20 Questions: Magda
The Polish-born DJ-producer talks Lionel Richie, PERM events, and Terry Riley.

Magda is another one of those artists who shouldn’t really need an introduction. Born in Poland and raised in Detroit, Magda has soaked up the various characteristics of her surroundings, learni…

Sónar: Too Much of a Good Thing?
XLR8R digs deep into the relationship between Sónar festival and the various "Off" events that surround it.

Barcelona’s Off-Week—or Anti-Sónar and Off-Sónar as it was formerly known—now brings a similar amount of people to the city as the main festival itself. The relationship between the organizers …

Stream Click Box's Forthcoming EP on Superfreq
'Clock' will be available December 21 via Superfreq.

For the past thirteen years, Superfreq founders Mr. C, David Scuba, and Noel Jackson have been essential components in constructing a vibrant underground tech-house scene in London and Los Angeles. Or…

Items & Things Set to Release Madato's Debut Album
The Berlin based label will release the Italian producer's upcoming full-length in September

Crafted will mark Madato’s third effort for Berlin based imprint Items & Things — the label run by Magda, Marc Houle and Troy Pierce. The full-length features a blend of techno, electronica,…

Troy Pierce Horse Nation

Minimal techno at its best. Just basic four-four drums with an excellent arrangement and a tricky snare programming. Perfectly minimized!…

Troy Pierce Run

Troy Pierce pushes the minimal techno pattern in “King Contrary Man” with tweeky blips and sharp metallic wisps that cut through a bouncing bass. In “Scene 15,” the sky may as …

Troy Pierce Run

From the schizophrenic snares in “Horsenation” to the mischievous melody in “Girl Down By The River,” Troy slaps you right in the face with his dirty, twisted beats. The creepy…

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