Schlagwort: Features

12. September 2019 Aus

Listen to FACT’s Lunchmeat playlist with Lotic, Caterina Barbieri and more

Von Scott Freedom

Prague’s foremost celebration of audiovisual art marks its 10th anniversary this year. Listen to a playlist of some of our favorite selections from an adventurous program, including Lotic, Caterina Barbieri, Sote, Konx-Om-Pax and LSDXOXO, in preparation for the epic five-day event. Lunchmeat Festival, Prague’s annual celebration of electronic music and audiovisual art is back for […]

6. September 2019 Aus

Deep Inside: September 2019’s must-hear house and techno

Von Scott Freedom

With hundreds of records released each week, it’s difficult to keep track of what’s going on in dance music. Thankfully, FACT’s Deep Inside playlist delivers all of our favorite house, techno, electro, disco and rave tracks from the past month straight to your ears. This month’s selections are headed up with tracks from two of the […]

5. September 2019 Aus

Berlin Atonal 2019 in videos: Objekt, Nkisi, Shapednoise and more

Von Scott Freedom

Stunning A/V shows from this year’s edition of the Berlin festival. Last week, Berlin Atonal returned for another five days of techno, ambient, drone and experimental music at the city’s Kraftwerk venue, a colossal former power station close to the banks of the River Spree in Mitte. This year’s edition featured world premieres of A/V […]

29. August 2019 Aus

The Rap Round-up: August 2019

Von Scott Freedom

Every month, columnist Lorena Cupcake compiles a playlist of the most noteworthy rap releases for The Rap Round-up. This month is stacked: Missy, Drake, Peewee, Young Thug, E-40, Brockhampton, and much more. Plus, Hot Girl Summer reaches its apex. This summer, new superstars have been anointed as the old guard refuses to step down. Megan […]

28. August 2019 Aus

FACT mix 726: Boy Harsher

Von Scott Freedom

The darkwave duo supply synth minimalism, dark funk staples, and girl power on the latest FACT mix. Northampton, MA two-piece Boy Harsher are known for their grinding crunchy synths and ghostly vocals. Fans of their cold-blooded 2019 LP Careful will be pleased with the danceable darkwave embedded throughout this mix. Kicking off with the schmaltzy […]

12. August 2019 Aus

FACT mix 722: Nick Hook

Von Scott Freedom

An all-Hook production. NYC vet Nick Hook has worked with everyone. His debut album Relationships featured collaborations ranging from Father and Hudson Mohawke to Novelist and Deftones’ Chino Moreno. He’s brought that polyglot energy to his FACT mix, which was made in one take on hardware. It is entirely comprised of his own productions and […]

9. August 2019 Aus

7 must-hear mixes from July 2019

Von Scott Freedom

It’s almost impossible to keep on top of everything that SoundCloud, Mixcloud and online radio has to offer. In our monthly column, FACT guides you through the must-hear mixes of the last 30 days, whether you want a club session to warm you up for the weekend, ambient soothers or a set of vinyl-only obscurities. […]

3. August 2019 Aus

20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear: July 2019

Von Scott Freedom

For Club Use Only is your one-stop guide to the best underground dance music from across the world. Each month, The Astral Plane’s Gabe Meier forecasts the next wave of sounds due to break through into the mainstream. As the summer turns muggy, the latest developments in dancefloor experimentation are as itchy and claustrophobic as […]

2. August 2019 Aus

Terraforma 2019: A sustainable psychedelic ritual in scorching Milan

Von Scott Freedom

Milan’s Terraforma festival returned for a sixth edition this summer with performances from Juliana Huxtable, Mica Levi and Bambounou. FACT’s John Twells was there in the thick of it for a humid exploration of psychedelic culture in many of its forms. I have to admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Terraforma. I can […]

2. August 2019 Aus

Terraforma 2019: A sustainable psychedelic ritual in scorching Milan

Von Scott Freedom

Milan’s Terraforma festival returned for a sixth edition this summer with performances from Juliana Huxtable, Mica Levi and Bambounou. FACT’s John Twells was there in the thick of it for a humid exploration of psychedelic culture in many of its forms. I have to admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Terraforma. I can […]

2. August 2019 Aus

Deep Inside: August 2019’s must-hear house and techno

Von Scott Freedom

With hundreds of records released each week, it’s difficult to keep track of what’s going on in dance music. Thankfully, FACT’s Deep Inside playlist delivers all of our favorite house, techno, electro, disco and rave tracks from the past month straight to your ears. This month, Bobby Analog, AceMoMa and Afrodeutsche all delivered their own unique […]

27. Juli 2019 Aus

Bensley Releases Second Album ‘Muskoka’ on RAM Records

Von Scott Freedom

Acclaimed Canadian musician Bensley has finally released his eagerly awaited sophomore album ‘Muskoka’ on RAM Records, featuring twelve scintillating cuts that demonstrate why he is one of the most original and exciting talents in Drum & Bass. With ‘Muskoka’, Bensley takes the listener on an exciting, immersive journey and draws upon his varied musical talents, […]

25. Juli 2019 Aus

The Rap Round-up: July 2019

Von Scott Freedom

Every month, columnist Lorena Cupcake compiles a playlist of the most noteworthy rap releases for The Rap Round-up. This month, ShooterGang Kony displays his wit, Lil Skies showcases his youth and Glitter Moneyyy flex their sexuality. With clarion BRA-TAT-TAT-TAT, this playlist starts with a dance party; we’ve front-loaded the deck with tracks to fill a dancefloor […]

17. Juli 2019 Aus

Lovebox Festival 2019 in photos

Von Scott Freedom

Featuring J Hus, Slowthai and more. Last weekend saw Lovebox Festival return for a second year at its new home of Gunnersbury Park, west London. This year featured one of its biggest lineups yet, with homegrown talent such as J Hus, Loyle Carner, Slowthai and Giggs sharing the main stage with US acts like Solange […]

11. Juli 2019 Aus

Deep Inside: July 2019’s must-hear house and techno playlist

Von Scott Freedom

With hundreds of records released each week, it’s difficult to keep track of what’s going on in dance music. Thankfully, FACT’s Deep Inside playlist delivers all of our favorite house, techno, electro, disco and rave tracks from the past month straight to your ears. Peak festival season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean the stream […]

8. Juli 2019 Aus

20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear from June 2019

Von Scott Freedom

For Club Use Only is your one-stop guide to the best underground dance music from across the world. Each month, The Astral Plane’s Gabe Meier forecasts the next wave of sounds due to break through into the mainstream. Beguiling to fans of more traditional scenes, club music has continued its rapid explosion into new sonic […]

6. Juli 2019 Aus

7 must-hear mixes from June 2019

Von Scott Freedom

It’s almost impossible to keep on top of everything that SoundCloud, Mixcloud and online radio has to offer. In our monthly column, FACT guides you through the must-hear mixes of the last 30 days, whether you want a club session to warm you up for the weekend, ambient soothers or a set of vinyl-only obscurities. […]

4. Juli 2019 Aus

The 25 best albums of the last three months: April to June 2019

Von Scott Freedom

Every three months, FACT rounds up the best albums that have passed through our inboxes and over our desks. With June over and the second quarter of 2019 closed out, we’ve examined the fringes to bring you the most exciting albums and EPs from the wider electronic music landscape. As the world limps on with […]