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New book gives in-depth look into influential moments in electronic music history

A new book, MusicQuake, tells the story of 50 significant events, performances, and artists who shook up the music industry. Of these 50 disruptive moments, the book identifies a number of electronic music artists and records as significant to the history of music as a whole. The book is written

Electronic music group Swedish House Mafia have unveiled their collaboration with IKEA. The joint venture was announced earlier this year, with the products being officially unveiled at a launch event in Hollywood last Wednesday. The limited -edition collection, titled Obegränsad, comprises 20+ smart home furniture pieces designed to help young

The Amsterdam Dance Event has revealed the first artists on the lineup for their upcoming 2022 event.  Taking place over five days from October 19th to October 23rd, this year marks the festival and conference’s first full edition event since 2019. Due to the pandemic, the event has functioned at

London based DJ and promoter Samantha Togni has launched a vinyl label showcasing trans, queer, non-binary, and female musicians under the Boudica name. Togni launched Boudica as a party series before transitioning to a music conference in 2020 with panel discussions and conversations around important issues in the electronic music

The Museum of Modern Electronic Music (MOMEM) had its long awaited opening in Frankfurt on April 6th following multiple delays. The museum, which was first announced in 2015, looks to celebrate the history and future of electronic music through multiple exhibits and immersive installations. The museum opened with an exhibition

The Ukraine electronic music scene has penned an open letter condemning Russia, asking for global support in the fight against Russian aggression. Multiple venues, promoters, and performers from Ukraine have signed the letter, which was released online on March 5th.  The letter reads, “We, the representatives of the music community,

London-based DJ, producer, and Earth Kicks label head Mina has launched a new advice service that offers advice to artists on how to apply for grants and funding, as well as writing proposals for grants. Funding With Mina is an Instagram based forum and resource sharing network, through which the

IMAGE: MARCUS MOONEN/VIA FLICKR Keyboardist, bassist and member of pioneering acid house band 808 State Andrew “Andy” Barker has died. The Manchester band confirmed Barker’s passing on social media. An Instagram post on Saturday with a photo of Barker included the caption: “After a happy life Andrew Barker experienced a

Image: Kraftwerk German synthpop pioneers Kraftwerk have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Producer Pharell had the honour of welcoming the band to the institution, located in Cleveland, Ohio, by way of a video speech. Pharell emphasized the impact of the band, calling their arrival a

Image: Velocity Press A new book celebrating pioneering electronic music composers from the UK has been released. Tape Leaders: A Compendium Of Early British Electronic Music Composers, published by Velocity Press, is a richly illustrated A-Z compendium of 100 essential British electronic musicians, including  William Burroughs, Roy Cooper, Janet Beat

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