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Europe

When Festivals Respond to Their Environment, Magic Happens

We spent an enlightening weekend at Milan's Terraforma, the most exciting small festival in Europe.
Angus Harrison
7.5.17
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Kraftwerk to Play Eight of Their Albums at Italy’s Club to Club Festival

The electronic music pioneers will take on eight shows in four days, with each performance dedicated to one album.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.19.17
Features

DJ Robert Miles' “Children” Was Famous for Preventing Car Crashes

The iconic trance anthem has a fascinating backstory.
Michelle Lhooq
5.10.17
Features

The 71-Year-Old Composer Behind the 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Theme Song is Here for Your Memes

We talked to Luciano Michelini about how "Frolic" ended up on Larry David's beloved show, Björk, and more.
Max Mertens
3.8.17
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Get to Know the DJs Leading Italy's Underground Electronic Scene

NOISEY Italy went to Torino's beloved C2C festival to catch up with the people bringing gritty analog sounds to the masses.
THUMP Staff
4.26.16
my first club

My First Club: I-Robots

The Italian producer opens up about an early cosmic disco disaster.
THUMP Staff
12.4.15
Festival Season!

Three Cold Nights Raving at Movement Turin Proved Summer Is Definitely Overrated

Floorplan, Henrik Schwarz, Kerri Chandler and shitloads of pasta. Oh, the joys of Winter festivals.
Angus Harrison
11.5.15
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Enter the Vaporwave Wormhole of The Delay in the Universal Loop

His video for "I'm Turning in the Wholeness" is an existential arcade game.
Jemayel Khawaja
8.21.15
techno

Adapter Tests the Waters With His New EP On Desolat

Antonio Russo releases Gain, with Neopolitan inspiration.
Daniel Melfi
6.25.15
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Ardalan Puts a Dirtybird Flare on Black Loops' "No Questions"

Dirtybird meets Berlin techno, with an Italian touch.
Rachael D’Amore
4.9.15
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Milan Label Doner Music Proves Italians Bring Heat beyond Disco

Their Doner Bombers vol. III comp is full of low-key winners in future bass, beat-music, east coast club, bassline, hip hop, and house.
Jemayel Khawaja
4.3.15
Words

Why Italo Disco Is Due For a Comeback

The time is ripe for Italo to make a return to dancefloors.
Jonny Chadwick
1.12.15