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Atom Heart

Composer and developer Uwe Schmidt is among experimental electronic music’s most prolific and prodigious post-techno experimentalists. Issuing a overflow of materials under a number of pseudonyms (from singles and compilation songs to scads of EPs and full-lengths) and keeping an almost challenging album-a-month launch routine through his personal Rather Interesting …

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Asmus Tietchens

Active because the mid-’60s, synthesizer experimentalist and musique concrète manufacturer Asmus Tietchens is a main influence on many generations of avant-garde digital music artists and sound performers. Heavily motivated by Karlheinz Stockhausen, he provides pursued “overall music” through rigid formal exercises. His music is frequently severe, alien, and abstract, but …

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Tod Dockstader

Producing a thin but groundbreaking body system of function possessed of a musical sensibility typically missing from your tape constructions of his contemporaries, Tod Dockstader was among America’s foremost composers of musique concrète, creating electronic soundscapes educated by genuine drama and mystery. Created March 20, 1932, in St. Paul, Minnesota, …

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Mika Vainio

Sometimes referred to as Ø, Mika Vainio was the co-founder of Finnish techno duo Skillet Sonic (referred to as Panasonic until 1998), whose innovative make of blistering rhythmic sound and uncompromising minimalism transformed them into perhaps one of the most popular exports in the Northern Euro techno underground. Unlike Skillet …

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Vainqueur

Following a collapse from the Berlin Wall structure as well as the rise of electronic dance music, Rene Löwe immersed himself within the files he bought at the Hard Polish record shop. When Detroit performers started frequenting Berlin in the first ’90s to collaborate and DJ, Löwe became close with …

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Deathprod

Norwegian producer and musician Helge Sten began dark ambient task Deathprod in 1991, using the release of a restricted self-released cassette. His terrifying debut recording, Treetop Drive, found its way to 1994, showcasing his skill for creating bleak, haunted scenery with acoustic tools and innovative homemade creation techniques. Imaginary Tracks …

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Experimental Audio Research

Experimental Audio Study — E.A.R. for brief — was a loosely associated set up of performers mainly spearheaded by Range frontman Sonic Increase; every once in awhile, the group also included, amongst others, My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields, God’s Kevin Martin, and AMM’s Eddie Prevost. Being a revolving workout in …

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Svarte Greiner

Svarte Greiner (“Dark Branches”) was the nom de scène of 1 Erik K. Skodvin, creator from the Miasmah label, who also documented as fifty percent of Deaf Middle. While his function for the reason that shadowy duo experienced a lush, cinematic experience somewhat comparable to Angelo Badalamenti’s film ratings for …

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Dord

Experimental artist Jeffrey B. Jackson performs frequently beneath the alias of Dord, and because the past due ’80s, has attemptedto break further fresh sonic place with each following documenting. Dord’s debut documenting, The Dismal Noises of Dord, was an off-the-wall collection put together more than a six calendar year period, …

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Monolake

Monolake were being among the most acclaimed and enduring performers to arise through the Berlin-based Basic Route/Chain Response label group, work by Moritz “Maurizio” von Oswald and house to such champions of minimalist dub-techno austerity seeing that Vainqueur, Material, and Porter Ricks. Monolake in the beginning contains Robert Henke and …

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