Ilian Tape has announced the debut LP from Andrea, ‘Ritorno’, will arrive on 9th April.
It's the first we've heard from the revered Italian producer since 'Forse' and 'Remade' dropped on the same imprint, more than a year ago. The album comprises 12 tracks, which we've been told offer 'cosmic waves' and 'high energy bounce'.
Minor Science has announced his debut album, ‘Second Language’, which will arrive via Whities on 3rd April.
The record sees the producer, otherwise known as Angus Finlayson, explore his relationship with mother and adopted tongues, through tracks touching on electronica, musique concrete, electro, techno and alt-jazz.
There's a rave taking place on an Italian vineyard this summer, with 53100 looking to satisfy heads by combining viticulture and party culture in one fell swoop.
Set in the stunning Chianti Hills, Tuscany, the event will run from 4th - 6th September, calling the historic Castello di Selvole home. Cuisine and wine will be focal points for the gathering, in addition to the core music programme, which organisers say covers 'ambient, mutant bass and breaks, otherworldly frequencies and plenty more besides', and will be spread over three stages — Live, Day and Night.
A new listening bar, Good Bar, will open in Brooklyn, New York, this Friday 28th February.
Brainchild of the crew behind 500-capacity Good Room, where forthcoming events include the likes of Mike Huckaby and Session Victim, this new project is aimed squarely at audiophiles. A vintage Thorens TD 160 turntable and Klipsch Heresy III speakers will feature, with local craft beer and late kitchen providing refreshments.
Armin van Buuren has announced a special, all-ages live show, 'This Is Blah Blah Blah' (nodding to his track of the same name), which will take place in Amsterdam late-spring.
Two ticket scalpers have been found guilty of fraud in a landmark case following years of reselling tickets for profit.
The two men, Peter Hunter, 55, and David Thomas Smith, 66, have been sentenced to a combined total of six and a half years in prison for reselling tickets and contravening several ticket platform’s terms and conditions. Hunter and Smith had been providing customers with invalid and/ or overpriced tickets for concerts and entertainment events across the UK from 2010 to 2017, courts heard.
Conducta’s Kiwi Rekords will release a new mix compilation on 6th March, entitled ‘The Kiwi Sound’.
The label, which won Best Breakthrough Label at last years’ DJ Mag Best Of British Awards, announced today that it will be releasing a 70-minute mix compilation, showcasing some of the most exciting sounds in UK Garage, mixed by Conducta himself.
Four Tet is set to play at the Hollywood Palladium on 27th October and New York’s Avant Gardner on 4th November.
In an Instagram post, the producer – real name Kieran Hebden – wrote that he’ll be teaming up with the UK-based collective Squidsoup again for the two exclusive shows. He already collaborated with the collective for his set at Alexandra Palace last year, featuring a set-up of 42,000 hanging lights.
Elektron have introduced Model:Cycles, a new six-track groovebox based around FM synthesis. With a similar form and lower price to the Model:Samples released last year, the Model:Cycles features six independent FM synthesis layers – Kick, Snare, Metal, Perc, Tone and Chord – which all can be played chromatically. Each layer can be shaped with four main controls – Colour, Shape, Sweep and Contour – which, depending on the sound, will shape different parameters.
A street in Philadelphia has been named after hip-hop legends The Roots.
The group's longtime drummer, Questlove, shared a post on Instagram from Philadelphia news outlet Whyy, showing a stretch of East Passyunk, below South Street, now honored with the name "Avenue of The Roots".