Tag Archives: techno

Techno sound at night: FBK on finding his voice, being stronger together

This is not a museum. This is not a time to wax poetic about FBK’s stellar 25-year career. Because FBK has things to say with a steady parade of new releases, now. So if you don’t know Kevin yet – now is a great time to discover him. The post Techno sound at night: FBK … Continue reading Techno sound at night: FBK on finding his voice, being stronger together

Jaranan techno: Raja Kirik is the mad sound of resistance from Indonesia

This sonic mayhem assaulting your speakers is battle music – ancient folkloric resistance, exploding out of the Yogyakarta home base of YES NO WAVE MUSIC. The post Jaranan techno: Raja Kirik is the mad sound of resistance from Indonesia appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Sample and Hold: Making a Techno Beat With AI

Welcome to Sample and Hold, the series on the LANDR Blog where we highlight one unique crate-digging session and the digger’s gold we came back with using Selector—the world’s first AI sample recommendation tool Techno might be my favorite genre of electronic music. The repeating, hypnotic rhythms and aggressive synths are so interesting to work … Continue reading Sample and Hold: Making a Techno Beat With AI

Jace Clayton review of Carl Craig’s art captures the connection between isolation and techno

The themes can all seem like disconnected threads – social isolation, pandemic, the origins of techno, racism – at least in the blur of news cycles and social media. But Jace Clayton aka DJ Rupture makes a portrait that brings it all together – landing at just the right time. At top: Dia:Beacon, photo Eva … Continue reading Jace Clayton review of Carl Craig’s art captures the connection between isolation and techno

Scene flashback – a who’s who of Detroit techno, circa 1997 on MTV

Simone Angel from MTV Party Zone did an extended set of interviews with the Detroiters in 1997. And it’s honestly about as many people from this scene as you can cram into one place. If I had posted this this time last year, it might have felt like nostalgia. But now 1997 feels roughly the … Continue reading Scene flashback – a who’s who of Detroit techno, circa 1997 on MTV

How to bang: a deep dive into a live techno set from Berlin’s Florian Meindl

We can’t dance to these sets in a club at the moment, so let’s use this opportunity to really watch what’s happening. Techno madman Florian Meindl takes us inside the craft of playing his fully live, all-hardware set. We’ve got detailed answers from Florian about how he works and plays, and copious links to all … Continue reading How to bang: a deep dive into a live techno set from Berlin’s Florian Meindl

Underground techno labels: a Bandcamp guide

It’s not quite the summer of love, but maybe it can be the summer of underground music downloading. Let’s start with techno. Bandcamp is the undisputed home of a lot of experimental music. With dance genres, it has more competition – and I plan to revisit offerings like Beatport shortly, so stay tuned. What you … Continue reading Underground techno labels: a Bandcamp guide

Adam Jay on building live techno sets on Elektron gear – and why you should stay punk

The system has failed us, but not Adam Jay. He’s here to show us how he rigs up his latest live techno sets. And he can make 3 tiny waveforms on a $300 Elektron make you want to dance. There’s some fantastic music here, so feel free to sit back or get up and let … Continue reading Adam Jay on building live techno sets on Elektron gear – and why you should stay punk