Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Albrecht Ziepert

    Albrecht Ziepert, part of the electronic band Pentatones, theatre musician and composer for the Berlin dance company MS Schrittmacher. In their new performance HEIMATFRONT (DOMESTIC FRONT) MS Schrittmacher is dealing with the question ‚How long we can ignore the exploiting and martial consequences of our lifestyle in the comfort zone of Europe‘. Playing live in the performance Albrecht Ziepert creates an own ...

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    Timothy Gane

    Over their 19-year career, Tim Gane has changed the parameters of British pop, rock and electronics with his Farfisa-fuelled wizardry and kosmische high jinx.  As a key member of experimental band s Stereolab and McCarthy, and more recently as a filmscore composer and founder of the expansive electronic trio Cavern of Anti-Matter, Tim has restlessly pushed his understand ing of musical form. ...

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    Koenraad Lumisokea

    Lumisokea is a Belgian-Italian duo, formed by Koenraad Ecker and Andrea Taeggi, both based in Berlin. Their music music can be described as being highly tactile, rich in texture and polyrhythmic, blurring the lines between the acoustic and the electronic to create a challenging and introspective listening experience. Lumisokea’s influences range from dub to musique concrète, various percussion music traditions from Asia ...

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    Reinhold Friedl

    Reinhold Friedl was born in 1964, lives in Berlin since 1987. He studied piano with Renate Werner, Alan Marks and Alexand er von Schlippenbach, mathematics and musicology in Stuttgart and Berlin. As a performer, interpreter and composer, he has received various fellowships – Eurocréation Paris, the Rome Fellowship (Villa Serpentara) of the Berlin Academy of Arts, STEIM Amsterdam-, as well as various ...

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    Franck Vigroux

    Franck Vigroux is one of the few artists who are both a musician and a director. As a composer performer he has the rare capacity to produce a very wide range of sounds from electroacoustic to industrial noise, modern composition and  experimental electronic music. He has performed and recorded with internationally renowned musicians such as Mika Vainio (Pan Sonic),  Reinhold Friedl, Elliott Sharp, Joey Baron, Zeena Parkins, Ars Nova ...

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    Sven Helbig

    Sven Helbig is part of a generation of composers that no longer acknowledges the traditional lines between the world of classical composing, experimental art and pop music. He composes choir, orchestra and chamber music for classical concert venues and goes on tour with electronic music. In his solo concerts he radically edits his orchestra compositions – deconstructs and recreates them digitally or ...

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  • Interview with

    Stephen Coates / X-RAY AUDIO / The Real Tuesday Weld

    When people describe the artist Stephen Coates, they would say, that he is multifaceted music composer, producer – but that is just one of the his aspect which we could gain.Also known as the author of “X-Ray Audio project” these days, in some moments he tells us the checkered stories of vinyl type discs which has partial images of skeletons, called ‘Bones’ or ...

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  • Interview with

    Kyoka

    The sounds which Japanese-born artist Kyoka create, are sometimes unrefined to define it as some specific genre – as it is experimental, rough, but at once even beautiful and pop.Nevertheless, its contradicting factors construct her own resonance in the outputs, grabbing an audience to dance. Although she often referred as the first ever female solo artist from legendary Berlin-based electronic label, raster-noton, her ...

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  • Interview with

    Selvhenter

    Eget Værelse is an artist collective and label founded in 2010 by Maria Bertel, Jaleh Negari, Sonja LaBianca, Maria Diekmann and Anja Jacobsen. Eget Værelse contains the projects that these five persons are creating together, alone or in co-operation with others outside the collective. Currently Eget Værelse consists of the following projects: Selvhenter, Valby Vokalgruppe, Diekmann, Ymers Pizza, Frk. Jacobsen and Oum. ...

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  • Interview with

    Maja Osojnik

    Maja Osojnik made a name for herself in different musical fields, such as early music, contemporary, experimental, jazz, free improvisation, sound art and heavier music. She composed music for theater, dance, animation movies, film, silent film and diverse ensembles and wrote Lyrics/Texts for different Projects such as Maja Osojnik Band , Broken.Heart.Collector and  Rdeča Raketa. She has recorded many music productions and is giving ...

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  • Interview with

    Tim Isherwood

    Sounds like a Berlin Story now but starts in Toronto, where organist Tim Isherwood left the funeral dirges of churches behind and set out to define his own myth. Like his kin: the infamous novelist of an epoch past, Isherwood’s music tells the stories of dreamers – roused by the fragments of their time. Music marked with the sounds of light vintage ...

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  • Interview with

    Le Millipede

    Le Millipede – which has the meaning of “Centipede”, describes his unvisible arms controlling a number of instruments, making noteworthy diverse layers into his music with piano, xylophone, glockenspiel, stylophone, Moog, harmonium, and so on. It is the band project of the artist Mathias Götz, who is also the member of the band such as Alien Ensemble, the Münchner Hochzeitskapelle, and the ...

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    Max Durante

    Max Durante began his professional dj career in 1987 in Rome. As one of the hinges of the 90’s rave generation, his sound and his presence have been fundamental for the early Italian Techno scene. He has been a regular on the best Italian Raves and played at the best European clubs and festivals of it’s time since 1991. Well respected as a ...

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    Janek Schaefer

    Janek Schaefer trained as an Architect at the Royal College of Art, where he developed his focus on the relationship between sound, space and place. The context of each idea is central to its development and resolution, often exploring themes of appropriation, accident, & alteration. He exhibits and performs worldwide, from The Tate Modern to The Sydney Opera House, and is a ...

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  • Interview with

    Tara Transitory aka One Man Nation

    Tara Transitory aka One Man Nation makes work which some consider art, some consider music and some consider trash. But clearly, it never quite fits into contemporary categories. She is trans, nomadic and is exploring the intersections of gender, noise and ritual through performance and the collective trance. She splits his time between asia<>europe where she directs the International //gender|o|noise\\ Underground and organizes ...

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