Last Monday, French producer Brodinski released his latest project The Sour Patch Kid, showcasing a cadre of Atlanta rappers doing their thing over his production. Hoodrich Keem hosts the tape, which you can grab for free at Livemixtapes. This follow-up to his 2015 debut album Brava follows the producer’s exploration of the intersection between electro, techno, and rap further down the rabbit hole. Attention to detail puts the project’s beats over

Audion at U Street Music Hall September 16
Learn more about Audion before his show on Friday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Audion is a side project of Texan Matthew Dear, whose releases under such monikers as Jabberjaw and False (as well as his birth name) established him as one of North America’s foremost producers of minimal techno. Audion is a stylistic departure for Dear, as the tracks veer off into harder techno terrain than

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This past week, following impassioned speeches from staff and local residents on its behalf, London’s legendary club Fabric had its license revoked by the local Islington Council. Bewilderment in the judgment gave way to an outpouring of sympathy and shared memories on social media. As an American, my personal relationship to Fabric is through their mix CD series which launched late in 2001 and has issued a staggering 177 discs

Gold Panda at U Hall, Friday 9/9
Learn more about Gold Panda before his show on Friday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Mixing samples into a swirling yet laid-back stew, a musical mélange somewhere between DJ Shadow and Four Tet, London-based knob turner Gold Panda began to stir an underground buzz in the late 2000s. A retiring sort with the given name Derwin, Gold Panda began his electronic experiment as a lark in the

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Bit Funk is on the move. His singles ”Off The Ground” and “Destination Sunrise” have 3.6 and 1.2 million plays respectively on Spotify, and he has a lot more in terms of shows and production in store for his fans. We had the chance to talk with Bit Funk ahead of his upcoming show at U Street Music Hall this coming Friday (September 2). Over the course of the interview,