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Museleon - First World War Project taster
EM News Poster: Bert - Date: Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:39 pm
Museleon is a side-project by Odette Johnson, one half of Soundician; this is what she writes about the WWI project she's been working on:

I have been creating electronic music for some time and also have been working on a sound / image / film project about the First World War, since starting out all those years ago.
It is something that I return to from time to time, but I was spurred on to try and complete it by the centenary and set myself a couple of goals.
- To create a memorial piece for every year of the war
- To actually get the whole project, which is quite large, finished by November 2018.

I have created pieces about the start of the war(1914), Piccardy(1915), the first use of tanks (1916) and here for 1917, the Battle of Passchendaele. It's a sort of electronic soundscape requiem that covers all aspects and often not with a happy ending.
I decided this year to give a taster of what it's like since the Battle of Passchendaele was truly terrible, an understatement from me.
Listen here:


1917 - Army of Death
Passchendaele: 31 July - 6 November 1917
It was infamous not only for the scale of casualties, but also for the mud. For the sake of a few kilometres, the British lost 310,000 men and the Germans 260,000.
For this piece there are two major themes.
- The poem, The Army of Death by Charles Hamilton Sorley (1895 - 1915)killed by sniper at the age of 21 at the Battle of Loos.
- The use of horses on the front.
Conditions were severe for horses at the front; they were killed by artillery fire, suffered from skin disorders, and were injured by poison gas. Hundreds of thousands of horses died, and many more were treated at veterinary hospitals and sent back to the front. Procuring fodder was a major issue, and Germany lost many horses to starvation.
By 1917, Britain had over a million horses and mules in service, but harsh conditions, especially during winter, resulted in heavy los... (Read More)
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Delia Derbyshire to be honoured with posthumous PhD
EM News Poster: Vignoble @ Co. - Date: Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:25 pm

check here

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Bruno Sanfilippo's Piano Textures 4 on vinyl
EM News Poster: Bert - Date: Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:10 pm
Piano Textures 4 on special transparent vinyl edition 180g pressing, waxed black paper covers antistatic poly lined inner sleeves + postcard, or Digipack CD. Analog mastered by Ian Hawgood
You can get a copy at bandcamp>: https://brunosanfilippo.bandcamp.com/album/piano-textures-4
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WavemansUnderground & Norbert EM / Ambient 2+2
EM News Poster: waveman2.3 - Date: Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:55 pm
Friday 24 november Underground Experts Norbert & John on-air i 20.00-0.30(7pm - 11.30 UK) You are welcome in the chat

http://www.underground-aexpaerten.de/Radio1.html or www.radiosunrise.de

Norbert 20.00: Steve Schroyder(Ex-Tangerine Dream), Matzumi(2x), Spyra, Radio Massacre International

Waveman 22.00: Modulator ESP, Sequential Dreams, Robert Logan, Jeffrey Koepper, Altus, Steen Chorchendorff Jorgensen, Distant Fires Burning, Tim Kays, Sharpen! Strokes, Andy Pickford. All tracks 2017 only!
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Guido Meyer Lightyears The Movie
EM News Poster: Guido Meyer - Date: Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:32 am
When I finished the recordings for "Lightyears" (The Album) in 2005, I occasionally lay on the couch and often listened to the music I had just created. I have always had this film of travel through the universe and just this whole space / Future Fiction in my mind's eye.

And that's exactly what Lightyears was perfect for!

As a concept album about the end of the world and our solar system, with titles that glide seamlessly into each other. , it takes the concentrated listener on a musical journey into faraway galaxies which still calls in the 12th year after their appearance to be started.

But now in sound AND picture!

I had already documented my musical existence in video clips before (YouTube). To implement my ideas for Lightyears The Movie my previous video software was not enough. So first a little money for a reasonable software had to to be invested.

"First the music, ...

I already had that (since 12 years). For Lightyears The Movie, I just slightly reworked the sound. Especially everything was mixed a lot louder (so it fits for mobile phones or notebooks now as well as for your home 5.1 sound system). It was adapted to the MP3 format so to speak sound technically.

. , then the movie

First of all, for those of you who think after the first few minutes, such a Guido Meyer 2002 clip show again (if you know one or the other older clips on YouTube), you're wrong. The movie increases from title to title.

At some point I began to search the Internet for freely available videos and animations. On the subject of Lightyears of course related primarily material about ... "Space"! In the beginning I was worried because I thought I never get enough material in my life, but in the end I had so much , that sometimes I could hardly decide which video would fit better now!

Alone the search took hours and days. Now the amount of useful clips and animations just had to be cut and put together so ... (Read More)
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syndae - episode 409
EM News Poster: treibklang - Date: Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:00 pm
Lucky be you living on the southern hemisphere theses days, as it's bright all day long and everything is so green and shiny. Over here, late autumn, barely any leafs on the trees, dark and cold outside, where is the fun? Well, I can tell ya, in here it is. Colourful and in plenty variations. Brand new material to listen to as well as a cool track from earlier this century. To me it spend a lot of happiness and made me forget the bad weather. So I hope you will enjoy the music as much as I, tonight presenting tracks by Stefan Erbe (Genesys), Eat Static (Last Ship to Paradise), Push Against New Fakes (Be Kind), MacroNoise (My Steps Lead Backwards), Seifert & SteinbĂŒchel (Intellectual Property - Counterfeit Remixes Part 1), Ian Boddy & Bernhard Wöstheinrich (MoirĂ©).

Pulling colourful strings on

Yours, Stefan
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Name your price download - Black Friday at REWO RECORDS
EM News Poster: REWO Records - Date: Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:16 pm
Black Friday sales.

The download-only album "The First Ten Years" is now been offered for FREE or name your price. Here's the link:


SPECIAL PRICES for the STARGAZER & BAURAUM albums. Until November 27th, 2017 only EUR 2.99 for the download-version.

STARGAZER: https://rewo.bandcamp.com/album/stargazer

BAURAUM: https://rewo.bandcamp.com/album/bauraum
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Free download "Expansion" Brendan Pollard
EM News Poster: rogueelement - Date: Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:42 am
For the next few days I have put a free download option on the 2005 release Expansion. Enjoy.

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free download Flux Echoes by Brendan Pollard
EM News Poster: Bert - Date: Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:28 pm
For the next few days there's a free download option on the 2007 release "Flux Echoes".

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Bill Laurance & Suzanne Ciani @ VPRO Vrije Geluiden
EM News Poster: Vignoble @ Co. - Date: Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:38 am

For those who missed it:

Bill Laurance & Suzanne Ciani @ Vrije Geluiden November 5th, 2017


Watch here

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