Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hazard Records - 140706 - Music Manumit Podcast

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04_Conc.Dom_Anki Toner (Photo credit: ZEMOS 98)

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In this episode:

We talk with Anki from the netlabel Hazard Records.

Here are Doug's notes from the interview.

Anki - the only member of File Under Toner, a project with which he explores the limits of sanity in music.

And, a member of //

a bit of technical difficulties to start...but what else is new.

Where did the project names originate?

Not answered! (we’re going to try to come back to it...stay tuned)

Tell us about File Under Toner and Hazard Records!

One of the creators. Two involved now. Anki does the artistic side.

How did it begin?

Quit a band that was making CD-Rs

three electric pianos is not great, Anki says

What is “avant-garde”?

They were on a commercial label in Spain

Playing shows for 10 people

When did it become a label?

CD-R label was important in 1999.

What drew you to Creative Commons and the public domain?

Public Domain Declaration

Public Domain Mark


Who is hurt by Public Domain?

The Collection Society is hurt!

More on author’s rights: episode link

Our last interview: episode link

“shady scene”

Don’t want to get paid for music

Payment coincides with being treated well


License is more important than the music for Hazard Records


Credits were very clear. Did a robot do it?

More De La Soul stuff: de la soul's free downloads the band's long complicated copyright tangle

How often do you play?

Once every two months or so. No more festivals in Spain!

No one knows him outside Spain! Show him some love!

Solo act?

These days

Who do you do it?

CD ‘s mostly!

BYO CD! Improv!

Lots of effects...but he doesn’t use them. Some filters. All hardware, unless he is traveling overseas.

Can mix the hard drive

Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?

Lots of people in Spain

He gave us these after the show:

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?

We were thorough!

Any new releases?

15th anniversary - 6 or 7 records this year!

had to release one by himself. Negativland made available 8-track recordings.

Had to release in a rush!

He gives a bit of story about the outgoing track

Outgoing track: "Pensamiento" (by Breuss Arrizabalaga Quintet)