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?
My spine

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

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