When Times Are Challenging, Listen to Music That Challenges You

Autechre’s new album is intimidatingly abstract and eight hours long, which is an ungodly amount of music to listen to in one sitting. You should try it.


The Guide to Getting into Autechre

The duo’s latest offering is an 8-hour collection of brain-liquifying beats, low hz static, and other shredded software sounds. Most of their catalog is pretty imposing, so here’s where to start.


Stream of the Crop: 14 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

In this week's roundup of essential new projects: Young Thug surprises us (again) alongside Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, and Lil Uzi Vert, Tinashe (finally) returns with her third LP, and War on Women pick apart America's bullshit.


Sónar Is Sending Electronic Music to Aliens 12 Light Years Away

The Spanish festival has partnered with METI (Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence) to send transmissions, for the first time in human history, to a "potentially habitable exoplanet."


Do These Studio Videos Prove That Justin Bieber Is the Next Aphex Twin?

Who knew that a Canadian pop star would revive IDM?


The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Alice Glass, Autechre, Trevor Jackson and more make our list of the week's best things.


The 25 Best Experimental Albums of 2016

From church organ drones to locked groove pranks.


The 33 Best Albums of 2016

From electro-protest anthems to rose-tinted remembrances of childhood.


The 25 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

The long-players that have been making our hearts beat faster, in no particular order.


Autechre Just Surprise Released a Five-Disc Album

'Elseq 1-5' dropped after a week of mysterious movements by the duo.


Autechre Dropped a New Song "feed1" on BBC Radio 6

Ten minutes of electronic madness.


Autechre Dropped a Nasty 12-Minute Feedback Beat on BBC Radio 6 Last Night

"Feed1" is the first new music from the duo since the release of their 2013 EP 'L-Event'.