Ex-Terrestrial evokes Autechre, Aphex Twin and Boards of Canada on his debut LP, ‘Gamma Infolded’. Hear the sizzling, technicolour electro cut, ‘Skip Ad’, now
Canadian producer Ex-Terrestrial will release his debut LP, ‘Gamma Infolded’, this Friday 15th November.
Written and recorded in Toronto and Montreal between 2017-2018, the 11-track collection is ethereal and frosty, evoking the likes of Boards of Canada, Autechre and Aphex Twin with its sizzling, glitchy rhythms and hazy, evocative melodies.
Berlin-base live electronic duo CYRK will launch their new label, Time Zero, this month a new EP, ‘Dreamscience’.
Set for release on the 21st November, the pair follow releases on labels like Vakant, Rawax and Hike Recordings with five tracks of sizzlings analogue sounds from bleep techno a lá CPU Records and Warp to Detroit electro.
‘Collateral’ on the B-side rests more on the electro side of things, with a frosty bass groove, crackling beat and some delicate melodic swells. It’s a dream. Check it out below.
At just 22 years old and fresh off the back of a US tour, where he played in Detroit, New York, Los Angeles, and New Orleans, REES is making waves far from his hometown of Middlesbrough. Producing and playing his own refined style of feel-good disco, electro, house, and italo, the upstart found his calling in the North East's clubs - with a local event inspiring him to pursue music.
Last track that blew your mind?
"Palms Trax ‘To Paradise’"
Last film you watched?
"Kung Fu Panda"
Last DJ that blew your mind?
"Orpheu The Wizard"
Favourite album to relax to?
"Tiger & Woods 'On The Green Again'"
The cult classic website, Iskhur's Guide to Electronic Music, has (finally) been given an update.
First launched in 1999, the domain maps out the links between various sub genres, from Italo to gloomcore, tracing roots back to the birth of experimental and musique concrète in the first half of the 20th Century.
Presented as a timeline, users can zoom-in on individual decades, clicking through to in-depth descriptions of each micro-canon, with streamable tracks providing aural examples for each.
Gaika will headline Roundhouse Rising Festival 2019 with a ten-piece ensemble.
South London's rising star of dancehall-experimental beats, who dropped a startlingly fresh mixtape in May and played MUTEK San Francisco the same month, will be joined on stage by live musicians led by composer Jason Yarde.
Having first started raving as a student in New York, Abd’s love and dedication to the art of DJing has seen her make considerable strides in the past year. 2019 has found her touring Europe and North America, playing parties by Room 4 Resistance and Omnidisc, and bringing her mum along to a Gamut party at Paris’ La Station De La Gare Des Mines.
Looking to the future, Abd has a lot in the works. Having started a new party series, 3AFAK, co-curated with her friend Sanna, Bergsonist also has an LP landing soon on Optimo Music as well as an EP on Hypercolour. With plans to tour Europe again, she is also heading back to Morocco for the first time in four years, intending to make the most of the trip by working with local artists and capturing field recordings to use in her music.
Maceo Plex has revealed plans to open a studio for young producers in Barcelona, according to a post on Twitter.
The techno don, whose Mariel Ito electro alias was re-activated last year, made the statement this morning— although details are thin on the ground.
"Might be putting a ton of my gear into a studio for aspiring new producers to use and be inspired. In BCN. more details later on."
Dallas, Texas is an unlikely nerve centre of electro music. The city’s small but tight knit cabal of producers and DJs have been releasing essential underground tracks since the mid ’90s to rival anything made in Detroit or The Hague and, despite indifference from the dance mainstream, several of Dallas’s biggest electro names have acquired world renown.