Clubbing

Get Physical Music. Portrait of a label

The official story of Get Physical Music, one of the most appreciated Berliner label by audiences and professionals in the international clubbing scene, Beatport best-selling, started in 2002. In that year the djs and producers concealed by moniker M.A.N.D.Y., Dj T and Booka Shade decided to make a job of their passion for electronic music, especially house.... READ MORE...

Motion Sickness. The Domino Records’ night side

The Domino Records, first rank English label, has just released a double album gathering up some of the best remixes of its large discography. A definitely winning operation, because it sees great names of international clubbing (some very famous “veterans”, others young on the crest of a wave) in the throes of songs from equally important bands.... READ MORE...

DECiBEL. A melting pot to dance

Within the landscape of the international electronic music Tectonic, a label based in Bristol, has always been very careful in the selection of its artists. Pinch alias Rob Ellis, “the godfather of dubstep” and founder of this label in 2005, doesn't give all his blessings. The last going into the multicolor family is DECiBEL, dj and producer born in London (real name Jay Fontaine) grown up in the sign of the cultural contamination.... READ MORE...

A Taste of Sonar. South Africa Deals with Avant Guard

Sonar of Barcelona, an International festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Art, landed for its 19th Indaba Design edition (from 29th February to 4th March) in Cape Town, by using a completely new special format. In order to know more about that, we asked Georgia Taglietti, Head of the International Media Department of Avanced Music (the organization which, every year, arranges Sonar event), to describe this new partnership.... READ MORE...

CTM Festival Club Transmediale 2012

With an extensive program of concerts, discourses, and an exhibition space, CTM.12 – Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts is appropriating the festival theme SPECTRAL to explore the current reemergence of all things ghostly, mysterious and dark in music, avant-pop, art, and to speculate about its possible causes and potentials.... READ MORE...

Bozar Electronic Weekend. Electtronic Music In The Heart Of Europe

The heart of Europe beats at the rate of electronic music. The proof of that is Brussels, the city that hosted, on October 28th and 29th, the Bozar Electronic Weekend, one of the not-to-miss events for lovers of electronic music and experimentation applied to it. More than thirty, among digital artists, musicians, DJs and VJs, took part to it... READ MORE...

[DISK / CTM] The Icas Suite

The ICAS SUITE kicks off today at Monarch in Berlin with a program by the Todaysart Festival (Brussels & The Hague) featuring live and DJ-sets by three spearheads of Benelux electronic dance music: Conforce, Peter van Hoesen and 2562. At the same time Sperm Festival from Prague presents new Avant-pop from the Czech Republic, while Insomia! (Tromso) & Cynetart (Dresden) join forces to cook-up the Paloma with DJ-sets by Galina Hardgrove, Charlotte Bendiks, DJ JSN and Boska.... READ MORE...

Alpha-Ville 2011

Taking place from 22nd to the 25th of September, the third edition of Alpha-ville Festival will spread across several venues in London, running alongside the London Design Festival and the Digital Design Weekend at V&A , and including venues such as Whitechapel Gallery, Rich Mix, Netil House, The Vortex, XOYO and Space Studios.... READ MORE...

Todaysart 2011 Leap into the Void

The Hague / Brussels - The International ambitions and collaborations of the TodaysArt Festival have resulted in the first Belgian edition of the festival. TodaysArt.BE will take over the EuroStation / Zuid Station - one of the city's emblematic sites - from 29 September to 1 October, precisely one week after TodaysArt.NL in The Hague. TodaysArt uses and transforms the city's infrastructure and creates temporary spaces to produce events in exciting settings, such as main squares, public buildings, museums, concert halls, clubs and theatres.... READ MORE...

Late “primavera”. Recorded Report From The Festival

Even if it seems impossible to combine such a big number of so different bands on the same event, the Primavera Sound 2011 'back to the present' operation managed to hit the bull's eye. Three days - from May 26th to May 28th -of historic pop, rock and post-punk icons of the eighties and the nineties that performed on stage with new artists, offering more electronic and contaminated music than the post-dance, dubstep and hip hop wave.... READ MORE...

Muv Festival 2011

La settima edizione di Muv, festival di musica elettronica ed arti digitali, si svolgerà a Firenze dal 1 al 5 giugno 2011. Il programma, realizzato da Associazione Culturale Muv e Intooitiv organizzazione eventi, prenderà forma all'interno dell'esclusiva cornice della Limonaia di Villa Strozzi.... READ MORE...

Lunchmeat Festival

Lunchmeat festival: to turn Prague into one of the European centres of audio-visual art. As last year, March in Prague will be about visual art and electronic music. The second year of the festival will be held during 18 – 20 March. The headline musicians are Luke Abbott (Border Community), Teebs (Brainfeeder) and King Cannibal (Ninja Tune). The headline visualizers are the Spanish group NiñoViejo or the inventor of the VJ software Modul8, Boris Edelstein.... READ MORE...

Cloud Sounds

The culture of electronic music, DJ's and VJ's, remixing and clips is also the starting point for the arts program of 5 Days Off, which opens under the title 5 Days On, on 18 February with an exhibition in the NIMk, Cloud Sounds.... READ MORE...

Vaghe Stelle: Synths, Stars, Memories

Hopefully, we all agree on something: from time to time the electronic music scene in Italy produces really original, internationally relevant, projects - while the pop and the rock ones have never achieved anything similar. From Alexander Robotnik to the We Love, from Lory D to Marco Passarani, wherever in the world some interest arises in quality music produced by Italians, it's via synthetic beats. One of the latest example is Vaghe Stelle... READ MORE...

Club Transmediale 11 Live

The 12th edition of Berlin's unique and radically open-minded music and art festival, CTM (club transmediale), takes place from February 1 to 6, 2011. The festival, repeatedly designated as "Germany's prime meeting point for electronic and experimental music" and as "Berlin's best pop festival", puts down roots at new venues in Berlin Kreuzberg, namely the HAU theatre and a cluster of spaces around the "Kotti" square – Festsaal Kreuzberg, West Germany, Monarch, Kotti-Shop and Paloma Bar – where a Berlin stronghold for daring, independent music and art has developed. High profile club nights at Maria am Ostbahnhof and Berghain are planned too, as well as a concert series reviving chamber music at the .HBC and an exhibition at the Kunstquartier Bethanien.... READ MORE...