2014 is shaping up to be a big year from French producer Maelstrom, his collaboration with Louisahhh!!! was named Mixmag’s “Electro Track of the Month” in February, whilst the “Discord” EP found it’s way into the record bags of DJs from DFA’s Gavin Russom to Ed Banger’s Busy P.
Now to cap a triumphant year he returns to The Hacker & Gesaffelstein’s ZONE Records with a new 4 track EP, “Adversarial Design”.
“Adversarial Design” will be out the 20th of October on ZONE. Preorder on:
Listen to Maelstrom “Adversarial Design”:
Read The Smallltalk with Maelstrom
Coffee or Tea?
Vegetables or Meat?
Subway, Car or Bike?
Pub or Club?
Digital or Analog?
PC or MAC?
The Beatles or The Rolling Stones?
The Rolling Stones
What are you doing first after waking up?
What turns you on / off?
On / music equipment I dont understand (yet)
Off / track requests waved at my face when I’m playing
What were you like in school?
Trying to sneak out
What is the first record you bought, and when?
Mo’wax Headz first compilation on vinyl circa 1995
What is your embarrassing favorite song?
Etienne Daho – Weekend à Rome
What do you don´t like about yourself?
If you could learn a random skill, what would you learn?
Languages: Chinese, Arabic, German, Japanese
Which instruments did you learn?
What are you good in besides doing music?
What do you like a) most and b) least about being a musician/producer/dj…?
a) Spending days and nights locked in the studio + travelling
b) Spending days and nights locked in the studio + travelling
What are you currently working on?
New techno tracks
Is there anything else you want to say?
I just listened to this Patti Smith track from 40 years ago, produced by John Cale, it’s incredible