Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    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
  • Interview with

    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
  • Interview with

    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
  • Interview with

    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
  • Interview with

    Barry Burns from Mogwai

    Barry Burns is a Scottish musician  best known for his work with Mogwai. Mogwai is a Scottish post-rock band, formed in 1995 in Glasgow. The band consists of Stuart Braithwaite (guitar, vocals),  John Cummings (guitar, vocals),  Barry Burns (guitar, piano, synthesizer, vocals),  Dominic Aitchison (bass guitar), and Martin Bulloch (drums). The band typically composes lengthy guitar-based instrumental pieces that feature dynamic contrast, melodic bass guitar lines, and heavy use of distortion and effects. Burns joined Mogwai just ...

    On 26. Mai 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    Dieter Möbius

    Dieter Moebius is a German/Swiss experimental/krautrock/ambient/electronic musician. Moebius studied art in Brussels and Berlin and met there Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Conrad Schnitzler (Tangerine Dream). They founded a band Kluster in 1969. After the departure of Schnitzler, they changed their name to Cluster. Later Moebius and Roedelius founded the band Harmonia with Michael Rother (Neu!), which also collaborated with Brian Eno. Dieter Moebius was involved into numerous projects with such musicians as Conny Plank,  Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru). Moebius toured with Michael Rother as Rother & Moebius in 2007. Additionally, on 27 November ...

    On 13. Mai 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    James Lavelle from Unkle

    Everything James Lavelle has created and initiated has been driven by the same irrepressible sense of curiosity and an incorruptible willingness to take risks. The music released today under the banner of UNKLE is very different from early UNKLE records. The spirit is the same. Unkle are a British musical outfit founded in 1994 by school friends James Lavelle and Tim Goldsworthy. Originally categorised as trip hop, ...

    On 12. Mai 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    Midori Hirano

    MimiCof a.k.a. midori hirano is a Japanese musician, composer, sound artist and producer, born in Kyoto and now based in Berlin, stems across a diverse range of genres and cultures. Her productions are based around the use of traditional instrumentation such as the piano or strings, but yet her works are so diverse and eclectic mixture of modern digital sounds with subtle ...

    On 11. Mai 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    Hans-Joachim Roedelius / Cluster

    Roedelius – The Diary Of The Unforgotten/Selbstportrait VI was released at April 23th, 2010 on Bureau B. A beautiful collection of recordings from 1972 to 1978, first released in 1990 (with different artwork). „Selbstportrait VI“ contains compositions Roedelius did in addition to his work with Cluster, Harmonia and Brian Eno in the legendary Forst years. In the booklet Roedelius looks back on ...

    On 3. Mai 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    Jack Barnett from These New Puritans

    These New Puritans are a London-based band from the Southend-on-Sea area. The group consists mainly of Jack Barnett (songwriter, producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist), his twin brother George Barnett (drums, loops) and Thomas Hein (bass, sampler, keyboards, drums). Sophie Sleigh-Johnson (keyboards, sampler) was an active member of TNP between 2006 and 2010. They have recorded three albums,  Beat Pyramid, released in 2008,  Hidden, released in 2010, and Field of Reeds, ...

    On 29. April 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    Homecut

    Homecut is the brainchild of Hip-Hop emcee/producer Testament. Conscious lyricism, live instrumentation and mix of Soul, Hip-Hop and sonic experimentation mark out Homecut as a fresh sound on the UK landscape. The critically acclaimed debut album “No Freedom without sacrifice" was released in 2009 and features collaborations with Grammy winner Corinne Bailey Rae, Mercury Prize nominee Soweto Kinch, US rap legend J-Live, ...

    On 27. April 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    James Fox

    James Fox is a producer and DJ currently based in Bristol, UK. His early 12"s on the likes of TAKE Records and Well Rounded Housing Project combined the jack and groove of deep house with the bass pressure of the UK underground and in doing so found their way into the boxes of respected DJs and selectors across several genres. Follow up releases for ...

    On 28. März 2010 / By
  • Interview with

    Jason Forrest

    Jason Forrest is an electronic music producer known for noisy experimental electronica and breakcore incorporating many ideas of mash-up and rock and roll. Largely produced and performed on a single computer (including live shows), his songs tend to be constructed from digital samples of found sounds and other artists' music. Until 2004 he recorded under the name Donna Summer, an allusion to ...

    On 5. Februar 2010 / By