[En] Free / Isolée / Quality / Osborne / Music / Weigl / Enjoy / Havantepe / Tchak! / Bednarczyk

Oil costs more money than before, and prices for a lot of things are increasing. How to do when you like good electronic music, but can’t pay for getting it ? Don’t be desperate, there is a solution : Boing Poum Tchak! gives you good tips to download quality stuff for free, and legally of course. Continue reading

[En] Guest mix : Quarion (drumpoet community) [bptchk! 004]

I selected my current favourites as well as a couple of personal classics. And I also had received some new fresh tunes from friends that I wanted to play. I’m always trying out an order before I record a mix, but then I just let it flow and improvise the selection while I’m DJing…

Quarion

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[En] Interview : Quarion (drumpoet community)

quarion drumpoet community

One day before listening the exclusive mix swiss Quarion made for Boing Poum Tchak! let’s try to know more about one of most interesting artists of the new deep-house scene. After sweet remixes for Jamie Lloyd (“May I ?”), Agnès and some Ep’s for Drumpoet Community, he’s simultaneously releasing a new 12″ entitled “The workout” and a remix on Four:Twenty. And it’s just the beginning… Continue reading

[En] Severence radio mix

severance

Severence is one of the newcomers of the new ambiant/deep/dub techno scene. For the moment he has released only one track on the Quantec’s imprint Shoreless, but we are already looking for more music from this 30 year old spanish guy. Sometimes he plays records for some radios in Spain and on Internet. His last mix is about 100 minutes of good waves featuring great artists and labels like Styrax, Echospace, Bvdub, Quantec, Echocord, Sven Weisemann, Atheus, Kit Clayton, Havantepe… Continue reading

[En] Interview – Anders Ilar (shitkatapult / level / narita / Sweden)

Anders Ilar

“Beautiful atmospheres between deep techno and electronica-IDM, dreams and nightmares, ecology and technology“. It’s quite a good start to try to describe the sound of one of the most brilliant electronic music composer who comes out of the shadows for this interview on Boing Poum Tchak!. With Sworn and Melt, his two new albums released simultaneously, swedish artist Anders Ilar grows up once more in the deep hearts of electronic music lovers, and here, he helps us to find out some clues to elucidate his emotional but not always easy-to-access music. Continue reading

[En] Interview – David Brown (Swayzak / 240 volts / !K7 / Serieculture)

David Brown Swayzak 240 Volts Serieculture !K7

David Brown is one of the two guys (with James Taylor) who’s running Swayzak since ten years now. After fantastic albums as the incredible minimal dubby tech-house Snowboarding in argentina (1998), the 80’s vocal-pop Himawari (2000), the big electroclashed Dirty dancing (in tribute to Patrick Swayze’s Dirty Dancing movie ;-), and the last one Some other country, David Brown is launching a new label with the dj and friend Roger 23 named Serieculture. We know all that the Swayzak’s lives are always amazing and improvised, but we know less about the dj-side, even if they have released two fantastic cd-mixes for Fabric and Goovetechnology in the past few years. So, here we go for a dj interview. Continue reading

[En] Interview : Orphanear records (Pawel / Turner’s label)

Orphanear records / Pawel / Turner’

Paul Kominek is one of the three founders of the highly respected Dial records. You probably have let your mind waking on his romantic and intimate music, recorded under his Pawel and Turner monikers. During the summer 2007, he has launched his own label named Orphanear. After only three releases, and many good feedbacks from dj’s like Laurent Garnier, Chloé, Josh Wink, he tells for Boing Poum Tchak! the story of this young label and announces the forthcoming new artist on Orphanear, the talented and mysterious Christian Löffler…

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[En] Interview : Bvdub (Quietus Recordings / Styrax Records)

Brock Van Wey alias Bvdub has launched in december 2007 a very intimate label about ambiant and deep mind elevations. Based in San Francisco, Quietus only delivers 100 hand-made cd-r copies for each releases, including artists like Brock himself, Quantec and Remote_. A very talented crew who has already signed amazing stuff for the highly respected Styrax label. Here, Brock talks about his music, the story of Quietus and its releases, the mp3 vs the cd-r distribution, why it’s so important for him to produce hand-made cd-r’s, and the unexpected reactions of the listeners of Quietus. Far away from the techno (or the “minimal”) star-system, all the things you are going to read tends to suggest this guy is just a true music-lover. Continue reading