We didn't realise this week would be dominated so heavily by Hauschka
but we're not complaining. It started with a record review (here
), then an album stream (here
) and now a competition to win an A3 lithograph Hauschka poster. Woah.
For your chance to win one of these posters, answer this very simple question.
What's the name of Hauschka's new album?
a) Salon des Amateurs
b) Salon des Awesome
c) Salon des Awful
Send you answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hauschka, aka Volker Bertelmann, has been very busy of late. Just last month the DÃ¼sseldorf-based composer released his newest album, Foreign Landscapes, on Fatcat Records and now he is in the midst of an extensive European tour. Bertelmann was kind enough to take some time out of his hectic schedule to talk to The 405 about his work with the prepared piano.
Can you start by telling us a little about what a 'prepared piano' is and what drew you to playing it?
A prepared p... (continued)
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes The Weeknd, Hauschka and The Whendays.
Critically acclaimed composer Hauschka has seen his album, Salon des Amateurs’reworked in the form of 2 remix EP’s, featuring a broad range of electronic artists all of whom were specifically commissioned for the purpose of these EPs.
We hope you're having a great weekend and that you didn't get too drunk last night!
Here's a couple of videos for you courtesy of the amazing Hauschka and Roman Candles!
Hauschka - Morgenrot
Roman Candles - Why Modern Radio Is A-OK