PHONO is an award-winning music festival for international electronic music taking place in Odense, Denmark. Ever since 2006, PHONO Festival has been presenting a wide selection of electronic music in urban environments not usually used as venues.
In Part 2 of our feature with Holly Herndon, our conversation takes a turn towards her work and practice as an artist. She talks about the sculptural facet in her creative process, exploded social spaces of cars and sound waves in space hitting your eardrums. Needless to say, we had a great time and are happy to share it with you.
We are honored to have the uber-talented, Holly Herndon, in our latest two-part episode. Aria Rostami and the team picked Holly up and drove around the Mission District of San Francisco landing in the 16mm film archive of legendary filmmaker Craig Baldwin. In Part 1, Holly tells us about how she uses improvisation, blending aesthetics and using her voice as a gateway for accessibility into her music.
Key Tracks is a new series presented by Red Bull Music Academy in which musical mavericks walk us through the making of their signature tunes. For this debut edition, we speak to the the king of the West Coast electro sound, Egyptian Lover, as he shows us the backstory – and the 808 beat – behind his 1984 classic "Egypt, Egypt".