Mixtape

Mixtape 91 by GROPINA

Tuscan childhood dreams — Everyone who’s in involved in the musical universe in whatever way has this story. One that talks about how they got into the world of sound as a child. Some will tell you about their older brother or sister. Others will brag about the seven instruments they started playing from an […]

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Mixtape 90 by Soft George

Not the elbow kind of digger — If you’ve been going out in Hamburg around 2010 but the name Molotow doesn’t ring a bell to you? Well, you probably missed a shitload of fun. Ask Soft George about it. The DJ, music collector and co-owner of record shop Plattenrille played his very first gig at […]

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Mixtape 89 by Milch

“Die Milch Macht’s.” Milch is a DJ based in Toronto, Canada. It is also the German term for milk. “Die Milch macht’s.” is the slogan of an advertising of German milk industry lobby from the late 1980s. It could translate like it’s the milk that makes it. Today everybody knows this is a lie. But […]

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Mixtape 88 by 11schnull

Drei, vier, Polizei INTERVIEW: NADJA PREYER PORTRAIT: TIM BURCHARDT 11schnull is pronounced “eins-eins-schnull.” This plain, language-based info might seem a bit trivial first. It’s a side note that shouldn’t be skipped though, as it’s important for understanding A. the headline of this story and B. where 11schnull is drawing his creative energy from. Described in […]

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Mixtape 87 by Crusat

Challenge Accepted INTERVIEW: NADJA PREYER When it comes to digging new music, Crusat’s approach is all about finding fresh and challenging tunes. What maybe doesn’t sound too surprising is gonna make a lot of sense when checking out her mix for TISSUE. A few minutes should be enough and you’ll know what the two terms […]

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Mixtape 86 by LAZERCAT

Cats, Violins, Bass INTERVIEW: NADJA PREYER Covid-19 has many downsides, but also some good ones: it makes people pick up new or forgotten hobbies. Same applies to Lazercat. The Berlin-based, Canada raised DJ and producer used to play the violin for more than 15 years. After a long break, she recently picked it up again. […]

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Mixtape 85 by DJ Kobex

Le Freak INTERVIEW: NADJA PREYER ARTWORK: JÜRGEN KLAUKE The power of music compilations has been underrated ever since. No matter if CD or vinyl, digging out the right one at the right time can make for a game-changing momentum in potentially every DJ’s path. That case also applies to DJ Kobex, who dug out “Egypt, […]

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Mixtape 84 by Stevie Whisper

 Pills and X’s INTERVIEW: NADJA PREYER PORTRAITS: BOOGIE MIXTAPE ARTWORK: LOVE CURLY „We got shittons of vaccines from China before everybody else.” Now add a big LOL to Stevie Whisper’s statement to the question, what the authorities in his hometown do to help creatives in pandemic times, and you’ll have a clue about his […]

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Mixtape 83 by Tim Toh

Tzz tzz tzz and beyond — Imagine yourself somewhere in the middle of Germany, precisely: the Rhein-Main area. It’s the year 2000 and Chris Liebing is spreading some wisdom: “It’s techno music, anyone can do it. So do I. It’s just the same tzz tzz tzz thing going on and on, right?” When you ask […]

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