[MACRO040] Stefan Goldmann – Industry

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Stefan Goldmann – Industry
Label:
 Macro Recordings
Catalog#: 
MACRO040
Format: 
12″ Vinyl
Country: //
Released: 
2014

Tracklist:
A1  Hollow Sound
A2  Looted
A3  The Bribe 2011
A4  Lunar Caustic
A5  Tanotamun Drift
B1  Aurelola
B2  Radiation
B3  Hendecagon
B4  Point Catwash
B5  Trench Kit

Credits:
There are times when I can’t help but think of Stefan Goldmann as some modern-day reincarnation of Marcel Duchamp or Andy Warhol. Like them, Goldmann flouts expectations and challenges conventions, and does so with no small amount of audacity and humour. The Berlin artist’s latest project explores how effective a music production can be when factory presets only are used, in this case presets from three outmoded devices, specifically Japanese workstation synthesizers: the Technics WSA1R (1995), Korg Triton Rack (2000), and Yamaha TG33 (1989). As per the inner sleeve detail, Industry is the product of “0% sound design [and] 100% presets.” The latter, by the way, are itemized in their complete form within the release’s full-colour booklet, itself a thing of bizarre beauty in its mini-gallery of outdoors body-builders (the photos, by Kirill Golovchenko, are from the series Kachalka. Muscle Beach).

This isn’t the first time, by the way, Goldmann’s done something out-of-the-ordinary. On a 2009 recording, he threaded 146 snippets from over a dozen classic recordings of Le Sacre Du Printempsinto a seamless version of Stravinsky’s classic and in 2013 issued Live At Honen-In Temple, a decidedly non-dancefloor-styled collection of experimental soundscapes recorded in Kyoto, Japan.Industry isn’t a straight-up collection of club bangers either, though it does include a few rhythmically charged cuts: “Looted,” whose handclaps and loose funk groove lend it some degree of floor-filling potential, and the breezy “Hendecagon,” which serves up Industry‘s most infectious club groove. Elsewhere, radiophonic experiments (“Izod,” “Trench Kit”) surface alongside sparkling reveries (“Point Catwash”). It also feels in places as if some residue of the 2013 release has carried over into the new one: melodically, “Hollow Sound” possesses somewhat of a stately Asian feel, as does “The Bribe 2011,” even if it also oozes a woozy, sci-fi vibe.

Adding to the project’s perverse appeal is the fact that, despite being equipped with sounds aimed at electronic music production, the three workstation synths didn’t make significant inroads into techno and house, or anything other electronic music style for that matter. Industry doesn’t, therefore, feature successful presets but instead “failed sounds of now obsolete synths,” as wryly noted in the press release. Yet while that might generally be true, a great many of the recording’s sounds call to mind the ‘80s and ‘90s and low-grade music production for movies and TV shows of the time. The slamming snare and vocoder-like effects featured in “Aurelola,” for instance, embody an entire era all by themselves. With the presets constraint in place, Industry‘s music naturallysounds cheesy in places, yet Goldmann, not surprisingly, transcends the self-imposed technical limitations through the force of his composing sensibility and imagination. At the same moment you’re wincing over the crude drum sounds, you’re also grooving to the funk pattern Goldmann’s created with them.

 

[MACROM22R] Stefan Goldmann – The Ghost Hemiola

goldmannStefan Goldmann – The Ghost Hemiola
Label: 
Macro
Artists: Stefan Goldmann
Catalog#: MACROM22R
Format: 2 × Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, 33 ⅓ RPM, Single Sided
Country: Germany
Released: 2013

Tracklist:

Credits:
Ghost Hemiola is a double vinyl set of empty locked grooves, i.e. the records contain no sound whatsoever other than the vinyl’s own surface noise. It provides a phyical loop toolkit which may be used in its pure form or for producing content manually (for instance by cutting clicks and noises directly into the grove with a knife, needle or other tool). It allows for mixing combination noise loops, building layers of 3:4 rhythms (“Hemiolas”), when played as follows: Record 1 at 133.3 (at 33 1/3 rpm) and Record 2 at 135 BPM (at 45 rpm). To synchronize both records, select a loop on each record and lower Record 2’s pitch to approx. -1,5.

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(music video HD) STEFAN GOLDMANN – the outness queens


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Title :  (music video HD) STEFAN GOLDMANN – the outness queens
Credits: Taken from the album ‘17:50‘ by Stefan Goldmann. Out on Macro.
Cast: Silvia Stanoeva, Petia Gurnoeva, Filip Kostov
Director and DOP: Peter Vulchev
Edit: Nevelin Vulchev
First camera assistant: Dolores Alvarado
Assistant director: Elena Gjeroska
STEFAN GOLDMANN on FB: http://www.facebook.com/stgmn
album info & pre-listening: http://www.stefangoldmann.com/17×50

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[4-46087] Stefan Goldmann – Remasters Vol. 2

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Label: Victoriaville
Catalogue#: 4-46087
Date: 2013
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Country: Ger

Tracklist:


Credits:
The A Sides Closing In With Its Broken Funk Predated A Lot Of Convergence Happening Now Between House And Bass Music. And Last But Not Least, Stefan Goldmann Provides A Brand New, Ultra-stripped Down Edit Of The Mesmerizing Read That Lips. Essential All The Way. Remastered By D+ms Rashad From The Original Dat Source And Cut To Premium Vinyl, They Are Finally Available Again In Unprecedented Quality.

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