After a decade and a half of friendship, the co-founders and brains (and brainy, at that) of the well grounded and versed label, once and for all decided to take their dynamic tandem into a more artistic level.
Going back a little in electronic music’s history will lead one – sooner or later – to Icelandic band GusGus, whose name derives from the word couscous and who made their first appearance in the scene with their self-entitled album in 1995.
Rise co-label head Floyd Lavine is known for his tropical summer oriented and African influenced sets and productions that spread positivity all the way just like the artist himself.
Freerange and Delusions of Grandeur labels-owner Jamie Odell has been around for quite a while – a well-traveled Londoner, highly-acclaimed, frequently-worshipped – pretty much what it takes to be able to produce and release – a jaunty and self-confident track.
It‘s 2:30pm when Patlac opens the entrance door to a studio complex in Hamburg to welcome us for the interview. With a smile on his face he offers some coffee before sitting down in his fully equipped studio. The artist, who has been a scene‘s constant for nearly a decade now, is seating himself next to his computer as we start chatting.