Posts tagged "electronica"

Christine and the Queens – Tears can be so soft

Christine and the Queens’ forthcoming album, PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE, is a body of work heavily inspired by Tony Kushner’s seminal work, Angels In America. The play, set in a desolate 90’s New York amidst the AIDS pandemic, flutters between a greyscale urban reality and fuchsia tinged fantasia. The latest

It’s been an interesting week for Kieran Hebden, AKA Four Tet, who just closed Coachella’s second weekend last minute alongside his newfound brothers Skrillex and Fred Again.. . In this sense, the serenity of Four Tet’s latest single Three Drums feels delightfully endearing. There’s a real sense of stillness and

Not only does he run the elegantly-branded record label Théque Records, the imprint he co-started, but he also plays around in the visual art space, adding an extra dimension to his already-diverse musical moniker. Based in Budapest, this triple threat works on films and designs sets. But the talent doesn’t

Pinpointing French producer Brodinski will likely land you somewhere between the grotesque body music of Gesaffelstien and the woozy stoner trap of Lil’ Wayne. Enamoured of both the sounds of street and club, Brodinski has been reinventing electronic music and hip-hop quietly for some time now, though less prolifically as

Having coined the term ethnic-electronica, producer Deep Forest uses music to bottle the regional tones of cultures from around the globe. With an ear for a diverse range of tones, he has distilled cultural music in projects like Deep Brasil, Deep Africa, and Deep India, wherein he summarises his musical

Though he may come from a background in indie rock, Martijn Ravesloot, AKA Melawati, has always found beauty in machines. Citing the likes of Aphex Twin and Amon Tobin as key influences, it was a matter of time before Ravesloot embraced his electronic instincts. Released last month on Maceo Plex’s

Let’s introduce HAELIUM and Kasztan, two French producers who each have their own unique story to tell. They have taken their individual offerings and weaved them into a singular symphonic patchwork of electronica. Their latest collaborative single ‘DOR’ spearheads the launch of Kasztan’s new record label Stemina Recordings. Stream /

When speaking with Andy Butler, better known as the creator of ever evolving electronic music act Hercules & Love Affair, you’ll find yourself struck by his cool, assured demeanour. He exudes a quiet strength, the same sort of turbulent romance you can hear in the DNA of the music he

When we sit down to speak with Cubicolor, the conversation is split across three countries. There’s the dashing Tim, from his home in London, and Peter and Ariaan on a houseboat in Amsterdam. “Still floating,” Peter assures us, cigarette in hand as tendrils of smoke escape his lips. It’s a

Röyksopp have released a visualiser for the first single off their upcoming album, Profound Mysteries III. Featuring Alison Goldfrapp, The Night is an urgent dance track set to a symphony of Röyksopp’s dextrous modular synths and Goldfrapp’s signature seraphic and breathless vocals. The visualiser, directed by artist Jonathan Zawada, zooms

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