Latest Interviews

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    Idris Ackamoor / The Pyramids

    The Pyramids, founded 1971 at ohio’s Antioch college. There they not only visited the legendary rock churches in Lalibela (ethopia), which lend one of their albums the name, but also lived in ghana and kenya for a while. members included the never resting Idris Ackamoor and his soon-to-become wife, flautist Margo Ackamoor. 2007 saw a highly energetic reunion of the group in ...

    On 19. January 2011 / By
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    Stephen Wilkinson / Bibio

    Bibio is the folk-meets-electronica project of self-taught producer/multi-instrumentalist Stephen Wilkinson (born 1978), from England ’s Black Country (aka the West Midland s). As a student of sonic arts at London’s Middlesex University, Wilkinson was first inspired by ’90s electronic acts such as Aphex Twin, Autechre, and especially Boards of Canada, but became equally intrigued by mid-20th century British folk. Facts We are ...

    On 18. January 2011 / By
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    Philippe Petit

    Philippe Petit is interested in soundtracks, even if he creates original music he’d rather be introduced as a “musical travel agent” than a composer. Petit uses turntables and laptops to build up electronic layers and take advantage of vinyl material to fondle released sounds. PETIT has assembled what people call a dream-team of collaborators, often joining Lydia Lunch or Faust onstage, and ...

    On 18. January 2011 / By
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    Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

    Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (CFTPA) is the musical solo-project of musician Owen Ashworth of Redwood City, California. Ashworth started CFTPA after he dropped out of film school in 1997. He has toured with other indie artists such as The Donkeys, The Papercuts, Cass McCombs, Kill Me Tomorrow, P:ano, The Dead Science, David Bazan, The Rapture, and Xiu Xiu. Additionally, his brother is ...

    On 25. October 2010 / By
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    Apparat is a German electronic musician living in Berlin and one of the owners of Shitkatapult records. In 2004, he appeared at a John Peel session. The tracks from this session were rerecorded and reworked in the studio and released as Silizium EP in 2005, as a tribute. In 2007 he formed his own band to play the album Walls live. Raz ...

    On 19. October 2010 / By
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    Jay Scarlett

    11plus3 is designed to give you an insight into the motivations and aspirations of the best creative minds in the world. This time with Munich based music mastermind and beat producer Jay Scarlett. Each artist is asked 11 set questions and to contribute 3 “facts” which can be any statement from them on absolutely anything:  their own views on politics, religion, the environment, ...

    On 14. October 2010 / By
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    Fulgeance’s music is a perfect blend of huge, synth-laced French Electro and modern Instrumental Hip Hop. Fulgeance takes club music into the realm of intelligent musical arrangements, yet always remains “dumb” enough to work the floor. Hyperactive by nature, his productions have served as a showcase for his MPC skills and rich musical heritage, establishing him as a rising figure in the French beat ...

    On 12. October 2010 / By
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    Cortney Tidwell

    Cortney Tidwell comes from a country music background: her mother, Connie Eaton, had a brief brush with fame in the 1970s, and her father, like Tidwell’s husband (and co-producer) Todd, works in one of Nashville’s prestigious Music Row establishments. Growing up in the heart of Music City she spent her childhood years in her bedroom, avoiding the painful breakup of her parents’ marriage ...

    On 8. October 2010 / By
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    Lambchop, originally Posterchild, is a band from Nashville, Tennessee. Lambchop is loosely associated with the alternative country genre. The music website Allmusic refers to them as “arguably the most consistently brilliant and unique American group to emerge during the 1990s”. Never a band with a “core” lineup, Lambchop has consisted of a large and fluid collective of musicians focused around its creative ...

    On 7. October 2010 / By
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    Sepalcure’s combination of love for bass and 90s house acapellas is the culmination of a cathartic two week collaboration be tween Machinedrum and Praveen. Their mix of tribal dub, house and two step beats works equally well for both late nights in the club and rainy, introspective nights at home. Detroit techno chords cut through wooden beats, neon synths and dubbed out ...

    On 4. October 2010 / By
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    Illum Sphere

    Ryan Hunn, AKA Illum Sphere, is founder of Manchester’s renowned club night Hoya:Hoya, has remixed Radiohead, toured the world’s best club nights and released music on some of its finest imprints – 3024, Tectonic, Young Turks, and now Ninja Tune, where he’s found a long term home. “Ghosts Of Then And Now” arrives on the back of eager expectation. If anyone seemed set to ...

    On 30. September 2010 / By
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    An experimental and self taught singer and songwriter originally hailing from South East London, Andreya Triana grew up submerged in a multicultural atmosphere. 2006 saw her selected from thousand s to take part in the Red Bull Music Academy in Australia where she further developed her style for improvisation and secured links with some of the best producers and musicians on the music ...

    On 29. September 2010 / By
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    Nils Frahm

    Nils Frahm works as an accomplished composer and producer from his Berlin-based Durton Studio. For a musician this early in his career, Frahm displays an incredibly developed sense of control and restraint in his work, catching the ear of many fans. As the recognition continues to grow for his previous solo piano works ‘Wintermusik’ (2009) and ‘The Bells’ (2009), 2011 saw the ...

    On 28. September 2010 / By
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    Hugo Olim

    Hugo Olim was born in Madeira island , Portugal. He works in the field of visual arts, with a focus on the mediums of video and photography. The aim of his practice is to explore the diverse nature of imagery and its relationship with sound, time, space and technology. He is currently a teacher in the Art and Design department at the University of ...

    On 15. September 2010 / By
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    Mr. Dibiase

    Hailing from LA’s very own Watt’s, Mr. Dibiase a.k.a Diabolic’s productions run the gambit from 8 bit video game classics to seductive soul to raw grungy bangers this guy has no limitations no sample is safe. This 12 time beat battle champion and runner up of the Los Angeles RED BULL BIG TUNE BATTLE. Originally 1 started making beats in 95 with ...

    On 14. September 2010 / By