Kategorie: Against The Clock

14. August 2019 Aus

Sez On The Beat – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Against The Clock is a series where we give an artist 10 minutes in the studio and see what they come up with.  Up this week is Sez On The Beat, a prolific Delhi-based producer at the heart of India’s growing hip-hop scene who writes beats for “gully rappers” like Divine and Naezy.  He’s worked with […]

31. Juli 2019 Aus

O’Flynn – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Against the Clock is a series where we give an artist 10 minutes in the studio and see what they come up with. UK club producer O’Flynn’s ability to flip a sample has got him noticed by all the right people – his debut single was staple of Four Tet’s DJ sets back in 2015 and he’s […]

24. Juli 2019 Aus

Johanna Knutsson – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Against the Clock is a series where we give an artist 10 minutes in the studio and see what they come up with. This week’s episode features Johanna Knutsson, a Swedish producer, DJ and radio host who runs two vinyl-only record labels: Zodiac 44 and UFO Station Recordings. Knutsson, who’s known for playing high octane techno sets […]

17. Juli 2019 Aus

Dance System – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Against the Clock is a series where we give an artist 10 minutes in the studio and see what they come up with.  Up this week is Night Slugs co-founder James Connolly (aka L-Vis 1990) working under his house-focused Dance System alias, which he recently revived after a lengthy hiatus with a brilliant EP on Modeselektor’s […]

10. Juli 2019 Aus

Gafacci – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

A fusion of contemporary Afrobeats and Afro-Lusophone sounds. Taking inspiration from Afro-Lusophone music such as semba, Accra-based producer Gafacci combines the ancient sounds of Angola and Ghana with contemporary Afrobeats. We wanted to see what he could create with just 10 minutes in the studio, so this week’s episode of Against The Clock takes us […]

3. Juli 2019 Aus

Ruf Dug – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

A modern take on Manchester’s ’90s street soul genre. On this week’s episode of Against The Clock we visit the studio of south London institution Rhythm Section, where label family and NTS regular Ruf Dug is the latest artist to try making a track in 10 minutes. For his session, the Manchester native takes inspiration […]

26. Juni 2019 Aus

Preditah – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Birmingham’s finest shows us how it’s done. West Midlands grime and garage don Preditah has produced for JME, Jorja Smith and Wiley, but on this episode of Against The Clock he’s making a track in under 10 minutes. As you might expect from someone who’s been making beats for MCs since he was a teenager, […]

19. Juni 2019 Aus

Brandt Brauer Frick – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

One of our most ambitious episodes yet. Classical-electronic ensemble Brandt Brauer Frick take the helm on this week’s Against The Clock and utilize instruments we don’t see much on the series, including a grand piano and a trombone. It’s one of our most ambitious episodes to date – watch above to see how the Berlin-based five-piece […]

12. Juni 2019 Aus

La Fine Equipe – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

La Fine Equipe’s four members fit on a 100-year-old barge to make a track in 10 minutes. This week’s episode of Against The Clock takes place on a 100-year-old Dutch barge near London’s Tower Bridge, where Paris-based beat-making collective La Fine Equipe make a track in 10 minutes. If you thought fitting four people in […]

5. Juni 2019 Aus

Umfang – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Discwoman co-founder Umfang creates a stripped-back ambient techno track in 10 minutes. For this week’s episode of Against The Clock we head to Brooklyn, where Bronx-born Discwoman co-founder Umfang takes on the challenge of making a track in 10 minutes. Using her minimal studio setup of a Boss drum machine and microKORG synth sequenced by a x0xb0x, […]

29. Mai 2019 Aus

Amaarae – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Watch Amaarae lay a Solange-inspired R&B track in 10 minutes. This week’s episode of Against The Clock takes us to Accra, Ghana, where New York-born alternative R&B singer, songwriter, producer and engineer Amaarae took on the challenge of making a track in 10 minutes. Only using a DIY recording setup at her home studio, she […]

22. Mai 2019 Aus

Foodman – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Music for saunas. We visited Tokyo for this week’s episode of Against The Clock, where experimental hero and unlikely Diplo co-sign 食品まつり a.k.a Foodman took on the challenge of making a track in 10 minutes. In case working under pressure wasn’t enough to break a sweat, he took us to an actual sauna – not […]

15. Mai 2019 Aus

rRoxymore – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

rRoxymore builds an ambient house track at her home studio. On this week’s episode of Against The Clock we head to Berlin, where we challenge Montpellier-raised “house freestyler” rRoxymore to make a track in 10 minutes. In a departure from her typical style, she laid down the body of an ambient house track, using a club-ready […]

9. Mai 2019 Aus

Shlohmo – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Wedidit Collective producer proves why there’s nothing better than a bit of Tommy Wright III. LA beat scene mainstay and Wedidit Collective founder Shlohmo, aka Henry Laufer, has been making atmospheric, smoked-out beats since 2010. It should therefore come as no surprise that when tasked with building an instrumental in just 10 minutes, he […]

1. Mai 2019 Aus

Rvdical The Kid – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Refreshing, tropical beats custom-built for the summer heat. US and Beninise producer Rvdical The Kid made a splash back in 2015 with his debut project, Carte Blanche, an album that effortlessly blended the groove of Fela Kuti, the hard-hitting percussion of J Dilla and the intricate production techniques of LA beat scene linchpin Flying Lotus. […]

24. April 2019 Aus

Telekinesis – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Utilitarian surf-rock beats from Michael Benjamin Lerner. Seattle-based musician Michael Benjamin Lerner has been making music as Telekinesis since 2009. His fifth album for Merge Records, Effluxion, was released earlier this year and to mark the occasion we visited the artist in his studio to put his skills to the test. Settling on what Lerner describes […]

17. April 2019 Aus

Leafcutter John – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Featuring Max, a modular and a custom-made light interface. For the past 20 years, John Burton – aka Leafcutter John – has been at the forefront of experimental composition, constructing his own technological systems out of hardware and software to make ornate, complex electronics. Ahead of the release of his seventh album on Border Community […]

10. April 2019 Aus

Rejoicer – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Against The Clock-ception? This week, Against The Clock finally eats itself. Stones Throw affiliate and Raw Tapes Records boss Rejoicer, who is best known for his lolloping, smoked-out beats cobbled together from jazz, hip-hop, funk and breakbeat, explores the show’s history for a truly unique episode. Using samples lifted from past Against The Clock sessions […]

10. April 2019 Aus

Rejoicer – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Against The Clock-ception? This week, Against The Clock finally eats itself. Stones Throw affiliate and Raw Tapes Records boss Rejoicer, who is best known for his lolloping, smoked-out beats cobbled together from jazz, hip-hop, funk and breakbeat, explores the show’s history for a truly unique episode. Using samples lifted from past Against The Clock sessions […]