Latest Interviews

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    Päfgens

    Päfgens is Jana Kočišová and Filip Drábek. Formed 2013 in Warsaw, based in Berlin since 2016. Being a couple long before they started to play and moved to Berlin, Jana and Filip formed Päfgens in Warsaw. Coming from Slovakia originally, they create fragile, yet sonically intense music, inspired by lo-fi approach, nomadic lifestyle and field recordings. Dreamy shoegaze meets subtile, almost whisperish vocals, ...

    On 18. Januar 2017 / By
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    Christopher Williams

    Christopher Williams (1981, San Diego) is a wayfarer on the body-mind continuum. His medium is music. He holds a B.A. from the University of California San Diego, where he studied under Charles Curtis, Chaya Czernowin, and Bertram Turetzky; and a PhD from the University of Leiden (NL), where his main advisors were Richard‎ Barrett and Marcel Cobussen. His native digial dissertation on ...

    On 5. Januar 2017 / By
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    BaBa ZuLa w/ Osman Murat Ertel

    Born in Istanbul in 1996, Baba ZuLa features founding members Levent Akman (spoons, percussions, machines, toys), Murat Ertel (electric saz and other stringed instruments, vocals, oscillators, theremin), as well as darbuka and percussion player Özgür Çakırlar, Periklis Tsoukalas (electric ud and vocal),   Melike Şahin on vocals. Baba ZuLa go to great lengths to provide their fans with a unique live show experience. ...

    On 3. Januar 2017 / By
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    Marta Zapparoli

    Marta Zapparoli is an Italian experimental sound artist, improviser, performer and musician. She works and lives in Berlin since 2007. Her music mainly consists in strongly narrative sonic pieces, that she builds using a wide variety of recording techniques. Although it could be qualified as abstract, Zapparoli’s music reveal an accurate sense of nativity. Her soundscapes, built using real-time tape manipulation and ...

    On 15. Dezember 2016 / By
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    JD Zazie

    Is an italian DJ, avant-turntablist and sound artist and curator based in Berlin. Coming from a DJ and radiophonic background JD Zazie has explored over the years different approaches of real-time manipulation on fixed recorded sound sources. Her live and recorded output works to redefine DJ and electroacoustic activities. As a solo performer, in small groups or large ensembles she moves in ...

    On 14. Dezember 2016 / By
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    Dressing Room Talks at LUFF Festival: Mats Lindström

    Our contributing writer, Angela Chambers had the pleasure to catch up with a few of the artists backstage at this year’s LUFF Festival in Lausanne where we had the chance to ask them a few more intimate questions about their music techniques and live setups. The director of the famous electronic music studio of Stockholm performs his piece ONE among an entanglement ...

    On 26. November 2016 / By
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    Dressing Room Talks at LUFF Festival: Yasunao Tone

    Our contributing writer, Angela Chambers had the pleasure to catch up with a few of the artists backstage at this year’s LUFF Festival in Lausanne where we had the chance to ask them a few more intimate questions about their music techniques and live setups. Tone doesn’t modify sound. He changes the information. By sticking pieces of perforated adhesive tape to the ...

    On 26. November 2016 / By
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    Dressing Room Talks at LUFF Festival: Hans-Joachim Roedelius

    Our contributing writer, Angela Chambers had the pleasure to catch up with a few of the artists backstage at this year’s LUFF Festival in Lausanne where we had the chance to ask them a few more intimate questions about their music techniques and live setups. “Anarchic musical actionism” a term he himself coined, chosen when opting for the career of composer. Before ...

    On 24. November 2016 / By
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    Friedrich Greiling

    Friedrich Greiling, geboren 1978 zwischen Wesel und Gelsenkirchen. Abgebrochene Studien in Visueller Kommunikation (Aachen, Potsdam) und Kulturwissenschaften (Hildesheim). Seit 2001 selbsternannter Musiker und Produzent dreier Bands von Techno bis Country: Mittekill, Freedarich, Die Bäume. Seit 2008 Musik für Theater-Produktionen von und mit: Turbo Pascal, Interrobang, Eva Plischke, Geheimagentur, Cora Frost, Fräulein Wunder AG, Wenzel & Zybowski, Winterakademie 2015 (Theater an der Parkaue) und ...

    On 22. November 2016 / By
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    Lawrence Chandler // Bowery Electric

    Lawrence Dean Chandler is an American-born composer, musician, and sound artist living in London. He studied at Columbia University, The Juilliard School, and Goldsmiths College and with La Monte Young and Pauline Oliveros. He is best known as a founding member of Bowery Electric and has worked for Philip Glass. Recent works include Music for Rock Ensemble commissioned by The Labèques for „50 Years ...

    On 22. November 2016 / By
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    Ignaz Schick

    Ignaz has breached the divide of free jazz and electro-acoustic music. Within the framework of the former, he is a formidible lyricist on Alto Saxophone – In the orchestra, and in his most well known projects he brings a stunning variety of sound using rotating surfaces and an array of unlikely objects to produce a potent mix of interactive, acoustically driven electronic ...

    On 16. November 2016 / By
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    Mads Emil Nielsen

    Mads Emil Nielsen is an electronic musician/composer based in Copenhagen, DK. He works with basic sound sources, often combined with short percussive and orchestral samples, real sounds and an amplification of machine produced errors. In 2014 he founded arbitrary, the label and artistic platform on which he released FRAMEWORK (graphic scores + audio), a reissue of PM016 (Plant Migration, 2014) and Percussion ...

    On 16. November 2016 / By
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    Nicola Ratti

    Polyhedric musician and sound designer active since years in the experimental fields. He has performed live in Europe, North America and Russia and  his albums had been released by Anticipate, Preservation, Die Schachtel, Entr’acte, Where To Now?, Senufo Editions, Boomkat Editions, Holidays Records, Megaplomb, Musica Moderna, Boring Machines, Coriolis Sounds, Zymogen. He is currently working with Giuseppe Ielasi with whom he formed ...

    On 16. November 2016 / By
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    M. Geddes Gengras

    The LA-based producer M. Geddes Gengras has been putting out music at an alarming rate for the last decade, both solo (under his own name and using the aliases Personable and Fantastic Ego) and in a plethora of bands, from Britt Brown’s stoner rock troupe Robedoor to dub reggae production outfit Duppy Gun Productions. In recent years, Gengras has put more focus ...

    On 16. November 2016 / By
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    Albrecht Ziepert

    Albrecht Ziepert, part of the electronic band Pentatones, theatre musician and composer for the Berlin dance company MS Schrittmacher. In their new performance HEIMATFRONT (DOMESTIC FRONT) MS Schrittmacher is dealing with the question ‚How long we can ignore the exploiting and martial consequences of our lifestyle in the comfort zone of Europe‘. Playing live in the performance Albrecht Ziepert creates an own ...

    On 14. November 2016 / By