Posts tagged "Germany"

Q+A: 5 minutes with Adana Twins

German electronic duo Adana Twins are the sort of people who make music their entire lives. Their dedication to the dance floor, be it through their own productions of the creation of spaces for artists to share their work, is what’s established them as icons in the underground scene. Inspired

Image: XL Recordings Blawan, AKA Jamie Roberts, is sort of renowned for his disparate, somewhat skeletal modular synth techno. Why they hide their bodies under my garage? Exemplifies this sort of approach, with crunched out beats and loops characterising his sound with a particular kind of analogous decay. In recent

Image: youANDme youANDme is deeply engrained in the German electronic music world and especially the international Berlin club scene. As the owner of Rotary Cocktail Recordings, Polymorph, CUTZ.ME, and three other mysterious imprints, he provides a steady flow of music and talent from Germany to the rest of the world.

Image: LEITER When Nils Frahm and F.S Blumm dropped Dessert Mule, the first single off their fourth collaborative album 2X1=4, out now on LEITER, it became apparent that this record would be distinct from the work that preceded it. Immediately apparent was the shift in genre, with the duo exploring

Image courtesy Dispersion PR Roland Leesker lives for and loves electronic music, and has done since well before 1989, the year of his first show as a house DJ on the Frankfurt bar scene. The current managing director of the iconic label Get Physical Records, his passion for music developed

Image by Charlotte Duale The Moritz von Oswald Trio has always been a bit of a revolving door of collaborators, held in place by the common denominator of von Oswald himself. Subsequently, the music from the German record producer and composer’s group has always changed shape somehow, presenting a myriad

Image by Louie Banks Late last year while the world was deep in the throes of lockdown, German photographer, musician and multi-disciplinary artist Wolfgang Tillmans released his video work, Can’t Escape Into Space. Filmed on an empty dance floor on location at a venue in the iconic LGBTQIA+ haven of

Image: n-PLEX This far into the era of lockdown, the relentless thud and rattling synths of 130BPM hard techno feel like a strange fever dream or the sound of a memory from another lifetime. Never before has the pounding snarl of the sound of the underground felt so out of

Image: black.round.twelve There was a time before the hour-long microbeat acid trip of Matsu that Ricardo Villalobos was busy crafting the music that would, in so many ways, shape his genre. Arguably one of the foremost pioneers in the minimal techno and micro-house scenes, the Chilean-German producer and DJ’s early

Image: Ilian Tape When German producer Bryan Müller, known by the moniker Skee Mask, released his sophomore effort Compro in 2018, it was widely praised as an immaculately designed body of work. That album was seen as a remarkable refinement of the aesthetic he had been crafting since his teenage

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