Martin Rev on Suicide, Alan Vega and his new album Demolition 9

Alongside late vocalist Alan Vega, Martin Rev comprised one New York’s most provocative and game-changing acts. Beginning in the early ‘70s, Suicide’s pioneering no wave experiments laid the blueprint for punk, techno, industrial and everything in between, with both artists also creating a wealth solo material. To mark the release Rev’s ninth album Demolition 9 and the 40th anniversary Suicide’s self-titled […]

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Apple Refuses to Help After Beats Headphones Explode In Woman's Face

Turns out Beats by Dre was the maker those exploding headphones.  So why is Apple refusing to help? It was a nightmare that Apple doesn’t want any part .  But should they be liable?  Maybe that’s for a judge to decide. Now, it turns out that Beats was the maker the headphones that exploded on a flight into Australia back in […]

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Claude Speeed announces trance-inspired second LP Infinity Ultra on Planet Mu

Hear the hypnotic ‘Fifth Fortress’ now. Claude Speeed returns to Planet Mu with his second album Infinity Ultra due this summer. The follow-up to his Sun Czar Temple EP and the first full-length since 2014’s My Skeleton on LuckyMe, Speeed describes the album as “conceiving an interior territory: an abstract space to process the oppression, confusion and insanity the contemporary […]

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NYC Police Will Not Be Able To Break Up Loud Parties Anymore

New York ravers can rejoice because a new law benefitting them just passed in New York City. A new mandate from the New York Police Department states that police are now forbidden from entering loud parties without consent. It is believed that the new law is the result a successful lawsuit saying that the police department breaks into homes without […]

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Meet the synth hero reimagining Zelda and your other favorite Super Nintendo soundtracks

Lockhart, Texas resident Will Patterson won the applause video game and electronic music fans last month for his analog synth reworking the soundtrack to The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past. Miles Bowe asks what’s next in his series and if he’d ever give Sega Genesis a chance. Vintage is always in, but when it comes to synths […]

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Meet FREQ, The New Nightclub That Will Replace Beloved Pacha NYC

 Last January, the doors  Pacha NYC came to a close after 10 years and, in the process, left a hole in New York City’s nightlife for EDM fans. Finally, after over a year uncertainty, there seems to be hope for the venue that was once home Pacha NYC and Sound Factory. Space Ibiza New York co-owner Antonio Piacquadio intends to open a new club […]

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Shabazz Palaces announces second new album Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines

Featuring a song called ‘Love in the time Kanye’. Shabazz Palaces have unveiled a new album Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines to be released alongside the previously announced Quazarz: Born a Gangster Star. Today you can hear the first single ‘30 Clip Extension’. The band’s third and fourth albums are due July 14 Sub Pop who describe the latter as […]

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Alien: Covenant review: Is Ridley Scott's sci-fi prequel just DOOM with facehuggers?

The Alien franchise launched in 1979 with Ridley Scott’s tense original, likened to a “haunted house movie in space.” Since then, it’s swung from action epic Aliens to the nu-metal monster mash Aliens vs Predator and Prometheus’ contemplation on the origin man, losing the spark that influenced generations fans (and musicians) along the way. Alien: Covenant returns the franchise to […]

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Alien: Covenant review: Is Ridley Scott's sci-fi prequel just DOOM with facehuggers?

The Alien franchise launched in 1979 with Ridley Scott’s tense original, likened to a “haunted house movie in space.” Since then, it’s swung from action epic Aliens to the nu-metal monster mash Aliens vs Predator and Prometheus’ contemplation on the origin man, losing the spark that influenced generations fans (and musicians) along the way. Alien: Covenant returns the franchise to […]

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Perfume Genius on the passion and pain of his breathtaking new album No Shape

Mike Hadreas has battled through illness, addiction and a lifetime homophobic abuse to become the acclaimed orchestral pop force known as Perfume Genius. His bold new album No Shape is his best yet and arrives at a point where LGBTQ rights are dangerously under threat. What inspired it and how did his partner play a role in its creation? The […]

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