Entries by DK

QBert’s Extraterrestria Album Sleeve Is Also A Bluetooth DJ Controller

Speaking of Kickstarter, turntablism god Richard Quitevis, a.k.a DJ QBert, raised a total of $128,378.00 ($28,378 over its $100,000 goal) on the crowdfunding website to package his new album in an innovative new way: a sleeve that doubles as a DJ controller. The interactive packaging is the product of a collaboration between Algoriddim’s DJay app and Novalia‘s capacitive touch and PrintedMIDI […]

WOMB presents Dubfire + Richie Hawtin aka Click 2 Click

WOMB is showing no signs of slowing down in 2015 as they get ready to play host to a rare b2b set by Richie Hawtin and Dubfire with opening support by HITO. All the WOMB lounge will be filled with local hitters making their eclectic selections as Techno rules the main-floor that is expected to […]

Music Projects Were The Most Backed On Kickstarter for 2014

Kickstarter’s year-end statistics reveal that 2014 was a great year for music-related startups. “Nine categories had over 1,000 successfully funded projects, with Music, Film, and Publishing topping the charts.” 4,009 out of 22,252 successful projects were music-related, with Neil Young’s high-definition Pono music player being the “most-backed” — drawing the highest number of individual backers […]

Techno Therapy: Chaim – Blue Shadow

Chaim is an artist who has the ability to tell magnificent stories through his music. It takes very well rounded and thoughtful productions to make waves in the scene, and Blue Shadow satisfies the prerequisite. Teetering on the border of tech house and progressive, Blue Shadow is an emotional ride condensed into an arrangement that […]

Nick Curly at Club4, Barcelona

You know a venue will be special when its vision comes to life through Paco Osuna, Christian Smith, Marco Carola, and Adam Beyer. Club4 in Barcelona was founded by this influential mix of DJ’s, and continually excels in bringing high quality parties to Barcelona. This past Christmas Nick Curly served up a strong selection of […]

Aphex Twin: Interview w/ DJs

Aphex Twin, a hugely successful electronic musician from Ireland, has been one of the leading pioneers of minimal techno since its inception. He has continued to develop and redefine the style, sticking true to his underground roots while incorporating elements of a number of genres that have come and gone throughout the years. Due in […]

Freebie Friday: Ruben Mandolini – My Mind

With releases on Snatch!, Terminal M, and Defected, Ruben Mandolini has a knack for releasing massive dance floor certified groove tracks. Back in November he released “Your Love”, a solid two track EP for Snatch Records, and also included an exclusive free download of a third original track. My Mind has an infectious groove loaded […]

Throwback Thursday: All I Need (Roman Flügel Remix)

2015 is officially upon us, and regardless of whatever happened last year it is now time for another fresh start. But it wouldn’t be right to simply ignore the past, which is why todays Throwback Thursday is dedicated to one of the highlight tracks of 2014: Daniel Avery – All I Need (Roman Flügel Remix) […]

Battle of the Clones: Behringer Announces Their Take On The ARP Odyssey Synth

Last week, Behringer teased on their Facebook page that they will be releasing an authentic ARP Odyssey synthesizer, the synthesizer that helped define ’80s electronic pop, but with a unique 3-mode VCF circuitry (that replicates all MK I to III versions) plus full Midi/USB implementation, priced around $500 USD. However, just last February, Korg announced […]

Field Trip Series: CRSSD Festival, San Diego

When travelers and partygoers think of the west coast of the United States, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and San Francisco are the destinations that come to mind. However, California’s southern-most metropolis is home to a vibrant music scene, especially in the warmer months of the year. San Diego’s beautiful coastline and equally beautiful people make […]