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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2011 Editor’s Picks: David

December 22, 2011 in Features

Over the last decade everyone has been making a fuss about how TV-series are becoming more important and innovative than big screen movies. This is totally wrong. Even though both use moving pictures, they are two quite different forms. It’s like comparing a 7 verse poem to a 500 pages epos or a one page – more

Interview: Dam Mantle

September 11, 2012 in Interviews
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We caught up with the GetMe! endorsed Glasgow-based producer ahead of the October release of his debut album. Plus, win tickets to see him play in Berlin this Friday. – more

Successful ‚In Rainbows’ internet release

October 16, 2008 in Features

Radiohead looks back on a successful ‘In Rainbows’ internet release. In October 2007 Radiohead launched their new album ‚In Rainbows’ via a pay-what-you-want release on the internet. One year later the results of the first release in this vein were published. As expected, most of the fans downloaded the album via BitTorrent & co. Nevertheless, – more

Rustie plays with Horst & Groove this Saturday

October 27, 2011 in Features

The future has now been three years in the making. It was in September 2008 when Wireblock records hit us with their third catalogue number overall, and it went straight through the roof: Rustie‘s ‘Zig-Zag’ sounded as if it was directly exported from obscure video console games. Since then the young fella behind the pseudonym, – more