Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    EMA

    After the success of 2011’s Past Life Martyred Saints and 2014’s prophetic The Future’s Void, EMA retreated to a basement in Portland, Oregon – a generic apartment complex in a non-trendy neighborhood, with beige carpeting and cheap slat blinds. Now, she returns, with a portrait of The Outer Ring: A pitch-black world of dark night highways, American flags hung over basement windows, ...

    On 11. August 2017 / By
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    Mocky

    In between producing Feist’s groundbreaking album Pleasure, co-writing songs for Kelela’s upcoming debut album and working on his sixth full-length album, due out next year, Mocky is set to release the fourth installation of his “Moxtape” series. An unfiltered peek into his unreleased studio experiments and collaborations, “How to Hit What and How Hard“ is a collection of handcrafted “off the grid bangers and some songs”, ...

    On 3. August 2017 / By
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    Duran Duran Duran

    Forgotten Idols lie smashed and scattered across the floor. Dissonant undercurrents coerce a riptide of shattered beats as Duran Duran Duran speeds into sight and docks directly into your neurological pathways. Tracks swarm into your mind, effortlessly dismantling the techno mainframe. Refracted acid takes ‘Sexus’ to a place where famished ghosts leer at each other across a mist-infused steam room. Repeated listenings ...

    On 1. August 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Kaja Draksler

    After her studies in the Netherlands, she decided to stay in Amsterdam where she became part of the engaged DOEK-collective and an active member of the international improvisors scene, performing extensively all over Europe. Besides her frequent solo concerts, she has been working regularly in duos with guitarist Mat?ss Čudars, trumpeter Susana Santos Silva or drummer Onno Govaert and is also one ...

    On 26. Juli 2017 / By
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    Natalie Sandtorv

    Natalie Sandtorv (b. 1988) is a vocalist and songwriter who has made a strong profile on the European jazz scene in recent years, and in 2016 she received the Sparebank1 Jazz Talent award at the Moldejazz festival. She then began to work with the assembly of a new band, and wrote the music to the project „Freedom Nation». Premiering the music in ...

    On 24. Juli 2017 / By
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    Yves de Mey

    Yves De Mey’s musical path consists of many different roads. During the second half of the 90’s, his releases were clearly rooted in breakbeats and UK drum’n’bass. Soon after that, through working for theater and dance performances and doing large scale sound installations, his interest in experimental sound design found its way into his music. De Mey worked with a wide roster ...

    On 12. Juli 2017 / By
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    DuChamp

    DuChamp is an Italian scientist, musician and curator based in Berlin, religiously devoted to drone. Drone is related to a precise childhood memory: the sound of the hair dryer, that her mother used to fix her hair. That was the sound of care, bliss, and infinite love. She made her debut as solo on Aug 22 2010, and performed several time in Italy, ...

    On 11. Juli 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Ipek Ipekcioglu

    Based between Berlin and Istanbul, queer-living DJ, producer and curator, İpek İpekçioğlu aka DJ Ipek has an established reputation across nightlife scenes worldwide. She focuses on contemporary, everyday socio-political issues and transports those issues into her music. Ipek has a strong political agenda related to women, immigrant and queer issues and focuses on contemporary, everyday socio-political aspects and offers diversity workshops connected with her audio-visual works and she ...

    On 11. Juli 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Massimo Pupillo

    Massimo Pupillo is a musician, composer, and improviser,  originally from Rome, Italy. After a lot of trials and errors , started the trio ZU in 1997. Zu released some 15 albums ( and lots of singles and compilations) on international labels like House Of Mythology, Ipecac Recordings, Atavistic , Red Note, Amanita, Frenetic, etc. Massimo released more than 50 albums in variuos ...

    On 7. Juli 2017 / By
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    Hamilton de Holanda

    A year after he had grappled with the works of the legendary Brazilian musician Chico Buarque on the album „Samba de Chico“, Latin Grammy and Echo Jazz award winner Hamilton de Holanda has reported back with a new album that is once again dedicated to a maestro of Musica Popular Brasileira: “Casa Bituca”. Bituca, the nickname that everyone in Brazil knows him ...

    On 7. Juli 2017 / By
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    Frank Bretschneider

    Frank Bretschneider is a musician, composer and video artist in Berlin. His work is known for precise sound placement, complex, interwoven rhythm structures and its minimal, flowing approach. Bretschneider’s subtle and detailed music is echoed by his visuals: perfect translated realizations of the qualities found in music within visual phenomena. He is releasing his music and performing at music/new media festivals worldwide. ...

    On 7. Juli 2017 / By
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    Pilocka Krach

    Pilocka Krach, the eclectic Rockstar from Berlin. There’s nobody in the whole Techno circus who sounds and performes like this brilliant dancefloorfiller. Her infinitely new and raw stage presence coupled by her infectious and unusual sound, always demands the crowds full dancing attention. Pilocka Krach has the rare gift of inextricably linking both music and fun, and her fans fall at her ...

    On 7. Juli 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Caspar Brötzmann

    Caspar Brötzmann (born 13 December 1962) is an electric guitar player. He was born in Wuppertal, Germany. While Brötzmann typically performs with the power trio lineup of Caspar Brötzmann Massaker (his early band), with guitar, bass guitar and drum set, he only uses rock and roll and heavy metal music as a basis for his music. Brötzmann’s technique has been praised: „…his ...

    On 7. Juli 2017 / By
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    Geso

    Also known as Pablo IA (Pablo Iglesias Algora, Madrid 1977) is an active creative mind involved in different art and design fields. Geso is the moniker he uses for his most personal and actual work, specially focused in visual arts and art direction for music projects. His works are usually a combination of glitches, light diffraction, geometric graphics, urban explorations and images ...

    On 5. Juli 2017 / By
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    HOW

    HOW is the solo project of Alessia D’Artino aka A/Ona, curator/ Dj resident of the event Drone at Gegen Berlin. HOW is a journey within/in to different genres: post punk/noise, cinematic, ambient, post industrial, classical music, doom, metal. Sage Charles, a percussionist and a producer who as well combines instrumental, spoken word and live performance, will be on stage as well for ...

    On 5. Juli 2017 / By