After a visit with the Soma boys in Glasgow for one of their 'Pressure' parties, Aleks Knoblauch met Alex Smoke for the first time, which eventually lead to the founding of Vakant and its first release. Check out the full story in SLIM Mag's recent issue.
Sprongtech Bubble Mix ..what?! Welcome to the wonderful world of Alex Smoke, creator of the current Vakant podcast. ‘An excursion from weird-beat to sprong-tech via bubble-mince’, as he says, and makes clear that nothing is clear. Enjoy!
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The Scottish producer tells Italian site Soundwall that he is currently putting the finishing touches to a "semi-classical, semi electronic score" for F.W.Murnaus' 1926-released film Faust, which will be debuted at the Glasgow Film Festival in February.
After a short hiatus spent recording a hip-hop album which never saw the light of day, Alex Smoke is back with a great new techno long player. He talks candidly to Soonnight about the whys and wherefores of the album; his thoughts on mood and music, and why he intends to use more vocals in his future work...