• Amon Tobin Shares New Song "Vipers Follow You"

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Ahead of delivering new album Fear in a Handful of Dust next month, Amon Tobin has shared another new single from the effort.Titled "Vipers Follow You," the producer's latest follows previously released track "On a Hilltop Sat the Moon," and also comes next after it in the album's tracklist. You can hear "Vipers Follow You" in the player below.Of the instrument that dominates the menacing cut, Tobin offered, "This instru
  • Peggy Gou Announces 'Moment' EP, Launches New Label

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!After making her Ninja Tune debut last year with Once, Peggy Gou has announced that her next EP will arrive through a new label of her own.Gou will release a new EP titled Moment on April 19 through her freshly formed Gudu Records. You can find the effort's artwork above, illustrated by Jee-ook Choi.Alongside the announcement, Gou has shared the effort's A-side, titled "Starry Night." You can hear it in the player below.
  • Watch Jayda G's Video for "Stanley's Get Down (No Parking on the DF)"

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Today marks the release of Jayda G's debut album Significant Changes, and the Canadian producer/DJ has now shared a video for "Stanley's Get Down (No Parking on the DF)."Directed by Ben Mahon, the colourful clip plays off the song's message to those at the club more concerned with double-tapping than dancing. As Jayda says in opening the track, "Hey you! I see you... with your phone... looking at Instagram. This is a danceflo
  • Flume Gets JPEGMAFIA, SOPHIE for New Mixtape

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Nearly three years removed from sharing his sophomore album Skin, Flume has returned with a new mixtape.Titled Hi This Is Flume, the Australian producer's latest can be heard in the players below. The 17-track release features contributions from SOPHIE, JPEGMAFIA and more, and arrives alongside a visualizer created by Johnathan Zawada.Following the release of Skin in 2016, Flume delivered a pair of Skin Compani
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  • Jayda G Significant Changes

    As originally published by Tom Beedham on Exclaim!Hashed out in the same years that she was rushing between gigs abroad in Europe and filing away chapters of her risk assessment thesis on the health effects various chemicals have on orcas residing off the coast of Vancouver, this debut full-length from DJ, producer and label founder Jayda G takes academic pursuits to the dance floor, spinning environmental consciousness into dance floor politics in funkified house sequences. Named for the m
  • Dead Man's Chest & Posse SNKR018

    As originally published by Patrick Cardenas on Exclaim!"Dusty early '90s mixtape nostalgia." That is how UK jungle and drum & bass producer Alex Eveson describes the music released under his Dead Man's Chest alias. Maybe in an attempt to conjure up the euphoria of past raves, his production has consistently recalled the legendary Dreamscape events of the early '90s, now immortalized on cassette recordings. This revival continues in this new release brought to us by Dead Man's Chest &
  • Kelsey Lu Readies Debut Album 'Blood'

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Kelsey Lu made her debut with the six-track Church EP back in 2016. Now, the cellist/vocalist has lifted the curtain on her first full-length album.Titled Blood, Lu's latest arrives April 19 through Columbia Records. Thirteen tracks in length, the album features production from Jamie xx, Skrillex, Adrian Younge and Rodaidh McDonald."Blood is a recognition of the Pain, the Horror and the Beauty of finding the ability to o
  • Grimes Talks Elon Musk, Making Climate Change "Fun" in New Interview

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!On the heels of announcing her new album Miss_Anthropocene, Grimes has expanded on the album's concept, her personal life and more in a new interview.Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, the artist born Claire Boucher (who asked to be referred to as c) elaborated on Miss_Anthropocene's conceptual ties to climate change, having previously revealed the narrative of "anthropomorphic Goddess of climate Change.""I want to make c
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  • The Bug Announces 'Sirens' Album as Kevin Richard Martin

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!As the Bug, Kevin Martin's recent work includes collaborations with the elusive Burial and drone metallers Earth. Now, the producer is set to drop the alias to deliver a new solo LP under his given name of Kevin Richard Martin.Titled Sirens, Martin's latest will arrive on June 7 through Room40. As label head Lawrence English explained in a press release, Sirens "documents the intensities surrounding the delivery and early day
  • Grimes Announces 'Miss_Anthropocene' LP

    As originally published by Alex Hudson on Exclaim!Grimes has been talking about her new album(s) for a while now, and her LP finally has a title. The Canadian pop experimentalist has revealed that the album will be called Miss_Anthropocene, and she has shared more details about the forthcoming collection.In an Instagram post, Grimes revealed that Miss_Anthropocene is a play on the words misanthrope (someone who dislikes humanity) and Anthropocene (the current geological time period during which
  • RX-101 Dopamine

    As originally published by Luke Pearson on Exclaim!For Toronto label Suction Records, Dutch artist Erik Jong (aka RX-101) must seem like a gift that keeps on giving. Having recorded hundreds of high-quality Aphex Twin-esque tracks between 1997 and 1999 before apparently ceasing to make music altogether, Jong only recently uploaded his output to Soundcloud, where it soon came under intense, Tuss-like scrutiny from various Aphex fan sites. Jong briefly surfaced to lay claim to his work, but t
  • Latino Legislative Day celebrated with music & dance March 18th at the Capitol - The Olympian

    Latino Legislative Day celebrated with music & dance March 18th at the Capitol  The OlympianTo the cheers of several thousand spectators who lined the steps of the Legislative Building the Kent-based Folklore Mexicano Tonatzin dancers provide the ...
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  • Haruomi Hosono's 'Pacific' Sequel 'The Aegean Sea' Gets Vinyl Reissue

    As originally published by Brock Thiessen on Exclaim!Adding to the Haruomi Hosono resurgence here in North America, the Japanese music hero's much-coveted Pacific sequel The Aegean Sea is finally getting a vinyl reissue.According to various online listings, The Aegean Sea will get a vinyl reissue via Italian grey label Victory.The Aegean Sea first arrived in 1979, coming one year after Hosono's classic Pacific album. And like Pacific, The Aegean Sea is a collaborative effort, with Hosono this ti
  • The Faint Egowerk

    As originally published by Paul Blinov on Exclaim!For the better part of the Faint's 20-plus-year career — from dance-punk pioneers to enduring electro-pop stalwarts — their true calling has always been the dance floor. The Omaha band's songs cry out for a warm, sweaty darkness illuminated only by flashes of neon and lasers. And arriving after the more abrasive punk of 2014's Doom Abuse, the Faint's seventh album, Egowerk, circles back to their slicker programming. Its 11 songs
  • Godspeed's Efrim Manuel Menuck and Kevin Doria Announce Collaborative Album

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!As part of touring behind his 2018 solo debut Pissing Stars, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Silver Mt. Zion co-founder Efrim Manuel Menuck enlisted the help of Kevin Doria (Growing, Total Life) as both onstage accompanist and an opening act. Now, the pair have revealed plans for a new collaborative record.Menuck and Doria will deliver the five-track are SING SINCK, SING on May 10 through Co
  • Sam Gellaitry Sets Release Date for 'Viewfinder Vol 1: PHOSPHENE'

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Looking to follow his series of Escapism EPs, Sam Gellaitry hinted at the release of a new 12-track compilation titled Viewfinder Vol 1: PHOSPHENE earlier this year. Now, the Scottish producer has set a release date for the effort.Today, Gellaitry announced that Viewfinder Vol 1: PHOSPHENE will arrive April 5. You can find the effort's cover artwork above.Gellaitry had shared single "Thinking" in October of las
  • Apparat LP5

    As originally published by Daniel Sylvester on Exclaim!Since his early work with Ellen Allien in 2006, it seems that Apparat has defined his craft through collaboration. After releasing three albums with Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary of German electronic band Modeselektor as Moderat, Sascha Ring (aka Apparat) spoke of being inspired by the trio's live performances and their ability to create a holistic sound together. LP5 finds the German musician layering lush electronics and live in
  • ​VELD Festival Announces 2019 Lineup with Cardi B, Kygo, Skrillex, Tiësto

    As originally published by Sarah Murphy on Exclaim!VELD Festival will return to Toronto this summer, and the first phase of performers has been announced. Leading the 2019 lineup are Cardi B, Kygo, Skrillex, Tiësto, Alesso, Kodak Black, Loud Luxury and Zeds Dead. Rounding out the first wave of artist announcements are 3Lau, Boogie, CID, Dzeko, Ekali, Fisher, Gashi, Getter, Gryffin, Jaden Smith, Joyryde, Kayzo, Kshmr, Lil Mosey, Murda Beatz, R3hab, Rich the Kid, Saweetie, Shades, S
  • Irish Music & Dance for Kids | Family Fun - Frederick News Post

    Irish Music & Dance for Kids | Family Fun  Frederick News PostLively family dancing and music-making, featuring live bagpipe playing and dancers from the Celtic Rhythm School of Dance.
  • Cadence Weapon and DJ Shub Team Up for New Song "Superhero"

    As originally published by Brock Thiessen on Exclaim!Cadence Weapon and DJ Shub are combining their talents to deliver a new collaborative track. Titled "Superhero," you can hear the joint effort now.In a statement, Cadence Weapon said the following of the team-up:"Superhero" is a song about how everyone has something that they can use to help other people, a special skill or secret power that exists deep inside of them. For us, that power is music. Music can change your mood or make you feel st
  • Dance Artist Residency Scheme - The Journal of Music

    Dance Artist Residency Scheme  The Journal of MusicThe purpose of the dance artist residency scheme is to stabilise and support a network of dance artists in residence across the country. The specific contents of ...
  • Hear Zeds Dead Remix Billie Eilish's "bury a friend"

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Billie Eilish was recently revealed to be Exclaim!'s latest cover star, and ahead of delivering her debut album this month, Zeds Dead have given her When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? song "bury a friend" the remix treatment.For their reinterpretation, the Canadian duo have paired Eilish's harmonized vocals with some more melodic electronics, straying from minimal nature of her original.You can hear Zeds Dead's remix of "bury a friend" in
  • ​Massive Attack Announce Rescheduled "Mezzanine XXI" Tour

    As originally published by Sarah Murphy on Exclaim!Massive Attack had to postpone their "Mezzanine XXI" tour due to illness, but the band have now revealed the rescheduled dates — and even added some extra shows, as well. The new run of shows will begin in San Diego on September 1. The band will play Montreal on September 14 and original March 11 tickets will be honoured. Massive Attack will then head to Toronto for a rescheduled date on September 17, as well as an additional Tor
  • HVOB Rocco

    As originally published by Ashley Hampson on Exclaim!With their signing to [PIAS] records, Viennese electronic duo HVOB have released their fourth album, Rocco, and their first double record. The album's narrative moves through farewells, letting go and new beginnings, and this storytelling is reflected in the diverse sounds found on Rocco. The album balances melodic electronic tracks like the gorgeous single "Bloom" — a fragile track that grows slowly with breathy vocals from Anna M&
  • Rian Treanor ATAXIA

    As originally published by Tom Beedham on Exclaim!In Bruce Nauman's 1985 video installation, Good Boy, Bad Boy, actors Joan Lancaster and Tucker Smallwood appear on separate looping monitors reciting lines like "I was a good boy / You were a good boy / We were good boys / That was good" and "I am an evil man / You are an evil man / We are evil men / This is evil," and "I piss / You piss / We piss / This is piss." Recorded separately, as the pair read the 100-line script five times each, the
  • Turning Jewels Into Water Map of Absences

    As originally published by Luke Pearson on Exclaim!One of the more interesting acts to bubble out of the melting pot of NYC's arts scene, Turning Jewels Into Water is made up of Indian-born drummer/producer Ravish Momin and Haitian electronic percussionist Val Jeanty, both with impressive achievements attached to their names. (Jeanty is a visual artist with MOMA and the Whitney Museum on her resume, and Momin has long travelled the world with jazz/electronic group Tarana, playing various prestig
  • Kilchhofer Anklin Moto Perpetuo

    As originally published by Peter Boulos on Exclaim!There is a common thread that runs through much of the music released on Marionette. Precise, minimalistic percussive blips and general electro-acoustic wizardry are common for the label's personnel. Combine this with an emotive approach to melody and harmony, and you have a record label that has been quietly carving out a well-defined niche in the congested field of electronic music. On Moto Perpetuo, the all-Swiss cast of Benjamin Kilchhofer,
  • Music, magic & dance at The Cooperage, March 15 - Wayne Independent

    Music, magic & dance at The Cooperage, March 15  Wayne IndependentHONESDALE - The Cooperage on Friday, March 15 is hosting A part variety show, part dance party — an event featuring performances by NYC magician and ...
  • Jayda G Bridges the Art/Science Gap on 'Significant Changes'

    As originally published by Tom Beedham on Exclaim!Jayda G might be speaking from London, England for our interview about her new album Significant Changes, but the Vancouver DJ's heart still beats for home. "Dude, I'm from BC," she tells Exclaim! over the phone. "Of course I miss home — it's the most beautiful place on earth." After growing up in the mountain town of Grand Forks, British Columbia and cutting her teeth DJing in Vancouver's prospering electronic scene, the producer
  • Music, magic & dance at The Cooperage, March 15 - NEagle

    Music, magic & dance at The Cooperage, March 15  NEagleHONESDALE - The Cooperage on Friday, March 15 is hosting A part variety show, part dance party — an event featuring performances by NYC magician and ...
  • Matmos Plastic Anniversary

    As originally published by Daniel Sylvester on Exclaim!Sometimes it's the pure novelty of a Matmos album that makes it so enjoyable. Sometimes it's that same novelty that makes it hard to separate the medium from the message. On Plastic Anniversary, the Baltimore duo aren't afraid to triumphantly straddle the line between these two truths. After recording albums by sampling surgical instruments and a washing machine, Drew Daniel and MC Schmidt celebrate their 25th anniversary as a couple (a
  • The Cinematic Orchestra To Believe

    As originally published by Kevin Press on Exclaim!It will surprise virtually no one that the latest from the Cinematic Orchestra is a drop-dead gorgeous slice of lush, soulful electronic pop. It is what they do, arguably better than anyone on the global stage. Also unsurprising is how founders Jason Swinscoe and Dominic Smith went about building their followup to the exquisite Ma Fleur. The same ingredients that made their 2007 masterwork such a wonder are all here: romantic guest vocals, m
  • Holly Herndon Announces New Album 'PROTO'

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Four years on from sharing her sophomore Platform LP, Holly Herndon has shared the details behind a follow-up effort. Titled PROTO, the composer/producer's latest arrives May 10 through 4AD.Thirteen tracks in length, PROTO was created by Herndon in collaboration with Spawn, a machine intelligence developed alongside longtime collaborator Mathew Dryhurst. Herndon assembled an ensemble of vocalists and developers to t
  • ​The Prodigy Frontman Keith Flint's Cause of Death Revealed

    As originally published by Sarah Murphy on Exclaim!Keith Flint, singer for the Prodigy, died last week and now a coroner's report has confirmed the cause of death. As suspected, Flint died by suicide, as a result of hanging. According to the BBC, a toxicology report is under way, but it is not expected to be released until July 23 during a full hearing. Police have ruled out any foul play, deeming Flint's death as not suspicious. The 49-year-old frontman was found dead a
  • Quebecois Funk-Punk Quartet Fet.Nat Might Lack Ambition, But Their New 'Le Mal' Doesn't

    As originally published by Kyle Mullin on Exclaim!Fet.Nat's boundary-pushing new album Le Mal may sound ambitious — it was created with outdated vintage MIDI technology; it juxtaposes catchy funk and electronica riffs with abrasive, hard bop and avant-garde worthy noise from that throwback tech; and there's their regular attempts to recreate that studio tumult onstage, which appears downright lofty — but for the members of the Hull, Quebec quartet (comprised of guitarist Pierre-Luc C
  • ​Matmos's 'Plastic Anniversary' Started With a Plastic Fish-Shaped Jock Strap

    As originally published by Daniel Sylvester on Exclaim!Drew Daniel, one half of experimental electronic duo Matmos, is alone in an interview with Exclaim!, preparing to tell the story of his band's forthcoming new album, Plastic Anniversary: "It's just me," he says over the phone, "which means that I can fabricate all kinds of lies and Martin [Schmidt, bandmate and partner] can't correct me." But with a story that starts with a plastic fish-shaped jock strap and ends with one of their tracks bei
  • Massive Attack Postpone North American "Mezzanine XXI" Tour

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!Ahead taking their "Mezzanine XXI" tour to North America next week, Massive Attack have announced that their slate of live dates on the continent have been postponed.A press release reveals that upcoming shows in Canada and the United States have been postponed due to illness and will be rescheduled for this fall. "The band are deeply sorry for any inconvenience and are looking forward to bringing the show to the USA and Canada so
  • Joseph Stephens Vice Principals Seasons 1 & 2 Original Soundtrack

    As originally published by Brock Thiessen on Exclaim!On the surface, Waxwork releasing the soundtrack to Danny McBride's Vice Principals doesn't make a whole lot of sense. The HBO series ended back in 2017, its score is composed by a relative unknown, and it's by no means a horror soundtrack — the bread and butter of Waxwork. But on record, it becomes quickly apparent why we're now getting hit up with a deluxe vinyl release, which comes as a sprawling double-LP set, no less. Made up o
  • Stream Gesaffelstein's 'Hyperion' Album

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!After months of teasing the star-powered effort, Gesaffelstein has finally unleashed his Hyperion album, and you can hear the entire thing right now.Arriving today through Columbia, the 10-track release features the Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, HAIM, the Hacker and Bronwyn Griffin. It marks Gesaffelstein's first release for the label.Gesaffelstein released his debut LP, Aleph, in 2013. Take in Hyperion in the pla
  • ​The Chemical Brothers Teach a Dog How Fly to Space in "We've Got to Try" Video

    As originally published by Sarah Murphy on Exclaim!The Chemical Brothers are rolling out their latest LP, No Geography, and the latest album track to get treated to a video is "We've Got to Try." It follows videos for "Free Yourself" and "MAH," and is as surrealist and futuristic as its predecessors. The new Ninan Doff-directed video features a pup who finds a new home at a science lab, and subsequently gets some robotic adjustments made so that he can fly himself into outer space.&nbs
  • ​Chvrches and Marshmello Team Up on "Here with Me"

    As originally published by Sarah Murphy on Exclaim!It's an exciting day for artists with intentional typos in their names — Chvrches and Marshmello have joined forces for a new song called "Here with Me." It hears the Scottish indie rockers and marshmallow-headed DJ collaborating for the first time, and the results are annoyingly catchy. Listen to "Here with Me" below. Chvrches latest LP, Love Is Dead, arrived last year. Marshmello, meanwhile, released Joytime II last year,
  • Music & dance celebration to mark opening of new Aylesbury square - Mix 96

    Music & dance celebration to mark opening of new Aylesbury square  Mix 96The first part of The Exchange will open this evening.
  • James Blake Postpones Vancouver Show Due to Illness

    As originally published by Brock Thiessen on Exclaim!James Blake has been forced to postpone his Vancouver concert this weekend, as well as shows in Portland and Seattle, due to illness.A press release from Vancouver promoters Timbre confirmed the unfortunate news today, revealing the March 9 concert in the city will now take place on March 23.The press release further explains, "All venue and show info remains the same, and all purchased tickets for the March 9 event will be honoured. For those
  • M83 Unveils 'Knife + Heart' Soundtrack, Shares New Track

    As originally published by Brock Thiessen on Exclaim!Once again, M83 is entering in the realm of soundtracks. Anthony Gonzalez has just announced Knife + Heart — his third feature score as M83 — and it's due out tomorrow (March 8).The soundtrack is for the new French film by director Yann Gonzalez, and it hears Gonzalez reuniting with original M83 member Nicolas Fromageau, who left the group after their first two albums: 2001's M83 and 2003's Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts.T
  • M83 Knife + Heart

    As originally published by Dylan Barnabe on Exclaim!Homicide, horror, '70s porn… and M83? Certainly not the usual sequential list that follows Anthony Gonzalez's dreamy musical output, but that nonetheless inspired his latest release. The soundtrack to Knife + Heart sees Anthony, once again, team up with his brother and former band member, Yann Gonzalez, to tell the macabre story of a noir-tinged erotic slasher that explores the seedy underbelly of Paris in the 1970s. Opening tr
  • The Prodigy Cancel All Tour Dates Following the Death of Keith Flint

    As originally published by Brock Thiessen on Exclaim!Following the passing of singer Kieth Flint, U.K. electronic group the Prodigy have cancelled all their upcoming tour dates.The group were slated to embark on U.S. and European tours this spring and summer. The dates came in support of the Prodigy's most recent album, No Tourists, which arrived last fall. However, the band broke the news that all dates have now been called off, writing the following:Following the tragic death of Keith Fli
  • NOMVDSLVND More Harm Than Good Part 1: Here For Now

    As originally published by Ashley Hampson on Exclaim!Toronto's Nigel Edwards (aka NOMVDSLVND) has released his debut effort, More Harm Than Good Part 1: Here For Now, on the city's Bedroomer label, a musical collective of artists and producers from around Toronto. Ultimately to be packaged as a two-part compilation, Part 1 is a journey in atmospheric beat-making, with Edwards adding that the album depicts his struggles as a black male artist attempting to make his mark on the experimental e
  • FET.NAT Le Mal

    As originally published by Kyle Mullin on Exclaim!FET.NAT are here to make the avant-garde groove. The Hull, QC four-piece certainly know how to lay down irresistible earworms on their new album Le Mal — from the galloping percussion on opening tracks "Tapis," and "Patio Monday," to the stubby cool jazz bass notes and shuffling drums of "Des Fois." The sputtering beat on "Des Fois II," meanwhile, would be a snug fit on plenty of '80s hip-hop classics. However, FET.NAT take those conve
  • Machinedrum and Jimmy Edgar Announce Debut LP as JETS

    As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim!After sharing the Mykki Blanco-assisted single "PLAY" in January, Machinedrum and Jimmy Edgar have lifted the curtain on their debut full-length album as JETS.The duo will deliver their ZOOSPA album on May 24 through Innovative Leisure. Twelve tracks in length, the effort also features appearances from Dawn Richard, Rochelle Jordan, Tkay Maidza and KingJet, in addition to Blanco.Said to be a "fiercely cohesive but wildly varied" effort
  • Octo Octa For Lovers

    As originally published by Matthew Clark on Exclaim!Aptly titled For Lovers, Maya Bouldry-Morrison's latest EP as Octo Octa is a vulnerable experience in the importance of self-love and intimate community in a time of growth. Opening track, "I Need You," starts off understated and rises to a triumphant breakbeat pulse as Bouldry-Morrison's airy vocals wrap the rest of the mix in warmth, uttering the titular mantra and drawing the listener in. Another stellar highlight is the closer, "L