“Taking a cue from Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine, a publication that features intimate conversations between creative thinkers, we asked two of New York’s rising electronic music producers, SpinSpinNYC’s otodojo (Maro Kariya) and Twin Primes (Omar Ahmad), to record a dialogue about what inspires them to create music and what influences their productions. The artists did just that and then some, exploring politics, life lessons and visualizing the sound of molecules like benzene along the way.
Twin Primes (TP): I first heard your remix of “Says” by Nils Frahm through a friend who is known for being a huge critic.
otodojo (O): I didn’t think that putting drums on top of a piano sequence looping for 10 minutes would lead to such a great connection.
TP: What’s behind the name, otodojo?”
Rest the rest via Magnetic Magazine:
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“A great festival experience doesn’t start when you get to the grounds; it starts in the days and weeks leading up to the main event. One way comes really naturally, and that is to spend some time looking forward to the party, which builds up anticipation and makes you more likely to remember it for life. Another and more vital way to help ensure that you have the best possible festival experience is to take care of your body inside and out. Perhaps you’re already operating at optimum health levels with both diet and exercise. You’re a star! The rest of us could probably use some tips from someone who understands the festival lifestyle.
Enter Nutritious, a DJ, producer and graduate of New York City’s Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. He has a passion for beats, as well as for food’s impact on society. If you’ve got a week or two, or even just a few days, to make some healthy food changes before the party, Nutritious suggests first cutting out as much caffeine and sweeteners as you can. While coffee can give you the temporary illusion of having more drive, “excess sugar and caffeine can stress the system and zap your energy,” he says. Your sweet tooth might not like to hear all that, and if you are not ready to go totally cold turkey on sugar, Nutritious suggests using dates to sweeten smoothies and dressings…”
Read on for more pre-festival diet and lifestyle tips via Insomniac.com: https://www.insomniac.com/media/pre-festival-diet-how-prepare-your-next-party
Project Fear is a brand new compilation series to showcase the freshest jams from all over the world with the Paper stamp of quality. There’s deep house, dub disco, lounge beats, analogue tech, naggers, nu brit and every other genre you want to shake a rave stick at.
Dancefloor warriors like Tal M. Klein, Anthony Mansfield, Ralph Myerz, Nutritious, Doc L Junior and DJ Rocca nuzzle up to Paper favourites De Fantastiske To, Richard Seaborne, Kimo and Chris Massey plus we welcome Mordisco, Replete, Wilder, Solune, Anthony Mansfield, Sofa Talk and Replete to the fold.
We live in strange times and it is our pleasure and privilege to have friends and artists featured from the USA, Mexico, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Indonesia, France, Norway and of course the United Kingdom of Blighty.
Love in. Hate Out.
Purchase it HERE.
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Tagged analogue tech, Compilation, dance, deep house, Disco, Discomaniac, DJ, dub disco, House Music, lounge beats, music, Nutritious, Paper Recordings, Producer, Project Fear, Song, underground djs, underground house music, underground music scene
“2016 was an interesting year to say the least. There were ups, downs and thankfully plenty of amazing music to keep us going in good times and bad. Now that the year is in our collective rear-view mirror, we asked 238 DJs and electronic-music artists — emerging up-and-comers to veteran stars — to reflect on 2016. Here are their musings listed in alphabetical order.”
Check out what SpinSpinNYC artists Mustafa Akbar, otodojo, Twin Primes and Dynasty Electrik had to say about 2016 in Big Shot Magazine’s REWIND.
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Tagged 2016, band, DJ, Dynasty Electrik, jay hill, music, Mustafa Akbar, otodojo, Producer, Rewind, SpinSpinNYC, twin primes
Paper Recordings presents Trash The Wax 4, featuring “Fantasia” by Nutritious. The release date is November 17th. However, you can grab an an advanced copy via Juno Download NOW. Enjoy.
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Microtones is a musical experience for those that resist convention.
Alexei Versino from Stump Valley (Rush Hour, Uzuri, Off Minor)
Hailing from Berlin, Alexei has witnessed a swift rise to prominence in the electronic music scene following several releases on Rush Hour, Uzuri, and Off Minor as one half of the deep, jazzy, genre-bending Stump Valley. Having kicked off the 5 year anniversary Boiler Room Berlin Pool Party in August, and a podcast on Dekmantel, their momentum is unceasing. As an avid music collector, Alexei has packed his suitcase with records that are sure to cause anatomical fluctuations.
From animation inspired progressive hip hop to minimal ambient microhouse, otodojo resists confinement in any particular genre. The name ‘otodojo’ is translated to ‘a sound place for learning’, which is its function: an environment built for experimentation, and free from expectation. otodojo’s newest EP ‘A Piece Removed’ has just been released on SpinSpinNYC.
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