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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.

 

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

"on "vrioon", nicolai's typical sinus sounds counterbalanced sakamoto's piano accords. now, on "insen" nicolai works directly with the piano sounds. he dismantles sakamoto's recordings with a "surgeon-like precision" into micro loops, into its atomic elements. starting ...
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R-N065 | RASTER-NOTON

feat. Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Martin Rössel. "the penultimate issue of raster-noton's unun series features ťgomila parkŤ, 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

ALVA NOTO - XERROX (CD)

"xerrox is the new, self-contained project of alva noto, which like his transall-series (transrapid, transvision und transspray; raster- noton 61-63, 2002-2004) is intended to be released in five parts during the next years. on xerrox, alva noto works with samples from ...
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R-N078 | RASTER-NOTON

"ťsleepstepŤ is the first collaboration between raster-noton and russian artist dasha rush. the record's subtitle ťsonar poems for my sleepless friendsŤ describes its underlying concept - ťsleepstepŤ is a trip through electronically alienated loops and sound ...
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R-N158 | RASTER-NOTON

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VYR148 | 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

""Contemporary Electronic Music in the Context of Art". Released at the occasion of the exhibition at Galerie Für Zeitgenössische Kunst in Leipzig in 1999. Curated by Carsten Nicolai aka Noto & supported by Raster-Noton. Published by Galerie Für Zeitgenössische ...
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LTD006 | RASTER-NOTON

some scratches on cd which do not affect playing - return guaranteed if cd does not work in your cd-player "frank bretschneider takes his, never simple, but all the more heartfelt relationship to rhythm and it's complexity, to an intense inventory and, this time, works ...
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CDR082 | 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. ťvorticesŤ is ueno masaaki's first release on ...
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R-N117 | RASTER-NOTON

"the significant novelty of kyoka's first full length album ťis (Is Superpowered)Ť is that she uses her own voice much more often than usual, in the form of short snippets as well as longer sung melodies. these elements are set and arranged as if they were an ...
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R-N153 | RASTER-NOTON

"a stone thrown, just to watch it fly. a projectile launched for the sole purpose of drawing a ballistic trajectory in the sky. the solens arc is what remains after the subtraction of the goal; a simple parabolic curve defined by gravity, impulse and starting angle. no ...
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R-N154 | RASTER-NOTON

"supercodex is the final album of the Ryoji Ikeda's trilogy on raster-noton since 2005 (1st: dataplex, 2nd: test pattern) that has been exploring the potentials between "data of sound" and "sound of data". Ikeda integrated, differentiated and re/de/meta-constructed the ...
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R-N150 | RASTER-NOTON

EMPTYSET - RECUR (CD)

"after successful ep collapsed (r-n116) the bristol based project strikes back with a full length album on raster-noton. once more james ginzburg & paul purgas challenge the perceptual boundaries between noise and music and the potential for both technology and ...
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R-N151 | 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

"with RV8, the osaka-based producer and musician AOKI takamasa continues his long- term project that focuses on the modulation of rhythms and grooves. it began with his first ep 'rhythm variations' in 2009, released as part three of the unun-series. besides his ...
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R-N148 | RASTER-NOTON

ATOM TM - HD (CD)

""HD" can be described as AtomT's electronic quintessence: a blend of pop, electronic abstraction and powerful grooves - an invention AtomT stands for and which was popularized through previous releases." (label info)
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R-N147 | 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

"the tale of the mythic pentaki mountain has been engraved on a two-sided circular piece of wax. the north face of the peak is steep, abrasive, and has been the subject of many legends in the region. it is said that whoever would manage to climb it would find a plateau, ...
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R-N145 | RASTER-NOTON

"with kuopio, raster-noton releases the second full length album by vladislav delay aka sasu ripatti. the record features eight new songs which allow the listener to dive into delay's cosmos of deep and likewise organic sounds. subtle yet complex electronic ...
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R-N144 | RASTER-NOTON

"With ťand IV (inertia)Ť, 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

"ununhexium (r-n 116) is the sixth release of raster-noton unun series. emptyset is a bristol based project formed in 2005 by james ginzburg, di- rector of the multiverse studios and the curator and electronic artist paul pur- gas. the project explores the legacy of ...
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R-N116 | 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