Schlagwort: Features

2. November 2019 Aus

Deep Inside: November 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. In this month’s playlist, there’s big new tracks from Blawan, Anastasia Kristensen […]

24. Oktober 2019 Aus

New Forms 2019: A vital celebration of diverse music and culture in Vancouver

Von Scott Freedom

Vancouver’s New Forms Festival has been running almost two decades now and this year presented its most challenging lineup to date, placing artists like Scattered Purgatory, Dreamcrusher and Tommy Wright III alongside DEBIT, LSDXOXO, House Of Kenzo and Via App. FACT’s John Twells was there to absorb the atmosphere. Back in November 2016, mere moments […]

17. Oktober 2019 Aus

The 25 best albums of the last three months: July to September 2019

Von Scott Freedom

Every three months, FACT rounds up the best music that has passed through our inboxes and over our desks. With September over and the third quarter of 2019 closed out, we’ve examined the fringes to bring you the most exciting releases from the wider electronic music landscape and elsewhere. Our Third Quarter Report is always […]

12. Oktober 2019 Aus

20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear: October 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. Club music often relies on sonic intensity to convey its intended message or simply incite dancefloor movement, […]

12. Oktober 2019 Aus

20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear: October 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. Club music often relies on sonic intensity to convey its intended message or simply incite dancefloor movement, […]

10. Oktober 2019 Aus

7 must-hear mixes from September 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. […]

9. Oktober 2019 Aus

Lunchmeat Festival 2019 in videos: Lotic, Caterina Barbieri, Sote and more

Von Scott Freedom

Prague’s pioneering celebration of all things audiovisual returns for its 10th anniversary, bringing with it an incredible selection of experimental electronic music, mind-expanding visuals and cutting edge new media art. Returning to Lunchmeat Festival for its 10th anniversary felt like a homecoming in more ways than one. This was partly due to the welcome return […]

4. Oktober 2019 Aus

Deep Inside: October 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 playlist kicks off with a taste of cult New York […]

4. Oktober 2019 Aus

Deep Inside: October 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 playlist kicks off with a taste of cult New York […]

28. September 2019 Aus

20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear: September 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. Artists that reflect and critique advanced technology have formed the backbone of the electronic music canon since […]

26. September 2019 Aus

The Rap Round-up: September 2019

Von Scott Freedom

Every month, columnist Lorena Cupcake compiles a playlist of the most noteworthy rap releases. Subscribe to for The Rap Round-up on Spotify or Apple Music. Post Malone’s latest album was inescapable this month, dominating streaming charts and drowning out artists with less mass appeal. With all due respect to Posty’s impact [Ed. note: Meh], this […]

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 […]