Welcome to our Aloha Friday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Moby dropping a new DJ mix, RL Grime playing Mixmag’s The Lab, and Fact TV going record shopping in Montreal. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
The White Isle was white hot this week. Last night, on Thursday, July 17th, Richie Hawtin delivered the third week of his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency at Space with another super-stacked lineup. Maceo Plex, Apollonia, Marc Houle, and more were all on-hand alongside the Minus man who played back-to-back with Swiss journeyman DJ Luciano. Tune in now for a very special two-hour set from the American techno idol know to his friends and family as Eric Estornel as well as Richie Hawtin B2B Luciano, and Aussie techno resident Bella Sarris.
UK-based underground dance luminary Daniel Avery will spin at a four-event string of US club and festival dates over the weekend of Friday, August 22nd to Sunday, August 24th. The Phantasy Sound artist and fabric resident will begin his mini-tour at Chicago’s Smart Bar, DJing alongside Harry + JPEG on Friday, August 22nd. He’ll then make his way to the Pacific Northwest for his Seattle debut, playing an event put on by Decibel at Re-bar on Saturday, August 23rd.
The 11th annual Decibel festival located in Seattle has just announced their EMP and Q Nightclub events including 11 artist showcases, three official after-hours, two OPTICAL events, and their celebratory opening gala. During the stacked event taking place from September 24th to 28th, this year’s music showcase highlights include quality offerings from dance music luminaries like Hot Creations, Hotflush, Richie Hawtin and friends, Resident Advisor, and All Gone Pete Tong, among many others. Featured artists across the annual five-night festival include MK, Lee Foss, Simian Mobile Disco, Scuba, Oneohtrix Point Never, and more.
Warm sun. White sand. Rolling surf. Azure ocean. And amazing, face-melting beats. The idyllic White Isle is definitely calling your name this summer. Tonight, on Thursday, July 17th, Richie Hawtin continues his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency with another super-stacked lineup at Space. For week three, the Minus man will headline B2B with Luciano, joined by special guests Maceo Plex, Apollonia, and Marc Houle, among others who’re sure to make this a memorable night.
Welcome to our awesome Wednesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Fatboy Slim telling Simon Cowell’s DJ talent show to “fuck off,” Skream delivering the last word on dubstep, and Actress revealing a new, limited, vinyl-only EP. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
Welcome to our action-packed Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Thump’s all-time list of top French producers including Daft Punk, Justice, and Bob Sinclar, German police raiding one of the biggest illegal pressing plants in the country, and quirky German house duo Pachanga Boys playing live in Paris. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
Influential Brazilian producer Gui Boratto has returned with his fourth album Abaporu that will be released this September on tastemaking Cologne-based dance label Kompakt. Since his 2007 debut LP Chromophobia, Boratto’s always delivered his own distinct flavor to Kompakt’s signature pop-techno sound. For its part, Abaporu explores the space “where European and indigenous influences would collide in the most exciting manner.”
Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis stretching over 450 square miles across arid, sunny Southern California. It’s myriad of electronic music micro-scenes throughout the City of Angels are as cosmopolitan as they are insular as evidenced by current popular collectives like the long-running Low End Theory nights, Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder crew, and many others. In a new feature-length story, XLR8R rounds-up the rising tide of house and techno that’s sweeping LA at the moment—Silverlake to Santa Monica, The Valley to Venice—featuring standout current acts like DJ Dodger Stadium (shown above), Suzanne Kraft, Benedek, Delroy Edwards, SFV Acid, and tons more.