The ‘Berghain-themed’ card game, Bergnein, is set to see the light of day, with pre-orders currently being taken, although not without a serious disagreement with the legendary Berlin techno haven.
Sommerøya is Norway's answer to the summer techno festival circuit, and its 2017 lineup is bringing as many heavy-hitters to Oslo as it is homegrown talent.
Norwegian acts Finnebassen (live set), Of Norway (live set), Della, +plattform and Fredrik Bekkaasen will perform in Oslo on August 18th & 19th, alongside the likes of DJ Hell, Anja Schneider, Rødhåd, KiNK and now confirmed, the German master of live sets, Stephan Bodzin.
Eric Prydz has donned his techno guise for new Cirez D single ‘The Accuser’. The vinyl version is accompanied by a Pryda remix of Cirez D's ‘On Off’.
Following a few adventurous weekends at Tomorrowland, Prydz unexpectedly dropped the SciFi-afflicted tune this Monday 31st July via his own Mouseville label.
In a recent opinion piece for Ibiza Voice, UK duo Dense & Pika reckon the current trends towards "plastic techno" means the genre is "no longer the sound of the future".
"When techno was in its early stages it sounded like the future. People like Drexciya, Underground Resistance, Derrick May and all of that Detroit generation were imagining the sounds of the future," explains the duo in the opinion piece.
"Kids are going to big outdoor pool parties and getting blasted with ice cannons and that is not futuristic in any way. In fact, it’s passé."
Shifted heads into deep into the mists of techno's outer territories on the latest edition of the DJ Mag Weekly Podcast.
Originally one half of renowned UK drum & bass outfit, Commix, Guy Brewer launched his Shifted alias in 2011 with an EP for Luke Slater's Mote-Evolver, switching to techno full-time after the duo split the following year.
Troy Gunner explores the outer edges of techno and bass music with his finely crafted Fresh Kicks delivery.
As with so many from the conveyor belt of talent that is Bristol – where the fast-rising selector was born – Gunner's influences and interests range far and wide, but feature overarching themes of dub and low-end-heavy genres.
Xhin finds the perfect balance between power and swing with his irresistable offering for our DJ Mag Weekly Podcast series.
Hailing from Singapore, Xhin — pronounced 'Sheen' — has been producing for two decades now, although it was during the mid-noughties that he made his name, becoming a favourite on Lucy's Stroboscopic Artefacts imprint.
If there’s one DJ riding the crest of a wave right now, it’s Belgian techno selector Charlotte de Witte.
Slaying European crowds each weekend with her heady and aggressive techno sets, Charlotte has just dropped her latest EP, titled 'Wisdom', and we're premiering the lead tune from the four-track packet right here, right now.
Exos launches his X/OZ label later this week (20th June), with six-track EP, ‘Invisible Limits Vol. 1’. We’ve got the exclusive premiere of Exos’ ‘Hverfult’ from it below.
As one of the longest-running techno artists from Iceland, Exos has been releasing music for 20 years for labels including Thule Records, Bliq and Slow To Speak.
In 2015 he was signed up to Nina Kraviz’ трип Recordings, collaborating with the label boss for their cut, ‘No Criminals’.