Music

MUSIC

LAPALUX: I think about music in a very visual way

Approximately thirty seconds into the music video for his 2013 breakout track “Without You”, you’ll realise there’s more to Lapalux’s world than making mere club sounds. The video (you’ll remember if you’ve seen it, and if you haven’t, you must) is an eerie, fetish-tinged tale of lust, tragedy and alienation, your not-so-typical love story gone wrong complete with a dancing man in a latex suit. With its rich cinematic direction

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MUSIC

DOOXS – Under My Tongue

Dutch electronic duo DOOXS releases their new EP “Under My Tongue” today via OO Records. The duo was formed only last year by singer and songwriter Djoeke and producer Aniek and has already caught the attention of music journalists and tastemakers, won the Rotterdam music prize Grote Prijs van Rotterdam 2016, and played the prestigious Eurosonic Noorderslag (Aurora, Dua Lipa, Nao, Mura Masa) as well as Metropolis Festival (Vince Staples,

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MUSIC

Àlden Records

Jason and Maurice are a beguiling pair. Calm, collected, handsome and confident, they’ve been friends since kindergarten and are now collaborators with their own baby – Àlden Records. Practically brothers since playground days, they’ve found themselves playing and learning together over the decades across a melange of different environments. More often than not they’re hundreds of kilometres apart, but still adjoined creatively even after 26 years. They are very different

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ART & CULTURE

OSCA, a carnival of ideas

YUKA OTSUKI is an audio visual artist of immense scope. For the past ten years, he has been mixing video images, audio recordings, graphics and animations to produce stunning audiovisual installations and live performances. ‘If you need a real answer to your big vital issue, go to a Japanese noodle bar’, says OSCA’s co-founder Matthias Erhard. It was in front of a steaming bowl of noodles in Berlin in 2009 that Erhard, classically trained pianist, met German-Japanese singer and violinist

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EVENT

Platea magazine No.2 launch event x DJ Hell

Amazing news to kick off the weekend.. On Saturday, 22 June, we’re celebrating the launch of PLATEA Magazine’s 2nd edition. Where? At Openhouse of Hrvst in Munich.   In celebration of the launch of our 2nd edition, the launch event will feature music by: DJ Hell (International Deejay Gigolo Rec.) Maxâge | Fabian Kranz | Cosmo The Camel (IWW, Munich) and Live-Visuals by: Chris Faber X Platea DOORS: 10PM (10 EUR)   Stop

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MUSIC

Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld about her solo album ‘The Ridge’

Three years have passed since the release of her debut solo album ‘Hero Brother’. This spring, violinist and composer Sarah Neufeld released her second full length album ‘The Ridge’ via Paper Bag Records and Kartel Music Group. Best known as member of Grammy awarded indie band Arcade Fire, the Montréal based musician also is a founding member of the contemporary instrumental ensemble Bell Orchestre, and most recently as half of an exiting new

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Lions Head: Like a road trip through the plains of adventure, freedom, summer..

If you want the perfect soundtrack to your summer sunsets, look no further than Lions Head. The easy-going, road trip pop of New Yorker singer-songwriter Ignacio (Iggy) Uriarte is uplifting and spontaneous like his interpreter. His first single ‘Begging’, released in 2015, was a success: two million Spotify streams, Top 60 in the German charts and over one million video plays. It was followed by a tour with Joris and

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MUSIC

ZIBRA are rising

“I can’t change who I am, or how I write,” says Sam Battle, lead singer and guitarist of Tottenham melodo-electronica trio ZIBRA. “This kind of music, it just comes naturally to me.” Along with Russ Harley on keys and Ben Everest on bass they produce hugely infectious, melodic and hook-laden electronic pop. It is intelligent, emotive and fun, hearkening back to the 1980’s when music fizzed with exuberance and technicolour

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One To Listen: TAU’s First EP “Wirikuta” Oscillates Somewhere Between Psychedelic Rock and Hypnotic Medicine Chants

  It is the latest project by Dublin-born musician and former band member of Icelandic psychedelics Dead Skeletons, Shaun “Nunutzi” Mulrooney: TAU. The collective is the product of a spiritual journey in Wirikuta, Mexico, the land of the peyote. TAU just released its first EP Wirikuta. You can not miss the influence of Shaun’s experience with the Huichols. Opener Huey Tonantzin is a shamanistic chant that is repeating “Mother Earth” like a mantra. Each of

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