CM aka Creative Hop For Scholars XE

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CM aka Creative

“Hip-Hop For Scholars XE”

Back in 2013 CM aka Creative independently released a album packed with dope beats, rhymes & collabos… including a feature by Maryland based EMCEE Substiantial. Today we’ve got the re-release of that album done the only way we know how, as an Xtended Edition with a bonus disc packed with new remixes by Cheese N Pot-C, Off Beat Entertainment, Bigga Thomas and many more! That’s right kids… more beats and rhymes for you to bump in your rides! Enjoy.

I know it took hella long to finally get this special Xtended Edition out to your blocSonic fans… THANK YOU for your patience, CM! Psyched to finally drop it! Thanks as well to all original and remix collaborators!

Of course, thanks once again to you for downloading & listening. We always strive to deliver the music you’ll love. Please spread the word about blocSonic, if you enjoy what we do. Remember… everything we release is cool to share! Always keep the music moving… share it… blog it… podcast it! If you’re in radio… support independent music and broadcast it!

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V.A. – Solo Duo Trio #01 : Failure Circle / Godjira / Ugut

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V.A.

” Solo Duo Trio #01 : Failure Circle / Godjira / Ugut”

Eg0cide Productions teams up with another french label, Apocope, to organize live concerts folowing a simple format: three parts, one solo, one duo, one trio. Artists are invited to present new projects, and to try to new encounters (for one live set or more). Each concert is recorded, and then made available for free download. This project aims to present a panorama ofthe vivid & diverse french the experimental scene at a given time. All these recordings will be co-released by eg0cide and Apocope’s digital section : https://label-apocope.wixsite.com/apocope/numerique

The first event of this serie took place at La Pointe Lafayette on february 17 of 2018.
It featured :
– Failure Circle (a solo project of Kecap Tuyul aka eg0cide S.A.) : this was his first solo show, using a no-input mixer and effects, creating unstable sound situations that can turn to silence, ears-plitting feedback, irregular beats, deep drones…
– Godjira : Frederick Galiay (bass) & Benjamin Pagier (bass) . Two basses plugged in the same monolithic totem-amplifier.
– Ugut : Augustin Bette (drums), Xavier Mussat (guitar), Basile Naudet (saxophone) : this was their first show, mixing radical free improv with experimental noise-rock infused guitar

Recorded by JJGfree & Benjamin Pagier
Mixed and mastered by Benjamin Pagier
Artwork by Xavier Mussat
Special Thanks to Michèle / Doxa Esta

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Split Phase – Compendium

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Split Phase

“Compendium”

Time for a special and long overdue release here at noisyvagabond! For our 50th release we present a gigantic collection of tracks (43 to be exact for a total of 6 hours of music!) from Split Phase. Split Phase was a live electronic duo hailing from Upstate NY consisting of myself (c. ‘transient’ martin) and Mike McInotsh active for a period roughly through 2010-2014. For our live shows, we were joined by Nate Vanslyke on lights and visuals. I provided the musical backing via loopers and a plethora of synths and effect processors while Mike provided the rhythms via an acoustic and electronic drum kit. Split Phase was an attempt to make music in real time which generally was made with sequencers or computers and bring those types of sounds into an improvised live process. As such, the music lost some of it’s precision but gained much in the way of humanized passionate expression. Presented here is a small selection of the countless hours of recordings we amassed practicing and creating on a near daily basis. You will find an eclectic mix of genres ranging from jazz, funk, drum and bass, dub, techno, downtempo, and more as we were never interested in pigeonholing ourselves into any particular sound. I hope you can find something in this compendium that moves you. One day the fates will realigned and new Split Phase music will be churned out. Until then, ENJOY!

Acknowledgements: Thanks to Carmen Chiles for letting us include our remix of her track ‘Love is’ and Sarah Winton for providing vocals for ‘Compromise’.

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Jonas Reif – Rand Corp

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Jonas Reif

“Rand Corp”

The first release in 2018 came from Denmark. Jonas Reif provided us
three track EP. Svimmel (means dizzy): “I wanted this track to express shifting emotions, I also wanted to blend different signature elements of genres
such as acid, DnB, Breakbeat”. Faser (means phases): A movement through different states of mind. Flerform (means multiple forms): “I was inspired by 80’s aesthetics and
old skool funk, which I wanted to put in the context of acid/IDM”.
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I,Eternal РLes Variations, une ̩tude en 9 cas

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I,Eternal

“Les Variations, une étude en 9 cas”

photography and design by EMERGE

The tracks 1 & 2 &3 are based on Simenon « La Porte » from 1962, not a crime novel from the master who created Maigret.
The tracks 4 and 5 are based on Silverberg’s « Man in the Maze » from 1969, SF at its best.
The following songs are chants reflecting the variations.
I thank the label for accepting me in the never ending list of great releases.
This album is dedicated to you, for your enthusiasm on new sounds and curiosity.
Your dear I,Eternal

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Carya Amara – Another Chance to See

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Carya Amara

“Another Chance to See”

We go deep into night, even while remaining static.

Dako Loop Orchestra & Lezet – Noise Band in My Garden

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Dako Loop Orchestra & Lezet

“Noise Band in My Garden”

We are so happy to release ‘Noise Band in My Garden‘ by Dako Loop Orchestra and Lezet.
Lezet introduces a true music hero, the inimitable Darko Jovanovic, to the Etched Traumas community, by means of a split/collab “why the dance rhythm? l definitely live in the loop, and I do things the way I should.”
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Listening Satellites – Everything is a Glitch

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Listening Satellites

“Everything is a Glitch “

Listening Satellites appears as Guest artist this time with a small four track EP called ‘Everything is a Glitch’. Lots of oldskool sounds and beats and melodies, with modern inspirations.

The name of the music stays the same over the years but the feel and construction evolves and this EP is a good example of todays vibe reflected in retro sounds. Mellow, Air-esque basslines, Sven Vath inspired beats, ambient pads. Dreamy.

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EP Man – Short Horror Stories

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EP Man

“Short Horror Stories”

Tracks list:

Grandma Higgens
The Death Of Marry
Red Room
Witch Hunt
Gardens Of AR

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MRTN-CSTR – ((–SEKU -_- EKU–))

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MRTN-CSTR

“((–SEKU -_- EKU–))”

“For some years now, the Córdoban producer Martín Castro, aka MRTN-CSTR, has been surprising us with his creations, ever since releasing his debut album “Kr0m” through Pueblo Nuevo in 2014. This time he presents “((- -SEKU -_- EKU- -))“, an album comprising 7 tracks with an aesthetic he has developed through “patches”, which he designs himself for the software “Reaktor” from “Native Instrument.” These allows him to create an idiosyncratic style, with industrial sounds, granular trips, and glitches, as he develops a penetrating IDM with intense and sometimes devastating environments that make us think for a few minutes that we are in an empty and abandoned city, where only robots live and humans are extinct.

With a sound marked by broken and changing percussion, approaching that of new-acid, “((- -SEKU -_- EKU- -))“, produced by one of the most talented current musicians in Argentine electronics, is a highly recommended album.”

Alisú
Modismo Netlabel
(Valparaíso, Chile. Marzo / March 2018).

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experiMENTALien – Nine Triads (Sub​-​Evolution)

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experiMENTALien

“Nine Triads (Sub​-​Evolution)”

artwork by I.v. Martinez
design by EMERGE
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Onde Poussi̬re РImperceptible

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Onde Poussière

“Imperceptible”

https://eg0cide.com/2018/02/24/eg0_173-onde-poussiere-imperceptible/
Onde Poussière is the experimental / free improvisation duo of Doedelzak (analog synthesizer) and Kecap Tuyul (prepared guitar (2015-2016), no-input mixer (2017-…))

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Парта Камяти – Ущь.Ущь.Вахахай

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Парта Камяти

“Ущь.Ущь.Вахахай”

01.Мим
02.Бронтозавр
03.Ущь.Ущь.Вахахай
04.Дресс Код
05.Кин Зоо
06.Баляро
07.Алисины гаммы
08.Нойзометры
09.Симона
10.Ай Ма Ных
11.Брэдо Сфэра
12.Пере Дзен
13.Кцэхламор
14.Электро Грусть
15.Твинчик
16.Парта Камяти&Totalli Normal&Plotnik 82 – Борода
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Rootspace – Multiverse

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Rootspace

“Multiverse”

Rootspace – Multiverse

Track List :

01. You Are My Universe
02. Yellow (Sunflower)
03. Autumn
04. Lover, Loser (Just, Fall)
05. Chamber -12
06. 2 AM
07. Universe
08. Drown
09. Bound
10. Everlasting (Goodbye)

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Tha Baaz – Reb0ound

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Tha Baaz

“Reb0ound”

ThaBaaz was born in 1974, classical studies of percussion instruments and acoustic drums, disparate musical interests: from dodecaphonic serialism to minimal electronic and to the IDM, just to expose only a few. His latest project, the most articulated, is entitled -reb0und- , it’s a concept album, year of creation 2008, 59 minutes of frequencies collected in 2 Suites respectively of 4 and 3 movements, 13 tracks; “an ascent in the disturbed darkness from fragments of noise “.

The work evokes a “system” at its last stage in fast introversion, the disruption is massive, directed to the chaotic darkness, to the cold disorder towards the “non-human noise”.

The solar and luminous scenarios of the 2 movements of the first Suite curve and slide rapidly into the deep “interior”; the “musical form” that we had known so far is running out; we are at the end of “music” (in the broad sense of the term) heading for an authentic solitude of bright dazzles in nocturnal and deserted isolated, non-systemic, atypical highways.

The second Suite invades the soul: the existential fear is director, places the audience constantly on the edge of a chasm, dissolves the last “fragments” of the “conventional” themes at the beginning and separates them, dissolves them in Larsen of frequencies strongly destabilizing.
The Metaphysics is the central theme of Suite II, we try to “portray” the inaudible sound spectrum, we try to recreate the “end” of every tangible empiricism; to this complex task we use sound generators, krell patches, collages (samples) of contemporary (musical genre) and what transcends the traditional and academic: structure, melody, harmony and metric they are almost totally “informal”.

ThaBaaz in -reb0und- inserts and “deforms” short phrases and solos (woodwind, violin, piano) taken from works by important exponents of contemporary music and avant-gard of the ‘900 (Pierre Boulez, Edgard Varése, Igor Stravinsky) with these ” citations “stands out, beyond the importance of innovation of such masterpieces, the multifaceted contribution to music in all its expressions; importing them in “foreign” contexts and distant from their origin (virtual modules, oscillators and automatisms of envelopes) are colored by oppressed and gloomy tones that we could approximate to those of the dark ambient genre but not only, can be identified (in the whole album) serialism (musical current) that translates into these generic guidelines: avoiding repetition and symmetry at all structural levels by working with a limited number of compositional elements for each musical cell (in the piece). This in order to synthesize and label, describe in a few lines the supporting columns of -reb0und-.

We need the “tradition” of the avant-gard itself to search for another.

The work does not present rhythmic and percussive lines, only in 2 pieces we recognize some measures in sinusoidal pulsations, this almost total “rhythmic absence” has “freed” the time from the usual role and task of metric and timbral constant, repetitive, “symmetrical” quantization “.

Using an exquisitely didactic vocabulary: the crown, the breath; the almost absolute absence of timbral pulsation reiterates itself emphasizing, emphasizing the incessant sound disruption that takes place in the succession of the two Suites before the listener.

Last but not least, the final mastering part was followed with “meticulous” attention by Kill KRT (friend of the author of -reb0und-) who tried to “accelerate” some “dissonant” color both on the timbral dynamics and on waveforms.

>From the “warmth” of the wave (sawtooth) to the “emptiness” of the white noise; to you -reb0und-

Have a good listen.

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eww – I Follow

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eww

“I Follow”

I follow subtle seismic ambient vibrations that immerse me in a deep state in-between the world of dreams and the dream about distant worlds covered in a fog of colours.

Rhythmic and slow landscapes.

The sound is sometimes described as slow IDM. The distinct feature of the album is that only a few tracks have real drum samples, however, almost all of them are quite rhythmical. Rhythms are created just the way J. M. Jarre did that on “Zoolook” – using weird sounds, pulsing synths, and very clear melodies. Due to the lack of easily recognized drums, the album is sometimes ascribed to ambient, however, I’d call it “seismic ambient”, because of extremely heavy basslines.

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NoisesculptoR – Untitled World

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NoisesculptoR

“Untitled World”

photography and design by EMERGE

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AVECREM – YA SOMOS RICOS

6KLOP – Naskigo

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6KLOP

“Naskigo”

Premier album de 6klop, Naskigo est le fruit d’un an et demi de travaux aussi bien expérimentaux que plus traditionnels.
L’album relate une histoire qu’on ne raconte pas, parle des choses qu’on ne dit pas.
Ce n’est pas un voyage, encore moins un périple, au contraire.

First album of 6klop, Naskigo is the result of one year and half of work.
It tells a story that we can’t tell, talk about things that we can’t speak.
It’s not a journey, not a trip, quite the reverse.

Recorded in Dieppe (France) between 2015 and 2017.
Music composed by Romain Aupaix-Lecloux-Bésiat [Alb].
Artwork by Cassiopée Facheris.

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Art Electronix – Inside The Box

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Art Electronix

“Inside The Box”

Art Electronix comes back releasing with our netlabel offering you a straight remix EP of one of their tracks. Just like the style of the genre, this release is the stirring in various forms of the primal matter of the first track, and stil it renders a powerful shot of all the Artist’s feature.
But let Egene and Katerina themselves tell about the concept of “Inside The Box EP:
«At the end of this summer our colleague from Poland (who works under the pseudonym Ixirell) wrote to us to send him samples from the title track.
After that, we invited another DJ and musician from Ukraine (Breaksage) to write down his version as well.
The cover was developed by the VJ Lena Dzhurina.
The concept of this work is primarily in the minimalism and psychological mental hooks, which often have to be worked out by creative people working with a limited set of tools. Thus, the idea of this collection is an example of how a musician using a small set of instruments, depending on personal perceptions, skills and psychological qualities, is able to come up, develop and transform a certain musical idea, inviting an outside observer to immerse himself in the inner world of the creator and his approach.
And it is this minimal approach that suggested the title of the track, since the music was made using only two box devices (a bass synth and a drum machine).
We recently learned about the experiment of Ludwig Wittgenstein, who showed that people are not able to understand each other to the end. This experiment was called “The Beetle in a Box” and we were interested in the concept that there are many interpretations of how the creative idea should develop and only when compared with already known paradigms a person can make some sort of conclusion, such as: it’s original, and it is primitive, or it pleases, and it saddens, but these conclusions can still be wrong or misunderstood. Therefore, we decided to tie together the idea of imperfection of human relations, the frequent inability to correctly understand one’s inner world and the chance to minimalism, as a way to return to the source. To that state without piling up with all sorts of concepts, where you can try to realize what kind of “Beetle or bug” is inside your box, and also whether you can be considered a beetle what lies in your neighbor’s box».
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V.A. – Digital Family Vol. 7

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V.A.

“Digital Family Vol. 7”

Edition number 7 of the popular Digital Family compilation series. 11 unreleased tunes, carefully orchestrated by label conductors Alic.

On the decks you can find new talents like Whoknowswhocares, Stoertebeker, Medular, Nicorus or Adamson (aka 50% of Alic), MNGRM, One Dub Connection and well-known label-veterans such as Trilingo, Daäna, Bratenschneider and Point! Expect deep groovers, progressive hypnotics, chunky breaks and melodic minimalism.

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Various Artists – The Feel of DEFIL 3

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Various Artists

“The Feel of DEFIL 3”

The 3-rd edition of The Feel of DEFIL project = 37 tracks and over 2 hours of vintage guitars music and different styles (progrock, alternative rock, metal, blues, chillout, improvisation, you name it).
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Vide flott̩ raide РVide flott̩ raide

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Vide flotté raide

“Vide flotté raide”

spilled, recorded & buried in 2011
exhumated in 2018
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Wings of an Angel – Tell Your New Date Something Truly Romantic And Original, Tell Her How Her Eyes Are Like The Fathomless Sea After A Storm Of The Black Plague

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Wings of an Angel

“Tell Your New Date Something Truly Romantic And Original, Tell Her How Her Eyes Are Like The Fathomless Sea After A Storm Of The Black Plague”

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CandyTrip – A Journey Without Hatred

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CandyTrip

“A Journey Without Hatred”

Track List :
1. A Journey Without Hatred
2. Good Bye Loser
3. Sahabat
4. Merah Putih
5. Time’s Up !
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