Archive | techno

Premiere: Zacharias Tiempo – Knock (dubspeeka remix)

Helsinki native Zacharias Tiempo created quite the brooding composition in “Knock” — the A-side of his newest EP on Dear Deer Records.Though “Knock” itself is a heavy-hitter, dubspeeka has brought the true heat in his remix. The Drumcode veteran heightens the original’s shadowy atmosphere with a weightier bass-line and increased white noise, generating a certain […]

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HEYZ releases techno treat ‘Nice’ for Halloween (Free Download)

After just three months of making beats in North Carolina, DJ/producer HEYZ caught the eye of mau5trap, deadmau5‘s widely acclaimed imprint. This lead to his first official label release with an original track “Quietly.” Following this debut, the producer has decided to grace listeners with a Halloween techno-treat entitled “Nice.”As for an inspiration behind the track, HEYZ revealed, “I wanted to […]

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DJ Hell goes to church, is set to perform at Melbourne’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral

DJ Hell is not above a good bit of irony, as he will be taking over Melbourne’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral for a techno set on November 18th. The show has been dubbed “The DJ Hell Cathedral,” and will be one of the focal points of Melbourne Music Week, which is set to take place […]

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DJ Hell goes to church, is set to perform at Melbourne’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral

DJ Hell is not above a good bit of irony, as he will be taking over Melbourne’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral for a techno set on November 18th. The show has been dubbed “The DJ Hell Cathedral,” and will be one of the focal points of Melbourne Music Week, which is set to take place […]

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WATCH: Kölsch performs a grandiose sunset set atop the Eiffel Tower

DJ Snake just might have started a trend amongst DJs, as Danish house and techno producer Kölsch is the latest electronic artist to perform atop a Parisian landmark. Rather than performing on the Arc de Triomphe, as DJ Snake did early in September, Kölsch took his music to new heights with a set on the Eiffel […]

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STREAM: Carl Cox’s Burning Man set

Now in it’s 21st year, the mystique surrounding Burning Man and its ability to draw in the biggest names in electronic music have shown now signs of abating. This year was no exception, with contributions from Diplo, Skrillex, and a Burning Man favorite — Tycho’s sunrise set.One particular guest to Black Rock City that has until now remained rather elusive has been […]

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New techno nightclub to open this November in Berlin

Berlin based and Berlin bound techno enthusiasts alike ought to be uttering a resounding “techyes!”Further cementing Berlin’s reputation as the “techno capital of the world” is the city’s announcement of a new nightclub exclusively dedicated to the genre. Dubbed “OST,” the 600-capacity techno hub is slated to open for its inaugural evening of production on […]

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Paul Kalkbrenner to debut ‘Back to the Future’ live show in LA

Over the past two decades, dance music pioneer Paul Kalkbrenner has become one of electronic music’s bonafide superstars, filling arenas with his live shows and headlining major festival’s worldwide On Friday, November 3rd, the Berlin-based producer will venture to Los Angeles to deliver a singular journey through the history of techno.The live show, titled “Back to the Future,” underscores a previous three-volume project […]

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Kevin Saunderson & KiNK – Idyllic

Kevin Saunderson & KiNK have created a groover of a track in “Idyllic.” They embody the true essence of techno, a genre which Saunderson helped pioneer, in their record by way of scintillating keyboard stabs and rhythmic layers of percussion. Completed with soulful elements that heighten its danceability, the track becomes yet another timeless gem for […]

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Kevin Saunderson & KiNK – Idyllic

Kevin Saunderson & KiNK have created a groover of a track in “Idyllic.” They embody the true essence of techno, a genre which Saunderson helped pioneer, in their record by way of scintillating keyboard stabs and rhythmic layers of percussion. Completed with soulful elements that heighten its danceability, the track becomes yet another timeless gem for […]

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Dubfire – Bottom Dweller

Kevin Saunderson, a veritable forefather of the techno genre, is celebrating three decades of his label KMS Records and his career in general. The Detroit native assembled his colleagues Dubfire, Marc Houle , and KiNK to lend their talents to the special edition celebration EP, creating a well-rounded list of pieces that define the genre they were […]

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Dubfire – Bottom Dweller

Kevin Saunderson, a veritable forefather of the techno genre, is celebrating three decades of his label KMS Records and his career in general. The Detroit native assembled his colleagues Dubfire, Marc Houle , and KiNK to lend their talents to the special edition celebration EP, creating a well-rounded list of pieces that define the genre they were […]

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Jeremy Olander celebrates tenth Vivrant release with a beautifully-fashioned ‘Gattaca’ [EP Review]

Jeremy Olander is one who manifests success for himself by sticking staunchly to his guns. Carefully biding his time after breaking out through Pryda Friends, the Swedish phenomenon grew into his true artistic self through a series of carefully-selected releases and through the foundation of his own imprint Vivrant in 2015.His moves and undying passion have […]

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Rinzen tells a stunning hero’s tale through ‘Forbidden City’ [EP Review + Interview]

Pressing “play” on a Rinzen production can be equated to stepping into a different universe. From the first hit of percussion to the closing note, the LA-based artist effortlessly lures listeners into his domain and traps them there with distinctively brooding, cinematic soundscapes.Creative to his core, Rinzen’s purpose as an artist is to venture beyond […]

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Chloé takes us on a celestial journey through the underground with exclusive mix

Chloé is not one to subject to ubiquitous trends on the electronic market. The classically-trained guitarist and veteran dance music composer is continually searching for depth in both what she consumes and what she creates; this quality mixed with innate talent has carried her career for over two decades.She is nowhere near reaching stalemate, however, […]

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Chloé takes us on a celestial journey through the underground with exclusive mix

Chloé is not one to subject to ubiquitous trends on the electronic market. The classically-trained guitarist and veteran dance music composer is continually searching for depth in both what she consumes and what she creates; this quality mixed with innate talent has carried her career for over two decades.She is nowhere near reaching stalemate, however, […]

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Rødhåd hits the mark on menacing ‘Target Line’ ahead of forthcoming album

The Berlin-born artist and former architect Rødhåd has indelibly hit the mark with his latest track “Target Line,” off his impending album Anxious. Over the years, Rødhåd’s continuously honed in on a blueprint for the employment of proper techno. Presently, he finds himself deploying his carefully crafted material in a niche of compelling, menacing techno. Naturally, his sonic ventures take listeners on a distinguishable introspection-inducing […]

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Sharam celebrates the third installment of his ‘Collecti’ Trilogy with exclusive mix

DC underground stalwart, Sharam, is gearing up for the release of his album in a few days, but he is still riding high after the release of the third part of his Collecti project. Consisting of five tracks, Collecti Pt. 3 demonstrates a wide array of the producer’s various sounds and styles.To serve as the […]

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Premiere: Riva Starr pres. Hyperloop – Fallen Angel

Italian-born, UK-residing wunderkind, Riva Starr, has been one of house music’s most influential acts with his gritty yet infectious brand of house. Having been a longstanding figure in the house world plus having his own label Snatch! Recordings, its not unusual that Starr’s next move was another pivot in his escapades with a new side […]

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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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