On this rainy Wednesday in April, an otherworldly sonic nugget perfectly suited to the sombre atmosphere fell in our lap. For fans of Grimes, Austra and good music.
As you may have heard it through the grapevine, the spectacularly brilliant Aleatoric Series is a collaboration between Ghostly International artist/designer Michael Cina and paper engineering artist Matthew Shlian. We fired a few questions at the two American talents as we were curious how they came up with the concept of meshing painting and paper engineering in such a strikingly attractive way.
This June, one of the world’s most exciting underground dance labels go on their first European tour. The marvelously eccentric 100% Silk imprint plan to film the whole thing with a view to creating a documentary that captures their performances and depicts their journey through the European cultural epicentres. What’s more, they need your help to do it.
Helsinki-based outfit, Kitkaliitto, are here to soothe your post-holiday blues with soaring, analogue bleeps and gorgeous, acoustic guitar.
The latest innovator to step up in !K7 Records’ legendary DJ Kicks series is none other than Photek, the guy who made drum and bass smart. Check out the interview after the jump.
Parked in a warped, experimental intersection somewhere between dub, jungle, and contemporary bass music, B. Riddim’s new EP on Third Ear Recordings is the freshest ting we’ve heard in ages.
Get a load of these enticingly natural ‘floating Islands’ crafted by Singapore and Barcelona designers Outofstock.
It's out today, people! And it features some solid remixes by Jacob Korn and Shlohmo to boot.
The tech-savvy, zeitgeist-nailing, Icelandic songstress gets more mileage out of her epic app-based album by enlisting Death Grips, El Guincho, Matthew Herbert, These New Puritans and TMA-tester, Hudson Mohawke, on remix duties.
Avant-hip hoppers, Death Grips, are back to feed you nuggets of intensity with their latest single.
The man of the moment puts together a riveting show at one of New York’s most forward thinking spaces. Pitchfork were on location to capture the unique multimedia performance.
This ungooglable Irish act sent us some music with an accompanying promo text. Turns out, it’s really good.
Aiming to convey science through art, Science Magazine’s annual Visualization Challenge found its winners. This year’s challenge led to some rather spectacular results.
Well, that's hard to say, really. But we can say this: the future looks promising as some of the world's best music blogs come together in this new Kickstarter project.
The Copenhagen punk underground is still stirring, it would seem. Here’s the latest thrash-tastic single from War featuring Elias from Iceage.
Inspired by the differences and similarities between Chinese and European porcelain craft, CTRLZAK Studio have created these eye-cathing hybrid pieces for Seletti.
We’re supporting this delightful soirée that our friends over at Firmament are throwing on Tuesday.
Our graphic designer who moonlights as rock star (or is that the other way around?) just made this trippy video with his band Spleen United. It features cars being fucked up, face paint and some great headphones, of course.
Continuing her exploration of the link between, human beings, nature and technology, the Icelandic songstress announces the next step in her ambitious Biophilia project: a ten-night residency in New York.
Junior Boys enlist the skilled hands of Dan Snaith on remixing duties.
Our favorite avant-pop producer releases breathtaking new video.
The OP-1 synthesizer is now available in our webstore! Same goes for the PX-0 earphones made to match the OP-1 that we designed in collaboration with Teenage Engineering. To mark this joyous occasion, we caught up with Jesper for a chat about the OP-1 synth and the current state of music technology.