René Splinter – Frames


Release data: René Splinter – Frames CD, Groove Unlimited, 2014 After listening to “Frames”, I’m impressed by the confident attitude and the solid way this Dutch composer has accomplished this nice follow-up on his very strong and successful album “Modern Ruins”. Most of all, the 57-minute/8-track sonic canvas stays true to the artist’s beliefs and vision, not hiding the influence of Johannes Schmoelling and melodic…

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René Splinter – Modern Ruins


Release data: René Splinter – Modern Ruins CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 2013 With his album “Singularities”, René Splinter showed a remarkable talent in the world of contemporary electronic music, although the music of Johannes Schmoelling and ‘80’s TD were (and still are) big influences. Fresh fruit in a similar, still engaging style is presented on the 62-minute concept –album “Modern Ruins”, taking off melodically and…

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René Splinter – Singularities


Release data: René Splinter – Singularities CD, Groove Unlimited, 2012 On his previous albums, Dutchman René Splinter already proved he has a lot of talent to offer. So it came to no surprise, for me at least, that this release is now put out as a factory-pressed release by Groove Unlimited. Oncemore, René doesn’t hide his core inspiration in his music (TD’s 80’s music along…

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René Splinter – Transit Realities


Release data: René Splinter – Transit Realities CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Mellowjet Records, 1992-2010 “Transit Realities” offers 10 tracks of sequencer-based melodic music dealing with journeys through both the real world and the virtual equivalent. Recorded in 1992 and 1993, the music ended up being shelved without being released, but fortunately was re-discovered by the Dutch composer in recent years and reworked in the digital domain. Soundwise,…

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