Serge Devadder – Taxon


Release data: Serge Devadder – Taxon CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 2018 As for Serge Devadder’s previous cds, the cover of this release features an abstract texture by abstract art painter Birgit Schweimler that somehow reminded the composer of an amphibian organism, which fits perfectly with the concept of the album. “Taxon”, as its name suggests, is heavily influenced by Serge Devadder’s fascination for comparative biology and…

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Serge Devadder – Ganda


Release data: Serge Devadder – Ganda CD, Groove Unlimited, 2016 At first glance, “Ganda” (Gent), of which the most part was recorded live in concert during Cosmic Nights in spring 2016 and taken straight from the mixing desk, seems to head toward Loren Nerell’s Gamelan-inspired music. That resemblance pops up a few more times later on, but there’s much more to the smartly crafted, shadowy…

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Serge Devadder – Cambrian


Release data: Serge Devadder – Cambrian CD, Private Release, 2014 Spacious ambient textures, loops, minimalist patterns, subtle sequencing and some treated guitar are the elements making up “Cambrian”, the first full-length album by Belgium sound artist Serge Devadder, who now resides in Germany. The opening piece with its positive, soft sparkling atmosphere immediately made me think of Erik Wollo, a thought that would pass by…

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