I became aware of the project Arovane at the end of the 90s. At the time it was his remix for Pub’s “Summer” which still impresses me today. Also in connection with the Berlin Hardwax localized label “DIN” Arovane appeared with some releases. And everything that came out of the
British-born, U.S.-based artist James Clements, better known to most as ASC, has been musically active for more than 2 decades. With more than 20 albums and collaborations with labels such as Auxiliary (of which he is the operator), Silent Season, Horo, Semantica (…) it needs practically no further words to
Some time ago I became aware of the American label “Past Inside The Present” and was amazed by their diverse and comprehensive back catalogue. The other day I had a chat about it with Zakè, the label founder.
There are publications that take you in immediately and don’t let you go. The album Materia by Italian artist Simone Giudice, released in winter 2021 on Semantica, is such a work. Captivating in its diversity and brilliantly led arrangements, it left me speechless. Therefore, I wanted to know who is
…and yes, I was looking forward to getting some answers from Ludvig Cimbrelius. The Swedish artist came to my attention a few years ago, first under his project name Purl. Some time later I discovered a whole network of projects and productions that all trace back to him. Cimbrelius has
The Berlin-based musician and label owner Głós has created his own Non-Print label in recent years, whose music builds bridges between bed and club. Since I have been dealing with this approach for a long time, it was interesting to exchange ideas personally. J: Can you tell us a little
It’s quite a while since I discovered the music of Agustín Mena who is producing ambient music under the monikers Warmth & SVLBRD. The Valencia-based producer runs the labels Archives and Faint. We lately got in touch, that’s why I asked him a few things you’ll find here… J: Your
Talking with the French artist Vâyu about his studio work, life in France and his upcoming EP on Affin
A free performance, people lying on the floor and listening, no one talking, … wonderful memories that let me look back on Calma 01. All of this happened in December 2019 in Madrid. Afterwards I wanted to find out a few more background information about the event, which I will
Speaking with the the Polish DJ and producer Blazej Malinowski about his plans to start his own label
A conversation with bvdub about living in China, his upcoming label “Silent Reign” and his own artworks
Alfonso Pomeda is a Madrid-based DJ, producer, label owner of Alpenglühen and member of the Calma crew. My pleasure chatting with him about all those activities
Introducing The Alchemical Theory from Italy for their upcoming debut Ep in Affin
Excited about Hoedus. After popping up on RVO’s Telemorph label I invited him contribute a track for Affinity 4
The Spanish producer ( & label owner of Hidden Traffic) appeared already on Affin’s Decennium series in 2017. And he’s coming back to contribute a track for the Affinity vinyl series. Good option for me to ask a few questions
I was super happy being able to include him on our upcoming Affinity 3 vinyl. A Sacred Geometry is an amazing sound designer and label owner, based in Berlin
Just signed a new talent from Seoul. Einox is a producer and live act and just released his debut on Affin
A preview on an upcoming Affin project and some infos about her recent album on Aleja Sanchez own label Northallsen Records
Hard working producer and remarkable steps in the last years, it was on time chatting with Nørbak
Arnaud Le Texier, label owner of Children of tomorrow was chatting with me about how his studio work changed in the last years.
Introducing the Russian artist Toki Fuko. In 2015 I started working with him and with the Floating EP we’re close to a follow up.
CHPTR is a musical conversation between two strong characters. A dialog between friends who don’t need words to interact.
Talking with the Lviv-based DJ & producer about his upcoming debut vinyl on Affin
An interview with the Italian producer Dino Sabatini about his studio setup and his work
One of the most influential persons I got in touch in the last years. Gio from Artefacts Mastering shaped my thoughts about how to produce music like no other and with this interview he reveals some facts about mastering and mixdown.
chatting with Deepbass about his live acts and his co-operations
Markus Guentner is one of the most important representatives of modern ambient music. With Crystal Castle he published a timeless piece of music on affin
RVO is one the artists I work since more than a decade. Time for chatting about his studio skills and Pristine, his upcoming EP