Latest Interviews

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    Kiasmos

    Kiasmos is made up of Iceland ic BAFTA-winning composer Ólafur Arnalds, known for his unique blend of minimal piano and string compositions with electronic sounds, and Janus Rasmussen from the Faroe Island s, known as the mastermind of the electro-pop outfit Bloodgroup. Based in Reykjavík, Arnalds used to work as a sound engineer, often for Rasmussen’s other projects, where the two musicians ...

    On 16. November 2014 / By
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    John Duncan

    John Duncan is an artist who has lived and worked in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Amsterdam, currently lives and works in Bologna (Italy). His body of work includes performance art, installations, contemporary music, video art and experimental film, often involving the extensive use of recorded sound. His music is composed mainly of recordings from shortwave radio, field recordings and voice. His events ...

    On 29. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Suzanne Ciani

    Suzanne Ciani is an Italian American pianist and music composer, who found early success with innovative electronic music. She received classical music training at Wellesley College and obtained her M.A. in music composition in 1970 at University of California, Berkeley, where she met and was influenced by the synthesizer designer, Don Buchla. She studied computer generated music with John Chowning and Max ...

    On 24. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Keith Fullerton Whitman

    Keith Fullerton Whitman is a musician currently based in Cambridge, MA. Starting in the mid-1990’s while working on a „Music Synthesis“ Degree at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, Keith began exploring electronic music’s many facets, eventually yielding dozens of full length albums, singles, remixes, and compilation appearances for influential labels such as Kranky, Editions Mego, PAN, Planet µ, Carpark, Room40, Amethyst Sunset, ...

    On 24. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Mark Fell

    Mark Fell is a multidisciplinary artist based in Sheffield (UK). After studying experimental film and video art at the local polytechnic he reverted to earlier interests in computational technology, music and synthetic sound. In 1998 he initiated a series of critically acclaimed record releases, featuring both collaborative and solo works, on labels including Mille Plateaux, Line, Editions Mego, Raster Noton and Alku. ...

    On 23. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Bruno Bavota

    Bruno Bavota is a Neapolitan pianist and composer, whose attraction to music came “only” at the age of twenty. Music decided to save his life, covering him with a huge, warm hug from which constantly comes out the echo of the deepest emotions of his soul. A romantic at heart, Bruno invites his listeners to drown their sorrows in a beautifully shimmering ...

    On 14. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Fear of Men/Daniel Falvey

    Fear of Men has recently released “Tephra” as a digital single. It’s the fourth, if you’re counting, from their devastatingly beautiful, debut album “Loom.” 2014 has been a busy year for the Brighton based band . April saw the release of their debut album, which has been described as „A graceful exhibition of light melody over dark mood.“ From April through June, ...

    On 8. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Ogoya Nengo

    Ogoya is in her seventies, and despite being a legend in her own country, will be going on her first European tour ever. Hailing from the village of Rang’ala on the Kenyan shores of Lake Victoria, she has been a professional singer since her early teen years and is considered to be the most prominent exponent of the vanishing art of Dodo, ...

    On 8. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Ben Vida

    Ben Vida is an artist and composer living in New York. He has been an member of the international experimental music community for two decades with a long list of collaborators, band s and releases to his credit. In the mid 90’s he co-founded the group Town and Country and has since worked as a solo artist, presenting works in a range ...

    On 7. Oktober 2014 / By
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    UMA

    UMA is German-Austrian married couple Ella and Florian. They are living and working in Berlin. She studied classical music and sang in choirs in the solitude of rural Austria. In Vienna, as part of the supergroup Go Die Big City! And solo as Jools Hunter, she was already working with spacey synths and decelerated beats. Florian grew up in German suburbia where ...

    On 2. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Divan Rouge

    Divan Rouge is the debut self-entitled collaboration between audiovisual artist/composer Ulises Labaronnie and Klaas von Karlos of A/V collective ReVerse Bullets. The creation of this group and their album emerges from a communication in energies via four countries – France, Argentina, Germany, and the USA. Divan Rouge is a convergence of mystery, magic, blood, and astral planes. The two sonic architects, Klaas ...

    On 1. Oktober 2014 / By
  • Interview with

    Magda Mayas

    Magda Mayas is a pianist living in Berlin.
 Developing a vocabulary utilizing both the inside as well as the exterior parts of the piano, using preparations and objects, she explores textural, linear and fast moving sound collage.
Alongside the piano, Mayas has been performing on a Clavinet/Pianet, an electric piano from the 60s with strings and metal chimes, where she engages with noise ...

    On 1. Oktober 2014 / By
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    Rachel Grimes

    Heralded “one of American independent music’s few truly inspired technicians” by WIRE magazine and included among NPR’s “100 Composers under 40, ” Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. She is widely recognized as the composer and pianist in the ground-breaking chamber ensemble Rachel’s, with whom she toured and released six albums including the celebrated Music for Egon ...

    On 25. September 2014 / By
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    DJ Ipek

    The Berlin-Istanbul-based turkish-german dj/producer/compiler İpek İpekçioğlu influenced with her eclectic music and characteristic mixes the multilayered Berlin club scene during the 90ies. Widespread magazine Zitty acknowledged exactly this when they ranked DJ İpek İpekçioğlu as one of Berlin’s most important cultural contributors. Berlin based queer DJ has developed herself into an exclusive Berlin export article, visiting festivals and clubs all over the ...

    On 23. September 2014 / By
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    Glenn Branca

    Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American avant-garde composer and guitarist known for his use of volume, alternative guitar tunings, repetition, droning, and the harmonic series. In 2008, he was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award as well as a CAPS grant in 1983, an award from the National Endowment ...

    On 23. September 2014 / By