Dolph – Schatzkiste #36

Dolph is one of the great artists I discovered through my work with Acker Records / 3000°. This amazing freestyle mix is a true Schatzkiste, a treasure chest, full of musical gems. The Berlin based artist starts with almost half an hour of pure dopeness before he drops the first 4/4 kickdrum. The musical journey…

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl

What is it that fascinates me about Pripyat? It’s probably the human tragedy that reflects in the decaying city, home of almost 50.000 people before the nearby nuclear power plant exploded. British film maker Danny Cooke published a 3-minute video that captures the end time atmosphere of Pripyat in a very aesthetic and artistic way,…

Son Kite – Prisma

Progressive Trance just got interesting again. Son Kite dropped their first album since 10 years and managed to bring back that feeling of open-minded freshness that got me so stoked when the genre popped up at the end of the 90’s. The incredibly deep, organic and jazzy texture of Prisma is reminiscent of what the…

MARS-1

Psychedelic art? Visionary art? I guess we could label the work of Mario Martinez aka MARS-1 with these genres. However, the artist from California goes beyond the scope of the usual aliens & entheogenic plants motives and creates extremely complex pictures that leave a strong, mind-boggling impression. I somehow like the fact that he still…

El Búho – 13 Mooncycle Mix

Inspired by the cycle of the moon INI Movement has just launched a new series. The idea is to celebrate each full moon with an exclusive DJ mix – and they kick off with a really amazing one. For the first instalment, we asked a friend of the movement, the serial ethnomusicologist, El Búho, to…

Michael Grab’s Gravity Glue

Unbelievable: So great or extreme as to be difficult to believe. That’s the the most appropriate description for what Michael Grab does with rocks, namely piling them up in the most unreal, gravity-defying manner possible. All pictures © Michael Grab.

Leandro Erlich

Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich creates delicious spatial confusion, and sometimes he does so on a rather large scale. All pictures © Leandro Erlich.