Latest Interviews

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    TMPLT

    Berlin-based artist TMPLT starts his own label [TMPLT Records] with a double LP named ‘The Verge’ [TMPLT001]. Inspired by the likes of The Prodigy, Martyn, Finger Lickin’ Records and a lot more, TMPLT creates 12 unique tracks with dark and massive bassline impacts. The Verge is a musical journey through various genres such as drum ‘n’ bass, breakbeat, dub techno away from ...

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    Katie Von Schleicher

    Katie Von Schleicher has released her new album, ‘Consummation’, via Full Time Hobby. Von Schleicher presents its lead single, ‘Caged Sleep,’ as well as an ominous accompanying video directed by Matt Strickland. ‘Caged Sleep’ is a jagged, upbeat Krautrock track, and one of the last written for the album. “While the rest of the songs were being mixed, I had a vivid ...

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    HAINBACH

    Based out of Berlin, Germany, electro-acoustic music composer and performer Hainbach (Opal Tapes, Seil Records) creates shifting audio landscapes The Wire called ‘One hell of a trip’. Using esoteric synthesizers, test equipment, magnetic tape and idiophones his music is both abstract yet very much a corporal experience. He has become known for his immersive live performances for and recently through his YouTube ...

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    Oddarrang

    Olavi Louhivuori is known as the leader of his successful group Oddarrang, plus as the go-to drummer for the likes of Tomasz Stanko, Susanne Abbuehl, Claudio Filippini and Mats Eilertsen. In 2018, he premiered his new major work ‘Net Of Indra’ with Nordic legends Eivind Loenning, Juhani Aaltonen and Palle Danielsson. Louhivuori has also released music as a solo artist on the ...

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    Marja Ahti

    Marja Ahti is a musician and composer based in Turku, Finland. Ahti works with field recordings and other acoustic sound material combined with synthesizers and electronic feedback in order to find the space where these sounds start to mimic each other or communicate. She makes music that rides on waves of slowly warping harmonies and mutating textures – rough edged, yet precise ...

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    Key Clef

    Key Clef is a Berlin based, italian dj and producer with strong passion for analogue instruments. After experiencing the last years of the flourishing rave scene in Rome and accomplishing a degree in sound engineering her creative process evolved into different directions from club music, to performance art and electro acoustics. In 2013 she released her first digital EP followed by releases ...

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    Harry of Hudson Taylor

    From these modest baby-steps as “Harry & Alfie”, the brothers Hudson Taylor developed their songwriting skills and live performance chops on the streets of Dublin and other European cities. Drawing on inspiration from classic rock idols like The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel and The Beatles – seeing AC/DC aged eleven was a revelation – to more contemporary influences like Fleet Foxes, ...

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    Evan Caminiti

    Evan Caminiti is a composer and sound artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Working primarily with electronics, guitar, and field recordings, his process draws from traditions of minimalism, dub, and musique concrete to create vivid aural narratives. He has performed throughout Europe, North America, Japan, and Australia in solo performances and as a member of the duos Barn Owl and Higuma. Caminiti ...

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    Christine Ott

    Christine Ott has performed as a solo ondist with numerous classical orchestras at festivals and in operas around the world. In 2006, she was chosen to represent the ondes martenot at the inaugural Festival of Electronic Music in Budapest. At the same time, she has been teaching the instrument at the Strasbourg Conservatory since 1997 and in 2019 received a music teaching ...

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    Sven Holm of Novoflot

    Novoflot is an independent opera company based in Berlin. It was founded in 2002 by director Sven Holm, conductor Vicente Larrañaga and performance artist and dramaturge Sebastian Bark. The team’s productions of Ernst Krenek’s The Belltower and Tommaso Traetta’s Antigona received widespread attention and recognition. Novoflot’s production and performance venues have been Hamburg State Opera, Ultraschall festival, the festival Warsaw Autumn, Théâtre ...

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    Olivia Block

    Olivia Block is a media artist and composer. She creates experimental music for releases and concerts, site-specific multi-speaker installations, sound design for cinema and scores for orchestra and chamber groups. Her compositions include electronic textures, field recordings, amplified objects and orchestral instruments. She performs using oscillators, microphones, amplified objects, shortwave radio, and many other sound-making materials. Feature articles about Block have been ...

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    Emika

    Following on from the hugely popular ‘Klavirni’, Emika’s second installment of piano solos are a magical cluster of melodies, dreamy effects, obscure production mistakes with tape echoes and other old analog gear. The pieces were recorded during the time she was pregnant with her first child Silvy, to whom she has dedicated this record ‘To Silvy who heard it first from the ...

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    Alicia Edelweiss

    Alicia Edelweiss used to be a street musician for quite a while. Now singer, composer, producer, circus artist, theatrical performer and a lot more – Alicia Edelweiss performs something between freak folk, anti folk and chamber pop and is based in Vienna currently. Her new album “When I’m enlightened, everything will be better” came out on Medienmanufaktur Wien in 2019. After concerts ...

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    Inland

    Inland (real name Ed Davenport) is a British producer, DJ and founder of Counterchange Recordings based in Berlin. Known for his detailed and explorative techno, he’s released numerous EPs on his home label Counterchange which was set up in 2013, appeared on Ostgut Ton, Figure, Infrastructure and Nonplus, and released his debut LP on Ostgut Ton sub-label A-TON, an Audio-Visual collaboration with ...

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    Meadows

    Intimate, stirring, authentic and profound, Meadows turns his insides out; sometimes gloomy, sometimes hopeful, but always full of life and emotions. Born and raised in the small town of Söderköping, on the east coast of Sweden, the finger style guitarist and songwriter Christoffer Wadensten has traveled the world under the alias Meadows. He’s been sharing his introspective, dreamy acoustic music at clubs ...

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