Tagged: electronic

Wolfgang Voigt lecture at the Red Bull Music Academy

Two weeks ago, Wolfgang Voigt gave a lecture in his hometown of Cologne at the 20 years of Red Bull Music Academy. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to...

Laurie Anderson on German TV in 84

Laurie Anderson is one of America’s most reknowned – and daring – creative pioneers. Known primarily for her multimedia presentations, she has cast herself in roles as varied as visual artist, composer, poet, photographer,...

Listen to a mix recorded live by Surgeon at Tresor in 1998

In recent years, Surgeon has applied his techno pedigree to a number of fascinating side-projects. Alongside his incendiary live modular sets and hybrid DJ mixes, Anthony Child has been making ambient music inspired by...

Listen to a rare reissue of obscure Japanese avant-guarde electronics

Only 1000 copies of Jun Fukamachi’s Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection) were originally pressed for a 1986 fashion show. With this year’s stunning reissue of Midori Takada’s Through The Looking Glass and a host of other recently unearthed ambient...

Rausch

After the German electronic artist Wolfgang Voigt released, as GAS, his ambient masterpiece Pop in 2000, the German artist took a long sabbatical from the project. Before releasing the majestically disquiet Narkopop last year, Voigt spent 17 years co-running Kompakt Records...

80s Chicago New Wave scene

This news segment (uploaded by Bill Hammons) appeared on channel 7 back in 1985. It shows footage of the Liedernacht (aka City Club) and the fabulous Asylum. Chicago was home to a number of...

Google launched a browser-based sequencer for making music

Chrome Music Lab has launched a new music creation tool called Song Maker. A browser-based experience, Song Maker is a sequencer that allows you to program loops for two different instruments of your choosing, then...

Download a 30-module virtual synthesizer

VCV Rack is a powerful new piece of open-source software that gives you control of over 30 modules. Launched at Illinois’ Knobcon 2017 tech convention over the weekend, VCV Rack boasts modules from the...

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...