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Hudson Mohawke just blasted back onto the scene with a new album of unreleased music. The elusive producer reunited with Lunice last year for a new TNGHT album, but this is his first solo album since Lantern in 2015. HudMo has actually been fairly active in 2020, releasing three singles so far: “BENT,” “Love Minus Zero,” and “Black […]

Citing the impact of COVID-19, the operators of fabled Liverpool venue Zanzibar have announced its impending permanent closure. “Covid-19 has been a massive kick in the teeth for everyone,” said Scott Burgess, director of Zanzibar, in a statement shared on Facebook. “There has been a tragic amount of lost lives. Peoples hopes, dreams and livelihoods completely destroyed.” Zanzibar has […]

Musicians Come Together for Moog Music’s “Synthesize Live” We’re excited to present “Synthesize Live,” a new series taking place on our Instagram page where artists will livestream performances, instrument demos, and other original synth-related videos for electronic music fans everywhere. Meet some of your favorite musicians, discover new artists, connect with the global synth community, […]

Help the electronic music community (and others) during the current coronavirus pandemic, AKA COVID-19.  Various online resources and community events have sprung up in the wake of cancellations currently decimating the live music sector. We’ve gathered them in the links below.  • Donate• Sign petitions, offer and receive help• Buy music, merch, zines and more• Attend virtual events We will […]

Pioneer DJ just launched the latest version of its Rekordbox music management and DJ performance software. And while there are interface tweaks, a new tiered subscription that includes both free and paid options, and Ableton Link compatibility with other Link-enabled apps, easily the biggest new feature here is the Cloud Library Sync. Cloud Library Sync […]

Limitless Possibilities, Right at Your Fingertips Stream over nine million tracks directly into your performance software. Mix your own collection with Beatport’s huge catalog, access curated selections from artists and labels, and create your own instantly ready playlists. It’s the most powerful record collection on the planet, available anywhere — even offline. SUBSCRIBE NOW Introducing […]

On the weekend of April 24-26, we’re bringing a little of the Loop spirit to you wherever you are. Each day of the former Loop event we’ll host a music-making challenge, share curated pieces of inspiration and resources, plus live-stream talks and demos from some of our favorite creators. Here’s how it works: Every morning, […]

We’re offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to budding DJs in our community, with a competition to win a slot at an upcoming Defected Virtual Festival. The Virtual Festivals, streamed across YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch TV, have clocked up over 8.5 million views over four events to date, uniting people from 142 countries on our virtual […]