Post Tagged with: "Five questions"

Five questions with The Smoke Clears

Producer John Daly has camouflaged himself under his The Smoke Clears moniker for the second time and released the project’s second output last month via Dublin’s All City. Igloo Magazine managed to catch Daly for a quick Q & A. Read what he had to say and stream the album and the hallucinatory video for […]

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Five questions for Synphaera Records

With an uncompromising attitude and an aim to release high quality ambient and downtempo electronica, Synphaera Records have charged the fringes of the sonic arena armed with a vintage intergalactic glow and cutting edge pyrotechnics. Igloo Magazine caught up with Chris Bryant and Don Tyler, the two driving forces behind the young promising Californian label […]

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Five questions with Keosz

From the depths of Slovakia Erik Osvald a.k.a. Keosz speaks briefly about inspiration, musical influences and of course his debut album, Be Left to Oneself—an enchanting ambient drone voyage pulsing with undulating electricity. A strong emotional core intensified by impressive sound design makes Be Left to Oneself truly addictive. Not many ambient albums can keep […]

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Five questions for Cryo Chamber

“I have always had a love for ambient music and it’s a shame most people never get to experience it the way it is supposed to, isolated in your room with the lights out. That is enough motivation for me to keep things going. I am also constantly excited about our artists’ new albums coming […]

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Five questions with Joe Acheson

The man behind Hidden Orchestra talks about his latest work, Reorchestrations—an eclectic suite of seven tracks by experimental/classical/folk musicians, brilliantly re-orchestrated by Acheson. Across a space of thirty-four minutes the mind-stirring manipulation, cunning morphing and sharp groove of Hidden Orchestra assertively reinterpret effective works by some of Acheson’s peers and collaborators. What was it about […]

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ALBUM PREMIERE: Aerosol :: Leave (n5MD) + five questions with the man behind the sounds

After six years and many colorful adventures in the far-flung districts of psychedelic rock, Danish dream weaver Rasmus Rasmussen (a.k.a. Aerosol) returns to Oakland-based influential cult label n5MD to release his third album, Leave, an effervescent sonic concoction full of retro analog sorcery and ethereal guitar work. Scroll down for an exclusive album stream and […]

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Five questions for The Crime League

The Crime League is a Toronto-based music label originally established in 2006 as an outlet for b-sides of the electronic music project Displacer. It has since gone on to become a tee shirt label & design agency, but not forgetting its roots in music culture. Now, in 2013, it returns to give you a series […]

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Five questions for Eat Concrete

Located in a small city in the South of Netherlands, Eat Concrete—established as a radio show in 2005 and turned label in 2006—continues to cultivate their own breed of danceable artistic-electronic artifacts and have done so with an impeccable taste for quality and ear for disjointedly cohesive sounds. Igloo Magazine :: When did Eat Concrete start up and […]

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Five questions for Möller

Iceland has always been a breeding ground for high-quality music in a variety of genre contours. Young Möller Records takes the electronic formula to new levels by injecting a plethora of styles including panoramic drum’n bass, skittering low-end rumbling, acoustic ambiences, tribal atmospherics, folk extractions, polished electronics, subdued instrumental hip-hop and chilled experimental grooves into […]

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Five questions for Laridae

Laridae—your netlabel for encoded highs and lows responds to igloomag.com’s Five questions. Learn more about how this Austrian label has planted the netlabel seeds and grown to encapsulate a wide variety of releases from around the globe. Igloo Magazine :: When did Laridae start up and what was your inspiration? Laridae :: We—that is Firnwald, Photophob and […]

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Five questions for Pyramid Transmissions

Pyramid Transmissions takes a seat to respond to our Five questions. Learn more about this long-standing electro label, its roots, start-up and history. Igloo Magazine :: When did Pyramid Transmissions start up and what was your inspiration? (ADJ/Pathic) Pyramid Transmissions :: Pyramid Transmissions started in 1999 with our first release in 2000. I (ADJ) had previously owned another label called […]

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Five questions for Enig’matik

“[Enig’matik Records] explores rich soundscapes that often have deep emotional content, bringing music that really shines in a personal environment and invokes past memories with interesting and abstract visions.” Jake (aka Sun In Aquarius and Enig’matik director) connects with igloomag.com’s Five questions. Igloo Magazine :: When did Enig’matik Records start up and what was your […]

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Five questions for RecordLabelRecords

RecordLabelRecords‘ own Robbie Martin (aka Fluorescent Grey) takes the Five questions spotlight to new levels with an in-depth historical overview of the label and its spawning. Central RLR theme’s generally hover around “layers of custom-cut sounds, derailed electronics, distorted audio warfare and a virtual smorgasbord of unique electro-acoustic fragments.” Igloo Magazine :: When did RecordLabelRecords […]

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Five questions for Lagunamuch

Described as “…an experimental music label, based in Moscow, Russia and was formed in 2004. We are not interested in boxed music made to fit into IDM, post-rock, techno, ambient frames. Our interest is music with a deep trip outside the reality.” Willy Winky responds to our Five questions profile to give a glimpse into […]

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Five questions with Acre

“Acre is an Edinburgh-based label that laments the hole left in the electronic genre by Warp. Acre are audiophiles and vinyl junkies, putting out well-mastered and well-pressed dynamic records for the love of it.” Igloo Magazine :: When did Acre start up and what was your inspiration? Acre :: There are two of us behind […]

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Five questions for Enpeg

“The music label has become synonymous with technology, every year the old model becomes extinct, so continual reinvention of ourselves, as humble as our methods may be, is a necessity for our survival. To understand this lessens the possibility of failure.” Dustin Craig (of Enpeg) gives igloomag.com readers the ins & outs of running an […]

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Five questions for Home Normal

Ian Hawgood of Home Normal stopped by the virtual doors to respond to igloomag.com’s Five questions profile. Learn more about this multi-faceted, independent label as it branched from its photographic inspiration. Igloo Magazine :: When did Home Normal start up and what was your inspiration? Home Normal (Ian Hawgood) :: Home Normal was formed around […]

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Five questions for Time Released Sound

As Colin Herick states, Time Released Sound is “basically a beatless label focusing on ambient, drone, neo-classical IDM and pseudo-eccentric foltronica.” Find out more about this audio-visual boutique via our Five questions profile. Igloo :: When did Time Released Sound start up and what was your inspiration? Time Released Sound (Colin) :: I started working […]

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Five questions for Hibernate

Based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, Hibernate is a micro-independent label “inspired by the unpredictable, momentary and quiet solitary beauty of the Pennine Moors.” Jonathan steps away to respond to igloomag.com’s Five questions. Igloo :: When did Hibernate start up and what was your inspiration? Hibernate (Jonathan) :: Inspired by the unpredictable, momentary and quiet solitary […]

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Five questions for Cartesian Binary

Cartesian Binary Recordings offers Electro-Acoustic, Downtempo, Hobo Nouveau, Electronica, Ambient, Deep Ambient Soundscapes, all curated by multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer Rena Jones who recently sat down to answer our Five questions. Igloo Magazine :: When did Cartesian Binary Recordings start up and what was your inspiration? Rena (Cartesian Binary) :: When Native State folded, I […]

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Five questions for Audiobulb

Known for their astute attention to detail in all manner of electronics, Audiobulb have etched a consistent path that enables their roster to evolve in both audio and visual projections. Nurturing exploratory creations since 2003, David Newman sat down to respond to igloomag.com’s Five questions and disseminates how the process began and where it seems […]

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Five questions for Atra Aeterna

Zack Mitchell (aka Atra Aeterna) replied to our Five questions and explains his musical origins, current projects and the methods he utilizes to break new ground. Igloo :: When did Atra Aeterna start up and what was your inspiration? Atra Aeterna :: In the winter of 2004 I came across an excellent website called OverClocked Remix, […]

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Five questions for High Grade Media

Atlanta-based High Grade Media takes a few moments to reply to igloomag.com’s Five questions. Learn more about this highly motivated record label, its beginnings and the directions they’ll take with sound design in 2012. Igloo Magazine :: When did High Grade Media start up and what was your inspiration? High Grade Media :: The love […]

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Five questions for From A Tree

Greece-based From A Tree responds to igloomag.com’s Five questions profile. Learn more about the imprint, their starting points and where they intend to take electronic music. [Shop] Igloo Magazine :: When did From A Tree start up and what was your inspiration? From A Tree :: From A Tree began in 2008 and it’s a project from Anastasios Papalias, […]

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Five questions for The Centrifuge

“As the project gained momentum an ancillary goal emerged which was to play our part in engendering an attitude change to free music, having long been considered inferior to commercially released music.” Wassim—of The Centrifuge—replies to igloomag.com’s Five questions. Igloo Magazine :: When did The Centrifuge start up and what was your inspiration? The Centrifuge […]

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Five questions for Drawn Recordings

Bristol’s Drawn Recordings have carved a niche for themselves among a myriad of electronic music imprints. What sets them apart is their persistent sifting of high-quality & low-rumbling excursions that touch the extreme edges of experimentation without falling off into the abyss. Igloo Magazine :: When did Drawn Recordings start up and what was your […]

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Five questions for Neo Ouija

Martin Hirsch, current Neo Ouija label operator, takes some time to answer Five questions for igloomag.com. Learn more about the assent, descent and rebirth of this multifaceted imprint.  Igloo Magazine :: When did Neo Ouija start up and what was your inspiration? Neo Ouija (Martin) :: Originally, Lee Anthony Norris and his three alter egos Norken, Nacht Plank and Metamatics started […]

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Five questions for Plastic Sound Supply

“Plastic Sound Supply is really just a tight-knit group of good people making original music with amazing design to wrap it up and present to the public. It may surprise people elsewhere, but Colorado (Denver, especially) has a vibrant and healthy music scene.” Igloo Magazine :: When did Plastic Sound Supply start up and what […]

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Five questions for spa.RK

Five questions with Barcelona-based spa.RK. Discover the sparks, challenges and triumphs of this decade young imprint that continues to etch a groove for the next generation of sonic explorers. Igloo Magazine :: When did spa.RK start up and what was your inspiration? spa.RK :: spa.RK began in 2001 and the main inspiration was the small […]

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