With the coming of 2016 brought fantastic news that the famed Berlin supergroup, Moderat, consisting of Modeselektor and Apparat, would release their third studio album, aptly titled “III.” Known for their haunting post rave electronic masterpieces, “Reminder” serves as, well, a reminder of what three talented musicians are capable of producing in the currently watered down musical landscape. Emotions flare as synths swell and sirens sound the alarm inside your mind that this is what music is supposed to feel like. April 1st is when you can expect “III” to hit the shelves, you best believe we will be waiting.
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Those who heard the sophomore album from supergroup Moderat (Modeskeletor + Apparat) aptly titled, “II,” knew where to be on the evening of August 29th. Club Nokia welcomed Moderat and devotees for a very tasteful affair that brought live instruments in order to recreate the atmospheric album. The intimate experience was nothing short of transcendent. Continue Reading
After the excitement of Friday, Saturday gets even better! Check our top picks for Saturday’s sets after the jump!
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More from Moderat, the collaborative brilliance of Modeselektor and Apparat, in this first single from their forthcoming sophomore LP. What sounds a bit of a poppier departure for them with the vocals in the beginning is backed by a very Moderaty beat, quickly giving way to the transcendant, poignant atmosphere that never ceases to amaze and induce a cool chill. Can’t wait for more.
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I’m probably going to get a lot of shit for this one. So just as a precautionary disclaimer, I’m not really trying to encompass the infinite realm of what defines “acid” in both musical and personal experience senses of the term. So before you get your panties in a bunch that Phuture isn’t on here or your favorite Plastikman track is missing or one of these doesn’t have an “acid bassline,” just know that I am pulling the typical Burning Man “I don’t know man, you just gotta experience it yourseeeeelf” move and letting you know this is my personal derivative of what, to me, starts to entertain the idea of the drug we like to call “acid.”