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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New Natural Self Remix EP on Tru Thoughts

July 8, 2010 in Features by EB Team

The lovely people at Tru Thoughts Recordings have been busy since 1999 putting out some really impressive music from the likes of Quantic, Bonobo, Alice Russell, Spanky Wilson and a whole heap of other notable soul, jazz, funk and retrogressive contemporary artists. However, I must admit I haven’t been as impressed with a Tru Thoughts – more

TODAY WE LIKE: Metallic teardrop lamps

April 9, 2009 in Features by EB Team

This stunning table lamp is called cindy – that alone is reason to tell you about her. She was designed by Italian designer Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell. With her the rounded “teardrop base” and the “conical lampshade” cindy defines the typical `70s design aesthetic. The striking metallic tones – one is called “Flamingo”, another is – more

Videodrome #25 – This week’s best videos

November 1, 2011 in Videodrome by Moritz Gayard

New videos with L-Vis 1990, Soulwax, Crystal Fighters, Myrryrs and many more. #0 Soulwax – Machine (directed by Saam Farahmand) Soulwax recently dropped this amazing video to promote the group’s current project, Radio Soulwax, a new website set to stream original Soulwax mixes and visuals 24-hours a day. Here’s an interesting preview of things to – more