Oddball musician becomes outsider hero

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From Resident Advisor, the online music magazine, July 14th, 2015: an interview with Niels Frahm, soundtrack composer for Sebastian Schipper’s film Victoria.

This is a very fertile time for electronic music infused with traditional classical instrumentation. Yet in this burgeoning field, Nils Frahm stands alone. The German pianist and producer is a classically trained musician who spent his formative years making hip-hop and electronica in his native Hamburg, and to this day he moves between these worlds—or, rather, actively blurs the boundaries between the two with remarkable fluidity and self-confidence.

Tony Naylor

Read the full interview: http://www.residentadvisor.net/feature.aspx?2503

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