Latest Interviews

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    Bohren & der Club of Gore

    Bohren & der Club of Gore is a German ambient/jazz band from Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The band was founded in 1992 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany by Thorsten Benning, Morten Gass, Robin Rodenberg and Reiner Henseleit. Originally, group members started out playing in various hardcore band s such as 7 Inch Boots and Chronical Diarrhoea. In 1992 they produced a crossover of ...

    On 28. August 2014 / By
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    Eric Lau

    Eric Lau is a British music producer and DJ from London, England . His production style is characterized by heavy drums, often unrecognisable samples and a mixture of live and sequenced instrumentation. He first gained exposure with the song “Im Fine” featuring Rahel on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Bubblers (Part 4) this release marked the resurgence of the stripped back soul style and ...

    On 28. August 2014 / By
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    Benjamin Finger

    Frank Benjamin Finger was educated at Oslo Photo Art School and graduated in Film Science at HIL before he started at the Film and TV Academy (NISS) in Oslo to become a director. Since then he has done several short films, music videos and participated at various photo exhibitions, besides working for television. He is now a freelancer (director/photographer). His debut album ...

    On 13. August 2014 / By
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    Siv Jakobsen

    Siv’s ethereal voice and haunting songwriting brings forth a delicate and modern take on Scand inavian Folk, comparable with other nordic favorites Ane Brun and Susanne Sundfør. Her 2013 debut For Those I Used To Know is a fearless performance and   a testament to her bold and honest songwriting. Siv is currently based in Oslo and New York, and enjoys performing ...

    On 7. August 2014 / By
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    Isaac Emmanuel / Young Magic

    Australian producer, Isaac Emmanuel and Indonesian vocalist, Melati Malay are the sonic pairing behind Young Magic, an electronic band formed and currently based in New York – whenever not travelling the world. The eclectic outfit has recorded music whilst traversing the four corners of the earth. After starting as a solo project, Isaac began playing with percussionist Michael Italia (who later left ...

    On 28. July 2014 / By
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    Andrea Belfi is a drummer, electroacoustic musician and composer. Belfi started studying drums at the age of 14. From 1995 to 1998 he got involved in numerous punk band s. Between 1998 and 2001 he lived in Milan where he attended Alberto Garutti’s contemporary art course, which helped him develop a wider understand ing of art. During that time Belfi became involved ...

    On 19. July 2014 / By
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    Yair Elazar Glotman / Ketev

    KETEV is a post techno project by Berlin-based sound artist and composer Yair Elazar Glotman. Phasing patterns from Reel-to-reel tape loops being manipulated by 4-Track cassette decks creating roaring textures above slow shifting rhythmic mantras. KETEV released his debut album on the experimental techno label Opal Tapes and is about to release his forthcoming Album on the UK Label Where to Now? ...

    On 22. June 2014 / By
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    Peter Broderick

    Peter Broderick is an American born multi-instrumentalist and singer. In his later teenage years he became entwined in the Portland (Oregon) indie folk scene, recording for the likes of M. Ward, Laura Gibson and Dolorean. 2007 saw him moving across the ocean to Denmark, where he began a long collaboration with the band Efterklang, touring the world with them for the next ...

    On 16. June 2014 / By
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    Gustavo Costa

    Gustavo Costa started playing drums in 1989 in several underground band s. Since then, studied drums, classical and contemporary percussion, music technology, sonology and composition with among others, Miguel Bernat, Fritz Hauser, Clarence Barlow, Dimitris Andrikopoulus and Frederick Gifford. As a musician played or collaborated with John Zorn, Damo Suzuki, Steve Mackay, Genocide, Tres Tristes Tigres, Stealing Orchestra, Alfred 23 Harth, Carlos ...

    On 3. June 2014 / By
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    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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    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