Bernd Kistenmacher – Disintegration


Release data: Bernd Kistenmacher – Disintegration CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, MIRecords, 2017 The last two decades quite a few EM albums have seen the light of day concerning global environmental problems, the dangers of nuclear power and the ongoing destruction of nature caused by humans. German synthesist Bernd Kistenmacher added his first two cents already with his 2014-album “Paradise” and now with the follow-up “Disintegration”. Next to…

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Bernd Kistenmacher – Utopia


Release data: Bernd Kistenmacher – Utopia CD, Groove Unlimited, 2013 For the project “Utopia”, Mr Kistenmacher invited four different artists (most notably Thorsten Quaeschning on guitar) to establish the outcome. The recording is a different cup of tea compared to his previous work, already ending up in a inconsistent jam session of keys, guitar and violin on the 24-minute opener “We Need a New Utopia”….

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Bernd Kistenmacher – Antimatter


Release data: Bernd Kistenmacher – Antimatter CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Mellowjet Records, 2012 It was great to see Berliner-based composer Bernd Kistenmacher re-emerge in the electronic music scene a couple of years back with “Celestial Movements”, followed by “Beyond the Deep”. With “Antimatter”, Bernd adds the final chapter to his “Trilogy of the Universe”, which features typical Kistenmacher-music but now with an emphasis on the contemporary classical…

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Bernd Kistenmacher – Beyond the Deep


Release data: Bernd Kistenmacher – Beyond the Deep CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Mellowjet Records, 2010 After many albums dedicated to or inspire by outer space, “Beyond The Deep” takes a dive into the inner space world and wonders of sea life. The album and its music were premiered at Planetarium Bochum on June 12. So what does this fictional musical exploration of the deep sea and the…

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Bernd Kistenmacher – Celestial Movements


Release data: Bernd Kistenmacher – Celestial Movements CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Mellowjet Records, 2009 It seemed Bernd Kistenmacher had retired from electronic music after 2001, having previously comprised most of his privately released music in the box-set “My Little Universe”. In 2008 however, rumours said he was working on a possible new album. It eventually ended up in a live concert in October in Paris (which should…

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Bernd Kistenmacher – Un viaggio attraverso l’Italia


Release data: Bernd Kistenmacher – Un viaggio attraverso l’Italia CD, BSC/Prudence, 2001 “Un Viaggio attraverso l’Italia” is the outcome of several visits Bernd Kistenmacher made to Italy during spring and summer 2000. The album contains his performance, which at first glance already made an honest and lush impression on me. Of course one cannot deny some faint influences from the Berliner School of electronic music,…

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