Category Archives: In The Mix

2018 – Through The Looking Glass

As it seems it’s about time for a short review what really mattered to me in 2018.
Of course this can only be a glimpse on the amount of music released, re-released & unearthed from my small point of view, further narrowed down due money + time at hand but anyway here are my personal highlights of the year:


Albums

    Simon Crab : Demand Full Automation (CD, Klanggalerie)
    Marco Milanesio : L’ultimo Viaggio Del Conte Rosso (CD, Swiss Dark Nights)
    Kallabris : Red Square (LP, Inselkind)
    Shriekback : Why Anything? Why This? (CD/LP, Shriekback)
    KatzKab : Le Syndrome De Diogené (Digital, KatzKab)
    Duende with David J : Oracle Of The Horizontal (CD/LP, Glass Modern)
    Cousin Silas and The Glove Of Bones : Spirit Of Afrodubism (Digital/MC, Submarine Broadcasting)


Singles / EP’s

    Drew McDowell x Hiro Kone : The Ghost Of George Bataille (12″EP/Digital, Bank Records)
    Gary Clail Soundsystem : Electric Skies (10″/Digital, Sugar Shack)
    Heavensbee : Gonna Dub Now (Digital, Heavensbee)
    Ben Coda : Silk Road (Digital, Lowering The Tone)
    DsorDNE : Grafio Ricerca 010 (Digital/MC, Asbestos Digit)
    Soft Cell : Northern Lights (CD/7″/Digital, Universal/Mercury)


Reissues / Rediscoveries / Remixes

    Coil : Scatalogy Sessions, Hidden Hydrology, Contaminated Apples, Wormsongs (Digital, Live Coil Archive)
    Coil, Zos Kia, Marc Almond : How To Destroy Angels (CD/LP, Cold Spring)
    Black Light District : A Thousand Lights In A Darkened Room (CD/LP, Dais)
    Soft Cell : Keychaines & Snowstorms (9CD & DVD Set, Universal/Mercury), Club Remixes EP (12″, A Big Frock)
    Magic Moments At Twilight Time : Creavolution Reborn (CD/Digital, TMR)
    Robert Rental : Different Voices For You, Different Colours For Me – Demos 1980 (LP/Digital, Optimo)
    Bauhaus : The Bela Session (CD/12″EP/Digital, Leaving Records)
    Officine Schwartz : L’Opificio (CD, Again Records)


Podcasts / Mixes

& of course the Klappstuhl Records releases……..;

    M. Nomized : Sample 4 – Director’s Cut (Digital, SP 019)
    Kallabris : Kettenwindel Bingo (Digital/CDR, SP 020)
    Glove Of Bones : X OST (Digital, SP 021)
    V/A : Klappstuhl ‘To Go’ (Digital, SP 022)

R.I.P. and Thankyou Pete Shelley, you’ve been an inspiration !!!

Autumn Reflective

secret thirteen mix 054 - biosphere 2013

Just stumbled over this great DJ Mix Hommage to Pete Namlook by Geir Jenssen. Featuring Pyrolator, Dome, TG, The Human League, OMD, YMO, R. Sakamoto, Bill Nelson, BEF, Colin Newman, Robert Rental & Thomas Leer it builds up to an authentic soundscape of early electronic-a.
I admit it’s already online since January but still available for streaming or/& downloading.