Latest Interviews

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    Stefan Roigk

    Stefan Roigk (*1974) is a fine artist living in Berlin. Roigk deals with the borders of abstract sound collages, sculptures, installations, performance and graphical scores. His artistic focus is to direct fragments of everyday life into dynamic intermedia arrangements, which he creates with an exceptionally visual language as a transformatory principle for his concept of sound and music. The synaesthetic approach of ...

    On 11. Dezember 2018 / By
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    Jackie Charles

    Jackie Charles started in Berlin 2017 as the love child, band and alter ego of songwriter Kaja Bremnes. After a string of shows the band grew to become darlings on the continental European underground scene. With synths as the base and reverby guitar twang, the band lies somewhere within the illusive dream pop genre. Jackie Charles have been compared to everything from ...

    On 7. Dezember 2018 / By
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    Marc Sinan

    Marc Sinan is a Berlin based composer and guitarist with a German-Turkish-Armenian background. As the artistic director of the Marc Sinan Company he assembles musicians, composers and other artists for project based collaborations in different constellations. Close artistic partners are composer Helmut Oehring and Oğus Büyükberber, The Dresdner Sinfoniker and the No Border Orchestra. In 2018 the Marc Sinan Company released its ...

    On 6. Dezember 2018 / By
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    Ciarra Black

    Ciarra Black is a producer and DJ based in Berlin by way of Brooklyn. Born in New Jersey, her initial tastes were informed by the local music scene in neighboring Philadelphia, attending punk, noise and dance music events from a young age. It was there she formed the duo Appetite with Jane Chardiet (Ascetic House) and began DJing at local underground dance ...

    On 30. November 2018 / By
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    Flavien Berger

    In 2014, Flavien Berger got himself noticed with the release of two EPs: his first record “Glitter Glaze” and “Mars Balnéaire”, followed by his first album “Léviathan”, a fairground water ride with extreme ups-and-downs, veering from the water’s surface to its mysterious abyss, just one year later. Meanwhile he also composed for films; In 2013, he scored the soundtrack for “Mala Mala”, ...

    On 23. November 2018 / By
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    KOY

    KOY is the transoceanic solo odyssey of St. Petersburg (RUS) born, Berlin-based artist Victoria Trunova. Raised in Germany, KOY has lived in and moved between Berlin (GER), Helsinki (FI), Oslo (NO) and Bergen (NO). Along the way, KOY has collected eclectic sonic traces and technicolour aesthetics that travel with her sound. KOY’s music is evocative of early The Knife, Grimes at her ...

    On 23. November 2018 / By
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    The Underground Youth

    Started in 2008 as the creative project of Craig Dyer, The Underground Youth’s blend of darkly cinematic psychedelia and raw post-punk music has developed a worldwide loyal fan base that continues to grow. Since 2012 the band have been constantly touring throughout Europe and the rest of the world, seeing them consistently sell out shows and receive widespread praise for their festival ...

    On 21. November 2018 / By
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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
  • Interview with

    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