Pics From Frankfurt's Musikmesse

Pics From Frankfurt's Musikmesse

We went to Frankfurt's Musikmesse last week to set up a stand, show our latest products - and take a few pics of it.

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Friday ACID Post # 6 - It's Competition Time!

Friday ACID post suddenly got real on your asses. We're giving away this limited edition 'Acid Rock' poster to celebrate that our graphic designer, Kasper, just released an acid-influenced album with his band Spleen United. And because, you know, we like acid more than most people. All you have to do is answer two questions.

AIAIAI @ Capsule Berlin

AIAIAI @ Capsule Berlin

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You can find us at the Berlin edition of the Capsule Show this week from the 19th - 20th.

The TMA-1 Studio: Sneak Preview

Check out our new over-ear headphones aimed at music professionals. Where the TMA-1 enhances the live performance, the TMA-1 Studio enriches the studio/production experience.

Capital - The New Headphones From AIAIAI

It took a little while, but after a good deal of preparation, deliberation and strategizing, we’re finally ready to lift the curtain on our brand new headphones! If you live in the city and like music on the move, please allow us to introduce you to your new best friend: his name is Capital, he’s a flexible yet rugged sort of character - and he comes in striking, new colours.

The AIAIAI Best of 2011 Playlist

Here’s a look back at 2011 to make you dive head first into 2012. Ladies and gents, it’s the AIAIAI Best of 2011 playlist! So fresh, so clean.

'Espionage' with AIAIAI Australia Feat. Flying Lotus, Martyn, Africa Hitech.

'Espionage' with AIAIAI Australia Feat. Flying Lotus, Martyn, Africa Hitech.

In which AIAIAI Australia help put on a great party in Melbourne. 'Espionage' is arranged by local cats The Operatives and it looks set to be pretty righteous.

Fragment: Dan Snaith

Fragment: Dan Snaith

Here's the first full-length interview in our Fragments series. First up is Dan Snaith AKA Caribou talking about music, mathematics, intuitivity and DJing.

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AIAIAI presents: Justin Townes Earle (updated with pics from the show)

We are proud to present Justin Townes Earle this Saturday the 19th at Pumpehuset

Roof to Reel Party in Melbourne

Roof to Reel Party in Melbourne

Get ready to get down with AIAIAI Australia and the Roof to Reel parties at the Rooftop bar.

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Fool’s Gold x AIAIAI at Storm

Fool’s Gold x AIAIAI at Storm

Storm, Copenhagen’s renowned fashion and lifestyle boutique, will be selling the Fool’s Gold edition TMA-1. Get yourself down to Store Regnegade 1 where you can touch, test and try on the limited edition headphones.

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All-consuming Amsterdam

All-consuming Amsterdam

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The AIAIAI crew went to Amsterdam for the launch of the new Fool’s Gold limited edition TMA-1. We talked to Red Light Radio, held a launch party with the beautiful people at Precinct 5, drank ourselves silly, got down like funky robots on the floor of the Melkweg club and took pictures of it.

Fragments - Our Upcoming Series of Short Interviews with Creatives

We like to talk to people who know what they’re talking about.

AIAIAI x Fool's Gold Launch @ Precinct 5 in Amsterdam

We’re pleased, proud and ever so slightly peppy. And the reason for this is that we’re just about to launch our latest headphone, the Fool’s Gold limited edition TMA-1!

10 Driving Tracks that Trump the "Drive" Soundtrack

10 Driving Tracks that Trump the "Drive" Soundtrack

Quite frankly, they should've hired us for soundtrack duties.

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CALIFORNIA GAMES: AIAIAI & Drum Machine Party Get the Eff Down in Melbourne

CALIFORNIA GAMES: AIAIAI & Drum Machine Party Get the Eff Down in Melbourne

If we were filthy rich, the first thing we would do would be to get our butts on the first plane to Melbourne where AIAIAI Australia are hosting what looks set to be a grade-A get-down.

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"Less and More": Dieter Rams Exhibition at SFMOMA featuring the TMA-1

"Less and More": Dieter Rams Exhibition at SFMOMA featuring the TMA-1

Design geeks probably won’t be majorly surprised that we’re into design history, more specifically the design philosophy of the German design maverick, Dieter Rams.

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Luciano Wants to Lighten up Carl Craig’s ’Techno Face’

We know it, our fans know it, and now Detroit techno legend Carl Craig knows it too: using the TMA-1 will, in any given context, fill you with so much love and unbridled affection, that you will feel compelled to share it with your immediate surroundings. As a deterrent of negative impulses and increaser of sweaty hugs, the TMA-1 stands unrivaled.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Erol Alkan

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Erol Alkan

Is there anyone in the Western hemisphere who hasn’t heard of Erol Alkan, the leather-clad DJ maverick of Cypriot-Turkish descent who’s had a hand in the development of almost every current, identifiable dance floor direction?

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Matthew Dear

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Matthew Dear

Labeling Mathew Dear’s talent is not the easiest of tasks. First of all, he works in a wealth of different guises such as Audion, Jabberjaw and False that showcase the diversity in his musical ability.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Tiga

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Tiga

Tiga James Sontag accomplishments have been documented a 100 times over. He’s a skilled DJ, a savvy label head of Turbo Recordings and a flamboyant, charismatic entertainer. What most people don’t know, however, is that Tiga’s dad is a legendary Goa-trance DJ and that the young Tiga would travel back and forth between the hippie-infested beaches of Goa and snowy Montreal.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Kode9

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Kode9

Like many other bass music aficionados, Steve Goodman AKA Kode9’s first encounter with the lower end of the electronic register was jungle and drum ‘n’ bass. The Glasgow native went to a local club where he discovered the music that changed his life. Today, he has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the university of Warwick, he’s written a book on ‘ Sonic Warfare’, he keeps releasing his own eagerly anticipated productions and he runs Hyperdub, the bass music label of the moment.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Michael Mayer

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Michael Mayer

Naysayers and haters will tell you that DJs are just random guys who play other peoples records for a living. If you’re ever confronted with this cynicism, you should hand them two mixes: Michael Mayer’s legendary ‘Immer’ from 2000 and his crucial Fabric mix from 2003

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Pilooski

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Pilooski

Pilooski maintains an unwavering dedication in his DJing and re-editing and in his own productions that are always placed somewhere out in leftfield. Moreover, his output is getting recognition from production heavyweights such as James Murphy, so it’s pretty safe to say that Pilooski is on the rise.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Prins Thomas

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Prins Thomas

If someone had told us 11 years ago that Norway was well on its way to becoming an epicentre of krautrock-influenced space-disco we would have laughed our asses off. Sorry, Norway, but that just wasn’t in the cards for us. Nevertheless, here we are in 2011 and Norwegian Thomas Moen Hermansen AKA Prins Thomas is one the prime exponents of a trippy genre that shows no signs of dying out. The worldwide disco mafia is still in full effect and the psychedelic Prins Thomas DJ set is one of their most frequent places of worship.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Superpitcher

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Superpitcher

Aksel Schaufler AKA Superpitcher has created epically moving, subtly experimental techno for over a decade. The friend of the original Cologne-based founding fathers of the Kompakt label (Wolfgang and Reinhard Voigt, Jürgen Paape and Michael Mayer) has created his own wonderfully idiosyncratic branch on the rapidly growing tree that is contemporary electronic music.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: RJD2

TMA-1 Tester Profile: RJD2

Beatsmith Ramble John Krohn AKA RJD2 has so many unrealized psychedelic beats stored in that brilliant dome of his, that the world’s collective consciousness would suffer some sort of brain-frying meltdown if he were to release them all at once. Luckily, he’s chosen to put them out in relatively slow succession, thus saving us all from kissing our brains goodbye by ‘kissing the sky’, as Jimi Hendrix put it.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Seth Troxler

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Seth Troxler

Berlin-based Seth Troxler is the exact opposite of the anonymous, graphic design T-shirt-wearing DJ. He brings personality, wit and a healthy dose of depravity to the table, and his productions and mixes on labels such as Spectral Sound, M_nus, and Bpitch Control are warped, sex-filled takes on the sound of the ‘motor city’ that has given us so many deliciouslydark machine anthems.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Teki Latex

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Teki Latex

Sometimes we wish we knew French because it would make us able to understand what Julien Pradeyrol AKA Teki Latex was rapping about. It sounds like the head of the dance floor- conquering Institubes label (RIP!) has something important to say when he’s spittin’ and we’re no doubt missing out. We’ll just have to settle for his choice DJing skills and party-starting stage persona that’s the epitome of rowdy, good vibrations.

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TMA-1 Tester Profile: Tim Sweeney

TMA-1 Tester Profile: Tim Sweeney

Aaah, Tim Sweeney. That bespectacled purveyor of all things tastefully eccentric and subtly subversive. When Tim’s New York radio show Beats in Space is claiming its small share of the airwaves on Tuesday nights, the international DJ mafia know it’s time to listen.

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