LA x Berlin celebrates the sunnier Berlin connection in sound

For music to blossom, artists needs more than isolation. And Berlin and Los Angeles have increasingly been a corridor for inspiration and cross-fertilization. From Kyoka to Khadija, Rainbow Arabia to Daniel Troberg, Los Angeles x Berlin gives a window into that exchange.

‘Tis the season for ambient: bliss out to AV magic by SUIGETSU + DEFASTEN (with Notch)

When you think Christmas, you envision floating cyborg skulls with glowing wires and then let yourself drift off to some dense ambient pads, right? Well – this is for you. And stick around for a Notch download, visualists!

Peter Kirn - December 23, 2022

Don’t miss the haunting Standard Deviation compilation from Kyiv – and keep the power on

The situation in Ukraine grows literally darker, colder, and more urgent even as the world might want to move on. So it’s worth spreading the sounds of Kyiv’s Standard Deviation, which unites an array of adventurous and imaginative Ukrainian artists with friends like Marcel Dettmann, DJ Stingray, and Setaoc Mass.

Peter Kirn - December 14, 2022

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