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Bordeaux based electronic producer Uppermost could be next big thing emerging from the French electronic music scene, he has already seen support from media outlets such as BILLBOARD, Complex, Dancing Astronaut, YourEdm, Paper Mag, Magnetic Mag, Clash Mag, This Song Is Sick and Earmilk. He has also had the opportunity to work on official remixes for top acts such as Dada Life, Lemaitre and The Midnight.

His sound straddles between nu-disco and the signature French Touch, but Uppermost is also inspired by Persian music along with drawing inspiration from artists such as Bon Iver, Floating Points, Lane 8, and Crazy P.

We are able to premiere his upcoming single “Every Human Is An Artist”, slated for release on Friday November 15th via his own imprint, Uppwind Records.

The solid track is built upon an expanding bass and airy vocals that lingers on top along with cascading chimes.

“I have the feeling that every human being has a huge creative potential that can be expressed in a million different ways, I composed this track as a way to celebrate the beautiful power of plurality that makes sharing so important for all of us.”

The stunning Dimensions Festival has just announced its first round of names for the festival which will take place August 26th – 30th at the breathtaking 19th century Fort Punta Christo in Pula, Croatia.

One of the true bastions of electronic music culture, the festival is very proud to reveal the first names to perform and they include Moodymann, Ben Klock, Lil Louis, Mount Kimbie (DJ set), John Talabot, Surgeon, Rödhåd, Anthony Parasole, Truncate, Ben UFO, Pearson Sound, Pangaea, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Daniel Avery, Horse Meat Disco, Jeremy Underground, DJ Deep. Plus there will be many more artists to be announced soon.

The Dimensions Festival Opening Concert will take place on August 26th and it will be a truly spectacular show set in a 2000-year old Roman amphitheatre, with live performances from Four Tet, Little Dragon and Floating Points.

Get your tickets here!

The first edition of the techno/house focused Weather Festival took place in Paris last year and drew a crowd of 23 000, this year the festival will of course be even bigger and better. The whole thing takes place during a jampacked weekend between June 6th-June 9th.

This year’s edition will feature performances from big players such as Ricardo Villalobos, Moodymann, Derrick May, Seth Troxler, Ben Klock, Len Faki, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Marcel Dettmann, Floating Points, Mount Kimbie and lots more great acts.

Grab your tickets here.

Red Bull Music Academy are gearing up for their next event that will take place this fall in Madrid (original plans for Tokyo were scrapped due to the recent tragic events in Japan), they teamed up with the fine people over at Italian media conglomerate Pig Radio for an interesting podcast/mix/interview with British producer/dj Floating Points.

“Today is the day of Sam Shepherd aka Floating Points, one of the most appreciated producers among british radio DJs, from Mary Anne Hobbes to Benji B via the legendary Gilles Peterson. In the last three years Sam has released several 12” including our favourite “Vacuum Boogie”. In 2010 together with Rinse.FM’s Alexander Nut he founded Eglo Records, which became in a short while one of the reference label for the new british sounds. In the next days Eglo will release “The Follow You EP”, a collaboration between Floating Points and the soul singer Fatima. It’s about a “journey through soul, gospel, blues and house”, which are some of the genres of Shepherd’s musical background. While we are waiting, you can spend one hour listening to some very good music, selected and described by him, through the link below.”

RBMA x Pig Radio: Floating Points (direct link)

Boiler Room x 2

Dec 18 2010

It’s the weekend and we have two simply amazing mixes for you today, Boiler Room x Goodhood sessions from Brackles and Floating Points who both prove that they’re two of brightest stars on the current dance music scene. (Via Platform)

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Tracklist for the Brackles mix after the jump.

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