Feed Me, it would appear, is in the midst of an existential DJing crisis. “I’ve got a pressing feeling that it’s not what I’m supposed to be doing,” he recently said on Twitter. And that’s just a part of it. Read on for more of his thoughts.
With Detroit’s Movement Festival set to take over the big Memorial Day Weekend, there’s obviously plenty of buzz in the air. We’ve got a lot of it after the jump, but even more immediately, Boards of Canada are about to premiere some new music. Get ready and tune in!
With a title like “Preschool Tea Party Massacre,” we were expecting something a little more death-metal-sounding, but, as one should never judge a book by its cover, we were pleasantly surprised when, from the deepest darkest recesses of the four-to-the-floor world, Pleasure Victim brought us a heavy-hitting, opening-hour house tune for today’s Track of the Day. As just the second release from the El Paso-based duo of Le Disxco and Roberto Apodaca, “Preschool Tea Party Massacre” sets the bar high for these early up-and-comers.
Well, Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories is out now, as of yesterday, but what you won’t see on any North American version of the release is the track “Horizon,” which landed solely on the Japanese edition. Of course, what kind of music publication would we be if we didn’t let you hear it anyway?
Dance music—it’s getting pretty big these days, in case you hadn’t heard. On the weekend, David Guetta took home the first-ever Best EDM Artist trophy at the Billboard Music Awards—with nary a quizzical look in sight. Guetta fan or not, let us take a moment to celebrate that it’s come this far.
London’s much-buzzed-about Field Day Festival is set to bring together a wide array of leftfield indie outfits and forward-thinking electronic acts for one extremely packed day of music later this month. Of the festival’s many noteworthy aural offerings, we’ve picked out the five top electronic artists primed to deliver big sets at Victoria Park for this year’s Field Day. Check out our selections below.
Rugged techno, disco strut, and bass-filled jams feature in today’s On Rotation segment, which compiles our expert team of merchandisers’ and editors’ favorite picks of the week.
In case you’ve been living under the dance-music equivalent of a rock these days, Daft Punk’s new album is out today. FINALLY. Of course, if you’ve been paying attention, you probably knew that the punks threw a bit of a release party in tiny Wee Waa, Australia. Click on through to track one magazine’s pilgrimage to the event.
Since releasing her highly anticipated debut album, Lights Out, in 2011, Londoner-by-way-of-Chicago Kate Simko has persistently worked to establish her position on the forefront of dance music. Known for her unique take on house and techno, Simko has continued to demonstrate her diverse musical prowess with each and every release.