Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    FaltyDL

    When FaltyDL released his 2009 debut on Planet Mu, Love is a Liability, it was notionally tied to dub step, despite not sounding much like the sound at the time. A combination of irregular but still funky drums, bass and light musical surfaces, it stood out and was recognized for it’s distinctiveness-this was a native New Yorker interpreting his love of British ...

    On 9. Februar 2011 / By
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    Seth Haley / Com Truise

    Com Truise is the stage name of Seth Haley, an American electronic musician originally from Oneida, New York, and later, Princeton, New Jersey. The name is a spoonerism of Tom Cruise. Originally an art director, he turned in his resignation prior to his first release as Com Truise. Prior to this, Seth Haley was a drum and bass DJ until he fell ...

    On 24. Januar 2011 / By
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    Idris Ackamoor / The Pyramids

    The Pyramids, founded 1971 at ohio’s Antioch college. There they not only visited the legendary rock churches in Lalibela (ethopia), which lend one of their albums the name, but also lived in ghana and kenya for a while. members included the never resting Idris Ackamoor and his soon-to-become wife, flautist Margo Ackamoor. 2007 saw a highly energetic reunion of the group in ...

    On 19. Januar 2011 / By
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    Stephen Wilkinson / Bibio

    Bibio is the folk-meets-electronica project of self-taught producer/multi-instrumentalist Stephen Wilkinson (born 1978), from England’s Black Country (aka the West Midlands). As a student of sonic arts at London’s Middlesex University, Wilkinson was first inspired by ’90s electronic acts such as Aphex Twin, Autechre, and especially Boards of Canada, but became equally intrigued by mid-20th century British folk. Facts We are an aperture ...

    On 18. Januar 2011 / By
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    Philippe Petit

    Philippe Petit is interested in soundtracks, even if he creates original music he’d rather be introduced as a “musical travel agent” than a composer. Petit uses turntables and laptops to build up electronic layers and take advantage of vinyl material to fondle released sounds. PETIT has assembled what people call a dream-team of collaborators, often joining Lydia Lunch or Faust onstage, and ...

    On 18. Januar 2011 / By
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    Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

    Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (CFTPA) is the musical solo-project of musician Owen Ashworth of Redwood City, California. Ashworth started CFTPA after he dropped out of film school in 1997. He has toured with other indie artists such as The Donkeys, The Papercuts, Cass McCombs, Kill Me Tomorrow, P:ano, The Dead Science, David Bazan, The Rapture, and Xiu Xiu. Additionally, his brother is ...

    On 25. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Apparat

    Apparat is a German electronic musician living in Berlin and one of the owners of Shitkatapult records. In 2004, he appeared at a John Peel session. The tracks from this session were rerecorded and reworked in the studio and released as Silizium EP in 2005, as a tribute. In 2007 he formed his own band to play the album Walls live. Raz ...

    On 19. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Jay Scarlett

    11plus3 is designed to give you an insight into the motivations and aspirations of the best creative minds in the world. This time with Munich based music mastermind and beat producer Jay Scarlett. Each artist is asked 11 set questions and to contribute 3 “facts” which can be any statement from them on absolutely anything: their own views on politics, religion, the environment, sport…or ...

    On 14. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Fulgeance

    Fulgeance’s music is a perfect blend of huge, synth-laced French Electro and modern Instrumental Hip Hop. Fulgeance takes club music into the realm of intelligent musical arrangements, yet always remains “dumb” enough to work the floor. Hyperactive by nature, his productions have served as a showcase for his MPC skills and rich musical heritage, establishing him as a rising figure in the French beat ...

    On 12. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Cortney Tidwell

    Cortney Tidwell comes from a country music background: her mother, Connie Eaton, had a brief brush with fame in the 1970s, and her father, like Tidwell’s husband (and co-producer) Todd, works in one of Nashville’s prestigious Music Row establishments. Growing up in the heart of Music City she spent her childhood years in her bedroom, avoiding the painful breakup of her parents’ marriage ...

    On 8. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Lambchop

    Lambchop, originally Posterchild, is a band from Nashville, Tennessee. Lambchop is loosely associated with the alternative country genre. The music website Allmusic refers to them as “arguably the most consistently brilliant and unique American group to emerge during the 1990s”. Never a band with a “core” lineup, Lambchop has consisted of a large and fluid collective of musicians focused around its creative ...

    On 7. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Sepalcure

    Sepalcure’s combination of love for bass and 90s house acapellas is the culmination of a cathartic two week collaboration between Machinedrum and Praveen. Their mix of tribal dub, house and two step beats works equally well for both late nights in the club and rainy, introspective nights at home. Detroit techno chords cut through wooden beats, neon synths and dubbed out atmospherics. ...

    On 4. Oktober 2010 / By
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    Illum Sphere

    Ryan Hunn, AKA Illum Sphere, is founder of Manchester’s renowned club night Hoya:Hoya, has remixed Radiohead, toured the world’s best club nights and released music on some of its finest imprints – 3024, Tectonic, Young Turks, and now Ninja Tune, where he’s found a long term home. "Ghosts Of Then And Now" arrives on the back of eager expectation. If anyone seemed set to ...

    On 30. September 2010 / By
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    An experimental and self taught singer and songwriter originally hailing from South East London, Andreya Triana grew up submerged in a multicultural atmosphere. 2006 saw her selected from thousands to take part in the Red Bull Music Academy in Australia where she further developed her style for improvisation and secured links with some of the best producers and musicians on the music scene. Multiple ...

    On 29. September 2010 / By
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    Nils Frahm

    Nils Frahm works as an accomplished composer and producer from his Berlin-based Durton Studio. For a musician this early in his career, Frahm displays an incredibly developed sense of control and restraint in his work, catching the ear of many fans. As the recognition continues to grow for his previous solo piano works ‘Wintermusik’ (2009) and ‘The Bells’ (2009), 2011 saw the ...

    On 28. September 2010 / By