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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10 x 4 – T. Williams

March 15, 2012 in Interviews by EB Team

T.Williams in the house! This Monday the London DJ and producer is going to release the fierce as neon, judder-funking EP ‘Can We’ on Enchufada. Williams, who also runs the Deep Teknologi imprint, is never one to be pinned down by stylistic constraints an tends to inject anything he touches with tons of swagger, bone – more

EB Live Special Budapest

May 13, 2011 in 2011 by EB Team

We are very much forward looking to the latest addition to an already fantastic Electronic Beats Festival-May. Not only will Cologne, Berlin and Prague see great live acts and big nights but Budapest is now a part of the Electronic Beats spring initiative. Check the lineup below and head to Budapest if you can! Electronic – more

Stones Throw to compile Tony Cook solo tracks

December 13, 2010 in Features by EB Team

Tony Cook, James Brown‘s longest serving drummer is to have his solo works collected and re-released by one of our favourite labels – Stones Throw. Back to Reality is made up of tracks that were originally recorded between 1982 and 1986 and are undeniably proto-garage / house blueprints that merge the funk Cook was known – more