The coming weeks we’re gonna elucidate our Global Mashups-programm. Together with Generation Bass and Hivos, the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation, we presenting the follow-up to the successful first edition of last year. At Incubate 2012 will six western musicians/producers work and perform together with six musicians/vocalists from India and Indonesia. Later on they’re also gonna record this material, which will […]
July 30, 2012
April 27, 2012
London trio Factory Floor is coming back to the Netherlands again. The band, who have signed to James Murphy‘s DFA Records this fall, is coming at the 17th of May to Effenaar. With their music, which The Guardian describe as synth-noir, it sounds like they’re mixing modern-day electronic music with ’80s synthwave. That’s why it isn’t […]
March 15, 2012
In a reaction to a recent Guardian article that redefine the giants of literature through contemporary slang, Flavorwire digged trough Urban Dictionary for slang versions of famous artists and related works. Here is a selection of what they found, you can find the entire article here. Picasso “A typically negative term describing a person who appears attractive from […]
March 18, 2010
May 13, 2009
They were one of the coolest bands ever, paving the way for many bands like Oasis and most of all: looking cool and making dancing cool again. The Guardian made a slideshow of their best pictures like Reni rolling a joint in 020 and Ian Brown looking like a monkey.
March 3, 2009
Extra extra, read all about it! “I’m an advocate for peace. I’ve been in the peace movement ever since I’ve been making music” Without Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Doggy Dogg aka Tha Doggfather aka Cordozar Calvin Broadus aka Snoopy, we’d all be very lost right now.
February 26, 2009
“I would spend hours on Saturdays in the grey 1980s looking through racks of vinyl LPs in dingy record shops. I was looking for the most beguiling, beautiful, mysterious-looking covers. I believed an arty sleeve must hold art within. This was of course a dangerous theory, for it made me a Pink Floyd fan.” Read […]
February 10, 2009
At the ZXZW office we kinda like Detroit bands like The Stooges and MC5. But we’ve never heard of Death. The Guardian wrote an interesting piece on them. Check it here.
December 8, 2015
Groningen-based noise-rock trio and Incubate alumni Wolvon have just released a new cassette EP “Notice / Cymbals” featuring two new tracks. Wolvon’s sound is characterized by heavy guitars, distortion, crushing drums, and catchy, reverberated vocals, all enveloped remarkably in a dreampop soundscape. These bearded men from Groningen have a unique, winning sound of their own. […]