Norway's Numusic Festival (Sep 6-9, 2006) was born out of a desire to have an intimate non-commercial festival that would bring the most contemporary electronic artists together on a bill with musical pioneers who have influenced them. In the past, this has seen techno mainstay Carl Craig and 50’s experimentalsit Karlheinz Stockhousen successfully share the same bill. Read more »
Norway's Numusic Festival (Sep 6-9, 2006) was born out of a desire to have an intimate non-commercial festival that would bring the most contemporary electronic artists together on a bill with musical pioneers who have influenced them. Everyone from the Afra Beatbox Orchestra to Annie to Andy Weatherall got people's happy feet moving in the nearby venues, where having fun ruled and pretension of any sort was frowned on.Read more »
Today marks the start of the Sónar festival's Korean debut, following its Tokyo appearance last week. SonarSound Seoul will cover music and art through both an exhibition and performances.
The Seoul Arts Center's Hangaram Design Museum will feature an exhibition adapted from the festival's Sonarfiles, which are digital art audiovisual projects from the last 13 years of electronic music. Two photographic additional exhibitions will cover various moments of Sónar over the years.
Stones Throw joined forces with Adult Swim and released Chrome Children at the beginning of this month. This latest venture from Cartoon Network's late night animation network is more a straight music compilation than last year's The Mouse And The Mask, which featured cameos of Adult Swim characters in each of the tracks.Read more »
LA based techno producer John Tejada gets his hands a little dirty with his latest full-length effort, which also commemorates the 10-year anniversary of his Palette Recordings imprint.Read more »
Jamaican born Jepther McClymont, a.k.a. Luciano deserves our attention not only for having the coolest birth name in the biz, but also for his latest full-length, Child Of A King. One of the foremost roots singers of his generation, McClymont has been producing music for a decade, mixing roots, dancehall, folk, and country into compelling musical compositions and stories. This is as true of his previous releases as this latest one.
New York's Plant Music will switch gears a moment this fall and take a break from their Sound of Young New York series, instead presenting a compilation of tracks closer to home. The fifteen tracks here are taken from the label's 12" series, and feature a selection of indie rock and electronic music, some as original tracks and some as remixes of tracks that have appeared on the Sound of Young New York compilation, including several appearances from Germany's Gomma roster.
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