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We’re thrilled to be speaking about our humble adventure in publishing at this week’s conference The Modern Magazine, organised by our friends at magCulture, among a fine line-up of esteemed editors and designers at titles large and small, including The New York Times Magazine, Zeit Magazin or The Gentlewoman, among others. If you didn’t manage [...]


This week’s recommendations are two events taking place in South London, both highlighting the work and music of producer Terre Thaemlitz aka DJ Sprinkles. Café OTO presents an evening of talk, video and audio with Thaemlitz, starting with a multi-media reading of “Naisho Wave Manifesto” (“Secrecy Wave Manifesto”), which Thaemlitz produced for the first issue [...]


Our all time favorite noise-heroine Kim Gordon had an interesting collaboration last year, when she was commissioned to compose music for a ballet initiated by artist Nick Mauss. Inversions was first performed at Frieze Projects 2014, now the audio is to receive a limited edition vinyl release. Exclaim reports that Music for Inversions: A Live [...]


Who knows how long those lovely little pieces of graphic design called stamps are still going to be around for, so to preserve their legacy for the future, creative director Blair Thomson has started a wonderful Instagram account called Graphilately showcasing the weird and the wonderful from the world of stamp design. Read more over [...]


Walking a line between what has passed and what is yet to come, seminal trio to rococo rot have carved an identifiable niche for themselves, and one which has crossed a variety of styles; neither wholly in the realms of ambient or pure electronics. The presentation of their tenth album Instrument will be special, as [...]

The Maestro

Apart from Shabazz Palaces, Amen Dunes and Son Lux, who’ll be in town later this month, the incredible Shai Maestro Trio is going to play Berlin’s Quasimodo this Wednesday.

The Breezeway

While Mr. D. Shrigley has been busy making tunes recently, November also sees the return of the mighty Shabazz… (Berghain Kantine, Nov. 14), and by the way: the new video to “Motion Sickness” is epic indeed.

Swim Team

Arms and Sleepers, a heavily underrated, Boston-based duo comprised of Max Lewis and Mirza Ramic, are about to release their new, surprisingly beats-n-synths-heavy album Swim Team later this month, and right after that, they’ll be on tour over here in Europe:
Arms and Sleepers live:
05 Nov :: London, UK :: Cargo
06 Nov :: Manchester, UK :: [...]

Cuts In The Middle

Now that the Internets have survived this and Sir William Benjamin Bensussen aka The Gaslamp Killer has recovered just fine from his insane scooter accident – it’s been a year, and see above -, he’s going to go crazy (as usual) at Berlin’s Gretchen tomorrow night. Wicked!


Three years after the tsunami in northeastern Japan and the damage to the nuclear reactor in Fukushima, many people, including a growing number of artists, have got beyond the agony and speechlessness that set in after the disaster. They are starting to recognize that the catastrophe uncovered many hitherto undisclosed rifts within Japanese society, and [...]