“The Little Dragon dogma is a bit cheesy, but we always try to have fun when we make music and not to think too much about goals. We just try to be in the moment. (…) We tend to make better music when we let everything stay very spontaneous. Just to have a good time.” (Yukimi Nagano) — Little Dragon feature, taken from Slices Issue 1-10. Order the DVD. Find more Slices videos at our YouTube channel.
British expat Mark Reeder has been sewing the historical seeds of synthpop and trance across national and political boundaries for over thirty years. – more
The line-up for Electronic Beats Festival in Vienna has just been announced. After the football EURO 2008 has drawn our attention to Austria, it is time for the next big event, the Electronic Beats Festival in Vienna. The following artists will be entertaining the crowds on October 18, 2008, at Museumsquartier: Gorillaz Soundsystem Booka Shade – more
This pyjama wearing weirdo called Gotye produced one of the albums of the year according to iTunes. First things first: His original name is Wouter DeBacker. Born in Bruges, Belgium he emigrated with his family to Melbourne, Australia. He was into music since his teens and played in different bands. He is pretty famous – more
New York punk-funk group The Rapture are working on their fourth as yet untitled album with Cassius’s very own Philippe Zdar. A very exciting prospect indeed, word of the collaboration passed down via an interview Zdar completed whilst recently in Australia. Zdar reveals the admiration The Rapture held for his work on the recent Phoenix – more