Electro inspires a fervid following. The genre is a bubbling underground scene populated by dedicated labels, DJs and diverse producers, scattered across the world, and united by the connectivity of the internet and a spirit of camaraderie.
Rebekah drops her debut album 'Fear Paralysis' via Slam's Soma Records this month, and we've secured a mind-blending slice of cross-pollinated electro titled 'Tell Me Your Secrets' for an exclusive first listen.
Primarily techno-focused, but built upon broken beats and psychedelic soundscapes along with pounding four-to-the-floor rhythms, 'Fear Paralysis' offers wide-ranging but cohesive, cerebral experience.
Our premiere, 'Tell Me Your Secrets', blurs the boundaries between techno and electro, setting an off-kilter beat against fluttering, twisted synthwork.
Juan Atkins (pictured) teams up with old mucker Orlando Voorn once again this month, reviving their Frequency vs Atkins project for brand new album, 'Mind Merge', for Out-ER.
Friends since the birth of techno in '80s, Atkins and Voorn first introduced Frequency vs Atkins in 1992, with their 'Industrial Metal' / 'Kiss The Sky Remix' release for Lower East Side Records.
After various collaborations, the project returned with with the track 'Reloaded' for Out-ER's fifth anniversary compilation last year.
Deadmau5 has shared a new six-minute minimix previewing his forthcoming album, 'Stuff I Used To Do'.
The six-minute clip reveals much of the material is of a slower-pace than is usual for the Mau5, with many tracks leaning towards hip-hop and brash electro influences.
German techno DJ/producer Helena Hauff is riding the crest of a wave right now. An analogue freak signed to Ninja Tune-affiliate label Werkdiscs — the label overseen by Actress — she’s just been snapped up by BBC Radio 1 for a residency, and has been rocking floors all over with her killer vinyl-only DJ sets. DJ Mag travels to Essen in Germany to one of her extended gigs to talk analogue kit, acid classics and what to do if your studio catches on fire...
In the lead up to their new LP, that's set for release later this year, Digitalism have announced a brand new single, 'Roller'.
It's a huge, room spanning piece of thrash electro fire, that's designed to pave the way for what's to come from the Hamburg based duo.
Easy listening this is not, save this one for the very deepest and darkest depths of the dance floor!
How a largely instrumental album by an unknown Norwegian duo became a word-of-mouth million-selling sensation at the start of the decade, thanks to some unique hooky melodies and different ways of getting their music out there...
Drums Of Death has just released a free track to download via his Soundcloud page, entitled ‘Calloutchaname’.
The London-based, Scottish DJ and producer — best known for his invigorating blend of techno, house and electro — will be bringing his exhilarating live performance to Ministry Of Sound this Saturday (24th January) alongside James Zabiela, Leftwing & Kody and Pedestrian.
'U Belong 2 Us', the latest track from London-based duo Plump DJs, avoids subtleties entirely, as ringing synths and upbeat vocal samples lead to a gigantic electro bass drop. If you're looking for a club banger, this is the track for you.
Plump DJs, comprised of Lee Rous and Andy Gardner, have been producing together since the late '90s. Having released an array of well-known tracks and remixes, the duo know how to produce a hit.
Muti-faceted Norwegian talent Aleksander Vinter aka Savant is easily one of the most dynamic producers in the game. Seriously, if you visit his SoundCloud page every couple of weeks, you are guaranteed new genre-defying music. This guy NEVER stops producing.