Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Red Live @ USA


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Red Live @ USA CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Manikin Records, 2017 This double EP-album comprises three long excepts of music by the trio as they crossed the pond in 2012 to play several live gigs in Princeton and Philadelphia at The Gatherings, Star’s End radio show and Echoes radio. The variation I missed on the studio release is not present…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Green


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Green CD, Manikin Records, 2015 “Green” sees a further continuation of the band’s “color-series”, featuring music played live in concert at their Repelen-venue and during rehearsals in 2015. The 73-minute release merges classic Berlin School infused music and contemporary electronics into a melodic-oriented excursions where influences of trance, minimalist and atmospheric ambient shine through as well. Each of…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Red


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Red CD, Manikin Records, 2012 The music that makes up the 67-minute BKS-release “Red” is no other than classic Berliner School music, but executed in a rather minimal structure and (in my opinion distinct) slow transforming manner. This and the fact the cd only contains three lengthy tracks makes it difficult though to distinguish enough variation to keep…

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Bas B. Broekhuis – The Escher Drawings


Release data: Bas B. Broekhuis – The Escher Drawings CD, Synteam/Groove Unlimited, 1991/2004 Bas Broekhuis belongs to the Eindhovense School of electronic musicians such as Ron Boots, Eric van der Heijden, Niko Olofsen and Ad van Gerven. Together with Ron Boots he founded the Synteam label in 1990, and also joined the KLEM-subdivision KLONE that pushed him to release his music. With “The Escher Drawings”,…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – In Repelen


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – In Repelen CD & DVD, Manikin Records, 2010 “Repelen” is the first dvd from the trio Broekhuis/Keller/Schönwälder, which sees them perform in familiar location, the Church in the German village Repelen where they played several times previously. For the occasion, they also invited several guest musicians such as Raughi Ebert, Eva and Thomas Kagermann, and even a choir…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Repelen 3


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Repelen 3 CD, Manikin Records, 2010 After more than 15 years and a lot of live recordings, the trio Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder comes up with “Repelen 3”. The outcome was recorded at Detlef’s studio in October and November 2009, and sees the trio accompanied by Thomas Kagermann (violin) and Raugi Ebert (e-guitar), both known from the BKS-concerts….

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