[‘ramp] – No Sleep ’til Wilmersdorf


Release data: [‘ramp] No sleep ’til wilmersdorf CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Doombient, 2018 “No sleep ‘til wilmersdorf” (the Berlin years 1978/79) is a 76-minute continuous aural travelogue through space and time seeing the composer remember and reflect upon his childhood spent in a village near Berlin. Besides the use of a vast range of analogue equipment, the 8-track outcome features profound mood and atmospheric music evoking melancholy…

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[‘ramp] – Synchronize or Die


Release data: [‘ramp] Synchronize or Die CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Doombient, 2017 “Synchronize or Die” (celebrating 20 years of unsolicited noise) is the result of a five year sabbatical after the release of “Astral Disaster”. It reveals a much mellower, less stark sounding pack of tracks featuring complex sequencer work along an assortment of multi-layered rhythmical patterns. Stephen Parsick elaborated on the creating process classic Michael Hoenig…

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[‘ramp] – Doombient.Two – A Declaration of War


Release data: [‘ramp] Doombient.Two – A Declaration of War CD-R, Private Release, 2006 When we talk about menacing, intense and gloomy ambient music, the output of the German project [‘ramp] has always something special to offer. In this case it’s a live-set Stephen Parsick and Frank Makowski played at the German Emil EM festival 2003, accomplished under very hard circumstances (which also lead to a…

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[‘ramp] – Astral Disaster (live at Bochum Planetarium)


Release data: [‘ramp] Astral Disaster (live at Bochum Planetarium) CD, Private Release, 2012 “Astral Disaster”, the first proper [‘ramp] live album since the release of “Oughtibridge”, is a limited edition, factory-pressed cd by German composer and sound explorer Stephen Parsick, who once more offers his fans a great and most exciting treat. It contains six new pieces of music composed especially for the Bochum Planetarium…

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[‘ramp] – Doombient.Five – Archetypes


Release data: [‘ramp] Doombient.Five – Archetypes CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2009 Every musician or music project has had its rather insecure beginning. “Archetypes” assembles 12 tracks made during the formative stages of [´ramp] in 1996 and 1997. The outcome on this release shows quite a lot of rough sonic sketches with a main part for Stephens and Franks analogue equipment. It kicks off with the…

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[‘ramp] – Return


Release data: [‘ram] Return CD, Doombient Music, 2011 For every project, Stephen Parsick has always found it a real challenge what means to use to create music and/or a specific outcome he envisioned, also when it came to the use and implementation of atmospheric recording. At the same time, he always avoided any convenient solutions along the way within the creative process. A big role…

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