Mixtape 77 by Volruptus

How does our surrounding influence the art we make? And, speaking explicitly of music producers, does their environment affect the way they tweak and turn the knobs of their machines? You would probably answer with a yes after listening to Volruptus’ extra-terrestrial Electro and alien-ish Techno and hearing about the fact, that he’s originally hailing from Iceland. Volruptus was growing up in the picture book setting of your dreams. Fire, Ice and Techno. A cragged scenery made up of splashing geysirs, foggy cliffs, ponies and moss, moss, moss. To be precise about his point of origin, let’s put it in his own words: ’101 Reykjavik, baby!’

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Alles ist vorbei —
A Different Eulogy

When Stephan Gräfe was 16, he raised his right arm in public. Just like Gabi Delgado had done before him. Sudden, rigid and in an angle of 45 degrees to his sight: the Hitler salute! The fun was over for everyone at his local youth centre and he was immediately kicked out while tirades of insults rained upon him. On this day he realised two things: firstly and mostly, punks are only the negative reflections of their hated parents and secondly, he had to find out who that band was.

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Yis Kid – 4 Colours / story up!

‘LIFE IS FEELING, FEELING IS AN IMPULSE, PHOTOGRAPHY IS AN IMPULSE, IMPULSE IS AGGRESSIVE, AGGRESSION IS A FEELING. RED, REBELLION. YELLOW, ENERGY. VIOLET MYSTICISM. BLUE, HONESTY.’

We don’t know much about this person called Yis Kid. We saw enough to be proudly sharing this piece of work with you. Go and perceive the visual essay with your own eyes: https://tissuemagazine.com/story/yis-kid-4-colours/