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Monthly Archives: February 2006

FRET

Written on February 22, 2006 at 15:54, by

Review in FRET (www.popinstituut.nl): Het vanuit het oosten des lands opererende label esc.rec. is bijna aan zijn tiende release toe. Waar ze al die artiesten opduiken is een raadsel, maar dit is alweer de zoveelste eigenzinnige en leuke plaat van vrij onbekende elektronica-experimentatoren. De basis voor Gluid werd in 2002 gelegd in een café in  Continue Reading »

2,3,4 March: ~DIF #02

Written on February 20, 2006 at 17:18, by

Het Kunstenlab, WILLIE and Burgerweeshuis organize ~DIF#02, a series of experimental sound evenings in Deventer. Spread over three nights and three different locations there are performances by amongst others Vance Orchestra, Anal Warrior / Ironsakti, Machinefabriek, Coolhaven, Toxic Chicken, Kettel and Secede. All this for only 5 euro! Now you know you don’t want to  Continue Reading »

Sonomu

Written on February 20, 2006 at 15:52, by

Review by SONOMU (www.sonomu.net): A stunning success of aural artistry by one Gluid, from Holland, I do believe. His self-titled debut (?) is made up of beats, glitches, a dab of dub, hummable melodies and some extremely judicious samples, both vocal (American politicos pronouncing on the war on terrorism) and musical, and then primarily acoustic.  Continue Reading »

Vital Weekly

Written on February 12, 2006 at 15:51, by

Review in VITAL WEEKLY (www.vitalweekly.net): Now this is something to put into the player and then think: NO WAY! This guy has worked with sounds recorded by someone else (all of them acoustic, mind you) and turned it into something completely lounge ambient whatever thingy. How does this guy have the nerve to treat field  Continue Reading »

Vital Weekly

Written on February 12, 2006 at 15:04, by

Review in VITAL WEEKLY (www.vitalweekly.net): This is not music that crosses these pages regularly: the best description is probably symphonic pop (?). Transfolmer is an artist with many capacities and that may well be his biggest problem. Explanation: his music is so rich in texture, ambience and sound palette, that most people will turn away  Continue Reading »

Transfolmer – Music For Your Eyes

Written on February 2, 2006 at 11:50, by

Title: Music For Your Eyes Artist: Transfolmer Available format: Download Catalog#: esc.rec.9 Tracklisting 01 Some remedy (4.28) 02 Tua (4.24) 03 No more chasing dragons (4.17) 04 No words (2.58) 05 Banjo (0.42) 06 Friesche veen (1.47) 07 Ether (4.56) 08 Sound of trees (3.29) 09 Xylo (0.36) 10 Waterglow (2.55) 11 Spacebeat (4.11) 12  Continue Reading »