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Sven Kacirek & Thomas Klein - Selekt 3: Rhythmus I–IV

Sven Kacirek & Thomas Klein - Selekt 3: Rhythmus I–IV


Thomas Klein, drummer of the band Kreidler and solo artists under the moniker Sølyst, and Sven Kacirek, solo artist and "collaborator" with Nils Frahm, Stefan Schneider and others, are two percussionists who are well-established in the electronic music scene. On ...

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Rolf Trostel - Der Prophet

Rolf Trostel - Der Prophet


Rolf Trostel is a protagonist of the so-called Berlin School, to which belong such artists as Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze. Electronic Pop was the musical goal of Trostel's third album "Der Prophet", which was released in the same year as ...

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Camera - Phantom of Liberty

Camera - Phantom of Liberty


Camera is rightly compared with icons of seventies Krautrock such as Neu! and La Düsseldorf, with a tight and driving sound, yet they are still somehow unpredictable. Hardly any other band understands how to mutate tiny musical nuances into volcanic ...

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V/A – Covered In Darkness

V/A – Covered In Darkness


Panta rei - said someone once, and he was probably right. Songs which a man brought up with as time pass become "cult" (or just old) and in the life of every music reviewer comes a moment, a day that: damn it! It's been 20 years since the release of the album! More, on the dusty shelf in the old room at one’s parents home still lays cassette. Misfortunes usually ...

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Interview with Chris Corner/IAMX

Interview with Chris Corner/IAMX


"Metanoia" is a special album, made with incredible solicitude both when it comes to contained sounds and lyrics. It is the release, on which there is no place for randomness of sounds, and at the same time it is a fascinating journey through altered states of sub-consciousness, artistry of details with victorious improvisation. Everything is carefully arranged, and created music is on an extremely high level. Sounds clarity, refinement of ...

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Bluetown Electronica - Is It Time Yet?

Bluetown Electronica - Is It Time Yet?


"My beloved …where can we go tonight?" In the county of Kent near the mouth of the river Thames a small island Sheppey is situated. The island has an area of ​​91km² (for comparison area of ​​Warsaw is 517km²). I have checked it. On the island in a local community center operate an internet radio which operates thanks to the work of volunteers. On the radio, every Sunday evening ...

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Full line up Castle Party 2016!

Full line up Castle Party 2016!


We gladly present the full line up of this year's edition of Castle Party Festival!  

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Wave Gotik Treffen in just two weeks!

Wave Gotik Treffen in just two weeks!


25th anniversary of Wave-Gotik-Treffen: dark-romantic celebrations that take part every year at Whitsun in Leipzig - Germany. Twenty-four years ago, two Gothic people from Leipzig had an unusual idea: They didn’t want to create yet another dark music festival but ...

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Arms and Sleepers in Poznań!

Arms and Sleepers in Poznań!


Arms and Sleepers - 10 Year Anniversary Tour! In May 2016, Arms and Sleepers will celebrate their 10th anniversary during special, European tour featuring whole band, presenting material from all the previous works. Tour will include following countries:  Czech Republic, Poland, ...

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