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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DJing’s latest innovations: Pacemaker & co

May 13, 2008 in Features by EB Team

Ever since artists first started to mix their vinyl records, DJing has evolved into an art of its own – and it looks much different today than it used to. First, it moved from vinyls to CDs, then to laptops. And now, even laptops have become obsolete. The secret lies within a small device that – more

New videos from Clams Casino and Salem

April 27, 2011 in Features by EB Team

Have you been disturbed today? The future is dark and hazy, and found footage videos are the perfect visual accessories. Both, Clams Casino and Salem have just dropped new videos for their recent releases. Clams Casino are rebranding 90s trip-hop with woozy, slo-mo beats to something we can probably call post-chillwave. Not long ago Clams – more

ONES TO WATCH – Lone

May 14, 2009 in Features by EB Team

The newest savior of the ambient electronic sound hails from the UK Midlands. Lone aka Matt Cutler aka one-half of the successful beat makers Kids in Tracksuits heard Boards on Canada on the John Peel show at age 12, and it changed his young life. In 2008, Lone released his deep and sunny-textured sophomore album “Lemurian” – more

Get lost in music at & win tickets to Reeperbahn Festival

September 8, 2011 in Features by EB Team

Hamburg, you better get ready: not long to go until this year’s edition of Reeperbahn Festival – the Hanseatic way of clubbing. Taking place in several venues around Hamburg’s infamous Reeperbahn, you’ll see over 200 up-and-coming bands and djs from all over the world – it’s like a German approach to the SXSW festival programme. – more