Stephen Parsick – Cryotainer – music for gasometers


Release data: Stephen Parsick – Cryotainer – music for gasometers CD-R, Private Release, 2007 As the titled already suggests, the 64 minutes of long form music found on “Cryotainer” is of a frosty and cold nature. It is in fact a live recording of a concert performed in Oberhausen at the Gasometer (an abandoned industrial gas tank) in November 2007. Stephen recorded the resonance and…

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Stephen Parsick – Deltaplan – muziek voor polders


Release data: Stephen Parsick – Deltaplan – muziek voor polders CD-R, Private Release, 2006 Stephen states in the press sheet that the music (he actually calls it his “water album”) for this cd began to take shape as he was rehearsing with Phelios for the live music which later would end up on “It always rains in Wuppertal”. The lap steel guitar is featured as…

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Phelios & Parsick – It Always Rains In Wuppertal


Release data: Phelios & Parsick – It Always Rains In Wuppertal CD-R, Private Release, 2006 This recording contains the live concert these two musicians gave in Wuppertal on November 24, 2006. Phelios, a dark ambient project by Martin Stuertzer, and Stephen Parsick (who got to know each other through a German synthesizer forum) both played one solo set and ended the performance with a collaborative…

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Stephen Parsick – Schwartzschild – music for planetariums


Release data: Stephen Parsick – Schwartzschild – music for planetariums CD-R, Private Release, 2007 I’ve always been a fan of space music, so when Stephen Parsick send me a copy of his very limited release “Schwartzschild”, I almost knew I would love it (and in fact I wasn’t the least disappointed). The album was recorded in January/February 2007 at Stephen’s own Zwischenraum studio, and is…

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Stephen Parsick – Tektonik – music for earthquakes


Release data: Stephen Parsick – Tektonik – music for earthquakes CD-R, Private Release, 2006 Many will know German musician Stephen Parsick as one half of the dark ambient duo [‘ramp]. Between September 2004 and January 2006 he created the first recordings of the 57 minute, deep ambient album “Tektonik” in his private studio, a concept album of slow morphing ambient textures, loops and drones. The…

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Stephen Parsick – Gronland – music for glaciers


Release data: Stephen Parsick – Gronland – music for glaciers CD-R, Private Release, 2006 While Stephen Parsick was finishing up his album “Teknonik” in January/February 2006, he decided to use the remaining tracks for a second “geological album”: “Gronland”. This concept album contains 65 minutes of improvised, highly cinematic soundscape music, composed in a period Stephen was checking out some new gear he had bought….

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