Interviews

Interview with Headphone Activist: ” It’s not about a genre, it’s just about loving music”

Headphone Activist, aka Pete Domville, started producing music 10 years ago in his bedroom. Since then, he released an impressive number of songs. He is now turning the page towards more laid back and jazz, lounge and beat-inspired music. We talked with him about this new chapter and his 3 upcoming EPs on Berlin-based label …

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Interview with Razor-N-Tape: “If we think it’s good music, we release it!”

Razor-N-Tape is a record label based in New York with a simple motto: Cut in Brooklyn // Good for Dance!. The label has an impressive catalog of releases from Juan Maclean, COEO, Eli Escobar, Lay-Far and many more. For their 50th release, Razor-N-Tape assembled an all-star lineup of artists in the compilation “Fifty Discos Deep“. …

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Interview with Rosa Ama : “We Create Bittersweet Music to Dance to”

Rosa Ama is a collaboration between Berlin-based British songwriter David Harks and Belgian composer Vhyce. They join forces to create emotive synth melodies, pulsating rhythms and stimulating bass. After their debut “Oku“ on Kitsuné Musique, they released “Ethers” on Casablanca Sunset. They are back today on the LA-based label with their new song “Lost On …

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Interview with Cascine: “We have a passion for the artistic element of a record”

Cascine is a record label based in New York and founded in 2010. It is known for its consistently refined brand of alternative pop and electronic music. Home of artists such as Yumi Zouma, Mt. Si, Lemonade, Chad Valley and many more, the label has a unique sound identity and aesthetic. We talked to Nick Passarelli, …

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Interview with Franc Moody: “Our album is an accumulation of 18 months in the studio”

Franc Moody finally reveal their first album “Dream in Colour”. Funk is not dead! More than 4 years after “T’S & C’S”; 2 after “Dopamine” (who didn’t fell in love with this amazing bassline?); and some excellent remixes like the one for Amber Mark; the British Band led by Ned Franc and Jon Moody offer us a concentrate of …

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Interview with Later.: “Our music is relaxing, somehow cheerful, and kind of nostalgic”

Later. is a band from Paris, composed of 4 members, influenced by indie, pop, jazz and more. First revealed on Kitsuné Musique with “L.Y.E“, they have just released their debut EP “On Time” via Cookie Records. We asked them a few questions to discover their universe and know more about this release! How and when …

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Interview with Capyac : “Why make music at all? The function historically of sound was to protect yourself from predators”

  Can you introduce yourselves and explain us shortly how the band was created ? Yes. Let me tell you a story. The door is open…a cool breeze blows through…and I am chilled to the bone, reminded of my mother. I look over my right shoulder..there sits a small puff ball with a tiny mouth. he …

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Interview with Kraak & Smaak: “Our album was inspired by the chill West Coast vibes”

Kraak & Smaak is a band from Leiden, in the Netherlands composed of Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug. Since they started the project in 2003, they released 6 albums and a several EPs on Jalapeno Records and Boogie Angst. Their latest one, “Pleasure Centre“, was on heavy rotation and one of our …

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Interview with Shook: “I tried to explore the grey area between City and Nature”

We’ve been following Dutch artist Shook since the beginning of this blog. At the time, he was making remixes for the likes of Phoenix, Ellie Goulding, Jamiroquai… Since then, Shook focused on creating original songs and released 4 albums. Today, he unveils a new one called “Music For City and Nature“. Inspired by the contrast …

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Video Premiere & Interview: Knight One – A Little Of You

Known for his EP “Swords Cry” and remixes for the likes of LIGHTS and Crystal Fighters, Dutch producer Knight One is back this year after a long break. With a new approach, he now leads his DIY project, handling all musical elements, production and writing as well as all visual elements. We are premiering today his …

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