Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Catnapp

    Catnapp is the guise of Argentinian artist Amparo Battaglia. Doing her very own thing since many years, the Berlin based producer, singer/rapper and striking performer has already (self-)released a couple of records full of boundless creativity and originality, taking whatever she needs from every electronic genre as well as pop and rap music. Amparo cites classic influences like The Prodigy, Aphex Twin, ...

    On 15. February 2019 / By
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    Mariuca of Northwest

    Northwest is one of the most interesting musical projects in the independent scene. Their sound has been defined as ‘new and experimental’, ‘cinematic and ethereal’ and compared to acts like Portishead, Broadcast, Debussy and Robert Wyatt, among others. Their live shows and videos (with a flavor reminiscent of old soviet movies, pre-raphaelite pictures and elements of dance and theater improvisation) have demonstrated ...

    On 8. February 2019 / By
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    Black To Comm

    Black To Comm is the solo project of German sound artist Marc Richter. Through his output both as an artist and through his eclectic Dekorder label, Richter has established himself as a singular voice of new music. Operating at the fringes of drone and ambient genres, his music is darkly magical and deeply atmospheric, underpinned by a signature surrealism. A relentless sonic ...

    On 8. February 2019 / By
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    Marc Melià

    Marc Melià is a Catalan multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Brussels (Belgium). For performing his music he takes simple ingredients: a Prophet 08 synthesizer, his voice filtered through a vocoder, and a limited palette of effects, to create electronic soundscapes and songs that evoke a sonic area between the classic minimalism and the cinematic music. Marc Melià breaks the electronic music rules: ...

    On 8. February 2019 / By
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    Janine Cathrein of Black Sea Dahu

    White Creatures – the debut full-length from Swiss outfit Black Sea Dahu – is the type of record that will rearrange your internal architecture and, ultimately, make you see the world and yourself anew. If you let it. When you press play, you are basically committing to a vision quest, an x-ray like rendering of the human condition as experienced by vocalist ...

    On 1. February 2019 / By
  • Interview with

    Sarah Louise

    January 25th 2019 will see the release of ‘Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars’ – American experimental guitarist and composer Sarah Louise’s 4th studio album. In her most fearless work to date, Louise broadens beyond folk forms, turning streams of raw electric guitar into entire oceans of aural texture. Her rich playing is warped beyond recognition through inventive synthesizing and digital manipulations. The innovative songs ...

    On 22. January 2019 / By
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    Maurice de Martin of GIRLS

    Maurice de Martin is the founder of GIRLS, the reincarnation of a forgotten all female proto-Krautrock showband from Upper Bavaria, Southern Germany. Active from 1967 to 1972, the original GIRLS became the female source of proto-Krautrock with Maurice de Martin’s mother Anny being the drummer and driving force of the band. After her passing GIRLS dissolved in 1972 and recordings of the ...

    On 11. January 2019 / By
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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. December 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. December 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. December 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