Kategorie: Against The Clock

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 […]

3. April 2019 Aus

Antigone – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Concrete resident crafts a woozy drum ‘n’ bass earworm in just 10 minutes. Antigone, aka Antonin Jeanson, is a pillar of the French techno community, playing as a resident at the legendary Parisian party boat Concrete for over five years. With explosive performances at techno institutions Berghain, Bassiani and Fuse under his belt Antigone […]

27. März 2019 Aus

Tukico (Hoshiko Yamane) – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Tangerine Dream violinist showcases her experimental side-project, Tukico. Japanese violinist and composer Hoshiko Yamane met legendary German synth masters Tangerine Dream in 2011 and has performed and toured with them ever since. In 2013, however, she launched her own experimental side-project, Tukico. For this week’s Against The Clock, Yamane gave us an exclusive look […]

20. März 2019 Aus

The Samps – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Two thirds of the sample-loving trio go against the clock. This week’s episode of Against The Clock sees a rare live session from two thirds of the sample-loving California trio The Samps, made up of Julia Holter and Snoop Dogg producer Cole M.G.N., metal drummer Harland Buckhart (Wild Hunt, Dispirit) and Bay Area tape aficionado […]

20. März 2019 Aus

The Samps – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Two thirds of the sample-loving trio go against the clock. This week’s episode of Against The Clock sees a rare live session from two thirds of the sample-loving California trio The Samps, made up of Julia Holter and Snoop Dogg producer Cole M.G.N., metal drummer Harland Buckhart (Wild Hunt, Dispirit) and Bay Area tape aficionado […]

13. März 2019 Aus

Tourist – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

A homage to the late, great Mark Hollis. “I try not to think”, says Tourist of his approach to music production. “I think people think too much when they listen to music…they don’t actually listen to what they’re doing”. This instinctiveness  is evident in this week’s Against The Clock session, in which the producer born […]

6. März 2019 Aus

Chromeo – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Funklordz improvise a FACT jingle in just 10 minutes. Sexed-up electro-funk duo Chromeo have been busy. What with touring for most of last year, collaborating with The-Dream, French Montana and Stefflon Don, as well as releasing a new album, Head Over Heels, Dave 1 and P-Thugg have returned to the studio feeling, to use their […]

27. Februar 2019 Aus

Eomac – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Lakker’s Eomac builds a beat with samples used on his 2016 album Bedouin Trax. Whether it’s turning Dutch archive recordings into tense techno as one half of Lakker, or incorporating Arabic and Islamic music into his solo work as Eomac, an experimental approach to sampling has long been at the centre of Ian McDonnell’s production. […]

20. Februar 2019 Aus

Eli Keszler – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The avant-percussionist invites us into his home studio for a unique session. Eli Keszler has been in high demand recently, collaborating with Laurel Halo on last year’s Raw Silk Uncut Wood and appearing as part of Oneohtrix Point Never’s MYRIAD live quartet. After seeing Keszler in action and listening to his stunning 2018 album Stadium, which appeared in our […]