FilthyBroke is the alias of a man called Michael J Collins. Last week he released ‘SketchyBook‘: a rapid-fire ‘sonic collage’ of off-kilter, unsettling, deranged and sometimes pretty ‘sound sketches’. What’s the story behind this release and his notable creator? Well, here it is: the rough guide to the work by FilthyBroke, the artist formerly and in daily life known as Michael J Collins.
All we want you to do is tell us (make it up, because you can’t look it up) why Coco Bryce is naming his new LP Club Tropicana. So. Respond quickly (beneath this post or on Facebook). We’ll tell you tomorrow who won this priceless piece of vinyl!
Mister Adam (Mashville) & DJ Mace (Fremdtunes) performed with SEE-A-SOUND at Stukafest Nijmegen on February 6th 2013. In front of a select group of people, in the room of a student called Lotte, Mister Adam and DJ Mace played their game of audio-visual ping-pong. While Adam worked on the creation of a piece of cut-n-paste wizardry, Mace recorded the cutting, pasting, spraying, talking and coughing of Adam with his Akai sampler and Serato. He then twisted, looped and mixed these sounds, creating new tunes. The two did three performances of each half an hour. Every performance Mister Adam made 20 unique pieces of work.
This free track is an edit of the three soundscapes/tunes that were made during Stukafest Nijmegen, recorded on cassette tape. It contains parts of ‘From Lizzie with Love (original + Big Mister Doom remix)’ by OptiMace.
We’re very proud to present SketchyBook! The new EP by US-based artist FilthyBroke. It’s not an ‘EP’ in the traditional sense, but rather a loose expression of a moment in time. The medium is a rapid-fire ‘sonic collage’ of off-kilter, unsettling, deranged and sometimes pretty ‘sound sketches’. The collection of tunes, analog-instrument and sample-based in composition, sounds intentionally unfinished and is therefor raw and ‘in your face’.
FilthyBroke is the new project from old producer Michael J Collins (AZ, USA). MJC had built a solid reputation releasing/licensing futuristic and quirky disco with imprints such as Wolf+Lamb, Fabric, K7 etc. He then inexplicably stopped producing music for nearly two years. This is the first glimpse into FilthyBroke, a project that has come as a complete surprise to many. Including the artist himself…
Whether it’s a sample from a forgotten folk record, dusty 70s grooves or golden era hip hop, producer Bias turns it into soothing beats that pleasantly enter your ear like a fresh Q-tip. This month the former DJ of Lewis Parker drops an EP titled Dreamland on his own imprint, Canteen Records.
THE PARTY IS OVER: NO MORE ENTRIES!
Read carefully, we shall only say this once!
We don’t like to talk about music in terms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’. We don’t think one song is better than the other. We don’t think most votes carry the day. Neither do we think the most is the least. Or vice versa. Music isn’t competition. But we do like to jump on every year’s bandwagon of making lists. Because it’s fun. And gives us a splendid reason to give away free music.
What we want you to do is this.
A record with the title Emmanuelle was once the source for a small series of Fremdkunst-tracks, all named ‘Still Böse’.
So, in honor of Madame Kristel, here you can download two of these tracks for free!
Prelude to Zauberschwein Remix
Coco Bryce Remix
Kid Sundance, the man not a myth, released his ‘Kid’s Colors‘ in August and he likes to treat you to an original test-pressing of his debut-album! The pressing comes with a handmade, original cover, created during the 2 year anniversary of Fremdtunes at Bird, Rotterdam, by a girl named Nova.
To win this test-pressing (there can only be one winner) all you need to do is tell us why you should receive this vinyl-piece (o the hell with originality). Respond down below – leave a reply – with a picture, drawing or explanatory text (‘my eyes are beautiful’, ‘I also win pie-eating contests’, ‘I collect vinyl’, ‘I’m Kid’s biggest fan’ etc.). This Friday (26 October) we’ll announce the winner!
Last Sunday we celebrated our second anniversary at Bird, Rotterdam. Since we had such a good time (thank you all for celebrating with us!) we decided to share a free Fremdkunst track with you. The song is called ‘Golden Years’ (featured on the last Coco Bryce and Lee Spacey mix) and was produced by DJ Mace featuring Shycop on trumpet. ‘Golden Years’ preludes the forthcoming Fremdkunst-record ‘Melancholia’.