Jacob Korn

Uncanny House – Interview for RBMA

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  Jacob Korn has kept busy since his graduation from the 2007 Academy. After releasing singles with labels such as Running Back, Permanent Vacation and his own collaborative Uncanny Valley; winning Dresden’s Advancement Award Förderpreis; and operating kinetic technology workshops with children, today he releases his first album under his own name, titled You & Me. (You can stream the entire album viaResident Advisor.) Philip Sherburne gets the full story. As electronic dance music has metastasised recently, particularly in the United States, many have noted the irony that there seems very little actual dancing happening at the…read more

DJ-Set at Beats In Space NYC

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  After playing in SF, at Mutek Montreal and New York City Jacob took the chance to stop by at the Beats In Space Radio show with Tim Sweeney. There’s a lot of new material in the mix including the title track of the forthcoming album and two new pieces forPermanent Vacation. Jacob speaks about his album and his actual projects.   Click the image or the LINK to head over to the BIS Radio website to download the recording. Beats in Space Radio Pt 1 with: Jacob Korn 1. J. M.F. (Jacob /…read more

Video-Feature from „Slices“ 01-12 is online

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„Dresden has quite a lot going thru it in terms of electronic music. In particular its the label Uncanny Valley that really sticks out from the pack. One of their most notable producers is the multi-media-artist Jacob Korn…“ Thx to the slices team for the nice interview. More Slices features: www.electronicbeats.net/tv/slices  


Interview for Sound:Frame Festival (Vienna)

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Musical seeds sower: Talking with Jacob Korn Besides his actual profession on the interface of audio, visual and dance Jacob Korn has also been producing electronic music for what seems like an eternity. Born to parents with progressive dispositions and a record collection to match the path that led him to the 2007 edition of the Red Bull Music Academy in Toronto had long been paved. Early in his career he combined Hip Hop and Techno with elements of Jazz and weird electronics under the moniker Granufunk. Under his civil…read more

„IT“ in top 50 of Groove 134

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„IT“ is # 13 in GROOVE CHARTS März/April 2012 Top 50 Singles Pachanga Boys – Girlcatcher – Hippie Dance Kevin Saunderson – Future (feat. Inner City) – Defected Wincent Kunth – MDR 008 – MDR Juju & Jordash/Morphosis – Dekmantel Anniversary Series Part 1 – Dekmantel Chicago Skyway – Londinium – Uzuri Marcel Dettmann – Landscape – Music Man Todd Terje – It´s the Arps – Smalltown Supersound Audiojack feat. Kevin Knapp – Stay Glued – Gruuv Big Strick – Timeless – 7 Days Ent. Locked Groove – Rooted – Hotflush Audision – Up And Away…read more

dresdens furtherance award 2012

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 We already told you: this guy Jacob Korn is a talented fella! The Dresden-hailing producer was responsible for one of 2011’s most irresistible techno tracks, and thevideo that came alongside his single ‚She‘ left us rather impressed. And it seems as if the Uncanny Valley collective member won’t slow down in the new year: his hometown, the city of Dresden, is now honoring his efforts with its furtherance award 2012. The award includes prize money of 5,000 Euros and will be awarded on March 17th at Festspielhaus Hellerau. Since 1993, the prize honors the artistic…read more

new podcast for juno plus.

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We close proceedings on a successful first year for our podcast series with a mix of fine house music from one of our favourite exponents in the art: Jacob Korn. Perhaps the most lauded artist from the Dresden collective Uncanny Valley, it’s fair to say Jacob has enjoyed a superlative 2011, adding further to a widespread reputation for satisfyingly detailed and musically complex approach to deep house. This reputation was of course established with some finely judged releases across labels such as Dolly, Running Back and of course Uncanny Valley….read more