Category: Interviews

Swiss Beats: Alex Attias and the Swiss Electronic Dance Music Scene

Swiss producer and DJ Alex Attias, aka Mustang, Beatless interviewed by Rose Parfitt. Alex Attias most recent project is ‘The Sunny EP’ on Cadenza Lab and the popular track ‘Caipirinha’ Alex Attias is in the bath warming up after a weekend in the beautiful mountains of his native Switzerland. It’s been seven years since he […]

Al Haca Sound System — Avatars of Dub

INTERVIEWED BY VELANCHE STEWART FOR MUNDOVIBE BY VELANCHE STEWART Sometime in 2001, I was given a CD-R that featured a track from Microfish meets Stereotyp (it was eventually released through Sonar Kollektiv). While I was quite familiar with Viennese artist Stereotyp (his album “My Sound” was quite a different take on dub at the time), […]

World Music Institute’s Robert H. Browning on Cultural Exchange

Cultural exchange under attack. MundoVibes speaks with Robert H. Browning of the World Music Institute. There´s a vast cultural chill across the United States that is laying waste to the very values the nation was built upon. Using the Orwellian “War on Terror” as its guise, the Bush administration has declared war on virtually everything […]

Welcome to Koop Island: Hanging Backstage with Magnus Zingmark and Oscar Simonsson

Swedish Jazz Duo Koop Return With Koop Islands, a sentimental and sultry followup to Waltz For Koop By J.C. Tripp It’s a Friday night at Manhattan’s ultra-plush, Asian-themed Hiro Ballroom where Sweden’s electronic-jazz duo Koop have returned to peform after four years of laying low, presumably in some Caribbean hideout as the title of their […]

Sabo Keeps the World Spinning, Bumping and Grooving (and what’s wrong with that?)

by JC Tripp He may love Baile Funk but DJ Sabo’s heart is in New York City. DJ Sabo has the city’s melting pot sensibility pulsing through his veins and his blood is the color of many cultures. Sabo has been serving up spicy beats for a decade, gaining international props and passport stamps from […]