Marco Bailey and his imprint Materia Music are thinking big. Last month, just after two years from its birth in Ibiza Materia released its fourth work: Icefyre. Behind the oxymoronic title resides two original new tracks of Marco and two explosive remixes. Marco, that after all these years in Techno music is still renovating his sounds, is already a familiar face in HEX as he was the protagonist of the 16th HEX Transmission’s episode. Enjoy the interview.
From just two years of its birth, HEX is getting ready for the strongest OFF WEEK of its history with the collaboration of three of the most respected Techno labels worldwide.
– Wednesday 14 June, HEX pres: PoleGroup Showcase at Input club
– Thursday 15 June, HEX pres: Token Showcase at This Side Up
– Friday 16 June, HEX pres: “10 Years Be As One” at This Side Up
After the past HEX Live! event we had the chance of talking with Kessell. Here is the record of the interview with him:
1) Three weeks ago you set up your hybrid live performance for HEX Live! at This Side Up (Barcelona). Would you like to talk a bit about the equipment you decided to use that night?
I used a couple of synths, Korg Volca FM, DSI Toraiz AS-1, a Roland TR-09 drum machine, a small Faderfox controller, Novation Launchpad mini for launching audio and midi loops and a mac with Ableton 7…
In 2017 Be As One, your own label, celebrates 10 years of activity, in which they have released plenty EPs of worldwide Techno artists; would you shed some light on its past/present/future and about the artists that are part of it?
Indeed Be As One turns 10 in 2017, and I’m very excited about it, it has been my main platform and label during my carrer but Be As One is much more than that. It’s family, a collective of people who share the same vision. We had the pleasure to release music from many of our favourite artists during those 10 years as Truncate, Suckut, Sterac, Rolando, Skudge…