Anders Trentemøller knows how to maintain the perfect balance between dancefloor slashers and pensive mood music in his mixes. For The Trentemøller Chronicles, the Copenhagen-based artist’s forthcoming, two-CD release, fans can expect more of the dirty synth noise and ambient hues that have helped to make Trentemøller one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the current techno scene.Read more »
The avant-rockers in Les Savy Fav have got a lot to be stoked about, with a comeback album–entitled Let’s Stay Friends–released this week on French Kiss and an extended North American/European tour, including one date at Randall’s Island with The Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, Blonde Redhead, and newcomers Wild Light.Read more »
XLR8R hangs out with Maya Hayuk as she sets up her most recent exhibit, at Upper Playground's Fifty24SF gallery in San Francisco. She discusses how everything she's done–painting, photography, skateboard/snowboard/clothing/shoe design, even an Absolut campaign–has been shaped by music, and what a relief it is that art has finally been liberated from the "faraway, enchanted land" of museums.
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dirtyBird’s Claude VonStroke must be sipping the hyphy juice these days, because the minimal techno mastermind has been putting in serious work that includes residencies from Ibiza to New York, as well as pumping out remixes for the likes of The Rapture and Jeff Samuel. The hardest working man in techno has also just launched his Mothership imprint.Read more »
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