Various Artists – Analogy 2


Release data: Various Artists – Analogy 2 CD, Groove Unlimited, 2006 In 2005 under the title “Analogy, Volume 1”, a compilation cd came out with unreleased material from a lot of interesting electronic musicians. The assignment was to create a piece only using analog equipment. This was a success, hence now a second cd is released (well, the title “Volume 1” already indicated this of…

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Lisa Walker – Grooved Whale


Release data: Lisa Walker – Grooved Whale CD, Private Release, 2001 Canadian-born musician Lisa Walker has a peculiar fascination for humpback whales and their natural environment. So she made lots of recordings with a hydrophone, capturing the amatizing, broad repertoire of communication patterns of these huge animals, combining them with environmental sounds, and integrated all this into some highly inspired ambient music dedicated to this…

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Ad van Gerven – Hatching


Release data: Ad van Gerven – Hatching CD, Cue Records NL, 1992 Ad van Gerven was one of the electronic musicians living in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, who participated in the KLEM subsection KLONE at the start of the ‘90. In 1989 he made his first electronic compositions, resulting in two tracks (“Etude” and “Etude 2”) on the Synteam sampler mc “Cycles of Nature”. This was…

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The Lab – Homodigitalis


Release data: The Lab – Homodigitalis CD, Neuronium Records, 2003 “Homodigitalis” is the debut-album of the Spanish duo The Lab, aka Miguel Lázaro & José Corredera, assisted by image-expert Bernardo Rivavelarde. The latter was responsible for the nice visuals on the separately released dvd. This cd contains the music for the same audiovisual show, which is touring through Europe and abroad. The music is what…

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Jeffrey Koepper – Etherea


Release data: Jeffrey Koepper – Etherea CD, Air Space Records, 2006 Jeffrey Koepper has been making electronic music since 1985 and has played in two groups, Pure Gamma and Immortal respectively, before starting this solo-effort. During these years he has collected a proper and varied collection of analogue devices and fine synths to finally create this stunning debut. “Etherea” offers in depth positive as reflective…

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Stephen Bacchus – Etherium


Release data: Stephen Bacchus – Etherium CD-R, Akasa, 2006 Stephen Bacchus is the alter ego of Grant Mackay, president of the Canadian Oasis label. “Etherium”, released on the Oasis sublabel Akasa, consists of six music meditations for reaching inner space. So await slowly floating layers of soundtextures, tape loops and some high sounding accents, all breathing a sedate and harmonic impact. “Winter’s Way” features a…

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