Tag : techno

Trippy Visions Freshers Party at Church – Review

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Adding to the already packed Freshers line-up in Leeds, the week culminated with Trippy Visions bringing their mammoth club night to Church. It’s a pretty self-explanatory process; as you enter the building you’re handed a pair of high-diffraction glasses, which turns the whole venue into a smorgasbord of intense light … Read More

ALTER w/ Boris at Wire 22/04

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s been two years since I previewed ALTER’s debut party back in February 2015, and since then the techno collective’s near-monthly events have played host to some of the finest names in electronic music. Bookings have seen the likes of Marcel Fengler, Peter Van Hoesen and Tin Man grace the … Read More

Preview: System Presents Joseph Capriati

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In continuation with their impressive array of bookings – hosting some of the world’s best DJs at club nights and terrace parties – System presents one of techno’s most sought after artists for a special treat this Easter. Italian DJ and Ibiza legend, Joseph Capriati is a true ambassador for … Read More

cmd q: ‘Dedicated to someone both of us know’ EP

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March’s release comes from the label KANN. It was founded in 2008 in Leipzig, Germany, and its three co-founders (Map.ache, Sevensol and Bender) often release their own records on the label as well as those from others. Previous releases include ‘Paradise With A Lobotomy‘ from the mysterious Traumprinz (aka Prince of … Read More

Obituary for William Onyeabor

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William Onyeabor, Nigerian disco pioneer, technicolour wizard and all-round genius has died aged 70. Despite self-releasing eight studio albums in a frenzied seven year burst of creativity into relative obscurity, his influence has lived on, and grown and grown, winning his music plaudits from the likes of Damon Albarn, David … Read More

Feature – Red Bull Music Academy comes to Leeds

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At the end of next week, the Red Bull Music Academy UK Tour will arrive for the first time in Leeds. We all know our city is a hub and nurturer of diverse musical talent, so it’s gratifying that a global institution like RBMA is recognising this. But most importantly, … Read More

Preview – The Garden Party 2016: Part 2

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It’s an exasperating conflict between the desire for summer and the necessity to work. That haunting episode, ‘Exam Season’ is in full swing, and highlighters and 4 Bic pens are doing their best to weld their colourful contents into your brain. As many final exams draw near, the claustrophobia is … Read More

Review – Goodbye to Bloc.

3 years ago / 0 comments

Those of you with even half an ear on the electronic music scene will have been aware of the finale of Bloc – a techno festival at Butlins, Minehead. Those of you who attended the event will have had a week from hell, nursing chronic festival blues, overdosing on vitamins and … Read More

Review – Alter presents Ø [Phase] and Rrose (Live)

3 years ago / 0 comments

To mark the occasion of their first birthday, Alter chose to celebrate in style by inviting LA’s elusive Rrose for a special live performance, alongside an extended set from Manchester techno heavyweight Ø [Phase] at Mint Club last Friday (19th February). Alter resident Animist set the scene by showcasing the … Read More

Preview – Bloc 2016

3 years ago / 0 comments

Running from March 11th through 13th, Bloc’s 10th year is upon us, and the team are venturing back to their family home of Butlins, Minehead to deliver what is to be their final ever festival of techno (and related musics) at the resort. This year’s lineup plays host to one … Read More