By Emma Robertson When Paris-based producer Elysée (real name Loic D’Almeida Bodjollé) previewed “Something Special” on his SoundCloud last year, we fell in love instantly with all its 16-minutes of splendor, and it’s been on constant rotation ever since. …read more Via: Parisian producer Elysée conjures up an abstract minimal composition with "Something Special"
By Emma Robertson When we heard that Desolat label pals Guti (aka Barcelona-based producer Gabriel Gutierrez) and Shlomi Aber (who calls Tel Aviv home) were collaborating on a two-track EP called Blossom, we were surprised. Not because they seemed an unlikely pairing—just the opposite. We couldn’t believe that Blossom would mark the first time the […]
By Ken Taylor Back in February of 2012, at a gig at LA’s Belasco Theater, Skrillex stagedove on a crowd and landed quite heavily on one attendee’s head. Now, the person who bore the brunt of Skrillex’s flying-squirrel leap, Jennifer Fraissl, is suing both the artist and the venue (the latter for not preventing Skrillex […]
By Ken Taylor Berlin developers Zerodebug already had a hit on their hands with their touchAble software, which brought Ableton Live touch control to your iPad screen. Today they’ve announced the release of touchAble Mini, which allows users to control Live from their iPhone or iPod Touch. …read more Via: touchAble Mini allows you to […]
By Ken Taylor You know when you see Olympians before their big showdowns warming up with iPod earbuds in their ears? Turns out that whatever they’re listening to, on top of getting them pumped for the event, is actually increasing their chances of performing better, studies say. …read more Via: How can music affect physical […]
By Ken Taylor Steve Angello, he of Swedish House Mafia and Size Records fame, has lived a pretty fast and busy life the last few years as one of dance music’s most in-demand DJs and producers. But it wasn’t always all that pretty. In an audio interview with Swedish publication Varvet, Angello spoke at great […]
By Ken Taylor Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the incident, but on Friday, February 8, a portion of the ceiling collapsed during Datsik’s set at Chicago’s Concord Music Hall, sending three attendees to the hospital for treatment. …read more Via: Ceiling collapses during Datsik's Chicago show, sending three to hospital
By Ken Taylor It was hardly a few days ago when we named Perc’s remix of Max Cooper’s “Impacts” our Track of the Day. Now, Cooper, the young London-based experimentalist, has got a pair of newsworthy items on offer: A mix for FACT’s longstanding podcast series and a video for the original “Impacts.” …read more […]