Mixtape

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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Mixtape 82 by Garçon Taupe

Kind of an Outsider Sometimes it just takes one click to know what it’s all about. In Garçon Taupe’s case it’s that click on the play button of his mixtape. First, you’ll hear some twisted analog synth cranking it’s way into your auditory system. Second, there it is: a nasty, dusty, raw kick, probably originating […]

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Mixtape 81 by DJ Maik

DJ MAIK IN HIS OWN WORDS: “What can I tell!? My mothership and closest friends come together with ‘Solid Rotation’. We started in 2014 with small basement raves and a radio show in Jena, which was broadcasted for 6 years at Radio Lotte in Weimar, before we recently switched to Sphere Radio in Leipzig. Shortly […]

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Mixtape 80 by The Neighbourhood Character

NOT COMPROMISING Ari Lawrence, aka The Neighbourhood Character, has been steadily researching and creating in Berlin for the past nine years. An enthusiastic producer, instrumentalist, vocalist, and selector, Ari’s practice widely reflects their collaborative spirit. In addition to pursuing interventionist research around politics and praxes of marginalised electronic producers as a doctoral candidate at Goldsmiths […]

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