parallel harmony in the context of electronic music, referencing Seplacure's recently released "Pencil Pimp" track on Hotflush.
Saturday, 03 Dec 2011 /
The promising UK producer bookends his mix for TEA with dabs of dub and puts the likes of Reagenz, Mike Dehnert and Delta Funktionen in between.
Friday, 02 Dec 2011 /
The London outfit's final party at the Star of Bethnal Green is tomorrow night.
Directed by long-time visual partner Adam Smith, the film captures a performance at Fujirock from the crowd's perspective.
Marco Carola, Luciano and Paco Osuna are also among those booked for the New Year's Day festival in Madrid.
Plastic Love will host Frank Wiedemann at Medusa Lounge later this month.
The arts and music series will take place next week at S.K. Robinson and Tresor.
The Berlin DJ's first US tour winds down tomorrow night with an extended set for Algo Rhythm.
And Never Ending Nights will come out in January on the Cologne-based label Magazine.
The Crosstown Rebels chief is offering up two-and-a-half hours of his four-hour set from the Robot Heart Bus at Burning Man 2011. Expect plenty of those flabby Rebels basslines and skewed synthesizers.
Thursday, 01 Dec 2011 /
The two-disc release features eight original tracks, plus remixes from John Roberts, Andy Stott, Traxx, JD Twitch and more.
The Berghain resident will play shows in Sydney and Melbourne next weekend.
The monthly Chicago event turns one next Wednesday.
The house imprint is celebrating its 15th birthday with 15 new tracks.
The DJ/producer goes for a disco/afterhours vibe on this set that he's calling "Let's Groove Y'all." (Did we mention he's from Dallas?)
Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 /
The French artist's new label has kicked off with a single from himself and Gesaffelstein.