The past two and a half years have provided significant disruptions for Virginia DJ/producer Martyn — but you wouldn’t know…
Tag: Electronic Music
Have you ever had the sinking suspicion that perhaps we’re living in a computer simulation? That’s exactly the kind of unnerving existential reckoning Bethesda’s BADTHRVW (pronounced “bad throw”) is trying to induce.
After many years in the D.C. rock scene, musicians Dennis Kane and Amy Domingues yearned for a new challenge. They…
A new crop of parties across the U.S.A. is reconnecting dance music with a particular chapter in its own vivid history.
A young Toronto-based producer plunders the riches of the animated science fiction classic Akira to create a sweeping sonic experience.
When Bandwidth inquired about Brutalism’s new single, “Amulets,” the group responded as a single entity. “The best way to understand…
Watch the U.S. live radio debut of the poppy electronic duo on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
The Twin Cities band’s roiling, hands-on electronic music hews between dance fare that could catalyze a club and slower new-wave sounds.
Jason Barnes likes to play with the boundaries between “male” and “female.” He wears mostly women’s clothing. He relishes androgyny….
These nine pieces expand to nearly 100 minutes of “cosmic disco” music, soundtracking a voyage into the deepest spaces of the mind.
The long-running duo returns with another set of inventive, era-spanning, synth-driven techno-pop that sets Jeremy Greenspan’s alternately husky and delicate voice against synthetic backgrounds.
“I definitely don’t have a preferred style of music,” says Virginia musician Lary Hoffman. But he does have a preferred theme:…
Catching up on the newest works from D.C.’s diverse electronic-music landscape. Dawit Eklund, Ouroborous Recommended tracks: “Litchi Juice,” “Lies Are…
There’s something about Richmond, Virginia, duo Lobo Marino that inspires electronic musicians. “Whenever we have played with DJs or electronic…
A slice of ambient, psychedelic-jazz dance music from one of the London club scene’s top producers. There are only hints of vocals, and the ones that do appear aren’t used in the service of language.
In this recording from 2013, two of techno’s most distinctive musicians use the live stage as a way to surprise and innovate while stretching their improvisational muscles.
The disco-inspired band’s new album is slick and stylish and light, and clearly in thrall to the sound it revisits. But there’s weight behind it, too.
Clocking in at 80 minutes, CDIII finds Skatebård having copious fun with dance-music tropes across its 11 tracks, as the producer mixes heavy beat programming with lighter touches.
It’s a testament to Small Black’s knack for pop architecture that the synth-pop band can comment on human folly and loss while still sounding breezy.
After 17 years in Death Cab For Cutie, Walla has a solo album full of ambient, hand-crafted, subtly enveloping instrumental music.