Hashtronaut – Bottle Universe


Release data: Hashtronaut – Bottle Universe CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Flightlog Restricted Recordings, 2006 “Bottle Universe” is the second album of by Michael Daniel, who goes by the name of Hashtronaut. Well, this guy knows what he’s doing as his attractive Berlin School inspired space music contains some catchy solo’s and sequencing which strongly resemble those of Klaus Schulze. Although the cover of the promo-copy I got…

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Hashtronaut – The Lambda Variant


Release data: Hashtronaut – The Lambda Variant CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Flightlog Restricted Recordings, 2006 Hashtronaut is the artist name of UK-based synthesist/guitarist Michael Daniel. His fifth album “The Lambda Variant” comprises two lengthy pieces of 26 and 24 minutes each, both heavily influenced by the Berliner School style of Klaus Schulze. The title track starts out smoothly with bell tones and repetitive motivs, ending up in…

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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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