Uwe Schmidt, a.k.a. Atom Heart, prefigures the Latin-music obsessions of his Señor Coconut alias with yet another identity, Lisa Carbon, transposing cheeky Brazilian lounge-music clichés to the 808 and 303. The individual sounds are as thin as a Rio runway model, but together they come across fat and happy.
By Philip Sherburne on 04.22.11 in Reviews
With a title nodding to Ryuichi Sakamoto, Atom Heart presents two sprawling live tracks that gnaw their wormy way through ambient, electro and acid.
By Philip Sherburne on 12.22.14 in Features
"If you want to know what song made me feel most alive this year, that’s easy."
By Louis Pattison on 12.22.14 in Features
On becoming a father and being allergic to sentimentality
By Michaelangelo Matos on 12.18.14 in Features
Michaelangelo Matos picks the 10 DJ sets that defined 2014.