PVGVN free download and EP

If spacey dark sounds full of demonic crushes and clatter is your thing the new PVGVN EP Black might be well worth your attention. Out today on the Austrian label Moun10 the release features the singer Dascmo and synth/ pop/ “weirdness” musician Fauna. Download a free track below and get hold of the whole record on Beatport now.

An Interview with Disclosure

Finding a comfortable nook between UK garage, soulful house and melodic pop, English sibling duo Disclosure have cracked a musical formula that has won the hearts of both the mainstream and dance fans alike, recently scooping both the number two spot in the UK single chart and topping its dance equivalent simultaneously. Now two years deep into their careers at … more

Don’t Panic Berlin
Mix 11

Don’t Panic Berlin mix 11 has been provided by Berlin-based party-makers Fuzzy Logics, otherwise known as DJ duo Fionn & Fitzkarrald. They’ve described this mix as “club music for home listing”, from techno to ambient, made one chilled Sunday evening. Their next event will be tonight (5th April) at Mindpirates, and will feature the likes of Half Girl / Half Sick and Zan Lyons. … more

Don’t Panic Berlin
Mix 10

Our latest mix contributor was also our very first back in the day. Experimental Housewife is the DJ/producing moniker of Texas-born Evelyn Malinowski (not pictured above), who put together an equally brilliant mixtape for us in November ’11. Evelyn’s own productions are created completely analogously with synths and a multi-track, borrowing samples from a wide range of familiar sources to arrive at a … more

Expatriarch Radio by Joey Hansom

Expatriarch is a multifaceted music platform founded by Berlin-based DJ, producer, promoter and journalist Joey Hansom. Over the past three years, Joey has steadily built a reputation and following for his monthly Expatriarch show on BLN.FM, regarded for its unique queer and gender-sensitive angle on new music. 

The Sound of Total Freedom’s Freed Mind

If you missed Total Freedom‘s mind-expanding set at Chesters’ regular party Janus last month, check his recent 30 min Boiler Room session below recorded just a couple of weeks back. For those that don’t know, Total Freedom is an L.A-based DJ, artist, party curator and founding member of the Fade To Mind label. His DJ sets, mixtapes and remixes are a mad collisions … more

Zine Kids: Cartouche

Cartouche is a new German language fanzine and blog based out of Berlin with focus on fashion, music and art, and featuring pieces by contributors to Spex, Electronic Beats and No Fear of Pop. It can be ordered online, read on Issuu or found at one of the Cartouche events, always host to a strong lineup of newcomer acts. The last … more

Basswave at Sameheads

Ended 319 weeks ago

StartFriday, February 15
Facebook Mail Event

If it’s good enough for Call Super it’s good enough for a pumping basement party. An evening of “jacking electronix & exclusive material” hosted by the brilliant DJ/producer himself tonight at the Sameheads from 23:00. DJ’s: • JR Seaton (Call Super) • Bintus (Power Vacuum) • Jenne Grabowski (Just Breathe)

Darkstar at Gretchen

Ended 320 weeks ago

StartWednesday, February 06
AddressObentrautstraße 19-21, 10963 Berlin, Germany
Mail Event

Musically floating somewhere between dark electronica and “moody synth-pop”, the UK trio Darkstar are back to promote their highly anticipated second album News From Nowhere, as one the best recognised formal “bands” to emerge from the UK’s contemporary underground dance scene, dupstep in particular. Their first LP was put out on Kode 9′s newly founded Hyperdub label (read an early interview about … more

CTM 13: A Guy Called Gerald at HKW

Ended 321 weeks ago

StartFriday, February 01
VenueHaus der Kulturen der Welt
Mail Event

An opportunity to see Manchester’s DJ legend A Guy Called Gerald, with visual and interactive elements by artist Vanessa Ramos Velasquez.

An Interview with Mykki Blanco

Hip Hop hasn’t seen an artist like Mykki Blanco. The first press wave hit with an introduction as a transgendered rapper along with the gay hip hop scene and artists like Zebra Katz, Le1f, and House of LaDosha storming out of New York.

The AlphaSphere

Is it a rave football? An inverted mirror ball? No, it’s a revolutionary musical instrument. From electro to dubstep, this baby’s got it all covered.

Yule Fm and Holly Mae at Madame Claude

Ended 320 weeks ago

StartTuesday, February 05
VenueMadame Claude
AddressLübbener Straße 19, 10997 Berlin,
Facebook Mail Event

Yule FM presents his new “pop folk” album Bless Us Everyone on the H as in Records imprint, while holy-toned Holly Mae will sing solos taken from her “art folk entity” The Painted Room, with “lyrics echo myth and tragedy, children’s stories, outsider art, and pop science [to] coaxe listeners into surreal realms of conjured and revealed forms.” http://www.hasinrecs.com/yulefm http://hollymaeandthepaintedroom.bandcamp.com/track/the-source

An Interview with Ed Davenport

Ed Davenport is an English-born DJ and producer residing in Berlin. Since 2006 his diverse output of electronic music on labels such as NRK, Falkplatz, liebe*detail, and Polytone has received critical acclaim accross the board. Earlier this year he released his full-length album Counterchange on NRK, further cementing his reputation as a bold and independent voice in dance music. We caught up with Mr. Davenport during … more