curtains up for a new power trio: bass player massimo pupillo (zu. laniakea). drummer alexandre babel (sudden infant) and caspar brÃ–.tzmann on guitar. as the title -live at the candy bomber studios. vol.1- indicates. this album is the first cut from an inspired recording meeting. raw energy. full focus and three instrumentalists at the peak of their skills who blend noise rock. drone and improvisation into 2 relentless epic pieces. the line-up consists of massimo pupillo. bass player in zu. laniakeaand countless other constellations anddrummer alexandre babel who is a prolific player in the experimental / contemporary field (artistic director of swiss percussion group eklekto. member ofkammerensemble neue musik berlin. soloist and has performed a.o. with otomo yoshihide and keiji haino) and a steady member of the noise band sudden infant. and last but not least there s caspar brÃ–.tzmann on guitar who gainedhigh reputation as one of the most radical guitarists around. admired by acclaimed artists like thurston moore (-probably one of the best guitarists i ve ever met!-)and stephen o malley. a powerful unit. recorded live in the studio by ingo krauss who had already worked with brÃ–.tzmann on the caspar brÃ–.tzmann massaker albums -der abend der schwarzen folklore- and -koksofen-.
adballons (made-up word from ”advertising balloon”) was a duo formed in tokyo and active only between 1986-88. equipped with some gear (casio cz-5000. teisco s-110f. roland mc-202. roland tr-909. korg kpr-77) and influenced by the music of d.a.f. kosmonautentraum. tommi stumpff. propaganda. the flowerpot men. cassandra complex. this heat. the pop group. spk and laibach. they released just one 7” in 1987 and played some shows in local clubs before disappear and become part of the obscure and inscrutable japanese underground scene. limited to 270 copies on 10” vinyl including the four original studio. everything remastered from the original reel-to-reel tape. each copy comes with a obi strip. an insert with some photos/lyrics/credits and a numbered card.
thomas leer is an innovative electronic musician from port glasgow. scotland. he began singing for a local band at age 13. and was writing his own music by 18. by 1977. he had moved to london. where he fronted pressure. a clash-esque punk group with fellow experimental scottish musician robert rental. after hearing kraftwerk. leer became interested in synthesizers – not long after. he was exploring the experimental techniques of eno. zappa. beefheart. faust. and can. in 1978. thomas released his first single. private plane / international . on his own oblique records that we reissued in 2015. 1979 is a 14-song collection spread across two pieces of vinyl clocking in at 70 minutes. leer says. 1979 was a great year for making music.
gatefold 2x12 inch lp + download! psychedelic sound scapes. reverb and melodic vocals as well as a pulsating energy all that is the typical characteristics of solingen based quartett blackberries. since their debut music for the night was released in 2012 the band was touring across germany – amongst headliner shows and festivals. the musicians also shared the stage with acts such as imagine dragons. bastille. pond or toy. moreover they kept writing new songs. which will be released on their long awaited second record greenwich mean time. the double vinyl contains the matured blackberries sound. carefree 60s and neo-psychedelic combined with kraut rock. dark acid-folk and the very own blackberries touched melodies create a record full of atmosphere
belle alliance is the second studio album by german electronic music group ashra. released in 1980. it is the follow up to correlations from 1979 with the same band members: manuel göttsching (guitar. synthesizer. sequencer) . lutz ulbrich (guitar. synthesizer. piano. mellotron) . harald grosskopf (drums. percussion. synthesizer). the two albums released before under the name of ashra: new age of earth and blackouts (released under the name) had actually been manuel göttsching’s solo albums.
king champion sounds deliver a blistering 10 inch album with free cd (incl. 2 bonus tracks) inside that combines a hypnotic krautedelic / dub / minimalist / electronica tunes with a sugarshit sharp wordsmith in his element. g.w.sok (former lyricist / singer for the ex) has never been in better form. the band. led by ajay saggar. close ranks hard to deliver the tightest and most exciting palette of music you will hear all year. they combine the grit and grind of the best of post rock underground with the swinging horns of africa in an astonishing whole.
wir freuen uns die veröffentlichung eines weiteren holger czukay re-release mit tracks und remixes der platten der osten ist rot & rome remains rome verkünden zu dürfen. das 10 inch doppel vinyl erscheint im klappcover.
forma (mark dwinell. sophie lam. & george bennett) emerged on the nyc minimal synth scene in 2010 with a singular vision of cosmic krautrock for a new age. on their eponymous debut lp. the brooklyn-based electronics trio merges the melodic flow and primitive rhythms of their motorik predecessors with the hypnotic drones of minimalism. creating an intricate work both addicting and rewarding with repeat listens. like many of the lp s eleven tracks. the churning and relentless forma237b draws its energy from a precarious equilibrium between structural rigidity and free improvisation. a dynamic at the heart of forma’s universe. with lush. distant soundscapes as interludes between these peaks. forma’s inaugural full-length is a harmonious and expansive expression of the enduring power of kosmische musik.