Resident Advisor’s Top DJs Of 2014 List Is Released

shockwebpic_RAtopdjs2014Resident Advisor recently opened up the polls for 3 days and surveyed the landscape for the current top DJ’s on the scene for 2014. Being that RA is a Berlin based music magazine and platform, the list is not surprisingly heavily infused with the techno masters and a bit on the Eurocentric side of things but without a doubt, acknowledges some great DJ’s.

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► New Short Film For Emika + Marcel Dettmannn Collaboration: Seduction

shockleewebpic_seductionfilmfeatemikaWatch this newly premiered short film of DJ Marcel Dettmann’s Seduction track featuring Emika’s signature vocal production. This is Dettmann’s first ever-vocal track so it’s no surprise it’s worthy of such a stylish film noir treatment. The short was shot around Berlin and directed by Parker Ellerman.

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A Micro History Of Techno

shockleewebpic_minihistoryoftechnoIn this week’s issue of The New Yorker Magazine, writer Nick Paumgarten writes a story about the Berlin techno scene. In addition to the article, Paumgarten also recorded a aural micro 5 minute history of the music which obviously leaves out lots of key names but works as an intro crash course about styles and musicality.

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Emika Talks With Marcel Dettmann On Music, Life & Their New Collaboration

shockleewebpic_emikainterviewmarceldetOur very own Emika interviews Berlin techno DJ/Producer Marcel Dettmann in an introspective artist on artist conversation on music, production, DJ’ing and their collaboration for Marcel’s latest album Dettmann II out on Ostgut Ton which you can preview here.

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Seduction: A New Track From Marcel Dettmann Featuring Emika

shockleewebpic_marcelemikaseductionhairBoiler Room Debuts premieres ‘Seduction’ your first listen of the boiling hot new track from Marcel Dettmann featuring a rare collaboration from Emika, which will be on his forthcoming album Dettmann II due out on Ostgut Ton September 16th.

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► Ben Klock Live DJ Set From Berlin

A banging set for the weekend, here is Ben Klock live at the Boiler Room in Berlin. 90 minutes of foot stompin’ beats.

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Go Inside Berlin’s Electronic Music Scene

In this third episode of Resident Advisor’s Real Scenes series they sit down with some of the leaders of Berlin’s club and techno world to discuss how the music scene has developed and transformed in the years following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

If you’ve spent some time in Berlin, you know the city has one of the best nightlife scenes going and they are a great example of how a vibrant club scene can enrich the local music music industry and culture of a city in general. It would be great to see more cities around the world have this willingness to experiment and develop great experiences for club-goers and the music communities at large.

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