Stefan Erbe – Genesys


Release data: Stefan Erbe – Genesys CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Erbe Music, 2017 With “Genesys” (subtitled: a journey of virtual spacedesign and artificial intelligence) German synthesist Stefan Erbe offers his listeners an album of fresh modern space music, contemporary melodic/rhythmic electronics inspired by and committed to a cosmic theme. The slower, more spherical tracks -mostly found in the first half- don’t stray far from Ultimae’s down tempo…

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Stefan Erbe – Selectronique Debussy


Release data: Stefan Erbe – Selectronique Debussy CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Erbe Music, 2016 What you get on this recording is Debussy’s classical music taking the Tomita-avenue but executed in a contemporary “German” fashion. I actually gave the release several extra spins to make up my mind as it puzzled me the first time, but proved doing the same later on. There’s a graceful, gentle and sophisticated…

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Stefan Erbe – The Sounds of my Comfort’Sone


Release data: Stefan Erbe – The Sounds of my Comfort’Sone CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Erbe Music, 2012 “The Sounds of my Comfort’Sone” compiles 15 tracks of various projects Stefan Erbe was involved in 2011, most notable the pieces part of his monthly “Sound of Sky” planetariums-show. Sparkling energy and symphonic mellowness both apply to the outcome on “The Sounds of my Comfort’Sone” along quite some groovy currents…

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Stefan Erbe & Steve Baltes – S-thetic


Release data: Stefan Erbe & Steve Baltes – S-thetic CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Erbe Music, 2015 Intelligent, contemporary and energizing are the key words for “S-thetic”, a fine debut album by Stefan Erbe & Steve Baltes. The 70+ minute recording contains the music played in December 2014 at a concert in Planetarium Bochum. Quite danceable occasionally, the spatial sounding mood music is captivating and tuned positively, bringing…

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Stefan Erbe – 2Club Genetica


Release data: Stefan Erbe – 2Club Genetica CD, Erbe Music, 2015 This is an album for all who love contemporary electronic music incorporating slight influences of dance, chill-out and techno. Wandering through the vibrant and fresh 71-minute “2Club Genetica” (a follow-up to the 2008 “Club Genetica” release), I was reminded quite often of Schiller’s instrumental tracks. Mr Erbe’s music though presents more original hooks and…

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Stefan Erbe – Driver


Release data: Stefan Erbe – Driver CD, Erbe Music, 2010 This is my first encounter with the music of German synthesist Stefan Erbe, who describes the music as “a soundtrack for a special night drive”. From the cd booklet, I also learned the physical version of “Driver” is an extended version, containing 74-minutes/15 tracks, while the download edition contains 12 pieces. Well, when checking out…

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