Paris/Berlin-based production and DJ duo Terranova (Fetisch and &ME) recently released their Question Mark Remixes EP via Kompakt, featuring vocals from Scandanavian underground rock vocalist Tomas Høffding (of WhoMadeWho) and remixes from KiNK and Adam Port. KinK’s remix evokes a dark, emotive storm with the addition of rain sticks, dark synths and a chalky bassline – Tomas Høffding’s falsetto drips over Adam Port’s deep, thumping, percussive tribal remix – Grab Question Mark Remixes over at Beatport. Hear

This just in…The Guardian is hosting an exclusive stream of Simian Mobile Disco’s new album, Unpatterns, due out May 14 on Wichita Recordings. Unpatterns marks the third full-length from SMD. The Guardian describes the release as “straight up, play it on the banks of the Spree while necking some Augustiner Hells minimal techno.” Expect some vocals though – “Seraphim” being a great example. For that reason, Unpatterns is a slight departure from the

Tonight, Mannheim’s own Nick Curly (8Bit/Cecille) stops at U Street Music Hall amidst one of only three U.S. tour dates, in lieu of his debut album Between The Lines (released back in March). We had the chance to catch up with him before the show to discuss the tour, his beginnings in breakbeat, emotionally connecting with his audience and Rajo. See Nick Curly tonight at U Street Music Hall with Chris

Hailing from Mannheim, Germany, Nick Curly rose to prominence several years ago on a sound that brought dancefloor sensibility to techno, releasing recognizable tunes on Cocoon, Murmur, and Supernature. Not content as a pioneering artist, Curly also founded the record labels 8bit and Cécille, which have indelibly shaped the tech-house genre by bringing artists like Gorge and Butch, amongst others, into the spotlight. With his debut album, Between The Lines,

Anastascia D’Elene and Vivie-Ann Bakos, aka Blond:ish, have been turning heads lately with releases on Noir and most recently Kompakt — the famed Cologne imprint released Lovers in Limbo in early April. The EP is said to be inspired by a fasincation with “’60s musical movements.”  That sound definitely informs “Lucy’s Affair” which effortlessly blends grooving tech house with late-’60s psychedelia. Here’s a preview…   Snippets from all three tracks on the EP are