This month The Jupiter Room welcomes Faded Gold onto the show to contribute the guest mix and what a mix it is, one of contrasts; of noise and ambience, of chaos and serenity. Stefanie Chew is the creative force behind Faded Gold weaving organic and textured ambient electronics. Her compositions play out like complete electronic […]

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This is nothing new. Say you are an old bunch of men who studied marketing in the 70s and you sell cars and washing powder…I won’t waste much time debating how out of order your sexist campaigns are and how belittling they are for women and your clientele. I’ll just wait for your breed to […]

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Here is a bit of contemporary Germany for you. This is Safi, a dark powerhouse and badass band I discovered at a show in Berlin some months ago. Safi is the lead singer, guitarist and electronic producer. Matthias Becker is on the bass and guitar and Frank Semmer is the drummer who came from the […]

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“Artists know all about rebirth and their many deaths. Art thrives and then reinvents. Sometimes we have a rebirth while only half finished with the canvas.” — The Artist D, Fourculture’s Executive Editor Issue 21 shines a spotlight on IAMX, MC LARS, Chelsea Wolfe, Boris Eldagsen, Dorian Dawes and the underground electronica scene in Liverpool.

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A couple of absolute belters for you today. Both great tunes, both from albums due for release and both created by two of the most exciting electronic producers plying their trade in the North West of England. Afternaut – “Glass” (from the album Balance out June 9th) Balance by Afternaut Afternaut is Adam Rowley a […]

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Thorsten Quaeschning and Ulrich Schnauss have teamed up to create a record of pure Berlin-school bliss which pays homage to the past while remaining fresh and relevant. Crisp, interlocking patterns are modulated and mutated with mathematical precision into eight pieces of pristine, post-kosmische sounds to float away to. Recorded over two intense weeks in Berlin, Quaeschning and Schnauss – […]

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Parade Of Lights, the Los Angeles-based powerhouse electronic band, has a new single out, “Touch.” Known for combining heady synth-pop and epic stadium rock into a hook-filled alt-electro hybrid sound, the group first burst onto the scene with the release of their debut album, Feeling Electric, in 2015. “Touch” is the first new track from Parade […]

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We focus on London today and fortunately it’s not for general election reasons.  We have two soulful electronic slices from the capital which certainly get our vote. Check them out! Hugh – “Go” While Hugh is a four-piece, it’s the duel vocalists Joshua Idehen and Izzy Brooks who get the attention in the video for new single, “Go”.  Flitting between […]

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This might be the only review that talks about discovering an album called Neverland without using the title of a 2004 Johnny Depp film in its headline.  We could also have mentioned it with a knowing wink if we were to take literally the journey Sportsman (real name Per Magnusson) took in revisiting his past to produce an […]

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Two more top-picks for you this week and they are nicely contrasting while still occupying the same rarefied space of electronics and atmosphere. Apollo is Joel Jasper, a Vancouver-based multi-instrumentalist and producer who is no newcomer to the music scene – his love of all things musical beginning when he first picked up a guitar at the […]

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Uber is definitely an app that’s transformed how we think about transportation. It was only a matter time before a car service would add bike services to their model. Uber announced a bike pilot program in San Francisco on Wednesday after partnering with New York-based bike sharing company Jump. These aren’t your average bikes either. According […]

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There are and always will be artists that just emerge out nowhere, and manage to become household names within just a couple years; whether it’s with strong marketing, good connections or something else that is highly important and makes the difference.  Medasin is a great example this; there’s undoubtedly something special about the American artist’s […]

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Illenium (Nick Miller) is a revolutionary, innovative genius who is taking the electronic dance music world by storm.  This melodic bass producer and DJ continues to push out singles, albums, and collaborations that take the breath away from listeners and even bring tears to their eyes.  Not to mention, his live shows are absolutely stunning and perfectly […]

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The 60th annual Grammy Awards kicked f tonight in Madison Square Garden, serving as the biggest music awards ceremony the year. We already reported on the winners in the dance/electronic categories, but we’ve taken the liberty recapping some the night’s most memorable moments for those who missed the ceremony. Bruno Mars was the clear winner […]

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National Association Music Merchants introduces new, exciting technology during 2018 show NAMM is an annual show that has been inviting music merchants around the globe to showcase their state–the-art technology since 1901. The show runs from January 25-28 at the Anaheim (California) Convention Center. In 2018, we’ve seen a slew exciting new technology come out, including […]

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In the world of electronica, EDM and old-school techno, it seems most artists are afraid to drop things ‘out of the box’ so to speak. Everyone has to stay ‘cutting edge’ in the EDM/Dub/D&B scene, with a fear of sounding ‘dated’ rather than groundbreaking. The truth is, there’s not much new ground to be broken, […]

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New York rapper Tony Yayo even has an opinion about the buzz sex bots are starting to make these days. The hip-hop veteran has hilariously shared his input on the possibility people taking their relationships with the robots too far. The “Talk New York” went to Instagram this week with an eye-watering meme. Recently, adult […]

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With the first month 2018 already approaching its end, it’s time to start planning for the future.   In March, we’re heading south to the Big Easy for a first-hand experience or Buku Music & Arts Festival. A mixture anxiety and excitement have lead us to start planning out our festival schedules just a tad bit early. […]

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Beats 1’s weekly radio show, One Mix, has made a name for itself consistently hosting talented artists from all across the electronic music spectrum.  To send f 2017, it featured a 24 hour mix session with some the year’s best selections, hosted by Anna Lunoe and Jamie Jones. One Mix hasn’t wasted anytime launching 2018’s […]

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Native Instruments is a manufacturing company for both music production stware and hardware based out Berlin, Germany.  Just today, they announced the launch  Sounds.com, which is a subscription-based website that provides producers with royalty-free samples, loops, and sound packs available for both personal and commercial use. This website functions on a subscription service with one flat […]

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