The New Yorker:
Nick Paumgarten travels to Berlin to explore the city’s vibrant club culture and the roots of techno music.

DopeGems on rehearsal

Get the new single “It’s Your Love” here


William Onyeabor - Good Name

New video for Luaka Bop's “Who is William Onyeabor?” reissue. Highly recommended, also refer back to Noisey's Fantastic Man documentary about the man himself.

Original recording at Wilfilms Limited, Enugu, Nigeria in 1983, and re-mastered in New York City, 2013.

"Mixed Paganini" by the Studio Di Fonologia Musicale Di Firenze. It appears on the ‘GE-115 - Computer Concerto’ 7" from 1967. On side A there’s transcribed classical music, on side B there are three original songs. The songs where programmed by Pietro Grossi. This 7" was distributed as a christmas and new year gift by the Olivetti company.

"Error In Judgement" Mix #6

Short mix of downtempo, ambient, lo-fi electronica, new classical & avantgarde feat. names like d’Eon, Raffertie, Mehliana, Zorn, Alexandre Desplat & new stuff from Tinariwen. Enjoy a calm afternoon.

1. Öse Schuppel - s’Rothe-Zäuerli
2. d’Eon - Smallpox
3. A/T/O/S - Room
4. Raffertie - Rain
5. Vermont - Montag
6. LIGHT システム - horizon
7. Tinariwen - Emajer
8. Lars Bartkuhn - The Uprising
9. Mark Giuliana / Brad Mehldau - Hungry Ghost
10. John Zorn - Soviet Mexico
11. Dungen - Marleras Finest
12. Otto a Totland - North Way
13. Chris Abrahams - Leiden
14. Alexandre Desplat - Mr. Moustafa

Stones Throw Records - “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton” Teaser

"Over the past two decades, the tiny alt hip-hop label Stones Throw Records has grown to establish itself as one of the most influential and talented record labels in the industry, boasting a roster that features Madlib, MF Doom, J Dilla, Dam-Funk, Aloe Blacc, and more.

Founded by Peanut Butter Wolf in 1996, the independent label has quietly provided opportunity for some of the most influential sounds in the music industry. The new documentary, Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, investigates this phenomenon through footage and interviews with the likes of Kanye West, Common, MF Doom, Madlib, and, of course, Peanut Butter Wolf—and through this exploration, it examines the past 18 years of music and culture surrounding Stones Throw.”