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30
Nov

Navigating the Producer/Musician Journey Between US and Europe for 20 plus Years with Matthew Brown

Credits and collaborations including the likes of Lucinda Willams, Bill Frisell, The Walkabouts and films "Eden' and "Nightstalker" in addition to composing critically acclaimed ambient music under the moniker 'Disinterested' are an effortless testimony to the rare and sensitive artist who is Matthew Emerson Brown.

Founding member of highly acclaimed dream pop band Trespassers William and the first studio manager and engineer of Sonikwire Studios in Orange County, California, Matthew Browns career in the music business since 1999 in various capacities as artist, producer, composer and engineer represents a waning breed of musicians equally at home in the analog and digital realms of sonic art.

Matthews move to Seattle in 2005 to pursue a freelance recording career saw him join the band the Soft Hills, signed to Hamburg's Tapete Records, thus leading him to Germany where he went on to be founding member with the band Wait Wait. Recently relocated to Seattle, Matthew continues to produce, record and mix and create as member of the Hannah Ramone band.

We catch up after 6 years to talk about the quirks of working between continents, figuring out what a good take is and the shifts the music industry seems to be embracing.

 

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10
Nov

Solocast :Thoughts in isolation in the midst of a pandemic.

Late night thoughts on the world this week amidst division and fear. 

2
Nov

Stigma Beyond Skin With Abhinandan Basu (Part 2)

In part two of our conversation, we move onto the early beginnings of Abhinandan's international career, his decision to switch base to Europe longterm and address India's recovering homegrown stigmas and biases about tattooing and the possible role it plays in enabling the cultural appropriation of a thousand year plus form of art.

 

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26
Oct

Stigma Beyond Skin with Abhinandan Basu (Part 1)

Hailed by Yale University as one of the 100 most relevant tattoo artists in the world today ('World Atlas of Tattoo') , Abhinandan Basu's journey reads like an awe-inspiring and humbling story of relentless determination, work-ethic and fiery talent winning against the kind of odds the privileged among us tend to think exist in a parallel universe, to set historical, cutting-edge standards of artistry in his field.

Born and raised in a post-colonial refugee community of removed Bangladeshi immigrants qualmlessly categorized as collateral damage to the controversial and poorly executed division of the Indian subcontinent in the historical city of Calcutta, the bitter-sweet reality of his hourly charges for a tattoo today being substantially more than the monthly wages of his fathers 12hr-a-day job meant to provide for the entire family during his childhood, while never lost on him, are events he has only recently started to process and take pride in.

In the first part of this no-holds-barred conversation, we visit our common ancestral city to dig deeper into how it all began.

 

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19
Oct

Singing to 7 Billion with Kiran Ahluwalia

Singer-songwriter Kiran Ahluwalia writes and performs songs of breakup and love with equal conviction, exhilaratingly mixing Indian music with West African Blues riffs and languid Jazz. The result is a merging of elegance and crispness, all with an easy, inviting charm. Her music is contemporary and fresh, yet still feels somehow familiar.

Born In India, brought up in Toronto, Kiran studied Indian music since childhood. Winning two JUNO Awards (Canadian Grammys), over the course of seven albums Kiran has created a style uniquely her own. The beautiful harmonies and addictive guitar riffs of partner Rez Abbasi, and their shared love of trancy rhythms masterfully played on drum kit, tabla and djembe have shaped the songs on Kiran’s latest release 7 Billion (Six Degrees). Both a lyricist and composer, Kiran’s songs speak of cultural intolerance, fighting civil wars within ourselves and realizing female desire by throwing away shame. Her re-working of the classic Qawwali tune Mustt Mustt with the Malian super group Tinariwen has racked up nearly 3 million views online.

 

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10
Oct
6
Oct

The Birth Of Rhythm Diaries With Bernhard Schimpelsberger

Designing genre-defying music that features a signature sonic palette of percussion instruments from all around the world, London-based Austrian Percussionist / Composer Bernhard Schimpelsberger's roots were steeped in
Jazz and Western classical music before his studies and apprenticeship in India with the Iconic Suresh Talwalkar shaped his artistic signature.
 
One of the first Europeans to have officially been bestowed the traditional lineage of an Indian Classical Gharana, his myriad travels and work around the globe since have been the inspiring force behind his sonic explorations of rhythm as a universal language, blended with cinematic textures that have graced some of the worlds most respected artists projects across multiple modalities.
 
His solo works as a composer include commissions for the Beethovenfest Bonn (2018), the opening ceremony of the Rowing World Cup Championships (2019) Norrdans Sweden (2017) in addition to regular scoring gigs for contemporary dance and art. Some of his most noted musical collaborators include the likes of Anoushka Shankar, Akram Khan, Nitin Sawhney, and Gwilym Simcock.
 

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28
Sep

Vienna To Berlin And Heeding The Inner Call With Martin Rott

On his debut solo EP, US-Born, Berlin-based composer, drummer and multi-instrumentalist Martin Rott attempts to escape the grid of the producers computer screen and embrace the circles of life’s organic complexities with lovingly crafted beats, delicate piano and vintage orchestral arrangements dancing together on the edge of what may just about be classified as electronica.

The critically acclaimed record's masterfully subtle intricacies barely hint at the prodigal, genre-hopping, decade-plus long career as a producer and live musician Rott left behind, even while finishing multiple degrees (one of them with a double major) simultaneously, all the while nurturing a marriage and a family at an age most of his contemporaries were scouting hacks to nurse hangovers. 

I catch up with my college-friend at his Berlin studio and catch up on the perils of the producers life-style, the challenges of a working-musician and the subjective nature of the time-line needed to figure out one's musical call.

 

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26
Sep

Solocast : Fear, Demons And Angels

Raw and unedited spontaneous late night blurb.

 

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21
Sep

Voices Lost And Found with Sheila Chandra

Hailed by Billboard as 'one of the most innovative, provocative singers in any genre' Sheila Chandra's journey is as heart-wrenching as it is heart-warming. As terrifying as it is inspiring. But most importantly as relevant in 2020 as it was in the early 1980's when when a 16 yr old Chandra hit the UK top 10 as the first British Asian artist, even while navigating the murky waters of an era designed to have her torn between representing a minority all too happy to project their hopes and baggage onto a first-time event, and an ancestral country who still tended to respond with their knee-jerk snobbishness towards a culture they could only categorize as semi-something at best.

An innovator who might easily be described as one of the founding artists of the genre 'World Music' before it actually went on to become a mainstream label, the abrupt end with which her prolific writing and musical career met and the transition shortly after into a career as celebrated author and coach for the likes of artists like Stik, while still carrying a strain of brilliance as a common factor, leaves the romantic with an imaginative plethora of speculations of how she might have sounded today, and the cynic with the silver lining of how her artistry remains timelessly untouched by the generic nature of a genre going by a name that comes ever-increasingly in focus for reasons a lot of us would find questionable.  

 

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