an electronic music blog…

  • Latest Releases From Polytechnic Youth…
    I was excited to receive the latest delivery at Electronica Towers, a double pack of vinyl from Polytechnic Youth. This included the newest 7″ from Tomorrow Syndicate, called Populous, and their latest compilation album, ‘Some Neon Reason’. If you’re not aware of them, Polytechnic Youth is a label that releases short runs of electronic music, […]
  • Essential Kraftwerk – machinemusik
    Kraftwerk are widely considered as one of the great pioneers of electronic music, laying the groundwork (groundwerk?) for the electronica that we know and love today. In this post we’ll be exploring some of Kraftwerk’s key repertoire to understand why they are so important to electronic music. The Beginnings of Kraftwerk Kraftwerk was formed by […]
  • electronica #1 – A YouTube Playlist
    We’ve just set up our YouTube channel so we can curate and share video playlists. Here’s our first playlist – electronica #1, featuring Rival Consoles, Floating Points, Jon Hopkins, Squarepusher and more…
  • Kevin Richard Martin – Frequencies for Leaving Earth
    Kevin Richard Martin is an experimental artist who has previously released music as The Bug, King Midas Sound, and Zonal. He has now launched his own digital label, the fantastically named Intercranial Recordings, and has released three volumes of delicious ambient, drone music under the moniker ‘Frequencies for Leaving Earth’. These volumes were composed, mixed, […]
  • Supermachina – Let The Freaks Out
    Supermachina is the work of Reinhard Koenig, a creator of electronic music as well as a professor for computational architecture. Reinhard follows procedural approaches in generating rhythms and melodies, rather than composing them in a traditional way. The result is some quite intense tracks that are glitchy in nature, abstract, and actually quite fun. Let The […]
  • electronica.org.uk in Feedspot Top 10 UK EDM Blogs
    That’s right, we’re moving on up. Our website has been recognised as one of the Top 10 UK EDM Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2020. We’re #4 in fact on the latest listing published by Feedspot. You can check us out amongst other electronic music blogs on the Feedspot page here. We’re so chuffed about […]
  • Gilroy Mere – Adlestrop
    Adlestrop is the latest release from Gilroy Mere, and released on vinyl, cassette and digital from Clay Pipe Music. It’s a fascinating look back to a different world, a world of railway branch lines, village railway stations, and a bygone England. Gilroy Mere traveled across the country visiting the sites of railways that used to […]
  • Confessor – Hold
    Confessor, also known as Joachim-Titien Schildknecht, is an ambient music composer who works from his studio in Strasbourg, France. Hold is his latest release, created over the last few months, and is very much a release designed to help you relax. It’s a wonderful, drifting collection of tracks to help soothe your soul in what […]
  • Rival Consoles – Articulation
    Articulation is a new six track album by Rival Consoles (aka Ryan Lee West), and follows on from the (third) single release from the album Sudden Awareness of Now a couple of weeks ago. The Album was conceived visually and inspired by graphic scores utilized by composers such as Stockhausen, John Cage and Ligeti (who […]
  • Kites and Pylons
    Kites and Pylons is a radio show that harks back to a previous world. A world with public information films, a world with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, a world with only three tv channels, where you spend your days watching Open University and Crown Court if you’re too poorly to go to school… Their latest […]

our Spotify playlists

…We curate and regularly update a range of electronic music playlists on Spotify. We hope you enjoy these selections…

We want to keep our playlists fresh with the best new music. If you feel your music fits then we’d love to check it out. Please submit using the playlist submission links. Thanks…

The Best Electronica Playlist Right Now…

Our biggest playlist is updated regularly with exciting new releases from across the world of electronic music.

The Best Synthwave Playlist Right Now…

Here you can get your fix of retro, analog goodness. If you like Stranger Things, then this is your bag…

The Best Drum & Bass Playlist Right Now…

It’s been around for over 25 years and shows no sign of going away! This playlist has some of the best classic and new tracks from across the genre…

The Best EDM Playlist Right Now…

EDM has grown as a genre to encompass house, techno and electro. From dancefloor tunes to festival classics, you’ll find it all here…