Latest Interviews

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    Gata Misteriosa of Gato Preto

    Their masked mystique is the music – a tropical bass thunderstorm of candy rain and sound clouds. Gato Preto – the producer Lee Bass and rapper/singer Gata Misteriosa – unveil the African music paradise reflecting their roots in the polyrhythm of Bass from Ghana, the Portuguese slang of Gatas Mozambique and live, with the incredible Djembe Power of Moussa Diallo from Senegal. ...

    On 16. November 2018 / By
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    Kaufmann Frust

    Kaufmann Frust are a fourpiece from Stuttgart/Berlin. Their sound takes cues from a variety of genres, postpunk, slowcore and post-rock being the most audible in a way that allows flickering associations with bands like Codein or Slint. Sometimes slomo and downbeat, sometimes propulsive and noisey, never missing a close dance with big pop moments. Over Layers of nifty surf guitars drifting into ...

    On 16. November 2018 / By
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    Jonas Hain

    Jonas Hain is a 27-year-old Berlin based composer and pianist who released his debut 8 track album “Solopiano” back in April this year. After completing his degree at Abbey Road Institute, he moved his piano to a temporary studio, about an hour away from Berlin. Hain originally aimed to become a Techno-DJ, but his musical focus shifted, inspired by an internship with ...

    On 2. November 2018 / By
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    Biblo

    Biblo is an electronic music producer based in İstanbul. Since 2007, she has published self-released albums and EPs, and on labels such as Quetzi Recordings (2010), Terranian Recordings (2012), EICV7” (2012), Aentitainment (2013), Tektosag Records and C sides Records (2014). Her music is mostly based on samples, field recordings, sounds of digital or acoustic errors and complex beats; brought together in an ...

    On 2. November 2018 / By
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    Surma

    FACTS 1: Hyperactivity is my thing. 2: I can’t live without coffee or gum. 3: I’m an OCD person and I kinda like it. QUESTIONS: 1. What is the biggest inspiration for your music? Annie Clark and moments of silence. Annie Clark is kind of a personal goddess to me. I started to learn guitar and to experience new things because of ...

    On 2. November 2018 / By
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    Native Instrument

    Native Instrument is a Berlin based sound collaboration bringing together the field-recordings archive of Felicity Mangan and the abstract vocabulary of Stine Janvin Motland. Often referred to as insect techno, Native Instrument’s music is constructed using electronic and vocal adaptations of wildlife audio recordings originating mainly from the Australian and North European fauna; mixing the natural rhythms of animal calls with digital ...

    On 1. November 2018 / By
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    Michael Rauter

    Michael Rauter, born 1980 in Basel, is a Berlin based music theatre maker, composer, performer and cellist. He studied Cello and chamber music in Aachen and Berlin. In 2006 he founded the music theatre group Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop and was its artistic director until 2016. Since 2018, he is fellow of the program #bebeethoven, a project of the PODIUM Foundation Esslingen. As part ...

    On 1. November 2018 / By
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    Robot Koch

    Robot Koch aka Robert Koch, is an award winning musician/producer/composer who has lived in Berlin for many years and has moved to Los Angeles in 2013. In the early 2000’s he started his career as a member of the bass-heavy electronica trio Jahcoozi. Since than he has been developing his unique sound creating epic-cinematic moods with electronic soundscapes and massive beats. His ...

    On 27. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Jan Roth

    Jan Roth, the tall, friendly man, enjoys sitting in the light at the front of his house, letting time and history pass him. As the world revolves, he deals with music, love, and good food; generally, for him, they’re all the same thing. As someone who is on the road a lot and only for short visits, he should have a lot ...

    On 23. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Greg Puciato of The Black Queen

    For Los Angeles’ The Black Queen, the depths of isolation and loss have always functioned as a gateway to being born anew. Much has transpired since the band released their cold, cutting debut album Fever Daydream (a record that Revolver described as ‚a haunting exploration of the darker side of pop music‘). But throughout it all, the trio of Greg Puciato (former ...

    On 19. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Rejoicer

    Rejoicer, aka Yuvi Havkin, is a musician and producer who splices together funk, hip-hop, breakbeats and jazz rhythms. He’s known for helping cultivate Israel’s modern beat movement, and for fostering a community of international artists who contribute to his label Raw Tapes. With more than 20 releases to his name under several aliases, Havkin also plays in the band Buttering Trio, and ...

    On 12. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Vítor Rua of Telectu

    Vítor Rua (Telectu) is one of the key figures of Portuguese creative music, with a career covering a multitude of idioms and styles, from rock (he was the founder of the very popular band GNR) to minimalism, concrete music, electronic music, mimetic jazz, folk, punk, thrash metal, country music, and to free improvisation (with Telectu, his duo with pianist and musicologist Jorge ...

    On 12. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Lambert & Dekker

    A connection sparked 10 years ago in a tiny Utrecht club has flickered into a cross-country collaboration and a disarming debut from Lambert And Dekker. That the pair never set foot in the same studio but wrote ‚We Share Phenomena‘ via iPhone messages belies the beguiling atmospherics and bold tones that drift from the speakers. Berlin-based Lambert, a mask-wearing pianist at the ...

    On 12. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Matthias Puech

    Matthias Puech is a composer, designer, programmer, researcher and teacher born in Paris. From a scientific background, he nourishes a dual fascination for natural phenomena and mathematical concepts. His compositions, contemplative stills of imaginary landscapes, intend to blur the distinction between sound synthesis and field recording, transporting the listener amidst invented ecosystems. Puech designs and programs his own digital electronic instruments with ...

    On 2. Oktober 2018 / By
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    Kajsa Lindgren

    Kajsa Lindgren (born in 1990) is a composer and sound-artist mainly working with field recordings and different ways to perform them, often through spatial, multichannel distribution. Her work includes electroacoustic compositions and sound installations, as well as compositions for acoustic traditional instruments. By using interviews as a method when composing and field recordings as the material, she has found a way to ...

    On 29. September 2018 / By