Richie Hawtin’s triumphant return to the stage as Plastikman in 2010 proved that his best-known alias is as innovative and as relevant as ever. Hawtin has taken Plastikman’s most classic material, originally released between 1993 and 2003, and reworked it for a truly live performance accompanied by mind-bending, synchronized visuals-a sound and light show like no other, one that collapses the distance between present-day festivals and the uncompromisingly underground warehouse parties of the mid ’90s.
*Limited pressing - initial copies on transparent vinyl* Chubby Wolf was the title used by the late Dani Baquet-Long of Celer for her most glacially refined recordings. Her work is now carefully and lovingly curated by her husband and partner in Celer, Will Long, who has picked one of her most accessible albums 'Turkey Decoy' for this posthumous release on Digitalis.
Limited to 500 for the world - initial copies come on transparent orange vinyl, Cut at D&M** 'Science Of The Sea' is a total find, presenting a precious vinyl reissue of Jürgen Müller's practically unheard 1982 ode to oceanography and the magic of synthesizer music. As his story goes, in 1979, Jürgen, a self-taught amateur musician studying oceanic science at the University of Kiel, travelled with a film crew to document a mission testing sea-water toxicity a few kilometres offshore in the North Sea.
**Super-limited pressing comes in a beautiful metallic print, reverse-bound sleeve including a 60 minute bonus CD of remixes by James Ferraro, Oneohtrix Point Never, Stellar Om Source, ARP +++ ** Finally touching down in deluxe, reverse-bound jacket, the RVNG reissue of Harald Grosskopf's influential solo debut from 1980. 'Synthesist' was created on the cusp of a new decade, as the New Age of the '80s was dawning and the titans of Krautrock had largely left their best work behind them.
Member of Zoviet France. Lp version of soundtracks to his recent film projects. Ambient music in wooden slats, laced together with rope & decorated with string, paint, baubles. Tracklisting: Chromium Dreams, The Voice Beneath, Bakelite Blues, Welcome to the Space Age, Stealth Coming, Blood on the Palms of Persia, The Paranoia of Abstraction, Chromium Dreams Return.