Missing Links – Modeselektion Vol.1 drops this Friday

In the Mode for love The Selektors have sourced a bunch of exclusive cuts for their maiden compilation Modeselektion Vol.1 due to be released November 5. The full collection follows their first two samplers and a double LP on their Monkeytown label, with a third sampler coming later this month. The full 18 tracks are spread across vinyl on three EPs and a clear double LP, and also available on CD and download. Check the tracklist below for the full arsenal of woofer-destroyers, which you can also preview over on their Soundcloud, and see what you make of this curious […]

Moogy Men – Moogfest 2010 this week in Asheville, NC

Bob Moog at the ’03 Academy in Cape Town Traditionally, the state of North Carolina has been associated with several disparate features – tobacco, the Great Smokey Mountains, hushpuppies, and pulled pork. Synthesizers should also be added to that list. Bob Moog set up his Moog synthesizer factory in the small, pastoral community of Asheville, located in the western part of the state, over 30 years ago. And even after his death in 2005, circuits have been forever imprinted on the town. To celebrate his legacy, the 2010 Moogfest festival kicks off in Asheville this Friday and continues throughout the […]

Loony Tunes – Upfront: Lunice debuts on Lucky Me


Put ‚em on ‚ice As LuckyMe prepares to drop Lunice’s forthcoming Stacker Upper EP on a world that’s just not ready, we get a sneak preview of his track Fancy Forty. It’s a taste of an EP that spans all the best bits of half-steppin‘ electro, deep-fried r’n’b, and cartoonish neon hip hop, all boiled down into just quality esoteric dance music. Bust a move! LM006 – LUNICE – STACKER UPPER by LuckyMe Music.Art.Parties BONUS:Lunice (LuckyMe, Montreal) – On The Floor! – LuckyMe Live at Good Peoples, NYC Quelle: www.redbullmusicacademy.com Tweet

The Long, Hard Summer Festival Week 2.6

HARD L.A. With a name leaving little room for misunderstanding and massive line-ups covering all sorts of wobbles from chest-rattling dubstep to larger-than-life electro, HARD has quickly established itself as a true benchmark on the American electronic music scene. We dropped by at their main festival in L.A. this summer, to catch some of the highlights for your listening pleasure: doesn’t get much harder than this! On August 7, the Los Angeles State Historic Park saw performances from magnetic men Skream & Benga, Ed Banger’s discoteer no° 1 Breakbot, and the transatlantic pairing of Diplo and Switch amongst others, who […]

Trailer Load Of Beats Bass Camp: Metamorphose 2010 (+ Download)


Here’s a little clip from the Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp at Japan’s Metamorphose Festival, that saw 30 of the country’s most exciting music makers come together for three days worth of lectures, studio action and performances in the beautiful countryside of Shizuoka. Watch to get a taste of what to expect when the Academy hits Tokyo in 2011, and hit the jump for some music from the Bass Camp studio trailers. A total of five studios were set up, helmed by Jazzy Sport’s Grooveman Spot, drum’n’bass wizard Makoto (who’d lectured at the Academy before, back in 2007), and […]