Category: Music

Enter the techno club that became Berghain

As any techno fan knows, trying to find good footage from within Berghain is almost as difficult as getting inside the celebrated Berlin club in the flesh. It’s doubly amazing, then, that we’re now...

Download this 20 gigabyte gabber sample pack

After years of operating comfortably within the confines of underground scenes beyond the purview of most dance music press and aficionados, gabber is now facing a wave of curious interest and hyped-up popularity. Electronicbeats.net’s report on...

Two new Technics turntables are coming

Panasonic has formally introduced the newest additions to its Technics turntable line at CES: the SP-10R and the SL-1000R. The original SP10 was launched in 1969 and was the first direct drive turntable. Panasonic...

We Call It Techno!

With techno now stronger than ever, the German scene is revered among the world’s most powerful and influential. It’s an ideal time to look back upon its cultural roots – in Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne,...

Listen to Neil Young’s online music archive

If ever there was a time to listen to Neil Young, it’s today. The musician’s entire catalog is available to stream for free on his newly launched archival website. “We developed [the archive] to provide fans...

Listen: Kölsch @ Circoloco DC10 (Oct. 2)

Circoloco is about as DC10 as DC10 gets. From humble beginnings in 1999, the Monday party (which still holds down the same weekly slot) has become a rite of passage for anyone who likes clubbing in its...

Speicher 100

Succeeding a recent run of much-acclaimed outings by stand-out artists such as Laurent Garnier (KOM EX 95), Kölsch (KOM EX 97 & 93) or Christian Nielsen & Locked Groove (KOM EX 96), our SPEICHER...

Entire pop album created by artificial intelligence

A collaborative album between Tayrn Southern and Amper software, I AM AI, is the first album to be entirely composed and produced by artificial intelligence. After previous flirtations with algorithm-based music, us mere humans are finally able...

Listen: Patrice Baumel BBC Essential Mix 2017-09-23

This is the clean version of Patrice Baumel’s Essential Mix, without the BBC jingles and talking. Tracklist: DJ Metatron – The Journey (Giegling) Guy Mantzur & Khen – Touching Distance (My Favourite Robot) Octo Octa...

Club scene in 1997 Ostberlin

Berlin may still be a round-the-clock party city, but it’s current iteration has nothing on what it was like in the ’90s. Or that’s the impression we get after watching this video that spotlights...