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A new Monopoly-style board game challenging players to build a dance music empire, while taking on competitors, has been released in time for Christmas. 


'Business Techno...

Fresh Kicks 190: Monster

Poznań-based DJ and Oramics member Monster records a high-velocity mix of techno, breaks and rave NRG for the Fresh Kicks series, and chats to Niamh O’Connor about learning to mix at house parties and the @bathroomdjgreatesthits meme account

Monster’s DJ sets reflect the vibe she conveys in person: warm, engaging, playful and heaps of fun. It’s Monday afternoon, and a few days ago...

Selections: FOQL

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, Pointless Geometry's FOQL spotlights experimental electronic sounds from the Polish underground

“I am not really a DJ in a club way, more of a plunderphonist!” says Justyna Banaszczyk, aka FOQL, whose Selections feature a fascinating assemblage...

Sea change: exploring the Balearic-inspired beats of Poland’s Baltic coast

A new wave of Polish electronic artists are drawing from the country’s musical past and the atmosphere of its Baltic coast to create a fresh take on Ibiza’s Balearic beat. Ben Murphy speaks to artists, promoters, DJs and labels about this unique scene's development

“It’s all in the sea, innit? One of my friends was saying, back in the ’90s, ‘If the going gets tough, well, you can always...

Bartłomiej Kluska's book uncovers how the city of Łódź became a hub for genres such as drum & bass and happy hardcore during the '90s

A new book has been published about techno parades and dance music subcultures in the Polish city of Łódź.

'Technowulkan – Freedom Parades In Łódź'...

'Techno Republic' premiered earlier this month in Wrocław

A new play drawing on the history of techno music in Poland is touring theatres over the coming months.

'Techno Rzeczpospolita', or 'Techno Republic' in English...

Featuring Holly Herndon & Mat Dryhurst, LSDXOXO, Nicolás Jaar, Shackleton & Zimpel and more 

   

Unsound has shared the first program announcement for this year's festival.

Two months on from revealing the dates and theme for this year's outing...

The theme of dəəp authentic is a "response to a hyperreal situation"

Unsound has announced the dates and theme for its 2021 event.

Set to return to Kraków, Poland between October 13th-17th, the theme for this year...

Vienna-based, Polish artist Mala Herba follows their debut LP on aufnahme + wiedergabe with an EP of covers and remixes. Hear Oramics’ ISNT’s remix of...

Mala Herba will release the follow up to their debut LP, ‘Demonologia’, on aufnahme + wiedergabe next month. Comprising covers and remixes, the EP is...

The LP will be released alongside a book titled Intermission

New music from the likes of SOPHIE, Jlin and Slikback will feature on a brand new compilation from Unsound.

Last year, amid the coronavirus pandemic...

Semprey fuses explosive club rhythms with traditional Polish folk instrumentation on the ‘Balanga’ EP for Tańce. Hear the title track now

Newly launched Polish label Tańce will release its second EP this week, Semprey’s ‘Balanga’.

It’s the Kraków producer’s debut EP, and makes for a striking...

The team planted over 500 trees

A “techno forest” has been planted by a Polish techno club.

INSTYTUT, who are best-known for their raves in incredible locations like a 19th-century fortress...

Nicolás Jaar, KMRU, UNIIQU3, GAIKA and Shannen SP are among the artists taking part in the online event

Unsound has shared the full programme for this year's virtual festival.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the 18th edition of Poland's Unsound festival, which is held...

Unsound resident DJ Olivia readies her new EP, ‘Dancing Snake’, on Pinkman. Hear the industrial acid groove of ‘Smoking Cage’ now

Unsound resident DJ Olivia will release her new EP, ‘Dancing Snake’, next month on Dutch label Pinkman. 

A co-founder of Kraków’s Radar party, Olivia channels...

The peaceful protest took place yesterday in solidarity with LGBTQ+ activist Margot

Update 8/8/2020 19:00:  According to a tweet from Oramics from 18:47, Avtomat has been released from custody. 

Avtomat, a DJ and member of Polish...

A crowdfunder has been launched to ensure ‘30 Years of the Polish Techno Scene’ is published

A crowdfunder has been launched to publish a book about Poland's techno scene.

Launched by Radosław Tereszczuk, Artur Wojtczak and Łukasz Krajewski, three key members of Poland's...

 With an hour sizzling EBM, acid and off-kilter techno, Unsound resident Olivia shakes up the Fresh Kicks mix series

As a life-changing year for Olivia draws to a close, she is feeling positive and inspired. After a summer that saw her play landmark sets...

This year marks the 17th edition of the Polish festival

Unsound has finalised the line-up for its 2019 edition in Kraków.

Having already announced Objekt, Violet, Opa, Eris Drew b2b Octa Octa, LSDXOXO and...

The event will take place at the Institute of Power Engineering in Poland

Instytut will return for two more DIY parties next month.

In June, the female-fronted Instytut collective descended on a 19th-century fortress in Eastern Poland for...

From: Warsaw, PolandFor Fans Of: SPFDJ, Courtesy, I Hate ModelsThree Tunes: ‘Bring The Noize’, ‘Sober Raving’, ‘Versatility’

One of the most exciting DJs from the new wave of high-speed and industrial techno artists, Martyna Maja, AKA VTSS, has been carving a niche...