Asmus Tietchens & Frans de Waard | OordeelAufabwegen (CD/DL) The pairing of two important figures in the world of experimental sound doesn’t come any more interesting than these two prolific gentlemen meeting in collaboration. From the very first note herein the listener is hooked by the pared down minimalistic approach to electronic music at its […]

Marc Behrens | Mut Att Narc Imm aufabwegen (CD/DL) In a title without any easy translation comes the latest from German artist/composer Marc Behrens, Mut Att Narc Imm (Edition: 300, digipak, 3 tracks). Opening with Imm (A), we are immediately transported to a setting will with soft industrial exhaust.  The press information and all located […]

Cranioclast | Cract On Sail aufabwegen (LP/DL) It’s hard to imagine, but it’s here, the first new album by German duo Cranioclast (Soltan Karik and Sankt Klario) in twenty-five years! The two, active since the 80s offer Cract On Sail which contains two lengthy tracks with a near identical run-time of twenty-seven and a half […]

Asmus Tietchens + David Lee Myers Arcs (aufabwegen; CD/DL) Released back in January, we finally caught up with this striking collaboration from veteran sound artists Asmus Tietchens + David Lee Myers. Arcs is an album, a baker’s dozen of numbered tracks (Arcs 01-13) under the same title. This is the duo’s third shared recording (Flussdichte, Disco […]

aufabwegen50. ausgewaehlte geraeusche – Various Artists DEGEM CD 15: XV – Various Artists RECOMMENDED: The German/Swiss Auf Abwegen imprint run by publisher/curator Till Kniola (Köln) and Christian Bláha (Zürich) semi-regularly releases some of the best abstract/experimental music on earth while maintaining a schedule of live gigs/events.They tend to the vast discography archives of the preeminent […]

Fabio Perletta + Asmus Tietchens Deflections (aufabwegen; CD/DL) Asmus Tietchens, in my humble opinion, is by far one of the most underrated German composers of his era. Recording since the late 70’s the man has a discography a mile long, including multiple collaborations, like this one, with Italian field recording sound artist Fabio Perletta, he […]