Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Joanne Robertson

    Black Moon Days is the second amazing solo LP by British polymath Joanne Robertson. It comes six years after her 2008 debut, The Lighter (Textile), which was one of that year’s signal releases. In the meantime, she has continued painting (the activity for which she is best known), curating shows, writing, recording odd bits in trio Tom Greenwood and David Cunningham, touring ...

    On 7. April 2015 / By
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    Derde Verde

    Indie-rock trio Derde Verde crafts colorful, chameleon-like song structures sprinkled with noise, analog electronics, melodic guitar lines and rhythmic twists. The L.A. based band named themselves after Val Verde, a rural valley town of coyotes, rolling hills, and big sky, an hour north of the city. With a range of influences from shoe gaze, to krautrock, to indie electronica, the band ’s music ...

    On 2. April 2015 / By
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    Moon Zero

    Moon Zero is the enigmatic and ethereal project of London-based Tim Garratt. Composed and recorded entirely in churches, Moon Zero’s compositions explore the harmonic chaos of competing frequencies. ‚Tombs‘ is the debut release for Tim Garratt under his Moon Zero moniker. This four track EP introduces Tim’s approach to noise-drone, incorporating melody and structure, delivered through processed instrumentation and filtered electronics. Denovali ...

    On 2. April 2015 / By
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    Honzo

    Davide’s new Honzo project born out of his keen interest in human psychology (primary emotions like fear, anger, sadness, which are common for all humans of all cultures) and desire to reveal the bipolarity of his musical expression. By incorporating submerged futuristic-breakbeats, haunting cinematic soundscapes, cutting edge modulations and the whole dark palette of sonorous sounds, Davide is figuratively painting a dramatic, ...

    On 31. März 2015 / By
  • Interview with

    Golden Diskó Ship

    Golden Diskó Ship is Theresa Stroetges, a young Berlin-based multi-instrumentalist and video artist who performs live as a one-girl orchestra. Her imaginative soundscapes, shifting from delicate melodic lines steeped in nostalgia to the feedback arcs and textured distortion of machine abuse, evoke lucid dreams and have won critical praise for their fresh, eclectic collages of electronic and acoustic sound. Her debut solo ...

    On 7. Januar 2015 / By
  • Interview with

    Tomaga

    TOMAGA is two musicians on a quest to deconstruct their normal sonic palette and create a new and unfamiliar sound world. Having played as musicians for years in band s such as The Oscillation, Shit N Shine, Neon Neon, Raime, Voice Of Seven Thunders, Luke Roberts and countless others, TOMAGA channels multi-instrumentalism into music that is by turns reminiscent of industrial, jazz, ...

    On 7. Januar 2015 / By
  • Interview with

    Martyn Heyne

    The guitarist and producer Martyn Heyne is a founding member of Trygghet and the Levenmuster Collective, with which he developed the album “Two View” as well as the DVD “Sensing City”. During the last few years, he has worked with the likes of Nils Frahm, The National, Orcas, Peter Broderick, and many more for recordings, concerts and at his Lichte Studio in ...

    On 20. November 2014 / By
  • Interview with

    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
  • Interview with

    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