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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Editor’s Choice 15

October 10, 2012 in Editor’s Choice
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What’s that? You want to know what’s been going in our ears this week, reverberating our cochleas and sending broader vibrations throughout our bodies and by extension our audio-addled souls? That’s a coincidence: here’s this week’s Editor’s Choice. – more

Eastern Haze: April 2014

April 15, 2014 in Eastern Haze

Lucia Udvardyova tracks the movements in and from the best of the Central and Eastern European sonic underground. This month: remembering Věra Chytilová and new music from mysterious Slovak producer BDY, Alley Catss and S Olbricht. – more

DJ Premier announces new Gang Starr project

December 14, 2010 in Features

In a recent interview with XXL Magazine DJ Premier confirmed rumors that he is embarking on a new Gang Starr project consisting of an album and DVD. It has been suggested by Primo that there are countless unused Guru verses scattered all over the world, largely in Europe in the hands of producers Guru was – more

Readers Poll 2012
- Best Venue -

December 25, 2012 in Reviews

Which venue floats your boat? Turns out it’s an actual boat, as in Budapest’s A38. Find out what other places our readers like to sweat and dance in the results of our poll for the year. – more