Artist Tips: Adesse Versions
The Manchester-based artist advises on creating a raw and heavy sound with Ableton Live.

Adesse Versions is just one alias of Kevin Gorman, a Manchester-based DJ-producer whose earlier work landed on the likes of Ostgut Ton, Cocoon, International Deejay Gigolo to name just a few. The root…

Studio Essentials: Jay Tripwire
The Canadian powerhouse gives insight into the inner workings of his studio and the essential pieces of gear that lend to his ever evolving sound.

With the rate at which the electronic music scene and its genre offshoots morph and change, it’s easy to overlook those artists that were there at the beginning pushing the scene the forward in intere…

Shameless Seattle Announces Desert Hearts Showcase
The multiple-stage affair will go down on Memorial Day weekend.

For its third Memorial Day party, Seattle promoters Shameless will be hosting a showcase from the Desert Hearts crew. Since launching in 2003, Shameless has hosted artists such as Modeselektor, Claude…

Catz 'N Dogz, Green Velvet to Play Inaugural RHA Festival
The event will take place from June 30 to July 1 at Punta Mita, Mexico.

RHA Festival has announced plans and dropped the initial lineup for its debut edition, set to take place from June 30 to July 1 at Punta Mita in the Riviera Nayarit region of Mexico. The festival will…

Seven Davis Jr.: The Other Side
XLR8R gets the story behind the LA-based producer's sophomore full-length.

Seven Davis Jr. has left an indelible mark on the world of electronic music in recent years. The Los Angeles musician has rode a skyrocketing trajectory ever since his earliest material dropped back i…

Stream Four Stripped-Down Techno Weapons from Phil Kieran
Kieran's 'Bomb' EP is available now via Turbo Recordings.

Phil Kieran, the well-seasoned Belfast-based producer known for his mastery of analog synths and outboard processing, has returned to Tiga’s own Turbo Recordings imprint for a new EP, titled Bom…

Metroplex Launches Reissue Campaign
Juan Atkins has shared details of several represses, which will begin to filter into stores from April.

Juan Atkins has revealed that Detroit-based Metroplex will reissue several of their early records, with a series beginning next month. Metroplex, launched in 1985 by Atkins, is one of the original tec…

Download a Bundle of Free Tracks Courtesy of CRSSD Festival
The media bundle includes tracks from ODESZA, Jeremy Olander, Will Clarke, Sacha Robotti, and more.

Ahead of it’s third installment which kicks off tomorrow, the celebrated San Diego festival CRSSD is giving out a bundle of free tracks from various artists who will be featured in this yearR…

Premiere: Watch Green Velvet's Stay True Scotland Boiler Room Set
Part of Boiler Room and Ballantine’s 'Stay True Scotland,' Green Velvet's set is streaming in full.

At the start of the month, Boiler Room and Ballantine’s teamed up for Stay True Scotland, a four venue extravaganza—and Edinburgh’s Boiler Room debut—featuring performances by Nina Kraviz,…

Carl Craig and Green Velvet Release Collaborative LP; Stream It Now
The two veteran producers have combined forces for 'Unity', out now via the Relief label.

Veteran producers Carl Craig and Green Velvet (the former hailing from Detroit, the latter Chicago) have combined forces for a new seven-track LP entitled Unity. The record, released without much warn…

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