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Founded in Chemnitz (earlier Karl-Marx-Stadt) in 1996, Raster-Noton became one of the most prominent labels for electronic music and soundart around. Run by Olaf Bender, Frank Bretschneider and Carsten Nicolai, the huge catalogue includes, next to their own recordings (also as Alva Noto, Komet or Byetone) releases by Vladislav Delay, Robert Lippok, Mark Fell, Senking, Ryoji Ikeda, AtomTM, Kangding Ray and more.

 

 
"with »walzerzyklus«, atomTM returns to raster to complete his series that has once begun with »liedgut« and continued with »winterreise«. the 7 tracks, created in collaboration with russian singer lisokot, are subdivided into 3 pieces of 2 minutes each and 4 ...
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R-N176-2 | RASTER-NOTON

"with »walzerzyklus«, atomTM returns to raster to complete his series that has once begun with »liedgut« and continued with »winterreise«. the 7 tracks, created in collaboration with russian singer lisokot, are subdivided into 3 pieces of 2 minutes each and 4 ...
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R-N176 | RASTER-NOTON

"the debut album by belief defect, finds shelter and complicity in raster as home and label. familiar with the underground music scene and how its skeptical nature can also be an obstacle to overcome, belief defect abandon any claim or credit in an attempt to transcend ...
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R178 | RASTER-NOTON

"island people is a new band project consisting of mastering engineer conor dalton, grammy award winning producer david donaldson, and musician and DJ graeme reedie. on their first record, they present their collaborative work that evolved over the past three years. ...
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R174 | RASTER-NOTON

"island people is a new band project consisting of mastering engineer conor dalton, grammy award winning producer david donaldson, and musician and DJ graeme reedie. on their first record, they present their collaborative work that evolved over the past three years. ...
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R174 | RASTER-NOTON

"after a break of 5 years, alva noto continues his xerrox series with »xerrox vol. 3«, entitled "towards space", a journey that started with »xerrox vol. 1«, referring to the "old world", and »xerrox vol. 2«, heading "to the new world". using the process of ...
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R-N159-2 | RASTER-NOTON

catalogue + 2 CD audio, 92 pages "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 ...
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R-N109 | RASTER-NOTON

"dedicated to promote young and evolving artists and to present musical diamonds in the rough, raster-noton is curating the unun series which name refers to the chemical elements 111-119. »unalloyed, unlicensed, all night!« is jesse osborne-lanthier's first release on ...
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R-N119 | RASTER-NOTON

"cory arcane found her comfort zone in a constant state of crisis, and her liberation through love, sensuality, and high-speed internet access. as some might recall, she used to struggle with her own decay, navigating an intricate web of bureaucracy, endless ...
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R-N167 | RASTER-NOTON

"»LA DEMEURE; il y a peril en la demeure« is the opening to a five-part complex of works by artist grischa lichtenberger. »LA DEMEURE« - the residence - could be outlined as intimacy, a symbol of isolation and its possibilities. the joy of being isolated and having ...
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R-N169 | RASTER-NOTON

"atomTM's ep »riding the void« is, together with the visual works of »HD+«, the conclusion of his critical yet delightful examination of pop music and culture on raster-noton. like the previous ep »ich bin meine maschine«, »riding the void« is set up very ...
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R-N160 | RASTER-NOTON

feat. Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Martin Rössel. "the penultimate issue of raster-noton's unun series features »gomila park«, a new project by the two swedish musicians martin rössel and carl michael von hausswolff that started in spring 2013 in palma de ...
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R-N118 | RASTER-NOTON

"frank bretschneider's new project SINN + FORM (MEANING AND FORM) is based on the idea of a fundamentally chaotic world as we know it from mathematical or physical theories and models (dynamical systems, probability theory, stochastic systems), and the constant attempt ...
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R-N157 | RASTER-NOTON

"dedicated to promote young and evolving artists and to present musical diamonds in the rough, raster-noton is curating the unun series, which name derives from the atomic numbers of the chemical elements 111-119. »vortices« is ueno masaaki's first release on ...
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R-N117 | RASTER-NOTON

"CAPSIZE RECOVERY takes the listener on a ride through a very dark universe of gloomy sounds and atmospheres. the eight rather longish tracks of the album are characterized by senking's epic signature sounds - creepy hovering bass lines, clean and slowed down drums, ...
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R-N152 | RASTER-NOTON

"SUPER.TRIGGER is an absolute trove of percussive tensions and frequency driven finesse and deals mainly with the basic principles of any modern music: rhythm. frank bretschneider takes his, never simple, but all the more heartfelt relationship to rhythm and its ...
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R-N149 | RASTER-NOTON

PIXEL - MANTLE (CD)

""mantle" is already pixel's forth release on raster-noton since his debut in 2003 and a further exploration of his approach to rhythm-driven, electronic music. the overall atmosphere which is produced by the fragile but nevertheless complex sounds is gloomy and quite ...
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R-N139 | RASTER-NOTON

"With »and IV (inertia)«, Grischa Lichtenberger presents his first full length record on raster-noton. For his musical production, he uses field recordings of his environment which are manipulated and broken down to their bare nakedness until only fragments are left ...
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R-N143 | RASTER-NOTON

"The collaboration of the poet Anne-James Chaton, guitarist Andy Moor and musician Alva Noto is a dense and structured sound design, in which words, rhythms, and melodic loops inexorably blend. Anne-James Chaton reads almost a litany of portraits of people, built from ...
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R-N135 | RASTER-NOTON

SENKING - DAZED (12")

"with "dazed", senking continues his exploration of the abysses of sound to create dark and gloomy atmospheres. the slow beats of the two tracks are accompanied by tender, harmonic melodies, but broken by nervous, unsteady tones which seem to be a warning against hidden ...
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R-N142 | RASTER-NOTON

"'winterreise' is the audio soundtrack to a series of photographies with the same name produced by atomtm. the series was exhibited during 2011 in tokyo and frankfurt (excerpts will be included in the packaging of the 'winterreise' cd edition). the 'winterreise' ...
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R-N140 | RASTER-NOTON

BYETONE - SYMETA (CD)

"byetone's new record "symeta" opens with a combined track - a transit - since "topas" and "telegramm" could be seen as one single piece. both tracks convey the atmosphere of a live session rather than the character of a studio production. the tracks are quite long and ...
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R-N130 | RASTER-NOTON

ALVA NOTO - UNIVRS (CD)

""univrs" follows on from and develops the concept of the album unitxt (raster-noton, 2008). whereas the focus of unitxt was on the processing of rhythmic patterns ('unit' = unit of measurement, element) and information ('txt' = data, language), with univrs the focus is ...
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R-N133 | RASTER-NOTON

"«poor literature», that's how french sound poet anne-james chaton calls trivial worka- day texts like receipts, metro tickets, newspaper headlines and so on. he collects these kind of texts for years now, always on certain «événements» - media-related occasions ...
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R-N128 | RASTER-NOTON