Alva Noto

“There was this term in the 80s which I like, ‘ingenious amateurs’. That with a certain kind of dilettantism and ignorance, you are less soared to touch things and to do stuff. (…) I think it’s very important to use something in the wrong or radical way.”

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The day after: What happened at Modeselektor’s EB guerilla office party

October 5, 2011 in Features by EB Team

So, let’s talk last night: We had the Modeselektor takeover of Electronicbeats.net all day with Gernot and Szary sharing their current musical favourites and artists, the best ‘Ost’ dishes, their mastering studio, the greatest music videos and the alphabet according to Modeselektor. The office day finally culminated into a 150 minute guerilla office party action: – more

Jamaica enlists DJs for peace talks

December 9, 2009 in Features by EB Team

Record homicide figures in Jamaica have brought two of the country’s most influential DJs, Adijah “Vybz Kartel” Palmer and David “Mavado” Brooks, together for high level peace talks. In this past year alone, 1,674 murders have been committed due to loyal DJ factions rampaging through Jamaica. Prime Minister Bruce Golding has requested Palmer and Brooks – more

File sharing finally decreases

July 15, 2009 in Features by EB Team

A report carried out by Music Ally and media technology company The Leading Question recently found that illegal downloading is slowly being replaced by streaming music. The surprising report, which surveyed 1000 teenagers between 14 and 18, found that illegal downloading has decreased more than 60 percent in the last two years, with music fans – more

1, 2, 3 GO!

August 19, 2008 in Features by EB Team

Berlin Label ~scape just re-released the first three albums from pioneering electronic producer Pole. First released almost a decade ago, Pole’s distinctive collage of dubby bass and glitchy sounds, originating from his broken filter unit (also where he found his moniker) was years ahead of it’s time and remained suitably niche. Fast forward to now – more