March 13th, 2013




ATOM TM – HD (Raster-Noton)

Function Live @ Boiler Room Berlin (06-03-2013)

A Made Up Sound @ 5 Days Off, Melkweg, Amsterdam (07-03-2013)

Donato Dozzy – Babylon market mix

The Black Dog – Dark Wave 10 – The 353 To S1


Perc vs Sawf podcast – for |BEATNIK| and Reform #006

T012 – with ONN





October 23rd, 2010

Bleep Podcast 003 – Raster Noton Special

Published: 20.10.10  Download MP3

Created from the mergence of labels rastermusic and noton in 1999, Raster-Noton has become the leading platform for experimental electronic sound. Blurring the boundaries between music, installations and publications, the overarching aesthetic is of the highest fidelity. Based in Chemnitz / Germany, it is run by Olaf Bender and Carsten Nicolai, who over see the production of some the most exquisite and uniquely packaged releases, Raster-Noton reinforces the fetishism of collecting physical music. The label’s stable of artists such as Alva Noto, Frank Bretschneider, Byetone and the labels supergroup Signal, together with experimental stalwarts Mika Vainio, Wolfgang Voigt and Atom TM, alongside a new generation electronic artists such as Aoki Takamasa and Grischa Lichtenberger, all create a roster that consistently challenges the perception of ‘electronic music’.

June 21st, 2010

anbb – Ret Marut Handshake

anbb – Ret Marut Handshake

“being friends and admirers of each other’s work for a long time, electronic music composer / visual artist alva noto (carsten nicolai) and composer / voice-artist blixa bargeld (also known as singer of einstürzende neubauten and guitarist of nick cave and the bad seeds) decided to join forces to initiate a collaborative project in 2007.

together they developed a musical concept based on the combination of improvisation and abstraction. the impulsive live performance of blixa bargeld and the elaborated beat structures and sound landscapes of alva noto merge to a surprising and unexpected result. working on their own experimental material that gains its strength from the spontaneity of the live-performance of bargeld’s voice as well as rethinking traditional songs in their own special manner, they deliver an outstanding and inspiring musical blend for their audience” …via raster-noton

May 15th, 2010

Frank Bretschneider – Exp

May 2010 will see the release of EXP, a new audio-visual work from Frank Bretschneider based on the idea that “fine art should attain the abstract purity of music”

EXP includes both an audio CD featuring 35 tracks, and a data CD featuring the live visuals of tracks 01 to 20 as a quicktime movie file (.mov).

1. Monopuls
2. Blue: Cobalt
3. Strobe Room
4. Blue: Ultramarine
5. Chamber Jazz
6. Biplex
7. Blue: Cyan
8. B.L.U.E. (Best Linear Unbiased Estimator)
9. Polylog
10. Node
11. Orion
12. Spin
13. Novo Duplex
14. Blue: Electric
15. Mass
16. Blue: Aluminate
17. Ventilator
18. Colour Wheel
19. Tron
20. Echolog
21. Reflec
22. Multimath Duplex
23. Polycopter
24. Memory
25. Phased Out
26. Oscillation
27. Funkalogic
28. Monoplex
29. Multiplex
30. Panback
31. Blue Prussian
32. Lightweight
33. Satellite
34. Crystal Dub
25. (For Kyoka)

January 8th, 2010

Mika Vainio – Time Examined

“In the past thirteen years Mika Vainio has exhibited in some of the major art spaces in Europe, and he has collaborated with both a number of important artists and curators. Since his musical work has been in the focus of attention, his installations have never gained the broader recognition they deserve — without good reason. In the present book, an overview will give a clear outline of this segment of his oeuvre. Also his realized soundtracks for other artists, in the genres of video, film and dance are included. Each work is presented with a significant selection of images (installation views, visuals or sketches) and an explanatory text to deliver its basic idea. In the two essays Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Daniela Cascella – longtime companions and collaborators — delicately introduce Vainio’s conceptions to further enlight the reader’s understanding. On the enclosed CDs one can find a selection of tracks created for the respective installations and soundtracks.

catalogue + 2 CD audio, 92 pages, colour/monochrome, texts by daniel klemm, daniela cascella and carl michael von hausswolff

CD1 – mika vanio. time examined, all tracks originate from the installation and soundtrack pieces presented in the book

CD2 – Ø + noto. mikro makro, this is a re-issue of the original CD released on noton/rastermusic in 1997″ raster-noton

Album: Time Examined

Artist: Mika Vainio

Gerne: Electronic

Style: Abstract, Experimental

Label: Raster-Noton

Released: 10 Feb 2010

Tracklist :
Mika Vainio. Time Examined
1-1 Ilmanvaihto 7:19
1-2 -27 1:32
1-3 The Human Fly 3:13
1-4 Berns 5:49
1-5 Half Awake Half Asleep 4:07
1-6 Berlin Sound Chamber 9:32
1-7 3 x Wall Clocks 2:33
1-8 Omertà 7:14
1-9 Monumentti 2:01
1-10 Sondear 5:42
1-11 4 x Radio 18:32
Ø + Noto. Mikro Makro
2-1 Ø – Untitled 12:30
2-2 Noto – Untitled 10:04
2-3 Ø – Untitled 11:54
2-4 Noto – Untitled 6:33

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