Märtini Brös

Michael Pagliosa & Clemens Kahlcke, aka Märtini Brös, are celebrating 10 years of dysfunctionnal pop. It’s one of the best electronic group coming from Germany but nobody seems to notice it.

What turns you on?
Mike : Feedbacks.
Cle: Tongue in ear.

What is your favorite word?
Mike : Schnukke.
Cle : Love.

What sound or noise do you love?
Mike : Bootsy Collins bass.
Cle: Moog´s minimoog : analogue and broken.

Have you driven anyone insane?
Mike : Our audience.
Cle: Yeah ! And sometimes each other.

Have you ever made a practice of confusing people?
Mike : Can’t say cause I don’t know.
Cle: Of course ! All the time. That´s part of my life conception ; )

What should everyone shut up about?
Mike : Religion.
Cle: How everything was so much better, when they were young.

What advice should you have taken, but did not?
Mike : Learning french.
Cle: ” Hey guys, don´t forget to install security alarm in your studio! “

What is your vital daily ritual?
Mike : Homemade fresh juice.
Cle: Pink dogs for breakfast.

What do you fear most?
Mike : 10 seconds before the gig.
Cle: Getting lost.

How would you like to die?
Mike : With a kiss.
Cle: Explode.

What is your earliest memory?
Mike : Getting stoned by sniffing ether in a hospital when I was five.
Cle: Saturday afternoons in our flat in west-berlin with applecake/cream and premier league football on the radio.

Do you collect anything?
Mike : Hoovers.
Cle: Dust.

A fundamental thinker?
Mike : About what ?
Cle: I´d like to think less…

What is your most recent extravagance?
Mike : Playing with the Strings Of Love Orchestra at the Love Parade 2008 (see www.maertinibroes.de).
Cle: Buying london for one pound. Oh wait – that was just a dream : ((

What five words best describe you?
Mike : Warmhearted, passionate, bitchy, ambitious, lazy.
Cle : man, tall, bearded, calm, humorous.

What is your worst addiction?
Mike : Love.
Cle : TV series.

What were you doing at midnight last night?
Mike : bookkeeping.
Cle : Buying London for one pound.

Who is your worst enemy?
Mike : Money.
Cle : bookkeeping.

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Mike : Mr Spock.
Cle : Sgt. Pepper.

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Mike : George Clinton (Parliament).
Cle: Women.

Who would you have liked to be?
Mike : Angus Young
Cle: The man who saved the earth and then exploded right after.


  1. The collecting dust answer is by far the best answer anyone gave to that particular question. And yes, more people should wise up regarding Martini Bros.



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