Fridays are always jam-packed with news, from new videos to big gig announcements, but perhaps what we’re most stoked about is winning a copy of Ableton Live and a Point Blank course while karaoke-ing Kraftwerk. See what we’re talking about below.

– Yes! A taste of the new Moderat album via their new video for “Bad Kingdom” handdrawn and animated by Berlin visualists Pfadfinderei. Nice!


– If you love Kraftwerk’s classic track “The Model” as much as we do, you’ve probably done your own interpretation of the rather German-sounding vocal. Now you can put that karaoke skill to use to win Ableton Live 9 and an EMC class with Point Blank’s online music school. (full story)

– Everyone’s gettin’ amped for Ibiza, and dance legend Sasha has announced the details for his residency, which kicks off July 7. (full story)

– MIA has got a new video for “Bring the Noize, a track from her forthcoming album, Matangi, which was produced with Switch and Surkin.


– There’s a fair bit of wub in Destructo’s new tech-house tune, “Higher.” And there’s a fair bit of (implied) drugs in its video.


– Red Bull Music Academy 2013 is a wrap! Here’s how it all went down. (full story)