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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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Tycho teams up with vocalist Saint Sinner on new track, ‘Japan’

Scott Hansen, widely known as Tycho, has continuously excelled at painting vivid sonic landscapes, but the inclusion of Saint Sinner in his latest single, “Japan,” represents a true maturation of the San Francisco producer’s iconic downtempo dexterity. Tycho’s signature languid guitar plucks and lo-fi influences are still evident in “Japan,” but act more as the […]

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Tycho gives glimpse into upcoming LP with ‘Pink & Blue’

Bit by bit, Tycho is allowing peeks at his forthcoming Weather LP. After delivering “Easy” in April, he’s now released “Pink & Blue,” a satisfyingly low-key collaboration with Saint Sinner. The sophomore release from Tycho’s fifth studio album is a smoldering, contemplative piece, aided by the Saint Sinner’s sultry vocals. He opens with them right […]

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Helena Hauff continues to please lovers of all that is raw and analog with new double single

Helena Hauff has released a new double single from her forthcoming album, Qualm, out Aug. 3 on Ninja Tune. Entitled “Hyper-Intelligent Genetically Enriched Cyborg” and “It Was All Fields Around Here When I Was A Kid,” the raw analog-leaning double single follows Ninja Tune’s recent release of a short film and mysterious new white label vinyl that sold out […]

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WATCH: Helena Hauff shares an eerie new short film ahead of upcoming album ‘Qualm’

German techno and electro dilettante Helena Hauff is getting ready to release her highly-anticipated album, Qualm, out August 3 via Ninja Tune. Ahead of the release, the label’s shared a new eerie teaser of what listeners can expect on top of a mysterious new  2×12″ white label which seems to bear no relation to Hauff aside […]

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How Leon Vynehall defies expectations on new LP, ‘Nothing Is Still’

British deep house and downtempo producer Leon Vynehall released a brand new album, Nothing Is Still, that sees him delve deeper into the function of genres and LPs than ever before, out now through the storied UK label, Ninja Tune. Dedicated to Vynehall’s grandparents and largely contextualizing their move to America, Nothing Is Still is an album of immense […]

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Helena Hauff announces new album, leads with double single ‘Qualm’ / ‘No Qualms’

The German electro recluse Helena Hauff has emerged from her internet absence with the announcement of her next album, Qualm, which will be released on Aug. 3 through Ninja Tune. Through Qualm, Hauff presents a distinct duality. The German word “Qualm” (kvalm) translates to fumes or smoke, whereas the English meaning refers to an uneasy […]

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Modeselektor returns with gritty techno track, ‘Kalif Storch’

German duo Modeselektor released their first track in three years, “Kalif Storch,” off their compilation series, Modeselektion Vol. 4., out June 1. Handpicked by Modeselektor themselves, the 17-track fourth edition will feature a myriad of offbeat, like-minded producers, ranging from seasoned club acts like Vatican Shadow and Peder Mannerfelt to equally eccentric, newer talent like Skee Mask and […]

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Bicep transfixes in new ‘Rain’ EP and video

Bicep’s just unveiled a new EP, Rain, and video by director Luke Wyatt, AKA Torn Hawk. A producer, DJ, and NTS host, Wyatt’s video juxtaposes clips of old film footage, overlaid VHS glitches, and computer-generated images with snakes and mysterious mazes. Somatic in its sound encapsulation of Bicep’s entrancing sound, Wyatt appropriately fuses Bicep’s widespread sourcing of […]

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Peggy Gou makes dynamic Essential Mix debut

Berlin-based Korean DJ Peggy Gou wanted to the be the first female Korean DJ to play Berghain. Now, having more than exceeded her goal, Gou’s become the first female Korean DJ to play BBC Radio 1‘s Essential Mix, and she’s not showing any signs of stalling her meteoric rise to stardom anytime soon. A dynamic testament […]

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Peggy Gou makes dynamic Essential Mix debut

Berlin-based Korean DJ Peggy Gou wanted to the be the first female Korean DJ to play Berghain. Now, having more than exceeded her goal, Gou’s become the first female Korean DJ to play BBC Radio 1‘s Essential Mix, and she’s not showing any signs of stalling her meteoric rise to stardom anytime soon. A dynamic testament […]

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Four Tet reworks Bicep’s ‘Opal’ into a tantalizing new form

Four Tet has remixed Bicep’s “Opal,” a crown jewel lifted from the Belfast duo’s self-titled debut album, which coalesces the halcyon days of club culture with a unique marriage of Italo house and glitzy electro. Celebrated for his own work as a producer, Four Tet’s remixes have always brought an identifiable, idiosyncratic approach to his source material — a […]

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Gou-mania: Peggy Gou’s ‘Once’ EP is an invigorating testament to her dynamic flair

Peggy Gou has arrived. She’s graduated from the underground circuit with the highest honors of distinct, club-polished sounds, Gou’s built a sterling reputation for herself in the modern techno and electro spheres —and if the lively nature of her music is of any indication, she’s only just begun her journey. 2018 is poised to be the year […]

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Peggy Gou shares lead single ‘It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)’ from forthcoming EP

Korean-born and Berlin-based Peggy Gou is poised to take over in 2018. She’s just released a new single “It Makes You Forget (Itgehane),” equally as sleek as it is stunning, which has been lifted from her forthcoming Once EP out on Ninja Tune March 2.Known for her groove-laden, simplistic production style, both Gou’s vehement passion […]

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Bicep unveils emotive ‘Glue’ EP, delves into UK rave nostalgia in accompanying video

The illustrious Bicep is fresh off the release of a sensational, emotive dance record. In September, the Belfast duo released their self-titled, critically acclaimed record, only to return less than two months later with a brand new three-track EP titled Glue. In light of the heaven-sent deliverance, Bicep has also shared a deeply personal, nostalgia-ridden video for the EP’s lead […]

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Helena Hauff announces new EP out Oct. 27, shares hard-hitting techno ‘Gift’

Hamburg’s Helena Hauff has skyrocketed in the global techno and electro reigns over last two years by way of her clear-cut craft and exceptional curation behind the decks.After a catapult into the limelight through her transcendent BBC Radio 1 Residency and debut BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, she followed up with a legendary B2B set with Ben UFO at Sonar 2017. As if […]

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Project Pablo announces ‘Hope You’re Well’ EP out in October, shares first tune ‘Is It Dry?’

Ninja Tune’s London-operated Technicolour imprint bolsters a bevy of dance music mainstays. Among the rising roster of its impeccable artistry is Canadian producer Project Pablo, real name Patrick Holland, who’s set to release his four-track EP, Hope You’re Well, on Oct. 20. The Montreal-based producer has built an impressive discography in recent years with a steady […]

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Daktyl – The Act of Hesitation (Original Mix)

Daktyl has staked his claim in the dance music industry over recent years with a long series of notable successes. The Los Angeles-based producer released his bass-heavy debut album, Cyclical, in 2015 on Mad Decent, and has created a number of noteworthy remixes for artists like Flosstradamus, Autograf, Major Lazer, and ODESZA. With each release, the young artist has managed put […]

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