Musical magic in Zurich

Musical magic in Zurich

Sebastian Bischoff aka Son Of Buzzi takes us on a trip round Zurich stopping off at some very cool venues. EL LOKAL: For me, the first and therefore special music venue in Zurich is the El Lokal. When I moved to Zurich in 2010 it was my first port of call. Usually a...
HELEN ISLAND ‘last liasse’

HELEN ISLAND ‘last liasse’

Is this hypnagogic pop noir the first AI generated classic? Could the matrix create this level of lo-fi coolness? Unlikely, as helen island is the project of Paris-based Léopold Collin, who was previously active as Trigger Moral; therefore the journey to last liasse...
JLIN pre-release ‘Akoma’

JLIN pre-release ‘Akoma’

Jlin’s CV is as labyrinthine as her music: steel factory worker, soundtracking a Paris fashion show, scoring for a Wayne McGregor dance piece, composing for Kronos Quartet, creating tracks to accompany visual artists Kevin Beasley and Nick Cave. Remixing for others as...
JEWELSSEA ‘Dwelling’

JEWELSSEA ‘Dwelling’

Plenty of artists have crafted a club banger with a backbone of DnB or techno. And, many of us will sing-a-long to a crossover hit imbued with melancholic lyrical magic. But, walking a fine line between the two, and not losing the emotional heft of either, is another...
Yannick Peeters ‘GingerBlackGinger’

Yannick Peeters ‘GingerBlackGinger’

If some forms of free expression are a true reflection of an artist’s personality then Yannick Peeters is a complex soul. This outpouring of compulsive, cutting edge jazz, exhibits the bass player’s diverse compositional prowess, and a keen ear for highly charged...
Shooting Daggers ‘Love & Rage’

Shooting Daggers ‘Love & Rage’

Those who have witnessed Shooting Daggers live, and invested in early releases, may not be prepared for Love & Rage. Taking their fierce hardcore, and feminist, queer agenda, as a springboard, the trio have thrown the doors open to new punk rock perspectives....