Wendy aka Walter opened the doors of musical experimentation to me. We wrote the track that night. Sonically and lyrically, how do you hope to create a dialogue and a movement of sorts within the scene? Getty Images Do the lyrics come first or do the music and the beats come first, and then you add the lyrics to fit the sound? Look for the original source of content and submit that. The Bloody Beetroots' new album, 'The Great Electronic Swindle', dropped via Canadian imprint Last Gang earlier this month and consists of 17 hard-hitting tracks of electro-rock brilliance. Image has always been an important part of the band, and now seems to be even more so than ever before.
It all goes with the common denominator, which is me. A joyful cheer … a raised fist … an upward roll of the eyes … no matter where you come from, you can decode these signals without a dictionary. I have never felt any anxiety of expectation with my music but I do feel a sense of disappointment with how the electronic scene has been taken advantage of by the music industry. My primary will was to break some barriers I had not yet considered, not just pushing the music to the ends but also infusing it with songwriting as I felt the need to express myself in words as well. That must be freeing for you — to be involved in that human element without the celebrity thing getting in the way of how people interact with one another. How do you go about tying this visual aspect of your art into your live performances? Is this something that you want to continue? Zonder deze cookies en diensten kunnen wij geen koppeling met Facebook aanbieden, geen Youtube video's en geen Soundcloud spelers tonen.
The social context which made it so important has been lost as the genre changed so drastically. Tommy Tea was in charge of effects and sampling in the live band. His identity remains largely anonymous. Do you think there is more room for emerging artists than in the past? So, when you google it, you find it. I like the fact it is a limited camera since I think the limitation is a privilege. Do you compose a song specifically designed for a voice you like or you look for an important credit to put on the record, or is everything born out of friendship or even a coincidence? With tracks coming across as a blend of with rabies, such as 'Cornelius' inspired by the work of sci-fi anarchist writer and the photon blast of 'Warp 1. And since I got to meet Steve Jones, I feel I got an approval from him.
Towards that end, he continues to work with Tanino Liberatore, the legendary Italian comics author and illustrator. We have very big installations with big screens that show big images, but I want the performance of the music to be as human as possible. My priority is to give the music a humanity to it that I think has been missing for years. And in Italy, we really appreciate the art of things. Bob's uncle was a drummer, fostering a connection between him and music from a very young age, and he began studying classical music when he was nine. The digital world offers a vast range of choices, mine has always been focused on the quality of the contents.
Can you please tell us your most favorite piece of music, artwork and literature, and a brief reason why for each? The platform incorporates sharing services such as and. Chronicling the four year gap between albums, The Great Electronic Swindle is meant to destroy barriers between the punk and electronic scenes, introducing a more genuine, honest mentality to a genre that needs it the most. I want to create a new sound of music. Well, that man happens to be Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo, the Italian born-and-bred spiritual leader and mastermind behind. We have a long relationship, over 10 years. In every case, empathy is necessary since it is the only glue to achieve a perfect artistic result.
I want to know the reason. We really want to know how that collaboration came about. Because one, to preserve The Bloody Beetroots Live and two, to make The Bloody Beetroots live experience better, I need to go through a process. What do you think about the Italian music scene as an international artist? With Paul, we have a common friend, who is the bass player of a band called Killing Joke, a post-punk band from the 70s. How important is to have a captivating public image in today's music business? Free your ass and your mind will follow, to flip a Funkadelicism. So, The Bloody Beetroots is going to take a break of two years.
And right now, my iTunes is playing the Whiplash soundtrack. It all seems very important and well put together. Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo: Yeah, absolutely. Yes, I like talking with people. This is a people project, it belongs to all of you. The Bloody Beetroots have returned. Rifo, a classically trained musician from Bassano De Grappa in Italy, tested the water in punk bands before he took his place behind the turntables, and cuts an intimidating figure.
Is there anything else that you would like to add? I'd been trying to track it down for years but never was able to find a version other then the short remix demo. Give in to chaos for that is where you will find your true self. Yes, yes, I love that idea! Do you write the updates personally? Technically speaking, I love both the multiple exposures system and the 38mm lens. A place to share, learn and talk about anything electronic music. When I approach sampling, the fundamental is to create something new — which is very, very important.
Thus the fundamentals of melody and harmony that Rifo learned via his childhood studies of classical music play an increased role in the new Bloody Beetroots material. I was always quite a fan of the Sex Pistols. He has since then involved himself in virtually every artistic aspect of the project, including directing the music videos and designing items of clothing, with much success. And I can always tell from the title. My interaction is your interaction and the more we exchange energy the more the show will be unique and unforgettable. Pavese is my most favourite poet of all time.
You could see the breadth of his music's appeal through the unique constellation of people in line, ranging from new fans to funeral-black-donning rock kids alike. We were kind of real punk rockers, but sometimes if you get too far, you crash yourself, and we crashed miserably. The electro-house dance-punk masters are in the midst of bringing their third album, available now in various formats via Last Gang Records , to supercharged life on stages all across the globe. I've got to thank you for uploading the 'So What' remix that was demo'd on the 2009 demo mix. Otherwise, it would come across as being too insular.