November 25, 2019

Isolée returns to Maeve with new EP, Candy Apple Red

The minimal maestro's first release of 2020 landed this week.

Mix Of The Day: Shannen SP

The Hyperdub associate connects the dots between Lisbon, London, Montevideo and New York on this athletic mix.

Time Warp reveals lineup for 2020 festival in Mannheim

Ricardo Villalobos, Dixon, Sonja Moonear and more are booked for the April event.

Experimental festival Oto Nove Swiss moves from London to Paris for third edition

Low Jack, Tomoko Sauvage, Tujiko Noriko and Félicia Atkinson will play the Paris event from February 21st to 23rd.

Portuguese composer FARWARMTH makes Planet Mu debut with new LP, Momentary Glow

The source recordings of Momentary Glow, out April 3rd, were recorded at an artists' residency in 2018.

Listen to Edge Slayer's C00CHI3 EP for Interference Pattern

Across the six-track EP, out now, Edge Slayer "[channels] her experiences as a black trans woman in America."

Ninja Tune releases Jamm Pro app for music production and live performance

It's the successor to the original Ninja Jamm app.

Mix Of The Day: Solar

Obscure punk and weirdo synth, mixed immaculately.

Nightmares On Wax reveals expanded 25th anniversary version of Smokers Delight

The double-LP version of the well-loved album comes with two new tracks and other bonus material.

Japanese festival FFKT announces its 2020 lineup

Caribou, Theo Parrish and Maayan Nidam will play the second incarnation of the Nagano event in May.

Nite Fleit delivers next Dance Trax release on Unknown To The Unknown

Remixes from D. Tiffany and Jensen Interceptor feature on the new record, out February 28th.

Brian Eno will discuss the climate crisis with Pete Tong at IMS Ibiza 2020

The annual keynote discussion will address the music industry's responsibility to confront climate change.

Wigflex City Festival adds Goldie, AceMoMa for 2020

The second edition of Lukas Wigflex's event takes place across Nottingham on May 8th.

Online community platform IDA Radio to launch channel in Helsinki

The Tallinn-based operation will open a Finish arm in March.

Angel-Ho returns with new album, Woman Call

The self-released LP arrives April 24th.

Séance Centre launches new sub-label, Mixed Signals, for 'underexposed dance music'

Henry Jones (AKA Smiling C) joins Séance Centre head Brandon Hocura for the new venture.

London queer party Love Child launches label with EP by cofounder Josh Caffé

Out today, Box Of Talk features remixes by Violet and Jaye Ward.

Loveland Festival celebrates 25 years with Jeff Mills, Solomun

The Amsterdam event will also host Tale Of Us, Dixon, Eric Prydz and more on August 8th and 9th.

German clubs fight for recognition as cultural institutions

The status change would make clubs and music venues legally equivalent to concert halls, operas and theaters.

Mix Of The Day: Lisa Frank

The ROAM DJ shares a blistering recording of her set from New Year's Eve.

Mix of the day: Andrew Weatherall

Here's the first hour of Weatherall's opening set at 909 in Liverpool last month.

Listen to sets from RA twenty four / seven at Nowadays

We recorded Actress, Scott Zacharias, stud1nt and more during our 24-hour marathon in New York in June.

Rome's Goa Club to host audiovisual installation by Sven Marquardt and Prurient

EAST will take place on Thursday, November 21st, with a live performance and DJ sets by Adiel and DJ Red.

Charlotte de Witte, Tale of Us booked for T7 Paris's November program

The Paris club has announced several big names to play their weekly parties from November 2nd to 29th: Maceo Plex, Pan-Pot, Stephan Bodzin and more.

Ableton Loop adds Georgia Anne Muldrow, NYX to 2020 Berlin festival

The lineup for next year's conference has expanded with Uwalmassa, Feels and more. It takes place at Silent Green Kulturquartier from April 24th to 26th.

Mix of the day: Cormac

The Northern Irish DJ turns in a spirited set for FACT inspired by his summer of playing queer parties and his sets at Panorama Bar.

The BPM Festival completes lineup for 2020 festival in Costa Rica

Sasha, Art Department, Masters At Work, Skream, Soul Clap and more have been added to the festival's inaugural Costa Rican edition, going down next January.

Amsterdam's Vault Sessions to host 35-hour weekender for fifth anniversary in 2020

The marathon party, taking place at Warehouse Elementenstraat in the new year, will feature DJ sets from Rebekah, Perc, Tommy Four Seven, SPFDJ and Body Sushi (Randomer & VTSS).

Frank Ocean hosts Halloween PrEP+ party with Arca, Joey LaBeija

Following two other parties this month, the third edition of Ocean's club night for HIV awareness welcomes back Arca as its host and has lined up sets from Joey LaBeija, vegyn and more.

Mix of the day: TX Connect

Dallas artist Gavin Guthrie's annual Halloween mix is as spooky, shadowy and eerie as ever, with a dose of hypnotism thanks to artists like Rrose, Daniel Avery and Peter Van Hoesen.

Tornado Wallace, Jex Opolis, Alison Swing billed for Forever Forward in Brisbane

The launch of the new party will take place at an inner-city warehouse across two stages and 12 hour, with Aussie support coming from River Yarra, Liluzu, DJ Scorpion and more.

How can the dance music community help shape a better world?

Glimpse Collective founder James Turner offers suggestions on where the industry should focus to affect positive global change.

Innervisions reveals first event of 2020

Cofounders Âme and Dixon will go back-to-back all night long in Tulum in the new year.

Mix of the day: Ben UFO back-to-back Joy Orbison

Here's three hours of the UK duo in 140 BPM-and-beyond mode, recorded live at Calibre's XOYO residency in London this past August.

Discogs to host a record fair at this year's Electronic Music Conference in Sydney

The day, which takes place at The Factory Theatre on November 16th, will feature DJs like Toni Yotzi, Simon Caldwell and Merph playing sets with records purchased exclusively from the fair.

Peggy Gou, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers billed for Circoloco Thailand 2020

Jasper James, Richy Ahmed and Bedouin will also play over two Saturdays in January when the party returns to Baba Beach Club in Phuket.

New Arizona event Obsidian books Ben Sims and Dasha Rush for first edition

Headless Horseman and Truncate will also play at the 18+ event in Tempe, Arizona, promoted by Techno Snobs and going down on November 29th.

Rakastella 2019 announces new lineup additions, including Motor City Drum Ensemble's Miami debut

Eclair Fifi, Danny Daze and Will Renuart have also been added to the bill for the Art Basel-adjacent party going down in December.

No Sleep Festival 2019 returns to Belgrade with Anastasia Kristensen, Bicep

Partnering with UK club fabric, the team behind EXIT will throw another festival in the Serbian capital from November 8th through 10th, also including the likes of VTSS, Amelie Lens, Kobosil, Mind Against and Terry Francis.

Mix of the day: Leesh

Limber and psychedelic techno from the Chicago DJ—who runs the Daisychain series—as part of new electronic music platform Rave Scout Cookies focused on "underrepresented and undiscovered POC LGBTQIA+ artists."

A Factory Burns, And Vinyl Faces An Uncertain Future

Last week's Apollo/Transco fire may have hobbled the global vinyl industry. Matthew McDermott investigates.

Breaking Through: Bergsonist

Selwa Abd's heady, ever-changing productions are just one part of her larger mission to unite artists outside capitalism. Zoë Beery joins the prolific New York-via-Casablanca artist for a revealing afternoon tea.

The Art Of DJing: Lena Willikens

Willikens' approach to DJing, shaped at Salon Des Amateurs, has been refined to suit the demands of a touring artist. She speaks to Elissa Stolman about embracing mistakes, reading a crowd and waiting ten years for the perfect moment to play a track.

January's Best Music

Here are the albums, mixes and EPs we were feeling in January.

Between The Beats: Marie Davidson

The Canadian artist opens up about life on the road.

Live Coverage: CTM Festival 2020

Follow our rolling reporting of the Berlin event's final five days.

Label Of The Month: SVBKVLT

Andrew Ryce profiles the Shanghai label leading the inspiring club music movement in China.

2010-19: Rise Of The Festival-Industrial Complex

Chal Ravens reflects on how electronic music festivals evolved over the last decade.

2010-19: Mixes Of The Decade

20 mixes that defined the past decade.

2010-19: Back To The Garden: The Return Of Ambient And New Age

Simon Reynolds looks back on a decade where serene music offered a counterpoint to digital maximalism.


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