Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Heidrun Schramm

    When you think of a media artist and composer, you might not think of Heidrun Schramm but you should. Her desk is littered with cables, gear, laptop and avid curiosity that combines into an expression. An expression worth looking and listening to. Heidrun Schramm is a Berlin-based media artist and composer, who works in the fields of electroacoustic music, installation and video. ...

    On 2. June 2014 / By
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    Mike Heron

    Together with Robin Williamson and Clive Palmer, Mike Heron was a founder member of The Incredible String Band . Formed in Edinburgh in 1965, they soon broke from the folk club beginnings they shared with other emerging artists such as Bert Jansch, John Martyn, Davey Graham and Billy Connolly to pioneer an eclectic “world music” approach. Together with a dance group “Stone ...

    On 31. May 2014 / By
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    DOOMSQUAD

    Dark new agers DOOMSQUAD (No Pain In Pop, Toronto/ Hand Drawn Dracula) re-code the electronic music narrative with a more worldly and cosmological presence than the genre would normally dictate. Their songs are rich in variance and full of vividness, spanning across their entire debut LP Kalaboogie. Drawing in guitar, flute, percussion and synth, the Montreal and Toronto-based siblings Allie, Jaclyn and ...

    On 19. May 2014 / By
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    Big Ups

    Brendan Finn, Joe Galarraga, Amar Lal, and Carlos Salguero Jr. met whilst learning about specifications of Cat 5 cables in NYC. Big Ups blend punk, post-punk, metal, and indie rock into a salty mash that gets stuck to the roof of your mouth. At their brightest, they have been likened to The Descendents, but at their sludgiest, they call to mind band ...

    On 16. May 2014 / By
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    Alex Neilson / Trembling Bells

    Alex Neilson leader and drummer of the Trembling Bells originally comes from Leeds but is now based in Glasgow with his band . His musical prowess has allowed him to perform with a great number of band s and artists. He is likely most known for his collaborations with the prolific, multi-instrumentalist Richard Youngs and the elusive American folk/blues singer-songwriter Jadek. In ...

    On 12. May 2014 / By
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    Ian Hicks & Patricia Hall / Soft Metals

    Soft Metals is a multi-disciplinary electronic duo from Portland , Oregon now residing in Los Angeles, California. Its members Ian Hicks and Patricia Hall were brought together through a common love of 1970s and 80s synthesizer music and began writing and recording songs together in the spring of 2009. Inspiration came to them by way of experimental electronic sounds, film soundtracks, early ...

    On 9. May 2014 / By
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    Guido Möbius

    Producer/ composer/ multi-instrumentalist Guido Möbius is an amazing musician and highly entertaining performer, who also runs the label Emphase Records and the publishing company Autopilot Music Publishing. Next to his critically acclaimed albums Möbius lives up to his fullest potential in his unpredictable live concerts – armed with nothing more than his guitar, his voice, a trumpet and a few effect pedals, ...

    On 6. May 2014 / By
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    Emilíana Torrini

    Emilíana Torrini Davíðsdóttir is a half Iceland ic, half Italian singer/songwriter whose music embraces elements of folk, electronica, pop/rock, and trip-hop, and who has earned favorable comparisons to such vocally gifted artists as Beth Hirsch and Björk. Born in 1977 in Iceland , Torrini was raised in Kópavogur, where she attended opera school. After three releases (Spoon, Crouçie D’où Là, and Merman), ...

    On 5. May 2014 / By
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    Diane Cluck

    American Singer-Songwriter Diane Cluck brings to life the essence of folk in her music and voice. She has studied piano from an early age and has become known as one of the more unique styled guitar players. She began to perform her Neo-Folk songs in New York and quickly became a mainstay in the New York folk scene. Diane has performed at cafes and ...

    On 5. May 2014 / By
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    Carla Bozulich

    New York City born, Carla Bozulich began her musical career in 1982 by contributing to an album by Gary Kail called Zurich 1916 (Creative Nihilism), a gem in the Musique concrète genre. From there Carla has spread her wings becoming lead singer and founder of the Alt-Country band The Geraldine Fibbers and the trio Evangelista as well as many other musical ventures. Although ...

    On 5. May 2014 / By
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    Alex Cameron

    Alex Cameron is probably best known as one of the members of Sydney-based electronic trio Seekae, who have released the acclaimed albums “The Sounds of Trees Falling on People” and “+Dome” on Rice is Nice within the last 6 years. Camerons debut solo LP “Jumping The Shark”, released in November 2013, is a collection of tales about sadness and inevitable failure, short ...

    On 28. April 2014 / By
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    Damo Suzuki

    Born in Japan in 1950, young Kenji “Damo” Suzuki left the archipelago in the late 1960s for good and spent his teenage days wand ering around Europe. While busking on Munich’s streets he got discovered and instantly “employed” by German Krautrock band CAN in 1970, which he joined as singer for 3 years. After a decade of spiritual pause without any music ...

    On 31. March 2014 / By
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    Markus Mehr

    Markus Mehr had started making music back in the 80ies. His musical roots intitially are in rock music as can be heard on numerous album releases published under various band names and the pseudonym Aroma. After being on tour for years with the projects mentioned above, Mehr decided to take a musical new step, to release under his name. With the album ...

    On 24. March 2014 / By
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    Clara Hill

    Born in East-Berlin, Clara Hill did her first musical experiments on an East German Triola, a plastic guitar and a small plastic piano, while always playing by ear as she never learned to read music. She has built a reputation as a superb live vocalist with several band s, Jazzanova amongst others, as well as with her solo live PA performance. For ...

    On 21. March 2014 / By
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    Patric Catani

    Patric Catani is an Electronic / Hip-Hop / Experimental and Chiptune musician, producer, remixer based in Berlin. At the age of 16 he released his first record produced on an Amiga 500 under the name E-De Cologne. Apart from his solo projects as Patric Catani and his alter ego Cand ie Hank, he collaborated with Chilly Gonzales, Max Turner and Angie Reed, ...

    On 17. March 2014 / By