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Ikonika Details Upcoming EP for Hyperdub

Longstanding Hyperdub affiliate Ikonika has detailed a forthcoming EP for the label, slated for official release at the end of the summer. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Christopher Willits Shares First Video Single from Upcoming Visual Album for Ghostly

Opening, the forthcoming ambitious visual album from Christopher Willits, is set to arrive via Ghostly in September. Ahead of its release, the California-based electronic musician has now shared the full video and audio for "Clear," the angelic first track to surface from the upcoming effort. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Prins Thomas Inaugurates 'Rainbow Disco Club' Mix Series

Prins Thomas has been tapped to deliver the first in a new mix series allied with the annual Rainbow Disco Club festival in Tokyo. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Drums, DJ Dez, and The D: 10 Things You Need to Know About Andrés

In a field often known as much for ambiguous identities as it is for music, Detroit's Andrés—or is it Dez Andrés, DJ Dez, or something else?—stands out as a master of both. Regardless of what moniker is being used, there's little question that Andrés' star has been ascending over the past few years, which piqued our curiosity about exactly how this Motor City artist found his way into the spotlight. In an effort to find out more, we went digging for information and put together a list of 10 things everyone should know about this versatile DJ/producer. Read more » 

Download: beGun "Mumbai"

First Listen

Hailing from the increasingly fertile city of Barcelona, budding producer beGun has spent the past 12 months sharing songs inspired, in one way or another, by specific locations around the globe. "Mumbai" is the latest such effort, a cascading electronic hybrid which sews together bowed strings, flowing pads, melodic vocal chops, and a bevy of real-world percussion. Stretched across some more traditional bits of skittering drum programming, "Mumbai" is rich with melody and movement, serving as another ambitious example of the kind of productions we can expect from beGun's debut LP, expected to drop in the closing months of 2014. 

Average: 8.9 (69 votes)
 
 

Ben Sims Announces Final Release for Theory, Taps Marcel Dettmann, DVS1, Luke Slater, and Surgeon for Remixes

After nearly two decades in operation, veteran producer Ben Sims has announced the conclusion of his long-running Theory imprint and detailed its final release, which enlists remixes from four fellow techno heavyweights. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Hear Another Track from Lemonade's Upcoming LP for Cascine

NYC trio Lemonade are set to return with its sophomore LP later this summer. After announcing details and sharing the lead single from Minus Tide last month, the outfit has now unveiled the record's second single, "Orchid Bloom." Read more » 

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  • 07/08/2014

Lil Silva Revisits His Childhood in New Video for "Mabel"

Last month, London producer Liil Silva shared the details of his forthcoming Mabel EP, an announcment which was paired with a stream of the record's vocal-led title cut. Now, with the effort's release still a month away, a new video has surfaced for the hazy, pop-leaning EP cut. Read more » 

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  • 07/08/2014

Check Out Matrixxman's Remix of Hard Ton

Recent XLR8R podcast contributor Matrixxman is one of three production outfits tasked with remixing "We Got Luv," an upcoming chord-led single from Italy's Hard Ton duo. Read more » 

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  • 07/08/2014

Download: Fran Seven "Son"

Label: Atomnation

"Son" comes to us from Fran Seven's recent Ripples in Time EP, a five-track effort which dropped via Applescal's Atomnation imprint last week. Serving as the record's second cut, "Son" is a dense, midtempo effort which employs sharp drum programming and thick layers of intertwining synth work. Spanning just over four minutes, the track finds the Dutch artist patiently revealing new dimensions to his production, as subtle melodic lines and textured percussion are allowed to gently rise to surface. Out now, Fran Seven's full Ripples in Time EP can be streamed after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.4 (38 votes)
 
 

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