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Quickie with a DJ: Arty
How was your "twitter take over" of elektro's account? What kind of questions did you get? Hope you know our twitter was shut down for 5 hours cause of the overload.
Haha, jeez sorry about that! First I’ve heard of it actually. Most people wanted to know when I …
replica of the first programmable drum machine
MR-808 - mechanic drum robot from Sonic Robots on Vimeo.
The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer was one of the first programmable drum machines, produced in the early 1980s. It became an important part of hip hop music to produce a bass drum sound with low frequency - users of the TR-808 are a whos-who of…
Decibel Festival Rocks Seattle
Decibel Music Festival + Orbital from The Confluence on Vimeo.
The city long known for its grunge scene was taken over by music of the more digital persuasion with the ninth inception of the Decibel music festival, which went down in Seattle from September 26 through 30...
Decibel Festival Announces Lineup Additions
More than 30 artists including electro-heavies DJ Shadow, Tycho, MiMOSA, Tipper, Dam Funk, Sepalcure, Star Slinger and Groudislava have been added to the lineup for Seattle’s Decibel Festival. The four-day electronic music, art and new media event will happen in a dozen plus venues t…
Skrillex Mini-Documentary in South America
Check out this epic mini-documentary recapping Skrillex's recent tour in South America – which hit locations like Argentina, Chile, Sao Paulo and more. From the very first "womp, wwwomp womp womp" of Diplo's "Express Yourself," we knew we were goin…
Orbital ‘Wonky’ Review + Official Video
Wonky, the first album in eight years from UK electro house pioneers Orbital, is both a reminder of why the duo ruled the early 90s dance scene and a fresh extension of the signature melodic big room tracks made famous on classic LPs including Orbital 2 and Snivilisation...
Chronicling the Evolution of Electronic Dance Music
Published by BackBeat Books in 2011, Keyboard Presents the Evolution of Electronic Dance Music, highlights the explosion of the EDM space, from DJs, fans,the genre’s history and evolution, music and programming, as well as interviews from musicians from Daft Punk, deadmau5, BT to Cry…
Orbital speaks to Wired
Brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll (better known as Orbital) have joined forces again to release Wonky, their first album in eight years. Along with the album, the duo is scheduling an accompanying tour.
Despite taking a break, Orbital has been on the radar for close to 25 years since recording their fi…

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