Label: Picche Records - PICCHE0057 • Format: 2x, File MP3 320 kbps • Country: Italy • Genre: Electronic • Style: Tech House, House
The group members met in in Berlin with group member Szary performing live acid house music at illegal underground parties. The group says, "After the Wall came down, everywhere in Germany and especially East Germany there was a lot of chaos, anarchy. In the group renamed themselves Modeselektor, a name taken from a function on the Roland Space Echo analog delay effects unit. In Modeselektor signed its first remix contract and began working with Pfadfinderei, a Berlin-based VJ and design collective.
They have produced sound installations at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and lectured at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart. Modeselektor is a favourite group of Thom Yorke frontman of Sebastian Spanache Trio - HumanizedKpounkt - Step Mode who has recommended their albums in interviews and included the song "Silikon" from their LP Hello Mom!
The follow-up to Hello Mom! Other collaborators included Otto von SchirachSiriusmoand Apparat. In an interview Kpounkt - Step Mode same year, the group said regarding their sound: "Happy metal, hard rap, country-ambient, Russian crunk. In Marchthey released an album with Apparat under the name Moderat.
Modeselektor also appeared as main characters in Amy Grill's electronic music documentary, Speaking in Code. Modeselektor Panis Angelicus - Pavarotti* & Carreras* - Christmas With Pavarotti & Carreras said to be good friends with Siriusmoand regularly remix and promote his material.
Modeselektor in Berlin. BerlinGermany. Gernot Bronsert Sebastian Szary.
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