lundi 19 novembre 2007
Londonian Jenny-K, originally Indian & last activist from the french & parisian crew Ego-6, finally released her new project : Hyperactive, a 18 tracks mixtape produced & mixed by Tony-O.
Dancehall, Grime, electro, hip hop, drum n bass are mash up at the Ego 6 style into this great mixtape. With special featuring by Mad Killah, Efften , Youthman ou Maeva...This project is the best way to enter Jenny K's atmosphere.
The mixtape is available on Free Download on Ego 6 website and Jenny's Myspace homepage
Play it loud Thozzzz !!!!!!!!!
Next Ego6 Party, Saturday 22nd November 2007
@ Café Léopard
149, Boulevard Voltaire
Subway : Charonne
jeudi 15 novembre 2007
mardi 28 août 2007
[THN097] Das Kraftfuttermischwerk - Blüte Seines Lebens
(Moving Ambient Downbeats)
Now, in this mid-summer of 2007, Das Kraftfuttermischwerk
returns with a soothing, melodic downtempo EP titled
"Blüte seines Lebens" - a perfect audio complement to warm,
placid days. Like a carefree boat trip down a meandering,
gently flowing waterway on a balmy summer day that ends in
the cool shade of a secluded tree-lined beach, this
easy-listening four-tracker takes the listener on a tranquil,
nostalgic sound journey that includes beautiful synths,
pensive melodies, delicate beats, and minimal grooves.
(4 tracks - 23min 10sec - 32.62 MB)
[APL047] Twile - Traum-a
(Cinematic Dub Electronica)
The album title was selected for its dual meaning -
“Traum” is the German word for “dream” while
“trauma” refers to emotional injury or suffering as
a result of experiencing an extremely stressful situation
or physical injury. The sounds are cinematic, designed to
be listened to in seclusion, and the album as a whole is a
manifestation of Twile’s belief that “what is contained in
sadness holds the greatest potential for joy.”
So Twile, as if assuming the role of a therapist,
summons the misplaced world of dreams, childhood,
and forest to offer a “sonorous cure.”
(4 tracks - 31min 56sec - 44.99 MB)
[THN098] krill.minima - Urlaub auf Balkonien
[APL048] Weigl & Hoffmann - Examples Of A Medusa
[APL049] Off The Sky - Cumulae Movement
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His artwork is inspired by various things including thegreek myths, baseball cards, and Bikuri-Man stickers.He is a member of a Japanese manga group, Mashcomix.
He is currently living and working in Brooklyn, NYC.
I met Hiro 2 years ago, during the summer 2005 at the opening of the Dolce Vita # 2 organised by Carla Communication at Espace Beaurepaire in Paris. It was a big show with different artists as painter, sculptor, designer, couturier, musicians & performers, video & fashion alsoHiro introduced some sculpturs and canvas at this show. To be honest, I already admire his talent and his unique way of drawing at the first second I saw his works…It reminds me works of Os Gemeos, the two brazilian graffiti artists brothers. So i started to talk with him about this, and he knew works of those freaks...Who don't ??
Anyway, we talked a lot about Arts, our influences and differences between him; who considerate Art as an entire work and me; who just drawing for my pleasure or as a therapy...
He's involve into a lot of different projects with graffiti artists, designer and worked already for different galleries in Tokyo, Berlin, Paris and NYC where he's actually living.
I just saw he's gonna work with that great crew The Brooklyn Circus, check the blog.
The link to this great show he did in Tokyo last year as well 2006 at BBS Tokyo, the 10x10 Show.
Some of my favorites works of Hiro
A Bull and A Violin Man
!!!! I'm proud to be your Friend !!!!
See you soon.....
All works are properties of Hiroya Kurata.
2006 hiroya kurata
lundi 27 août 2007
Chacun son cinéma ou Ce petit coup au coeur quand la lumière s'éteint et que le film commence ( To each his own Cinema) , [2007-129minutes]
A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema
Directed by :
Theo Angelopoulos (THREE MINUTES)
Olivier Assayas (UPSURGE)
Bille August (THE LAST DATING SHOW)
Jane Campion (THE LADY BUG)
Youssef Chahine (47 years later)
Chen Kaige (ZHANXIOU VILLAGE)
Michael Cimino (NO TRANSLATION NEEDED)
Joel & Ethan Coen,
David Cronenberg (AT THE SUICIDE OF THE LAST JEW IN THE WORLD IN THE LAST CINEMA IN THE WORLD)
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne (DARKNESS)
Manoel De Oliveira (SOLE MEETING)
Raymond Depardon (OPEN-AIR CINEMA)
Atom Egoyan (ARTAUD DOUBLE BILL)
Amos Gitai (THE DYBBUK OF HAIFA)
Hou Hsiao Hsien (THE ELECTRIC PRINCESS HOUSE)
Alejandro González Inárritu (ANNA)
Aki Kaurismäki (THE FOUNDARY)
Abbas Kiarostami (WHERE IS MY ROMEO ?)
Takeshi Kitano (ONE FINE DAY)
Andrei Konchalovsky (IN THE DARK)
Claude Lelouch (THE CINEMA AROUND THE CORNER)
Ken Loach (HAPPY ENDING)
Nanni Moretti (DIARY OF A SPECTATOR)
Roman Polanski (CINEMA EROTIQUE)
Raul Ruiz (THE GIFT)
Walter Salles (5.557 MILES FROM CANNES)
Elia Suleiman (IRTEBAK)
Tsai Ming Liang (IT'S A DREAM)
Gus Van Sant (FIRST KISS)
Lars Von Trier (OCCUPATIONS)
Wim Wenders (WAR IN PEACE)
Wong Kar Wai (I TRAVELLED 9000 KM TO GIVE IT TO YOU)
Zhang Yimou (MOVIE NIGHT)
Not on the DVD are a second Walter Salles short, Joel and Ethan Coen's WORLD CINEMA and David Lynch's ABSURDA, all delivered to late to be included. That's a shame !!!!!!
Crtitic's coming soon
vendredi 24 août 2007
(Click right save target as...)
Alix Perez & Sabre – Everglade (Metalheadz Dub)
System Dissect & Bio Method – Pulverize (Dub)
Sabre – Paparazzi (Dub)
D Bridge – The Haven (Exit Dub)
Alix Perez & Lynx – Allegiance (Soul:R Dub)
Sabre & Vicious Circle – Endless (Dub)
Kryptic Minds & Leon Switch – Untitled (Defcom)
Icicle – Ice Cold (Dub)
Sabre – God Fearing (Metalheadz Dub)
Sabre & Alix Perez back to back in the mix
Survival – Sleeper (Dub)
Alix Perez – Resolution (Shogun Dub)
Zero Tolerance & Beta 2 – Hang Twice (Dub)
Break – Surroundings (Symmetry Dub)
Break – Submerge (Calyx & Teebee Remix) (Dub)
Icicle – Untitled (Dub)
Break – Heads Up (Metalheadz Dub)
Icicle & Sabre – Sentry (Dub)
Loxy & Matt U – Dark Knights (Dub)
Icicle & Nympho – Franky Mountain (Dub)
Calibre – Piece Of Mind (Signature Dub)
Alix Perez – Vanguard (Dub)
Commix feat Steve Spacek – How You Gonna Feel (Metalheadz Dub)
Lethal Bizzle – Babylon’s Burning (Sabre Remix) (V2 Dub)
Andy Skopes & Madcap – Future (Dub)
Alix Perez & System – What Could Happen (Dub)
Break – Combination Style (Metalheadz Dub)
Alix Perez – Crooklyn (Dub)
Sabre – Dog Tags (Remix) (Dub)
Alix Perez & Sabre’s Final Thought
Common feat Dwele – The People (Geffen)
jeudi 23 août 2007
You can check Pheek's work on a lot of NetLabel like Archipel, Thinner, Epsilonlab, Intr-Vision, Hybridstructure, Districk, Haute Couture and Kalimari ( a subdivision of Archipel).
This interview was recorded during the Electronic Music & Digital Creativity Festival MUTEK, last June in Montreal, Canada. He talks about how he approaches his work.
If you wanna discover his works, i suggest you to listen the last release of Social System on Archipel.
Archipel reaches it's 30th net-release and is proud to present another heady outing from Social System (Pheek and Offthesky) who are in top form as always with "Besides I Rest Now".
The release begins with "Tried and True" which is anything but tried with its cascading blend of woven crystalline pleasure and effortlessly gliding nature. "Oh Slow Crickets" continues gliding into a warmer territory which fizzes with rhythmic liveliness and creamy wisps of wonderfully executed melody. "A as in Alan's Back" is a delightfully deep piece enveloped in swirling and warbling springtime clouds of ambrosia sound.
go to [arch030] Besides I Rest Now by Social System page
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mardi 21 août 2007
jeudi 16 août 2007
Control is a biopic film about the late Ian Curtis (1956-1980), lead singer of the legendary post-punk rock band Joy Division. The screenplay is based on the book Touching From a Distance, by Curtis' wife, Deborah, who is also a co-producer of the film.
The film details the life of the troubled young musician, who forged a new kind of music out of the punk rock scene of 1970s
The title is a reference to one of Joy Division's more memorable songs, "She's Lost Control". The song title is believed to be a reference to an epileptic girl Curtis befriended while working at a rehabilitation center in
The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, on 17 May 2007, where it was received well by the critics. Although shown outside the Palme d'Or competition, Control was the big winner of the Director's Fortnight winning the CICAE Art & Essai prize for best film, the "Regards Jeunes" Prize award for best first or second directed feature film and the Europa Cinemas Label prize for best European film in the sidebar.
The director Anton Corbijn is famous for his works with Depeche Mode and all the photos he took of U2, David Bowie, Billy Idol, Arcade Fire, John Lee Hooker to Quentin Tarantino and so on...Much works also for Details, Vogue or Rolling Stone Magazine.
Check also an Interview of Anton Corbijn on Youtube featuring Footage of the film.
F%*ùç Hungry now...Let's have some Algerian Food....Love Paris !!!
Can't live without it anymore !!!!
I was listenning this great mix by [in]anace again called Thinner Process on Subsource , Submix section. Looking for Neurotron EP on Thinner (too bad....it's not available anymore) and diggin, diggin, diggin again some powerfull and dark atmosphere...Just to remind me how much i miss that f%µ!ùù Berghain in East Berlin. Anyway, was diggin' til i found this name : Holger Flinsch...
As i can understood, he's the creator/owner of Basalt records a german (no way?) netlabel. 4 releases on this netlabel with a live of Holger Flinsch in Berlin, available for download. (for free...do i have to say it everytime, around64Mo, .rar file)). Holger's sounds are pretty different from what i presented in the 2 lasts posts, not that much atmospheric but more powerfull...More dancefloor in a way....After listen it, my fav' track is without any doubt Fandango. Minimal, lots of clickety sounds everywhere on a deep fat bass...Exqueeeeeeeeezit' Holger..Can't wait to listen that live (on the DL right now).
Also, i think i'm falling in love for Benfay a.k.a Benjamin Fay, a guy from Bern in Switzerland. Also Thinner's artist...He's one of the most talented Thinner artist and he signed the last release on Thinner [Thn096] : Born on a Houseboat
As it describe on the homepage it's all about "Delicious Minimal House Grooves", i have to say that i love minimal but for a dancefloor it's quite boring sometimes...if it's not 9.am and your head isn't light as a pill...Anyway, Powerfull minimal beats...My fav' work of Benfay is one of the first release on Thinner [thn007], his EP called Carbon, released in 2001...I heard this tracks into Thinner Process as well....
Get it There
First track called Carbon is pretty common but i love the construction as all Benfay's production : Deep sounds at the beginning and starting to grow up on & on & on...I love that shit..
As you can read on Thinner website, the Carbon EP don't have any comments by the press...but as i can see on the last one, n°96 you have comments from Spain & Uk's...
The 2nd track called Bonnie Mandarin is just amazing. At the beginning, you'll start to say :"Geeezzzz, another minimal sleepy stuffs...But at 3'30, you know you're onto it and it's gonna be hard to be safe....
Unlimited Ovation on the Dancefloor....if you put the last track called Calamine Click...it's techno like it was at the latest 90's...Between Underworld, Laurent Garnier shakin by Jeff Mills...Hard piano notes, according to the beat, reverbs, gloomy sounds behind this...You think it's finish but it's just the very beginning...Don't wanna sleep !!!!!!
Benfay Official Website
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jeudi 2 août 2007
Germany is the place guys...
And in case, you never been there or heard about any of those crazy folks; U have to check that website the great Mixotic.net label, hosting the best of electrönisch sounds.
Here we go, starting with the second mixes called Interest Complex.
"As the microscopic camera pans across the technicolored landscape, molecular shapes dance playfully in rhythmic frequency..." - This mix presents works of Jason Corder. He is one of the most talented web musicians with releases on netlabels like Subsource, Autoplate and Thinner.
This is the description of this set on Mixotic...and to be honest "most talented" is really far from the truth..Jason rocks..
[in]anace is mixing this superb fall to minimal sounds...If you need something to work, sleep, disconnect from that crazy world...
Check it here
About, Jason Corder aka Social System (with Pheek) aka OffTheSky , i will make a special report on that guy...I should say i will take a complete weekoff at my work if i wanna introduce him propperly...Big Respect to this freak !!
Mixotic is a netlabel focused on netaudio DJ mixes. Q-Man is the label founder and maker. The range of styles is quite open but it's all about electronic music in the broadest sense. The latest mix posted by Mixotic is the 94th, published the 29th July : a Mix by Time For Trees called Separation Anxiety. Check it here
This mix presents the sound of the netlabel After-Dinner Recordings. It's based on a minimal beat structure which is carrier of various elements like melodic spots, ambient scapes, happy moments and much more. After-Dinner Recordings is a London based netlabel, It releases electronic music online and encourages free exchange between consumer and producer.
Enjoy...and think about sleeping sometimes
This mix is free to download und use under the terms of a Creative Commons License.
Check it out on Netlabel Thinner/Autoplate website.
"Their most recent release is Monsters, the marvellous eight-track album by Philipp Weigl. A graduate of classical piano from Munich's University of Music and Performing Arts, Weigl lays his whispered, English-language vocals over lush, dreamlike compositions that drip with yearning melancholy. The results sound something like William Orbit and the Beloved snuggling under the duvet on a particularly dreary winter's morning."
Philipp Weigl Monsters LP
- THINNER RELEASE 090 -
(8 tracks - 43min 32sec - 60.82 MB)
Fitting naturally into the autumn mood and reflecting the satisfying warmth of a relaxing evening at home, the Munich-based electronic music artist Philipp Weigl brings his first album to Thinner following the release of “Silently Moving” on Legego one year ago. “Monsters” is influenced mostly by the music of Björk, Portishead, and Radiohead along with the lyrics of Nick Cave and, in a minimal way, by his studies of classical piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich.
“Monsters” is about music and lyrics. They emerge independent of and unconnected with one another only to meet for a conjoined dance. The music and lyrics are deferential of one another with the music coming out of a creative void and the lyrics being formed by a blend of experiences, dreams, fantasies, and memories. Spoken in a low, whispered voice, the lyrics do not rise above the music, but drift just below the surface making their presence known without being intrusive. At the same time, the music intensifies the predominantly subtle character of the lyrics in order to reveal the fine humor, irony, and emotion hiding within them but without affecting them too hard. The resulting sounds are at once melancholic and dark but also harmonious and warm.
Listening to the songs on the album creates a feeling much like one gets during sleep as our dreams reappraise the day’s experiences. Immediately awakened from a dream every part of it can be recalled and each nuance can be experienced and seen with the inner eye as a phantasmagoric slideshow of continuous images. Slightly disoriented, we ask ourselves - was this real or was it a dream? As the day progress and our memories degrade with the passage of time, details of the dream fade away and only vague fragments remain like a collection of disjointed snapshots.
The eight songs on “Monsters” describe pictures of daily life from the viewpoint of a dream with emotions ranging from slightly unsettling to wistful. For example, listening to “Unrelated” we hear, “I found a letter in my bag that was written in a language that I don’t understand.“ Philipp translates this into the disconcerting feeling that there seem to be events in life that are completely incomprehensible to the individual person while at the same time appearing to be understood by everyone else. On the other hand, the mood turns melancholic and nostalgic on “Lifted” as we hear the dreamy juxtapositions of unconnected sentences: “I’m lying on my back and I’m watching fireworks.” - “I’d like to dance like the others do.” - I can hear the distant laughing fleeting away.”
Listening to this album is just like waking up from a dream. We ask ourselves the question whether the lyrics are really so full of secrets and mystery or is this just an illusion, and are they merely dealing with the small problems and occurrences of everyday life?
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