Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Raven Chacon, Laura Ortman & William Fowler Collins

    On May 12, Raven Chacon will perform with two longtime collaborators at the KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art. His first set features Laura Ortman, a Brooklyn based composer and musician, who brings her Apache roots to masterful performances on violin, Apache violin, piano, electric guitar, and keyboards. In the second set, Raven will perform together with William Fowler Collins, a composer ...

    On 11. Mai 2018 / By
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    Frankie And The Witch Fingers

    West Coast screamers Frankie and the Witch Fingers trade on a tradition built up from the very fabric of psychedelic soul. Shot through with the same melted juke jitters that sent Doug Sahm, The 13th Floor Elevators and The Pretty Things scratching through the record needles of every child indebted to the vibrational cathedral, the L.A. crew comes barreling into 2017 with ...

    On 4. Mai 2018 / By
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    Atom TM

    FACTS: The Chinese of 3000 years ago were perhaps the earliest people to formalize odds and chance. The Greek philosophers discussed randomness at length, but only in non-quantitative forms. It was only in the 16th century that Italian mathematicians began to formalize the odds associated with various games of chance. The invention of the calculus had a positive impact on the formal ...

    On 30. April 2018 / By
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    The Space Lady

    Transmitting messages of peace and harmony, The Space Lady began her odyssey in the late 70s on the streets of Boston and San Francisco, playing versions of contemporary pop music with an accordion and dressed flamboyantly. Since then, she has invested in a Casio keyboard, complete with a phase shifter and headset mic, and continues to take popular song to otherworldly and ...

    On 26. April 2018 / By
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    Amiina

    Join amiina for their latest adventure, Fantômas. Originally composed as a live score to a silent masterpiece from 1913, amiina’s members decided right from the start that the music would also be able to stand on its own, independent of the visual narrative. Melancholic and ethereal, yet full of suspense, pounding rhythms and haunting melodies, amiina’s fans won’t be disappointed. Soundworld full ...

    On 17. April 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Saåad

    Descending from the Toulousian post-hardcore scene, Romain Barbot and Gregory Buffier have produced more than a dozen tormented ambient-drone records under the name Saåad, such as the remarkable Deep Float (Hands In The Dark, 2014). Upon invitation of the local Les Orgues festival, giving them access to the Puget organ located in the Church of Notre-Dame de la Dalbade, they composed an ...

    On 16. April 2018 / By
  • Interview with

    Mustafa Said

    Born in Cairo, 1983, Mustafa Said is a musician and musicologist. An Oud virtuoso and singer, whom music education started at very early age accompanying the “Mashayekh” of Tanta (Egypt), and learning from them the art of Inchad. He made a study trip around the mediteranean sea to study music from different areas, within a world music program at many universities started ...

    On 12. April 2018 / By
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    Skrap (Heida Mobeck and Anja Lauvdal)

    The Norwegian duo Skrap consists of Heida Mobeck and Anja Lauvdal. In the past few years they have made their mark in bands like Broen, Skadedyr and Moskus, and when the eccentric indie pop goddess Jenny Hval played at CTM festival in February it was „FEATURING SKRAP.“ In the summer of 2016, Skrap created Antropocen, a commissioned work for Moldejazz. Antropocen was ...

    On 8. April 2018 / By
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    Gigi Masin

    Gigi Masin is an Italian ambient musician from Venice. He is best known for his 1986 LP Wind and as a member of Gaussian Curve, a trio with Jonny Nash and Young Marco. A member of Italy’s underground electronic scene, Masin pressed Wind privately and only released it at a series of small concerts in 1986. Most of the remaining copies were ...

    On 6. April 2018 / By
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    Slavs and Tatars

    Slavs and Tatars is an art collective devoted to an area East of the former Berlin Wall and West of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. Their practice is based on three activities: exhibitions, books and lecture-performances. With a heady mix of high and low brow humor, the artists turn to sculptures, installations, and text to excavate and explore a ...

    On 28. März 2018 / By
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    Echo Collective

    The Echo Collective has become a part of the band over these last years of collaboration. From working together, to recording and performing, we have developed a deep mutual respect and a common musical language. There is no doubt our audience feels that connection. (Dustin O’halloran, A Winged Victory for the Sullen) They are a collective of classically trained and professionally active ...

    On 21. März 2018 / By
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    Lxandra

    Lxandra is originally from a small island just outside of Helsinki called Suomenlinna, but currently resides in and around the bright and bustling vibes of Berlin. Her debut single instantly caught our attention when it was released all the way back in February 2017, a captivating number called ‘Flicker’ that placed her striking voice at the front and centre of the song ...

    On 16. März 2018 / By
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    Lalume

    Lalume are a Berlin based Norwegian/Australian electro-pop duo formed in 2017 whilst studying electronic music production at university in Berlin. Auri comes from a family of Italian musicians, her Grandfather Eros Sciorilli was a renowned orchestral composer and her father was a 70’s singer-songwriter signed to Warner Brothers. She moved to Berlin from Paris where she was previously singing in a jazz ...

    On 13. März 2018 / By
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    Candice Gordon

    Berlin based Irish artist Candice Gordon will be releasing her single ‘The Kids are Alt-Right’ on the 16th of March with a launch show in Berlin’s Berghain Kantine. It’s atongue in cheek reflection on the extreme right movement in the form of a high-tension, trashy, garage rock song. It was recorded in a basement in Texas soon after Trump’s inauguration in 2017, ...

    On 13. März 2018 / By
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    Egyptology

    The Parisian duo, made up of Stéphane Laporte  (Domotic) and Olivier Lamm have been active since the late 90’s  in the French post-electronica/avant-pop scene. Sur les autres mondes is inspired by a publication by French astronomer Lucien Rudaux (1937, /Larousse/) in which he imagined the landscapes of other planets in our solar system through scientific descriptions. Partly composed for a performance at ...

    On 13. März 2018 / By