Label: Monkeytown Records - MONKEYTOWN 06LP • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation, Misprint, Repress • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic • Style: House, Techno, Dubstep, Minimal
The group members met in in Berlin with group member Szary performing live acid house music at illegal underground parties. The group says, "After the Wall came down, everywhere in Germany and especially East Germany there was a lot of chaos, anarchy.
In the group renamed themselves Modeselektor, a name taken from a function on the Roland Space Echo analog delay effects unit.
In Modeselektor signed its first remix contract and began working with Pfadfinderei, a Berlin-based VJ and design collective. They have produced sound installations at Modeselektor - Modeselektion Vol.01 Centre Pompidou in Paris and lectured at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart. Modeselektor is a favourite group of Thom Yorke frontman of Radiohead who has recommended their albums in interviews and included the song "Silikon" from their LP Hello Mom!
The follow-up to Hello Mom! Other collaborators included Otto von SchirachSiriusmoand Apparat. In an interview that same year, the group said regarding their sound: "Happy metal, hard rap, country-ambient, Russian crunk. In Marchthey released an album with Apparat under the name Moderat.
Freedom Bell - Various - 30 Bluegrass Hits also appeared as main characters in Amy Grill's electronic music documentary, Speaking in Code.
Modeselektor are said to be good friends with Siriusmoand regularly remix and promote his material. In AugustModeselektor released their second album in collaboration with Apparat under the name Moderatentitled II . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Electronic IDM. Monkeytown BPitch Control. Archived Modeselektor - Modeselektion Vol.01 the original on Retrieved Modeselektor - Modeselektion Vol.01 XLR8R Magazine.