Listen to Duppy Gun's new dancehall mixtape for Bokeh Versions

Miro Tape is released on April 27. Bristol label Bokeh Versions has uploaded its next release in full to SoundCloud, a 50-minute mixtape from the studio of dancehall outfit Duppy Gun – aka Cameron Stallones of Sun Araw and M. Geddes Gengras. Miro Tape is described as “a taste of some collaborative efforts cooking between the

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Moog previews exclusive Moogfest synth, the Subharmonicon

You’ll have to build it yourself though. Moog has offered a sneak preview of the exclusive synth that a few lucky Moogfest attendees will be able to build at the festival next month: the Subharmonicon. According to Moog, the Subharmonicon is inspired by the two of the earliest electronic musical instruments – the Trautonium and the

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Moses Sumney releases 'Quarrel' short film

A tragic and surreal story. Moses Sumney has released a new short film for ‘Quarrel’ from his 2017 album Aromanticism. The video is co-directed by the singer and frequent visual collaborator Allie Avital. The 7-minute video tells a story rich in symbolism and surreal images. It depicts Sumney’s kinship with a horse, who discovers that

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DOOM soundtrack released on vinyl for the first time

Originally published by The Vinyl Factory. With a limited 4xLP box set version. The soundtrack to DOOM‘s 2016 reboot is being released on vinyl for the first time this summer by Laced Records. DOOM, which debuted in 2016, is the fourth installment of the popular video game series which began in 1993; its music was

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Kelsey Lu shares new single 'Shades Of Blue'

She wrote the song while squatting in a New Jersey leather factory. Experimental cellist Kelsey Lu has released the new single ‘Shades Of Blue’. Lu explains she originally wrote the song while “squatting in a leather factory in Hoboken, New Jersey”. “I was really depressed at the time, and my life had flip-flopped in many

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Delroy Edwards releases Aftershock album on L.I.E.S.

The 14-track LP is his first L.I.E.S. release since 2013. Delroy Edwards has released his second new album in two months. Aftershock was released L.I.E.S. earlier this week and follows Rio Grande, released in March on his L.A. Club Resource imprint. According to the label, Aftershock is an album in “the tradition of classic Chicago

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Pittsburgh Modular teases new standalone sequencer

A new hardware sequencer for your studio. Pittsburgh Modular has teased a new sequencer ahead of its launch at this year’s Superbooth show. Although the company is best known for its Eurorack modules, the Electronic Sequence Designer is a standalone device in the style of its Microvolt 3900 semi-modular synth announced earlier this year. According

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Mazzy Star announce new EP Still

The band’s first release in four years. Mazzy Star have announced a new EP called Still. Due out June 1 on Rhymes of an Hour, the four-track EP features an alternate version of their 1993 classic ‘So Tonight That I Might See.’ See the full tracklist below and listen to first song ‘Quiet, The Winter

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Joakim – Against The Clock

Tigersushi boss Joakim breaks out his SP1200 to make a track in 10 minutes. Who is France’s greatest electronic music export? Daft Punk? Justice? Jean-Michel Jarre? For our money, Joakim deserves to be on the shortlist. For the past 15 years, the prolific Parisian artist has been honing his poppy, colorful and downright weird take

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Forest Swords to release DJ-Kicks mix featuring Laurel Halo, David Toop, Orbital

The eclectic 27-track compilation covers ‘80s post-punk, ‘90s electronica and more. Forest Swords aka UK producer Matthew Barnes will helm the next DJ-Kicks mix, which features selections from Laurel Halo, Orbital, Dead Can Dance, Neneh Cherry, David Toop, Demdike Stare and more. Due for release on May 18 !K7, a number of Forest Swords’ exclusives

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Prince’s unfinished memoirs to be published in new book

Originally published by The Vinyl Factory. With fifty pages written by the Purple One. A Prince biography featuring memoirs the musician wrote before his death will be released this year, revealed publishing agent Esther Newberg in a recent Variety podcast. Before Prince’s unexpected death in 2016, he had already began work on a memoir to

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Modeselektor announce new compilation featuring Actress, rRoxymore, Vatican Shadow

An exclusive collection of 17 tracks. Modeselektor are set to release the fourth volume of their Modeselektion compilation series. Out June 1, Modeselektion Vol. 04 unites a diverse array of artists, including Actress, rRoxymore, Vatican Shadow, Solid Blake, Peder Mannerfelt and Claude Speeed on a 17-track collection of original songs. “The choice of tracks is

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Murlo unveils debut Sharda EP on new label Coil Records

Hear the first single now. Murlo has unveiled the next release on his recently launched label, Coil Records, with the self-titled debut EP from the elusive Sharda. The news was announced with an impressive anime-inspired trailer and new single, ‘Chin Up’. The EP is Sharda’s first release after years of dropping tracks on Soundcloud and

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Lorenzo BITW announces debut LP Love Junction

Listen to the first track ‘Chasing’. Lorenzo BITW has announced his debut album Love Junction. Due out June 22 on LA’s Friends of Friends, the album features appearances from Ghanaian MC and singer Nawtyboi Tattoo and east London MC Kwam. Check out the first track ‘Chasing’, featuring UK singer Chikaya, below. The LP follows the

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Lotic announces debut album Power

Hear the first single ‘Hunted’ now. Houston-born and Berlin-based producer Lotic has unveiled their debut album Power, out this summer Tri Angle. Today you can hear the first single ‘Hunted’, which marks the first time the producer sings. “It originally started as an empowerment album,” Lotic said in a statement. “I felt that I needed

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ROLI Blocks review: Innovative music-making devices for everyone

FACT finds out if ROLI’s cute, snap-together controllers are as good to make music with as they look. New innovations in hardware design are making music production easier and more accessible than it’s ever been. Spearheading this revolution is ROLI, a UK startup that has challenged perceptions of electronic interfaces with its Seaboard RISE controller, a

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FACT mix 648: Laraaji

Ambient music pioneer Edward Larry Gordon, aka Laraaji, conjures transcendent clouds of elevated sound on this very special FACT mix. As the 1970s drew to a close, composer Edward Larry Gordon had a revelation. He’d spent the early part of his life studiously immersing himself in music, studying composition and piano at the prestigious Howard

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Fyre Festival docuseries coming to Hulu next year

The full story of the notorious failed music festival. Fyre Festival — the failed ultra-luxury music festival that resulted in chaos, stranded attendees and possible jail time for its founder — will be the subject of a new docuseries on Hulu in 2019, The Hollywood Reporter reveals. The series is being developed by Billboard, Mic

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Dais announces vinyl reissues of two rare Coil records

Two key albums from Coil’s ’90s period. Dais have announced reissues of two key albums in the sprawling Coil discography, A Thousand Lights in a Darkened Room and Worship the Glitch. Like the hallucinogenic Time Machines reissue from last year, both new Dais reissues capture a period of Coil where John Balance and Peter Christopherson

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Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize

DAMN. Kendrick Lamar has been awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album DAMN., which he released one year ago this week. The Pulitzer Prize announced the news on its website today, praising Lamar’s album as “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing

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Drake announces new album Scorpion

Eve better be on this. Drake has announced his next album, Scorpion, will be out in June. The rapper teased the news on Instagram with a photo in a jacket with the title and a June 2018 release date printed on the back. He later confirming the news to Rolling Stone. The album shares a

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Mutable Instruments introduces Stages segment generator module

Another must-have module from Mutable Instruments. Mutable Instruments has announced its third new Eurorack module in two months. Stages is a segment generator that the company says is capable of “any kind of modulation”, covering ADSR envelope, complex six-stage envelope, LFO, four-step sequence and switched LFO types. According to Mutable Instruments, Stages allows you to describe your

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Amnesia Scanner and Pan Daijing team up on 'AS Chaos'

The new single is available PAN now. Berlin duo Amnesia Scanner have made their PAN debut with a collaboration featuring labelmate Pan Daijing. ‘AS Chaos’ is described as a “neo-savage avant-EDM anthem for the faceless ragers amongst us” and features vocals from Daijing, who released her debut album Lack on PAN last year. According to the

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Behringer planning budget range of sub-$100 Eurorack modules

And Behringer wants to know what modules you’d like it to make. Behringer is planning to release a range of budget Eurorack modules with a target price between $49 and $99. Company founder Uli Behringer made the announcement in a forum post, where he also shared several concept images that appear to be based on

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10 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear in April 2018

For Club Use Only is your one-stop guide to the best underground dance music from across the world. Each month, The Astral Plane’s Gabe Meier forecasts the next wave of sounds due to break through into the mainstream. A massive compilation, outre club-not-club releases and a new Fade 2 Mind x Qween Beat collaboration dominated

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It's OK if Cardi B and Nicki Minaj don't like each other

Less than a week after Cardi B released her deft debut Invasion of Privacy, Nicki Minaj stoked the rumors of beef between the two rappers by releasing two new tracks that could conceivable be aimed at Cardi. After Nicki’s tense, and seemingly confessional, interview on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show, Claire Lobenfeld trims the fat

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Young Thug drops new Hear No Evil EP featuring Nicki Minaj and more

Lil Uzi Vert and 21 Savage also make appearances on the record. Young Thug has shared a new EP called Hear No Evil. The three-track project features ‘Anybody’, a collaboration with Nicki Minaj, alongside ‘Up’ with Lil Uzi Vert and ‘Now’ with 21 Savage. Stream the songs Spotify below. Hear No Evil follows 2017’s Beautiful

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Roland and Puma introduce TR-808 sneaker collaboration

And no, you can’t play them. Roland and Puma have teamed up on what’s likely to be one of the year’s most divisive  sneaker drops: a pair of 808-branded shoes celebrating the Japanese instrument manufacturer’s iconic drum machine. As CDM reports, the Puma RS-0 is a reboot of the company’s RS (Running System) shoe line

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