Giant Claw enters the
: a conversation about Internet Age culture and layers of reality
14th October 2014
On his latest album, Keith "Giant Claw" Rankin sets his hyperactive sights on Internet Age culture. A collage of sliced-and-diced pop and R&B vocals and electronic productions that draw fro [...]
Level up: an insider’s guide to making video game soundtracks in 2014
13th October 2014
First off, fuck chiptune. OK, OK. I like the saturated sadness of the 8 and 16-bit chip as much as anyone who grew up nudging pixels around a screen in the 1980s or 1990s. But isn’t it a bit [...]
Blurred minds: Pop hijackers Atom™ and Robin Fox introduce their Unsound audiovisual show Double Vision
10th October 2014
At next week's Unsound festival in Krakow, chameleonic German producer Atom™ and Australian audio-visual artist Robin Fox will present their new collaborative performance, Double Vision. The [...]
Dreamcatching: The remarkable story of Robert Rich and the Sleep Concerts
10th October 2014
Snoozy listeners had the rare opportunity to participate in a Sleep Concert at last year's Unsound festival in Poland, when Robert Rich hosted an overnight gig at Krakow's communist-era Hotel Foru [...]
Is London’s shuffling movement really inspired by the Charleston? We interviewed the team behind new documentary
to find out
8th October 2014
If you've been to - or even simply read about - a house night in London in the last two years, then you'll be aware of shuffling. A dance craze that's some have compared to the UK's version of [...]
Striking oil: Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood on bringing
There Will Be Blood
back to the stage
7th October 2014
For decades, Jonny Greenwood has laboured under his mop as Radiohead’s virtuoso guitarist and all-round multi-instrumentalist and technician. But as Radiohead’s output slowed post Hail to t [...]
Ty Dolla $ign has written the biggest song of the year and will happily fix your toilet
7th October 2014
When Ty Dolla $ign starts speaking, his trademark raspy voice is so cracked I can barely understand a word he’s saying until he takes a couple seconds to clear his throat. I would ask how he [...]
Holy Smoke: folk icon Vashti Bunyan on her last ever album – and why the Scots called it wrong
6th October 2014
In this age of information, inactivity has become a strangely seductive force. A peculiar paradox is occurring where the more one reveals, the more one’s power is diminished, while procrastin [...]
The Visionary: legendary electronic auteur Bernard Szajner on Carl Craig and laser shows
4th October 2014
Bernard Szajner is a consummate artist. Born into a family of Polish Jew exiles in France, he first made his mark in the 1970s as a lighting and visual effects technician and visual artist work [...]
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