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Secret Thirteen Mix 123 - EVOL - Banner © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 123 - EVOL

The authors of the mix are Roc Jiménez de Cisneros and Stephen Sharp, two creative individuals, exceptional sound sculptors and musical innovators often described as “artists’ artists”. EVOL project was started in the late 1990s and progressively became a synonym for what we could call a “forward-thinking computer composition”. The duo says that they make computer music for hooligans and deconstructed rave objects. Their music has been published by such record labels as Entr’acte, Editions Mego, Presto!?, fals.ch and their … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 122 - DJ Skirt - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 122 - DJ Skirt

The author of the mix is Bethany DeMoss, publicly known as Skirt, an American DJ and electronic music artist, residing in Birmingham for over a decade. Bethany began her prolific DJ career in the late 1990s after she bought her first turntables. She has been mixing vinyl ever since, have played records in many notable places all over the UK and internationally. Tokyo, Berlin, Athens, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Dublin, Amsterdam are only few cities to mention where DeMoss turned the crowd … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 121 - Higher Intelligence Agency - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 121 - Higher Intelligence Agency

The author of the mix is Bobby Bird, widely recognizable because of his Higher Intelligence Agency project. HIA was formed in 1992, at the same time when he and some fellow electronic music enthusiasts started up a legendary experimental electronic music club Oscillate in Birmingham. In these early days at Oscillate, Bobby has brought along various bits of kit from his home studio and started experimenting with it in a live setting, mixing in live tracks among vinyl records. This … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 120 - Drop - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 120 - Drøp

The author of the mix is Giuseppe Bifulco, known as Drøp, an uprising Italian sound designer and engineer based in Berlin. Bifulco started his magnetic Drøp project in 2010 giving an enormous importance to sound investigation. By incorporating his technical knowledge, gained while studying music technology in Rome, and innovative ideas, Bifulco teleports his complex compositions into a parallel dimension where sound effectively penetrates extreme listeners’ subconsciousness and indirectly presents the multiplex matrix of our chaotic nature. Drøp’s first record … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 119 - Autopsia - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 119 - AutopsiA

AutopsiA is an art project dealing with music and visual production. AutopsiA gathers authors of different professions in realization of multimedia projects. Its art practice began in London in the late 1970s and continued during the 1980s in the art centers of former Yugoslavia. Since 1990 AutopsiA has been acting from Prague, Czech Republic. At the beginning of its activity, AutopsiA has issued dozens of MCs. In the period after 1989, twenty CDs were issued, at first for Staalplaat from … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 118 - Ensemble Economique - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 118 - Ensemble Economique

The author of the mix is Brian Pyle, better known as Ensemble Economique (2008 – present), an American sound artist and musician based in Northern California. Moreover, Pyle is a part of collaborative and mysterious music projects Starving Weirdos and RV Paintings.Having started his career in the late 1990s, Pyle has gradually reached the peak of quality, intense and unique sound, which is furrowed by deep meditative stretches. His solo releases on such honorable record labels as Not Not Fun, … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 117 - RRR - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 117 - Racehorses Are Resources

The authors of the mix are Racehorses Are Resources (RRR), a debut alternative electronic music quartet formed in Detroit. Their recordings include motives of blues, acoustic, rock, traditional, hip-hop and noise music. The band consists of Chris Peters (the founder), Quelle Chris, Nick Speed and Nick Cicchetti. In the beginning Peters met Nick Speed (producer of Danny Brown, Talib Kweli, UR) at Submerge club and later on they started making music together. At that time Speed released a 12” inch … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 114 - Peder Mannerfelt - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 114 - Peder Mannerfelt

The author of the mix is Peder Mannerfelt, also known as The Subliminal Kid, a Swedish sound sculptor and musician living in Stockholm. Moreover, together with Malcolm Pardon he collaborates on Roll The Dice project, which is notable for its releases on the eclectic Leaf record label, and is a former member of Fever Ray’s live band. Over the last few years, Mannerfelt has released series of exceptional works, including some remixes – Massive Attack’s “Psyche” or Bat for Lashes’ … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 113 - Asmus Tietchens - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 113 - Asmus Tietchens

The author of the mix is the legendary Amsus Tietchens (b. 1947), who also records under the Hematic Sunsets and Club of Rome moniksers. He is a German composer of avant-garde music based in Hamburg. Moreover, together with a prolific multimedia artist Thomas Köner he co-runs Kontakt Der Jünglinge project. Tietchens became interested in experimental music and musique concrète as a child. He listened to German radio and heard pioneering electric transmissions by the likes of Stockhausen and Gottfried Michael … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 112 - Kyoka - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 112 - Kyoka

The author of the mix is Kyoka, a Japanese composer and musician living between Berlin and Tokyo. In her childhood she was learning to play piano, flute and shamisen, later on she started exploring the possibilities of field recording and used to analyze/archive various radio shows of the time. In 1999 she began to examine the limits of synthesizer/computer generated sound and in 2001 she embarked on a tour across the globe (USA, Spain, France, UK etc.) thus delighting the … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 111 - Mace - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 111 - Mace.

The author of the mix is Enrico Cesaro, better known as Mace., an Italian electronic music producer and sound designer based in Padova. After a long time studies of classical piano, Cesaro started concentrating on more experimental production based on a strong focus to digital composing methods. In his works Cesaro is trying to portray his own irrational reality, as his inspirations flow from his memories and personal tastes; dreams, movies and documentaries, obscure and mysterious landscapes. The project is … More