Top Ten Records from the First Half(ish) of 2016
Shoegaze, techno, EBM, electro, synthwave, ambient and darkwave are all represented as Bail shares some of his favourite tracks from the year thus far…
T.F.Wizard’s 2015 Dancefloor Smashers
Photo: T.F.Wizard at Beats of Rage 8th Birthday in 2015 Credit: Andrew Croasdale “Beats of Rage how you feeeliiiiinnnn??” – I continued the habit of slurring that over the mic at every Beats of Rage this year. Soz. Anyway how ARE you feeling? You’ll be feeling better after these lot. This is my 2015 chart, […]
Snooker champ Steve Davis loves techno
Techno heads rejoice. Ex snooker world number one Steve Davis has joined our ranks, and he bloody loves the stuff.
Review: Boysnoize Records’ 10th Birthday
For Throwback Thursday we’ve revisited Laura Zuanella’s review of Boys Noize Records’ tenth anniversary party at Heaven, London.
The Ten Best Tracks of 2015… So Far
Bail runs through his ten favourite tracks of 2015… so far.
Artist Review: Heretic
Our resident DJ Hindle shares his love for the sounds of Heretic.
Marco Bernardi drops two part EP on Barba Records
We review Marco Bernardi’s weird and wonderful two part EP ‘Laffer’ on Croatian imprint Barba.
DJ Spider releases ‘Upon The Gates of the Great Depth’
Mike Warburton gets his ears around DJ Spider’s fantastic new LP ‘Upon The Gates Of The Great Depth’.
11 Alternative Political Campaign Slogans As Tunes
Beats of Rage does politics? Nargggh?!! David Cameron launched the ‘Good Life’ manifesto this week, so here are some other great tunes for good/bad campaign ideas for all them political people.
Chris Mitchell ‘Feng Shui Flow’
Better late than never, Bail reviews Chris Mitchell’s sublime Feng Shui Flow EP.
Museum release ‘Contraptions Part 1’
Dutch techno heads Jeroen Liebregts (AKA Radial) and Anton Pieete link up for their first EP in seven years under the Museum alias, and it’s a beaut.
Bail’s Best Of 2014
Resident disc jockey Bail gets our ‘Best of 2014’ charts underway with his top tracks, EPs, albums and record labels of 2014.
Richie Hawtin flattens annoying fan with monitor speaker
Minimal-techno pioneer Richie Hawtin “accidentally” pushed a monitor speaker on a fan filming him on her iPhone at Time Warp in NYC. Watch the video and read Hawtin’s apology here.
Beats of Rage Baby
Today we’re throwing out our congratulations to Mike Warburton (aka Beats of Rage resident BAIL) and his partner Jo. They’ve only gone and had a baby!
Techno hero Surgeon on tour with…Lady Gaga?
Techno overlord Surgeon has supported Lady Gaga on tour. This is not a hallucination or some weird vision of the future. BORdotnet’s MVRCK assesses the damage.
Bail mixes Urban Kultur Podcast #24
Bail records a brooding acid house and techno mix for Edinburgh based arts blog Urban Kultur. Give it a listen, here.
Clark ‘Suns Of Temper’
With Clark’s eponymous new LP landing last week, we thought we’d look back at our favourite ever record from the producer.
Riton Interview Part 2: Battle Weapons & beyond…
In the second half of this exclusive interview, Mike off of Skiddle, who also happens to be our resident Bail, grills Henry ‘Riton’ Smithson about 909s, Carte Blanche and raving all over the world…
Skiddle Interview with Riton
Skiddle have published the first half of an exclusive interview with Riton ahead of his appearance at our 7th Birthday do on the 4th Oct. In it, Riton talks about his new release on Nest, his French buddies and how to correctly pronounce “Riton”.