Romania’s finest Detroit-repping firebug Andrew Red Hand steps up in our mix series with a laser-guided suite of propulsive uptempo hybrids and high-octane, 303-laden bracers; raising his glass to UR and cronies with one hand as he drops the hammer with the other.
Ahead of HER DAMIT and the debut edition of 7001 Festival this summer in Germany, we caught up with former Ostgut Ton label manager Jenus Baumecker-Kahmke to learn more about his musical heritage, love of vinyl and his involvement with the music and art world in London and Berlin. Jenus’ mix is a deep sonic journey into the realms of ambient and electro-acoustic music.
Ahead of her performance at Orbits festival this summer, London-based deejay re:ni opens up about her musical background and the influence of her fathers musical heritage, plus her time experiencing music at London-based clubs Plastic People and Fabric. She also offers up some advice to aspiring female DJs.
Clocking in at number 275 in our podcast series, S.O.N.S lays down one of his trademark Homeric audio voyages – vibrantly alive and luxuriously designed. Traversing a variety of moods and tempi, in turns earthly and heavenly, intricate and streamlined, the present mix provides a proper riveting panoramic view into S.O.N.S kaleidoscopic domains.
Taking up the room between EBM, screwed-up industrial, broken hip-hop and further unidentified electronics, Beau Wanzer’s mix defies the notions of easy-listening and regular mix format. We sat down with the US based producer to discuss big-money studio gear, creative process and his absolute hatred for all things involving cottage cheese.
Amsterdam duo Beesmunt Soundsystem deploy a wide-spanning palette of exotica-infused electronics, toasty grooves and further downtempo oddities sure to warmly offset the harsh cold outside. They also discuss their recent trip to Japan. Lock in, grab a plaid and pour yourself a fresh cup of green tea.
London’s Wilson Records sits in a category of its own, far from the hubbub of inaudible hype and transitory trends, eager to establish a durable take on club music. It’s with the greatest pleasure that we welcome label founder Fabio Monesi for a hour-long session of dusty house shufflers, Detroit-flavoured electro breaks and further hallucinogenic techno motifs.
Turning up in our podcast series at the 266th position, Cleveland lays down a fitting hour-long skein of photosensitive music, neatly fusing his love for dreamy soundscapes and further daring exploratory sonics. In the interview below, Andrea goes into his collaboration with John Talabot’s label, the cathartic side of music production and Berghain memories.
With the shadow of 2018 looming upon us and lots to celebrate after another busy year at the office, we had to put the IA mix series in the hands of someone with a broad enough scope of skills and true balls of steel! We’re proud to present Tzusing as the man in charge of our epic last-ditch stand before we attack the new year, pedal to the metal.