It may not be the most astute way to describe him, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Otto Von Schirach is a weird guy. Over the past decade, the Miami producer has been turning out a volatile mix of what he describes as, "Earth Wave Surf Electro Bass Tropical calypso Dubstep Broken Noise Grind, IDM Folk Glitch, Breakcore orchestral Gabber." Putting it mildly, he’s a complex artist, and one who’s just released a new album, Supermeng, his first for the Monkeytown imprint.
Frozen Music — Goethe said, “Architecture is frozen music.” I like that. Of course that was before audio recording, so now, for the most part, music is frozen music. It’s only very recently in the history of music that we’ve been able to freeze music into an object.
How Music Sampling Works — Today music sampling is a common practice, especially in electronic or hip-hop music. But how does it work? After all, other artists made the original music, and most of them would presumably like to be paid. Tune in to learn more about music sampling.
From art-school band Roxy Music via ‘ambient’ music to superstar record producer and sound theorist, Brian Eno is modern music’s most unlikely pop star.
Music and interview.