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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Stream Rose For Bohdan’s ‘October 31st’

October 28, 2011 in Features by EB Team

Vocalist of Foot Village and Deathbomb Arc head honcho Brian Miller has a special Halloween treat for you. Says Miller: “Remembered tonight that I wrote a Halloween song ages ago. I was watching the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown cartoon and was like “Hey, I wrote lyrics about Charlie Brown’s ghost costume!” The track ‘October 31st’ – more

THE COLLECTOR’S GUIDE – Transportive Tracks

June 12, 2008 in Features by EB Team

CHROMATICS: RUNNING UP THAT HILL (Night Drive, 2007)Many would be intimidated by the excellence of Kate Bush, but not Chromatics from Italians Do It Better label, whose cover of ‘Running up that Hill’ achieves its own heights inversely by way of their very individual emotional restraint. The album is Night Drive and its narcotic, distant, – more

Dillon covers As Much As I Ever Could

January 9, 2012 in Features by EB Team

Wow Dillon you are really spoiling us! Bpitch Control artist Dillon is a bit of a favourite in the Electronic Beats office and this morning we are enjoying her stripped back acoustic version of the City and Colour song ‘As Much As I Ever Could’. Dillon, who released her debut album This Silence Kills in – more

DJ Kicks – Exclusive Tracks collected

December 14, 2011 in Features by EB Team

!K7 are collecting together the exclusive Dj Kicks tracks from the last five years on one handy compilation. DJ Kicks has been running since 1995 and it has been de rigueur for an artist to create an exclusive track for their mix that is not available elsewhere. Recently highlights included MCDE’s ‘L.O.V.E’ and Kode9‘s ‘You – more