Interviews Archive

  • Ketacore Records is a small record label and (even smaller) party organisation, without a fixed style or planning. We don't like to hype our products with pseudo-intelligent vocabulary about the depth of the emotional works of our genius artists. And we surely don't claim to be underground, intelligent, or hardcore.

    Ketacore Records: an interview with Joris Capslock and Stefan Staalhard

    Ketacore Records is a small record label and (even smaller) party organisation, without a fixed style or planning. We don't like to hype our products with pseudo-intelligent vocabulary about the depth of the emotional works of our genius artists. And we surely don't claim to be underground, intelligent, or hardcore.

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  • The dichotomy of light and darkness, of good and evil, that exists in the universe is not a representation of opposition but of a relationship, as neither can be defined without the other. Indeed, the two are often so closely intertwined as to be indistinguishable, and incapable of surviving without one another. Our purpose here is no celebration of evil but instead an embrace of the darkness as an integral part of our souls. Where would Heaven be without Hell?

    First Fallen Star: an interview with Mr. C.

    The dichotomy of light and darkness, of good and evil, that exists in the universe is not a representation of opposition but of a relationship, as neither can be defined without the other. Indeed, the two are often so closely intertwined as to be indistinguishable, and incapable of surviving without one another. Our purpose here is no celebration of evil but instead an embrace of the darkness as an integral part of our souls. Where would Heaven be without Hell?

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  • Born and living in Lower Normandy, Vincent Gouf started walking down the artistic path from an very young age. Passionate about comics, he slowly turned his aspirations to painting and later to animation and music under the name of 'Lingouf', and has released several albums to critical acclaim - most recently through the German cult experimental music label Ant-Zen.

    Lingouf: an interview with Vincent Ingouf

    Born and living in Lower Normandy, Vincent Gouf started walking down the artistic path from an very young age. Passionate about comics, he slowly turned his aspirations to painting and later to animation and music under the name of 'Lingouf', and has released several albums to critical acclaim - most recently through the German cult experimental music label Ant-Zen.

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  • Brainchild of Ron Scalzo, erstwhile radio employee, musician, & all-around good guy. Having shared many a respective horror story involving both independent & major labels with friends & other artists, Scalzo came to the conclusion that "just because a label can do something, doesn't mean they will."

    Bald Freak Music: an interview with Ron Scalzo

    Brainchild of Ron Scalzo, erstwhile radio employee, musician, & all-around good guy. Having shared many a respective horror story involving both independent & major labels with friends & other artists, Scalzo came to the conclusion that "just because a label can do something, doesn't mean they will."

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  • “Alter Der Ruine was brainspawned in 2005 as a device to get soft shoes to tap to a heavy beat. To compound this simple plan an intricate execution was employed. Long story short, 2 Mikes and 1 Jacob got together […]

    Ruine Process: an interview with Alter Der Ruine

    “Alter Der Ruine was brainspawned in 2005 as a device to get soft shoes to tap to a heavy beat. To compound this simple plan an intricate execution was employed. Long story short, 2 Mikes and 1 Jacob got together […]

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  • Originally started to help shape the fledgling musical careers of a couple of uni friends, Uncharted Audio has now grown in to a respected label of its own accord. Based in London, they now have a significant roster of electronic […]

    Uncharted Audio: an interview with Kone-R

    Originally started to help shape the fledgling musical careers of a couple of uni friends, Uncharted Audio has now grown in to a respected label of its own accord. Based in London, they now have a significant roster of electronic […]

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  • Roughly active for over ten years and with a regular output for almost five, the Slovakian label Aliens Production is perhaps one of the prime references for underground dark electronics in Eastern Europe. With a roster that includes projects like […]

    Aliens Production: an interview with Ryby

    Roughly active for over ten years and with a regular output for almost five, the Slovakian label Aliens Production is perhaps one of the prime references for underground dark electronics in Eastern Europe. With a roster that includes projects like […]

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  • Active since 2008 and solely concentrated on the tape-format, Danvers State Recordings from Providence Rhode Island has proven to be a great addition to the noise-scene and its many sub-genre’s. D.S.R.’s output is not limited towards one style in particular; […]

    Danvers State Recordings: an interview with Andrew Grant

    Active since 2008 and solely concentrated on the tape-format, Danvers State Recordings from Providence Rhode Island has proven to be a great addition to the noise-scene and its many sub-genre’s. D.S.R.’s output is not limited towards one style in particular; […]

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  • Defying an easy description, synnack is perhaps best described as “experimental electronic music”; fusing elements of ambient, noise, industrial, and IDM musical styles with new media performance mediums. Live, synnack uses a combination of custom computer environments and live instruments […]

    Synnack: an interview with Clint Sand

    Defying an easy description, synnack is perhaps best described as “experimental electronic music”; fusing elements of ambient, noise, industrial, and IDM musical styles with new media performance mediums. Live, synnack uses a combination of custom computer environments and live instruments […]

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  • Can you give some background for the name Edgey? Coffee. Lots of coffee. I’d say it would closer fit to being ‘on edge’ than say ‘cutting edge’. Kind of that tense, nervous feeling you get when you get amped up […]

    Edgey: an interview with Stephen James Knight

    Can you give some background for the name Edgey? Coffee. Lots of coffee. I’d say it would closer fit to being ‘on edge’ than say ‘cutting edge’. Kind of that tense, nervous feeling you get when you get amped up […]

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