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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Brittany Gould collaborates for A Shared Art Experience

October 21, 2011 in Features by Daniel Jones

Brittany Gould, the captivating artist and musician who performs as Married In Berdichev, is collaborating with RedLine artists Gretchen Schaefer and Bruce Price for a special event. The Colorado-based artists will be premiering their work during an act of a larger performance, to take place during Denver Arts Week. Check out a sample of their – more

The Gender Performance

November 9, 2009 in Features by EB Team

The latter half of this decade has witnessed a resurgence of artists enjoying mainstream success while defying gender categorisation. Although not an entirely new phenomenon, what is new this time around is that they are allowed, or warrant, an openness about who they are. Being ‘closeted’ was a big part of the music business in – more

In Defence Of The Eighties

February 20, 2009 in Features by EB Team

“They Put Me Against The Wall. Deny Or You Die.” (Talking Drums | Courage | 1983) The eighties are often seen as the decade that style and taste forgot, with a soundtrack of some amazing pop and a lot of disposable crap. The era of big hair, shoulder pads, yuppies and cocaine. Huey Lewis And – more

A Critical Mass’ UK premiere

March 13, 2009 in Features by EB Team

Innervisions operators Âme and Dixon and house don Henrik Schwarz just released their minimal music compendium “The Grandfather Paradox”. Under their new pseudonym “A Critical Mass” they perform their pet project live. As each of the three acts is a highlight in itself, their collaboration stands as one of the hottest electronic music shows of – more