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Interview | Music Technology, Apr 1987
Dan Goldstein talks to the Can founder member whose current interests include providing the Pope with a backing band, recording with four valve tape machines, and chopping-up bits of Bulgarian folk music.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Apr 1988
As a founding member of Germany’s pioneering electronic group, Can, and a former Stockhausen pupil, Holger Czukay has long been associated with the avant-garde electronic music scene in Europe. His past work includes collaborations with Brian Eno, the Eurythmics and David Sylvian, with whom he has recently completed a new album. Mark Prendergast reports.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1982
An in depth interview with this amazing character who is now recognised as one of the world's most inventive and original electro-musicians.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Sep 1993
Inside this German synth pioneer's home studio.
Interview | Making Music, Mar 1987
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Interview | Sound On Sound, Mar 1987
Since the break-up of his group Japan in November 1982, David Sylvian has been slowly widening the base of his music to encompass both ethnic and avant-garde sounds. Mark Prendergast gathers the facts on the change of style.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983
We interview the legendary improvising guitarist from German rock band Can
Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1991
Jon Hassell has been at the leading edge of new music for three decades, with major contributions to western avant garde and world music. Following the re-release of two classic albums from the early '80s, Mark J. Prendergast presents a retrospective of Hassell's work.
Interview | One Two Testing, Jan 1985
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The Edge describes sounds and styles
Interview | Music Technology, Nov 1989
In the '70s, Can paved the way for a generation of experimental electronic musicians. Simon Trask talks to Holger Czukay and Michael Karoli amidst the CD rerelease of their entire back-catalogue and a new LP for '89.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
It's two years since the former japan frontman made his solo debut, but a new double album showcases both Sylvian's unique songwriting and his interest in ambient, instrumental music. Exhaustive interview by Tim Goodyer.
Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1984
Roedelius explains the necessity of home recording and why he's addicted to the colour green!
Interview | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
One of the pioneers of the German electronic music scene, Hans Joachim Roedelius's use of electronic keyboards to treat sound, create atmospheres, and provide sonic backdrops has evolved through collaborations with the likes of Conny Plank, Peter Baumann and Brian Eno. Mark J. Prendergast discovers more about the man and his music.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983
On studio, stage work, and future solo projects
Interview | One Two Testing, Feb 1984
Dave Stewart gives the technology the human touch.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Sep 1990
Japanese Artist: World Musician
Despite the cult following for Yellow Magic Orchestra, collaborations with David Byrne on the Oscar-winning soundtrack to 'The Last Emperor', and a long-standing musical friendship with David Sylvian, the multi-faceted talents of Ryuichi Sakamoto are still not widely appreciated. Mark J. Prendergast attempts to rectify the situation...
Interview | Sound On Sound, Jun 1991
The Ghost of Japan?
The members of Japan have come together once more, as Rain Tree Crow, after a 9-year hiatus. Nigel Humberstone talks to David Sylvian, Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri about the biggest reunification since Germany.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1984
Seminal German avant garde composer Hans-Joachim Roedelius was in London recently to promote a new solo album, 'Gift of the Moment'. Dan Goldstein was granted a brief audience.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1984
Away from the fickleness of the pop music world, Cabaret Voltaire have been quietly breaking the barriers of underground electronic music. Interview by Dan Goldstein.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1986
In his first-ever interview with the British press, the ‘musician’s producer’ lets Paul Tingen in on a few of his most heavily-guarded studio secrets.
Interview | One Two Testing, Aug 1985
Dave Stewart in a room of his own
Interview | Music Technology, May 1990
When Norman Cook walked away from The Housemartins he walked into hi-tech record production and remixing: now he's topped the charts with Beats International. Tim Goodyer talks to a computer convert.
Interview Series | Sound On Sound, Feb 1989
Part 2: Mark Prendergast continues his in-depth look at the formation of Eno’s new record company, Land Records, and the use of electronics in his music.
Interview | Music Technology, May 1991
The charismatic singer, composer and lyricist rejoins the former members of Japan for their first LP in ten years. Tim Goodyer talks technology, philosophy and improvisation with David Sylvian.
Interview | Music Technology, May 1993
Meat Beat Manifesto are to music what Andy Warhol was to art - but they've already been famous for longer than 15 minutes. Phil Ward follows them to a Peel session and to their studio in Swindon, and finds that Meat is not, in fact, necessarily murder.