Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Ellen Arkbro

    Ellen Arkbro (b. 1990) is a composer and sound-artist based in Stockholm, Sweden, where she is currently studying for a master’s degree in composition. Arkbro’s work includes music in just intonation for acoustic instruments, as well as algorithmic works for synthesised tones. After undergoing studies in the theory and practice of tuning with La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela in New York, ...

    On 20. Juni 2017 / By
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    Ezio Bosso

    Ezio hat auf seinem Doppelalbum jeden Raum zweimal musikalische Gestaltet und mit persönlichen Erinnerungen verbunden. Er selbst – und das ist die traurige Entstehungsgeschichte des Albums befindet sich schon im 12. Raum, nachdem bei ihm 2011 völlig überraschend eine sehr seltene und unheilbare „neurodegenerative“Krankheit diagnostiziert wurde. Bis dahin hatte Ezio ein sehr schillerndes Künstlerleben in London verbracht und u.a. Ballett- und Filmmusik ...

    On 6. Juni 2017 / By
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    ROBEDOOR

    It’s been four years since Robedoor released their previous LP on Hands in the Dark, Primal Sphere, but this spring Britt and Alex Brown return with a new odyssey of chaos and psychosis: New Age Sewage. Written and recorded across multiple seismic life events (moves, births, deaths), the album is centered on heavy visions of negative west coast mythology. Themes of poison, ...

    On 30. Mai 2017 / By
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    Celso Piña

    Celso Piña is a notable mexican singer, composer and accordionist. He’s an accordion player and singer who has risen to be one of the most notable figures in cumbia music. Cumbia has it’s origins in Colombia’s African and indigenous populations, but it has spread to be one of the most universal Latin American genres. Celso Piña is a pioneer in mixing or ...

    On 30. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Helen Gillet

    Jazz-based cellist, singer, composer and improviser Helen Gillet grew up in Belgium, Singapore, Chicago and Wisconsin. Performing her own eclectic mix of French, Contemporary Jazz, North Indian, Blues and Classical styles, Gillet has forged a path for the cello in the New Orleans music scene since her arrival in 2002, winning Best Female Performer (2014 Gambit Big Easy Awards), Best Mixed Bag ...

    On 30. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    ANTIQUE HEART

    The voice is at the very core of Antique Heart’s subtle, delicate compositions. Tracks that at times flame up and expand into dramatic musical spheres. Dreamy piano chords and moody guitars set the tone for this band’s sonic realm, in which they tells us stories of being captivated by a desire which is bigger than life itself while watching the sky, getting ...

    On 23. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    SKIRT

    Berlin based avant haunting indie-electro solo project of Ursula Maurer enriched with polyphonic sounds and gently held-back vocals. Facts 1: „Moving on“ is my key to everything! 2: „Happiness is a warm gun“ John Lennon 3: I love life and I love the nature! Questions 1. What is the biggest inspiration for your music? The sound of the organ in the church ...

    On 23. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Janka Nabay

    At a mixing session in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Janka Nabay, the famed modernizer of indigenous Sierra Leonean Bubu music, proclaims: “Everywhere is sorrow, tears, blood and happiness. At the same time.” Nabay is not your typical purveyor of “global grooves” where cultures easily mix in a melting pot of electronic beats. For Nabay, the world is a strange and contradictory place. Violence and ...

    On 10. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Julie Byrne

    American wanderer Julie Byrne’s second album ‚Not Even Happiness‘ comes  3 years after her debut. A more confident beast, Not Even Happiness adds  atmospheric instrumentation and electronic flourishes to Byrne’s unusual  guitar tunings and fingerpicked melodies, moving the songs from the front-porch into subtle anthemia… FACTS 1:  I have double jointed shoulders 2:  When I was a child, I wanted to grow ...

    On 10. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Autist

    Autist is a french electronic band based in Berlin, consisting of songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Gabriel Santini with best friend and alter ego Julie Bourgeois. Autist covers and mixes a wide range of genres including electropunk, dance music, psychedelic, chanson, electronica. Their recordings aim to expand and connect musical horizons, mixing electronic and acoustic instrumentations, from noisy dance to experimental chanson and ...

    On 8. Mai 2017 / By
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    Petit Singe

    Petit Singe is an electronic alias of Hazina Francia created in 2013 following her interest in polyrhythms and deep bass. After years spent wandering through the outskirts of sonic experimentation and rave culture, she started walking her own path, incorporating different influences, rediscovering her eastern heritage and repurposing it by means of spiritual ambience and digital abstraction. Her groove always comes punctuated ...

    On 8. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Xenia Rubinos

    Visionary singer and music maker Xenia Rubinos dips in and out of genre and structure to create movingly powerful songs with her o.g. signature sound. Xenia’s powerhouse vocals are at the center of her music which grows from a wide range of influences from R&B to Hop-Hop to Jazz all delivered with a soulful Punk aura. Facts: 1. I’m in love ! ...

    On 2. Mai 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Jesse Woolston

    New Zealand Multi-media Artist & Composer, Jesse Woolston creates under the alias, Koronis. The outlet ranges from experimental electronic music combined with modern classical compositions, technology driven art and performance.   Facts: 1. In 1821, French Physicist, André-Marie Ampère invented the Solenoid (A long straight coil of wire that can be used to generate a nearly uniform magnetic field). 2. 1 + ...

    On 2. Mai 2017 / By
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    Aki Onda

    Aki Onda is a New York-based artist and composer. He is particularly known for his “Cassette Memories” — works compiled from a “sound diary” of field-recordings collected by using the cassette Walkman over a span of last quarter-century. He creates compositions, performances, and visual artworks from those sound memories. Onda often performs in interdisciplinary fields and collaborates with filmmakers, visual artists, and ...

    On 26. April 2017 / By
  • Interview with

    Thomas Mahmoud

    Born 1977 and based in Berlin, he is a cross-disciplinary artist. Musician, actor, author and radio play producer. Known with SFX and the Cologne band Von Spar. Thomas Mahmoud also played with Mouse on Mars, Khan of Finland, Michael Wertmüller, Omöohhhno pathuuontudonthose, The Nest and Tannhäuser Sterben & das Tod and recently collaborates with Phoebe Killdeer (Nouvelle Vague, The Short Straws) and ...

    On 20. April 2017 / By