Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground 5


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground 5 CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2019 Here’s a fine 75-minute dish of darker flavoured vintage electronics staying close to the realm of TD’s “Phaedra” and “Rubycon”. Synthesist Dirk Jan Müller once again applied his fine range of beloved analogue synths to create the moody, quite hallucinogenic outcome, weaving intense soundscape parts with sequenced sections into a cohesive journey-kindred whole….

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Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground IV


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground IV CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2018 This is Cosmic Ground’s first release containing a couple of shorter compositions aside lengthier ones which sees Dirk Jan Müller explore the still intriguing electronic sound of the ’70s and beyond further. From the start it’s clear the 78-minute “IV” pulls the listener into intense, dense vintage atmospheres that have turned out…

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Cosmic Ground – Live


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Live CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Sunhair Music, 2017 “Live” compiles a mix of the best moments of the concerts Cosmic Ground played at E-Live festival 2016 and Psychedelic Network Festival 2016. At both gigs, where Dirk Jan Müller was accompanied on stage by Horst “Sunhair” Porkert, improvised sets of music were played based or expanded upon the outcome of the first three…

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Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground III


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground III CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2016 A thorough journey into analogue heartland would be a perfect subtitle for Cosmic Ground’s third album, offering a 71-minute outcome once more loaded with a wealth of warm retro textures and sequencers and just a few glimpse of melody. “Ground Control” kicks things off with a myriad of minimal sequencer patterns that…

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Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground 2


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground 2 CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2015 From the start of this album it becomes clear this is a well rendered effort of and homage to TD’s signature sound from the “Ricochet”/ “Encore” era, with occasional hints of “Rubicon” and “Phaedra” flying by. If you’re expecting a personal nod from the composer during this vintage sound exploration, you won’t…

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Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Cosmic Ground CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 With the project Cosmic Ground, German synthesist Dirk Jan Müller decided to return to the origin of pure electronic music like he’d done in the early ’90s. In the previous 22 years, he had been a member of the psychedelic/krautrock band Electric Orange, where vintage gear and assorted electronics also played an important…

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