Latest Interviews

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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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    François J. Bonnet

    Franco-Swiss composer and electroacoustic musician François J. Bonnet is based in Paris. In addition to being Director of INA GRM (Institut national de l’audiovisuel / Groupe de Recherches Musicales), Bonnet is also a writer and theoretician – his books ‘The Order of Sounds, a sonorous Archipelago’ and ‘The Infra-World and After Death’ are published in English by Urbanomic. As a musician, Bonnet ...

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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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    Sarathy Korwar

    Born in the US, Sarathy Korwar grew up in Ahmedabad and Chennai in India. He began playing tabla aged 10, but was also drawn to the American music that he heard on the radio and leaking through the doorway of his local jazz music shop (Ahmad Jamal and John Coltrane were early discoveries). At 17, Korwar moved to Pune to study Environmental ...

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    Michel van der Aa

    Michel van der Aa (Netherlands, 1970) is a truly multidisciplinary figure in contemporary music. A unique voice, he combines composition with film and stage direction, and script writing. Classical instruments, voices, electronic sound, actors, theatre and video are all seamless extensions of his musical vocabulary. Before studying composition (with Diderik Wagenaar, Gilius van Bergeijk and Louis Andriessen), Van der Aa trained first ...

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    Eilis Frawley

    Classically trained and playing in bands wherever she’s settled in the world, Berlin-based Eilis Frawley (Party Fears, I Drew Blank) may have bags of experience but has only been creating as a solo artist since August 2018. A fast worker, ideas went to recordings and on to record label Reckless Yes, in just a year and debut single ‘illusions’ was released last ...

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    Kate Davis

    Kate Davis’ story is one of elegant artistic evolution. Having grown up in the spotlight as a jazz prodigy, she performed in the Grammy Jazz Ensemble, won ASCAP’s Robert Allen Award, played slots at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, and collected fervent endorsements from Herbie Hancock, Ben Folds, Alison Krauss and Jeff Goldblum among others. But — Kate outgrew her accolades. Days ...

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