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berlin postrock by autopilot / emphase head guido moebius, from 2002.
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ES-07CD | EMPHASE

"For the ONE-7inch series this exceptional saxophonist has allowed the slide-sax to lead a life of its own. This unusual instrument works in a similar way to a slide whistle and is something of a curiosity in the world or saxophones. The slide-saxophone was invented in ...
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ONEseries#7 | EMPHASE

"STEPHAN MEYER - a man and his Yamaha PS-55 Portasound-Keyboard. Funny lo-fi grooves recorded on 4-track. File under cheapo plastic organ trash. No programming, all played live. Stephan obviously likes the drum-presets, his distortion pedal and the arpeggio-function of ...
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EMPHASOLO#4 | EMPHASE

"Vert called it 'octatone rag' for two reasons: it uses a scale called the octatonic scale and it reminded him of ragtime, particularly in the first part. The octatonic scale was invented (discovered? popularised?) by Olivier Messiaen, it's one of what he called the ...
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EMPHASOLO#5 | EMPHASE

"Sonderfeld is an idiosyncratic German band lead by Tom Waits incarnation Norbert Sonderfeld. The group has established their unique style with several releases on Veracity and Moloko Plus. Always open for musical experiments, Sonderfeld recorded a track for Vol.3 of ...
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EMPHASOLO#3 | EMPHASE

"In la salida (the journey) the Berlin-based guitarist and performance-artist Rainer Frey (aka "YREF") created a very concentrated, trance-like guitar piece. YREF freed the word 'trance' from the weight of all cliches and reduced it to it's pure meaning: the ...
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EMPHASOLO#2 | EMPHASE

"After the release of 40 Sekunden ohne Gewicht, emphase is proud to present this first miniklon-release. 1,5 Farfisa was composed and recorded by miniklon-member Dirk Specht. In fact he used only one Farfisa, but several distortion- and compression-effects. That's why ...
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EMPHASOLO#1 | EMPHASE

"With "Tisch Null", Reichel - who has composed entire operas for the daxophon and has become world famous for its invention - has recorded an exclusive daxo-piece for emphase records. With its complex polyphony, its bouncing rhythm and its wonderfully off-key humor, ...
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es-11/ONEseries#6 | EMPHASE

"Concerning structure and composition, Anne Laplatine's music owes more to the baroque fugue than to the track. In addition to that, her sound is also very un-electronic, because Laplantine uses all kinds of acoustic instruments as sources for her sounds: flute, guitar, ...
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ES09CD | EMPHASE