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Selections: KMRU

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, KMRU spotlights blissful synths, tactile guitars, streetscape sound design, indie rock and more

For Berlin-based Kenyan artist KMRU, the art of listening is a crucial facet of music-making. “I feel like the things around us have something to...

Get To Know: Salamanda

Get acquainted with Salamanda, the Seoul duo whose new album for Human Pitch is a dreamworld built from ambient soundscapes and minimal beats

It’s fitting that the title of Salamanda’s new album, ‘ashbalkum’, derives from a Korean phrase for the realisation that ‘reality’ is in fact a dream...

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Above & Beyond have launched a new ambient and downtempo record label.


Marking the third imprint under their Anjuna umbrella – the company founded by...

Premiere: Maribel Tafur ‘Valle Sagrado feat. Ankalli’

A new collaborative project by Lima-based electronic music producer Maribel Tafur, the Mater Iniciativa research centre and renowned chef Virgilio Martínez explores the ecosystems, altitudes...

Selections: Carmen Villain 2

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections. This week, Carmen Villain spotlights lush dub experiments, expressive club beats, intimate ambient music and more

There’s a tiptoe dynamism to Mexican-Norwegian artist Carmen Villain’s fourth album, ‘Only Love From Now On’ on Smalltown Supersound. An alchemical fusion of dub sonics...

Loraine James releases new single as Whatever The Weather, ‘36°C’: Listen

Loraine James has released a new single under her Whatever The Weather alias, '36°C'. Check it out below.


The track closes the forthcoming album, also...

Richie Hawtin Plastikman Chilly Gonzales

Richie Hawtin has announced a Plastikman album with Grammy-nominated composer, pianist and vocalist Chilly Gonzales. 


'Consumed In Key' will land via Turbo Recordings on 1st...

The Australian electronic producer's tropical-themed clip features the British maestro's unmistakable voice

Flume has teased a collaboration with Gorillaz mastermind Damon Albarn in a new video shared to social media channels. 

The clip, entitled 'Flume — 2022'...

Berlin’s FIGURE label readies its second ‘Open Space’ ambient compilation. Hear Can Love Be A Synth’s arpeggiated dreamscape, ‘Marzipan’, now

Berlin label FIGURE will release the second edition of its ‘Open Space’ ambient compilation series this month. Listen to Can Love Be A Synth’s contribution...

The remixes are to celebrate the classic track’s 30th anniversary

Brazilian DJ and producer ANNA has shared new techno and ambient remixes of Orbital's seminal track, 'Belfast', which are being released through London Records.

The...

The expansive release lands via the duo's original label, Ahead of Our Time

A new Coldcut ambient compilation featuring a host of impressive production names will arrive on 19th November via the iconic duo's Ahead of Our Time...

The eight-track album was produced remotely between Nairobi and Manchester 

KMRU and Echium have collaborated on a new album, ‘Peripheral’. Check it out below. 

The eight-track experimental ambient release was produced between the artist’s respective...

Helsinki’s Eilien debuts on Genot Centre with an album of “self-coded synthetic sounds and timeless pop-music”. Check out the dizzying synths of ‘SMS’, and its...

Helsinki artist Eilien will release their new album, ‘Digital Lovers’, via Prague label Genot Centre in May. 

Made mostly using SuperCollider, a text-based audio coding...

Irish artist Lighght records an immersive mix of ambient electronics, field recordings, traditional folk and R&B edits, and speaks to Eoin Murray about his organic...

In DJ Mag's April music columns, Joe Roberts, Carl Loben, Shiba Melissa Mazaza and Layla Marino spotlight topical sounds from around the world

Joe Roberts asks, will the resurgence of rave provide the soundtrack to a post-COVID summer of love?

“It looks like old skool raves will be...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

 

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

The compendium of previously released tracks will be released in May

KMRU will release a new album, ‘Logue’, in May via Injazero Records. 

After a breakthrough year in 2020, which saw the Kenyan sound artist releasing...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

In DJ Mag's February artist charts, four DJs select their top 10 tracks of the month, spanning glossy club bangers, jazzy house, jacking techno and...

Based in the electronic music haven that is Bristol, Ian DPM is curator of the Definite Party Material platform, works as an A&R and label...