Thorsten Quaeschning’s Picture Palace Music – Remnants


Release data: Thorsten Quaeschning’s Picture Palace Music – Remnants CD, Groove Unlimited, 2013 What I got here is the 60-minute original soundtrack album Mr Quaeschning made for the “Remnants” (a beautifully shot documentary of time lapse cine photography about the rise and fall of the Neolithic civilization of Britain) by accomplished UK- cinematographer Grant Wakefield. As many have also experienced on the many PPM-albums, multi-instrumentalist…

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Picture Palace Music – Somnambulistic Tunes


Release data: Picture Palace Music – Somnambulistic Tunes CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Manikin Records, 2004/2007 For this release, Thorsten Quaeschning has chosen to compose a neo/classical work of cinematic music, all inspired by Robert Wienes (over 80 years old) silent vintage movie “Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari”. Still, there’s quite a bunch of electronics involved in the creation of “Somnabulistic Tunes”, for which he also invited two…

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Picture Palace Music – Indulge the Passion


Release data: Picture Palace Music – Indulge the Passion CD, Groove Unlimited, 2012 “Indulge the Passion” is the second cd by Picture Palace Music on the established Groove Unlimited label containing 75 minutes of post-rock and contemporary electronica. Contrary to PPM’s energetic concerts, the music on their cds are at a lower volume level, leaving room for more detail, the large range of instruments and…

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Picture Palace Music – Metropolis Poetry


Release data: Picture Palace Music – Metropolis Poetry CD, Eastgate, 2010 “Metropolis Poetry” is another cinematic concept album by Thorsten Quaeschning, inspired by Frits Lang’s classic non-verbal movie “Metropolis”, realized in 2005, 2008 and 2011. Once more, their electronic-post-rock stays close to the output of Tangerine Dream from the begin and mid ’90’s, while at the same time aptly translating Mr Langs vision of the…

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Picture Palace Music – Midsummer


Release data: Picture Palace Music – Midsummer CD, Groove Unlimited, 2010 All who attended the band’s concert at “E-Live 2010” could hear a good portion of this album, which was played enthusiastically, very loud and in high-rocking mode. At that occasion, Thorsten Quaeschning & co. pulled off some electronic post-rock with a catchy bite, in which powerful drums and fierce guitar parts took centre stage…

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Picture Palace Music – Curriculum Vitae I (The Aside Ones)


Release data: Picture Palace Music – Curriculum Vitae I (The Aside Ones) CD, Ricochet Dream, 2009 June 2009 saw the release of “Curriculum Vitae I”, a compilation cd by Picture Palace Music, the music project by Thorsten Quaeschning (from Tangerine Dream-fame). Subtitled “music for compilation rates and personal data sheets”, the cd contains tracks recorded between 2006 and 2008 which all have a strong cinematic…

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