Posts Tagged ‘MUSIC’

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Q&A With Roman Flugel

The name Roman Flugel has been synonymous with dance music since the 1990s. Here the eclectic producer shares some of what makes him tick from behind the consoles and beyond.

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Q&A With Jokers of the Scene

Linus Booth and Chris Macintyre have covered a lot of ground since starting their Jokers project well over 8 years ago.

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Q&A With Archie Pelago

The vibes of the east coast and the west coast have come together in perfect and natural form with the collaboration of Brooklyn trio Archie Pelago and Bay Area born producer (now LA local) Grenier.

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Q&A With Red Axes

Raised on a steady diet of post-punk, hedonistic warehouse parties, and fogged out basement jams, the formation Red Axes was inevitable.

Luke Million

Q&A with Luke Million

A proper sit-down with the Australian multi-instrumentalist and producer who also serves as the synth half of the Swiss.

Touch Sensitive

Q&A with Touch Sensitive

A proper chat with the DJ, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and Van She co-founder in his current home of L.A.

Palmbomen

Q&A with Palmbomen

An interview with the exciting new Dutch producer whose name, in his native language, tellingly means “palm trees.”

Larry Gus

Q&A with Larry Gus

A journey with the DFA Records artist that touches on hardcore punk, pirate radio, discovering dance music, great French literature, the magic of the MPC, the influence of paintings, and the bliss of solitude.

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Q&A with Tim Sweeney

Thirteen years into Beats In Space, he’s officially America’s oldest college DJ.

International Feel

Q&A with Mark Barrott of International Feel

Our exhaustive, in-depth, and deeply compelling conversation with the man behind one of the best dance music imprints of the aughts.

Divine Fits

Q&A with Divine Fits’ Dan Boeckner

The ever-restless musician talks about playing small venues again with Divine Fits, moving to Los Angeles, and what ever happened to Wolf Parade.

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Q&A With Trevor Jackson

From graphic design to record producing, Trevor Jackson is a modern-day Renaissance Man.

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Q&A with Laurel Halo

With a drum loop playing quietly in the background, we sat down with Halo at her home/recording studio in Brooklyn to discuss the making of Quarantine, her working habits, and eating Doritos for lunch.

Japandroids

Q&A with Japandroids

We hopped on the phone with Brian King―guitarist/vocalist for and one half of Japandroids―for a long chat about their career thus far, the new record, recording in Nashville, and their love of the Gun Club.

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Video: Veronica Vasicka, Steve Summers & Jacques Renault

A peek into the mayhem that ensued at the 285 Kent Ave. party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which featured some of our favorite local dance music artists.

Sep 30, 2011 / Mexico City: Emily playing Mexico City on her birthday, followed by an early lobby call to fly to Columbia.

These Here Are Crazy Times: A Warpaint Visual Tour Journal

A couple years ago Warpaint burst onto the scene as an indie rock anomaly. Since then, they’ve won over the hearts and minds of fans the world over. Last year, photographer Robin Laananen spent time on road with them and paired down this visual tour journal.

120 Days

Q&A with 120 Days

We sat down with the bands frontman, Ådne Meisfjord, to talk about their half-decade hiatus, the Norwegian scene, the group’s roots, and more.

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Studio Visit: Lindstrøm

We swung by Lindstrøm’s Oslo studio to check in with the man and peep his setup in anticipation of his excellent new LP (the first of two for 2012), Six Cups of Rebel.

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Vital Stats: WAVVES

WAVVES offer their choices for karaoke songs and reveal their favorite way of playing Monopoly.

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Video Premier: Lilacs & Champagne’s “Lilacs”

Producers, Alex Hall and Emil Amos take us on an audio journey as malleable and warm as the desert landscape.

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21 Exposures: Regina

The Finnish band gives us a peek into their vacation through their homeland.

Korallreven

Q&A with Korallreven

In which we discuss the distinctly non-Swedish feeling of being an indie musician in Sweden, performing live for the first time, and the band’s incredible debut LP, An Album by Korallreven.

No matter how hard you try to center a photo with a disposable camera, it just never works. But maybe that’s a good thing. And we hope that kid at the top didn’t fall.

21 Exposures: the Golden Filter

The electro-pop duo takes us on a pictorial journey through Australia.

Girls

Q&A with Girls

We sit down with Girls, hot off the release of the stellar followup to their debut LP (Album), Father, Son, Holy Ghost.

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SPOT Survey

There is something rocking in the state of Denmark. I’m a Jewish kid from California, so I’ve always found it a bit difficult to explain to friends why I am so attracted to Scandinavia. Is it the women? Well, sure, they’re gorgeous, but that’s not it. Nor is it the liberal governments, the free health [...]

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Studio Visit: Kitsuné

Stéphane “DJ Falcon” Quême shot a handful of photos at the label’s Paris offices while we caught up with the company’s head honcho, Gildas Loaëc.

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Q&A with Robag Wruhme

We catch up with the legendary DJ, primarily known as the production half of the now defunct Wighnomy Brothers, to chat about his solo career and new LP.

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Catch-Up: Timothy Saccenti

Timothy Saccenti’s all-encompassing body of work—music videos, still photography, commercials, short films and fine art projects—is often brushed with heavy strokes of a certain surreal eeriness that lurks beneath a disarmingly beautiful and polished exterior. Consider the creative polymath’s videos for Battles’ “Atlas” and Blonde Redhead’s “Not Getting There,” for instance, where the bands are [...]

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Q&A with Killing Spree, DISARO, and Pendu Recordings

The most current love child of electronic music is a genre based on a dark aesthetic commonly referred to as “witch house.” It’s influences run across a wide spectrum of music, from hip hop to industrial. While its not easily definable, the common thread seems that these artists are on a mission to do things [...]

Gatekeeper

Q&A with Gatekeeper

For one reason or another, underground electronic music has seen a lot of activity in the darker realms as of late. From the controversial blog-propelled, youngster-approved microgenres “grave rave” and “witch house” to the second coming of icy minimal synth music, it’s very clear that, at least for now, the kids want their Goth jams. [...]

Warren Fu

Q&A with Warren Fu

One of our current favorite music video directors takes us behind-the-scenes of Daft Punk’s “Derezzed.”

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Incoming: Taylor Cohen Directs Best Coast

After stripping Matt & Kim down to their birthday suits in the middle of Times Square, Taylor Cohen gets Best Coast to perform at a quinceañera in “Boyfriend.”

LoveLikeFire

Q&A with LoveLikeFire

San Francisco’s indie darlings stream an exclusive track off their debut LP, Tear Ourselves Away.

B. Åkerlund

Q&A with B. Åkerlund

B. Åkerlund is the jewel in Lady Gaga’s crown.

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Q&A with Timothy Saccenti

Timothy Saccenti cozies up with not one, but two of Brooklyn’s indie darlings—School of Seven Bells and Chairlift.

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Q&A With Metric

Volatile Pro-One keyboards, crowd-surfing babies, and ever-present thoughts about dry-cleaning—Anthem explores the lucid mind of Metric’s Emily Haines.