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Evian-Christ

Live: BEMF

Navigating Brooklyn’s 6th annual electronic music staycation Evian Christ. Photo by Alex Bershaw  This past week, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival celebrated its sixth year in the borough. Masterminded by NYC production company MeanRed, BEMF … read more »

POSTED November 12, 2013 1:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Stream: Airbird & Napolian, “Special”

Joel Ford—the New Yorker who releases electronic music as one half of Ford & Lopatin, Games, and most recently solo as Airbird—is now collaborating with like-minded Software label-mate Ian Evans aka Napolian. “Special” is the … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2013 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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GEN F: Slava

Slava Balasanov is 30, with a precise bowl cut and a surprising fondness for the plain black dress shoes of a bank teller. The son of two mathematicians, he spent his first 12 years in … read more »

POSTED May 23, 2012 9:00AM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Carlos Giffoni, “Evidence”

Venezuelan-born electronic artist Carlos Giffoni has unveiled the first track from his upcoming 12-inch, Evidence, out February 14th on Software. A resident of Brooklyn for over ten years, Giffoni also runs No Fun Productions and … read more »

POSTED January 31, 2012 2:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Video: Megafortress, “Green Child”

364 days since I last posted a Megafortress video, Bill Gillim isn’t any less camera shy. His crazy-tender falsetto betrays as much, though, melting over “Green Child”’s rainsticks (rainsticks!) and electronic steel drums to make … read more »

POSTED January 10, 2012 11:46AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Download Software’s FADER Mix

In FADER #77’s story Four on the Floor, we looked at a quartet of electronic and dance labels based in the states that are truly finding their own renewed themes. Though disco, house and techno … read more »

POSTED January 4, 2012 11:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream: Airbird, “We Used To”

Joel Ford—Dan Lopatin’s longtime partner in jamming and current partner in the production (Ford and Lopatin) and distribution (Software) of great electronic music—flies solo as Airbird, making computer funk songs with hippie vibes. They tend … read more »

POSTED January 3, 2012 5:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Four on the Floor: Electronic Labels

Everything goes in cycles, and right now we’re currently somewhere in the late-middle period of a heavy electronic music resurgence. Everyone involved is obsessed with talking about the textures of their music, and even more … read more »

POSTED January 2, 2012 10:29AM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The FADER #77 Podcast

Over nearly 45 minutes—that’s like 50% more jams than usual!—we explore the depths of this year’s NOW issue with a lovingly mixed audio accompaniment. The podcast showcases our favorite tracks from cover stars Future and … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2011 12:31PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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A couple of years ago, Charles Hamilton was on the cover of the Now issue, FADER’s annual, year-end look forward amidst many other publications’ navel-gazing looks back. Hamilton, who in 2009 had heavy buzz and … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2011 4:01PM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,