After a 10 year break, label owner & underground veteran Titonton Duvanté unearths his Midwest label Residual Recordings. He pleasantly kicks off with a re-issue of his classic Pornographic EP, the fifth release in an impressive catalog of hard-to-find records by heavy-duty artists. Pornographic was originally produced in 1999, not even one year after the label’s inception in 1998. During the nineties Titonton studied music composition at university, all the while being part of the innovative techno band and dream team Body Release (Titonton, Todd Sines, Charles Noel, Mike Szewczyk).
Davy has been a longtime favourite of ours, having enhanced London’s dance floors with his excellent DJ sets for many years, delivering a refined selection of rare, classic and futuristic electronic music. Since relocating to Berlin, we have missed him dearly!
Here he updates us on his current projects: having recently started his own Futurepast party concept in Belgium, as well as joining the roster of Last Track Agency whilst also continuing his residency at Cartulis Day and embarking on a new journey as the newest resident for the Reset party at Kiev’s Closer. He also shares some of his favourite records and finally, has recorded a great podcast for us that breaks the boundaries of genre and time.
Having sought out genres that vary from Sheffield’s electronic bleep to Sun Ra’s jazz to Indonesia’s Gamelan, S-Max is considered a walking music encyclopaedia. With a particular expertise in electronic music, his DJ sets range from minimal techno and early 90s electro to dubstep, drums and anything else that takes his fancy. His music – it’s funky it’s danceable and most definitely not boring. Back in the 1990s, when in Frankfurt and starting his SUPERBLEEP DJ NIGHTS with Losoul, he was regarded a musical “weirdo”. It’s obvious today however that S-Max has never let go of his anti-conformist ways. Interviewed in Berlin, he happily shares his thoughts, opinions and passion for unique sounds whilst also giving us background on his heavily sought out Boogizm label which he started with music partner Fym, and of course his most recent LowMoneyMusicLove EP.
Disco, dubstep, IDM, glitch, broken beat, hip hop, cut up and mixed into danceable electro/house/techno tracks is Little Nobody aka Andrez Bergen’s speciality. We all remember that first release on My Own Jupiter, ‘The Knock Off’, which first introduced many to this music fiend, and which has also become a modern day cult classic. Thanks to a mini statement a few weeks back, we can now look forward to Nicolas Lutz’ A&R skills combining a double LP of stranger than usual techno delicacies, from a 15 year catalogue of extremely hard to find works of yes, Little Nobody himself! Even more, it’s not only music that is his forte, but also visual mapping, label managing, coding, manga and crime fiction writing, which makes this all around creative dude perfect for an interview…. Read on “if you’re curious or can be bothered”, as Andrez would say…