Seetyca – Trances


Release data: Seetyca – Trances CD, Winter-Light, 2019 Here’s one for those who dig long, continuous strings of soundscapes as expansive, inspired and deep drone worlds are on the menu on Seetyca’s “Trances”, a kind of follow-up of “Zwischenwelten”. The 60-minute organic-spiced aural space is long and continuous flow of sound a blend of electronics, wind instruments and acoustic elements immersing into an alienating, profound mysterious…

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Maria Warner – Metamorphosis


Release data: Maria Warner – Metamorphosis CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Neu Harmony, 2018 I don’t have a clue who might be the skilled musician (according the label a musician who has been on the Em-scene for almost 30 years) hiding behind the Maria Warner moniker. But so far all recordings I heard from this guy rank far above average. On “Metamorphosis”–the artists own inspiration of Kafka’s story…

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Patrick Kosmos – Mindscapes


Release data: Patrick Kosmos – Mindscapes CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 1987/2019 Originally released privately around 1986/1987 on cassette, “Mindscapes” was later also included in “The Chronicles” cd-r box set. “Mindscapes” is Patrick Kosmos’ second album receiving a long-awaited release as factory-pressed cd. What we got here is a very nicely rendered, slow evolving melodic/atmospheric album with its own cosmic sound signature besides various 70’s TD sounds featured…

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Kurtz Mindfields – Gate to a new Dimension


Release data: Kurtz Mindfields – Gate to a new Dimension (Trans Aural 3D Xperience) CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Electrik Dream, 2018/2019 Work for the music of “Gate to a new Dimension” started in 2012 with the desire to record a vast range of legendary synthesizers. For this purpose Jean-Luc Briançon (aka Kurtz Mindfields) visited and played the vintage synth collections of Oliver Grall among those of others…

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Glyn Lloyd-Jones – Mindmusic


Release data: Glyn Lloyd-Jones – Mindmusic DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 1984/2013 In an interview I conducted in November 2008, this composer talked about his first steps in music, finally being able to build a bridge between the electronics side and the musical side in the early ‘80s. Using a self-built modular analogue synthesizer with 16-note sequencer built-in, a self-built polyphonic ‘string’ synthesizer, an 8-note analogue sequencer,…

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Sequentia Legenda – Over There


Release data: Sequentia Legenda – Over There CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2019 Since his fine debut “Blue Dream” in 2014, French synthesist Laurent Schieber made his own personal journey through electronic music, most notably composing his own extended vision of the classic Berlin School style of the mid 70’s until the mid ‘80’s in particular. “Over There” sees a culmination of that passion as is…

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