Band: Digitalism aka Jens Moelle & Ismail Tuefekci
Style: Electro Rock, Electro House, Minimal
Label: Kitsuné, EMI, PIAS
Interviewer: DaftSide aka Ludovic Carminati
Designer: Pixel Hunter
Digitalism is a German dance punk duo founded in 2004 in Hamburg and consisting of Jens « Jence » Moelle and Ismail « Isi » Tüfekçi. They are signed to French label Kitsuné Music, and have released four singles to date: « Idealistic », « Zdarlight », « Jupiter Room », and « Pogo ». Jens likens Digitalism’s songs to simple chaptersin a complex novel about social interaction and attraction, with distorted bass lines and thumping rhythms comprising the punctuation. Digitalism has remixed tracks for The Presets, Tom Vek, The Futureheads, Daft Punk, Tiga, Klaxons, White Stripes, Monk, Depeche Mode, Cut Copy and many others, including a re-edit of « Fire in Cairo » by The Cure (entitled « Digitalism in Cairo »). Their tracks and remixes are played by DJs such as Erol Alkan, Soulwax, Boys Noize and Justice … AND MORE
A BIG Thanks to Jens, Ismail for their answers, to Nicolas from Kitsuné and to Chris for the traduction. And THX for all the members of FTF/I for the questions.