American man, 26, dies after attending Ultra Europe in Croatia
Jul17

American man, 26, dies after attending Ultra Europe in Croatia

It’s somewhat counter-intuitive to think of a musical festival, a place for unparalleled celebration, as a place from which one may never return. Nevertheless, year after year, due to exhaustion, overheating, and/or drugs, a small number of festival-goers tragically validate this bleak reality. As Ultra Europe 2018, held in the Croatian city of Split, came to a close, a 26-year-old American man was confirmed dead after attending...

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Stream deadmau5's new EP, 'mau5ville: Level 1'
Jul17

Stream deadmau5's new EP, 'mau5ville: Level 1'

deadmau5 releases are in no short supply this year. The electronic virtuoso’s long form foray into string instrumentation, orchestral album where’s the drop, made its ethereal debut in June, offering fans classical arrangements of selections from deadmau5’s expansive catalogue. One month later, deadmau5 finds himself entering the release ring yet again with mau5ville: Level 1, an eight-track EP that touts the...

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Classic rave artwork: 18 awesome images from an amazing archive
Jul17

Classic rave artwork: 18 awesome images from an amazing archive

From cardboard flyers on bedroom walls, to posters on city centre fences, artwork has long been a key part of the global electronic music scene. Now an online archive of classic rave posters and flyers has emerged, ensuring some of this creative output will be preserved for all time.  Hosted on Are.na, and compiled by a man named Martin Murphy, the extensive collection of imagery features some iconic parties from the 1990s, such as...

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Golden Features unleashes another thumper ahead of debut album
Jul17

Golden Features unleashes another thumper ahead of debut album

It isn’t long now until Golden Features unveils his debut album, and with the clock well and truly ticking, the enigmatic artist has dropped another single, Always to hold us over. Starting with some distorted, electro infused vocals, the track wastes no time raising eyebrows and is another bullseye from the Aussie producer in the lead up to his debut album, SECT which drops July 27th. If brooding, in-your-face electronica is...

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Detroit Sound Conservancy to restore iconic sound system
Jul16

Detroit Sound Conservancy to restore iconic sound system

“Detroit’s sonic story is not over,” and the Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) will see to the longevity of that “sonic story” the restoration of one of Detroit’s most iconic techno sound systems, that of the now closed Club Heaven. A non-profit group that supports Detroit’s “sonic heritage through outreach, preservation, education, storytelling, curation, and innovation,” the DSC...

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