Tag: DJ Shadow

Croatia’s Month Long Obonjan Island Festival Without Running Water Or Electricity

Remember when UK Promoter Sound Channel purchased an ENTIRE Croatian island with the intention of throwing a month-long festival event on its premises? Yeah, well, that island (named Obonjan and located near Sibenik on the Dalmatian coast) was scheduled to launch its event this week, but has been forced to push its opening back to August 3rd due to a lack of electricity and running water. The kick off event, which was to go down 29 July and feature DJ Shadow and Machinedrum, is now in need of a replacement event with the Sound Channel team assuring they are doing ... Read more

Party Report: Pitch Festival

Over the weekend past, Amsterdam’s Westerpark played host once again to the diversely curated Pitch Festival. Held over two days, July 2-3, Pitch Festival is one which, for us at least, breaks the pattern of dance music exclusive events so frequently attended. Of course, there were dance acts present of all descriptions – Job Jobse vs DJ Tennis, Tom Trago, Cubicolor, Elias Mazian, Beesmunt Soundystem, Tsepo and others, but it was the event’s additional names from the world of hip hop, grime, and trap that really brought this one to another place amongst the foundational Amsterdam festival massive. Now, admittedly, ... Read more

Aphex Twin & DJ Shadow Drop New Surprise Tracks

It sure is that time of year, when artists are feeling generous and releasing a slew of new music, albeit sometimes under surprising circumstances. With that, today has seen soundcloud releases of new tracks from Aphex Twin, as well as DJ Shadow. Now, neither of these tracks are particulalry deep in their sounds, but both feature each artists signature sounds. Aphex Twin, who’s track was accompanied by the declaration of inebriation ‘T17 Phase Out’, “i prolly i shntnde downoied thi coz im drunki m ena uploaded..,” is a manic piece of glitch techno, while DJ Shadow’s ‘Swerve’ draws its influence ... Read more