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embracing brokenness with Dauw and Skrew Studio

Dauw is a Ghent-based label that draws its main inspirations from nature and imperfection. This seeps in through the music as well as the visual elements of the label — forming a strong marriage between different art forms. The result: unique handmade pieces of art that flatters both the ear and the eye.

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expressing a strong fascination for nature through music with r beny

Our next mood talk takes us all the way to San Jose in California. We spoke with Austin Cairns who releases music under the pseudonym r beny. After his first encounter with a synthesizer a few years ago, he started a YouTube channel focused on gear tutorials. That gave him the platform to share the music he makes and loves, which is greatly inspired by the surrounding forests and the nearby ocean.

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reinterpreting music for a new generation with Nosedrip

Long before the rise of online multimedia radio platforms as we know it, Ziggy Devriendt, aka Nosedrip, already dabbled with an experimental radio show that combined visual art with music that falls between the cracks. It was an innovation at that time, the first of its kind in Belgium and a foretaste of what was yet to come.

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Leading parallel lives with Gigi Masin

Our next mood talk takes us all the way to floating city of Venice, home of well-respected Italian composer Gigi Masin. In the last five years, Gigi has been making waves in the ambient music scene touring the world both as solo musician and as a member of Gaussian Curve, a trio with Jonny Nash and Young Marco. Yet Gigi is no stranger to making music.

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Grykë Pyje on building a mystical world through email

We sat together with Johannes (Baldruin) and Jani (Uton) to get an insight on their collaborative project Grykë Pyje. With their latest joint album Collision And Coalescence released on the Slovenian label mappa, they’ve created an intriguing set of recordings that go way beyond typical song structures and sound more akin to vibrant field recordings made on a mystical, otherworldly world.

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lifting the spirits with Maria Teriaeva

For our next mood talk, we spoke with Siberian-born, Moscow-based musician and composer Maria Teriaeva. This summer, she has released her second album called Conservatory of Flowers. The album is the culmination of a three-year-long period of experimentation with the revered Buchla instrument. We talk about her relation between music, mood and smell, and have a little peek into her record collection.

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tearing down musical borders with Hidden Harmony Recordings

This mood talk takes us all the way to Tallinn, Estonia. We spoke with Valentin, a dedicated record collector, globetrotter and driving force behind the recently-launched Hidden Harmony Recordings. The artists featured in the label’s roster so far hail from Canada, Russia and Argentina. A proof that music knows no borders.

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living out the garage band dream with Suzanne Kraft

We spoke with LA-born and Amsterdam-based Diego Herrera about his dreams of being in a band and how much of the music he makes is driven simply by his desire to experiment and try new things. We have much to thank dublab for paving the path. Since then, it’s been surely a hell of a ride. He moved halfway across the world to pursue music for a living.

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