Tag Archives: DIY movement

Antonio Mainenti – Mudanza Side A

Our friend from Sicily, Antonio Mainenti reports in with a studio discovery, or maybe a logical sprout from the DIY-ethos. Make an album, release it digitally and give every buyer of the new record a cassette out of a box full of old tapes. He picked one of those tapes himself, listened and decided to mix the music with his album. The outcome is a kind of music for imaginary islands: you can hear fights with sea monsters, the first encounters with the islanders, the long walk to the highest…

Postcards from Istanbul by Adrian Shephard – Interview with Ahmet from Fitisound

Adrian Shephard was in Turkey. He had his recording machine with him, because one can never know. In this first ‘Postcard from Istanbul’ we hear him talk with Ahmet from Fitisound, a dub producer. But you will hear pretty soon he mixes ottoman elements into his music. The interview is in a restaurant, maybe a bar in Taksim, Istanbul. And this you can tell from the noises in the background. Fiti speaks on his music, the DIY movement, post Gezi park and how Istanbul is changing. Short tracks from his…