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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.

 

 
"EXP is a music-visual work based on the idea that fine art should attain the abstract purity of music. an attempt to assimilate the qualities found in music - including movement, rhythm, tempo, mood, intensity and compositional structure - within visual phenomena. the ...
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R-N108 | RASTER-NOTON

CYCLO - ID (MLP)

"A decade since its inception, Ryoji Ikeda and Carsten Nicolai are relaunching their collaborative project, cyclo., a project that focuses on the visualisation of sound and seeks to create a new hybrid of visual art and music. Both leading electronic composers/artists ...
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R-N127 | RASTER-NOTON

CYCLO - ID (CD)

"A decade since its inception, Ryoji Ikeda and Carsten Nicolai are relaunching their collaborative project, cyclo., a project that focuses on the visualisation of sound and seeks to create a new hybrid of visual art and music. Both leading electronic composers/artists ...
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R-N127 | RASTER-NOTON

"with "redsuperstructure", robert lippok created a new foundation for his musical endeavors. now - 7 years later - this system properly comes to life on "applied autonomy". the title of the new album is a clear indicator as to what the berlin-based producer has been up ...
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R-N181 | RASTER-NOTON

"with "redsuperstructure", robert lippok created a new foundation for his musical endeavors. now - 7 years later - this system properly comes to life on "applied autonomy". the title of the new album is a clear indicator as to what the berlin-based producer has been up ...
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R-N181 | RASTER-NOTON

"with »walzerzyklus«, atomTM returns to raster to complete his series that has once begun with »liedgut« and continued with »winterreise«. the 7 tracks, created in collaboration with russian singer lisokot, are subdivided into 3 pieces of 2 minutes each and 4 ...
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R-N176 | RASTER-NOTON

"the debut album by belief defect, finds shelter and complicity in raster as home and label. familiar with the underground music scene and how its skeptical nature can also be an obstacle to overcome, belief defect abandon any claim or credit in an attempt to transcend ...
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RN178-2 | RASTER-NOTON

"the debut album by belief defect, finds shelter and complicity in raster as home and label. familiar with the underground music scene and how its skeptical nature can also be an obstacle to overcome, belief defect abandon any claim or credit in an attempt to transcend ...
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R178 | RASTER-NOTON

"island people is a new band project consisting of mastering engineer conor dalton, grammy award winning producer david donaldson, and musician and DJ graeme reedie. on their first record, they present their collaborative work that evolved over the past three years. ...
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R174 | RASTER-NOTON

"island people is a new band project consisting of mastering engineer conor dalton, grammy award winning producer david donaldson, and musician and DJ graeme reedie. on their first record, they present their collaborative work that evolved over the past three years. ...
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R174 | RASTER-NOTON

catalogue + 2 CD audio, 92 pages "In the past thirteen years Mika Vainio has exhibited in some of the major art spaces in Europe, and he has collaborated with both a number of important artists and curators. Since his musical work has been in the focus of attention, his ...
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R-N109 | 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 refers to the chemical elements 111-119. »unalloyed, unlicensed, all night!« is jesse osborne-lanthier's first release on ...
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R-N119 | 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

"after two years of abstinence, senking takes us again into the depths of his musical creativity with his new record »closing ice«. 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

"atomTM's ep »riding the void« is, together with the visual works of »HD+«, the conclusion of his critical yet delightful examination of pop music and culture on raster-noton. like the previous ep »ich bin meine maschine«, »riding the void« is set up very ...
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R-N160 | 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

"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. »vortices« is ueno masaaki's first release on ...
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R-N117 | 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

"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

"«poor literature», that's how french sound poet anne-james chaton calls trivial worka- day texts like receipts, metro tickets, newspaper headlines and so on. he collects these kind of texts for years now, always on certain «événements» - media-related occasions ...
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R-N128 | RASTER-NOTON