Growing up in rural Indiana on a healthy diet of corn and Richie Hawtin, it was only a matter of time before Troy Pierce would move to New York, and eventually Berlin, to craft some of the most interesting techno releases of the past few years. Now, countless twelves and remixes into his career, Pierce is unveiling his most recent (and darkest) minimal achievement yet, Gone Astray (Minus).
It’s not everyday that a group offers up humanized disco the way that Brooklyn-based outfit Escort does. Featuring all live instrumentation by upwards of over 20 members, this collective churns out late night, falsetto bangers for the loose-limbed and uninhibited. Only a few EPs into its career, the band has already garnered acclaim from Ewan Pearson and Trevor Jackson, while earning remix points for the likes of Tracey Thorn and Morgan Geist.Read more »
When you've got game like Chromeo, it's only right to share. Electrolovers Dave 1 and P-Thugg bro-down with their fans by answering letters, doling out heartfelt advice on romance, and finding new uses for high-waisted jeans.
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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 »
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 »
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