Latest Interviews

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    Youth Pictures of Florence Henderson

    Youth Pictures of Florence Henderson came to be when a group of four classmates Morten (drums), Gjermund (guitar), Torbjørn (guitar) and Audun (bass) at the Bodø University decided to start a band in 2003. Their first demo, recorded in early 2004, consisted of everything from pop, via country and punk, to long and dreamy post-rock tunes. They decided they liked the latter genre, ...

    On 14. September 2010 / By
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    Punch & the Apostles

    Utilising traditional styles of music while subverting their pre-determined, anachronistic associations Punch & the Apostles display obscurely the luminescent, deathless forms of a time-drowned epoch through a cross-pollination of jazz, blues and classical punk. The songs are brilliantly rousing and gloriously anarchic. Having already not so much scraped as scooped, blasted, gouged and gashed a niche for themselves in the virulent accumulation of puss and ...

    On 8. September 2010 / By
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    Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

    Miguel Atwood-Ferguson is a freelance multi-instrumentalist/dj/arranger/composer/music director/producer/educator residing in Los Angeles, California. The depth and range of Atwood-Ferguson’s work is vast, having contributed to over 300 recordings, and countless live concerts. Miguel’s interests are many and he performs, tours and records with ensembles ranging from electronica, avant-garde, jazz, classical, hip-hop, and pop to name a few from countries all around the world. Facts ...

    On 7. September 2010 / By
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    Oriol

    Of Spanish and Trinidadian heritage, The Barcelona born (but Cambridge based) Oriol expand ed his horizons and learnt his craft at London’s broken beat related CDR (also home of Floating Points). With lush synths and a truly fresh sound evoking the summertime grooves of 80s boogie, 70s soul and mid 80s electro. Two weeks after it was released, Planet Mu issued Oriol’s first full-length, ...

    On 7. September 2010 / By
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    Cylob

    Cylob is the alias of electronic music maker Chris Jeffs. A trombone player in his youth, he progressed to experimenting with electronic music and recording in his late teens. At first inspired by early 80′s synth-pop, old-school hip-hop and electro, and dance pioneers Art Of Noise, 808 State and LFO, Chris gave a demo tape to Aphex Twin at a gig in early ...

    On 17. August 2010 / By
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    Max Tundra

    Ben Jacobs, more commonly known by the stage name Max Tundra, is an English multi-instrumental musician, singer and music producer. His work is predominantly electronic music  but incorporates non-electronic styles and instruments. Other than his full length albums, he has also done remix work for band s of varying genres including Franz Ferdinand , Architecture in Helsinki, Kid606 and the Pet Shop Boys. ...

    On 17. August 2010 / By
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    Sahy Uhns

    Sahy Uhns aka Carl Madison Burgin has been producing hip-hop and electronic music since his early teenage years, creating music using any strange sound he could find. The LA native draws inspiration from West Coast hip-hop culture and channels his musical energy into generating new and unique sounds – recording everywhere he travels. Sahy Uhns’ use of custom designed software, hardware, modified ...

    On 23. Juli 2010 / By
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    Chris Bryan from Irk The River

    Chris Bryan is singer and guitarist with Manchester band ‘Irk The River’. Facts 1: Original Modern. Peter Saville’s motto for Manchester is something I want to strive for when writing. Is it original and is it modern? It should be a checklist for any true creative. 2: I hanker for some of that underground arts culture that you’ve got in Berlin. Everything in 21st century Britain is ...

    On 22. Juli 2010 / By
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    Adam Marshall

    Adam Marshall is the producer & label-head of New Kanada records. Born and raised in Toronto, and now based in Berlin, Marshall has been active as a producer, DJ, promoter and label head for 10 years. Marshall has long been a top-notch producer, but the past few years have seen his work getting more inspired, more experimental and more confident in its ...

    On 22. Juli 2010 / By
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    Masayoshi Fujita

    Masayoshi Fujita aka El Fog is a vibraphonist and composer based in Berlin. Being influenced by classic, jazz and many other kinds of music, but not following ordinary vibraphone play style and theory of composition, Masayoshi seeks his own sound of vibraphone, and new possibility of it. He also makes unique and beautiful sounds using bows (for string instruments),  strings of beads and ...

    On 20. Juli 2010 / By
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    Basic Soul Unit

    Hong Kong born and raised in Canada, Stuart Li aka Basic Soul Unit has been steadily making his mark in underground electronic music circles since his first release in 2003. Reflecting his diverse interest in music, Stuart’s house & techno productions can swing from lush and soulful to crunchy and jacking . He has released and remixed music on respected labels. The ...

    On 14. Juli 2010 / By
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    Myele from Electric Wire Hustle

    With their debut self-titled album Electric Wire Hustle achieved cult status. A number one song on Hype Machine, five-star reviews from the likes of Okayplayer, and BBC Radio support from Gilles Peterson and Benji B secured them unwavering support internationally. A flood of production requests followed their first release, the fruits of which we will see in 2013, along with their heavily anticipated ...

    On 5. Juli 2010 / By
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    Suff Daddy „The Gin Diaries“

    „Suff“ means „drinking heavy“ in German and his favourite drinks are Pilsetten and Tanqueray. Suff Daddy grew up in Düsseldorf (the city of Kraftwerk), listening to the 90ies hip-hop-collection of his older brother. His favourite group back than were Tha Alkaholics. He caught the beatbug after he moved to Berlin a couple of years ago, inspired by Quasimoto and Jaylib. Suff Daddy started ...

    On 30. Juni 2010 / By
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    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
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    Shigeto

    Zach  records under the name Shigeto. It’s his middle name; it’s also his grand father’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 stand s for Zach’s vividly beautiful electronic music. Beat-driven but given to richly textured sound design, rhythmically fractured but ...

    On 25. Juni 2010 / By