Interview: Benno Blome

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Head of the influential Berlin-based Sender label Benno Blome has been helping to shape the techno scene for over a decade. We went for a quick chat with the DJ/producer to talk his new release on Artreform, changes in Berlin nightlife, and the legacy of Bar25... A constant state of flux - this is the Benno Blome modus operandi. A DJ and producer dedicated to making a … [Read more...]

XILS-lab reveals miniSyn’X, a soft synth emulation of eighties polysynth Elka Synthex

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Music software company XILS-lab is proud to announce availability of miniSyn’X — an authentic, cost-conscious soft synth emulation of a much-loved eighties-vintage analogue polysynth of Italian origin that helped define the sound of an era. miniSyn’X is a multi-format (AAX, AU, RTAS, VST), 32- and 64-bit polyphonic, duo-timbral virtual analogue synthesizer plug-in for Mac … [Read more...]

Interview: Bambook

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Signed to Adana Twins' JEUDI label, on which they just released their 'Tow The Line' EP, Bambook speak up about their musical career thus far, crafting sounds and, of course, their latest projects. Despite being from Sweden, Bambook’s sound was fostered in the United Kingdom, in Manchester to be precise. Or at least, this is the case with Eiad, the older of the duo. Anyhow, … [Read more...]

Machinedrum releases DJ Rashad tribute

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Machinedrum has released a 5-track tribute EP called 'Movin' Forward', of which all proceeds go to the late footwork producer's estate. On April 26th, 2014, one of footwork's most prominent and influential DJ/producers passed away in his Chicago home. Travis Stewart aka Machinedrum has now unveiled an EP featuring collabos with the aforementioned producer and DJ Spinna that … [Read more...]

Eomac readies EP on Inner Surface Music

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Inner Surface Music, the label run by AnD & Tom Dicicco, have shared details on the forthcoming new release from one of techno's men of the moment, Eomac. Out on May 12th, 2015, Eomac's Frozen Souls EP contains a total of four tracks. Here's the full lowdown... ‘Frozen Souls’ opens proceedings with the textural pads and kick drum creating their own static before being … [Read more...]

Get ready for EXIT adventure this summer…

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With a huge international reputation, an awe inspiring location, fans from all over the world and its 15 year anniversary, Serbia's EXIT Festival promises to be an unforgettable adventure event you’d be mad to miss! The celebrations will be marked by another EXIT Adventure with 8 days or music, mayhem and partying. The journey begins at EXIT, from 9th to 12th July at the … [Read more...]

Sigha announces new EP on Avian, ‘Techno Derivates’

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The UK-born techno producer will a brand new six-track EP, his first one of the year, on Shifted's Avian label this May. 'Techno Derivates', as the EP will be titled' is said to be a continuation of Sigha's minimal techno sound as heard on 2014's 'Purification Loops'. Not much more is currently known about its contetn but given Sigha's quality output, we're very sure this … [Read more...]

Leftfield meet Legowelt, Hodge and Audion on their ‘Universal Everything’ remix EP

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Infectious Music will release an EP featuring remixes of Leftfield's new track 'Universal Everything' by Legowelt, Hodge and Audion on May 4th. Listen to the Audion remix after the break! Following the release of the first single taken from their new album 'Alternative Light Source' (their first in 16 years), legendary UK outfit Leftfield will release a remix EP of that same … [Read more...]

BnB Exclusive: RBMA lecture with Gilb’r (Versatile Records)

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In terms of  French electronic music they don't come any bigger than Gilb'r - aka half of Chateau Flight with I: Cube and the man behind Versatile Records, plus a host of other projects. Here the man himself chats to Red Bull Music Academy's Emma Warren as part of the RBMA from London's Road To Paris lecture session about the meaning behind his life's work in electronic … [Read more...]