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tsone . a sea beyond reckoning

tsone . a sea beyond reckoning

Getting into December, we are glad to receive the work of american artist Tsone. We first met him while building up our 25th release, Circles Around The World. Gladly surprised by the consistency of his oeuvre we asked Tony Obr to work out an album for Audiotalaia. Finally, here it is this A Sea Beyond Reckoning. This album has been conceived as a closed project in which all the elements forming t... Read More »

Ryan Gregory Tallman . I Swore I Heard Snow

Ryan Gregory Tallman . I Swore I Heard Snow

Ryan Gregory Tallman (b. 1977) is an electro-acoustic composer, noise artist, sound experimentalist, multi-instrumentalist and improviser. Tallman’s primary compositional focus is the manipulation and exploitation of the inherent resonant frequencies of acoustic spaces—rendering his work site specific and experiential. As a graduate from the Master of Fine Arts in Electronic Music and Recordin... Read More »

Miquel Parera Jaques . nx006 & nx007

Miquel Parera Jaques . nx006 & nx007

nx006 => Livecode. nx007 => Automatic. Livecode2automatic with minimal code. Inspired by the sctweets, I wrote three semi deterministic modules with only 140 characters, trying to make simple listening drones but, in turn, rich sound. At the time of execution. The parameters are not fixed, thus playing the file history is as like an algorithmic process. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subs... Read More »

CEZAR . M.R.I.

CEZAR . M.R.I.

No description available Reissue CDr-Album of 1999 >  If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to the RSS feed!... Read More »

Visoposiv . Vlask

Visoposiv . Vlask

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Pharmakustik . Narcolapse

Pharmakustik . Narcolapse

NARCOLAPSE 2010 is the electromorphing result of original musique-concrète-recordings developed by Siegmar Fricke between 1981 and 1985; these recordings contained sources like shortwave-radio-signals, electroacoustic material and piano-treatments. After an intense archive-research in between April and June 2010 these recordings have been assembled, dehissed and optimized in frequency response. R... Read More »

CEZAR . Artefakt

CEZAR . Artefakt

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In_CognitusBS017 . Absolv0

In_CognitusBS017 . Absolv0

“Why is my heart so full of beauty`s pain? Stop time or prolong its run Time will kill the very beauty, And my pain too, and a heart Today or tomorrow, according to plan.” – In_Cognitus If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to the RSS feed!... Read More »

Alexei Biryukoff . Talmenka

Alexei Biryukoff . Talmenka

“This is my first album devoted purely to field recordings. Talmenka is the name of the river in Altai Region and a village that stands on it. It’s been a very inspiring place for me, surrounded by the woods, lakes and two rivers. So here is a bunch of tracks I recorded on my several trips there. I am sure next time I will come up with something more conceptual, but meanwhile I wanted to s... Read More »

Cezary Gapik . Vol.45

Cezary Gapik . Vol.45

Cezary Gapik (also know as CEZAR) was born in Czestochowa, Poland in 1963. He started his musical activity in 1980 as an animator of punk rock bands. Soon enough he discovered new sounds which were brought by the punk rock rebellion. Cabaret Voltaire, Public Image Ltd. or other “new wave” bands had an enormous influence on the perception of music by Cezar. Plunging into the fundaments of music... Read More »

Paul Bailey . Music for Controllers

Paul Bailey . Music for Controllers

“Music for Controllers are improvisations performed live using ableton live, korg/nanokey, buddha machine and srutibox (iphone), and korg kaossilator Music for Controllers I created using ableton live, buddha machine (iphone), korg kaossillator and nano-key Music for Controllers II (coming soon) Music for Controllers III and IV were improvised live using ableton live/ korg/nanokey, buddha ma... Read More »

VA : Connected Dots Connected Ideas

VA : Connected Dots Connected Ideas

Please welcome the latest and overall sixth release by the label and net-project Frozenelephantsmusic.com. Connected Dots .Connected Ideas. features a collection of 13 unique tracks by international sound-artists from Japan, the United States, France, the UK, Sweden and Germany. The compilation gathers various free improvised works and digital compositions, connecting swift moments of intuition wi... Read More »

Paradigm : “Textured Sound”

Paradigm : “Textured Sound”

[stream]http://modisti.org/releases/2009/5990.mp3[/stream] Paradigm invites you to submerse yourself in a world of minimalism, textures and nostalgia. It is our goal to inspire new ideas and awaken forgotten memories that might have lost their way during the mind’s evolution into adulthood. Interact. Enjoy. – Paradigm In the summer of 2001 Paradigm was formed as a basis for establishin... Read More »

Dielectric Minimalist All-Stars: [i!]

Dielectric Minimalist All-Stars: [i!]

[stream]http://modisti.org/releases/2009/5454.mp3[/stream] Minimalist music does not necessarily imply a minimum of sounds or volume, it is simply adhering to the formal musical minimalism espoused by Michael Nyman. This record is an attempt to have fun with rules of the genre. Original music performed by Die Elektrischen, Loren Chasse and Jason Levis. Mixed and arranged by Die Elektrischen. Inclu... Read More »

SEAWORTHY : 1897

SEAWORTHY : 1897

1897 is the second full length album on 12k from Australian soundscapists Seaworthy. Primarily the recording project of Cameron Webb, Seaworthy have continued to develop their sound over the last eight years with move towards a greater emphasis on minimalism in their improvisation and composition of guitar, electronics and field recordings. In the winter of 2007, Webb commenced recording in and ar... Read More »

Daniel Palomo Vinuesa : Le Projet flou

Daniel Palomo Vinuesa : Le Projet flou

[stream]http://perso.club-internet.fr/vinuesa/projet-flou/present.mp3[/stream] Daniel Palomo Vinuesa + Collectif Serendipity: Le Projet flou plan draft bill fuzzy blurred soft vague woolly Daniel Palomo Vinuesa: winds, computer, electronics, orion programming. Pascal Dalmasso: guitars on 04,06,08,12. Geoffroy Montel: buzz electronics, field recording on 04,06,12. Stefano Cavazzini: percussives on ... Read More »

Veliotis/Sugimoto/Kinoshita/Unami : ?Quartet?

Veliotis/Sugimoto/Kinoshita/Unami : ?Quartet?

  Veliotis/Sugimoto/Kinoshita/Unami ?Quartet? label: Hibari Music ref: Hibari-06 year: 2004 players: nikos veliotis : cello, taku sugimoto : acoustic guitar, e-bow, kazushige kinoshita : violin, taku unami : contraguitar Extreme minimalism featuring various compositions and an improvised piece. Proposal featuring the sparsest possible density for strings and environmental sounds. Minimalismo ... Read More »

Belinda Reynolds : Cover

Belinda Reynolds : Cover

  Belinda Reynolds Cover label: Innova Recordings ref: Innova 653 year: 2006 players: Various Influenced by minimalism, the compositions weave rhythmical ostinati through harmonic phasing, featuring pre-serialist, folk influenced modern melodies or more horizontal drone-like pieces invariably phrased in various chamber settings. De influencia minimalista, las composiciones tejen ostinatos rtm... Read More »

Gratkowski/Lehn/Poore : Trisakidekaphonia

Gratkowski/Lehn/Poore : Trisakidekaphonia

  Gratkowski/Lehn/Poore Trisakidekaphonia label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 461 year: 2006 players: Frank Gratowski, Thomas Lehn, Melvyn Poore The field of electroacoustics approached from an instrumental stance. Sources blend seamlessly, regardless of their acoustic or electronic nature. Sound as common ground, approached through a subtle listening and weaving a tapestry of varying densities, re... Read More »