Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Brian Case

    FACTS: 1: Facts are facts 2: Fiction is fiction 3: Young bodies heal quickly QUESTIONS: 1. What is the biggest inspiration for your music? Everyday life, the desire to create my own world to live in. Stress. 2. How and when did you get into making music? Really young, maybe around 5 years old? I remember dancing with my dad in our ...

    On 22. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Beatriz Ferreyra

    Beatriz Ferreyera studied in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, Edgardo Cantón (GRM France — RAI Italy in 1963). She worked with the Groupe de recherches musicales (GRM of the Service de la recherche of the ORTF under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer (1963-70) where she collaborated on the realization of the Solfège de l’objet sonore albums. While there she completed research and ran ...

    On 22. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Mark van Hoen

    LA based UK born artist Mark Van Hoen continues to contribute to the electronic music fields and fabrics from the inspirations, observations and movements experienced in the past three plus decades. From earlier Eno, Industrial & Krautrock affinities found in the earliest output going back to 1981, to entering the rave and post-rave cultures of acid-house, dance based pulses with his R&S ...

    On 20. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    J Colleran

    Jack Colleran, also known as better known as MMOTHS, is an Irish electronic musician. Colleran has played piano since he was five years old. He played in several bands while in school and, in 2011, began making music on his laptop using a demo version of Ableton Live. He released the demo on SoundCloud a week later under the stage name MMOTHS. ...

    On 15. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Thalia Zedek of E

    E, the trio of Jason Sidney Sanford, Thalia Zedek and Gavin McCarthy make angular, energized, and idiosyncratic rock music. These accomplished and inventive musicians could not be more different in the way they express themselves but their egoless dedication to ensemble playing and writing shapes E’s distinct sound. Negative Work is the product of three individuals whose dedication to the collaborative process ...

    On 8. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Valerio Tricoli

    Valerio Tricoli (Palermo, Italy, 1977) is a composer and performer of electro-acoustic music. Since the mid ’00 is main instruments for live presentations is the Revox B77 reel-to-reel tape recorder, used as a completely analogue / ergonomic device for live sampling and real-time transformation / editing / mixing of pre-recorded (field or studio recordings) and made-on-the-spot sound sources, the latter usually being ...

    On 8. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Datashock

    Imagine gathering eight people under one roof and ushering them into a recording studio – everybody’s busy nowadays (sometimes in precarious situations, but always doing one thing or another, incessantly), this being the age of late capitalism and all that. Anyway, diaries checked and off we go. Next stop: Oetinger Villa, Darmstadt. Kolter has already swept the place clean, DJ Ulf Eyes ...

    On 8. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Xin

    To Shock the Sky and Shake the Earth is a process of searching. It sees the Berlin-based artist navigating spaces between conventions, cultures, pressures and sounds. This informs their decision to release the EP through Resonate and a handful of independent platforms. On this decision, xin says: “I don’t believe that there should be one way to do anything, or in convention ...

    On 1. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Shanti Suki and Dafne Della Dafne (Late Nights In Squat Bars)

    Late Nights In Squat Bars are Shanti Suki and Dafne Della Dafne. They started their Berlin-based indytronic performance duo in 2008, singing feminist, anti-racist electro pop songs throughout Germany and Europe. Their last studio album Clamp Down was released in 2015. Since 2013 they have been artistic directors of music and performance festivals (Restriction Restraint Rebirth 2013, Authorized Access 2014) as well ...

    On 1. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Rabit

    Rabit is Houston producer, composer, DJ, and record label owner Eric Burton. Chiseling out a bold vision of sound since 2012 Burton has slowly worked his way to the forefront of an international group of artists seeking to create a fresh and uncompromising perspective on future dance music and the very fabric of the club landscape. Much like his contemporaries, Arca, Lotic ...

    On 1. Juni 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Maike Zazie

    Maike Zazie is a pianist and a composer. Holder of magistra degrees in literature with highest honors from both the Humboldt Universität and Freie Universität of Berlin, she has also studied in Tübingen and Uppsala (Sweden). Influenced by this passion for both music and literature, she creates and performs unconventional piano compositions: operating at the crossroads of these two art forms, her ...

    On 25. Mai 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Ketan Bhatti

    New music and groove – does it work and does it exist? Musical crossover artist Ketan Bhatti thinks so. On “Nodding Terms” he melds contemporary chamber music with current club music. To this end, the composer, drummer and producer invited the German-Icelandic Ensemble Adapter into his studio and involved his studio neighbours Paul Frick and Jan Brauer from Brandt Brauer Frick in ...

    On 25. Mai 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Farahnaz Hatam

    Farahnaz Hatam was born and raised in Tehran, Iran.  She is a an experimental musician working with SuperCollider sound synthesis programming environment and also modular synthesisers.  She is interested in sound as sculptural material and as a medium in which ideas are communicated. She lives and works in Berlin where she co-founded N.K., Berlin’s legendary space for the avant-garde and non-mainstream culture.  ...

    On 25. Mai 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Renu

    RENU is a BRLN and LNDN based artist, composer, producer, tabla-player, multi-percussionist. Originally a percussionist for multiple bands & genres – Grace Jones, State of Bengal, Fun_da_mental, Kevin Davy Jazz D’semble, MIKA, Alabama 3, Tunde Jegede – she started to produce her own music in the year of 2010. Fast forward some years, learning from percussion Masters in India, Brazil and Cuba, ...

    On 18. Mai 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Verónica Mota

    Verónica Mota is a professional sound artist currently working in Berlin. Her works encompass analogue and digital synthesis, field recordings and Musique Concrète techniques, often displaying her proficiency at playing a variety of instruments. She has produced a large body of soundtrack work for Radio, film and performance, and, with Cubop & Espectra Negra, as a solo artist in her own right. Facts: 1. Death is unavoidable. ...

    On 18. Mai 2018 / By