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For electronic music enthusiasts, especially the techno-inclined, R&S Records is one of those “it” labels. Founded in Ghent, Belgium in 1984 by couple Renaat Vandepapeliere and Sabine Maes, R&S boasts releases from titans in the scene such as Aphex Twin, Derrick May, Joey Beltram, James Blake, and many more. Vandepapeliere shut the label shut down in 2000, but it re-launched 2008. Earlier this year, I noticed that a lot of

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Earlier this summer, Norwegian artist Analog Monoxide (a.k.a. Stian Høyberg) sent us “Playing Tag,” a song off of his album Songs For The Road from April of this year. Høyberg captures the listener’s attention from the start of the song with an audio loop that features well-crafted sound design. After introducing the glitched-out, breakbeat percussion, Høyberg’s gruff yet subdued and alluring vocals come in. The keys coming in at 2:57 masterfully complete

Image from Arthr's "Balloon" video
Since we covered UK-based artist Christian Balistrari’s music, animation, and live performance project Arthr last year, he’s been very busy. Last week, Balistrari released the music video for “Balloon,” an impressive work on all counts. The video was shot at an abandoned tin mine on the moors near Liskeard (South Western England), and it features the animated Arthr character chasing a balloon around the countryside. The music goes well with the video:

Back in 2011, London-based artist Lee Burridge started All Day I Dream, a roving open-air soirée that introduces attendees (or “Dreamers”) across the globe to deep sounds. All Day I Dream launched its “Summer Of Love” world tour last weekend in LA. The tour will span 22 dates across 10 nations, connecting 100k Dreamers to All Day I Dream’s unique experience. Accompanying the tour is the “Summer of Love” compilation, a

[Listen to Looky Looky’s recent album, Part Flamingo] Part Flamingo by LOOKY LOOKY Many of the best decisions are spontaneous. While plans are invaluable, ingenuity is often impromptu — my Saturday night of this year’s Movement in Detroit is a perfect example of this adage. My original plan for the Saturday night of Movement was to stay at the Discwoman Detroit III party until close. My friends and I arrived at the Discwoman party shortly after