Tag: Róisín Murphy

[Interview] Róisín Murphy: “Nowadays, Good Times Are Something You Don’t Expect”

– conducted, transcribed & edited by Rick Heffernan After releasing two critically acclaimed albums in recent years, Róisín Murphy returns with some of her most personal work to date. Self-producing the accompanying video’s and teaming up in the studio with cult DJ/producer Maurice Fulton, Murphy has crafted a four-part series of single releases away from the confines of a major label via indie music/arts label “The Vinyl Factory“. No stranger to collaborating with some of the most prolific producers in the business like Matthew Herbert, Prince Paul, and more recently DJ Koze, Murphy lets her love of underground dance/disco shine through ... Read more

Label Showcase: Permanent Vacation

Consistently reinforcing its home city of Munich’s musical heritage since 2006, Permanent Vacation’s beach chair electronica, feather-light house ballads and hit albums have been seminal in the resurgent love for Disco and all its variations. From there self-titled first release to output from the likes of New Jackson, DMX Krew, Lauer, Red Axes, Róisín Murphy, Elena Colombi, Jennifer Cardini, Chloé, The Drifter, Lake People, Lord of the Isles, John Talabot, and more, Permanent Vacation is undoubtedly a major scene player, and with their “Selected Label Works 6” now available, and recent release from the likes of Pional, Tuff City Kids, ... Read more

Interview: 10 Years Of Permanent Vacation

Permanent Vacation, the label of Tom Bioly and Benjamin Fröhlich, celebrates 10 years in 2017. Having taken care of its home city of Munich’s precious musical heritage, Permanent Vacation is partly responsible for the new found love of Disco music and its variations such as Balearic, Cosmic, Krautrock and Protohouse. From there self titled first release on through classics like Tensnake’s ‘Coma Cat, Azzari & III’s ‘Reckless For Your Love,’ Todd Terje’s ‘Remaster of the Universe,’ to output from the likes of New Jackson, Dmx Krew, Lauer, Red Axes, Róisín Murphy, The Drifter, Lake People, Lord of the Isles, John ... Read more

DGTL Life And Death ADE Podcast #001 By Mind Against

This native Italian, but Berlin based duo needs no introduction. Mind Against started in 2011 and barely 3 years on they are the crown jewel of the Life and Death label. Life and Death, the core label of Mind Against has a peculiar concept. For those not yet familiar: the music sounds overwhelmingly ominous with a psychedelic sensibility to it. It’s a concept that maybe seems less peculiar after exploring the musical backgrounds of its founders Manfredi Romano (aka DJ Tennis) and Greg Oreck, one half of New York house duo Thugfucker and partner Matteo Milleri from Tale of Us. ... Read more