Zanov – Chaos Islands


Release data: Zanov – Chaos Islands CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2020 Zanov’s sixth album “Chaos Islands” takes inspiration by the chaos theory and contains seven electronic vignettes blending the simple and complex while the listener can expect the unexpected. Still rooted firmly in characteristic Zanov’s edged sound design, the sequence-driven, symphonic-angled, partly melodic outcome features various most peculiar twists and psychedelic hooks. Harmonic isn’t an…

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Zanov – Open Worlds (live at Synthfest 2017)


Release data: Zanov – Open Worlds (live at Synthfest 2017) DVD, Private Release, 2017 This audio-visual release –limited to 100 numbered and autographed copies- documents Pierre Salkazanov’s performance at Nante’s Synthfest 2017 which was accompanied by beautiful cyberworld graphics as backdrop. The 60-minute disc contains tracks from the studio album “Open Worlds” mingled with two new themes. Characteristic Zanov sound design is all over the place…

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Zanov – Moebius 256301 (40th Anniversary edition)


Release data: Zanov – Moebius 256301 (40th Anniversary edition) CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 1977/2017 Zanov, strongly influenced by his own scientific background, always attempted to connect some scientific concepts such as chaos theory, fractals and complexity theory with his music. Its influence appeared in 1977 while experimenting with some three counts patterns sequencers that changed almost unnoticed to four counts pattern sequences and reverse. This…

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Zanov – Green Ray


Release data: Zanov – Green Ray CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 1976/2016 The mid seventies experienced the emergence of electronic music from the progressive soundscapes with those (short) keyboard solos or before unheard sound effects evolving into interesting full length albums. Although not pigeonholed yet, the new music attracted the attention of a new generation of creative talents keen to explore new possibilities with a new…

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Zanov – Open Worlds


Release data: Zanov – Open Worlds CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Zanov Music, 2016 It is not unusual to put an idea or project on hold with the intent of returning, but when the gap is a three decades long musical hiatus there is no set formula on how to restart the musical journey. For Zanov, the bridging link came in the form of an unfinished concept sketched…

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Zanov – Virtual Future


Release data: Zanov – Virtual Future CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Zanov Music, 2014 The fans of vintage electronic music may be in for a surprise to find out legendary French synthesist Zanov, aka Pierre Salkazanov, has resurfaced recently after “disappearing” 30 years ago. Much has change since, but the pioneering/progressive electronic composer of the old days once made a promise to himself to finalise work on an…

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