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Premiere: Ovend – Nuits Fauves

France has a vibrant electronic scene, known for its pioneering artists that have breathed fresh life into techno, electro, and house. That said, hearing of softer, more melodic sounds rising out of the country is rarer, and often over-looked. Enter Ovend, a promising new talent who’s already been tapped by Tale Of Us for a […]

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Adriatique – Ray [EP Review]

Ray is an embodiment of Adriatique‘s aural personality across two tracks. The first, “Voices Of The Dawn,” takes conjures gloomy imagery as cunningly-arranged analog synth progressions bounce around the ears. Tribal-inspired drum patterns accent these melodies in an oddly satisfying way, topped off by strategically-placed roars and growls that add to the overall darkness from the […]

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Tale of Us release Fabric 97 mix

Italian techno stalwarts Tale of Us — Armine Conte and Matteo Milleri — officially released their long anticipated mix for London’s seminal Fabric Nightclub. With duo’s roots in Fabric dating back to the most nascent stage of their career, they were an obvious act to chart for the mix series. “Our techno sound has a certain amount of melody […]

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Tale Of Us release new track ‘Error Error’ ahead of fabric 97 mix

Tale Of Us has revealed their rousing new track “Error Error,” ahead of its official release on the duo’s fabric 97 compilation. An ace representation of the duo’s paradigmatic marriage of melody and melancholy, “Error Error” cements the pensive virtuosos’ stirring brand of techno, in both harrowing synths and an awakening baseline.fabric 97 will see […]

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Tale Of Us release new track ‘Error Error’ ahead of fabric 97 mix

Tale Of Us has revealed their rousing new track “Error Error,” ahead of its official release on the duo’s fabric 97 compilation. An ace representation of the duo’s paradigmatic marriage of melody and melancholy, “Error Error” cements the pensive virtuosos’ stirring brand of techno, in both harrowing synths and an awakening baseline.fabric 97 will see […]

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Mind Against announces return to Afterlife with solo EP, ‘Days Gone’

In 2012, Allesandro and Federico Fognini made waves in the melodic techno realm with their breakout single “Cagliostro.” Following that, the two went on to release essential collaborations with Tale Of Us and Somne, appeared on Sven Vath’s Cocoon, and Recondite’s Plangent. In 2014, they released a highly anticipated EP entitled Avalon. Avalon was a melodic work […]

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Stephan Bodzin releases a breathtaking ‘Strand’ on Afterlife

German synth wizard Stephan Bodzin has been quite the busy character. Since the release of his critically-acclaimed Powers Of Ten LP, immense hunger for his whimsical, yet driving productions has led to him undergoing an expansive and heavy tour schedule. The result has been an plethora of opportunities to see him live; however, this comes […]

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Premiere: Fideles sign onto Afterlife & show off creative restraint with ‘Hadar’

Italy is having an unprecedented musical moment within the underground. The Southern European nation — led by Tale Of Us, DJ Tennis and others — has become a hub for avant-garde, melodic house & techno, with the rest of the world ravenously consuming the sounds born from the region.Fideles are yet another Italian outfit on the […]

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Premiere: Tale Of Us & Vaal – Monument (Adriatique Remix)

Tale Of Us and Vaal put together a destructive body of work in their Monument EP, with the opening title track making its rounds through other accomplished peers’ sets during the Summer season. Having built up anticipation for months over this dynamic release, set for September 1, the Afterlife leading duo have also announced a […]

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Tale Of Us & Vaal – The Hangar (Original Mix)

It seems preposterous – almost unbelievable, even – that hardly more than a year has passed since Tale Of Us launched their Afterlife record label. Over the course of a mere 14 months, Carmine Conte and Matteo Milleri have built an imprint which seems on track to rival the impact of giants like Diynamic and Drumcode, […]

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Premiere: Denis Horvat debuts on Afterlife with ‘Bruto’

Denis Horvat’s breakthrough into the industry has been nothing short of astronomical. Though he’s been active for quite some time, his Cedevita EP in 2015 quickly caught the attention of quite a few prolific DJs, a few of which were Âme and Dixon who secured his rise by signing him onto their Innervisions imprint in 2016. […]

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