'Dots' by Atom™ has been remastered!
Uwe Schmidt's solitary 'Dots' album will be reissued via Astral Industries, featuring new artwork designed by long-time label art director Theo Ellsworth.
Originally self-released in 1994 via Schmidt's record label Rather Interesting, 'Dots' presented seven deep ambient tracks that he described as elevator music. Now 25 years later, the album has been re-mastered by Noel Summerville and Uwe Schmidt. (words: Tom Durston)
Trentemøller announces new album in fall!
The first single 'Sleeper was released May 24th and comes with a wonderfully atmospheric video.
...It's been nearly 3 years ...
now the wait is almost over...
it's time to wake up 'sleeper'!
'In The Garden' will give us a second taste on June 21st, again with a personally created accompanying music video.
German Producers Shuko & The Breed team up for Westcoast LP 'Dippin''!
The collaboration between producers Shuko and The Breed (MC Eiht, Nipsey Hussle, Cypress Hill) was love at first sight.
Thanks to their preference for classic Westcoast sound, they immediately found a common denominator and harmonized excellently during the production. The result is the album 'Dippin'', based on the song with the same name by Westcoast legend King Tee, who besides MC Eiht and Benny Singsis also the only rap feature on the instrumental hiphop album. After the song 'Life In Los Angeles' with the Westcoast legends, the tune 'Cali Sunshine' has officially announced the joint record of the producers, which is available on black gold in addition to the digital release at June 7th.
'Dippin'' is out since June 7th on Shuko's label For The Love Of It.
Ensemble Du Verre about to release his 8th album
'Jet-Black Notebook' is the eighth album release of drummer, composer, producer Sönke Düwer
together with his Ensemble Du Verre on Batterie Lable since the founding of the project in 2003.
"Going forth and back on notes is just so vital for me that I even wrote a song about it, performed by the great Nora Becker, a Hamburg-based vocalist, who already contributed with her great voice on my last album 'Rooms'."
It has never been easy to refer Ensemble Du Verre to a single music style. Now it is popular music, probably coming from Jazz, always influenced by HipHop, House and Soul elements.
"Just like on 'Rooms', all songs are written in way that they can be performed only with vocals and piano (except for two instrumental songs). So I guess 'Jet-Black Notebook' could be considered a singer/songwriter album. My Music can be many differnt things at the same time."
Burnt Friedman has a new album on his way!
'Musical Traditions in Central Europe (Explorer Series Vol.4)' will be out this Friday via Nonplace.
" 'Musical Traditions In Central Europe: Explorer Series Vol. 4' takes the form of an ethnological compilation, but includes only Friedman's music and fits into an "Explorer Series" that never previously existed. As with much of his body of work, the Berlin-based artist uses the conceptual angle to rail against dominant Western musical traditions.
'The system of scales, and also the fact that the western central Europeans rely on recorded or written script in order to conserve the themes of their music, could lead us to look upon it as a form of art music', reads the press release. 'Remarkably enough, traditional house or techno which existed 30 years ago, still flourishes today. Moreover, all the time new forms and musical styles are being discovered, tried out and eventually overlooked.'
The label describes it as a 'modest sampling of extinct splendors, political or individual sufferings, gloomy sadness, love, resentment, exquisite delicacy, laughter and delectable wisdom of rural and urban central European music.' The forthcoming full-length features the Brazilian artist Lucas Santtana and saxophonist Hayden Chisholm."
(Words: Matt McDermott)
New Brynjolfur EP has arrived!
'Error Man' was released May 17th via hafendisko
With his fresh, anthemic approach to electronic music, producer and DJ Brynjolfur is one of the most promising artist on the Scandiavian electronic scene.
On the three brandnew tracks, Brynjolfur showcases once more his own unique skills here.
Released via hfn music imprint hafendisko.
Giant Rooks have just released their 2nd EP
'Wild Stare' is out on Irrsinn/ Universal since April 19th!
December last year, the single 'Wild Stare' was the first sign of life by Giant Rooks after their acclaimed EP 'New Estate'. Now, they have just released their second EP, named after the lead single.
And it shows why they are the most promising newcomer in their native country - Germany. With 'Wild Stare' they put their money where their mouths are, showing their musical spectrum, their exuberant talent, and their infectious serenity.
Giant Rooks know exactly what is happening in their generation. Their position is cosmopolitan, just like their sound. They’ve already broken out of Germany and landed an international record deal with Irrsinn/Universal. Furthermore they are as used to playing in Manchester or London as other German indie bands are playing in Berlin or Hamburg. And the venues are getting bigger, tickets are sold faster and big chunks of the tour promoting their EP are sold out already.
Giant Rooks are still only in their early 20s and therefore outrageously young. If they continue to write songs with such incredible intensity, the expectations for their debut album are growing wild.
The band is currently on tour and plays shows all over Europe!
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current situation (Covid-19), the following dates may actually not represent the originally planned schedules.
For further info, please check the webpage of your local venue or artist websites.
22.01.20 Rubigen (CH), Mühle Hunziken
23.01.20 Zürich (CH), Exil
24.01.20 Freiburg, Jazzhaus
25.01.20 Heidelberg, Halle02
02.02.20 Aachen, Musikbunker
05.02.20 Koblenz, Cafe Hahn
06.02.20 Marburg, KFZ
07.02.20 Bochum, Bahnhof Langendreer
08.02.20 Hannover, Mephisto
11.02.20 Halle / Saale, Objekt 5
12.02.20 Frankfurt / Main, Nachtleben
13.02.20 Münster, Café Sputnik
13.02.20 Münster, Sputnikhalle
14.02.20 Stuttgart, clubCANN
15.02.20 Köln, Gebäude 9
18.02.20 Düsseldorf Altstadt, The Tube Club
19.02.20 Bielefeld, Forum
20.02.20 Bremen, Lagerhaus
21.02.20 Hamburg, Fabrik
22.02.20 Berlin, SO 36
04.03.20 Leipzig, WERK 2 - Kulturfabrik
05.03.20 Dresden, Scheune
05.03.20 Dresden, GrooveStation
06.03.20 Potsdam, Lindenpark
07.03.20 Lübeck, Treibsand
08.03.20 Husum, Speicher Husum e.V.
10.03.20 Braunschweig, KufA Haus
11.03.20 Dortmund, Junkyard
12.03.20 Salzburg (AT), Rockhouse
13.03.20 München, Feierwerk e.V.
13.03.20 München, Hansa 39 (Feierwerk)
14.03.20 Erlangen, E-Werk
19.03.20 Wien (AT), Arena
21.03.20 Lindau, Club Vaudeville
hackedepicciotto ('The Current' Spring Tour)
17.02.20 Klagenfurt (AT), Hafenstadt
21.02.20 Wien (AT), RHIZ
22.02.20 Linz (AT), Kapu
28.02.20 Frankfurt am Main, The Cave
29.02.20 Freiburg, Slow Club
06.03.20 Dresden, Die Scheune
07.03.20 Leipzig, UT Connewitz
25.03.20 Berlin, Berghain Kantine
22.04.20 Zürich (CH), Bogen F
24.04.20 Bern (CH), Dampfzentrale
12.05.20 Köln, Stadtgarten (soundswrongfeelsright)
21.02.20 Dresden, Chemiefabrik (Record Release)
27.02.20 Berlin, Badehaus
28.02.20 Leipzig, Noch Besser Leben
29.02.20 Weißwasser, Telux
05.03.20 Dortmund, Hafenschänke Subrosa
06.03.20 Oberhausen, Druckluft
26.03.20 Frankfurt, The Cave
28.03.20 Karlsruhe, Kohi
29.03.20 Solingen, Waldmeister
23.04.20 Jena, Café Wagner
24.04.20 Halle, GiG Kneipe
25.04.20 Erfurt, Kulturquartier
06.06.20 Dresden, Societätstheater
27.06.20 Großkmehlen, Hometown Festival
15.10.20 Chemnitz, Aaltra
03.11.20 Hannover, Café Glocksee
04.11.20 Hildesheim, Club VEB
06.11.20 Berlin, Kantine am Berghain (tbc)
26.11.20 Dresden, Ostpol
27.02.20 München, Backstage
28.02.20 Regensburg, Eventhall Airport
29.02.20 Bochum, Rockpalast
03.03.20 Hamburg, Hafenklang
04.03.20 Köln, Blue Shell
05.03.20 Berlin, Maze Club
06.03.20 Wien (AT), Escape
07.03.20 Lichtenfels, Paunchy Cats
Burnt Friedman & Mohammad Reza Mortazavi
29.02.20 Berlin, Supamolly
Galv (DITOur 2020)
20.03.20 Augsburg, Soho Stage
21.03.20 Wiesbaden, Schlachthof - Tapefabrik
27.03.20 Hamburg, Häkken
28.03.20 Hannover, Mephisto
03.04.20 Göttingen, Vinyl Reservat
04.04.20 Bochum, Trompete
09.04.20 Chemnitz, Atomino
10.04.20 Berlin, Badehaus
12.04.20 Regensburg, Heimat
17.04.20 Freiburg, Harmonie
03.04.20 Stuttgart, Freund & Kupferstecher
27.03.20 Berlin, Lido
28.03.20 München, EgoFM Festival Muffathalle
30.03.20 Wien (AT), Porgy & Bess
Madsius Ovanda (Talking Underwater Release Tour)
01.04.20 Ludwigshafen, dasHaus
02.04.20 Nürnberg, Blok
03.04.20 Kempten, Künstlerhaus
04.04.20 München, Milla
05.04.20 Leipzig, Neues Schauspiel
07.04.20 Köln, Club Subwa
08.04.20 Hamburg, Häkken
09.04.20 Berlin, Auster Club
04.04.20 Dortmund, Warsteiner Music Hall
05.04.20 München, TonHalle
07.04.20 Stuttgart, Liederhalle
08.04.20 Erlangen, Kongresszentrum Heinrich-Lades-Halle
09.04.20 Hamburg, Sporthalle
11.04.20 Leipzig, Haus Auensee
12.04.20 Wiesbaden, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
13.04.20 Köln, Palladium
15.04.20 Hannover, Swiss Life Hall
16.04.20 Berlin, Columbiahalle
17.04.20 Berlin, Columbiahalle
21.04.20 Wien (AT), Arena
22.04.20 Zürich (CH), X-TRA
19.06.20 Scheeßel, Hurricane Festival
19.06.20 Neuhausen Ob Eck, Southside Festival
25.06.20 St. Gallen (CH), Open Air St. Gallen
15.07.20 Wabern bei Bern (CH), Gurtenfestival
14.08.20 Leipzig, Highfield Festival
Igorrr (full band)
05.04.20 Zürich (CH), Dynamo
07.04.20 München, Backstage
08.04.20 Bochum, Zeche
09.04.20 Stuttgart, Wizeman
14.04.20 Hamburg, Gruenspan
16.04.20 Berlin, Columbia Theater,
21.04.20 Wien (AT), Szene
14.05.20 Wuppertal, LCB (Live Club Barmen)
19.05.20 Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie (Kl. Saal)
23.05.20 Hamburg, Nochtspeicher
24.05.20 Berlin, Kantine am Berghain
28.05.20 Basel (CH), Sommercasino (Czar Fest)
27.05.20 Frankfurt, Batschkapp
28.05.20 Köln, Palladium
29.05.20 Hamburg, Grosse Freiheit 36
30.05.20 Berlin, Astra Kulturhaus
31.05.20 München, Backstage Werk
25.09.20 Frankfurt, Lotte Lindenberg
26.09.20 Lauterbach, Schloss Eisenbach
14.10.20 München, Milla Club
16.10.20 Leipzig, Horns Erben
17.10.20 Magdeburg, Moritzhof
21.10.20 Hamburg, Thalia Theater (Nachtasyl)
22.10.20 Göttingen, Nörgelbuff
23.10.20 Paderborn, Deelenhaus
24.10.20 Köln, Die Wohngemeinschaft
25.10.20 Münster, Pension Schmidt
28.10.20 Kassel, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
29.10.20 Dortmund, subrosa
30.10.20 Düsseldorf, Hotel Friends
31.10.20 Bielefeld, Bunker Ulmenwall
01.11.20 Schermbeck, Ehemalige reformierte Kirche
05.11.20 Darmstadt, Künstlerkeller
06.11.20 Neunkirchen, Stummsche Reithalle
07.11.20 Bayreuth, Das Zentrum!