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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135 Grand Street – New York’s No Wave scene

March 30, 2010 in Features by EB Team

Soul Jazz Films have just released 135 Grand Street – a documentary about New York’s No Wave scene in the early eighties. First screened last year at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the video documents early performances by No Wave bands such as Chinese Puzzle, The Static, Morales and Youth in Asia. – more

Interview: Underworld

October 24, 2007 in Features by EB Team

“We have to listen to the needs of our bodies,” says Carl Hyde of Underworld – sadly a self-fulfilling prophecy for the electronic veterans who had to postpone their gigs at both Electronic Beats festivals in Prague and Bratislava due to a severe illness. Nonetheless, in a few days they will release their sixth album, – more

Toro Y Moi – It’s fun to laugh at yourself!

July 7, 2010 in Features by EB Team

Chazwick Bundick’s musical journey started well before he adopted his current nom de plume Toro Y Moi. During his studies in Columbia, South Carolina he set up the indie rock outfit The Heist and the Accomplice together with three classmates. After receiving a degree in graphic design – (check out his his blog to see – more