Nicolas Jaar

  1. Indie Beat: Nicolas Jaar on Building a Label for Digital Natives

    October 07, 2013 11:04 AM EDT Perhaps as compelling as Nicolas Jaar’s music -- subtly emotive, restrained yet expansive -- are his ideas about the form itself. The 23-year-old artist/producer made waves in 2011 with his debut album cum minimalist electronic manifesto “Spac ...

  2. Modular Recordings Expands Into U.K. & Europe

    August 12, 2013 6:46 AM EDT Steve “Pav” Pavlovic’s smoking hot Australian label Modular Recordings is expanding into the U.K. and Europe with the launch of a London office. The new office is managed by Adam Brooks, who joins Modular from Warp Records, where he helmed the U ...

  3. Chicago’s Wavefront Fest Reveals Lineup, Citibank Partnership (Exclusive)

    April 02, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Jus†ice and Diplo lead a diverse slate Wavefront Music Festival , a three-day electronic music event on Chicago’s Montrose Beach July 5-7, will feature diverse headliners like Jus†ice, Diplo, and Nicolas Jaar, Billboard has learned. The music-fo ...

  4. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 6:30 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto ...

  5. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  6. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  7. Backbeat: Nicolas Jaar Tours Globally, Launches Arts Collective, Changes Face of Music In Between Semesters

    February 10, 2012 4:00 PM EST Nicolas Jaar performing at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Feb. 3 (Photo: Alexey Yurenev) It's been a whirlwind two months for the electronic musician Nicolas Jaar. Backstage at the sold-out Music Hall of Williamsburg last Fri (Feb. 3) nigh ...

  8. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 2:39 PM EST The South By Southwest lineup increased tenfold this week, as roughly 100 new acts were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be Keynote Speaker @ SXSW 2012 Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Ag ...