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Field Day Festival to leave London’s Victoria Park in 2018

Field Day festival is to leave its home in Victoria Park, in east London, after 11 years. The first Field Day festival saw performances from Erol Alkan and Electrelane, while last year’s featured Aphex Twin as its headliner. Its new location has not yet been revealed, though it will be taking …

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Planet Mu to release new material for Christmas

Mike Paradinas’ label is planning to launch limited edition tapes by Claude Speed and Ekoplekz. Available from 15 December, they will accompany each artist’s new album — ‘Ultra Infinity’ and ‘Bioprodukt’ respectively. Glasgow-by-way-of-Berlin artist Claude Speeed has titled his limited edition cassette ‘Other Infinities’, and Bristol’s Ekoplekz has titled his …

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Underworld to give keynote speech at the Amsterdam Dance Event

Underworld are to give a keynote speech on 18 October at the Amsterdam Dance Event. The duo are set to talk about the importance and power of partnership when working on their various ambitious and intimate projects. Smith and Hyde will discuss key points in their career in a conversation …

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Mt Wolf to headline Boiler House at We Are Robots

Mt Wolf will headline the Boiler House on the Saturday night as part of the We Are Robots festival. The group, who released their debut album ‘Aetherlight’ earlier in the year, will join up-and-coming electronic talents Ardyn and Warm Digits as well as Mute records founder Daniel Miller. The Boiler …

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Holger Czukay, Co-Founder of Can, Dead At 79

Holger Czukay, bass player of Can and pioneer of tape music techniques, has died. He was 79. Czukay left Can in 1977 and went on to work with the likes of Jah Wobble, David Sylvian, the Japanese singer Phew with Conny Plank and any others. His most recent releases were …

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We Are Robots Festival adds Daniel Miller, Moog and more

We Are Robots has added Mute records founder Daniel Miller to its lineup. The festival, which spans over four days and brings together label collaborations, live performances, interactive workshops and sound installations, aims to “deliver an insight into the next decade of musical discovery and exploration”. From the 2nd-5th November …

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Kraftwerk In Italy, 1981

Do you want to see Kraftwerk performing their ‘Pocket Calculator’ on Italian television, in Italian, from 1981? You can also hear each of them say THEIR OWN NAME. Watch out for Ralf and Karl sharing a joke at the end as the playback fades out. We don’t need to draw …

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Watch The New Numan video: ‘My Name Is Ruin’

The first song to be released from Gary Numan’s new album “Savage’ now has a suitably bleak video. Starring Numan and his daughter Persia, who also sings on the track, the video was shot in a blistering heatwave in a Californian desert. “More desert video shooting today & tomorrow,” Numan …