Tagged: techno

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...