Electronic & Dance

The Outsider: Some thoughts

Since the heated debate about DJ Shadow’s new album The Outsider has subsided and the…

Warp – New Squarepusher

There’s a good chance you will have heard something from this already but if not…

How do you like your Battles in the morning?

Cheers to Mike for the last post! To continue with the Warp theme today, There’s…

Low Frequency Oscillation: A beginners guide

Sometime contributer Mike here. Hailing from a Leeds scene that included Nightmares on Wax and…

Human is Music

Signed to Rumracket, a small label from Copenhagen which also released Grizzly Bear’s first album,…

Time to Choose

Just a quick note to tell you all I’ve put a subscribe by email form…

Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid live

The Spiegeltent is a great venue for the kind of collaboration offered by Kieran Hebden…

Synthesizers and Pop Melodies

I realized that Fujiya and Miyagi were from not Japan when I heard the lyrics…

Justice live next weekend

You may have seen Justice warm up for Daft Punk in Marley Park a few…

Dabrye

Hip hop inspired by P.E., DJ Premier, Kraftwerk, J Dilla, Dr. Dre; the sonic result…

New video from The Knife – “Like a Pen”

New video for The Knife’s “Like A Pen” directed by long time The Knife collaborator…

Soundtrack for the weekend

From a Dutch electropunk compilation – Some Tunes released by Basserk. Ladies and Gentlemen –…

nialler9’s guide to Electric Picnic 06

OK, so it seems it’s Electric Picnic week on the blog, so I thought I…

Control, I’m in

Top Dublin band Channel One are offering a free five track EP for anyone who…

Take a trip and Multiply

I’m sure by now, you are all aware of Jamie Lidell’s Multiply album from last…

Mantua Lives Festival

Next weekend sees the Mantua Lives Festival take place in Ballinagare, Roscommon. It’s a small…

Cameras ready, prepare to flash

Through the myriad libraries of Chicago, Detroit and New York house and techno, for me…

Home taping is killing music!

“Basically we record famous people and make it sound like they’re talking about sex or…

Youtube Friday!! – Kraftwerk

Ah where to begin with the mighty Godfathers of Electronica? I’m 100% certain the musical…

Irish Music on MySpace – Fringe

Much of the reason I listen to music is for that primal/cerebral moment when a…