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AUF ABWEGEN

Cologne based label for experimental music, noise and soundart, founded by Till Kniola. The label catalogue includes Asmus Tietchens, The Haters, Francisco Lopez, RLW, Das Synthetische Mischgewebe, John Wiese, CM von Hausswolff and many more.

 
"Three way collaboration of abstract electronics by three german artists: Thorsten Soltau, Emerge and Ralf Wehowsky (aka RLW). Acker und Seche takes its starting point from six pieces by Thorsten Soltau which were originally commissioned by Swiss Radio (SFR). The main ...
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AATP67 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Seuchengebiete 4, the continuation of Asmus Tietchens' almost legendary series of treated water sounds, consists of six Hydrophonies. The sonic palette ranges from deep gurgling bass pulses to fragile movements of showering bright particles. The overall mood is ernest, ...
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AATP83 | AUF ABWEGEN

last copies have all dented covers! "Final release by Asmus Tietchens' the death lounge project Hematic Sunsets Farewell greetings by Michael Rother, Felix Kubin, Heinz Funk, Okko Bekker and more. The Hematic Sunsets shut down the Aroma Club with a final release. The ...
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AATP68 | AUF ABWEGEN

""Use the Air" is a selection of works for the stage that have been created over the course of 15 years. Their origin in relation to choreography is difficult to put into a methodical formula. The productions were never about "dance music" in the classical sense, to ...
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AATP78 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Everyone has heard the marvelous sound of crickets in the summer especially in the countryside. The sound is produced by raising and scraping against each of their protective fore-wings the elytra. Their burrow act as a resonator bringing at times a transcendent ...
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AATP82 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Without Thought was conceived as an installation work for video projection / stereo sound / stereo fragrance. The first component was the film, shot in Greece in 2016. The vantage point is a clifftop I have visited many times. A strange sense that the water curves up ...
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AATP77 | AUF ABWEGEN

"'Oval' marks Konrad Kraft's third release on aufabwegen, and is his second release in his current series. Clear textures, wobbling rhythm structures and unexpected melodic particles develop into unusual soundscapes. Blurred and foggy layers give way to clear musical ...
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AATP61 | AUF ABWEGEN

"UK ambient pioneers O Yuki Conjugate (OYC) are set to release first new album for over a decade. Sleepwalker (auf abwegen aatp69) documents O Yuki Conjugate's recent live shows, doubling as a soundtrack to a film of the same name by founder member Andrew Hulme. ...
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AATP69 | AUF ABWEGEN

"This collaboration was bound to happen someday! Out of mutual respect and admiration for each other's work Asmus Tietchens and Frans de Waard decided to work on some music together. The result is "Oordeel" (dutch for "judgement") - eleven tracks of diverse character ...
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AATP64 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Inspired by the Pieter Bruegel's seasons paintings, the three industrial music projects Anemone Tube, Jarl and Monocube developed a cosmos of sound over the course of more than five years. The result "The Hunters in the Snow - A Contemplation on Pieter Bruegel's Series ...
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AATP65 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Untitled (2017) compiles seven works that were created in the year 2017 gatherting soundsources collected all over the world, from the Himalaya mountains to South Africa, from wildlife atmospheres to urban noises. The flow and structure of the CD stands out in Lopez ...
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AATP66 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Mut att narc imm mut att imm narc mut narc att imm mut narc imm att mut imm att narc mut imm narc att att mut imm narc att mut narc imm att narc imm mut att narc. The three pieces on this album are steps in an evolution of live concert pieces. Each of the title ...
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AATP46 | AUF ABWEGEN

"aufabwegen is very proud to release the first new album by Cranioclast since 1993. the group have regained interest in music making and have updated their sound considerably. the new CoC sound almost like pop. Cract On Sail features two long tracks/suites that are made ...
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AATP56 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Asmus Tietchens and David Lee Myers have been collaborating since 1993. The dialogue continues to this day, with a new collection of 14 pieces entitled Arcs that were created over the past two years. Asmus Tietchens has molded the sourcings delivered by David Lee Myers ...
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AATP63 | AUF ABWEGEN

"A beautiful 2LP set of droney long pieces by [multer] guitarist Hellmut Neidhardt N and Mirko Uhlig's project Aalfang mit Pferdekopf. The set includes a pro-dubbed CDR of remixes, outtakes and sketches from the Gleisfeld sessions entitled Weichenteile. Limited edition ...
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AATP49 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Long awaited reissue of the two Tietchens/Burrows collaborations which sound still remarkably fresh today. Watching The Burning Bride was originally released on Terry Burrows' label Hamster in 1986, while the second collaboration came out on Disaster Area in 1998. As ...
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AATP62 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Fabio Perletta and Asmus Tietchens' hermetic micro-cosmos of Deflections unfolds by exploring instability and physical decay of sound. Built upon liminal forms and atonal passages, the six near-silent pieces of the work traverse empty space by means of elementary sonic ...
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AATP59 | AUF ABWEGEN

"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

"Quadrat is the title of Konrad Kraft's (aka Detlef Funder) newest album, this time released on 12" vinyl. In some ways this album constitutes a kind of continuation of his previous work, which started with Temporary Audiosculptures. A sound manifestation of imaginary, ...
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AATP51 | AUF ABWEGEN

"The 50th release by the aufabwegen label is also part of the edition elektronik of the Deutscher Musikrat. The extensive double CD compilation comes with a detailed booklet. The release links up the history of the aufabwegen label with a personal take on the evolution ...
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AATP50 | AUF ABWEGEN

"29 tracks of sheer joie de vivre form this manifesto of musical positivism. Reductionist on their acoustic surface, constructivist in their compositional core, the tracks themselves and in their sequence point to a sociological base: a sociology of sound or a sound ...
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AATP30 | AUF ABWEGEN

"After more than 10 years of enthusiastic experiences and encounters with so-called "Difficult Music" throughout the 1980ies Martin Peinemann and Asmus Tietchens deemed their somewhat differing approaches to making music compatible and agreed upon a loose collaboration ...
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AATP53 | AUF ABWEGEN

"Squared consists of two longer pieces. a) is a recording of a live performance executed at ZKM in Karlsruhe. It is an abstract piece of music that has evolved during the time the composer has performed live - since 1980. For the composer, generally, a live performance ...
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AATP52 | AUF ABWEGEN