Mixing together the depth of dubstep, the energy of electro, and a tinge of southern hip-hop, Glasgow-based Rustie is the new banger task force. Only two EPs into his career, this young producer has already played alongside Diplo and Lory D., gaining praise from everyone from Modeselektor to Flying Lotus. "Deep Fried" is a prelude of what's in store.Read more »
Danish producer Anders Trentemøller is set to release a collection entitled The Trentemøller Chronicles, featuring a bounty of rare and unreleased tracks, in addition to a batch of remixes. He is also preparing to take on North America with a live full-band storm. Those lucky enough to be in any of the nine cities getting hit will have a chance to see how the producer's dark ambiance translates into the live arena.Read more »
Violin virtuoso and Arcade Fire member Owen Pallet is embarking on one hell of a tour as Final Fantasy. After his appearance at the Calgary Folk Festival last weekend, Pallet set the precedent for a dynamic autumn. Traversing through Sweden, France, and the UK, the Canadian post-folk posterboy will then loop through Canada and the greater part of the States. Playing a majority of shows with hip-hop artisan Cadence Weapon, Final Fantasy may bridge the gap between musical genius and party time.
dublab, Farmlab, and crew are bringing another night of all-ambient music to Los Angeles next week with Tonalism. In true dublab tradition, complementary tea will be served, and event attendees are encourage to bring "picnic baskets, food, beverages, and snacks to enjoy throughout the evening." The event will be streamed live on dublab.com.
Saturday, August 4, 2007
dublab and Farmlab Present
Glasgow-based duo Slam returns with its fourth longplayer, Human Response, a "back-to-basics" record that returns to the deep electronic and techno sounds that first put the Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle on the map. "Azure" features choppy keyboard riffs, smooth synth lines, and even a few trance-like noises that remind us of electronic music in the good old days.Read more »
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