Latest Interviews

  • Interview with

    Rory St John

    From early days of hardcore and hard dance, Rory St John’s interest was always focused on producing unique and new sonic spaces, which has taken him through a range of styles and faces over the years. After releasing some records under various pseudonyms, Rory St John is back where he left off, using his birth name and creating rhythmic racket spanning genre ...

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    Laura Mello

    Laura Mello makes music, sound installations and performances exploring the perception of language as sound. She also composes for many media including herself. Ensemble LUX:NM will perform the world premiere of Laura Mello’s new work Pidg In Note Out for saxophone, trombone, accordion, violoncello, piano and electronics at Heroines Of Sound festival 2019’s kick-off on July 12th! FACTS: 1: Leaked chats (revealed ...

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    Tatiana Heuman

    Tatiana Heuman is producer & drummer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. By 2014 Tatiana started developing her own unique style of producing electronic music. After two EPs released in 2014 and 2016, her first album is out in August 2018: ‘QEEI’ released on ASTRO NAUTICO (NY). A multi-layered collection of deconstructed pop songs marked by stuttering percussion, chaotic microsamples, and infectious vocal melodies. ...

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    Oliver Potratz

    Double bass player, composer and electric bass player Oliver Potratz was born in Hamburg, Germany. Since studying classical music and Jazz with John Hollenbeck and Greg Cohen at the Berlin Conservatory, he has played as a sideman and bandleader in over fifty countries and at various jazz festivals all over the globe and played classical solo concerts with several renowned German orchestras. ...

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    Aliénor Dauchez

    Aliénor Dauchez is a visual artist, stage director and the artistic director of music theater company La Cage, which is based in Berlin and Paris. Making her debut as a director with Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop and later with Zafraan Ensemble, Il Profondo, Musikfabrik and Les Cris de Paris, Aliénor Dauchez has created music theater forms which integrate visual elements and involve musicians in ...

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    Shimza

    Shimza, a totem figure within South Africa’s music scene and one of the leaders of house music in Africa, is now making global waves with a forthcoming Cadenza Records EP in July, and an impending release on Knee Deep In Sound. This Tembisa-born artist is one of Africa’s most celebrated musicians and is taking his infectious style of “afro-tech” music all over ...

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    OKO

    OKO sing Bulgarian, Serbian, Bosnian, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Laz, Georgian and Turkish folk songs which carry messages that resonate equally here, today. They tell of something universal; something that OKO, as people, can identify with. OKO particularly love to work with songs that are sung from a female perspective, connecting their own experiences with stories from the past. The topics grow mostly ...

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    Manos Tsangaris

    On five evenings, Manos Tsangaris, composer and director of the Music Section at the Akademie der Künste, is transforming the Akademie building on Hanseatenweg into a dense web of music theatre miniatures. winzig und der Elefant is the title of his playful work of music theatre, which uses contemporary station theatre to place listeners at the centre of a piece in which ...

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  • Interview with

    Lost Few

    Lost Few is the audio-visul project of David Thomson, an experimental artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Lost Few’s debut double LP ‘Between the Silence’, to be released on Australian label Southern Lights in June 2019, showcase ambient techno, disturbed electronics, processed instrumentation and sub-bass experiments. Likened to a more rhythmic “music to play in the dark”, with Lost Few’s own sharp, dissonant ...

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    Sequoyah Murray

    Sequoyah Murray is a 21 year old vocalist, musician and producer from Atlanta, Georgia. Writing deeply confessional lyrics and creating abstract textured song structures, Sequoyah is a product of his time, place and borderless generation, making music that is both wildly experimental and unforgettably accessible, his lyrics proudly recasting his vulnerabilities as strengths. His debut release, Penalties of Love, showcases one of ...

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    Hachiku

    Hachiku, a.k.a Anika Ostendorf, 24, writes and produces dream pop with an avant garde twist from whichever bedroom she is currently inhabiting. Born in Detroit and raised in Osnabrück, Ostendorf can best be described as a global artist whose bedroom studios are perpetually changing. She formed her sound at 16 while on a road trip across the U.S. with her dog, Lexus, ...

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    David Koch of Vsitor

    Vsitor’s music seamlessly moves between whisper-in-your-ear intimacy and super-nova-like magnitude. On the Berlin-based Swiss trio’s newest record ‘Keep On Running’ fragile guitar parts merge with the crackle of home-made electronics and warm beats thus building the base for a stunning female voice to take you into higher spheres. FACTS: 1: Switzerland is ranked 21 on the Global Gender Gap Report. Women only ...

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    Blackthread

    A child of punk and noise, Pierre G. Desenfant, under the Blackthread monicker, pursues the multiple incantations of an immersive and inner quest, carved from the limbo of his own dreams, cinematographic miniatures where the intimacy of words and spoken word meets the chiseled luxury of analog machines. In his songs of a new century, Blackthread experiments with the precision of the ...

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    Pieter de Graaf

    It can take a while for an artist to find their true calling. For Pieter de Graaf, he’s been searching since he sat next to his father, aged five, and watched him play the classics and the classical; the Beatles, the Stones, Chopin, Bach. As a teenager, he immersed himself in the world of jazz, dedicating hours to practice, and studying at ...

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    Ludger Kisters

    Ludger Kisters studied composition in Weimar, Wellington, Zurich and Paris. His work focuses on sound and space, often combining instruments with computer generated sounds. He collaborated with internationally renowned performers like the Arditti quartet, Carin Levine and Staatskapelle Weimar. Around the world he recorded sounds of natural environments to create new compositions, i.e. sounds from river dolphins in the Amazon rainforest. Together ...

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