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Posted 3 Jul 2014 @ 11:35am

Following the release of their debut mixtape Live.Write, Melbourne-based collective R.E.A.L Music will team up with independent fashion label Alien Universe to throw a launch party later this month.

 

Natureboy x GMC, Renz, Rea7ism and Marching Todd are all set to perform, while R.E.A.L Music will treat fans to all of the tracks off their new mixtape.

Posted 3 Jul 2014 @ 11:30am

After an non-stop start to the year which included stops at Big Day Out, Miami Music Week and SXSW, Peking Duk will return to Australia for a slew of tour dates this August. 

 

Their chart topping single High just hit double-platinum status and marks the duo's third consecutive ARIA Club Chart #1. Their new single Take Me Over, a collaboration with Ben Woolner-Kirkham is set to...

Posted 3 Jul 2014 @ 11:12am

Feliks Thielemann and Mathias Schwarz, otherwise known as Super Flu are set to bring their brand of feel good tech house to Melbourne later this month.

 

The German duo released their third album Hall Saale to critical acclaim last October and have been touring the world with their quirky take on tech house ever since. The pair last hit the Revolver cage for Summer Series in...

Posted 3 Jul 2014 @ 10:57am

There are plenty of DJs and promoters that are part of the underground in Melbourne who seemingly work day and night, satisfying the hearts and minds of punters with every gig and taking it all in their stride. “I’ve been a DJ since I was about 16 years old,” chimes the affable Lucca Tan. “I got into it when I was pretty young, coming from a strong musical background brought about by my family...

Posted 2 Jul 2014 @ 2:31pm

DJ Spooky will treat fans to a one-off show in Melbourne later this month. 

 

Over the course of his two decade career, the multi-talented experimental hip hop producer has done everything from compose tunes for Yoko Ono to write a bestselling book, Sound Unbound. The show will come on the  back of his appearance as a keynote speaker at the Conference of Australasian Computer...

Posted 2 Jul 2014 @ 12:35pm

After a turn towards dance-pop on 2010’s Everything, last year New Zealand producer P-Money returned to his hip hop roots with a fourth solo LP, Gratitude. The record’s vintage, street hip hop production was complemented by guest appearances from the likes of Talib Kweli, M.O.P. and Mobb Deep’s Havoc. See, when it comes to P-Money (otherwise known as Peter Wadams), the ‘solo’ tag reflects only...

Posted 26 Jun 2014 @ 11:53am

Define your genre in five words or less:  
Outsider acid techno.
 
What do you love about making music?  
Inner peace.
 
What can a punter expect from your live show? 
Drum machines, snarling mono synths and magic.
 
When’s the gig and with who? 
Thursday June 26 at Lounge with Tornado Wallace and Perfume Productions.
 
What...

Posted 25 Jun 2014 @ 2:00pm

Get out your glitter and facepaint. The Realityworks crew has announced that it will kick off its new event Fourcolours with a warehouse party next month. 

 

Denmark's Morten Granau is set to headline while local acts Lucca Tan, SUNTRIBE, Timmus, Hypnagog, Farebi Jalebi, Ricky Garra, Suseri, Tom Hornsby, Volta, Robert Anthony, Simon Murphy, DTMX, Danny Dobs and Ken Zo round out...

Posted 25 Jun 2014 @ 12:15pm

Earthcore has unveiled a mammoth lineup for its 21st edition. 

 

International acts Boris Brejcha, 1200 mics, Da Vinci Vode, Victor Ruiz, Day Din, Behind Blue Eyes, Zentura, GMS, Blue Planet Corporation, Asura, Zen Mechanics, Format; B, Ticon, Shpongle (DJ set), Tripswitch, Chicago, Lucas, Dnox & Beckers, Gaudi, Klopfgeister, Fishimself, Bliss, Ann Clue, Nick Sentience, Vibe...

Posted 24 Jun 2014 @ 3:53pm

Do you remember your tweens? Such innocent times. Pizza parties, Saturday morning cartoons, going to raves… okay, well, maybe not the last one. That one might just be reserved for Jason Chung, aka Nosaj Thing, the most in-demand producer you’ve never heard of. “I started DJing when I was 12,” he says on the line from his home studio, with the kind of nonchalance that one would normally reserve...

Posted 24 Jun 2014 @ 3:20pm

Missed out to tickets to Nosaj Thing's headline show at Howler on Friday? Never fear.

 

With the Howler performance well and truly sold out, afterward the LA beat scene pioneer will head to the Mercat Basement to lead the charge on an all-night throw down, DJing alongside Ghost Mutt, JPS and A13

Posted 24 Jun 2014 @ 2:29pm

Vienna-based music producer and vocalist Christopher Taylor had to go on a journey of self-discovery before he could become Sohn. Sohn is the German word for ‘son’ and is also the moniker under which he produces and releases music. In February this year, Taylor became one of the most talked about names in EDM with the release of his triumphant Tremors album on legendary UK taste-making label...

Posted 24 Jun 2014 @ 1:25pm

Sneaky Sound System have locked in an exclusive Melbourne performance.

 

A staple in the Australian festival circuit for well over a decade now, Sneaky Sound System will bring their catchy tunes and energetic live show to St. Kilda next month.

Posted 18 Jun 2014 @ 4:44pm

Local purveyors of late-night debauchery C Grade will celebrate six years of fucking up your Sunday plans this weekend.

 

Since 2008 the Otologic lads, Tornado Wallace and a host of guests have been soundtracking a finely tuned mix of house and techno once a month (although it was once a weekly party) in one of Melbourne's favourite grime dungeons, the Mercat Basement, to create...

Posted 18 Jun 2014 @ 2:07pm

Dust off those tap shoes. When the inaugural Sea of Rhythm kicks off this November, some of the top dancers in the world will travel to Australia to share their expertise and show off their moves.

 

Set over three days, the festival will bring together tap dance, lindy hop, authentic jazz, break dance and west African music and dance for a celebration that will include...

Posted 18 Jun 2014 @ 12:58pm

After an extensive American tour that cemented him as one of the hottest producers in the EDM game, Bass Kleph will return home for a series of club shows.

 

The announcement comes on the back of his Hounds of Hell Tour with electro house heavyweights Wolfgang Gartner and Tommy Trash which saw him travel around America on a bus for three months. As one of the most in-demand...

Posted 17 Jun 2014 @ 3:34pm

Listen Out have unveiled the lineup for their 2014 incarnation. 

 

 

Headlining the event is Australian electronic wunderkind Flume in his only 2014 Australian shows.

 

He'll be joined by Chet Faker, Zhu, ScHoolboy Q, Four Tet, YG, Ta-Ku, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ set), Shlohmo, Bondax and Yahtzel (DJ set).

 

Young Fathers,...

Posted 16 Jun 2014 @ 8:11pm

Twenty-two-year-old Remi Kolawole began collaborating with Sensible J and Dutch in 2011, and the rapper's lyrics haven't stopped evolving since. The new album from the Remi camp, Raw x Infinity,takes their music in a new, edgier direction, as on singles Livin and Tyson.

 

“We're just trying to show to anybody who had only heard Sangria last year the direction we're going in,”...

Posted 16 Jun 2014 @ 8:02pm

Andy Butler is the virtuoso behind the disco-house revival band, Hercules And Love Affair. Featuring an ever changing lineup, male falsetto and a box full of analogue synths, Hercules is a distinct voice in a club landscape that threatens to become homogenous. Now entering its 10th year as a project, Hercules have just released its third studio album, The Feast Of The Broken Heart .

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Posted 16 Jun 2014 @ 2:38pm

Myon & Shane 54 will treat the Aussie trance family to a string of shows this winter.

 

The Hungarian pair have solidified themselves as mainstays of the EDM scene, producing for some of the biggest names in dance music and putting out records on heavyweight labels Anjunabeats and Armada. They also host their own weekly radio show, International Departures.

Posted 16 Jun 2014 @ 12:22pm

Boutique touring and promotions agency Thick as Thieves will celebrate their fifth birthday later this month.

 

In 2009, Thick as Thieves was formed and the year saw them tour nine international acts. Fast-forward to 2014, where they are now one of the busiest and most recognised touring agencies and promoters in both Melbourne and Australia. 
 
They'll turn five with...

Posted 12 Jun 2014 @ 8:44pm

Perth musician Coin Banks aka Daniel Bankowski has been obsessed with making music since his first taste of hip hop back in primary school. Listening to hip hop through primary school, Bankowski took jazz influences from his parents and uncle and also discovered a liking for soul music.

 

Native Tongues and De La Soul were also big for me,” he says. “Common was probably my...

Posted 11 Jun 2014 @ 2:14pm

Techno titan Oliver Huntemann will make the journey down under for a pair of club shows this winter.

 

Over the course of his storied career the Hamburg native has released four full lengths, including 2011's Paranoia, which cemented him as one of techno's most sought after artists.

Posted 9 Jun 2014 @ 12:00pm

 

When is it? Saturday June 7.
 
Where is it? Lounge.
 
Who's playing? A Guy Called Gerald, DJ Kiti and Out of Focus DJs.
 
What sort of shit will they be playing? High end house music. 
 
What's the crowd going to be like? Intelligent and musically...

Posted 9 Jun 2014 @ 11:56am

Uttering the words Israel and electronic dance music in the same sentence almost certainly means you’re talking about that kind of driving, progressive, trance. You know the sound. Which is kind of apt, because we’re talking to the Tel-Aviv based Dubi Dagan – who also goes by the name Ritmo – and he’s heading back Down Under soon to give crowds another thorough working out.

 

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Posted 9 Jun 2014 @ 11:53am

 

Strangest place you’ve woken up? I once passed out at Circus behind the DJ booth in the middle of a set. Luckily the Circus Sundays fearless leader Ethan woke me up just before the track ended.
 
Describe yourself using the title of a song? Disco Infiltrator.
 
What was the weirdest thing you believed as a child? If you were pulling a bad face and the wind...

Posted 9 Jun 2014 @ 11:50am

Promoter Thomas Hendry of Cabaret Nocturne in association with Sydney’s Rivetting Productions is about to present a big ‘brutal’ party in Melbourne, pulling together three generations of legendary Australian goth musicians headlined by US band Velvet Acid Christ – leading proponents of alternative electro music – on their first visit to Australia. “They’re big headliners; really influential,”...

Posted 6 Jun 2014 @ 2:32pm

New boutique electronic music series HOLEANDCORNER have revealed the playing times for its launch this weekend.

 

Shed 14:
 
1pm - 2pm Club Feet DJs
2.05pm - 4pm. Tornado Wallace
4.10pm - 5.55pm Hot Chip DJs
6.10pm - 7.25pm. Henry Saiz LIVE
7.35pm - 9.05pm Cosmin TRG
9.10pm - 11pm. Matthew Dear
11.10pm - 1am Guy J
 
Boat:...

Posted 5 Jun 2014 @ 4:57pm

One of the world's biggest DJs is returning to Melbourne.

 

 

Touted as the world’s number one DJ by dance music bible DJ Mag, they don't get much bigger than Hardwell. Last in Australia in March one of Future Music Festival tour, this October will see the Dutch heavyweight bring his ‘I AM Hardwell’ to our shores, which he's recently toured everywhere from Jakarta...

Posted 5 Jun 2014 @ 1:40pm

In 2013 they sold out shows in Melbourne and Sydney, now Red Bull Flying Bach is returning to Australia to compete in its first national tour this September and October.

 

Not only will the show be returning to New South Wales and Victoria, they will also be debuting in Western Australia, Queensland and South Australia, showcasing their powerhouse production over 18 shows....

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