Coming Up Strong (Category)
The category Coming Up Strong gathers portraits of rising young artists.
Coming Up Strong in Features
Music − Portrait | posted 14.05.2020
Abstraction with a sea view
Saxophonist Muriel Grossmann reaches abstraction on the Balearic Islands, rides the waves with hard bop and even amazes billionaires with standards. Who is the secret pioneer of the spiritual revival?
Music − Portrait | posted 07.05.2020
Rave in a time capsule
As Roza Terenzi, Australian Katie Campbell turns dance history upside down and brushes over it with jungle breaks and eso-techno. On her debut album »Modern Bliss« she finally lands in the future. Let us introduce you to the producer who attracted attention with releases on Dekmantel, Klasse Wreck, Kalahari Oyster Cult or Butter Sessions in the last years.
Music − Portrait | posted 02.04.2020
Part of his own Movement
Patricia Kokett blends rave with mysticism, futuristic industrial with shamanistic noise, the spirit of Coil with imaginary records from Kompakt Records. The music of the Lithuanian producer Gediminas Jakubka, who turns into Patricia on stage, balances between borders. An attempt at orientation.
Music − Interview | posted 12.05.2014
Jaakko Eino Kalevi
About Love And Other Mental Illnesses
Jaakko Eino Kalevi looks like a stoned angel in a woolie, works as a tram driver and with »No End« he released on of the best songs of 2013. But who is this blonde man from Helsinki? Time to talk to Jaakko about the important things in life. So Jaakko Eino Kalevi , tell us: What do you think about love, how do you wash your laundry and how’s your new EP going to sound? In our conversation Jaakko had all the answers plus a lot of engaging laughter.
Music − Portrait | posted 18.02.2013
The Sound of Deconstruction
When two ex-punk rockers from Leipzig find themselves on Berghain’s stage as »We Have Band’s« warm-up group, performing as an electronic duo some serious deconstruction must have taken place. Deconstruction is the whole approach of the highly conceptual band Deko Deko. Deko Deko stands for Deconstruction of Decoration – the beauty and productivity of dismantling. 10 years of making music together gives Lena Seik and Tristan Schulze a heck of familiarity and artistic compatibility to start taking apart and putting back together.
Music − Interview | posted 16.06.2020
»We no longer see reality«
The Grammy-winning soprano saxophonist shared the stage with Miles Davis, Art Blakey and Max Roach. Now he has recorded an album with British outfit Maisha — and discovered something new.
Music − Review | posted 24.06.2020
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.
Music − News | posted 23.06.2020
A Japanese Groove Disc Guide
Exclusive Edition: »Wamono A To Z«
For the start of the »Wamono A To Z« series, DJ Yoshizawa Dynamite and Chintam have put together ten pearls of Japanese rare groove from the sixties and seventies. We have an exclusive, golden vinyl edition available.
Music − Review | posted 26.06.2020
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music − Review | posted 29.05.2020
Greatness through reduction: On »Contact« drummer Greg Fox uses his instrument even more purposefully.