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“If you’re a fisherman, you wanna go to the sea” – Notes on a music conference

Posted on September 4, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

I’ve been to the Jerusalem Music Conference last week, where about two dozens of music industry pro’s were flown in from companies like Coda, Glastonbury, Primavera, Q Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, CMJ, ITB, United Islands, Windish Agency, Exit Festival, Mighty Sound, Full Steam, Friendly Fire, BMG, Mercury Records and so on. The aim of the conference was […]

Composer Q&A: Stroon

Posted on August 3, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? When I was about four I would often try to play guitar but my parents didn’t see any reason to allow me that. So when I was fourteen I started playing guitar, got involved in a few guitar-music bands and when I was about twenty I naturally switched to electronic […]

Composer Q&A: Makunouchi Bento

Posted on July 24, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? Since discovering electronic music, we’ve always been drawn to its unlimited sound design possibilities, so we’ve started playing with sounds the minute we got our hands on our first computers. After a few years of toying with dancefloor-oriented music, we teamed up to do something different, a […]

Interview with DVA

Posted on July 23, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

DVA is one of the most successful Czech music exports and projects to come in the last five years. The quirky band has released several albums and also worked on extra-musical projects in theatre, gaming and advertising. Do you perceive your music as cinematic? Do you see visuals when creating your music? Not in general. […]

Composer Q&A: Pjoni

Posted on July 22, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? I started when I was ten, together with my best friend Adam Matej (Ink Midget). We founded a duo called Tucan, where he played drums and I singed and played cello. We appeared at various music festivals and we also made a music to one short animated […]

Composer Q&A: Krisztina Dányi aka morningdeer

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? This story has a lot of boring details. It started when I was eleven and haven’t finished yet. 2. Can you describe your creative process of making music in the various types of projects that you have done /own work, theatre, film, etc/? I listen to the […]

Composer Q&A: Mark Linczenyi

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? I started my music career as a member of the children choir of the Hungarian State Opera House when I was 9 years old. Besides I started to learn playing the piano and singing of course. I studied classical music for fifteen years then I changed to […]

Composer Q&A: Csaba Kalotas

Posted on July 17, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? When I was 3, i found my mother’s eggslicer, and couldn’t stop playing with the strings for days. From then on, all I wanted to do is creating music. 2. Can you describe your creative process of making music in the various types of projects that you […]

Why did we start Eastaste?

Posted on July 2, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

A quick interview with Renato Horvath, one of the founders of Eastaste. Can you tell us about your background? My first major passion was film-making. I started working with production companies in London but then moved back to Hungary to work on foreign films there. Later I got involved with all kinds of cultural events, […]