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*ExtraPromo* Pintail – Impulses VIII

Posted in Avant, Dark Ambient, Electronic, Micro, Minimal, Modern Classical, Post-classical, Promotions on October 7, 2009 by E.N.


Minimalist electronica influenced by the likes of Steve Reich and Murcof.

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The Notwist – Sturm OST

Posted in Electronic, Electronica, Experimental, Modern Classical, OST, Post-classical on September 19, 2009 by E.N.


*LIMITED EDITION FILM SOUNDTRACK FROM THE NOTWIST ON A DELUXE VINYL PRESSING THAT INCLUDES A FREE CD COPY OF THE ALBUM AND A 24-PAGE BOOK OF FILM STILLS* Following up last year’s triumphant The Devil, You + Me album, The Notwist return to their soundtracking activities, once again collaborating with filmmaker Hans-Christian Schmid. These two parties previously worked together on 2003′s Lichter, resulting in an EP length OST from The Notwist, and Sturm is characterised by a similarly intricate blend of modern classical composition and minimal electronic gestures. The band are joined by Alien Transistor labelmates Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra on the introductory piece ‘Vilina Kosa Version’, ushering in the album with ponderous intervals, microtonal string squeals and atmospherically charged two-note piano figures. After this suspenseful, brooding opener the album settles down into the deep, bell-like resonance of ‘Jan’, whose minor-key drones channel various instruments through a pattern of granular loops. Following on in a more rhythmically engaged fashion is ‘Sarajevo 1′, whose miniature jitter-beats combine with elongated tones spun from a small ensemble of woodwind and strings – there’s even some bowed tuned percussion in the mix. These rather abstracted elements become more naturalistic and pronounced over the course of ensuing compositions like ‘Prayer’, ‘Jonas’ and ‘The Hague’, the latter of which takes on a panoramic, subtly dramatised tone thanks to its flooded, ambient orchestration and scrunched beat arrangements. The final piece, ‘Sturm 2′, is a particular highlight, launching into unfettered melodicism with only the mildest electronic smudging interfering with its lyrical strings-vs-piano constitution. Sturm’s combination of electronic treatment with morose, impressionistic acoustic instrumentation makes for a potent soundtrack work and a worthy successor to their Lichter EP, still retaining plenty of that Notwist magic you hear so much of on the band’s ‘proper’ albums. Including both vinyl and CD formats, this release also includes a 24-page book of film stills, giving you a glimpse at the project in its fuller context. Limited copies only – and a must-have item from this exceptional band.
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THE NOTWIST – Sturm OST
Alien Transistor
LP+CD
HOME LISTENING / MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT
Released: Sep 2009
Catalogue Number: N20

Tracklist
1. The Notwist – Vilina Kosa Version
2. The Notwist – Jan
3. The Notwist – Sarajevo 1
4. The Notwist – Prayer
5. The Notwist – Simon
6. The Notwist – Storm 1
7. The Notwist – The Hague
8. The Notwist – Jonas
9. The Notwist – Storm 2
10. The Notwist – Sarajevo 2
11. The Notwist – Sturm 2

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Labels We Love: Type Records-XLR8R Podcast

Posted in Avant, Dark Ambient, Drone, ElectroAcoustic, Electronica, Experimental, Modern Classical, Post-classical, XLR8R Podcast on August 19, 2009 by E.N.


Whittling down the candidates to make XLR8R’s annual list of Labels We Love is no easy task, but the inclusion of experimental U.K. label Type Records was a no-brainer. In fact, we like the label so much that we commissioned label head John Twells (a.k.a. Xela) to put together a mix encapsulating the imprint’s unique mix of ambient and drone sounds with just enough pop melodies to keep things interesting. Stunningly gorgeous and never lacking in emotional heft, the Type Records podcast not only features some choice rarities and unreleased cuts—it also just might be one of the most beautiful sound pieces to ever grace XLR8R.com.

Labels We Love: Type Records
01 Grouper “Way Their Crept” (from TYPE020 Way Their Crept)
02 Richard Skelton “Greens Within Brook” (from TYPE055 Landings)
03 Svarte Greiner “Ulsokk” (from TYPE016 Knive)
04 Goldmund “Ouendake” (from TYPE039 Malady Of Elegance)
05 Sylvain Chauveau “Je Suis Vivant Et Vous Etes Morts” (from TYPE025 The Black Book Of Capitalism)
06 Xela “In Misericordia” (from TYPE043 In Bocca Al Lupo)
07 On “Too Many Demons Still Haunt This Land” (from TYPE050 Your Naked Ghost Comes Back At Night)
08 Sanso-Xtro “Minus Ecki” (from TYPE007 Sentimentalist)
09 Rameses III “Across The Lake Is Where My Heart Shines” (from TYPE052 I Could Not Love You More)
10 The Alps “Hallucinations” (from TYPE040 III)
11 Deaf Center “Close” (from TYPE015 Vintage Well)
12 Mokira “Contour” (from TYPE047 Persona)
13 William Fowler Collins “Slow Motion Prayer Circle” (from TYPE046 Perdition Hill Radio)
14 City Center “Gold Girls” (from TYPE045 City Center LP Version only)
15 Peter Broderick “Three Cats” (from TYPE044 4 Track Songs)
16 Koen Holtkamp “Bear Bell” (from TYPE035 Field Rituals)
17 Seasons (pre-din) “03.28″ (from TYPE061 Your Eyes The Stars And Your Hands The Sea)
18 Zelienople “Dust Bowl” (from TYPE054 Give It Up)
19 Black To Comm “Hotel Freund” (from TYPE053 Alphabet 1968)

As you know we love Type too,so check this great albums and buy at your record store
Mokira -Persona
Xela -In Bocca Al Lupo
A Broken Consort (Richard Skelton) – Box of Birch
Richard Skelton – Marking Time
Peter Broderick -Home
Peter Broderick – Music For Falling From Trees

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*ExtraPromo 200* Sleep Whale-Little Brite

Posted in ElectroAcoustic, Electronica, Modern Classical, Mood, Post-classical on June 12, 2009 by E.N.


Yes yes its lucky number 200-posts PROMOtions!We choosed this one to be lucky number its something very special for us-atmospheric electroacustic,mood,modernclassical…stuff.
Thanks to Western Vinyl crew we have for you in advance track “Josh Likes Me” by the Denton, TX group Sleep Whale, download here and have a nice sleep!

SLEEP WHALE – LITTLE BRITE (Western Vinyl, 7/14/2009)

1. Sleep Whale – Skipping Stones (4:30)
2. Sleep Whale – A Pebble Garden (3:28)
3. Sleep Whale – Josh Likes Me (5:04)
4. Sleep Whale – Sleep Whale (4:44)
5. Sleep Whale – Airplane Arms (3:52)
6. Sleep Whale – Little Brite (4:31)

MORE ABOUT THIS RELEASE
Much like a handmade quilt, Sleep Whale’s music is filled with collected scraps of material, beautiful patterns and meticulous crafting. Though the possibilities for both quilts and music are many, the ultimate purpose is to keep one warm. For guitarist/cellist Joel North and violinist/sequence programmer Bruce Blay, the melding of traditional live acoustic sounds of violin, cello, and guitar with vanguard electronic processing is the most natural thing in the world. Woven throughout the infectious melodies of violin, cello, and guitar you’ll find music boxes, shortwave radios, tape machines, field recordings, and much more. The six songs on Little Brite conjure a universe whose ancient forbears include Steve Reich, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Eno’s looping ambiences, Brit-folk guitarist Bert Jansch, gamelan ensembles and Hindustani hand percussion, however, the wall-to-wall beauty of the proceedings is anything but reverential ear candy. Engaging, melodically rewarding, and sophisto-whimsical, Sleep Whale’s cerebrally atmospheric marriage of the luddite and techno worlds makes for essential listening

PRESS
“We’ve been impressed by everything we’ve heard from them.”
Gorilla vs. Bear

“so stirringly beautiful you almost drop your jaw the first time you hear it….You’ve gotta hear them. See them too.”
Dallas Observer

“Every track on this record is full of surprises, textures and effective broad strokes, but it’s the intangible quality of the songcraft that takes these “electro-acoustic” pieces beyond merely interesting and thrusts them into the realm of celebratory emotional resonance.”
We Shot JR

“Taking a page from the Books, Denton’s [Sleep Whale] weaves mesmerizing audio collages.”
Austin Chronicle

FOR MORE INFO check
SLEEP WHALE’S WV ARTIST PAGE
SLEEP WHALE’S MYSPACE

Western Vinyl
UPCOMING RELEASES | Here We Go Magic – s/t (vinyl edition with bonus track) | Shuta Hasunuma – Pop Ooga | Peter Broderick – Falling From Trees | Balmorhea – All is Wild, All is Silent Remixes | J. Tillman – Year in the Kingdom | Sleep Whale – Little Brite | Glass Ghost – Idol Omen | Ola Podrida – You Have to Leave

NOW AVAILABLE | Dirty Projectors – The Getty Address | Here We Go Magic – s/t | | Christopher Tignor – Core Memory Unwound | J.Tillman – Vacilando Territory Blues | Callers – Fortune | Pierre Bastien – Visions of Doing | Tetuzi Akiyama – The Ancient Balance to Control Death | Balmorhea – Rivers Arms | Goldmund – Two Point Discrimination | Tren Brothers – The Swimmer | Oren Ambarchi – Stacte Motors | | Robert Lippok – Robot | Slow Six – Private Times in Public Places

http://westernvinyl.com
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