Free System Projekt & Terje Winther – Spoon Forest


Release data: Free System Projekt & Terje Winther – Spoon Forest CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2018 At the start of the ‘70s Tangerine Dream created some impressive soundworlds and haunting atmospheres on “Phaedra” and “Rubycon”. A similar aural spirit is found on “Spoon Forest”, a 70-minute recording featuring three 20-minute tracks for which Marcel, Ruud and Terje each were in charge of the sequencers on…

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Free System Projekt – Five Suns


Release data: Free System Projekt – Five Suns CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2017 With the double album “Five Suns” Dutch duo Ruud Heij and Marcel Engels (aka Free System Project) continue their journey through vast Berlin School wastelands. The album concept is based on the Aztecs creation myth, a continuous cycle of creations and destructions called suns. The myth which tells the story of the…

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Free System Projekt – Protoavis


Release data: Free System Projekt – Protoavis CD, Quantum Records, 2004 On “Protoavis”, Dutch trio Marcel Engels, Frank van der Wel & Ruud Heij (aka Free System Project), take the listener back to the vintage sound featured on TD’s classics “Phaedra” and “Rubycon”. During the 75-minute cosmic ride its three expansive pieces -one live excerpt, two studio tracks- we find the same aural veil of…

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Free System Projekt & Gert Emmens – Legacy


Release data: Free System Projekt & Gert Emmens – Legacy CD, Private Release, 2011 The factory-pressed cd “Legacy” comprises three concert recordings made at two different locations. The almost 50-minute “Heritage”, recorded at The Ricochet Gathering in October 2010, kicks things off in the engaging and full retro-mode as we know so well from Free System Project. The music is heavily influenced by TD’s begin…

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Free System Projekt, Brendan Pollard, Hashtronaut – Mind Out of Time


Release data: Free System Projekt, Brendan Pollard, Hashtronaut – Mind Out of Time CD, Acoustic Wave Records, 2010 Due to the success of the previous album“Time Out of Mind”, Brendan Pollard, Free System Project (aka Ruud Heij and Marcel Engels) and Hashtronaut (aka Michael Daniel) decided to release a second album of improvised music made by during studio sessions in Spring 2009. This became the…

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Free System Projekt, Brendan Pollard, Hashtronaut – Time Out of Mind


Release data: Free System Projekt, Brendan Pollard, Hashtronaut – Time Out of Mind CD, Acoustic Wave Records, 2009 Brendan Pollard, Free System Project (aka Ruud Heij and Marcel Engels) and Hashtronaut (aka Michael Daniel) belong to the group of consistent purveyors who keep on investigating and revisiting the realms of vintage electronics as made in the first half of the ‘70’s. “Time Out of Mind”…

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