We have a bad news for music fans. Harry ‘Baauer’ Rodrigues and Boys Noize’ Alexander Ridha have had to cancel their forthcoming tour less than a week before it was due to commence, in San Diego on October 2. Baauer has released an official statement: “I’m so sorry to do this, but boys noize and […]

Tracking the Evolution of Music: To Sample or not to Sample?

Evolution of Music

Culture always builds on the past, be it consciously or sub-consciously. However, the past has always tried to stop it by trying to control the future. Nowadays, the Interweb and its vast number of social media platforms have made the availability of the present and past cultural achievements self evident. Going online to download music, […]

Review: Boys Noize comes ‘Out of the Black’ in flying colors

Boys Noize

Alex Ridha aka Boys Noize has come out of the black to catch the spotlight once again. Teaching himself to play the drums and piano as a child, writing songs at the age of 12, getting behind the decks by 14 and getting infatuated with programming and producing at 16 – an impressive childhood gives evidence of a rarely found drive in the 29-year old Berliner.

Having been in the game for over half of his life, Ridha has established himself as one of the most distinguished electronic artists in the scene.   Having played in the world’s biggest stages alongside the most well-known DJs, he is considered one of the best not only technically but also as a  showman. The mindtwisting album introduced earlier this month is a testament to how brilliant the german wunderkind actually is.