2016
08.01

Cover August 2016 Mix

Sometimes while listening to music, birdsong is coming into my room through the open window and mixes up with the music. But sometimes the birds are in the vinyl grooves, recorded by the musicians in the fields and forests out there. Some of these tracks here are pure bird field recordings, like the first one taken from a birds-only records, the last short track recorded in malaysia, the piece by the french band Point Invisible and the recording from Lieven Martens Moana aka Dolphins Into The Futures. The other tracks used birds as sound sources. Arthur Lyman and John Kramer imitated bird sounds on their lps from 50s and 60s or used bird recordings. tschirp tschirp…

Tracklist:
00:00_vogelstimmen_nachtigall_from lp vögel unserer heimat_ariola
01:11_gonçalo f. cardoso_the life and death of a 21st century drone machine_from lp a study into 21st century drone acoustics_discrepant
07:20_point invisible_bob saidfrom single point invisible 10″_magia roja
08:19_clipping_dream_from lp clppng_sub pop
12:40_kassel jaeger_fernweh I_from lp fernweh_senufo editions
21:22_lieven martens moana_the bird sings (variations)_from cassette os canais_edições cb
24:01_andrew pekler with the silhouette strings & chorus_music to sleep walk by_from lp sentimental favourites_dekorder
28:13_arthur lyman_beautiful kahana_from lp taboo vol. 2_hifi
30:33_jesse paul miller_bird park, butterworth, malaysia_from lp a distant invitation_sublime frequencies

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2016
07.01

Cover Juli 2016 Mix

Untitled tracks are somehow mysterious, missing the short story of the track name. No more explanations needed. Sans titres.

Tracklist:
00:00_gabriel saloman_untitled_from lp adhere_miasmah
02:49_innercity_untitled 5_from lp future life_aguirre
06:47_patricia bosshard and simon grab_untitled_from lp mri_everest
09:17_klara lewis_untitled_from lp ett_editions mego
14:57_Σ_untitled_from lp schleifen_summe produktion
18:36_bellows_untitled_from lp rustl_boomkat editions
20:30_zeno van den broek_untitled_from lp divergence_moving furniture
24:00_dat politics_untitled_from ep split series #9_fat cat
26:34_zeno van den broek_untitled_from lp divergence_moving furniture
29:20_unknown artist_untitled_from lp dual form_leaving/stones throw

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2016
06.01

Cover Juni 2016 Mix

It’a an endless thing, the loop, in the best case nobody stops it. Andrew Pekler puts together a lot of wonderful loops, layering, more and more. Dustin Wong loops his guitar play. p0m and Dead Eight combine cassette- and computer-loops, Sesiones Periférico was recorded in Mexico City and is going to be released on the cassette-label Innernoise on June 9th at RaumΩStation in Zürich (with a concert of Dead Eight). Durian Brothers and Strotter Inst. work with modified turntables and records. Francisco López collected end grooved of vintage 78 records and created this track with the loops. Some call it beautiful repetitions.

Tracklist:
00:00_andrew pekler_floating tone_from lp cue_muscut
07:57_dustin wong_untitled_from lp infinite love_thrill jockey
10:39_p0m & dead eight_0024 exc_from cassette sesiones periférico_innernoise
14:03_durian brothers_hamigokakiko_from ep clubs ep_diskant
20:31_strotter inst._untitled_from lp schlepper_tollerort organisation
28:21_francisco lópez-untitled #205 (mix)_from ep untitled #205_auf abwegen

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2016
05.01

Mai Mix 2016

Cover Mai 2016 Mix

All this music was re-released on vinyl in recent years. All music (except the Mind Over Mirrors track, wich was originally released on Gift Tapes in 2011) was recorded in the 80’s and released on cassette, though the Gagarin Kombinaatti album (recorded on cassette between 1983 and 1985) was never released. But now, more than 30 years later the album from Janne Koski, Tapio Onnela, Wici Wikström and Mika Vainio was released on double-vinyl by finnish label PUU. The Welttraumforscher Album Die Singende Sternlaterne was released in small number on it’s own Moniflabel, wich released selfmade cassettes since the early 80’s. The Muslimgauze track was originally released on the cassette compilation The Last Supper in 1984. The Breadwoman Album was released 1985, the Charles Cohen Album in ’88, the K. Leimer track in ’79.
Thanks Fred for the shiny idea for this mix and for borrowing the record and for selling all these great records!

Tracklist:
00:00_k. leimer feat. nancy estle_porcelain_from lp a period of review_rvng intl.
02:03_welttraumforscher_fliegeleicht_from lp die singende sternlaterne_planam/a tree in a field
05:14_muslimgauze_trans/time_from lp kabul_vinyl on demand
08:18_gagarin kominaatti_polvella_from lp 83-85_puu
11:07_charles cohen_duo’s/solo’s_from lp music for dance and theater_morphine
19:38_mind over mirrors_harmattan morning_from lp high & upon_aguirre
27:04_anna homler and steve moshier_gu she‘ na‘ di_from lp breadwoman and other tales_rvng intl.

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2016
04.01

Cover April 2016 Mix

Quite some things are mixed up here. Exotic Tropical, Soulfull Jazz, Dope Beats and Romantic Rocksteady. Recordings from 1958, from the 70ies to recent productions. Musicians from Hawaii, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic Congo, Ghana, America, Germany, Italy and Jamaica. What holds it all together is the unique instruments wich plays the melodys here, the Xylophone, the Vibraphone, the Marimba or the Balaphone.

Tracklist:
00:00_arthur lyman_dahil sayo_from lp taboo_HiFi
02:25_mulatu astatke_mascaram setaba_from lp mulatu of ethiopia_worthy
05:10_luba-shankadi people-madimba xylophone duet
08:36_sk kakraba_darifu_from lp yonye_sun ark
12:00_ched baker & wolfgang lackerschmid_waltz for susan_from lp ballads for two_sandra music productions
15:45_futuro antico_sinkirò kumà_from lp dai primitivi all’elettronica_black sweat
20:31_the heliocentrics_the five thing_from ep quatermass sessions 1_now-again
22:57_tipsy_see the beauty, touch the magic_from lp buzzz_ipecac
25:59_lennie hibbert_can’t take my mind off you_from lp more creation_studio one

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2016
03.01

Cover Maerz 2016 Mix

„Wasser ist der grösste Möglichkeitenstoff der Erde“, say Die Welttraumforscher, wich means kind of „Water is the biggest possibility-material on earth“. It is fluid history. It vaporises, raining down, just laying around or floating, streaming, splashing. It’s not only indispensable for every life on earth, but also sounds nice. Francisco Lopez who starts and ends this mix with environmental recordings from the Chafarinas Islands off the coast of Morocco above and under water. Tomoko Sauvage plays water filled bowls, Jean Guerin is using a trumpet in the water. „Hinter den sieben Wellen bewohnen wir die Zeit“ (Die Welttraumforscher).
We all know, two-thirds of all peoples suffer from water shortage. Meanwhile politicians and economists try to own and sell water. Let’s just think a about it for a moment and let it float…

Tracklist:
00:00_francisco lopez_abovewater_from lp untitled#300_taiga
04:48:tomoko sauvage_raindrop exercise (1)_from lp ombrophilia_aposiopèse
09:50_robert aiki aubrey lowe & ariel kalma_magick creek_from lp we know each other somehow_rvng intl.
17:00_jean guerin_reflexion 2 et 1_from lp tacet_soufflecontinu/futura
20:00_lieven martens moana_the cloud_from lp music from the guardhouse_kraak
24:42_welttraumforscher_das ist die werkstatt wasserstadt_from lp werkstatt wasserstadt_das moniflabel
26:18_francisco lopez_underwater_from lp untitled#300_taiga

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2016
02.01

Cover Februar 2016 Mix

From psychedelic synth repetitions and drony dream waves to reduced rave skeletons. Arpeggio is switched on, the beats are locked away deep down in the basement. Electronic patterns after patterns after patters into synthetic melody rhythms. All tracks produced between 2012 and 2015, except the monoton track from 1982.

Tracklist:
00:00_charles cohen_the boy and the snake dance_from lp brother i prove you wrong_morphine
07:30_dsr lines_6/5_from lp III-II_ultra eczema
12:00_walls/oram_extremely long corridor_from lp sound houses_ecstatic
15:25_bitchin bajas_planète t_from lp transporteur_hands in the dark
20:40_monoton_jsca_from lp monotonprodukt 07 30y++_desire/oral
27:55_lorenzo senni_powerage xion4_from lp quantum jelly_editions mego

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2016
01.09

Fanzine 2015

Fanzine 2015

6 years Soultmonth, more than 70 mixes and collage-covers.

And like every year, the 12 pictures from Marsplastik are getting physical in a colour laser-printed A5 fanzine. So don’t forget, it’s possible to get one. Thank you all for listening and watching!

To order the zine please write me a mail. It’s chf 7.- (incl postage to switzerland)
mail: soult*at*mk2.ch

2016
01.01

Cover Januar 2016 Mix

It’s 20 years ago, i was searching for better music, but on this huge rave i kinda got lost and came to this low basement. Decorated with army nets and branches, this foggy floor kicked me to a totally other dimension as i went inside and the bass filled my body with it’s sonic waves. I never heard of this so called Jungle or Drum’n’Bass Music, but after this i was infected for quite some years. Thanks to Jungle Underground Records in Olten i found a lot of great records and then together with friends we formed the Tsunami Crew, organised partys and openairs and danced on a lot of D&B raves. It was a wild time, lot of great memorys in this mix from another time. All the tracks are from 1995 and 1996.

Tracklist:
00:00_j. majik_liquid velvet_from single silicon valley_infra red
03:45_foul play_ignorance_from lp suspected_moving shadow
08:20_jacob’s optical stairway_the engulfing whirlpool_from lp jacob’s optical stairway_r&s
10:37_j.l.m. productions_words between us_from ep matter of trust e.p_reinforced
13:58_photek_the rain_from ep natural born killer ep_metalheadz
17:18_l.t.j. bukem_rain fall_from single horizons_looking good
20:28_source direct_artificial barriers_from single the crane_source direct
24:39_omni trio_london step_from ep the haunted trax ep_sm:)e
28:00_klute_work it out_from single right or wrong_certificate 18

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2015
12.01

Cover Dezember 2015 Mix

9 tracks from 8 musicians who use their drum kits or percussions in special ways, build their own drum systems or process drum sounds for individual listening experiences. Julian Sartorius recorded for his Beat Diary 1 year one drum beat each day, using prepared drums or everyday objects. Simon Berz plays his feedbacking Rocking Desk, an extended drum kit with modified drum sticks and just released a double 7inch on the Hula Honeys label. On Mired 2, Eli Keszler plays bowed croatales and snare drum and creates a haunting athmosphere. Also Machinefabriek creates amazing soundscapes with only drum sounds. Moondog builded his own instruments and played them in his viking-style clothes in the streets of NYC from 1940s until the 70s. Creating black holes with drumming.

Tracklist:
00:00_julian sartorius_november 16_from lp beat diary_everest
00:43_simon berz_cut out_from single cut out_hula honeys
03:38_eli keszler_mired 2_from lp eli keszler/keith fullerton whitman_nna tapes
08:08_percussion ensembles der hochschule für musik würzburg_tangents_from lp …von bach bis cage…_calig
15:00_machinefabriek_snare_drum solos_backwards
21:22_moondog_from one to nine_from lp the viking of sixth avenue_honest jon’s
23:31_mustapha tettey addy_fanti osode drum_from lp master drummer from ghana_lyrichord
25:30_jean-baptiste geoffroy_druuuuuuuuuuuuuums_from ep provocative/persuasive_8&0
29:40_julian sartorius_december 1_from lp beat diary_everest

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