limited edition 180 gram gold with black haze lp with download code included. kaziwa is the second collaboration between iranian ambient experimental composer porya hatami and superlative sound designer uwe zahnís arovane project.
synkro aka joe mcbride teams up with veteran arovane aka uwe zahn for a sublime collaborative ep on apollo. refractive (index) sees the duo exploring their shared love of broken beats and dreamy soundscapes. the pair are also connected through their affection for yamahas venerable handheld sequencer, the qy700 (also a favourite of dutch lo-fi house master legowelt) arovane a long time stalwart of the acclaimed city centre offices imprint explains: everything started with a detail in an interview with joe that grabbed my attention. i spotted a qy700 sequencer from yamaha on one photo. i used this piece of gear for decades to sequence all of my hardware and to produce my music. its part of my trademark sound of rhythm programming. one of the factors that makes the qy700 beloved is its ability to change parameters in realtime to shuffle, shift, expand or compress the timing of each pattern independently. its touch can be felt throughout the oscillating rhythmic figures that wend through the gauzy pads and drifting melodies. we share the same wavelength when it come to breakbeats, musical taste and melodies, arovane continues this ep is the beginning of something special!
we are very proud to announce that we have signed arovane aka uwe zahn for echocord. uwe is in our world a legend within the electronic music scene. he started to do releases on the old berlin labels din and city-centre-offices. he is known for being one of the best producers ever within the idm & electronica scene. back in the 90ís he listened to the music of basic channel, maurizio and fluxion a lot. this sound is timeless. in the summer of 2015 he started to record a couple of dub sounds and beats beside his collaboration work and the production of his new album. he talked to fluxion and told him about the growing project. he liked the tracks very much and connected it with echocord and the modul ep was born.
having been a long-term admirer of arovanes work, it is with some excitement that touchin bass brings you its latest release. arovane is an internationally acclaimed composer and pioneer of electronic music who has already contributed so much to the electronic scene to date. the late 90s saw his first 2 eps atol scrap for din and tides for cco which gained him a degree of notoriety and acclaim mainly in germany and then throughout the world in the idm, ambient, and electronic music scene.
n5md in conjunction with uwe zahn aka arovane has welded together an all new album comprising of tracks from as far back as 2002 and as recent of spring 2013. despite the different time periods in which the tracks were created the album sounds as if it was made in the same era/headspace and is very much in the stylistic vein of arovanes din releases. zahns ever stretching yet lurching swing-time beats envelop his signature less-is-more melodies like never before. ve palor is here, arovane is back! comes as limited edition 140g 2x12 lp plus download card (incl. three bonus tracks not available on the cd / lp).