In The Studio: Rødhåd
Mike Bierbach goes deep on the processes behind his debut LP.

Rødhåd is one of the most respected DJs in the global techno scene. The native Berliner has built his reputation over years of playing immersive and dramatic sets at Berghain and around the world. Ind…

Rødhåd Anxious
An impressive album debut from the Dystopian boss.

Berlin’s Rødhåd (Mike Bierbach) has operated in the city’s underground as a DJ and party promoter since the end of the 1990s. A techno advocate from the beginning, he launched his Dystopian events in …

Rødhåd Shares Full Album Stream
'Anxious' LP is scheduled for October 20 release.

Rødhåd will soon release his long-awaited debut LP, Anxious, via Dystopian. Rødhåd, real name Mike Bierbach, is the spearhead of a generation of techno producers and DJs. Growing up in Berlin’s roug…

Rødhåd's Announces Debut LP
'Anxious' LP is scheduled for October 20 release via Dystopian.

Rødhåd will soon release his long awaited debut LP, Anxious, via Dystopian. Rødhåd, real name Mike Bierbach, is the spearhead of a generation of techno producers and DJs. Growing up in Berlin’s roug…

Jon Hester to Release Rekids EP
'Galvanized' EP is scheduled for May 12 release.

Jon Hester will release a four-track EP for the second installment in Rekids’ newly launched techno orientated Special Projects series. Based in Berlin, Hester’s discography may be humble but it is on…

Frank Wiedemann and RY X Return as Howling
“Phases” is released digitally on 8th March 2017 on Counter Records.

Frank Wiedemann and RY X are set to return as Howling with “Phases,” the first new music from their forthcoming full-length. The duo released their debut album Sacred Ground in 2014 to widesprea…

Watch a Wild New Video from IC3PEAK
The Moscow duo drop a heavy new single on US-based label Manimal.

Moscow electronic duo IC3PEAK—made up of Nick and Nastya, two “audio-visual terrorists—follow last year’s self-released debut with new single, “Kawaii Warrior,” released via US…

Podcast 466: Vril
The low-key Giegling artist delivers 90 minutes of hypnotic bliss.

“Vril doesn’t say much,” he says, referring to himself in the third person. This is about as much information as you’re likely to get from the artist, whose first release surfa…

Dystopian Readies Monoloc Album
'The Untold Way' is the imprint's first solo full-length, out November 5.

Monoloc is behind Dystopian’s first solo full-length release. Berlin’s Dystopian put out its first record back in 2012—an EP by Rødhåd—and has stuck to the short player format since (as we…

Milton Bradley Returns to The End of All Existence Alias
The End of All Existence Part III is scheduled for September 26 release.

Following on from May’s Tragedy of Truth album debut on his own DoNotResistTheBeat! label, Milton Bradley is set to return with The End of All Existence, an alias through which he only expresses…

Jon Hester Debuts on Dystopian
'Interstellar Systems' EP is scheduled for June 20 release.

Jon Hester is set to release a four-track EP on Dystopian, his debut on Rødhåd’s Berlin-based imprint. Hester, an American DJ-producer from Chicago/Minneapolis, has previously released on Maryla…

Exclusive: Stream the New Alex.Do EP in Full
'Beyond the Black Rainbow' is released today via Dystopian.

Alex.Do is set to release Beyond the Black Rainbow via Dystopian. The four-tracker will mark his second EP on the Berlin-based label, following on from 2014’s Stalker.  To mark today’s rel…

Five Takeaways from the Final Bloc Weekender
XLR8R travels to Butlins for Bloc's last ever edition.

After starting out as a small 2,200 capacity electronic music get-together back in 2007, Bloc quickly rose through the ranks to become a key player on the international scene. The brand painted itself…

Recondite Returns to Hotflush
'Phalanx / Warg' is out March 18.

Scuba’s Hotflush will release the next EP by German producer Lorenz Brunner (a.k.a. Recondite) later this month, a two-tracker entitled Phalanx / Warg. Since his last release through Hotflush in 2014 …

Dystopian Announces New EP from Drumcell
Absence Of Appropriate Effect will be released on the Berlin-based label in March.

LA native Moe Espinosa (a.k.a Drumcell) will be making his debut on Dystopian—the imprint co-founded and co-headed by Rødhåd—with a new 12-inch landing this March. Named Absence Of Appropriate Effect,…

Preview Rødhåd's Next EP on Dystopian
'Söhne Der Erde' will follow 'Kinder Der Ringwelt' later this month.

Rødhåd is slated to deliver a new EP, Söhne Der Erde, via his Dystopian imprint this December. The Berlin-based producer has swiftly become one of techno’s most in-demand selectors, with his last two…

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