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Good Morning Mix: Floating Points, Daphni, Ben UFO and Jamie xx join forces on NTS Radio

It’s only natural that DJs spend time with other DJs. Common interests are one of the surest avenues to friendships. So when DJ friends come together to celebrate something exciting like the release of a new album, it’s only natural that they spin some records. In this specific case, the album that was released is […]

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Good Morning Mix: Floating Points, Daphni, Ben UFO and Jamie xx join forces on NTS Radio

It’s only natural that DJs spend time with other DJs. Common interests are one of the surest avenues to friendships. So when DJ friends come together to celebrate something exciting like the release of a new album, it’s only natural that they spin some records. In this specific case, the album that was released is […]

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Watch Floating Points perform ‘Anasickmodular’ using his engaging new live setup

Floating Points just put his new album, Crush, on Oct. 18, and as was expected from the polymathic musician with a doctorate in neuroscience, it is nothing less than complex electronic bliss. Floating Points—whose real name is Sam Shepard—is an artist unbounded by constraints both in the studio and on stage. In the past, he […]

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Watch Floating Points perform ‘Anasickmodular’ using his engaging new live setup

Floating Points just put his new album, Crush, on Oct. 18, and as was expected from the polymathic musician with a doctorate in neuroscience, it is nothing less than complex electronic bliss. Floating Points—whose real name is Sam Shepard—is an artist unbounded by constraints both in the studio and on stage. In the past, he […]

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5 new releases we love: Vagabon breaks through, Mark Lanegan looks forward, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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5 new releases we love: Vagabon breaks through, Mark Lanegan looks forward, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Four Tet and Floating Points top lineup for Thailand’s 6th annual Wonderfruit Festival

Tucked away in the grooves of Thailand’s verdant landscape is Wonderfruit Festival—a fleeting four-day festival that celebrates the cultural impact of art, food and music within sustainable communities. The festival has crafted its vision with one overarching goal in mind: to inspire others through their approach to sustainability and global change. The 2019 edition welcomes […]

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Floating Points unveils first album in four years, delivers lead single, ‘Last Bloom’

Sam Shepard, better known as Floating Points, officially has announced his sophomore album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s showstopper, Elaenia. The upcoming LP, titled Crush, represents a departure from the soothing, atmospheric work that defined Floating Points just a few years ago towards a darker, more unapologetic club sound. The shift in styles, however, is […]

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Floating Points unveils first album in four years, delivers lead single, ‘Last Bloom’

Sam Shepard, better known as Floating Points, officially has announced his sophomore album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s showstopper, Elaenia. The upcoming LP, titled Crush, represents a departure from the soothing, atmospheric work that defined Floating Points just a few years ago towards a darker, more unapologetic club sound. The shift in styles, however, is […]

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Floating Points unveils first album in four years, delivers lead single, ‘Last Bloom’

Sam Shepard, better known as Floating Points, officially has announced his sophomore album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s showstopper, Elaenia. The upcoming LP, titled Crush, represents a departure from the soothing, atmospheric work that defined Floating Points just a few years ago towards a darker, more unapologetic club sound. The shift in styles, however, is […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s 5 Under 5K: Vol. 22

5 Under 5k is a feature on Dancing Astronaut dedicated to spotlighting talented upcoming and undiscovered artists who we believe deserve more exposure. Each edition of 5 Under 5k will highlight five artists from a wide variety of genres with under 5,000 followers on SoundCloud (at the time of writing). If Claude VonStroke taps you to […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s 5 Under 5K: Vol. 22

5 Under 5k is a feature on Dancing Astronaut dedicated to spotlighting talented upcoming and undiscovered artists who we believe deserve more exposure. Each edition of 5 Under 5k will highlight five artists from a wide variety of genres with under 5,000 followers on SoundCloud (at the time of writing). If Claude VonStroke taps you to […]

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Floating Points makes a one-track return to sonic grace with ‘LesAlpx’

It’s been two years since Sam Shepherd’s last original release, but the UK-born musician, better known as Floating Points, is finally lifting off again with his new single, “LesAlpx.” A departure from Shepherd’s freeform, jazz-garnished approach to electronic production that brought past releases Elaenia, and Reflections – Mojave Desert such widespread acclaim, “LesAlpx” is as […]

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Techno party in Spanish castle fleshes out strong underground lineup

With the rise in popularity of Croatia’s pristine nightlife scene and Ibiza’s continued reign as a clubbing hotspot, grandiose locations for house and techno are becoming commonplace in the electronic music ecosystem. Following this trend, Into the Valley festival has taken residence in the thousand-year-old Castle of Sohail on Spain’s Andalusian Coast for the fourth […]

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Panorama unveils 2018 lineup featuring Janet Jackson, ODESZA, Floating Points and more

Panorama has unveiled their 2018 lineup. In its third edition, the Randall’s Island Park festival offers up a powerful headlining trio in The Weeknd, Janet Jackson and The Killers.Undercard acts on the bill include ODESZA, new wave techno auteur Floating Points, Chicago house legend The Black Madonna, Detroit techno pioneer Moodymann, Bicep, Yaeji and Mike […]

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Primavera Sound drops spectacular 2018 lineup

The vibrant affair Primavera Sound has announced a stunning 2018 lineup. Over 200 artists across a bevy of genres front the eighteenth edition set for May 28–June 3 in Barcelona.Primavera Sound lends a glimpse into generational references with a pulse on contemporary music. The bill presents a push towards comprehensiveness, grrrl power, and once in a […]

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Love International unveils 2018 lineup featuring Floating Points, Four Tet, and Bicep

Croatian music festival Love International has unveiled another phase of artists to play the 2018 edition. Floating Points, Four Tet, Palms Trax and Bicep will all descend on the week long festival come June 27th.Love International previously announced UK stalwarts Ben UFO, Craig Richards, Optimo, Bristol’s Shanti Celeste and Germany’s Prosumer to play the festival’s third edition.  “We are […]

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DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017

 1DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017Dance music’s second wind persists at a seemingly endless rate. In fact, its current boom has resulted in a complete infusion of the genre and into the fabric of the mainstream; megastars like Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, and Kygo have helped shepherd in a new age […]

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Good Morning Mix: Floating Points b2b Motor City Drum Ensemble live at Dimensions 2014

Few sets compare to the near six-hour showdown that took place on the final night of Croatia’s Dimensions festival in 2014.A huge lightning storm broke out as Motor City Drum Ensemble and Floating Points were poised to close out the night. In an effort to combat the uncertainty, the two decided to share the decks on the Eglo stage while […]

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Floating Points unveils remarkable new 19-minute ‘Ratio’

Earlier this month, the Sam Shepherd-fronted electronic music outfit Floating Points sampled a new track named “Ratio.” Now, the track’s available for listening in its entirety. Standing at nearly 19 minutes, “Ratio” is a number Shepherd’s been splicing into live shows for quite some time.Marking a stark departure into the sonic abyss, “Ratio” is a captivating tune. The track […]

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