Paradise City is a festival that – despite feeling more like a commune or village – comfortably lives up to its name. The small but ambitious and environmentally conscious three-day event takes place on the idyllic grounds of Ribaucourt castle just outside Brussels and, thanks to its lush surrounding woodland and picturesque lake, serves as a mesmerising temporary escape from real life.
Crown Heights Affair
'Let Somebody Love You'
'Standing in the Rain'
Smith N Hack
Machine Woman, Objekt and Lena Willikens are among the names to be added to Berlin Atonal's line-up for August.
These names join an already stacked line-up, which is being held at the Kraftwerk building, Berlin from 22nd to 26th August. More names added to the bill include Eris Drew, Object Blue and Sissel Wincent b2b Anastasia Kristensen.
There’s huge open air party being held in a German coal refinery in August. The event, which is a collaboration between Telekom Electronic Beats and Düsseldorf-based promoters Baka Gaijin, will take place in Essen at the former industrial site, Zeche Zollverein.
Discogs have released a comprehensive list showcasing the most collected records of 2017 by genre.
With lists spanning from Electronic and Experimental to Folk/World/Country to Hardcore, it all adds up to quite the goldmine. Under the Techno heading of course, there were some superb releases on the list among some interesting inclusions.
Tresor has announced a series of parties to celebrate 25 years of operation.
The Berlin techno institution is hosting six events in its hometown to mark the occasion including a three-day festival.
A further 25 events are planned for 2016 including dates in Amsterdam, Sydney, Detroit and London’s Oval Space. Line-ups are yet to be announced.
Objekt is TJ Hertz — a Berlin-dwelling producer who's gained notoriety with a series of carefully crafted dancefloor focused 12s for a select group of reputable labels. So far so typical, But Objekt is light years ahead, with a fresh broken techno aesthetic, taste for Detroit electro flavours and a conceptual vision more interesting than most denizens of the German capital.
'The Green Series' is a collaborative music and art project created through bleep.com, GiveUpArt and photographer Shaun Bloodworth. Objekt and Cosmin TRG have been drafted in to provide the sounds for this creative exploration into techno and art.
The project will culminate into a 12” featuring Objekt's 'Shuttered' and 'Auster' of Cosmin TRG amongst green-tinted photos and art prints all available on Monday 25th February.
Objekt has announced his first-ever audiovisual liveshow, for London's Islington Assembly Hall on 12th September.
The Berlin-based artist and DJ, playing Poland's Unsound Festival this October, will structure the show around his fantastic 2018 album 'Cocoon Crush' as well as choice cuts from his back-catalogue.
Freerotation have locked in Ben UFO, Objekt, Aurora Halal, Afrodeutsche, and more for their 2019 edition.
The Welsh festival, which takes place at Baskerville Hall, is happening 5th-8th July, and also features sets from Surgeon, who last year revealed his cats dislike techno, Facta, Burnt Friedman, and Move D.
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