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Karsten Pflum

Karsten Pflum is a restlessly creative Danish musician who has generated a wide-ranging discography of rhythmically complicated, melodic digital music which rivals that of the greatest artists in Skam or Rephlex, although he hasn’t received quite simply because much recognition. Blessed Jacob Helverskov Madsen, he started creating music beneath the name Slaphead Faun, but turned towards the moniker Karsten Pflum for his initial discharge, 2002’s “Lire Skuffe” 7″ on Snake Eye (a sublabel of Worm User interface). Debut record Tracks, an extraordinary set of lively IDM/drill’n’bass, appeared on Worm User interface in 2003. This is implemented in 2004 with the Dogcatcher EP on Sensitive Productions. 2005 noticed the discharge of Karsten Pflum’s second full-length, Flugten Fra År 2000, and a divide 12″ with breakcore musician Puzzleweasel, both on Danish label Jenka Music. Rump Recordings, another Danish label, released Karsten Pflum’s third record, Idhax, in 2006, aswell as limited 7″ one “God.” The somewhat jazzy Fuck Music, Easy EP premiered by Bohnerwachs Tontraeger in 2007. Over time of comparative inactivity (apart from several remixes and compilation monitors) and his relocation to Berlin, Karsten Pflum came back this year 2010 with Slaphead Faun (on Mindwaves Music), a assortment of previously unreleased monitors from 2002-2007 called after his previous alias. He also released Nemo Loon, a 12″ EP offering the Danish artist’s outsider undertake the United kingdom dubstep audio, on Advertisement Noiseam that calendar year. He agreed upon with Ant-Zen sublabel Hymen Information, who released 2011’s No Noia My Like, which wedded Pflum’s prior drum’n’bass-influenced design with ideas of large dubstep bass. Austrian label HalloWien Imagination released “Boxer,” a 7″ one in cooperation with DJ Scotch Bonnet (aka chiptune musician DJ Scotch Egg), in 2012. Pflum’s following record for Hymen, Sleepwald, was a generally beatless excursion into ambient music. 2014 digital EP Toffyland Paths on Merry Ex-Mas Information was nearer to acidity techno/electro, and 2015’s Dode (his third record for Hymen) was a assortment of clear-cut ambient electro motivated by role-playing video games.

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