GDD™ Morning Update: Kraftwerk, Aphex Twin, Pete Tong, Angelz


Kraftwerk take their 3D concert to North America this fall
Aphex Twin releases more tracks on SoundCloud
Pete Tong To Curate Special Live Orchestra Performance of Dance Classics for BBC Proms
ANGELZ Releases New G-House Edit Of Wu-Tang Clan

Kraftwerk take their 3D concert to North America this fall

Kraftwerk will embark on a North American tour this fall, starting with a gig in Edmonton, Alberta on September 16th.

The four-piece unveiled their immersive 3D concert at a handful of gigs in 2012 and 2013, including an eight-day residency at MoMA in NYC. This summer they’ll return for a more extensive journey across the continent, which will see them playing a number of cities for the first time ever, while skipping hotspots like New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The itinerary begins with two Canadian gigs—Edmonton and Calgary—then heads through Portland, Denver and Austin for a show on September 25th. Next up is Nashville and Miami, and then October kicks off with gigs in Philadelphia, Boston and Detroit. They’ll wrap their tour with stops in Minneapolis and Kansas City. You can watch footage from their MoMA 3D residency below.

Canada Sep 16  Kraftwerk, Nor.., Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Atlantic Provinces
Canada Sep 17  KRAFTWERK, Sou.., Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Atlantic Provinces
United States of America Sep 19  KRAFTWERK, Keller Auditorium, Oregon
United States of America Sep 23  KRAFTWERK, Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Colorado
United States of America Sep 25  KRAFTWERK, Bass Concert Hall, Austin
United States of America Sep 27  KRAFTWERK, Ryman Auditorium, Tennessee
United States of America Sep 29  KRAFTWERK, Olympia Theater at Gusman Center, Miami
United States of America Oct 02  KRAFTWERK, The Electric Factory, Pennsylvania
United States of America Oct 03  KRAFTWERK, Wang Theatre, Massachusetts
United States of America Oct 05  KRAFTWERK, Masonic Temple, Michigan

(via RA)


Aphex Twin releases more tracks on SoundCloud


The return of user48736353001.

While the breathless hysteria surrounding Aphex Twin might have died down, new music from the Richard D. James archives is always welcome.

The formerly-reclusive producer has uploaded over a dozen songs to his SoundCloud over the past few days, some of which date back to the late ’80s and early ’90s, according to that crowd-sourced annotation project. Here are a few highlights; head to SoundCloud for the rest.

(via FACT)


Pete Tong To Curate Special Live Orchestra Performance of Dance Classics for BBC Proms


The annual BBC Proms – an 8 week concert season of orchestral concerts at London’sRoyal Albert Hall- will host a very special performance in conjunction dance music icon and legendary BBC Radio 1 host Pete Tong. The event will consist of a live orchestra performing a history of Ibiza dance tracks, personally curated by Pete and arranged by Jules Buckley from the Heritage orchestra. Vocals from Jess Glynne and John Newmanadd to the unique spectacle.

“In this Prom, we are re-imagining some of the most enduring dance music tracks in the history of dance music and I’m very excited to help curate and guide that -as well as presenting. During the night, we’ll be re-working classics including Rhythm is Rhythm’s ‘Strings Of Life’ and Stardust’s ‘Music Sounds Better With You.’” – Pete Tong

This special event serves as a celebration of 20 years of radio and live broadcasting from the world’s dance music capital, Ibiza. The Late Night Prom will be broadcast live on Radio 3, and there will be television broadcasts on BBC One, Two, Four and CBBC.

Pete Tong’s Upcoming North American Tour Dates

05/08 – Sound Nightclub – Los Angeles
05/09 – Public Works – San Francisco
05/15 – LiFE, SLS Las Vegas – Las Vegas
05/16 – Monarch Theatre – Phoenix
06/04 – Tier – Orlando
06/25 – Electric Forest – Rothbury


ANGELZ Releases New G-House Edit Of Wu-Tang Clan

ANGELZ is a 23 year old mystery producer who’s been in the game for a while now. Initially signing with Def Jam Records at the age of 15 to be a ghost producer for the likes of 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Pharrell and others, he has quite the resume. A brief quote from the producer states “You don’t know yet, but you’ve already overplayed some of my music, but here’s some new stuff for you…” – regardless of his identity, this dude is talented.

ANGELZ’ latest drop is a Deep House / G-House hybrid remix of Wu Tang Clan’s timeless hit, “C.R.E.A.M.” The bass infused edit is a smooth take on the NY hip-hop group’s classic money-themed anthem. Out now for Free Download, be sure to stream it above.