Not only is Armin van Buuren a world-renowned DJ, record producer, and artist, he’s now a teacher. Through his brand new MasterClass, Buuren will showcase his creative process the online class. MasterClass announced the course yesterday, allowing students to enroll for $90 USD. This immersive, online course will allow Buuren to take students through his entire […]

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Drugs and EDM. To an outsider, the two might be synonymous. Not to mention, many members the community feel the same. Yet, that is not entirely true. While other forms music, like rock and rap, aren’t exactly beacons for abstinence, with electronic music’s recent commercial success, the mainstream media was quick to hop onto drug […]

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Today, the International Music Summit announced its plans to return to Ibiza this spring to discuss some the greatest successes and most pertinent issues plaguing the dance music industry.  Targeted towards industry figures in the electronic music industry, International Music Summit is a thought-forum that brings together to discuss ideas. Referred to as “the TED […]

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While we’re still scratching our heads about whether riddim is actually its own genre, Beatport is making room for one the fastest growing genres in electronic music. African derived beats are gaining greater foothold in the global music industry, heard everywhere from pop music to underground clubs. Now, Beatport is making room on its platform for Afro […]

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Originating from Austin, Texas, the producer/DJ duo Tritonal hasn’t failed to slow down since their debut release back in 2008.  They started f signed with Ajunabeats, but eventually came to co-own their label Enhanced Music with Will Holland. The duo has graced the EDM world with multiple remixes, singles, EPs, and albums; one  which (“Now or Never”) has […]

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In wake the Harvey Weinstein scandal, countless people have stepped forward with dreadful accounts sexual harassment. The entertainment industry has been rattled by these allegations, as they highlight the pervasive behavior sexual misconduct that underlies celebrity culture. Unfortunately, the electronic music world, a subset the entertainment industry, is no different. Indeed, members the electronic music […]

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Gramatik has been around for a good minute. His legendary and ground-breaking productions have already shape-shifted the music industry. Now Gramatik has announced his GRMTK token at an ICO (International Coin Offering) in Zurich, Switzerland. This lands him the No. 1 spot on the first artist to “tokenize” his intellectual property.  Alongside SingularDTV, Gramatik launched the GRMTK […]

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If you happened to catch the stilted atmospheric electronica from her Down Under EP with Moglii recently, then you’ll be pleased to know that 19-year old Novaa has quickly given us the first taste of her next move. Nine track release, Stolen Peaches will be out in September and this first single, “Rose” certainly whets […]

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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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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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Starting from a feeling of discomfort, noise, and chaos, you’ll be able to also hear sensitivity and softness while listening to everything Autist (ex Aniaetleprogrammeur) want to tell you about in their new EP Misbehave. Mixing electropunk, dance music, psychedelic, chanson, and electronica in a unique way, topped up with sexy rebellious vocals, Autist succeeds […]

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Liam Ashcroft is JeanMichelNoir, a Liverpool-based award winning composer and electronic producer dealing in retro-infused synthwave and (John) Carpenter-esque horror soundtracks. Having emerged from the post-punk scene in Liverpool some 20 years ago his journey has taken him from the harsh glare and rage of guitar-oriented noise to weaving dark, pulsing spectral soundtracks that often […]

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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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Fabian Mazur is an electronic music producer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mazur has garnered support from electronic music pioneers, such as Martin Garrix, Tiesto, and Afrojack. He draws inspiration from a wide array genres, but most specifically hip-hop and R&B. The rising producer received platinum certification for his remix “Chuck Norris” by Kongsted. Mazur has […]

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Hailing from Iceland, Björk is a singer, songwriter, producer, and DJ all in one.  Since her first studio album release in 1977, she has been producing hit after hit.  Some her most popular tracks include “Army Me”, “Joga”, and “Human Behaviour”.  Over the years, she has become known for her unique sounds, entrancing vocals, and more.  Early this […]

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Hailing from South Africa, DJ Maphorisa is bringing gqom to the masses. Gqom is a genre electronic music with its roots in Africa, drawing influence from South African deep house and kwaito – a blend hip-hop and house. It’s an evocative style, characterized by dark energy, broken beats, long build-ups and tribal sounds. Although it draws […]

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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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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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