Kategorie: Against The Clock

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 […]

13. Februar 2019 Aus

DJ Q – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The bassline legend retreats to his “man cave” to build a banger in ten minutes. Whether hosting his BBC 1Xtra garage show for eight years, collaborating with Royal-T and Flava D as part of UKG supergroup TQD, or crafting hits for Ministry Of Sound, Butterz and Local Action, DJ Q is a mainstay of the […]

6. Februar 2019 Aus

Elkka – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Femme Culture founder steps up. For this week’s episode of Against The Clock we visited Elkka, the founder of Femme Culture, a London-based record label that “stands for inclusivity amongst all genders, backgrounds and beliefs”. Starting with a sample from an iconic speech from legendary gay rights activist Sylvia Rivera, she was able to […]

30. Januar 2019 Aus

Redlight – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Bristol beatmaker builds a vibe from scratch. Hugh Pescod has been producing as Redlight since 2009,  incorporating the sounds of the British underground into productions featuring artists including Shy FX, Ms Dynamite, Raekwon and Mobb Deep, whilst embracing his love of bass, house, jungle and grime on his own label, Lobster Boy. For this […]

23. Januar 2019 Aus

Matthew Dear – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Stomping grooves and off-kilter loops from the Ghostly International co-founder. Matthew Dear is a huge fan of Against The Clock, so much so that when we asked the Ghostly International and Spectral Sound co-founder to pick his favourite episode, he told us it would be “unfair” to pick just one. It should therefore come as […]

16. Januar 2019 Aus

The Archaeologist – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

Lo-fi beats from a DIY devotee. The Archaeologist is the owner and operator of digdugDIY, the Rochester-based art music label that specialises in all things DIY, including limited edition cassettes, handmade synths and even refurbished Walkmans. When he isn’t hand crafting samplers and tinkering with effects pedals, he releases atmospheric vaporwave projects with suitably a […]

9. Januar 2019 Aus

Varg – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Stockholm producer comes through with a “hippy” techno track. Despite his reputation for producing some of the most atmospheric deep techno of recent memory, Northern Electronics and Posh Isolation affiliate Varg, considers himself a child of nature. This equally applies to his self-described “anti-police music”, which he assures us “sounds very much like I’m […]

2. Januar 2019 Aus

Julia Govor – Against The Clock

Von Scott Freedom

The Russian techno producer comes through with a hastily constructed 140BPM banger. Julia Govor has lived many musical lives. Starting out as a singer in a well-known military band in Russia, she then spent time as music journalist, before ultimately settling on music production. After many years playing underground institutions in Moscow, such as the […]

8. Januar 2016 Aus

Watch Flux Pavilion Create a Track in 10 Minutes Flat

Von Scott Freedom

FACT TV has created a web series titled ‘Against The Clock’ which gives producers the task of creating an original track in just ten minutes. In FACT’s latest episode, Flux Pavilion was given the project to create his very own track. “My general start is going for instrumentation, rather than synthesis,” states Flux Pavilion. Watch as Flux Pavilion puts together a simple, but diverse track in just 10 minutes in the video below: