Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Dejot aka Daniel Jakob

    Dejot aka Daniel Jakob (aka Dubokaj) is a Swiss electronica producer, film composer based in the city of Bern. He has been steadily producing music since the 90s, collaborating with the likes of Lee Scratch Perry, Yellow, Nicolette, Bongeziwe Mabandla etc. He also remixed songs for artists such as Imogen Heap, Pressure Drop, Dawn Penn, Bonaparte etc. In 2017, he was nominated ...

    On 22. February 2019 / By
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    Abigail Toll of Ionian Death Robes

    Ionian Death Robes takes its cue from atmospheric, doom-inspired soundscapes. The live shows often assume various solo and collaborative formats that draw on the dialogue between confessional chanting and the discordant distressing of violin and flute. Ionian Death Robes’ first EP titled ‘Old World | New Ruins‘ was released late January 2019. FACTS: 1: “The erotic has often been misnamed by men ...

    On 22. February 2019 / By
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    Meriel Price

    Meriel Price writes contemporary music theatre, is an award winning saxophonist, actress/performer and visual artist. As a member of the ensemble DieOrdnungDerDinge she creates staged concert programmes that explore the space between concert and theater/performance in a visual, playful manner. They perform internationally in venues such as the Guggenheim, Bilbao, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Schauspielhaus Zurich, Grüner Salon (Volksbühne) Berlin. ...

    On 17. February 2019 / By
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    Catnapp

    Catnapp is the guise of Argentinian artist Amparo Battaglia. Doing her very own thing since many years, the Berlin based producer, singer/rapper and striking performer has already (self-)released a couple of records full of boundless creativity and originality, taking whatever she needs from every electronic genre as well as pop and rap music. Amparo cites classic influences like The Prodigy, Aphex Twin, ...

    On 15. February 2019 / By
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    Mariuca of Northwest

    Northwest is one of the most interesting musical projects in the independent scene. Their sound has been defined as ‘new and experimental’, ‘cinematic and ethereal’ and compared to acts like Portishead, Broadcast, Debussy and Robert Wyatt, among others. Their live shows and videos (with a flavor reminiscent of old soviet movies, pre-raphaelite pictures and elements of dance and theater improvisation) have demonstrated ...

    On 8. February 2019 / By
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    Black To Comm

    Black To Comm is the solo project of German sound artist Marc Richter. Through his output both as an artist and through his eclectic Dekorder label, Richter has established himself as a singular voice of new music. Operating at the fringes of drone and ambient genres, his music is darkly magical and deeply atmospheric, underpinned by a signature surrealism. A relentless sonic ...

    On 8. February 2019 / By
  • Interview with

    Marc Melià

    Marc Melià is a Catalan multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Brussels (Belgium). For performing his music he takes simple ingredients: a Prophet 08 synthesizer, his voice filtered through a vocoder, and a limited palette of effects, to create electronic soundscapes and songs that evoke a sonic area between the classic minimalism and the cinematic music. Marc Melià breaks the electronic music rules: ...

    On 8. February 2019 / By
  • Interview with

    Janine Cathrein of Black Sea Dahu

    White Creatures – the debut full-length from Swiss outfit Black Sea Dahu – is the type of record that will rearrange your internal architecture and, ultimately, make you see the world and yourself anew. If you let it. When you press play, you are basically committing to a vision quest, an x-ray like rendering of the human condition as experienced by vocalist ...

    On 1. February 2019 / By
  • Interview with

    Bayonne

    Roger Sellers aka Bayonne is a lot of things. He’s a minimalist composer with a knack for making hypnotic, enveloping songs from a few repeated musical phrases. He’s a gifted musician who is mostly self-taught, having abandoned formal study because it was draining the life from his work. He’s a self-described disciple of Phil Collins. Each song on Bayonne’s upcoming album ‘Drastic ...

    On 25. January 2019 / By
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    Sarah Louise

    January 25th 2019 will see the release of ‘Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars’ – American experimental guitarist and composer Sarah Louise’s 4th studio album. In her most fearless work to date, Louise broadens beyond folk forms, turning streams of raw electric guitar into entire oceans of aural texture. Her rich playing is warped beyond recognition through inventive synthesizing and digital manipulations. The innovative songs ...

    On 22. January 2019 / By
  • Interview with

    Michael Rother

    Michael Rother, best known for being a founding member of the band Neu!, and short-lived member of Düsseldorf’s Kraftwerk, needs no further introduction. On February 22nd 2019 Grönland Records will release Rother’s ‘Solo’, a collection comprising his entire solo work with innovative producer Conny Plank and Can drummer Jaki Liebezeit, his most guitar-heavy records under his own name, and the music that ...

    On 18. January 2019 / By
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    Maurice de Martin of GIRLS

    Maurice de Martin is the founder of GIRLS, the reincarnation of a forgotten all female proto-Krautrock showband from Upper Bavaria, Southern Germany. Active from 1967 to 1972, the original GIRLS became the female source of proto-Krautrock with Maurice de Martin’s mother Anny being the drummer and driving force of the band. After her passing GIRLS dissolved in 1972 and recordings of the ...

    On 11. January 2019 / By
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    Stefan Roigk

    Stefan Roigk (*1974) is a fine artist living in Berlin. Roigk deals with the borders of abstract sound collages, sculptures, installations, performance and graphical scores. His artistic focus is to direct fragments of everyday life into dynamic intermedia arrangements, which he creates with an exceptionally visual language as a transformatory principle for his concept of sound and music. The synaesthetic approach of ...

    On 11. December 2018 / By
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    Jackie Charles

    Jackie Charles started in Berlin 2017 as the love child, band and alter ego of songwriter Kaja Bremnes. After a string of shows the band grew to become darlings on the continental European underground scene. With synths as the base and reverby guitar twang, the band lies somewhere within the illusive dream pop genre. Jackie Charles have been compared to everything from ...

    On 7. December 2018 / By
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    Marc Sinan

    Marc Sinan is a Berlin based composer and guitarist with a German-Turkish-Armenian background. As the artistic director of the Marc Sinan Company he assembles musicians, composers and other artists for project based collaborations in different constellations. Close artistic partners are composer Helmut Oehring and Oğus Büyükberber, The Dresdner Sinfoniker and the No Border Orchestra. In 2018 the Marc Sinan Company released its ...

    On 6. December 2018 / By