I’ve heard Big Spider’s Back being mentioned around before but never took the time to sit down and listen until now. BSB is an evolved electronic solo project of Yair Rubinstein’s who is originally from Seattle but now resides in Brooklyn. His latest album, titled Memory Man, is what caught my attention and is now terribly making me regret ignoring his music before. The record has recently become available via


Taragana Pyjarama is 21-year-old producer Nick Eriksen of Denmark. If trying to pronounce his alias is stressing, don’t worry, his blissful, tropical, easy-going electronic tracks are bound to relax your senses – he planned this out. Nick made his debut with Taragana Pyjarama in late March with the release his Ocean EP on Fool House Records, which includes three originals along with remixes by Ricardo Tobar and Teengirl Fantasy. Each


Pantha du Prince
Hendrik Weber, aka Pantha du Prince, just released XI Versions Of Black Noise on Rough Trade last week. Weber, known for his heavily textured, shoegaze-inspired minimal techno under the Pantha moniker, handed over his original work from last year’s highly praised Black Noise to an impressive roster of artists for remixing duties. The likes of Moritz Von Oswald, Four Tet, Efdemin, Lawrence and Animal Collective take turns attempting to dismantle


Will Eastman’s forward-thinking dance party, Bliss, is back with special guests Christoph Andersson and Mr. Bonkerz with visuals by Kylos! U Street Music Hall Saturday, April 23 9:00 P.M. | $10 | Ages 18+ *Ages 18-20 entry by advance ticket only Directions | Purchase tickets | RSVP on Facebook


I’ve had lots of love for sampling of Hip-Hop and soul lately; producers like Star Slinger and Abel Mariam have had me stuck on an addictive repeat. Through browsing this developing Soultronic-type of subgenre, I stumbled upon synthhead Ryan Stewart from Springfield, Ohio who puts his soulful mixes behind the name of StewRat. Though some of Ryan’s tracks can be filed as instrumental, a majority of them excel the role