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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72 hours: DMGDR – Part six, Daniel Miller

February 9, 2013 in Monologues by A.J. Samuels and Max Dax
Daniel Miller recalls his Depeche Moment

Depeche Mode have built up one of the most musically influential and obsessive fan bases in the world, particularly in Berlin and the former East Germany. This is the final part of a six-part series of conversations with the fans, taken from the lastest issue of Electronic Beats Magazine. – more

TODAY WE LIKE: Rice paddy art

July 16, 2009 in Features by EB Team

Rice has been the main food staple in Asia for over 10,000 years. But what most Westerners don’t know is that rice plants exist in different colors, as proven by impressive rice paddy art depicting Napoleon and a Sengoku-period warrior, both on horseback. The amazing crop art pieces are strategically arranged by carefully planting rice – more