Latest Interviews

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    Balance Crew

    Balance Crew is the DJ duo behind Sameheads’ infamous TWISTA parties. They only exist in order to amuse each other. Balance Crew’s individual and more worthy musical endeavours however, can be found under their existing monikers L. Zylberberg and dane close. Currently available on Google (and through clicking the hyperlinks). The duo plays Krake Festival’s closing club event at Griessmuehle, starting on ...

    On 12. July 2019 / By
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    Brendon Love from The Teskey Brothers

    The Teskey Brothers are a rare musical gem. Honouring that old school Motown sound and working it into something of their very own, the band have received widespread acclaim for their gorgeous debut album Half Mile Harvest. A raw combination of soul and blues, the record has warmed the hearts of listeners everywhere with it’s melancholic, analogue tones. Written by all four ...

    On 12. July 2019 / By
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    Magna Pia

    Hüseyin Evirgen aka Magna Pia is a composer, producer and DJ. He is one half of Cassegrain and has been working on his own solo material as Magna Pia since 2016. He studied composition, piano and electronic music at the University of Istanbul and Mozarteum Salzburg and has composed music for theatre, dance performances, and mixed media for almost two decades. After ...

    On 5. July 2019 / By
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    Munsha

    Munsha is the alias of Daniela Lunelli, an Italian singer, cellist, sound designer, performer and music educator based in Berlin since 2014. Her double background, as an academic and as a performing musician, has created a style in which the rhythmic grit of rock music nestles and coexists in unconventional harmonic structures; concrete sounds merge into dark wave melodies; harmonic suspensions into ...

    On 5. July 2019 / By
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    Georg Nussbaumer

    Georg Nussbaumer is a composer, installation artist and creator of theatre and performance projects. His work includes multilayered operatic works, where installations and machines serve both as scenery and sound sources, operated by performers and musicians who follow precise scores – i.e. the 16-hour Wagner-periphrasis ‘Ringlandschaft mit Bierstrom’. Music, its history and impact and not least its generation is – interlaced with ...

    On 28. June 2019 / By
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    Aliénor Dauchez

    Aliénor Dauchez is a visual artist, stage director and the artistic director of music theater company La Cage, which is based in Berlin and Paris. Making her debut as a director with Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop and later with Zafraan Ensemble, Il Profondo, Musikfabrik and Les Cris de Paris, Aliénor Dauchez has created music theater forms which integrate visual elements and involve musicians in ...

    On 31. May 2019 / By
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    Shimza

    Shimza, a totem figure within South Africa’s music scene and one of the leaders of house music in Africa, is now making global waves with a forthcoming Cadenza Records EP in July, and an impending release on Knee Deep In Sound. This Tembisa-born artist is one of Africa’s most celebrated musicians and is taking his infectious style of “afro-tech” music all over ...

    On 24. May 2019 / By
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    OKO

    OKO sing Bulgarian, Serbian, Bosnian, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Laz, Georgian and Turkish folk songs which carry messages that resonate equally here, today. They tell of something universal; something that OKO, as people, can identify with. OKO particularly love to work with songs that are sung from a female perspective, connecting their own experiences with stories from the past. The topics grow mostly ...

    On 24. May 2019 / By
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    Manos Tsangaris

    On five evenings, Manos Tsangaris, composer and director of the Music Section at the Akademie der Künste, is transforming the Akademie building on Hanseatenweg into a dense web of music theatre miniatures. winzig und der Elefant is the title of his playful work of music theatre, which uses contemporary station theatre to place listeners at the centre of a piece in which ...

    On 24. May 2019 / By
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    Lost Few

    Lost Few is the audio-visul project of David Thomson, an experimental artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Lost Few’s debut double LP ‘Between the Silence’, to be released on Australian label Southern Lights in June 2019, showcase ambient techno, disturbed electronics, processed instrumentation and sub-bass experiments. Likened to a more rhythmic “music to play in the dark”, with Lost Few’s own sharp, dissonant ...

    On 24. May 2019 / By
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    Sequoyah Murray

    Sequoyah Murray is a 21 year old vocalist, musician and producer from Atlanta, Georgia. Writing deeply confessional lyrics and creating abstract textured song structures, Sequoyah is a product of his time, place and borderless generation, making music that is both wildly experimental and unforgettably accessible, his lyrics proudly recasting his vulnerabilities as strengths. His debut release, Penalties of Love, showcases one of ...

    On 24. May 2019 / By
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    Hachiku

    Hachiku, a.k.a Anika Ostendorf, 24, writes and produces dream pop with an avant garde twist from whichever bedroom she is currently inhabiting. Born in Detroit and raised in Osnabrück, Ostendorf can best be described as a global artist whose bedroom studios are perpetually changing. She formed her sound at 16 while on a road trip across the U.S. with her dog, Lexus, ...

    On 17. May 2019 / By
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    David Koch of Vsitor

    Vsitor’s music seamlessly moves between whisper-in-your-ear intimacy and super-nova-like magnitude. On the Berlin-based Swiss trio’s newest record ‘Keep On Running’ fragile guitar parts merge with the crackle of home-made electronics and warm beats thus building the base for a stunning female voice to take you into higher spheres. FACTS: 1: Switzerland is ranked 21 on the Global Gender Gap Report. Women only ...

    On 16. May 2019 / By
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    Blackthread

    A child of punk and noise, Pierre G. Desenfant, under the Blackthread monicker, pursues the multiple incantations of an immersive and inner quest, carved from the limbo of his own dreams, cinematographic miniatures where the intimacy of words and spoken word meets the chiseled luxury of analog machines. In his songs of a new century, Blackthread experiments with the precision of the ...

    On 16. May 2019 / By
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    Pieter de Graaf

    It can take a while for an artist to find their true calling. For Pieter de Graaf, he’s been searching since he sat next to his father, aged five, and watched him play the classics and the classical; the Beatles, the Stones, Chopin, Bach. As a teenager, he immersed himself in the world of jazz, dedicating hours to practice, and studying at ...

    On 10. May 2019 / By