16/12/2014
NOCTURAMA 001 - Valentin Stip
NOCTURAMA 001 - Valentin Stip
The first in our new monthly podcast + interview series, Nocturama, launches today, featuring a pure vinyl mix by Valentin Stip as well as a Q&A. 

Download Nocturama via iTunes, or stream via SoundCloud.

Soba or Udon?
VS: Soba

Salt or sugar? 

VS: Saltier over the years

First musical memory?
VS: I believe it was Christmas mass when I was four or five. 

Do you collect anything?

VS: My first collection was of old pennies. I think I have one from 1898. Now I collect books, records as well as scarves.

Favourite Woody Allen movie?

VS: Annie Hall

How do you feel about censorship?

VS: Helpless.

What are you reading at the moment?
VS: I am reading a book about Near Death Experiences, going through Lao Tseu's Tao Te King and Merleau-Ponty's Visible and Invisible. I like to read multiple things at once and kind of balance everything out depending on my mood :)

Strangest / best misheard version of your artist name?
VS: Valentine Slip, happens quite often too! :D

If you would change one thing about your last album, what would it be?
VS:  I would rework some grooves maybe.

Of your musical creations, of which are you the most proud?
VS:  I am proud of the album. It was a long journey for me to build.

What is the last gig you bought a ticket for?

VS: Joy

Do you exercise? 

VS: I try my best to meditate and do yoga every morning.

What's the one record you know you will never ever get sick of listening to/playing?

VS: Donato Dozzy's or Voices From The Lake's album. They were both milestones in my understanding of techno and dance.

What's the best and worst thing about Montreal? 

VS: The worst thing in Montreal is probably the winter. The best thing is probably what people do to forget the winter.

TRACK LIST:
1. The Peddlers - Rainy Day In London 
2. Takuya Matsumoto - Drafting Under The Stars 
3. Killing Sound - Water Boxing 
4. Morgan Buckley - Weather Report 
5. Marcelo Castelli - Congo 
6. Unknown - Unknown 
7. Black Deer - I Almost Had A Moment Alone 
8. Snorre Magnar Solberg - Untitled (Club No-No) 
9. Monolake - Perpetuum 
10. Mint - Phonogam 
11. Answer Code Request - Crack City 
12. Nuel - Untitled 1 (Aquaplano Ltd 01) 
13. Jeff Mills - Memory Reset 
14. Silverlining - A Present Eventuality 
15. Stephen Brown - Untitled (Realtime 05) 
16. Traversable Wormhole - Universal Time (Dasha Rush remix) 
17. Donato Dozzy - Vaporware 07
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