Google Reportedly Assessing SoundCloud Buyout
The technology company is rumoured to be interested in purchasing SoundCloud for $500 million.

Google is reportedly considering buying out SoundCloud. The news (sourced via Music Business Worldwide) is the latest update in SoundCloud’s ongoing efforts to monetize. Google are rumored to be…

Parlour Googler

What Kentucky natives Parlour (featuring ex-members of Aerial M and The For Carnation) offer in Googler is a hypnotic glimpse of what post-rock is best capable of. Songs like “Jololinine” …

Terraforma Festival Announces New Names
The event will return to Villa Arconati, Milan on June 23 - 25, 2017.

Terraforma, the international music festival dedicated to artistic experimentation and environmental sustainability, has announced the second round of artists for its fourth edition this coming June. …

Shawn O'Sullivan Preps 400PPM LP for Avian
Fit for Purpose is scheduled for May 15 release via Avian.

New York native Shawn O’Sullivan will return to Avian as 400PPM. Fit for Purpose will be his first full-length under the alias, following on from EPs on Avian in 2013 and 2016. As an artist, O’Sulliva…

Alex Menzies Returns with New LP
'Other World Music Vol I' is scheduled for April 4 release.

Alex Menzies (best known as Alex Smoke) has a new album of “more esoteric music” on the way, he says. Menzies—who contributed to our podcast series back in 2016—shares music via a number o…

Paradise Island Festival Reveals Plans
This year's debut edition takes place on April 15 and 16 on Koh Samui, Thailand.

Paradise Island Festival has revealed its plans for this year’s debut edition. Paradise Island is the latest event from London-based concert and festival promoters Soundcrash, and boasts a diver…

Talaboman Shares New Video
'The Night Land' is out now on R&S Records.

John Talabot and Axel Boman (a.k.a. Talaboman) have shared a video from their recent The Night Land album on R&S Records. The track is for “Safe Changes.” The Night Land is out now, wi…

Dixon, Helena Hauff, and More Added to Neopop Lineup
This year's event takes place from August 3-5 in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

Dixon, Helena Hauff, and Loco Dice are amongst the latest names to be announced for this year’s Neopop Festival. They will join previously announced acts including Kraftwerk 3D (concert) and Mod…

Dapayk & Padberg Release New LP
'Harbour' is out today.

Dapayk & Padberg have released a new LP, titled Harbour. Since 2003, Eva Padberg and Niklas Worgt have been releasing music as Dapayk & Padberg via their label Mo’s Ferry Productions. A …

Jimpster Announces New Album with New Single
'Crave,' the first single from the album, is scheduled for April 14 release.

Jimpster is set to release Crave, the first single taken from his forthcoming Silent Stars LP. In addition to the original, Freerange presents two remixes from UK producer Atjazz as well as Paris̵…

KiNK Kicks Off New DGTL Imprint
'Dynamo and Neutrino' EP is scheduled for April 7 release.

With only two months to go to the fifth edition of the festival, DGTL has announced a new label with a KiNK two-tracker, titled Dynamo and Neutrino EP. In its five years, DGTL has carved its style and…

Into the Valley and Into the Factory Add Further Names
Nina Kraviz, Spacetravel, Margaret Dygas, Maayan Nidam, and more set to play.

Into the Valley and Into the Factory have both announced a number of new names for their upcoming editions. Into the Factory, which will take place from August 10 to 12 in the abandoned cement factory…

Pional Remixes Pale Blue
'Comes Home / Have You Passed Through This Night' is scheduled for April 7 release.

Pale Blue is the new alias for Mike Simonetti, a NY producer, paired with the vocals of Elizabeth Wight. The duo’s new double-sided EP Comes Home / Have You Passed Through This Night is remixed by Spa…

20 Questions: Peggy Gou
The rising South Korean talent answers our questions on just about anything.

Peggy Gou will be performing alongside Cassy, Heidi, Jackmaster, HVOB, Âme, Midland, Josh Wink, Damian Lazarus, Rodhad, 2manydjs, and Recondite at CRSSD Festival, which takes place March 4-5 in San Di…

Hauschka Readies New LP
'What If' is scheduled for March 31 release.

Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Volker Bertelmann (a.k.a. Hauschka) will soon release his eighth studio album, titled What If. According to City Slang, the label, the sound is “unmistakabl…

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