“Naturally we are always looking for new things, new challenges, maybe even niches, because we want to do new things.” Those are the words of Robert Fehse of software company Sugar Bytes, and go some way in explaining the success of the small Berlin set-up which specializes in production plug-ins. Unlike many companies with their eye on the bottom line, Sugar Bytes is dedicated to catering to the niche user with programmes like Cyclop, Consequence or Turnado becoming key pieces of kit for the likes of Boys Noize, Mouse on Mars and Matthew Herbert.
This Interview originally appeared in the Electronic Beats Magazine, Spring 2011. Mr. Le Bon, »All You Need Is Now« is the first single off of what’s supposed to become Duran Duran’s comeback album. The song offers a lot of Andy Warhol, at least in the corresponding video clip. You mean the silver paper on the – more
Tahita Bulmer is lead vocalist of hip New Rave icons the New Young Pony Club. Recently nominated in the race for the much-lauded Mercury prize, these frisky young ponies are about to be propelled to the dizzying heights of chart stardom. “I first encountered Lord Byron when I was 16 and I did GCSE English – more
Intuition tells us you potentially take offense at being inundated with images of multi-pastelled eggs and bunny rabbits. We feel the same. Nevertheless, in keeping up with our pan-religious agenda (re: last December’s 8 classic Kraftwerk Hanukkah album reviews/month-long post-sundown Ramadan postings), we’re proud to present to you our Easter Special – an in-depth look – more
Straight from the notorious projects and club scene of Baltimore, we make way for the new princess of MCs: Rye Rye. She’s the new wonderkid raising the bar across dance floors and studios universally Baltimore’s newest start, with her ‘I can take anything you throw at me’ attitude, is ready to break down the establishment and rewrite the rules. – more