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Styrofoam

The electronic one-man project referred to as Styrofoam found existence in Antwerp, Belgium, but missed its feet until moving to Berlin in early stages, and immersing itself within the developing rock/electronic cross scene which was taking that city by storm in the first many years of the 21st century. The only real designer behind the moniker, Arne Vehicle Petegem, quickly constructed a solid pursuing in his fresh home, and captured the eye of Morr Music. Styrofoam released its 1st recording for the label, THE IDEA Misser, in 2000, accompanied by a string of effective produces, including 2001’s A BRIEF Recording About Murder, 2003’s I’m What’s There showing That Something’s Lacking, and 2004’s Nothing’s Shed. An EP (Center Without a Brain) adopted the album produces, nonetheless it was to become the final for Styrofoam beneath the assistance of Morr. Although the majority of Styrofoam’s function — up up to now — was solely solo function, focusing on Vehicle Petegem’s suggestions and ideas in a fairly intimate documenting atmosphere, he do manage a small number of remixes (Jimmy Eat Globe, for just one) and collaborations with various other Morr performers (Notwist, Lali Puna). His following move, towards the acclaimed label Nettwerk, also noticed Truck Petegem dealing with outside manufacturers on his Styrofoam work with the very first time. The 2008 full-length (and debut for Nettwerk) ONE THOUSAND Phrases featured the creation team Polish, Ltd. and visitor performances from Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat Globe), Blake Threat, and Josh Rouse.

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