Kenneth James Gibson is a musician who has been recording and releasing records since 1994. He founded the minimal techno record label Adjunct Audio in early 2005 with friend Konstantin Gabbro, through Kompakt records.
Adjunct have released a new compilation,“For Every Moment Of Triumph: VOLUME 4″, featuring an astounding line up of 14 new exclusive ecstatic dance gems that will be melting brains and dance floors worldwide for quite some time! A wide variety of music from the likes of Dapayk Solo, Reverse Commuter & Dilo, Mikael Stavostrand, Sebastian Bouchet, Mossa, Tom Ellis, Noah Pred, Pancho Piedra, Sebastian Russell, Signal Deluxe, Souki, La Gaviota, DoubtingThomas, and Fase & Dilo.
For this volume the legendary dj & producer Blakkat, AKA Mark Bell, have arranging the track selection and mixing us down this wild and euphoric journey into modern dance music. Blakkat (AKA Mark Bell) has an extensive background in electronic music. With a CV that already includes the celebrated results of collaborative works with Felix da Housecat, Josh Wink, DJ Sneak and Marhsall Jefferson while Chez Damier, Zero 7, Jamiroqui, Wyclef Jean, New Order, A Tribe Called Quest, and The Jungle Brothers have all received his remix.
Read the Smallltalk with Kenneth James Gibson:
Coffee or Tea?
Both! Coffee in the morning and Green tea in the afternoon.
Vegetables or Meat?
Vegetable only. Full vegan to be exact. I eat no meat.
Subway, Car or Bike?
Car, walk and bike… depending on where and when!
Pub or Club?
Digital or Analog?
PC or MAC?
The Beatles or The Rolling Stones?
It all depends on the day, month and year. Lately its the Stones for sure but that could switch at any time.
What are you doing first after waking up?
What turns you on / off?
Egos… including my own.
What were you like in school?
Played a lot of hooky.
What is the first record you bought, and when?
Wow this is a hard one… I think it was Alice Cooper’s Special Forces… or my dad bought it for me… pretty sure it got returned.
What is your embarrassing favorite song?
Wham’s Careless Whisper
What do you don´t like about yourself?
The tendency to go off the rails and get totally obsessive compulsive about stuff… which can also be a good thing depending what it is.
If you could learn a random skill, what would you learn?
Mechanic could be cool…
Which instruments did you learn?
Guit-fiddles, percussions and bangin on keys… still learning though.
What are you good in besides doing music?
Not much… maybe some video stuff.
What do you like a) most and b) least about being a musician/producer/dj…?
What I like most is the actual process of making the music and what i like least is pretty much everything else involved after the music is done.
What are you currently working on?
Currently working on an ambient album, new tracks with Mikael Stavostrand, some sort of psychedelic krautrock electronic album, new ideas for the next 2nd reverse Commuter album, new tracks with Dilo, and my wife’s Noarth album… there’s always tons of stuff being worked but some takes a lot longer to get realized then others.
Is there anything else you want to say?
My Reverse Commuter album titled “Exposure” comes out on Three’s Hallucienda label Nov. 4th along with a new 12″ EP and my band Bell Gardens new album “Slow Dawns For Lost Conclusions” comes out on UK label Rocket Girl October 27!