Robert Schroeder – New Frequencies Vol. 3


Release data: Robert Schroeder – New Frequencies Vol. 3 CD, News Music, 2018 The third volume in the series (kicked off in 2010) sees Robert Schroeder moving further into the domain of contemporary up-tempo, melodic electronics with various vocal samples along a distinct groovy as well as loungy touch. Its lushness and airiness also remind slightly of the 12 inches he once made, but now…

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Robert Schroeder – D.MO Vol. 4 Harmonic Decadence


Release data: Robert Schroeder – D.MO Vol. 4 Harmonic Decadence CD, Spheric Music, 2017 Some long-time and avid Em-fans may remember German synthesist Robert Schroeder once contributed a track called “Harmonic Decadence” to Inkey$ No. 2 cassette (1983). The track is actually just a part of a larger sonic canvas composed in 1979 -for which Robert only used his self-built monophonic synthesizers and sequencers- and…

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Robert Schroeder – Velocity


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Velocity CD, Spheric Music, 2017 Although “Velocity” is a release of contemporary and general-melodic instrumental electronics, it also sees Robert wander back to several of his classic roots that marked the start of his EM-career back in 1979. Besides some catchy melodies and a few mellow sounding solos, the 64-minute “Velocity” features seven sequencer-driven and texture-based works, a blend aptly…

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Robert Schroeder – Floating Music


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Floating Music LP/CD, Innovative Communications/Racket Records, 1980 The cosmic music that was released in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s has a special significance and flavor to many. German composer Robert Schroeder jumped on that wagon around 1979 by introducing his highly acclaimed debut “Harmonic Ascendant”. For his music he applied custom-build electronic instruments along acoustic instruments and received some fine help…

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Robert Schroeder – Dream Access


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Dream Access CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spheric Music, 2015 With “Dream Access”, Robert Schroeder stays close to his signature sound, playing lush solos and creating melodic/moody spheres without getting the least complicated. It’s nice though to see the composer try a few new things, such as the less structured, more atmospheric-oriented “SpacePort” featuring nice choir pads, a slow evolving sequence and lots…

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Robert Schroeder – Flavour of the Past


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Flavour of the Past CD, Spheric Music, 2015 Now here’s an album that put a slight smile on my face, as it comprises various single and/or commissioned tracks from Mr Schroeder that ended up on samplers, including those he delivered for concept albums of IC and Cue Records. Some of these pieces on “Flavour of the Past” have a special…

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