Recent Articles by Andras G. Varga
Nowhere is the contrast between the progressive drive of Hungary’s creative class and the current government’s reactionary politics more visible than in the capital Budapest. This is the fourth of a six-part series where we meet protagonists from the city’s art, music and cultural scenes who remain optimistic about their futures amidst the crisis. – more
We talk to Martin Mikolai, the man behind Stephan Olbricht and one half of Silf, about his latest album based on the real-life murder of Playmate Dorothy Stratten and why his heart will always be in cassettes. – more
“What if our culture became more interesting than anything imported from the West” – András Hargitai interviewedin Interviews with András Hargitai, Banyek, Budapest, dub, dub techno, dubstep, Hungary, modular synth by Andras G. Varga
An interview and a call-to-arms from the Budapest-based musician András Hargitai, aka Banyek. – more
Beside his high profile activities as a multitasking DJ, promoter, journalist and creative mind Krisztián Forrai still finds time to be a scene activist.
Krisztián Kovács (Sanfranciscobeat/Profile25) and István Juhancsik (Six) are an organic part of Hungarian nightlife. Having worked in the local EDM scene for more than fifteen years, their documentary Night Shift makes a challenging effort to encapsulate the current zeitgeist of Budapest’s vibrating nightlife. Directed, shot, edited and produced entirely by the duo, the project goes – more
June finds rising Washington-born and Brooklyn-based producer Ital (aka Daniel Martin-McCormick) back in Europe, on tour with his 100% Silk labelmates. Before he became Ital, Martin-McCormick was involved with Mi Ami and The Black Keys, as well as his own brand of the synthpop experimentalism with Sex Worker before releasing successful records like 2011′s Ital’s – more