Posts Tagged ‘MUSIC’
We dig deep with the Frankfurt-based musician, producer and DJ, Philip Lauer who offers up a balanced perspective on work, family life and the humble approach to making music.
As we sat down outside on the Echoplex patio in Echo Park, Jessy Lanza happily stated “Ah, I love LA.”
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.
Linus Booth and Chris Macintyre have covered a lot of ground since starting their Jokers project well over 8 years ago.
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.
Raised on a steady diet of post-punk, hedonistic warehouse parties, and fogged out basement jams, the formation Red Axes was inevitable.
A proper sit-down with the Australian multi-instrumentalist and producer who also serves as the synth half of the Swiss.
A proper chat with the DJ, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and Van She co-founder in his current home of L.A.
An interview with the exciting new Dutch producer whose name, in his native language, tellingly means “palm trees.”
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.
Thirteen years into Beats In Space, he’s officially America’s oldest college DJ.
Our exhaustive, in-depth, and deeply compelling conversation with the man behind one of the best dance music imprints of the aughts.
The ever-restless musician talks about playing small venues again with Divine Fits, moving to Los Angeles, and what ever happened to Wolf Parade.
From graphic design to record producing, Trevor Jackson is a modern-day Renaissance Man.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WAVVES offer their choices for karaoke songs and reveal their favorite way of playing Monopoly.
Producers, Alex Hall and Emil Amos take us on an audio journey as malleable and warm as the desert landscape.
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.
The electro-pop duo takes us on a pictorial journey through Australia.
We sit down with Girls, hot off the release of the stellar followup to their debut LP (Album), Father, Son, Holy Ghost.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
One of our current favorite music video directors takes us behind-the-scenes of Daft Punk’s “Derezzed.”
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.”
San Francisco’s indie darlings stream an exclusive track off their debut LP, Tear Ourselves Away.
Timothy Saccenti cozies up with not one, but two of Brooklyn’s indie darlings—School of Seven Bells and Chairlift.