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By Jason Black This Friday, January 31, Sensation will rock Thailand by transforming the BITEC Bangna center in Bangkok into an all-white-clad fantasy world with its astonishing Wicked Wonderland show. …read more Via: Prok & Fitch, Mark Knight, NERVO, and more bring Sensation’s Wicked Wonderland show to Bangkok this Friday

By Ken Taylor The annual NAMM Show took place in Anaheim over the weekend, and of course, there was much to see in the way of new music-making gear—whether it was guitars, amps, and drums, or synths, drum machines, and DJ software. DJ TechTools, being the well-informed arbiters of what’s hot in the world of […]

By Matt Ferry It’s rare that you come across a techno producer whose tracks and sets breathe with the same life as music that was created without the assistance of a digital platform. David Gtronic is a true master of that sound, utilizing modern production methods to build atmospheres, emotion, and an organic groove in […]

By Brittany Gaston If you follow labels like Get Physical, Toolroom, Drumcode, and Strictly Rhythm, then the name Tiger Stripes is nothing new. Releasing a steady stream of house-flavored tunes since 2004, the Swedish artist welcomes 2014 with open arms as he makes his Desolat debut with the Sisters EP. The title track has “anthem” […]

By Glenn Jackson Officially kicking off today at the Anaheim Convention Center (right across the street from Disneyland) is the annual NAMM Show, a “happiest place on earth” of sorts for gear-lusting producers, musicians, and all-around geeks the world over. Like each edition before it, this year’s convention is set to bring a slew of […]

By Emma Robertson It’s been over a century since the first phonograph record was invented. Since then, we’ve spun them, scratched them, worn them out, framed them, and collected them. But of course, contemporary artists can always find new uses for everything, and many use vinyl as a medium, linking the worlds of music and […]

By Matt Ferry There’s not much more we love here at BP HQ than a weighty late-night groover, and today, we couldn’t find a more precise example of the after-hours sound than Matias Valdmont’s “Funky Love.” Built to exacting specifications that will surely light any (and we mean ANY) dancefloor on fire like gasoline on […]

By Ken Taylor There’s a lot of hubbub around the TR-808, pretty much all the time but especially now that Roland has been teasing an update to their legendary drum machine. But the original machines can be pretty finicky and, well, like any instrument, whether IRL or in the box, they deserve a great deal […]