IDM Idioms & 9 More Things We Love on the Dance Music Internet

Idris Elba, Moogfest, Bookworms and more made our list of the week's best things.
Britt Julious
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'Trust' Us, Max Cooper's New Single Is an Autumnal Electronica Track for the Ages

Ever wanted a soundtrack to examining hyper-dimensionality, complex symmetries, the interaction of chromosomes, the potential of multi-cellularity, and the emergence of consciousness? You're in luck!
Josh Baines
off the record

Dance Music 101: An Online Reading Course

Brush up on your knowledge of the major electronic genres with the latest installment of Off the Record.
Michaelangelo Matos

Mike Paradinas on How Boardgames, Spliffs, and Vodka Influenced His Off-the-Wall LP with Aphex Twin

One half of Mike & Rich recounts the making of 'Expert Knob Twiddlers' ahead of its upcoming 20th anniversary reissue.
Gary Suarez

[Premiere] Watch Drummer Deantoni Parks Tear Through a Man/Machine Drum Set

The prodigiously talented experimental drummer premieres "Bombay" ahead of the release of his ‘Technoself’ album.
DJ Pangburn
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Kid606's Back with a Dubbed Out Take on Actress' Already Sparse "Bird Matrix"

The IDM prankster returns with a cautious, careful, colossally good remix of an Actress original.
coffee breaks

Zeds Dead and GRiZ On Mortal Kombat Dance Moves and Eiffel Tower Dildos

You know this episode of 'Coffee Breaks' is gonna get weird.
David Garber
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Kid606's New Video Will Put You in an Introspective Trance

The music video for "B Minor" pairs Kid606's drony, ambient music with geometrical animation by artist Jeanette Bonds.
Charlie Ambler
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VICE Exclusive: Listen to Candide's Soulful Dance Track, 'Detract'

Candide is a Berlin/Brooklyn duo who use the miraculous gift of the internet to send digital song snippits back and forth to each other and finish them collaboratively.
Charlie Ambler
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VICE Exclusive: Wywy Brix Will Make You Forget About All the Terrible IDM Out There

Listen to some springtime jams to shake off any remnants of your seasonal affective disorder.
Charlie Ambler
VICE Premiere

Listen to a Full-Album Stream of Daktyl's Upcoming Record, 'Cyclical'

Daktyl is one of Mad Decent's star artists, cooking up killer electronic music that shifts from reflective ambient to bed-breaking sexy R&B to tasteful club banger at the drop of a hat.
Charlie Ambler
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VICE Exclusive: Listen to Glades's Dark Trip-Hop Song 'Night Prelude'

This isn't the type of electronic music you can just leave in the background. It deserves to be sat with and picked apart. Try it.
Charlie Ambler