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” …

DJ Taye Still Trippin'
A significant release for DJ Taye and the footwork genre.

It’s been barely a decade since footwork emerged out of fast, rampant, often lewd, and ghetto-house and dance-battle-rooted juke. With one of its key innovators DJ Rashad gone and no new significant a…

Ask The Experts: Nightmares on Wax
The iconic Warp mainstay answers your questions.

Iconic Warp mainstay George “DJ E.A.S.E.” Evelyn (a.k.a Nightmares on Wax) has answered your questions this month. Evelyn, who originates from Leeds, England, formed the N.O.W project in 1…

Parklife 2018 Confirms First Names
Four Tet, Nina Kraviz, The Black Madonna, Bonobo, and many more all set to play.

Manchester’s Parklife Festival has confirmed plans for its 2018 edition, including the lineup. Taking place within the city’s iconic Heaton Park next on June 9 and 10, Parklife has built a solid…

Houghton Festival Announces First Names
This year's edition takes place from August 7 to 12 in Norfolk, England.

Houghton Festival has confirmed the first names for its 2018 edition. Curated by Craig Richards and produced by the Gottwood Festival team, Houghton Festival will return after an extremely successful …

Review: MeldaProduction MTurboReverb
The most powerful reverb ever made?

From Prague-based MeldaProduction and released in the middle of 2017, MTurboReverb is a far more sophisticated reverb plugin than its somewhat wonky name might imply. Where algorithmic reverbs are gen…

Elevate Festival Completes Music Program for 2018 Edition
The 14th festival edition takes place from February 28 to March 4.

Austria’s Elevate Festival has completed its music program for upcoming 2018 edition—adding the likes of Waelder, Fennesz, and B.Fleischmann to the lineup. In 2018, the festival for contemporary…

Caprices Festival Announces 15-Year Anniversary Lineup
Sonja Moonear, Ricardo Villalobos, Cobblestone Jazz, and more all set to play.

Caprices Festival has announced the lineup for this year’s 15th edition, running from April 12 to 15 in Crans-Montana, Switzerland To mark the special occasion, Caprices will once again transfor…

Eric Estornel (a.k.a Maceo Plex) Returns as Mariel Ito
'2e Komst' will land on January 26, with an album landing in May.

Eric Estornel (a.k.a Maceo Plex) will return to his electro alias Mariel Ito with a retrospective album on R&S Records and an EP on his imprint Lone Romantic. The mysterious alias was active durin…

Eric Cloutier’s Palinoia Details Next Releases
ORBE, Andu Simion, Gabriella Vergilov, and Andrew Tighe up next.

Eric Cloutier has detailed the upcoming four releases on his Palinoia label, coming from ORBE, Andu Simion, Gabriella Vergilov, and Andrew Tighe respectively. Cloutier created the label in 2016 to pus…

Marlon Hoffstadt Returns to Midnight Themes
'Themes From My Future' EP will land on February 9.

Marlton Hoffstadt will return to his Midnight Themes label with a new EP, Themes From My Future, scheduled for February 9 release. The Berlin-based producer inaugurated his new label project early las…

Podcast 524: Burnt Friedman
Mystical rhythms and worldly grooves from an experimental icon.

Within a few moments of experiencing Burnt Friedman’s music—whether a live set or his recorded output—it’s apparent that the German artist has crafted a singular style that is almost impossible to pla…

Franz Rosati Next on Holotone
'NULLTELÉKHEIA' EP will land at the end of February.

Franz Rosati will release a new EP on Holotone. Holotone is the label of Daniele Antezza (a.k.a Inner8)— a member of Dadub. The label’s three previous releases have come from Antezza himself, as…

Umfang Retraces Musical Journey via In Depth Video Interview
The interview comes from her recent lecture at the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Montreal.

Umfang (a.k.a Emma Olsen) has shared her recent lecture at the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Montreal. Umfang, a top pick as one of our best new acts of 2017, is a producer and DJ hailing from…

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