Following the release of Efdemin's 'Naïf' mix CD on Curle Recordings, our editor-in-chief Tom Durston met up with Phillip Sollmann at his studio in Berlin for a one-on-one discussion about his new mix and the subsequent seven-part series of vinyl that are seeing release through his own imprint Naïf. We also reflect back on his early DJ career, learning the ropes at Pudel Club in Hamburg and his current relationship with Berghain.
Back after a three-year hiatus, French producer Bambounou resurfaces with 'Parametr Perkusja', a three-track effort that cross-fertilises hypnotic gamelan motifs with complex polyrhythmic patterns and impactful tribal-tech bursts. We caught up with Jéremy to discuss his longed-for return, studio matters and the new orientation his music has taken over the years.
Draped in ominous atmospheres and rumbling echoes, the work of multi-talented musician Michael Vallera is one of subtle detailing and slow-drip obsessiveness. We caught up with Mike to talk his new full-length on Denovali, living in Chicago and his approach to music and photography.
Comprised of material up to 3 years old, Qnete's debut LP on 777 Recordings shines a variedly-hued light on his panchromatic house blends, weaving a singular narrative whilst exposing the breadth of his melodic talents elegantly. We caught up with Marvin to find out more about the album's ins and outs. Listen to 'Magic Kingdom Trance' within.
With just a few hours to go before prairie's new album 'After The Flash Flood' on Denovali hits the streets, we caught up with Marc Jacobs to discuss his recording process and unique vision. Meanwhile, get a taster with 'Elephants Will Rise Again' down below.
Back this Spring with a sublime sophomore outing on New York-based label Arcane, the Chinese-born, Vancouver-based musician had a lot to talk about, so we seized the occasion and had a quick chat with the tremendously gifted lady.
Two years after his first incursion on Kompakt, Kenneth James Gibson returns with 'In The Fields Of Nothing' LP that shines a particularly bright light on the Californian musician's arresting melange of minutely-crafted instrumentals, lucid vision and deeply immersive electronics, bearing in them both the solar radiance and crucial minerality of his Idyllwild home.
In addition to the exclusive stream of Kenneth Scott's vaporous techno reverie, we seized the occasion and went for a quick-fire chat with Kenneth as he goes into his first party memories in Iowa, the origins of the EP and its title, and how he settled in the sleepless Berlin.
Ahead of the mouthwatering fourth edition of Intonal, we caught up with festival director and founder Ulf Eriksson for an in-depth conversation about the roots of it all, his beloved city of Malmö and what he has lined up for this year's edition.