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Atari Teenage Riot Nominated for Two Artrocker Awards

November 1, 2012 Tim Gauthier Uncategorized Tags:

Earlier this morning Artrocker released the nominees for their second annual Artrocker Awards that will be taking place at Sebright Arms in London on December 7. We’re pleased to announce that Atari Teenage Riot made their way into two categories including International Band Of The Year and Electro Act Of The Year. You can place your vote and support Atari Teenage Riot here.

Atari Teenage Riot Goes for the Lulz With Anonymous

July 11, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , , ,

… To begin with, Alec Empire has a history with Sony — he’d sued them for copyright infringement after another song was included in a Sony ad without permission, and he settled, still feeling ripped off. Part of his dissatisfaction was hearing his music in a commercial at all.

Now Sony was back in Empire’s life — and asking this time. Empire knew at once what he wanted to do.

“I was actually on the phone and had to slow down my pulse and breathe… so the excitement wouldn’t be audible in my voice.”

Read the full interview on wired.com here.

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Dim Mak to welcome Alec Empire’s latest Podcast Series — On iTunes Now!

July 2, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , ,

Exercise your right and subscribe to our new podcast series by Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot on Dim Mak’s Official iTunes Podcast Series. This new podcast is a taste of what to except from upcoming Alec Empire DJ sets and solo performances. Alec Empire, activist and supporter of the Anonymous and Occupy Movement’s has continued to voice his opinion over the years with his music, and will continue the flow with his upcoming sets.

Download Episode No. 001 Here

Hacked: Atari Teenage Riot’s Alec Empire Interviews “AnonyOps” from Anonymous

June 15, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , ,

Last year I was contacted online by some Anonymous activists regarding the Atari Teenage Riot song “Black Flags”. We collaborated on a viral video project that became a document of activism around the globe from the past six months. People sent in material from student protests in Chile, the Occupy movement, Anonymous and activists in Japan demonstrating against Tepco, the corporation responsible for the nuclear disaster in Fukushima.

Vote Now! Atari Teenage Riot Nominated for O Music Awards “Best Protest Song”

May 28, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , ,

Amidst the latest slew of viral videos and internet memes, Atari Teenage Riot surfaced to O Music Awards under their “Best Protest Song” category for the 2012 awards show. As some cater to more laugh-appeal, we urge the fans to take the stance worth fighting for. Support the message, cause, and movement; Vote Atari Teenage Riot!

Vote here today!

Watch “Atari Teenage Riot – “Black Flags” (WikiLeaks edit III feat. Boots Riley / Anonymous)”

Atari Teenage Riot Takes Hold of NYC — A Recap By MTV Hive

April 23, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog Tags: , , ,

If you ever need a heightened sense of our dystopian present, attend an Atari Teenage Riot show. Certainly the long-running German trio — now consisting of Alec Empire, Nic Endo and Rowdy Superstar — has had progress in its sights for a long time. The group began in Berlin in 1992 as a proactive response against neo-Nazism in Germany and has been fighting the good fight through techno-juiced hardcore (and strobe lights!) off and on for two decades. (The band took a decade-long hiatus in 2001 after the death of founding member Carl Crack before returning last year.) But no length of fandom or YouTube-by-proxies is quite like being in Atari Teenage Riot‘s present presence: through hyperreal energy and palpable political resolve, the group acts as cheerleaders for resistance, and the constant indictments of skewed global politics are actually transformative. We’re living in a time of tumult, but ATR’s imagining a better future, if we want it. The crux of their music, battering, insistent, and of the rabble, is just a reminder that along the path there, chaos is tantamount. And fun.

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Dim Mak Presents: The Official WMC Mix, Available For Download Today!

March 12, 2012 Tim Gauthier Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dim Mak Live presents the Official WMC Promotional Mix, available for a Free Download on Soundcloud today! This 45-minute mix-series features new and unreleased tracks by Alvin Risk, Clockwork, Atari Teenage Riot, TAI, Zedd, Steve Aoki, and more!

Atari Teenage Riot – Riot In Japan 2011 (Out Now)

February 23, 2012 Tim Gauthier Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

Buy: Atari Teenage Riot – Riot In Japan 2011

Atari Teenage Riot – Riot In Japan 2011
Atari Teenage Riot toured worldwide throughout 2011 and in November recorded this live show in Tokyo to bring listeners just a taste of their incendiary live show, described by the NME as “…a cavalcade of forever-young yelps: a brilliantly nasty volley of universe-shaping techno-metal.” Rock-a-Rolla wrote: “Seizure-inducing levels of strobe lighting are joined by breakbeats, jungle, drum ’n’ bass and caustic guitar samples at every turn, providing enough variety and energy to prove that this is no mere nostalgia trip for them, this is a return to arms.”

Now if that doesn’t tempt you….

2012 is the 20th anniversary of Atari Teenage Riot so expect much to happen this year, including a remastered version of the classic ‘Burn, Berlin, Burn’ album, new singles and a studio album. The band will also be touring internationally, beginning in February in Europe and South America.


Check out the Atari Teenage Riot artist pages for more info.

Atari Teenage Riot “Black Flags” – 2nd Video Edit Released!

October 21, 2011 Tim Gauthier Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , ,

Fans are still submitting their videos for the Atari Teenage Riot viral video of the new single “Black Flags.” We now have the second version which includes cameo appearances by Steve Aoki and Boots Riley, along with more clips from Occupy Wallstreet, 99%, and a new exclusive message at the end from Anonymous.