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Four Tet and Floating Points top lineup for Thailand’s 6th annual Wonderfruit Festival

Tucked away in the grooves of Thailand’s verdant landscape is Wonderfruit Festival—a fleeting four-day festival that celebrate...[more]

Floating Points unveils first album in four years, delivers lead single, ‘Last Bloom’

Sam Shepard, better known as Floating Points, officially has announced his sophomore album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s...[more]
Floating Points announces new album ‘Crush’, shares hypnotic music video

Floating Points announces new album ‘Crush’, shares hypnotic music video

English musician and neuroscientist Floating Points has announced his sophomore album ‘Crush’ due out October 18th on veteran e...[more]

Dancing Astronaut’s 5 Under 5K: Vol. 22

5 Under 5k is a feature on Dancing Astronaut dedicated to spotlighting talented upcoming and undiscovered artists who we believe ...[more]

Floating Points makes a one-track return to sonic grace with ‘LesAlpx’

It’s been two years since Sam Shepherd’s last original release, but the UK-born musician, better known as Floating Points, is ...[more]

Jamie xx, Four Tet, Floating Points, and Daphni NTS mix is a music collector’s dream

Four of the most prolific audiophiles in electronica have come together to release a two-hour mix proving not only that music abide...[more]
Four Tet joins Floating Points on another killer 2-hour mix

Four Tet joins Floating Points on another killer 2-hour mix

Four Tet and Floating Points have butted musical heads once again for the crew at NTS Radio, dishing us up a juicy 2-hour mix. Reco...[more]
Podcast 523: Scanner

Podcast 523: Scanner

It's a challenging task trying to condense a career like that of Robin Rimbaud's into a digestible introduction. For close to 30 ye...[more]
DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017

DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017

 1DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017Dance music’s second wind persists at a seemingly endless rate. In ...[more]
Good Morning Mix: Floating Points b2b Motor City Drum Ensemble live at Dimensions 2014

Good Morning Mix: Floating Points b2b Motor City Drum Ensemble live at Dimensions 2014

Few sets compare to the near six-hour showdown that took place on the final night of Croatia’s Dimensions festival in 2014.A h...[more]
XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks

With our Best Releases of the year now out of the way, we move onto our best tracks. Discussion and debate on this list started sev...[more]

Dekmantel 2017: 5 Artists To Watch

One of the beauty’s of Amsterdam’s annual Dekmantel festival is the diversity in its annual lineups. Not only does it feature o...[more]

Night and Day Festival Cancelled

The xx’s, Night and Day Festival has officially been cancelled for reasons truly out of anybodies control. The festival was set...[more]
Photo Gallery and Review: Nuits Sonores 2017

Photo Gallery and Review: Nuits Sonores 2017

With a record beating attendance of 140,000 visitors in 2014, Lyon's Nuits Sonores Festival has proven itself as one of the most es...[more]
Watch the second video from Floating Points’ Reflections – Mojave Desert project

Watch the second video from Floating Points’ Reflections – Mojave Desert project

Dramatic music played under dramatic rock formations. Floating Points has released ‘Kelso Dunes’, the second single to be take...[more]
Download a Jazz-Infused Mix from Harvey Sutherland

Download a Jazz-Infused Mix from Harvey Sutherland

Harvey Sutherland is a Melbourne-based analog synthesist and disco minimalist. The producer and keyboard player has worked steadil...[more]
Dublab Celebrates its 18-Year Anniversary and Announces Move to FM Radio

Dublab Celebrates its 18-Year Anniversary and Announces Move to FM Radio

LA's internet radio station Dublab will make its move to FM later this year. 2017 also marks the 18-year anniversary of the popular...[more]
Il nuovo cortometraggio di Floating Points

Il nuovo cortometraggio di Floating Points

  Esce a fine giugno ‘Reflections – Mojave Desert’, il nuovo cortometraggio e colonna sonora di Floating Points, progetto so...[more]
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[Recap] Coachella 2k17: Choose Your Own Auditory Adventure

Over the last two decades, Coachella has transformed from a simple music festival to a cultural time capsule.  Between the LA Week...[more]
Coachella 2017: Winners and Losers

Coachella 2017: Winners and Losers

With each year that passes, the behemoth that is Coachella continues to grow exponentially—this year, according to the LA Times, ...[more]
Floating Points – “Silurian Blue” Video

Floating Points – “Silurian Blue” Video

Sam Shepherd -- the producer, composer, and DJ behind the moniker Floating Points -- spent some time with his band in the Mojave De...[more]
Floating Points, Gerd Janson, and Fatima Yamaha to Play Japan's Rainbow Disco Club

Floating Points, Gerd Janson, and Fatima Yamaha to Play Japan's Rainbow Disco Club

Japan's Rainbow Disco Club will once again return to Higashi Izu Cross Country Course from May 3-5. Over the years, Rainbow Disco C...[more]
Jamie xx shares six-hour mix ahead of Palm Springs party

Jamie xx shares six-hour mix ahead of Palm Springs party

In March, UK-based trio The xx took over the famed Brixton Academy in London for a record-breaking seven night residency. The eve...[more]
Floating Points Soundtracks Short Film

Floating Points Soundtracks Short Film

Sam Shepherd (a.k.a Floating Points) has soundtracked a 27-minute film, titled Reflections—Mojave Desert. According to reports, t...[more]
Farr Festival Announces Day-By-Day Stage Breakdown

Farr Festival Announces Day-By-Day Stage Breakdown

Following the conclusive lineup announcement, Farr Festival has revealed its day-by-day stage breakdown. New for this year at Far...[more]
Floating Points Announces Reflections – Mojave Desert Film Featuring New Music

Floating Points Announces Reflections – Mojave Desert Film Featuring New Music

British electronic musician and neuroscientist Floating Points, aka Sam Shepherd, has announced a new short film and soundtrack f...[more]
Floating Points announces new Mojave Desert-inspired film and soundtrack

Floating Points announces new Mojave Desert-inspired film and soundtrack

Unique field recordings that capture the vastness of the Mojave. Floating Points has announced a new short film and soundtrack, fea...[more]
Get Your Weekend Grooving With Four Tet B2b Floating Points On NTS Radio

Get Your Weekend Grooving With Four Tet B2b Floating Points On NTS Radio

Photo via the NTS websiteYesterday afternoon, Four Tet joined Floating Points on his monthly NTS Radio show, where the frequent DJ ...[more]
Hot Chip, Caribou, Junior Boys Members to Release Collaborative Experimental Electronic Soundtrack

Hot Chip, Caribou, Junior Boys Members to Release Collaborative Experimental Electronic Soundtrack

Members of Floating Points, Caribou, Junior Boys, Hot Chip, and Simian Mobile Disco recently collaborated on a re-scoring of the e...[more]
Members Of Caribou, Hot Chip, Junior Boys Team Up To Score 1973 Film

Members Of Caribou, Hot Chip, Junior Boys Team Up To Score 1973 Film

The 1973 movie Tactus Tempus had an experimental-at-the-time all-synth score from composer Frank McCarty. And now, members of some ...[more]
 
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