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LIFEM goes Finnish for 2013 festival

Four day festival LIFEM (London International Festival of Exploratory Music) this year focuses on Finnish music. The Finnish Line runs for four...

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Sähkö label head awarded $10,000

Sähkö founder Tommi Grönlund has been awarded the Leonardo Da Vinci World Award Of Arts by the World Cultural Council, along with Petteri Nisunen....

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Global Communication + The Black Dog + Bedouin Ascent + Sähkö: New Complexity Techno

October 2011

The combination of digital technology and the easy accessibility of samplers and computers have irrevocably changed the way sound is produced and perceived. As electronic music moves further away from the conventions of the club culture that spawned it to become a profound means of expression in its own right, a new breed of musician is emerging to forge new directions in Ambient and Techno with the parallel sciences of multimedia and electronic networking. Here we profile four such acts: Global Communication, The Black Dog, Bedouin Ascent and the Sähkö collective. This article originally appeared in The Wire 131 (January 1995).