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Posted 26 Oct 2016 @ 11:35am

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If dark and driving techno is your game, you’ll want to be sure to catch Stephan Bodzin when he hits our shores next month. Having worked with the likes of Marc Romboy and Oliver Huntemann, the German head also runs his own Herzblut label. He’ll hit Melbourne on Thursday November 17 at Brown Alley.
 
With a sound that resides somewhere in the middle...

Posted 19 Oct 2016 @ 12:25pm

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Fancy a bit of Detroit techno? One of the biggest names in the game – Kevin Saunderson – is coming our way. Alongside Derrick May and Juan Atkins, Saunderson is one of the ‘Belleville Three’ who are considered to be the pioneers and originators of techno. In recent times his own imprint KMS Records has been championing the next generation. Studio wise, expect...

Posted 12 Oct 2016 @ 12:26pm

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Daniel Bortz will be making his way to town this weekend. Since first making waves with his rework of James Blake’s cover of Feist’s Limit To Your Love, the German head has gone on to release on the likes of Crosstown Rebels, Fiakun, Get Physical Music and Innervisions, and now runs the Munich-based label Pastamusik. Expect a smattering of...

Posted 5 Oct 2016 @ 11:40am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

So here’s some utterly shitty news. Arguably one of Melbourne’s most (as much as I hate to use the word) iconic nightclubs, the Mercat Basement, will close early next year due to forthcoming re-development of the Queen Victoria Market precinct. For over three decades the Mercat Basement has been an imperative cornerstone of the Melbourne dance...

Posted 28 Sep 2016 @ 11:17am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Hoooooomumma. Need a pick-me-up mix/video to get you through the day? Head to be-at.tv to watch all nine bloody hours of Carl Cox playing from start to finish for the final ever party of his 15-year residency at Space Ibiza, Music Is Revolution. Two things to take away from it: 1. Cox is forever one of the best all-rounder DJs in the game. 2....

Posted 21 Sep 2016 @ 10:45am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Sad news to start this week: Don Buchla, the American engineer and synthesiser pioneer, has died at age 79. A man who began his career in 1963 with the release of the modular synth Buchla Series 100 (commissioned by Morton Subotnick and Ramon Sender), his legacy within electronic music in undeniable, with his machines fuelling the output of the...

Posted 14 Sep 2016 @ 11:28am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Well, there you have it. London have gone and taken a page out of Mike Baird’s book and shut down one of the greatest clubs in the world, fabric. There’s been a huge outpouring of grief from the global electronic music community, but perhaps it was best put by drum and bass royalty Goldie: "I’m wondering whether or not the likes of me, the likes...

Posted 31 Aug 2016 @ 11:01am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Despite the fact that their logo looks like it was made by a ten-year-old in Microsoft Paint, Circoloco throw some pretty damn good parties. Based in Ibiza, the internationally touring brand tends to swing by Australia when summer heats up Down Under, and this year is no different. One of their strongest Australian lineups thus far, the 2016...

Posted 26 Aug 2016 @ 10:14am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Well hello there. Meet the newest festival on the Australian summer calendar: Tell No Tales. Run by the Hardware crew, the event is “inspired by the European summer” – whatever that means. Marketing/promo bullshit aside, the lineup speaks for itself. Headlining will be minimal techno maverick Ricardo Villalobos (let’s hope he doesn’t repeat the...

Posted 17 Aug 2016 @ 11:55am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

So this week has seen a shitload of festivals announce their lineups, and there is some very tasty electronic talent coming our way. My picks? If you’re planning on heading to the Meredith Music Festival then do not miss out on Mount Liberation Unlimited and Ben UFO. If you’re more of a Strawberry Fields kinda guy/gal then you’re going to want...

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