Event: The Radiophonic Workshop, Matthew Holness And Electronic Sound

To celebrate the release of their first feature film soundtrack, the legendary British electronic music pioneers The Radiophonic Workshop will be in conversation with Matthew Holness, writer and director of chilling new UK horror ‘Possum’, with our very own Mark Roland chairing. The event takes place at Rough Trade East …

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ADVERTISE IN ELECTRONIC SOUND FOR JUST £100!   We’ve launched just a new advert size in the magazine, which is specifically aimed at independent artists and record labels. The adverts are an eighth of a page and appear in the magazine in blocks of either four or eight. The cost …

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Haiku Salut to perform alongside self-playing Robot Orchestra

The much talked about Derbyshire three-piece Haiku Salut will perform alongside The Robot Orchestra, a self-playing artificial ensemble, at The Hexagon Experiment on Friday 10 August at the Centre For Life science park in Newcastle. The six-part series features live music, conversations and original commissions “from pioneering women at the …

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OMD launch PledgeMusic campaign for 40th anniversary book

OMD have launched a PledgeMusic campaign for a new hardback book to celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary. ‘Pretending To See The Future’ is an oral history of OMD, mixing together memories from Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys with those of their various collaborators and associates over the years, as well …

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Jlin provides live electronics for latest Wayne McGregor piece

Experimental American musician Jlin will be providing a live electronic score to Wayne McGregor’s ‘Autobiography’ at Sadler’s Wells in London for three nights at the end of July. Based on the sequencing of his own genome, McGregor describes the 80-minute ‘Autobiography’ as a “dance portrait” that is constantly reimagined, the …

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Underworld and Iggy Pop release ’Teatime Dub Encounters’ EP

Underworld are preparing to release a four-track EP recorded with Iggy Pop. The EP is called ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ and will be issued via Caroline International on 27 July.    
The collaboration began when Underworld’s Rick Smith was overseeing the soundtrack for Danny Boyle’s ‘T2 Trainspotting’ and arranged to meet Iggy …

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Supersonic Festival takes place from 22-24 June

Experimental music and arts event Supersonic Festival takes place this weekend, from 22-24 June in Birmingham. The festival plays host to an array of unique and exclusive performances that should be of interest to all Electronic Sound readers. The line-up includes Gazelle Twin, who will be premiering her new album …

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Electronauts Festival takes place from 15 to 17 June in Hamburg

The Electronauts Festival is taking place from 15 to 17 June at the Elbphilharmonie concert halls in Hamburg, Germany. Celebrating the pioneers of electronic music, the three-day festival is dedicated to kosmische legend Manuel Göttsching and other “electronauts”, focusing on music produced with synthesisers from the pre-digital era and using …

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Johnny Jewel releases surprise LP ‘Themes For Television’

Chromatics member Johnny Jewel has released a surprise album, ‘Themes For Television’, which is available to stream in full. The album coincides with the one year anniversary of ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’, David Lynch’s supernatural crime drama that returned to our screens after a 26-year hiatus. The two-part premiere closed …

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Listen to the new Gazelle Twin single ‘Hobby Horse’

Gazelle Twin has announced her new single ‘Hobby Horse’, which you can listen to now on her YouTube channel. Taken from her upcoming album ‘Pastoral’, ‘Hobby Horse’ sees Gazelle Twin aka Elizabeth Bernholz donning a new look, clad in red and white as a “post-pagan hooligan”. ‘Hobby Horse’ will be …

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LISTEN: SNAPPED ANKLES

Here’s a great new recording from Electronic Sound favourites Snapped Ankles. Chekc out ‘NSA Man’, paranoid stylings from the forest creatures as they hide from agents of some new terrifying secret government department who seem to want them dead… From the forest floor: “Having unearthed The Fugs CIA man some …