“Because I’m not a trained musician, I’ve been told by trained musicians that I have a really strange, kind of naive but advanced sense of harmony. I will approach a keyboard and I will do voicings that a trained musician won’t naturally go towards.” — Kirk Degiorgio feature, taken from Slices Issue 1-10. Order the DVD. Find more Slices videos at our YouTube channel.
Prefuse 73 is the alter ego of producer, musician and creative mastermind Guillermo Scott Herren. From modest beginnings crafting tracks for rappers to making his own statements with second-hand equipment and a pile of records, the Georgia-born beatsmith’s musical career really began when he landed in New York. The move up North served as a – more
You may remember last year some charming videos that were doing the rounds showing some particularly crazy South African dancers throwing down to music that sounded like it had been beamed straight from another planet. This mini-craze was sparked by the release of Shangaan Electro Volume One (read our review here) by Honest Jon’s and – more
Johnny Jewel has been a busy boy. Just released via iTunes and on general release (including on Vinyl) at some point early this year, Symmetry – Themes for an Imaginary Film contains a mammoth 32 tracks of sparkling, shimmering electro jams. Collated from recordings going back to 2008 the record was finally finished last May – more
Just a couple of weeks to go before the Electronic Beats Festival rolls into Zagreb for a party of epic proportions. Alongside a headline slot by Digitalism, Róisín Murphy’s DJ turn and the Scandi power-pop of When Saints Go Machine there will be a live set from Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs who is one of – more