Top 10 April 2019 Festivals

10. Moogfest Durham, United States of America April 25 - April 28 Many festivals try to take on music, art and technology in a rigorous and meaningful way. Few do it as well as Moogfest, which combines world-class electronic bookings with a music gear marketplace and a genuinely stimulating daytime component—all in the unlikely setting…

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UBL Launches Debut Event With “Planet X”

The highly anticipated UBL (United By Love) Events is relatively new in the Los Angeles music scene but with a massive year planned and an impeccably curated music event, the future looks bright. With their debut event, Planet X, launching on St. Patrick’s day, UBL’s lineup promises a wise choice for Los Angeles partygoers on…

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Spring Awakening reveals multifarious undercard: Andrew Bayer, Chris Lake, TroyBoi, + more

by: Bella Bagshaw Mar 17, 2019 After confirming its new location and official headliners earlier this week, Spring Awakening Music Festival has released the remainder of the lustrous 2019 lineup. Spring Awakening’s undercard, though there’s hardly anything lowly about it, spans some of the most accomplished names in techno, house, trance, and bass music. Anjuna-adept…

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Coachella’s hottest stage is back with Do LaB’s 2019 lineup featuring Pete Tong, Mr. Carmack, RY X, DJ Seinfeld, Justin Jay, Elderbrook, and more

Do LaB, world-renowned leaders in redefining modern music and art experiences, have announced the 2019 lineup for their highly sought after stage at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 12-14 & 19-21. This announcement also comes with the debut of a brand new stage design apart from the notorious pineapple shape…

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SNAPSHOT: Hip Hop Makes Cheese Taste Better, Finds a Strange Swiss Experiment

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Dance and Horror: ‘Climax’ Joins the Canon

Gaspar Noé’s latest film, Climax, opens with a blood-soaked woman dragging herself across a pure white frame, isolated in an endless field of snow. Piercing screams ring out as she tries to pull herself forward before collapsing in a heap, blood melting the snow around her. Such a dramatic opening is followed by the credits…

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Stephen Malkmus: Groove Denied

When promo copies of Stephen Malkmus’ eponymous 2001 solo album began to circulate, they bore the record’s working title: Swedish Reggae. It was an obvious joke that worked on two levels. There was the implicit contradiction in terms, which seemed more preposterous in a dial-up world where the internet had yet to dissolve geographic and…

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Unfolds in an a very interesting way

Vladimir Ivkovic and Lena Willikens play amazing music separately, but together they challenge each other. “We share a curiosity. It makes it vivid, like a good conversation,” she says. They have been DJing together for over a decade, both with their own distinctive angles, but the 4 hour (!) Dekmantel set from 2018 allowed the…

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Unfolds in a very interesting way

Vladimir Ivkovic and Lena Willikens play amazing music separately, but together they challenge each other. “We share a curiosity. It makes it vivid, like a good conversation,” she says. They have been DJing together for over a decade, both with their own distinctive angles, but the 4 hour (!) Dekmantel set from 2018 allowed the…

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The 10 Most Bizarre Things We Saw at SXSW

Every year thousands of bands, filmmakers, and tech bros descend upon Austin in March for South by Southwest. It’s an adult choose your own adventure where every available inch of downtown real estate becomes a venue. For music fans it’s heaven, for festival bookers it’s hell, and for the average Austinite it’s either a nuisance…

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Favor of cheese altered by music

Maybe you don’t have to go to culinary school to make truly delicious food. Maybe all you have to do is blast music right next to your food, and that’ll do all the work for you. It might sound ridiculous, but it actually works, at least when it comes to cheese. Swiss cheesemaker Beat Wampfler…

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Extended Elektron Digitone Techno Set

Paris-based reader Martin Gustafsson shared this extended live techno set, using just the Elektron Digitone. Here’s what Gustafsson told us about the performance: The sounds are coming only from the Digitone, I tried to make as full a sound I could get using only the 4 tracks on this machine, so there are some tricks…

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ATAXIA

Rian Treanor’s musical M.O. might best be summed up by the title of his second EP, Pattern Damage. The young British producer and visual artist uses asymmetrical rhythms and pattern modulation to pry open the sounds of electro, bleep techno, and speed garage, scattering the components into new shapes that are dazzling and danceable. The…

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Max D: Many Any

While the Washington, D.C. metroplex is one of the 10 largest urban areas in the U.S.—not to mention the seat of the nation’s capital—the music it produces tends to feel insular and intractable, unaffected by outside forces. D.C. scenes like hardcore punk, go-go, and DMV hip-hop show off a sense of both community and incubation.…

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Scarfo Da Plug Unleashes Brodinski-Produced Heavy-Hitter “Off The Leash”

Scarfo Da Plug has maintained himself as one of the most promising up-and-comers out of Atlanta. He has stayed relatively quiet since 2017, where he dropped three mixtapes back-to-back, which included Eviction Notice, Eviction Notice 2, and Welcome To New Rome. The artist’s promising run of releases came to an immediate halt after he was sentenced to jail…

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HVOB Showcases Raw Fragility in Latest Album ‘Rocco’

Austrian electronic duo HVOB (short for Her Voice Over Boys), consisting of artists Anna Müller and Paul Wallner, formed in 2012 with the focus on “restrained and minimalist” electronic music featuring the use of Müller’s idiosyncratic vocals over Wallner’s definitive house production style. The duo went on to formulate a discography filled with powerful deep-house…

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Hip hop, please: Emmental tastes better if exposed to non-stop A Tribe Called Quest as it ages

Is it any surprise that listening to the legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest should have a funky effect? In a “culinary art experiment,” Swiss researchers found that exposing cheese to non-stop music during the aging process changed its character, Reuters reports. And hip-hop had the most pronounced impact. In their investigation into an…

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9 Beyond Wonderland DJ sets to see at the San Bernardino music festival – San Bernardino County Sun

Insomniac’s two-day dance music festival Beyond Wonderland will bring Lewis Carroll vibes to San Bernardino when it transforms NOS Events Center into a series of stages with names like Queen’s Domain, Mad Hatter’s Castle, Caterpillar’s Garden and Cheshire Woods. Musically, Beyond Wonderland, which returns March 22-23, draws from an eclectic array of dance music styles…

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Here’s What Happens When You Play Mozart, Hard Rock, Techno, And Hip-Hop To Ripening Swiss Cheese

MUSIC Posted: March 19, 201910:02 am Last fall, Swiss researchers exposed nine wheels of Emmentaler in an aging cellar to various types of music: classical (Mozart’s Magic Flute), rock (Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”), techno (Vril’s “UV”), hip-hop (A Tribe Called Quest’s “Jazz (We’ve Got)”) ambient music (Yello’s “Monolith”), and, as controls, steady high, medium…

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How listening to Kenny G could make you rich

Three hundred and sixty seven people recently took part in a series of experiments at the College of Management Academic Studies in Rishon LeZion, Israel. They were all undergraduates studying business administration, so they had a reasonable understanding of investing, probabilities, and risk. (The professors leading the study were Avi Israel and Eyal Lahav, from…

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Art in Focus: Eamonn Doyle – i Series 07

What is it?i Series 07 is a colour photograph by Eamonn Doyle. How was it done?The i Series is a set of Dublin street photographs, self-published as a photobook to a very high standard in 2014 (designed by Niall Sweeney). The series is based an inner-city area around Parnell Street that has strong family connections…

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AgtechTakeback – Technical Sovereignty and L’Atelier Paysan’s Tooled up French Farmers

This post by Julien Reynier is republished from Agtech L’Atelier Paysan is French non profit cooperative. We started in 2009 in South of France as project with a group of organic farmers dealing with a new global appropriation of farm technology. Based on the principle that farmers are themselves innovators, we have been collaboratively developing…

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From its new $38-million home, can radio tastemaker KCRW adapt to a podcast world?

When many college-owned nonprofit stations were dividing programming between news and classical music, Ruth Seymour, KCRW’s general manager from 1978 to 2010, was advocating for adventurous contemporary music. On the talk side, KCRW was the first station outside Chicago to air “This American Life,” the influential Ira Glass-hosted storytelling show. Another renegade program, “Joe Frank:…

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Iceland’s Eurovision hopefuls Hatari: ‘We’re the pink elephant in the room’

“We’ve been described as a ‘bondage techno performance art group’, as ‘pseudo-fascist cyborgs’, as ‘IcePop’,” deadpans Matthias Haraldsson, one third of Icelandic art-school outfit Hatari. ”The list of descriptions is endless.” His bandmate, mulleted-soprano Klemens Hannigan, chips in: “As soon as people start placing us within a genre, we instinctively react against that in trying to…

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