Bonjour beautiful people, its mini Interview time! This time up is the very talented, Kasper Winding. I first discovered Kasper through his remix of Hypnolove´s track Mademoiselle, it was the first track of a Dj mix and it quickly caught my attention. I didn’t get to listen to the rest of the mix as I got so caught up in trying to find the track. I wanted to get my hands on a copy quickly (you know how it is). After some research I found that it wasn’t anywhere to be purchased, but I managed to sort this out by contacting Kasper himself. I later googled his name I quickly realized that this man has been around allot when it comes to music. Kasper Winding is danish and from what I understand quite well known in Denmark. He currently lives in London and Paris. He started composing at the age 12 and at 14 he got his first job writing the score for the danish film The Beach Revolution. The same year he joined the Danish radio orchestra as a drummer. At 16 he became a dad and now has 5 kids (Well done Kasper!). Since then he has released 11 records, produced for a vast array of artist, composed over 20 film scores. And in the recent years remixed for Hypnolove, Kavinsky, Efterklang, Sebastien Tellier and Acid Washed. He has also played the ode triangle or snare drum with people like Phillip Glass, Barry White, Abba, Terry Reily, Entrance, The Rolling Stones, Frank Zapp. Directed a play and 2 music videos, he is also a photographer. Doesn’t seem like there is much this man cant do. And to top this off he has recently released a solo album named Voila! I would describe the album as a time machine of sound, reflecting his 30 years in the music industry. Words that comes to mind when listening to his album : chilled, upbeat, funky, sexy, synthy, old and new school pop in its best form. Nothing less than flawless production accompanied by his wonderful David Bowie like vocals. The impressions I get from Kasper is that he loves music to the core along with all the beautiful things life has to offer. The man is clearly talented and we highly recommend you checking out more of his music.
Kasper what are you doing right now?
Cooking fish and new potatoes
What five words best describes you?
What are your earliest musical memories as a child?
My Mother playing Nat King Cole and my Father playing Miles Davis
Name three of your favorite records old or new?
The Beatles” White album”, Kraftwerk “The man machine” Marvin Gaye “What’s going on” Miles Davis Gil Evans “The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings” Maurice Ravel “Complete orchestra works- Underworld “Beaucoup Fish”. Sorry that was 6 .. ohh did i mention Kanye West/Jay Z -Damon Albarn i could go on. :-)
What lead you into producing electronic music?
What’s the wildest moment you’ve experienced in your career so far?
The fact that their is still coming interesting sound’s and idea’s out of my imagination is pretty wild. And the fact that i’ have 5 great children is even more crazy.
What are you currently working on?
Just finished remixing French electro outfit Acid Washed. And is producing Danish Punk legend Steen Jørgensen (from the band “Sort Sol”) first solo album. Producing and writing for “Rocket City Jane” with great French singer Lola Zaidline ……And last but not least just started on a new record of my own…Steinway piano-808 drum machine and my voice… quit exited myself.
How would you describe your sound?
I’m trying to combine all the stuff I have grown up with…! Song writing with electronic stuff/ Pop songs with free form stuff …
Any dream collaborations you’d like to take on?
Jay Z and The Berlin Philharmonic
What are you most excited about right now?
The fact that summer is around the corner and everything that I do ..otherwise i would not do it.
What sound or noise do you love?
Children playing on the beach
What is your worst addiction?
Great wine and Food
What’s at the top of your shit list?
Ignorance…. the rest is to shitty to mention
CLUB SLAMMER SET :
David Bowie : Beauty and the Beast
D.A.F : Gold und Liebe
Arthur Russell : Get Around to It
Gorillaz : Detroit
Beyonce : Get me Bodied
Kanye West : Paranoid
Underworld : Push Upstairs
Jay-Z : 99 Problems
Daft Punk : High Life
Friendly Fires : Hawaiian Air
CLUB CHILL SET:
Laura Nyro : Timer
Crosby,Stills ,Nash and Young: Carry On
Empire of the Sun : Half Mast
Gorillaz : Revolving Doors
Jay-Z : Thank you
Sebastien Tellier : Kilometer
Todd Rundgren : A Long Time,A Long Way To Go
The Beatles : Rain
Blur : Out of Time
Gorillaz : Bobby in Phoenix
Sebastien Tellier : Elle (Kasper Winding rmx)
Lets start the week as sweet as possible. These tracks should do the trick. And If you happen to be around the Gold Coast (Australia) this coming Friday. You should head down to Swingin’ Safari, and check out our party. It will be good. Trust us we know how to party!
B.C. x Delivery – Return To Me (Munk Remix)
What Is PARAPLANRADIO?
“Paraplanradio is Saint-Petersburg based radio, established/launched in 2007 by DJ Kalivas. Here you stay tuned to DJ mixes, recorded by DJ’s from Petersburg, Moscow and sometimes the rest of the world. High quality disco, house, deep, balearic, psychedelic, techno…”
Ummmm hello this website couldn’t be more up our alley, check it out!
Today is the official launch of our new post series carefully named gPods goodie bag. gPod is our best friend and now our little music helper. She loves her music and she listens to it carefully with lots of passion and patience. She has picked out a few tracks & a dj mix that have killed her lately. We love music that kills us, simple as that. gPod makes it frreshhh!
GPODS ITCHY FAVOURITES MAY 2011:
1) Solomun- Love Recycled 1,2&3 [Buy It!]
2) Francesco Oranges - Holly [Check It!]
3) Iamamiwhami – Y (Hannes Fischer Remix) [Check It!]
4) James Blake – Limit To Your Love (Daniel Bortz Remix) [Check It!]
5) Tyson – Out Of My Mind (The Swiss Dance Remix) [Buy It!]
6) Genius Of Time – Houston We Have a Problem [Buy It!]
7) Holy Ghost! – Say My Name (Eli Escobar Remix) [Buy It!]
8) Phonique - Our Time Our Chance feat. Ian Whitelaw – (Andre Lodemann Remix) [Buy It!]
9) Mario & Vidis - Changed feat. Ernesto – (John Talabot Private Remix) [Buy It!]
Jody Wisternoff - Intensified on Frisky Radio May 011
Todd Terje ‘snooze 4 love’ – running back
Justus Köhnke ‘fussmachine’ – nang
Slideshow Park ‘shining (Phonique Remix)’ – highway
Robert Owens ‘i’ll be your friend (Soul Clap & Gadi Mizrahi Mix)’ – 1trax
6th Borough Project feat. Ricky Reid ‘back to me’ – delusions of grandeur
Andi Numan ‘bambi knows (Dixie Yure Remix)’ – nordik net
SCB ‘loss’ – aus
Adele ‘rolling in the deep (Hannes Fischer Club Mix)’ – soundcloud [DL]
Agoria ‘heart beating (Argy NYC Dub)’ – white
DJ Sneak ‘babylon’ – cécille
What a weird day/week, krank as hell. But good music makes it easier to cope with the krankness. So we guess there’s still hope. The talented geezer aka 78Edits made our day a bit better, check out his beautiful deep edits of new and old tracks.
78Edits – I’ll be true to you
78Edits – Makes the world
Alex Krüger aka Tigerskin, is definitely in our good books and have been for a long time.
He has been releasing only the best quality house music since 2004, his newest EP just came out on Dirt Crew Recordings. The whole EP So Much Love & Magic is simply amazing.
Everything fits and blends perfectly. Totally loving this sound. Unreal Thing is killing us, its a keeper.
After a totally mind blowing trip to Berlin, this mix is exactly what we need to get us back to earth.
Thanks to our friend discobitch for another great mix.
discobitch – UNDER THE MOJITO MIX
Dimitri From Stoke On Trent – I Wanna Be Your Lobster
Deee-Lite – Groove Is In The Heart (Gigamesh remix)
Tyson – Die On The Dancefloor (disc0bitch short version)
Michael Jackson – Off The Wall (Only Children Club edit)
Tyson – Out Of My Mind (The Swiss Dance mix)
Holy Ghost! – Say My Name (Eli Escobar remix)
Aretha Franklin – Think (DJ Prince remix)
Breakbot – Fantasy
The Raveonettes – Last Dance (Kap10kurt Dream mix)
Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers (The Magician remix)
Casio Social Club – The Running Man
Todd Terje – Ragysh
Brothers Johnson – Stomp (Only Children edit)
Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love (The Pinker Tones remix)
Dimitri From Stoke On Trent – I Pay A Little Slayer 0
Beth Ditto – I Wrote The Book