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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.

 

 
"vladislav delay's EP "espoo" features two new conceptual, rhythm-intense tracks. whereas the groove of the opener "olari" derives from a sound loop which is manipulated by filters and echoes and finally brings forth the intensifying beat, the reverse is done with ...
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R-N141 | 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-N167-2 | 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

some copies back in stock "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". ...
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R-N159-2 | RASTER-NOTON

"after two years of abstinence, senking takes us again into the depths of his musical creativity with his new record ťclosing iceŤ. the nine tracks of the album are intently dedicated to his distinctively bass-heavy and atmospheric compositions and the trips into the ...
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R-N166 | RASTER-NOTON

"ťLA DEMEURE; il y a peril en la demeureŤ is the opening to a five-part complex of works by artist grischa lichtenberger. ťLA DEMEUREŤ - 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 ťriding the voidŤ is, together with the visual works of ťHD+Ť, the conclusion of his critical yet delightful examination of pop music and culture on raster-noton. like the previous ep ťich bin meine maschineŤ, ťriding the voidŤ is set up very ...
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R-N160 | RASTER-NOTON

ATOM TM - HD+ (DVD)

"HD+ is a data dvd, documenting uwe schmidt's aka atomTM's visual aesthetics for the first time. the conceptual engagement with and the critical yet diverting examination of pop music that's always delivered with a twinkle in the eye is a central topic of the musician's ...
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R-N155 | RASTER-NOTON

""sleepstep" is the first collaboration between raster-noton and russian artist dasha rush. the record's subtitle "sonar poems for my sleepless friends" describes its underlying concept - "sleepstep" is a trip through electronically alienated loops and sound collages ...
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R-N158-2 | RASTER-NOTON

"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

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

"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

"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

"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

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 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

"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