Schiller – Tal des Himmels


Release data: Schiller – Tal des Himmels CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Universal, 2016 While he stayed at Sky Valley, California, German musician Schiller composed an additional album for the Ultra-Deluxe-Edition of “Future”, which is inspired by and dedicated to the power of nature. “Tal des Himmels” is a fully instrumental electronic music release presented in seven parts sounding completely different from the very mediocre outcome of the…

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Schiller – Die Einlassmusik 10


Release data: Schiller – Die Einlassmusik 10 CD, Sleepingroom Musik, 2013 Schiller’s “Die Einlassmusik 10” is an eight-track album featuring music Christopher von Deylen composed to entertain his audience before the actual concert during his 2013 “Neue Klangwelten” tour. Contrary to his regular commercial releases, no vocals or melodic tunes are featured here. Instead one gets a selection of continuous soundscape compositions dwelling in freeform…

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Schiller – Horizon


Release data: Schiller – Horizon CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Panorama/Deutsche Gramaphone, 2013 This is a bit of an unusual review, as it focusses on the album “Horizon” only, which is part of Schiller’s expensive and limited “Opus” Limited Ultra Deluxe Edition, (a four-cd-set) and not available seperately. Musically, it is way different compared to the dreary, reinterpreted classical-electronic music making up “Opus”. Lasting for 52 minutes, Mr…

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Schiller – Die Einlassmusik 8 & 9


Release data: Schiller – Die Einlassmusik 8 & 9 CD, Sleepingroom Musik, 2012 The year 2012 has been very busy for Christopher von Deylen, aka Schiller. So it’s even more surprising he found time to compose not one, but two albums of Einlassmusik to accompany his “Sonne” Live-Tour in fall of that year. Both releases each feature about 48 minutes of ambient Klanglandschaften, divided in…

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Schiller – Sonne Live


Release data: Schiller – Sonne Live CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Universal Domestic, 2013 The double-cd “Sonne Live” by Schiller, aka Christopher von Deylen, contains the full performance played at Berlins O2 World in December 2012. As on previous live-albums, Schiller and band do what the audience is expecting from them: playing an accessible and emotionally-charged set of vocal and instrumental tracks from the latest release. It’s the…

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Schiller – Sonnenwelten


Release data: Schiller – Sonnenwelten CD, Universal Domestic, 2012 Schiller’s album “Sonnenwelten”, only available in the Limited Ultra Deluxe package of “Sonne”, can be regarded as a kind of Einlassmusik-release. It’s a fully instrumental release featuring tranquil music that fits best to what most fans in our genre characterize as electronic music. Although lasting for only 37 minutes, Mr von Deylen lets his listeners journey…

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