UK-based electronic tastemaker label Hyperdub has announced details about the North American leg of their ongoing 10th anniversary celebration. After releasing two 10 collections (with two more slated for release), several of the label’s leading acts including imprint founder Kode9, Ikonika, Taso, DJ Spinn, and JD Earl, among others will embark on a 16-date tour this fall in September. There will be confirmed city stops in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle as well as five select nights north of the border in Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, and more.
Lights. Camera. Dance-action. Electronic music and mind-bending visuals go together like peas in a pixelated pod. No place is that more evident than in cutting-edge cinema. In a new feature-length round-up, Thump runs down their top seven best electronic film soundtracks of all-time.
Belgian-based DJ duo Wolfpack have been smashing up the global dance music scene over the past few years. Initially discovered by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike at Tomorrowland back in 2011, The Pack’s Steve and Ruben were immediately signed to their Smash The House stable. Their current single, “Sirens” on Steve Aoki’s LA-based Dim Mak imprint is another crowd-pleasing electro-banger.
Welcome to our mid-week Wednesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Kevin and Dantiez Saunderson doing a B2B interview with Thump, SBTKT prepping his sophomore release Wonder Where We Land, and Kenny “Dope” Gonzalez dropping some dope hip-hop flavor in Miami. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
Like most top-flight European-based DJs, German deep house duo Tube & Berger (aka Arndt Rörig and Marco Vidovic) are spending their current summer basking on the beach in Ibiza. Sun, surf, sand, and soaking up some surefire island vibes are in the cards for the Kittball label bosses over the next few months. That said, we thought now was the perfect time to get their top seven deep house jams straight from the idyllic White Isle. Enjoy their current summertime selection.
Detroit techno leader Richie Hawtin continues his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency tomorrow, Thursday, July 24th with another super-stacked lineup at Space. For week four, the Minus man himself will be joined by special guests including Innervisions empresario Dixon, tINI, Marcel Dettmann, Martin Buttrich, and Bella Sarris, among others.
Welcome to our final July edition of On Rotation, our weekly staff recommendations in house, techno, drum & bass, indie dance, electronica, and more. Catch our hand-picked summer essentials now.