Tech Tuedays

What If Machines Could Sing ’90s Ballads?

From Martin Backes (artist, designer, creative technologist, hacker, DJ and composer) “What do machines sing of?” is a fully automated machine, which endlessly sings number-one ballads from the 1990s. As the computer program performs these emotionally loaded songs, it attempts to apply the appropriate human sentiments. This behavior of the …

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Electronic Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Skymark “The Power Of A Positive Smile”

Jazz and Soul fused with House aesthetics isn’t anything new… that is until you find yourself listening to the production of Marc Friedli aka Skymark. With his tastes firmly rooted in Jazz Fusion, Brazilian and Soul music, Skymark has created his own intimate universe where he’s been able to develop …

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Modern Funk Soul & Funk

Prophet Is Still Right On Time

Prophet is an underground Funk musician from the San Francisco Bay Area, who, until this year, had only put his name to one record: an obscure private-press LP called “Right On Time” pressed in 1984 on his own Treasure Records. Full of mind-blowing no-BS boogie, it has a dedicated cult …

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Exclusive Premiere: Captain Over “Clack Clack” (XVI Records)

Next up on the ever-eclectic XVI Records, a shadowy figure steps into the spotlight. Enter the world of the mysterious Captain Over, whose dark yet soulful Bruk and Grime-infused tracks take the idea of club music and give it a twist of creativity and uncertainty, while maintaining brawny sensibilities. ‘Clack …

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Beats Electronic

Prefuse 73 Turns His Ear To Modern Minimalism

Guillermo Herren, more commonly known as Prefuse 73, has been making his totally unique brand of experimental Electronic music for close to two decades. Prefuse 73 started releasing music in the early 2000s during a time when people were just starting to experiment with the tempos and tools of ’90s …

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Beats Electronic

Daedelus Marches Forward Unfettered

We were happy to have Daedelus on the phone for S02E07 of MIMS Radio to discuss his 19th album “Taut” and to talk about the positives and negatives present in the landscape of today’s music industry. For those who are less familiar with Daedelus, he is widely known as one …

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Ambient Electronic

The Genius Of Tourist Kid’s “Crude Tracer”

“Crude Tracer” is Tourist Kid’s second full length album and first release with Melody As Truth. Tourist Kid pulls together disparate glitches and sound bites – items that on the surface wouldn’t readily seem fit for each other, and is able to make these unlikely pairings sound as if they …

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Jazz

Emma-Jean Thackray’s Tour De Force

London-based trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Emma-Jean Thackray has been making a lot of waves in the Jazz scene with the recent release of her new EP “Ley Lines”. With four full-length tracks separated by four interludes included as “palette cleansers”, the EP is a real journey through her ideas …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Alton Miller “Cool But So… (Original)”

London’s Release/Sustain imprint returns with the “A Says Hello” EP from Detroit’s Alton Miller, with Chaos In The CBD stepping in for the remix duties. ‘Cool But So…’ borrows both from the old and the new, tinged with an Acid-Jazz flare while sounding updated and fresh. Broken and shuffling rhythms …

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