2. Just Pretending to Understand
3. Kol Nidre
6. Semoga Mimpi Indah dalam Meninggalkan Dunia
7. Slinkies Whispering Feverishly In A Wet Tunnel
8. This is Half a Duet
The prolific as ever Zach Bridier is back on Mahorka with his main genre-merging and style-hopping electronic music project Captive Portal with another 5 track EP! This time around, it’s guitar based music in a shoegaze-like style. Sit back, relax, and enjoy. Gazing at shoes is not obligatory. And, this time around, the EP comes also as a very limited edition cassette co-release with Zach’s own DBD Tapes.
Jam’s marks the 51beats’ 10 years anniversary with a touching piano-based ambient release of unique deepness and melancholy. In 2010, during the first quite exceptional participation of 51beats to the Qwartz Electronic Music Awards in Paris, we got in contact with Jam’s, which later released his debut-album “Homeless Soul” with us. It is an immense pleasure to host Jam’s again on 51beats to celebrate our first 10 years. Sit down, relax and enjoy.
Planetary Dislocations” is a journey through space, from lush garden worlds to barren exoplanets. It is a sonic landscape intent on portraying inconceivably far away places and unimaginable circumstances, a dream about intelligence, technology and the future.
Simulations of random behaviour lead us through an artificial organic space. The machines become our nature, as we venture into the abyss.
My second release under the guise of ‘fascinating earthbound objects’ finds it’s way to your ears in the form of this 20 track album. Running the gamut of unrestricted genre exploration, expect a little bit of everything.
-c. ‘transient’ martin
Rephazer appeared on Kahvi with a similar styled release previously last year, created on a single instrument but with all the hallmarks of what makes nostalgic idm so great. And he’s back, with what could be a sequel with some new tracks making up a seven track EP.
Shortwave will be familiar to some, after appearing on our Boards of Canada inspired VA last year, but check out Between for one of the most catchy subtle analogue sounds I’ve heard for quite some time.
live @ re:flexions ° villa, Augsburg, 17.11.17
photography by Dan Penschuck
recording, mastering and design by EMERGE
(based on Florence – Italy) is the solo project of Leonardo Granchi.
Started playing electronic music with the band Downward Design Research he approaches to continue the expression of their imaginary sound through the use of the machines.
The content of this work is a response to what I consider to be one of the main myths about music, in the context of my (and the rest of the composers in this compilation) current hometown.
This Idea primarily circulates around the people, projects, groups and etc. that best adhere to a popular music paradigm.
The romantic idea I’m referring to is the existence of an actual performer (in the more traditional sense performer – instrument) for the music itself to have value.
To which we respond with this tracks.
Autómatas Sonoros was first and foremost an acousmatic music concert presented at the Adolfo Prieto school in Monterrey Mexico on September 2 2017.
The concert was part of a series of retribution events organized by Raúl Guerra Jimenez as a winner for the 2015 PECDA Jovenes Creadores prize.
released February 12, 2018
All music composition and production is that of their respective composer.
Compiled and directed by: Jesús Antonio Vergara
Tracks Leveling: Charles Leal.
Design: Bryan Garcia
The perfect release for the cold winter and deep snow is North Capital from Kri Tik. A minimalist and delicate nine track album consisting of cold icy sounds reminding of ice crystals hanging in the air, and deep snow all around.
1. My Lai, 1968
2. Yes, Vomit Comet.
3. Possibilities are Endless; Train Stations, Airports, Foreign Lands
So much had happened since my last collection of sounds. I decided to “embark” to new, unfriendly shores with drones, noises, and a bit of pseudo free-jazz. Not as melodic as “Travel,” I reckon, but no less fun.
As far as subject matter goes, “Mira, la bruja no esta quemada” (which means “look, the witch is unburnt” in english, by the way) rolls around things that can’t go away no matter how hard we wish them to disappear; maybe the mundane (desire to travel) or the somewhat heavy (massacre and cover-ups).
Please, do use headphones/headsets while listening to the tunes. There are some interesting movements there. Don’t forget to drink some water and watch the witch go unburnt.
Circle (feat. Hugo Kant)
Shiver (feat. Bonza)
The Breath Of A Crow (feat. Vladimir Melnikov)
After Red (feat. Bonza)
Expansion (feat. Jonh Furey)
Lullaby For Maria
Visions (feat. Bonza)
Temple Of Hope
Antonio Díaz better known as Pirate, is an electronic music producer who lives in Los Lagos, Chile, and who has always been bound to sounds more ambient, IDM, minimal and dub, is now presenting a surprising EP called ‘En el aire estoy’. The journey starts with the track ‘El Pantano Invisible’ with ambient and minimal surrounding noises, a marked bass drum and several reminiscences of the English electronic sounds of the 90’s such as those of F.S.O.L. or The Orb but at the same time maintaining the originality of the sound that distinguishes us. The second track, that gives name to the EP, includes more atmospheric sounds and a beat closer to IDM. With this track, Pirata shows his exponential growth through complete command of softwares and machines he uses to compose. Moving forward to the next song “Espacio On”, we find a galloping beat with atmospheres and a profound sample similar to a mantra. Later we run into ‘Galeno’ in which Pirata shows clear influences of the German electronic sound of the 80’s. The following song is ‘Imperio Lúdico’. In this one, Pirata, who won the French prize ‘Qwartz Electronic Music’ in 2009 under the category ‘Discovery’, comes back to calmer and more ambient sounds with voices that weave together and glitch sounds that always characterize his music. Finishing this trip with ‘Imperio Lúdico’, Pirata invites us to explore in his EP ‘En el aire estoy’ diverse sounds, influences and an extremely high-level production that has allowed him to position himself as one of the most remarkable exponents of the national electronic music.
“And if I failed to mention this detail in its proper place, it is because you cannot mention everything in its proper place, you must choose, between the things not worth mentioning and those even less so. For if you set out to mention everything you would never be done, and that’s what counts, to be done, to have done.” SB
“I have nothing to say and I am saying it.” JC
Composed by Suspektema
Produced by rr.gross
“Travel” – A Collection of Sounds, Signals, Hums, and Noises
Only one permanent member (Achmad Luthfi), Ölü Körpē – “dead baby” in Azerbaijan – creates and carries instrumental/ambient/noise. The material ideas are based on readings and spectacles that are resistant to confusion, discomfort and jumble because that is what happens when a person is confronted with a strange situation; a dead baby.
A warm cold amniotic and cathartic liquid, find yourself on the edge of a wood, feel the leaves play for us. Ambient, neo classical, are just two of the adjectives we could give for this music by the composer Fabio Keiner, a master in creating atmospheres carved in Carrara marble or in the water of a lake at the passage of a swan. Fabio is Austrian and visiting his bandcamp https://fabiokeiner.bandcamp.com, you will discover a fantastic world of a true sonorous and visionary magician that will take you very far. We are honored to be able to publish a record of a musician of such stature, able to capture the heart as few, but above all to make the mind fly for a high-level ambient.
Un caldo freddo liquido solido amniotico e catartico, ritrovarsi sul limitare di un bosco, sentire le foglie suonare per noi. Ambient, neo classica, sono solo due degli aggettivi che potremmo dare per questa musica del compositore Fabio Keiner, un maestro nel creare atmosfere scolpite nel marmo di Carrara o nell’acqua di un lago al passaggio di un cigno. Fabio è austriaco e visitando il suo bandcamp https://fabiokeiner.bandcamp.com , scoprirete un mondo fantastico di un vero mago sonoro e visionario che vi porterà lontanissimo. Siamo onorati di poter pubblicare un disco di un musicista di tale levatura, capace di catturare il cuore come pochi, ma soprattutto di far volare le mente per un ambient di altissimo livello.
Tired of always being doing something. Always always always. Tapping, clicking, meeting, partying, exercising, networking. Working hard, playing hard, living hard.
Keep it up like that and listen Single-O by Walt Thisney.
“The Echo of Invisible Trees” is an extended noise composition
with slightly varying tones, the concept of the work is to create
an enveloping and dark atmosphere, which provokes a
certain tension and absorption in the receiver.
Maxim Kornyshev is looking for relevant musical solutions, combining elements of new age, free improvisation, chillout, instrumental music and electronic styles. The musician grows and develops his musical taste, creating tracks with a harmonious and light sound. Just relax by listening to “Mellifluous”, let the feelings be what they are …
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