A new virtual techno club is set to launch this weekend.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, clubs and festivals have been finding new ways to get creative, bringing artists sets and performances to their respective online platforms.
The latest of these projects is the world's first virtual techno club, appropriately titled techno-club.net. The virtual platform, which is the brainchild of The Advent and Portland's Dave Bate, will provide an immersive club experience, with special focus on techno, house and electro.
Carl Cox has revealed he has a book on the way.
In the most recent episode of Dubfire's DJs and Beers streaming series, which features conversations between DJs each week, Carl Cox, Chris Liebing, Dubfire, Matt Edwards, and Truncate met up on a Zoom call to wax lyrical. During the chat, speaking from his home in Melbourne, Coxy revealed that alongside his tour manager Ian, he'd written a book titled Oh Yes, Oh Yes.
Stating the book was finished before the pandemic, Coxy said that COVID-19 and more personal events in recent months had put a halt on his plans to release it.
SVBKVLT has announced the debut album from Hyph11e, 'Aperture'.
The feted Chinese experimental club label will deliver the Beijing-born, Shanghai-based producer's inaugural LP on 16th October. According to pre-release notes, the record is inspired by the idea of holes. "On one hand, they are the driven force for evolution, on the other hand, holes are also the layer of scab that signals growth," the text reads. "Without tearing, cutting and gluing, we cannot create or eliminate a hole. Topologists use the number of holes to distinguish geometric objects."
Bloody Mary will celebrate the 10 years of Dame-Music with a new compilation.
French vinyl DJ and producer Bloody Mary, who is based in Berlin, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of her Dame-Music imprint with a two-part vinyl release across the next two months.
Kevin Saunderson said it feels like 'somebody is eliminating Black artists from the scene' in a recent interview.
Speaking with Billboard Dance, the Detroit techno originator discussed racism and inequality in the music industry, highlighting his personal experiences when starting his career alongside the likes of Derrick May and Juan Atkins.
Umwelt will feature on Helena Hauff's forthcoming mix for Berlin label Tresor's Kern series.
The series, which has featured the likes of DJ Deep, DJ Stingray and Objekt, welcomes Helena Hauff for 'Kern Vol. 5': a 31-track mix of hard techno and warped electro, with nods to hardcore, and the darker side of bass music.
Among the artists on 'Kern Vol. 5', a list that includes Dirty Hospital, Galaxian, L.F.T., and Shedbug, Hauff shines a light on French DJ and producer Umwelt, with a spin of a new techno production, 'Starless Night'.