Posts tagged with ‘Electronic Music’

  • Exotic Beats & Balmy Bass: Latin America in a Playlist

    By mael on 05/02/2017
    Electronic music had a great influence on Latin American artists. A lot of musical movements, such as Neo-Cumbia or Baile Funk, quickly adopted electronic music instruments and were influenced by musical genres from North America and Europe. The Caribbean islands, and especially Jamaica (with Dub and Dancehall), Porto Rico and Cuba (with Reggaeton) also had a profound impact on both central and […]
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  • Fresh Beats & Warm Bass: California in a playlist

    By mael on 11/04/2015
    This playlist is the first one of a series focusing on various music scene from around the world. California is the home for producers with a wide and colorful variety of influences. From Jazzy Indian Hip Hop to Psychedelic Electronic Armenian Pop and cutting edge San Franciscan electronic music, this playlist will delight people with eclectic musical tastes. Please fell free to […]
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  • Avant-Garde French Electronic Music

    By mael on 07/12/2013
    Cosmic Machine: A Voyage Across French Cosmic & Electronic Avantgarde (1970-1980) is a compilation from the record label Because Music. It features vintage electronic productions from the 70s up to the 80s. Olivier Carrié is the curator who did this selection of  synth-disco and ambient tunes which are now sampled by masters of crate digging such as Madlib. > Listen […]
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  • Piu Piu, A Short Documentary About The Montreal Beat Scene

    By mael on 22/05/2013
    This short documentary is actually just an introduction to a bigger project. Click here for more info.
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  • Ninja Tune & Big Dada: A Story of the Labels (Part.1)

    By mael on 12/03/2013
    After more than 20 years of activities, Ninja Tune is definitely an unmissable landmark in the electronic music landscape and beyond. From the start they’ve spread their tentacles to Hip Hop and Jazz fans. Let’s try to see how this happened and which artists and tracks made this record label such an important one in the indie Electronic music and […]
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  • “New American Noise” A Series of Short Documentaries

    By mael on 14/02/2013
    Nokia in partnership with the Sundance Festival commissioned a series of short documentaries about the new music scenes in the US. Each episode focuses on a city (New York, New Orleans, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Detroit, Portland) and a different musical genre such as Underground Rap, Bounce music, Electronic music, Indie Rock…  New York:  Portland:  New Orleans:  Detroit:  Atlanta:  Los Angeles:
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  • !K7 celebrates its 27th birthday

    By mael on 21/11/2012
      The german electronic music record label !K7 is celebrating his birthday with a competition in association with XLR8R. Click here to enter into it and you may will receive their 27th Anniversary Box Set which contains all the 27!K7 tracks on 10″ vinyl, 2 slip mats, a limited print poster and a USB loaded with all 41 DJ-Kicks releases. The website […]
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  • Animation: How Music Travels – The Evolution of Western Dance Music

    By mael on 08/11/2012
    This graphic animation from Thomson shows how the music travel and how the music different music genres influenced western dance music. Click on this image to start the animation:
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