The best thing to come out of the 2020 lockdown was the quality of music delivered in 2021, after producers being studio-bound for over a year. Here’s what we enjoyed the most in the year that got away, 2021. Album – Insolito by Tipper (Bandcamp link) Track – Another Level by Disclosure (Youtube link) Mix – Guy from Disclosure @ Energy … Read more
The new Energy Festival is being hosted by Guy and Howard of Disclosure. The lineup consists of headliners such as Disclosure MJ Cole salute Higgo kryptogram and a lot of up and coming artists. Event takes place on 31/07/2021 at https://www.twitch.tv/disclosureFor details https://www.instagram.com/energyfestbydisclosure/ Energy Festival by Disclosure 31/07/2021
Audius is a music streaming and sharing platform, based on blockchain technology. Toting itself as the streaming service for the artists, as it preports to have a more efficient earnings model (yet to be implemented), it incorporates a new audio distribution service, via “content” and “discovery” nodes that are currently based on Ethereum. As with … Read more
After reading a quick headline regarding Spotify’s application for the patent of a technology to help protect songwriters’ works, we decided to research the news further. Initially intrigued, and happy that songwriters’ fruits of labour would be protected, the story started to unravel. All this is unofficial, as there is no specific announcement from Spotify, … Read more
The incredibly talented and dedicated Guy and Howard are still doing the Disclosure Twitch Competition, and it gets stronger every week, with fantastic prizes from Arturia and Serato.Guy and Howard (who are up for two 2021 Grammy nominations) judge the entries at www.twitch.tv/disclosuremusic. List of Disclosure Twitch Competition Top 5 winners is here and also … Read more
Sometimes it’s for the best when you don’t remember how you arrived somewhere, and here we arrrive at French Sound Designer Bernard Parmegiani. There’s a Spotify Bernard Parmegiani playlist here Avoir!
From Brian Eno comes a short but very sweet Spotify playlist of scores from his album Film Music 1976 ~ 2020.Brian Eno – Film Music 1976 ~ 2020 – Spotify Playlist
Jon Hopkins – The classically trained musician provides us with a playlist, best described by himself: “I started building this playlist a few years ago just for myself and friends, as a way of collecting and sharing ambient music I loved. I’ve been using it for meditations and psychedelic journeys for ages. With everything that … Read more
Feel My Bicep – the duo from Belfast – deliver an underground themed playlist on Spotify
A wealth of great tracks on Floating Points’ Turntable Spotify playlist, courtesy of Floating Points.