The UK alt-pop group talks about touring with Animal Collective and modulating vocals with a vacuum cleaner in an off-the-cuff alphabet-oriented interview.
Here’s an ABC cataloging Sherwood’s sprawling history, from drinking tea with Björk to movie nights with Johnnie Rotten.
Craig Leon, the producer and A&R stalwart who worked with Blondie, Talking Heads, and the Ramones fills out our latest ABC column.
Win tickets to see Gilles Peterson and Motor City Drum Ensemble at the EB Festival in Warsaw!
The ABCs of industrial pioneer Cosey covers fetishism, viciousness and XXX-rated movies—in other words, it’s right up our alley.
With their work for Public Enemy, Hank Shocklee’s Bomb Squad revolutionized hip hop and guaranteed their place in history as one of the most important production teams in popular music. ABCs from a master.
DJ Koze has evolved over the past two decades from enfant- to savant- to the avant-terrible of German dance music. Here’s the alphabet according to him, from Amygdala to Zappa.
The rococo techno group make classical instrumentation with startlingly danceable results. But don’t call their music functional…
British expat Mark Reeder has been sewing the historical seeds of synthpop and trance across national and political boundaries for over thirty years.
As a director, Yoanne Lemoine is known for creating visceral, ultra-stylish fantasy worlds for the likes of Katy Perry, Rihanna and Lana Del Rey.
In the early nineties, Maximilian Lenz, alias WestBam, helped usher in an era of euphoric, post-reunification revelry in German techno, one that redefined the country’s image abroad. Move over philosophy, fascism and fussball—make room for the Love Parade. Named after his role model Afrika Bambaataa (cf. Westfalia Bambaataa), the Münster-born DJ and producer was never modest about … Continued
Listening to electronic music on an incredible sound system in the right atmosphere can be a near religious experience. Watching a DJ spin records or work a laptop, however, can get boring quick. The Berlin-based electronic duo Modeselektor are an exception to the rule. Since 2002, Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary have been creating bleeding … Continued