Interviews

Hi Joachim and welcome to Different Grooves Hello ! How did the Affin legacy become reality 10 years ago? Try & error ^^…. Ok, i did not plan anything in the beginning, i just wanted to have a playground, something i was working on seriously. But all was open and to experiment was the only goal. After some years (around...

This week we had the pleasure of chatting with Johannes Heil, who’s all set to release his 11th album titled “Gospel” on Andre Kronert’s Odd Even label. – Thanks for joining us Johannes! How are you doing right now? You’re welcome, right now i am a bit tired, sitting in a hotel room in Croatia, waiting to get picked up to...

Oliver Chlass Interview

Hi Oliver and welcome to Different Grooves! Hi and thanks for having me!  Let’s start from your roots: how did you gradute from hip hop to techno in your teenage years? Oh, that’s my sisters fault! It was 1996 when she managed to get me past the bouncers and right into my first Techno party at the famous E-Werk...

Okain Interview

Please tell us abiout your French roots: how and why you decide to move from Paris to Berlin? I decided to move to Berlin at the end of 2011. I felt I needed a litte bit of adventure as I grew up and spent all my life in Paris at the time. Berlin seemed the perfect place as it is a good environement to live as a...

Drift Interview

Starting from your musical roots: who and what are your roots in the industry? I grew up in the midwestern city of Madison, WI and I was enveloped by the musical axis of Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis. By proxy I was exposed to a wide range of sounds at an early age. In the early 90’s we were doing rave parties in...

Andiamo un po’ fuori dagli schemi rispetto ai nostri standard di intervista, su un collettivo che si orienta su sonorità elettroniche ma non convenzionali per il nostro sito: gli Antiplastic. La band è formata da Tuzzy, Donald Renda, Rayna, Fede K9  Le risposte ci sono state fornite df Tuzzy dopo un confronto con...

Tell us a bit about the remix on DAMN. How did it come about and what were your intentions with it?  Ralph (Zuckermann) got in touch and asked me about to remix the "So Not sorry" track for Destroy All Monsters. It's really a looong track, in fact the longest track i've ever remixed. To me it was a kind of challenge to do...

Starting from behind, tell us something about your past, focusing on Homequest crew especially? Homequest is a crew of Djs, Beatmakers and MCs but first of all music lovers. Everything is started here in our city Bologna we were making beats because we were listening our local hip hop stuff, we create a connection...

Ciao Lorenzo e benvenuto su Different Grooves; partiamo dal tuo acronimo, come nasce la volontòà di farti identificare con SixFingers? Il nome SixFingers nasce dal semplice fatto che quando lavoro in studio oppure quando suono sembra sempre che mi manca un dito (Finger),questo è dovuto all’energia ed...

In occasione della performance live al Teatro Miela di Trieste abbiamo avuto il piacere di intervistare Francesco Tristano, un artista di calibro internazionale noto per il background da pianista-compositore e per le sue collaborazioni con nomi celebri della scena techno di Detroit. – Ciao Francesco, grazie...