Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Cylob

    Cylob is the alias of electronic music maker Chris Jeffs. A trombone player in his youth, he progressed to experimenting with electronic music and recording in his late teens. At first inspired by early 80′s synth-pop, old-school hip-hop and electro, and dance pioneers Art Of Noise, 808 State and LFO, Chris gave a demo tape to Aphex Twin at a gig in early ...

    On 17. August 2010 / By
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    Max Tundra

    Ben Jacobs, more commonly known by the stage name Max Tundra, is an English multi-instrumental musician, singer and music producer. His work is predominantly electronic music  but incorporates non-electronic styles and instruments. Other than his full length albums, he has also done remix work for bands of varying genres including Franz Ferdinand, Architecture in Helsinki, Kid606 and the Pet Shop Boys. Tundra also ...

    On 17. August 2010 / By
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    Sahy Uhns

    Sahy Uhns aka Carl Madison Burgin has been producing hip-hop and electronic music since his early teenage years, creating music using any strange sound he could find. The LA native draws inspiration from West Coast hip-hop culture and channels his musical energy into generating new and unique sounds – recording everywhere he travels. Sahy Uhns’ use of custom designed software, hardware, modified ...

    On 23. Juli 2010 / By
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    Chris Bryan from Irk The River

    Chris Bryan is singer and guitarist with Manchester band ‘Irk The River’. Facts 1: Original Modern. Peter Saville’s motto for Manchester is something I want to strive for when writing. Is it original and is it modern? It should be a checklist for any true creative. 2: I hanker for some of that underground arts culture that you’ve got in Berlin. Everything in 21st century Britain is ...

    On 22. Juli 2010 / By
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    Adam Marshall

    Adam Marshall is the producer & label-head of New Kanada records. Born and raised in Toronto, and now based in Berlin, Marshall has been active as a producer, DJ, promoter and label head for 10 years. Marshall has long been a top-notch producer, but the past few years have seen his work getting more inspired, more experimental and more confident in its ...

    On 22. Juli 2010 / By
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    Masayoshi Fujita

    Masayoshi Fujita aka El Fog is a vibraphonist and composer based in Berlin. Being influenced by classic, jazz and many other kinds of music, but not following ordinary vibraphone play style and theory of composition, Masayoshi seeks his own sound of vibraphone, and new possibility of it. He also makes unique and beautiful sounds using bows (for string instruments),  strings of beads and ...

    On 20. Juli 2010 / By
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    Basic Soul Unit

    Hong Kong born and raised in Canada, Stuart Li aka Basic Soul Unit has been steadily making his mark in underground electronic music circles since his first release in 2003. Reflecting his diverse interest in music, Stuart’s house & techno productions can swing from lush and soulful to crunchy and jacking . He has released and remixed music on respected labels. The ...

    On 14. Juli 2010 / By
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    Myele from Electric Wire Hustle

    With their debut self-titled album Electric Wire Hustle achieved cult status. A number one song on Hype Machine, five-star reviews from the likes of Okayplayer, and BBC Radio support from Gilles Peterson and Benji B secured them unwavering support internationally. A flood of production requests followed their first release, the fruits of which we will see in 2013, along with their heavily anticipated ...

    On 5. Juli 2010 / By
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    Suff Daddy „The Gin Diaries“

    „Suff“ means „drinking heavy“ in German and his favourite drinks are Pilsetten and Tanqueray. Suff Daddy grew up in Düsseldorf (the city of Kraftwerk), listening to the 90ies hip-hop-collection of his older brother. His favourite group back than were Tha Alkaholics. He caught the beatbug after he moved to Berlin a couple of years ago, inspired by Quasimoto and Jaylib. Suff Daddy started ...

    On 30. Juni 2010 / By
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    Onra

    Globetrotting producer Onra has staked his claim as one of the most exciting beat-makers of the past few years, thanks to releases like his Chinoseries collections (made from scratch with samples found while traveling Asia) and the acclaimed Long Distance LP. With his first release for Fool’s Gold, the Deep In The Night EP, Onra continues to chart new musical territory. The EP’s ...

    On 29. Juni 2010 / By
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    Shigeto

    Zach records under the name Shigeto. It’s his middle name; it’s also his grandfather’s name, a tribute to the Japanese branch of Zach’s family tree. Shigeto also means “to grow bigger”—appropriate, given Zach’s premature birth-weight of less than a pound. Today, Shigeto stands for Zach’s vividly beautiful electronic music. Beat-driven but given to richly textured sound design, rhythmically fractured but melodically sumptuous, Shigeto’s ...

    On 25. Juni 2010 / By
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    Kraddy

    The Los Angeles-based electronic-music Don known as Kraddy has always brought the undiluted sound of the underground to new audiences. From his work as a founding member of the infamous Glitch Mob to his solo work, Kraddy (born Matthew Kratz) has always been known for shattering genre conventions while moving crowds everywhere from Red Rocks to L.A.’s famed Low End Theory club. From ...

    On 23. Juni 2010 / By
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    Rucyl & King Britt aka Saturn Never Sleeps

    Saturn Never Sleeps came about when music producer King Britt and singer​/artist Rucyl collar​orated in 2009 for two improvisatio​nal perfor​mances specif​ically dedicated to the music and sound of fellow Philad​elphian Sun-Ra. Carrying on in the tradition of Sun Ra’s vision of process as art, they decided to continue their project, which led to a year of amazing opport​unitie​s. The duo has been inspired ...

    On 21. Juni 2010 / By
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    Dr Strangeloop

    David Wexler aka Dr. Strangeloop is an artist and graphics designer. Best known for his work designing and performing live-visual shows for musicians like Flying Lotus, Skrillex, and Erykah Badu, Wexler is the grandson of Academy Award winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler, and the son of Academy Award winning sound-mixer Jeff Wexler. David’s short films have been selections at the Telluride Film Festival, ...

    On 2. Juni 2010 / By
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    Global Goon

    Global Goon’s Jonathan Hawk earned a recording contract with Rephlex Records before moving to London and being Richard D. James‘ (aka Aphex Twin)’s housemate. He had been making electronic music using SoundEdit 16 while supporting himself with various programming jobs. After moving into a shared house with James,  Tom Jenkinson,  Chris Jeffs and Grant Wilson-Claridge, he released his first album Goon on Rephlex in 1996. Rumours that Goon actually was an ...

    On 28. Mai 2010 / By