Montag, 25.03.2019

Beiträge von Thomas Venker

Daso Franke – "Daso" Releaseparty

#dasoforever – “Every second full of burning passion”

On April 2nd of last year our friend Daso Franke died much too soon. During the months prior to his …

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Cologne Sessions & Strange Sounds from Beyond – 23.3.2019

Lulu: “Working in the music industry has made me conscious of my (in-)capabilities”

"Strange Sounds From Beyond is a festival and music platform that seeks its inspiration in boundary-…

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Kate NV – Videofeature

Kate NV “A Journey Into Sounds”

Kate Shilonosova in conversation with Thomas Venker for Kaput – Magazin für Insolvenz & Pop. …

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Cindy Li – Tour Diary Asia

Ciel “Hao! Feeling the year of the pig in a big way”

Within the last twelve months Toronto based dj and producer Cindy Li (which goes by the artist name …

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Record of the Week

Colin Self „Siblings“ (RVNG Intl.)

"If this voice leaves you cold, you have long ago sold your humanity to the shadow beings." – Tho…

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Martin Howse & Bernd Schurer – Interview

“Quite dark, on the borders of precise experiment and collapsing edifice”

Martin Howse and Bernd Schurer are up to challenge our coordinate systems in some way and another. …

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Terence Fixmer – Interview

Terence Fixmer: „I saw the start of Techno!“

"Personally I don’t understand djs who are playing ten times or more per month. I don’t see the …

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Survey – Birgit Heuzeroth, Phil Tortoroli, Vivien Mierzkalla, Anika Väth, Philipp Maiburg, Vladimir Ivkovic, Markus Naegele, Severin Most, Maurice Summen, Oli Isaacs, James Friedmann

What to expect from music journalism in 2019 and the years to come?

Music journalism is not a thing happening in a isolated, theoretical vacuum, it is most of all an in…

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Melvin Oliphant III / Mutant Beat Dance – Interview

Making a mutant

"Nothing was never wasted or thrown out because I wouldn´t allow us to come together with no result…

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Borderlands Trio – Interview with Stephan Crump

Borderlands Trio: “A lifetime of preparation for that moment”

Borderlands Trio is the formation of Stephan Crump (bass), Kris Davis (piano) and Eric Mc Pherson (d…

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a musical segment by Traxx

“Assorted Dance, Groove n more 4 Kaput“

"Assorted Dance, Groove n more 4 Kaput“ a musical segment by Traxx…

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Omar Contri – Interview

Shinoby: “It’s not a strategy, for an DIY artist like me it’s a question of surviving. “

Verona based producer Omar Contri is about to release three 12-inches back to back, each coming in w…

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MAZEUM Festival – Interview with Yuko Asanuma

“We all felt like we can create something bigger and impactful by joining forces”

"It gives a sense of mystery yet welcomeness for viewing or involvement." … Yuko Asanuma in conve…

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Loraine James – Interview

“female:pressure is awesome because it recognises us, and we do exist. There are a lot of us!”

"I think in the past year and a half I’ve become more confident in who I am as a person, and my id…

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Helena Hauff

Helena Hauff: “Why I am actually doing this?”

"The sun is slowly creeping up from behind floor and the people on the dance floor are now going com…

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Evans/Dahl/Pride „Pulverize the Sound“

“Music such as this is trying to show a different and deeper way human beings can interact and co-exist.”

"The more I study, the more I find pathways through many kinds of music that help me develop my own …

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Record of the Week: „Working Class Woman“ by Marie Davidson

Marie Davidson: “The quality of your creative output does not depend on what is between your legs.”

"I don't want to be a niche artist, I'm not and never have been part of a cool clique, a gang, why w…

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Lena Platonos – Interview – DICE conference and festival

Lena Platonos: “I listen to music 24 hours a day.”

"I advise them to fight for their rights and hope for a more optimistic future." – Lena Platonos …

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Andi Otto in conversation with Oki Kano, collaborator of the late Umeko Ando

The magic music of Umeko Ando

Interview by Andi Otto with Oki Kano, collaborator of the late Umeko Ando.…

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The Brooklyn-based booking agency Discwoman is working on a long overdue paradigm shift in the still male-dominated DJ business

Discwoman: “Questioning the circumstances”

"It is a bit too much. To be honest, we would be delighted if there were more agencies like ours. We…

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Peter Brötzmann & Oxbow

It’s not the twelve bar, it’s the person behind!

On Sunday the 20th of May Peter Brötzmann played together with Dan Adams, Greg Davis, Eugene Robins…

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Record of the Week

Helena Hauff “Qualm”

"And since Hauff does not allow for a dramatic pause, the urgency never decreases, you almost dissol…

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Chee Shimzu on his label 17853

“I am waiting for chances to appear. I am not in a hurry.“

Chee Shimzu, dj, producer, label owner, record seller, compilation curator and author leads us throu…

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Discwoman – Videointerview

Challenge the norms

Thomas Venker met Emma Burgess-Olson (aka UMFANG), Christine Tran and Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson at …

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Silvia Jiménez Alvarez aka Jasss in conversation

JASSS: “Those things exist in me and bother me.”

Spain born artist Silvia Jiménez Alvarez already set some significant marks in the world of dark el…

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c/o pop & Dutch Impact

Deutsch-Holländische Freundschaft

Besides international country specials on Southamerican and Eastasien bands the c/o pop has a long …

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The Transcendence Orchestra

A journey into the unknown

Asked what to expect from their upcoming performance at Meakusma festival, both Anthony Child and Da…

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Daso Franke

Pune, 19.02.1981 – Berlin, 02.04.2018…

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Köln ist Kaput 8 – Video-feature

Sonae & Gora Sou at Gold+Beton

On the 31st of March the 8th installment of Köln ist Kaput happened at Gold+Beton with awesome liv…

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Köln ist Kaput VIII – Photogallery

A night with Sonae and Gora Sou

Köln ist Kaput – the night in pictures. …

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10 stirring Sónar moments for 2018

THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON SÓNAR

When does the Sónar week start? And when does it really end? A difficult question indeed, consideri…

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Mouse on Mars

Prioritize the people

It’s about time for me to confess something. At some point during the 2000s, I distanced myself a …

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Magnea

Social pop anthropologist

In the first place, Maral Salmassi just wanted to produce the record by the Icelandic dance pop duo …

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Track by Track: the 29 songs from Efdemin´s new mix-album "Naïf" auf Curle Recordings

From Autolyse to Margaret Dygas and Efdemin

Kaput columnist in meditation Phillip Sollmann (aka Efdemin) just released "Naïf", a tender and eng…

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Köln ist Kaput VII – Video-Feature

Sue Lewig, Sarah San & Friday Dunard

The latest in our series of Köln ist Kaput video-documentaries on the Cologne music scene. …

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Fishbach – Videointerview

Fishbach “I allow myself everything”

Florence Fishbach – Cologne Kaput-Talk. …

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Midori Takada

“Music is about life and death.”

“Some people say that my music was very emotional. In the 70s and 80s, I tried to suppress my fee…

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Danielle de Picciotto & Friends in Conversation

Marta Collica: “I see myself as the mountain Etna”

"Describing her as a queen is perfect and especially in these troubled times our confused world need…

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Kaput Mix 001 – DJ Brom

Kaput Mix: DJ Brom – Kein Nichts!

"Recording 4-hour mixes is nothing I do in everyday life, although I am someone who likes to play lo…

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Record of the Week

ALEXANDRA ATNIF “RHYTHMIC BRUTALISM 1 & 2”

" It is a bleak joy to experience how uncompromising Atnif approaches her sound material on “Rhyth…

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Köln ist kaput 7 – Photogallery

♫ Sue Lèwig, Sarah San & Friday Dunard ♫

Last night I dreamt That somebody kaput me No hope, no harm But it was not just another false …

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"The Invisible Hands" – Interview with Director Marina Gioti

“One of the last true punks” – Alan Bishop and the Invisible Hands

Kaput talked to Marina Gioti about "The Invisible Hands", the documentation she produced together w…

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... going record shopping at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles

Halo Antwoord, Krule Melvins, Elijah Duran

We at Kaput dig Amoebas "What's In My Bag?" videos. Why? Simply follow the gang of Laurel Halo, Die …

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Marco Donnarumma: „Corpus Nil: Eingeweide“

“It’s about understanding that we humans are not any more important than any other creature on the planet”

A lot has been written lately about the end of the artist as we know her/him. The legend is on the s…

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CTM 2018

Angst and love über Berlin

Another bodily challenging and highly inspiring CTM festival is over. It was again a week of many i…

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FILTER Detroit – Kerstin Niemand on 12645 Moran Street, Detroit

“Detroit is an open city”

The direct contact with local artists revealed that the metropolis, which until now has only been kn…

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"The Sky Is Very Very Vast" – The official Meakusma 2017 film

Meakusma 2017: “Wandering through a dream”

"After performing at the 2016 edition of Meakusma, where they seemed to have had an excellent time, …

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Mozhgan Shariat

„The idea was to play weird, soundtracky monster music“

San Francisco based Mozhgan Shariat is alongside Solar and Jason Greer the co-host of the super well…

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Tired Eyes Kingdom – Talking "Edge"

“When we are in the room doing our thing nothing really manage to enter this circle.”

Elif Dikec, Isabelle Pabst, Yotam Schleuniger and Felix Nisblé are most of all a gang, one you rare…

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Eurosonic Noorderslag & European Talent Exchange Programme / An interview with Ruud Berends

Ask me again after the event ;-)

Each January the European festival and media circus travels to the Dutch city of Groningen to experi…

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Koxette celebrate the „21st Century Decay“

Baumusik for China

Until recently Caroline Kox and Antonio de Luca were best known for their avant-garde outfit Coloris…

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Record of the Week Spezial

Cologne-Frankfurt-Osaka-Kyoto: 13 Records against mother Jetlag

For a long time, whenever I traveled, I cultivated a monoartistic listening ritual and spend all my …

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