Finally! After a close call last year and several missed opportunities, Frank Ocean finally made it to Copenhagen Thursday night. Naturally, both the crowd and Ocean seemed eager to hear and play last year's 'Channel Orange'. Over the course of 90 minutes, we go to hear most of his excellent full length, save for some forgettable interludes (sorry, John Mayer) and 'Fertilizer,' which it is hard to imagine anyone complaining about.
"Yūgen" is dense. Koreless' latest EP is so fully packed with rich sounds that the airwaves sometimes feel almost tangible. They aren't, of course, but that brief moment where you suppress even that rational thought is exactly where "Yūgen" comes to life.
Oh Levon. Is there any better way to enter the new year than with a mix from your hand? Back in 2010, you and the now defunct mnmlssgs blog rang in the new year with an exquisite mix of house and techno of the finest kind. Now, you're doing it all over again!
Joy Orbison's podcast for the ever dependable Resident Advisor is a ride that finds the elusive artist in a more diplomatic mood.
Is very good. No, seriously, you should listen to it. Now.
Rasmus reviews the documentary that captures LCD Soundsystem's last stand.
The on-point Resident Advisor interview the undisputed heavyweight shaman of electronic music.
The ever excellent FACT Mag made a sweet guide to starting your own label with the help of Scuba, Untold and Amanda Brown.
The internet is filled to the brim with DJ mix series, but mnml ssgs' contribution to the category towers majestically above the majority of them.
ZZZZZZZZZZZ...huh! What! Oh, it's you. Guess I must have dozed off, or something. Partying down for three consecutive days takes its toll, you know. Anyways, you should go see Pachanga Boys tonight.
Whatever you do, check out Tim Sweeney. If you're still alive, that is.
Not sure what to check out tonight in Nørrebro? Rasmus has your back.
Rasmus gives you the low-down on the one artist you need to see every day during Distortion.
Sometimes you have to hand it to other sites when they pull off great, thought-provoking features. Resident Advisor's 'The Esoteric Art of Great Sound' is excactly that as it features super relevant input from the prominent players within the loudspeaker game such as Jason Baird from Martin Audio and - you guessed it - Tony Andrews from Funktion One.
The potty-mouthed, dark R&B wunderkind's mellow, new single comes complete with zombies, horses and tipis.
If you still aren't sure what exactly a 90's Prostitution Racket is, Gerry Read is more than willing to teach you. Here's a little hint: you can dance to it.
The new record from The Chromatics was scheduled to hit the streets on Valentine's day 2012. And, after all, what would be a more appropriate pairing for that day than Johnny Jewel's latest melancho-disco?
That's right. And he's pulling out all the cinematic, richly textured, hard-hitting percussive stops for the 'Kindred' EP.
We got beef: The low-down on that heated reark Vs. Zomby controversy, which has seen the famed UK bass music producer coming under accusations of stealing.
The Big Pink's sophomore effort is filled with good intentions and grand ambition but ultimately leaves you wanting.
Todd Terje's new 'It's the Arps' EP is the bee's knees.
Johnny Jewel, the posterboy of noughties underground disco, created a haunting soundtrack for Drive that was axed. As luck would have it, you can check out the whole thing on Soundcloud.
LA-based label, Not Not Fun, and its dance offshoot, 100 % Silk, were this year's most interesting newcomers.
Fabric's classy club night, 'The Nothing Special', gets its own label courtesy of the legendary club's discerning selector, Craig Richards.
At Bleep.com’s takeover of the outstanding Boiler Room show, Rustie played an equally outstanding if not full-on momentous set. And the TMA-1 was all up in the Boiler Room!
Hello everyone, welcome to Brodinski's Fabric mix compilation. 75 minutes of fine electronic music. Let the beat control your body. Let the beat control your mind. Let the beat control your soul. Bring some smoke and purple drank.
The Glaswegian beat corrupter's new album on Warp really is very good indeed.