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TIETCHENS, ASMUS

 
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1000.017 | TAUSENDFÜSSLER

"Asmus Tietchens is one of the best known German artists in the field of abstract music. His early works though are finest avant-garde synthesizer pop. "Biotop" was Tietchens' first release on the German label Sky Records (Cluster, Michael Rother etc.). It is inhabited ...
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BB141LP | BUREAU B

"Asmus Tietchens is one of the most renowned German artists in the abstract music scene. He began by recording a handful of Residents-influenced synthesizer albums, launching into a peerless mix of stuttering beats and off-kilter harmonies which earned his music the ...
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BB156LP | BUREAU B

"The four pieces of this recording represent my aesthetic approach to space. Space not as in a "spacey" or astronomic sense, but space as an extension of the three-dimensional region in which we exist. Caused by acoustic foregrounds and acoustic backgrounds, spaces of ...
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LINE_020 | LINE

"New release feat. three unreleased 'Teilmengen' tracks by Asmus Tietchens which were not included on the previous Ritornell albums. Sinuswaves and whitenoises are modified to enrmous nearly nothing rooms, snapping and nibbling. Abstract places deserted by humans. ...
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1000.004 | TAUSENDFÜSSLER

""Eine Menge Papier" assembles 20 minutes of sounds derived from using paper as the sound souce. Two tracks originally came out as a limited 7" record on the austrian Syntactic label in the 1990ies and appear here for the first time on CD. The other two tracks were ...
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AATP27 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Corrosion is a degradation mechanism. It is an insidious process often difficult to recognise until deterioration is well advanced. Are these new pieces a comment on the current state of noise music, serious music or both? As a pioneer of electronic composition his ...
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BRCD13 | BLACK ROSE

"Beautifully minimal new work by Asmus Tietchens using layers and stretch out sound fields as a compositional basis and placing miniatures inside them. 54 minutes, 8 tracks, handnumbered edition in nice paper sleeve 300 copies." (label info)
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NVO019 | NONVISUALOBJECTS

""Humoresken und Vekotren" takes up a work that was started upon the invitation of Francisco Lopez for the spanish Störung label. The task was to deliver thirteen 2-minute original compositions for a compilation release. "Humoresken und Vektoren" recycles these ...
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AATP45 | AUF ABWEGEN

Fourth part in the rerelease series of all early vinyl albums by Asmus Tietchens on CD. This is the third of the SKY albums from 1982 incl. three bonus tracks of unreleased material not included on the original LP. Comes with a poster booklet feat. the original cover ...
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DS72 | DIE STADT

"Asmus Tietchens is one of Germany's most renowned artists in the field of abstract music. He began by recording a handful of Residents-influenced synthesizer albums, launching into a peerless mix of stuttering beats and off-kilter harmonies which earned his music the ...
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BB143LP | BUREAU B

"from 1983 marks the end of his Sky 'phase' and was the last to feature his very own version of 'Synthesizer Pop Music' for some time (he'd only return to this music with the release of his Hematic Sunsets albums in the late 1990's). The CD also feat. the rare ...
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DS80 | DIE STADT

"The "Litia" album concluded Asmus Tietchens' etudes phase and bid a farewell to rhythmic synths - well, almost. All the signs of "pseudo pop" as heard on "Biotop", "Spät-Europa" and "In die Nacht" resurfaced: squeaky sounds and protracted, rattling rhythms grouped ...
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BB144LP | BUREAU B

"A co-release between Die Stadt and aufabwegen finally the Tietchens reissue series continues with "Marches Funebres", originally released by Multimood (Sweden) in 1989. It comes with the Bonus Track Grünschattiger Nachmittag 1979 lasting 8:55. jewel case with full ...
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DS112/AATP32 | DIE STADT / AUF ABWEGEN

"This is the second, revised and expanded edition of our book about the music of german electronics composer ASMUS TIETCHENS. the book has been carefully edited by kai u. juergens. the language of the text is GERMAN with a few exceptions (the discography and some essays ...
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AATP07 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Before Asmus Tietchens released four albums on Germany's Sky Records label (home of Cluster, Michael Rother etc.), he recorded "Nachtstücke" (nocturnes) for the french EGG label, produced by Tangerine Dream's Peter Baumann. It was recorded between 1975 to 1978 and ...
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BB155LP | BUREAU B

"Tenth part in the ongoing re-release series of all early Tietchens albums between 1980-1991. Notturno was originally released by Spanish label Discos Esplendor Geometrico in 1987 and also by Barooni on CD in 1992. Remastered version in a first edition of 600 copies in ...
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DS102 | DIE STADT

"This is NOT the reissue on Die Stadt but the first orignal CD-pressing that came out as a reissue of the EG LP in 1991. Very nice almost classic style piano deconstrcutions. Including bonus tracks." (label info)
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BAR007 | BAROONI

"(...) Wenn alles dich anwidert, wird das Mittagessen zum Fest. Die Lebensmittel ersetzen die Ideen. Vom letzten Bauern bis zum verfeinertsten Intellektuellen ist die Essenszeit die tägliche Liturgie der seelischen Leere. Die Umwandlung eines unmittelbaren ...
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LINE_073 | LINE

""Parergon" (Greek 'collection of small texts') is the sequel of the idea to continue to recycle recyclings of recyclings. That does not mean remixes or deconstructions but much more genuine compositions derived from already repeatedly recycled structures. In the future ...
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7th part in the re-release series of all early Tietchens albums between 1980 - 1991. Another early Tietchens classic, the first where he only used a single sound source as the basis for a complete album. Originally released on A-Mission in 1985 the CD version includes ...
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DS88 | DIE STADT

"Nice special paper booklet. Classic release from 1991. Includes sourcings by Thomas Köner." (label info)
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BAR004 | BAROONI

"Soirée is the result of extended recycling. Beginning from the investigation of: what will happen if I recycle (not remix) some of my older compositions and then recycle the recyclings and then recycle the recycled recyclings? ad infinitum? Quite quickly the initial ...
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LINE_051 | LINE

"Two pieces - unfocussed in every aspect - featuring blurring conmtours, spooled out harmonies and barely recogniozable melodies frame an extreme minimal, almost static pice ion teh centre. A piece of harsh, shrp-edges transparency. If this were not the music of a ...
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AATP57 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Part Three in the ongoing rerelease series of all early vinyl albums from 1980 - 1991, this is Tietchens second album for SKY Records recorded in 1981 documenting his search for his own style of'pop music'. Edition of 1000 copies in jewel case with poster booklet feat. ...
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DS68 | DIE STADT