Bordello Dies Solis
She is hard labour
unravelling to the decree of rest
a pretty resurrection of a golden age
blasé Friday will pluck
your elastic heartstrings into
impulses like two heads colliding
their upside down mouths frothing
Saturday is everywhere
the opportunist, white teeth
fantastic naked with talons as toenails
she will give you your bread
and taketh away
from her you will wake
somewhere dickless or docking
white lies telling white tails
keeping you up to keep up
on the sun’s day
she will find you hazy and wasteful
with nostalgia, unstable underneath
the bedcovers looking for something
you haven’t lost
you charter her time
resentful trapped in honey
uninvited by Monday
you show up all the same.
smalltown est. 2011
A NOVEL WEEKENDER TO WRITE HOME ABOUT
Gee, don’t mind something special for Xmas do we? A little extra in your stocking, a bit of money from nan, expensive pity presents from divorced parents, a week long hangover from eating all the crackling. There is a lot to look forward to but we have just made your life worth more than the all the Jerry’s in the world combined.
So what’s the big deal? It’s definitely not Dan’s new haircut. It must be the Friday all-nighter with Soul Clap & Wolf + Lamb and Saturday’s date night with DJ Koze (just enough club dust to keep you slimy for the week). It’s your typical sideshows with nothing typical about it. Two shows coinciding too soon after New Years, gift wrapped in one weekend. You can rekindle those fresh serotonin memories from Let Them Eat Cake or pretend you were there if you missed out on a ticket. Pree-tend?
It is quite likely Novel is going to take you through to Rainbow Serpent.
We have had a one-German mind leading up to summer. Your news feed has been littered with cyber high-fives and ‘Summer 2014 hits DJ Koze 4 evaaa peace out’ dialogue in Brush Script font but we have no regrets.
‘Amygdala’ is a feast for the ears and we have been excited for LTEC since the album release in March. It’s been dutifully rewarded the No.2 position by RA staffers in the 2013 poll and goddamn it makes us happy.
Stefan Kozalla is best known as being exuberant and the DJ voted most likely to be your friend. He was a part of the Hamburg hip-hop scene with Fischmob in the 90s before releasing electronic music with Kompakt and his own label Pampa (with Marcus Fink) after.
A remixer in light years of his own, Kosi has the ability to produce techno that has you looking through a kaleidoscope. The beats are dirty but have the colours of glistening stained glass.
Stefan Kozalla aka DJ Koze lives and works in Hamburg as a club DJ, musician (International PONY, Adolf Noise) and remixer for Chicks On Speed, Bob Sinclar, Justus Koehncke and more of the finest German bands and projects and successful producer and KOMPAKT recording artist.
Within only a few years, DJ Koze has slowly worked his way up through the German Hip-Hop scene. With his band Fischmob, he has released several successful records, steadily building up a strong fan base of young left-oriented
Although DJ Koze has had a taste of pop success with Fischmob, he’s always been equally interested in experimenting with other forms of electronic music from ambient to break beats to wild sound collages from a myriad of musical genres.
As a live DJ, Koze builds his sets on house and disco tracks and uses his well-honed Hip Hop skills blending it all together in a furious mix, making it seem that the term “ House Rocking“ was coined with him in mind.
The readers of Germany’s trend-setting SPEX magazine voted DJ Koze the DJ Of The Year between 1999 - 2004 - a well earned title, playing numerous shows all over the country and in different parts of the world. He was also one of the nominees as best German DJ at 2003´s German Dance Awards. Please take a look at his discography and check out his massive releases for Kompakt, Cologne´s finest in terms of smashing, heartwarming, minimal house. Amongst them a very deep dj mix called: “All People Is My Friend”.