Emptyset and Mouse on Mars's Jan St. Werner on the evolution of sound

Earlier this year, Emptyset released Borders, their Thrill Jockey debut. The experimental duo sat down with Thrill Jockey veteran Jan St. Werner Mouse on Mars to talk about music production, the evolution sound and much more. On first listen, it would seem that British/American industrial sound architects Emptyset and German electronic trickster Jan St. Werner […]

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Elysia Crampton has released her fourth album, Spots y Escupitajo

Eight sketches under 20 seconds in length and six full tracks. Experimental Virginia producer Elysia Crampton has released her fourth album, Spots y Escupitajo, on The Vinyl Factory label. It is her first release since 2016’s Elysia Crampton Presents: Demon City, an album collaborations with producers from Rabit to Chino Amobi. Spots y Escupitajo comprises […]

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Nozoïd's MMO-3 could be the ultimate drone synth

Perfect for “fat drones, glitchy patterns or percussive noise”. Boutique company Nozoïd has launched the MMO-3, a new instrument that could be the ultimate synth for drone fans. MMO-3 is a digital, semi-modular monophonic synth dedicated to generating atonal sounds, specifically “fat drones, glitchy electronic patterns or percussive noise”. While it’s monophonic, it has a stereo output, which […]

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Singles Club: Vince Staples makes a splash with 'Big Fish'

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, a selection our writers work their way through the new music the week gone by. This week, One Direction’s Liam Payne goes hip-hop with ‘Strip That Down’, which features Migos main man Quavo, a writing credit from Ed Sheeran and a beat suspiciously similar to YG’s ‘Why You Always […]

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Electronic pioneer Morton Subotnick subject of new documentary Subotnick

A reissue his classic Silver Apples Of The Moon is in the works. Legendary electronic composer Morton Subotnick will be the subject a new biographical documentary in celebration the 50th anniversary his landmark debut Silver Apples Of The Moon. Titled Subotnick, the film follows the 84-year-old composer for multiple performances, ten capturing his surprise at […]

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