Dennis Ferrer throwing down the house hits for an absolutely packed Boiler Room NY Objektivity session!
Objektivity is starting the year with launching the long-awaited vinyl-only sub-label called OBJ Analogue. As the name says, the concept behind this is that in order to make the record, it has to be totally hardware based: No plug-ins! Objektivity head-honcho Dennis Ferrer says: “The OBJ Analogue is a special project for me and is dear to my heart because I love analogue gear, vinyl, and hardware, so I keep that side of me happy.”
The first OBJ Analogue release is coming by VIVa Music’s Steve Lawler. “Inna State / Recuperate” 12-inch vinyl package will be released to the stores in February.
A day in the life of Preben, a singer, dancer and party animal from Carl Berner, Oslo.
It’s Todd Terje time! Norwegian disco god Todd Terje recently dropped a ‘sort of official video’ for his great tune “Leisure Suit Preben”, taken from his excellent debut LP “It’s Album Time”, released on his own label, Olsen Records. The video introduce the character of Preben himself: a singer, dancer, and party animal from Carl Berner, Oslo.
Preben remixed 10-inch vinyl package will be released to the stores in February.
After a lengthy delay — URB’s podcast series is back and swinging with some heavy hitters en route to your speakers…or earbuds. Starting it off this week is Dutch electronic denizen Darko Esser; who’s been busy as of late under his Tripeo alias, providing tracks for the likes of Oscar Mulero’s Polegroup imprint, as well as Clone’s Basement series. What’s curious about Esser is his attention to detail in his productions; he never goes for the jugular, but goes for the heart instead. There’s a vigor in his sound that’s unique and uncanny, standing out as early back as his releases on Curle Recordings and Perc Trax. Esser is someone we’ve been clamoring to contribute to this series and we’re happy that we’re finally able to share it with the world. Enjoy responsibly.
A six-track set featuring reworks of cuts taken from Darko Esser’s latest album will be released in January.
Cosmic Sherpa. Liberator of Tantric Avatars. Australian. Dreems has a message for you, one expressed not only through the animal lifeblood of his music, but through the efforts of his label Multi Culti. With a roster featuring artists like Clarian, Thomash, Crowdpleaser, and label co-shaman Thomas Von Party, the imprint strains and throbs against the restrictive meta-thongs of contemporary electronic lifestyle living to offer a pan-globo-sexual soulstyle for our times. The label earned support from taste-making dance wizards like Trevor Jackson, Ivan Smagghe, Roman Fluegel & Andrew Weatherall.
BIS Radio Show #759 with Multi Culti (Dreems & Von Party) broadcast live on WNYU 89.1FM in New York City on December 12th, 2014. Mix include tracks from Steve Halpern, Ozo, red Axes, Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold, Thom Ash, Francis Bebey, Call Super, Daniel Maloso, Urfali Bapi and more. Full tracklist
In an era where singles are too often stitched together in a Frankenstein amalgam and christened an album, 2014’s top EDM album pick eschews the approach entirely. The Dutch artist’s third full-length album is a carefully crafted atmospheric masterpiece that sacrifices club relevancy for conceptual identity. Focusing on songwriting and recording many of its elements live, Voorn channels indie and abstract electronica influences in lush and melodic arrangements that manage to mesh together despite the album’s diverse list of collaborators (including Kid A, Matthew Dear, and Voorn’s own father).
See Billboard’s list of the 10 best electronic/dance songs here
Detroit techno veteran Robert Hood – whose ‘M-Print: 20 Years Of M-Plant Music’ compilation is out on December 8th – recently attended the Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo to give a lecture. Well, it’s more like a Q&A session. But it’s certainly enlightening, as Hood discusses his early foundations, his practice and how he continues to draw inspiration from on high. This talk was held on November 8 as part of RBMA Tokyo 2014.