Latest Interviews

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    Ah! Kosmos

    AH! KOSMOS is the moniker of Istanbul-based producer and instrumentalist Baak Günak. Two years from the release of her Flesh EP, AH! KOSMOS is announcing her self-produced, full-length debut for Denovali Records called BASTARDS due out in April 2015. This release will be accompanied by a re-issue of the debut EP FLESH, released for the first time on a world-wide scale and on the vinyl ...

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    Theodore

    Theodore works successfully as vocalist, composer, multi instrumentalist and performer. Theodore’s music is mainly characterised by the balancing of stark contrasts between classic and electronic sounds. His’ career began in 2011 in London, where he studied composition. In 2012 Theodore self-released ‚7‘, his first album that was produced by Clive Martin and Greek artist Vassilikos. In 2015, he completed his second album ‚It Is ...

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    Subheim

    Subheim is the personal music project of Greek-born, Berlin-based artist Kostas Katsikas. Drawing from his experience in various band s as well as his current activities for film score and sound design, Subheim appears as a deeply personal experience in sounds, atmospheres and moods. May it be with the introvert electronica of his 2008′s “Approach” debut, the successful mixture of orchestral and ...

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    ESB

    ESB (formerly Elektronische Staubband ) is a project by the three musicians Yann Tiersen, Lionel Laquerrière and Thomas Poli. The three analogue synthesizer aficionados joined forces 2010, played several festivals and released their first single in 2013. Finding time between their myriad other music projects in 2014 the trio finally had a short window to record the debut album. Convening at Tiersen’s ...

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    Senking

    Jens Massel aka Senking was born in cologne in 1969. In the early 1990s, Massel gained his first musical experiences as a bass player in different punk and indie band s. In 1995, he got his hand s on a very low-fi synthesizer that was able to create short samples of 5 seconds in length. These “mini loops” were recorded and arranged ...

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    Blaine L. Reininger

      Born in 1953 in Pueblo, CO, to a Latina mother and „an Okie farmer with a German name, “ Blaine Reininger has the advantage of not only one of the most distinct names in music but an equally distinct and often fascinating career in general, thanks to his nearly continuous membership in one of America’s most underrated band s, Tuxedomoon, which ...

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  • Interview with

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    The Düsseldorf duo BAR, consisting of Stabil Elite musician Lucas Croon and Christina Irrgang, debuts with a musical hybrid between New Wave, Balearic, Shoegaze, Dream Pop and Noir Songwriting. Lucas Croon sings as if he had studied with Nick Cave, Brian Ferry and Chris Isaac. Christina Irrgang’s timbre seems completely absorbed in the music, and yet it somehow floats above it, bold ...

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    Death and Vanilla

    Formed in Malmö, Sweden by Marleen Nilsson and Anders Hansson, Death and Vanilla utilize vintage musical equipment such as vibraphone, organ, mellotron, tremolo guitar and moog, to emulate the sounds of 60s/70s soundtracks, library music, German Krautrock, French Ye-ye pop and 60s psych. They revel in the warmth of older analogue instruments to create a more organic sound, each loose wire and ...

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    Massicot

    Named after a cutting machine, Massicot is a quartet from Geneva. Since their start in 2009, Massicot has toured Europe frequently, charming many a listener into dancing to their sharp and minimal post punk riffs. With the aggressiveness of a tiger in Formica, Massicot oscillates between frank and noisy moments and hypnotic, repetitive  phases. An obsessive, rythmic guitar, a modeled bass, a violin ...

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    Orphx (Rich Oddie / Christina Sealey)

    Formed in late 1993, Orphx is a Canadian music duo made up of Rich Oddie and Christina Sealey active in the international techno, industrial and experimental music scenes. The project was founded by Rich Oddie, Christina Sealey and Aron West. West left in 1994 to create the noise project Tropism. While earlier releases were identified with the European “rhythmic noise” scene, their ...

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    Dj Marcelle/Another Nice Mess

    Surprise, adventure, entertainment and education: Four key words often used for describing Dutch DJ Marcelle/Another Nice Mess. Using live (and in the studio) three turntables, Marcelle puts different styles of music in a different context. She changes the way we experience those individual styles. She is an original, skilled mixer, with a very distinctive style of her own, avoiding most dj-cliches and stale ...

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    Florian Bergmann

    Florian Bergmann (born in Berlin in 1984), is a saxophonist, clarinetist and composer. Both improvising and composing he developed a highly individual musical language which is about a sharp perception for the small nuances of the sound, about the richness of noises and  dissonaces, about the subtle development of the form. In 2012 he founded the contemporary chamber music ensemble “Trio Transmitter” which he sustains ...

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    Ed Askew

    Ed Askew is a painter and singer-songwriter who lives in New York City. Born in Stamford, Connecticut, he moved to New Haven to study painting at Yale Art School in 1963. The singer-songwriter moved to New York for a few months in 1967 where he met Bernard Stolman of ESP Disk’, who offered him a contract. Between 1968 and 1986, Ed lived, mostly, ...

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    Big Daddy Mugglestone

    Aaron Snyder, aka Big Daddy Mugglestone, stepped into the world in 1981. His Anorvalestian, Colorado, home life took a dramatic turn when for his 13th birthday he received a Fostex 4-track recorder. 1994’s s/t release “Big Daddy Mugglestone and his Cheap Paper Toys” featured the young crooner crafting farcical fantasy-laden tracks mainly with vocals and drums. Times were getting crazy, and Big ...

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    Chevel

    Dario Tronchin, better known as Chevel, is emerging quickly in the electronic music scene. After graduating at SAE institute in Berlin, Dario began to work on his own aesthetics and launched Enklav records, his first platform to promote his very own music vision. On Enklav he released several EPs and a full-lenght album, Apply Within, which has been strongly supported both by ...

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