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GOODBYE II

Goodbye Mark Hollis – one of the greatest musical talents of our time, who lived in total seclusion for the last 20 years after disbanding Talk Talk. We shall put our computers to rest and listen to Spirit of Eden at full blast right now.

MEDITATION ON WAGE LABOUR AND THE DEATH OF THE ALBUM

‘Art Is unavoidably work,’ says Terre Thaemlitz, cover star of our deeply irritating issue #39, and this Saturday, it looks like s/he is going to put in some overtime: as part of Berlin’s annual maerzmusik festival hosted by Berliner Festspiele, Thaemlitz will perform live his/her 30 hour-opus Soullessness, timed after the maximum capacity of an [...]

ADD VIOLENCE

After a lengthy hiatus, Nine Inch Nails are back with Add Violence, a 5-track EP that sees them back in form – it compares in sound to 2005’s With Teeth, when we featured mastermind Trent Reznor for our, oh dear, third issue ever.

MONDAY MUSIC: JADEN SMITH

Being a bit nostalgic on a monday afternoon. PHC by Jaden Smith ft. Willow Smith.
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MONO.KULTUR #43: FATIMA AL QADIRI

Dear Friends,
the world has taken a darker turn since we last spoke, so we feel it’s a fitting time for our new issue mono.kultur #43 with Kuwaiti producer and visual artist Fatima Al Qadiri.
Bending and fusing different genres of music, Al Qadiri has released a handful of largely instrumental albums that often imply [...]

FRIEDRICH

Recently, Paris based choreographer and musician Morgan Belenguer has been working on his new music project Morgan Friedrich. Influenced by a Romantic disillusionment and the writings of Bruno Latour and Philippe Descola on anthropocene, Loseground is the first track of the upcoming album Natureisdead.
‘Friedrich is a character more or less imagined. He is a romantic [...]

Monday night music

MONDAY MUSIC: BONOBO

Beautiful new track by Bonobo, mesmerising video by Neil Krug: Break Apart.

IT’S ABOUT NEW MATERIAL

Michelberger hotel has a reputation of putting on impromptu concerts on their premises, and they are taking it one step farther next weekend: collaborating with the truly stunning Funkhaus Berlin, they have organised a festival of musical surprises, ranging from classical to punk – 85 artists and counting, including unfamiliar names as well as indie [...]

MONDAY MUSIC: RADIOHEAD

In tribute to last night’s fantastic show by Radiohead in Berlin, a look back.