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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Bloc Weekend announces line up

December 17, 2009 in Features by EB Team

British music festival Bloc Weekend recently announced an impressive line up for next March. Almost every genre in dance and electronic music will be covered, with artists ranging from Skream and Benga to glitch heads Autechre, BPitch Control mistress Ellen Allien and electro prince Luke Vibert. With news arriving that saucy female rappers Salt-N-Pepa are – more

Clubbing, cheaper than ever?

March 29, 2010 in Features by EB Team
Clubbing-cheaper-than-ever

Just when you thought clubbing was digging deep into your pocket, a new study by Outpost PR has revealed that it’s actually quite the opposite. If you were that person rocking that Nike 23 jersey and singing the theme song to the Beverly Hills 90210 TV show then a night out in the 90s might – more

Optimo Music to release Muzikal Yooth album

October 19, 2010 in Features by EB Team

Optimo Music the record label set up by JD Twitch will soon release an album called Muzical Yooth featuring the Green Door Kids. Taking the name of their music studio as their moniker the Green Door Kids are not actually a group as such. The album is a selection of recordings taken from a series – more

24 hours in Budapest: Titusz Bicskei (part one of six)

April 15, 2013 in Monologues by Titusz Bicskei
24 hours in Budapest: Titusz Bicskei

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 first 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