GROOVE magazine just released the latest edition 189 of its podcast series by Nur Jaber. We can’t imagine a better warm up for tonight. Nour will be playing Blitz alongside Monnom Black boss Dax J and our resident La Staab.
Skee Mask’s LP Compro is picked for Resident Advisor’s best electronic albums of 2018. Well deserved, Bryan! The masterpiece of our resident was released on Ilian Tape on May 15h. “On his first album as Skee Mask, Shred, Bryan Müller mastered rhythm.
You always wanted to know what’s in Tama Sumo’s bag? Check out her and Lakuti’s shopping tour picks from Amoeba Music in Los Angeles. Kerstin will be playing Blitz alongside brother in crime Prosumer and our resident Sedef Adasi on December 21st.
The gifting season already started! RFR-Records are giving away two massive vinyl packages with all previous releases and 2 x 2 free admission to their upcoming Telekom Electronic Beats club night with DJ Hell, DJ RFR B2B Thomas Werner, Italo Brutalo and Roland Appel on December 15th.
Check out the snippets of Andrea’s impressive five tracker Forse. The self-proclaimed compilation of ‘Sprightly Galvanizing Bud Spencer Hits’ will be released on Ilian Tape today. Andrea will be playing LIVE at Blitz this Saturday. Better don’t miss!
Check out The Great Pretender at Arte’s media library! It’s an amazing collection of interviews, concert recordings and unique, private video footage of one of the most charismatic and dazzling passed away superstars, Freddie Mercury. Big tip! Video link: http://bit.ly/2OYRIWx
Leo Küchler has been popping up all over the place in recent months. Be it his curation of the worldwide acclaimed line ups of Lighthouse Festival Croatia & South Africa, a 3 week Central America Tour with Muallem & nd_baumecker, the completion of his first vinyl release on RFR-Records or, last but not least, his transitions into his new Alter Ego vince.
Our resident and all-time favourite Roland Appel recently uploaded his BLITZ live recording from October this year to Soundcloud. Two hours and nineteen minutes full of pure energy. Hit play to discover!
Lyon’s festival Nuits Sonores has announced its daytime curators for 2019. Bonobo, Maceo Plex and two of our guests for the weekend, Lena Willikens and Peggy Gou are in charge two book three stages. Nuits Sonores 2019 takes places from May 28th to June 2nd at multiple venues across Lyon.
BLITZ debutant Dax J just released Opressor and Midnight Vigil on the East London based Techno label Monnom Black. The two energetic productions are part of the imprint’s The World Of Monnom Black compilation and are available since November 16th.
Since March 2018 a new imprint was added to Munich’s diverse label pool: RFR-Records. The label started with releasing a run of 12inches labelled Bavarian Stallion, a series featuring the music of some of Munich’s finest talent, such as Kareem El Morr, David Goldberg or Kessel Vale.
These recent news struck in like a hammer. After nearly three decades and 175 issues, one of Germany’s most influential electronic music culture publications, GROOVE magazine, draws back from the print market. Right before GROOVE transforms into a strict online magazine, its last printed cover features Peggy Gou.