Schönwälder & Rothe – Filter-Kaffee 101


Release data: Schönwälder & Rothe – Filter-Kaffee 101 CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, SynGate, 2011 “Filter-Kaffee 101” is the first collaborative project by Mario Schönwälder & Frank Rothe, who composed the music for this album between 2007 and 2011. The 66-minute outcome, presented as eight different “cups”, is melodic and rhythmic sequencer music featuring lots of vintage sound textures and warm solos hovering over them. Its mellow and…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – In Repelen


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – In Repelen CD & DVD, Manikin Records, 2010 “Repelen” is the first dvd from the trio Broekhuis/Keller/Schönwälder, which sees them perform in familiar location, the Church in the German village Repelen where they played several times previously. For the occasion, they also invited several guest musicians such as Raughi Ebert, Eva and Thomas Kagermann, and even a choir…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Repelen 3


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Repelen 3 CD, Manikin Records, 2010 After more than 15 years and a lot of live recordings, the trio Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder comes up with “Repelen 3”. The outcome was recorded at Detlef’s studio in October and November 2009, and sees the trio accompanied by Thomas Kagermann (violin) and Raugi Ebert (e-guitar), both known from the BKS-concerts….

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Blue


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Blue CD, Manikin Records, 2009 As the trio explains on the cd-cover, Blue marks the second part of their “Theory of Colours” series (the first was “Orange” in 2007), of which the music is taken from concerts given in 2007 and 2008. The cd contains three lengthy chill-out tracks. The 23-minute “Blue One” remains quiet and rather minimal…

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Rainbow Serpent / Fanger & Schönwälder – Elektrik Cowboys


Release data: Rainbow Serpent / Fanger & Schönwälder – Elektrik Cowboys CD, Ricochet Dream, 2009 “Elektrik Cowboys” comprises live improvised music, recorded live during the Ricochet Gathering in Montana in August 2007. The 63-minute album is nicely kicked off by Rainbow Serpent (aka the German duo Gerd Wienekamp and Frank Specht), which show their mastery in carefully unwinding compelling and beautifully pulsating analogue electronics in…

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Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Live @ Dorfkirche Repelen 2


Release data: Broekhuis, Keller & Schönwälder – Live @ Dorfkirche Repelen 2 CD, Manikin Records, 2008 This release by the well-known trio Bas Broekhuis, Detled Keller and Mario Schönwälder is a double live album, which sees the musicians play with Raughi Ebert (electric and acoustic guitar) and Thomas Kagermann (violin) during a concert on January 20th 2008 at the Dorfkirche Repelen. “Lanes of the Lord”…

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