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Robert Hood celebrates M-Plant anniversary with retrospective

[separator type=”thin”] Robert Hood celebrates the twentiest anniversary of his M-Plant label with an extensive three cd retrospective planned for december this year. ‘M-Print: 20 Years of M-Plant Music’ features a host of re-edited classics along with new remixes and previously unreleased material.  Robert Hood…

Jeff Mills collaborates with Yuri Suzuki on UFO instrument

[separator type=”thin”] Jeff Mills and London based sound designer Yuri Suzuki are currently working on  a new percussive instrument. Earlier today Mills revealed on his Facebook page he has asked the Japanese sound artist to create a machine based on an infamous US mid-1950’s UFO sighting…

Clone releases Jovonn compilation this autumn

[separator type=”thin”] Clone will release a compilation by New York house legend Jovonn on Clone Classic Cuts in november. ‘Goldtones’ celebrates Jovonn’s groundbreaking work on his own Goldtone imprint. Jovonn Armstrong is one of the great unsung heroes of house music. With his highly emotional…

Martinez Brothers launch new label in november

[separator type=”thin”] This november the Martinez Brothers will launch their new label ‘Cuttin Headz’, starting with the vinyl only EP ‘Tree Town’, followed by an EP by Destination Void, a trio that consists of New York techno producers Brendon Moeller, Dj Spider and Phil Moffa. Earlier this year Bronx…

Planet E releases mystery electro album by Korrupt Data

[separator type=”thin”] Carl Craig’s Planet E imprint has just released a full album by mystery musician Korrupt Data. It’s not yet clear who’s behind the album that echoes the classic works of Kraftwerk, Cybotron, Model 500, Drexciya and Dopplereffekt. Earlier this year Planet E released two…

Tresor owner planning to open a club in Detroit

[separator type=”thin”] Tresor label and club owner Dimitri Hegemann is planning to open a new club in Detroit. The 60 year old Berliner who opened the infamous Berlin nightclub in 1991 and reopened it in a renovated electrical power plant in 2007 currently has an eye…

Remembering Mark Bell

[separator type=”thin”] We’re still mourning the death of UK techno pioneer Mark Bell, who passed away last week following complications after an operation. Bell led the way for a generation of UK producers with his groundbreaking records on Warp as LFO (with Gez Varley) and…

808: The Movie

[separator type=”thin”] The TR-808 finally gets the documentary it deserves. The legendary drum machine, that was introduced by the Roland company in 1980 and changed the course of electronic music as we know it will feature in a full length movie that will be released in…