Elektron Grammofon Record Label To Feature Elektron Artists

Elektron_Instruments_Grammofon_RecordsElektron Music Machines has announced a new undertaking: the record label Elektron Grammofon.

The label will be the home for 12” vinyl records, by artists using Elektron instruments. The releases will be limited to 300 copies and all profits will go to charity. Continue reading

A Farewell To Edgar Froese

Edgar FroeseThe latest episode of the Progtopia podcast is a farewell to Edgar Froese (6 June 1944-20 January 2015).

In this episode, Progtopia host Mark Ashby shares his thoughts on Froese’s passing, plays some highlights from Froese’s career; and talks with electronic musician Ian Boddy and journalists John Diliberto, Anil Prasad, and Cliff Pearson, all of whom had a close connection with Froese and his music.

You can listen to A Farewell To Edgar Froese via the embed below or at the Progtopia site: Continue reading

Aphex Twin Wins 2015 Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy

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Among the early announced 2015 Grammy Awards, Aphex Twin (Richard D. James) has received the Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy, for Syro. 

The other nominees included:

  • While (1<2), Deadmaus
  • Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
  • Do It Again, Röyksopp and Robyn
  • Damage Control, Mat Zo

Here’s minipops 67 from Syro: Continue reading