This recommendation is taken from the upcoming issue of Electronic Beats Magazine that will be released in mid-December.
The first in a daily series in which Electronic Beats’ editorial staff recommend ways to spend your hard-earned cash. Today, it’s the turn of editor-in-chief Max Dax.
Fast Food is a new, regular feature on EB.net by Thomas Schoenberger and Max Dax. Every Saturday you can read a new piece of a sophisticated ongoing conversation about cooking, traditions and how to read the menu of any given restaurant. It is a discussion about disappearing spaces and why so many chefs listen to Miles Davis’ so-called ‘electric period’ after … Continued
From September 5th through the 8th, the second edition of the ICAS Suite is attached to the always-intriguing CTM Festival. Bringing such fresh sound-artists and performers as Mykki Blanco and Nguzunguzu, ICAS Suite plays an important role in Berlin Music Week… but what role is that exactly? And what does ICAS stand for anyway? CTM organizer Oliver Baurhenn reveals all.
How to approach listening to the world’s longest album, clocking in at over thirty hours of music, hundreds of pages of sleeve notes and extensive video footage all packed onto an SD card that has to be plugged in a USB stick and accompanied by a small booklet covered with the picture of a burning … Continued
The Mortimer Trap is the name of a series of chess moves—the kind of trap you’d have to be a real schmuck to walk into and lose the game. If I played chess, I’d be that schmuck. But more importantly, you could read the album title as a statement about ambient music, about the fine … Continued
Chris Bohn is a long-time editor of London-based avant garde music magazine The Wire. Bohn, who sometimes writes under the pseudonym Biba Kopf, is also an expert on improvisation in pop music. Like Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead are not the sort of group you impose on people. I know that when Jerry Garcia was … Continued