2017
07.01

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UK based label Opal Tapes is run by Stephen Bishop who is also featured in the mix as Basic House. Until now he released more than 100 mostly cassettes, but also some vinyls. Distopian experimentlism and dark tech-industrial drones. The LP High-Tech High Life by 1991 was originaly released on cassettes by Opal Tapes and then re-released on vinyl by Boomkat Editions. Check it out! http://opaltapes.com

Tracklist:
00:00_1991_regulate_from lp high-tech high-life_boomkat editions
04:06_basic house_encase (junked edit)_from cassette government_opal tapes
09:04_vargdöd_starved to death_from cassette brutal disciplin_opal tapes
14:00_kaumwald_léthé_from lp hantasive_opal tapes
17:47_german army_politic & market_from cassette te ano_opal tapes
21:12_lumisokea_dotted_from lp apophenia_opal tapes
26:52_basic house_pyxis_from lp i could tell you but then you would have to be destroyed by me_opal tapes

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2017
06.01

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This one goes out to Jan Jelinek, Berlin based Macro-Jazz eperimentalist since 20 years. He often use micro-clicks and samples from Jazz records embedded in warm electronics. He releases music under various names, started with Farben in 1998, wich was more on the Techno side than the other projects. There are also G.E.S. or Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation des Samples (society for the emancipation of the samples) and The Exposures. Together with Andrew Pekler and Hanno Leichtmann (Static) he plays in the experimental Krautrockband Groupshow. And then the mix ends with Ursula Bogner. Maybe a pharmacist / mother, who started recording her synthesizer music at home in the late 60s but never released something. Maybe one more pseudonym of Jan Jelinek. But anyway, Recordings 1969-1988 from Ursula Bogner was the first release on Jelineks own label Faitiche, wich he started in 2008 and on wich he now re-released his fantastic LP Loop-Finding-Jazz-Records wich was originally released 2001 on ~scape.

Tracklist:
00:00_the exposures_collage of digital passion_from lp lost recordings 2000-2004_eastern developments
02:55_masayoshi fujita & jan jelinek_vague, yet_from lp schaum_faitiche
05:40_jan jelinek_do dekor_from lp loop-finding-jazz-records_~scape
10:50_farben_bayreuth_from ep raw marco_klang elektronik
15:00_g.e.s._helmut schmidt plays bach_from ep temple_faitiche
20:00_groupshow_pet hair magnet_from ep live at skymall_staubgold
26:59_ursula bogner_shephard monde_from lp sonne = blackbox_faitiche

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2017
05.01

Mai Mix 2017

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Quite recent Krautrock productions from england, belgium, switzerland and of course germany. All tracks are produced between 2012 and 2016. At the end there is an excerpt of the 30 minutes track by the basel based duo P. Noir. Check out the full track here: https://soundcloud.com/zweikommasieben/sets/pnoir-f-109

Tracklist:
00:00_rocketnumbernine and four tet_roseland_from single roseland_text
07:56_kreidler_deadwringer_from lp den_bureau b
11:12_rodinia_drumside part II_from lp drumside dreamside_now-again
17:50_tav exotic_ringworm_from single french girls / ringworm_lexi disques
24:30_p. noir_f 109_from ep f 109_präsens editionen

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2017
04.01

April Mix 2017

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Fairytales, myths, miracles and wonder. That’s what this mix is about. Heroes, moon-ghosts and magic partys. There is a mystical story told in this mix not only by words but also by sound. And finaly the knight with four hands leads to a happy end. Off we go!

Tracklist:
00:00_papiro_eroi di profilo_from lp avventura iontane_some fine legacy / a tree in a field
02:08_daniel schmidt and the berkeley gamelan_ghosts_from lpin my arms, many flowers_recital seventeen
10:00_die welttraumforscher_mondgespenst_from lp ein sommer in der wirklichkeit_das moniflabel
12:55_roedelius_fabelwein_from lp selfportrait_bureau b
17:40_orphan fairytailes_“hummingbird city“ nectar stop_from lp my favourite fairytale_aguirre
23:16_mpala garoo_magic fiesta_from lp ou du monde_aguirre
27:28_tomaga_the knight with four hands_hands in the dark / negative days / blank editions
28:17_arthur russel_happy ending_from lp world of echo_audika

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2017
03.01

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This is kind of a visual mix. Only picture discs. Often their artwork is quite awful, but there are some exceptions and some beautiful ideas. Sculpture makes picture discs with tiny film loops on it. You can film the record while playing and see different small animated pictures. That’s magic. Using telepathic communication Kohei Matsunaga, Lucretia Dalt, Laurel Halo, Rashad Becker, Julia Holter, Charlotte Collin and Grégoire Simon created mysterious layers of sound. They individualy recorded sounds and drew pictures and layered all together. The picture was printed directly on the record. There is a small series of 7inches with pictures from american photographer and artist David Horvitz printed on it (like the Lucky Dragon one). See ‚em here…

Tracklist:
00:00_lord kesseli and the drum_arnold_from lp lord kesseli and the drums_ikarus
05:28_preslav literary school_alamut_from lp grün wie milch / alamut_corvo
10:23_lucky dragons_music for no reason_from single a david horvitz picture disc_aagoo
14:04_sculpture_pusher mechanismus_from lp rotary signal emitter_dekorder
17:50_terepa_28th october 2014_from lp terepa_other people
21:30_jealousy mountain duo_nordic walking_from single šnops = šnops / nordic walking_tremor panda
24:54_terepa_8th august 2014_from lp terepa_other people
26:44_goldfrapp_little bird (animal collective remix)_from single caravan girl_mute

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2017
02.01

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„The world-dream, the dream of the world, is somewhere on this world. We don’t know if it exists, and still we are exploring it“, from the first record from Die Welttraumforscher (1981). It’s all about dreams here. As well as the subject of these tracks is about dreaming, the music sounds alike. At the end, Tom Waits sings „please wake me up in my dream“.

Tracklist:
00:00_die welttraumforscher_der traum der welt_from lp herzschlag erde_planam / a tree in a field
00:40_marc lardon solo_traum_from lp mörder in der pulvermühle_deszpot
02:00_quiet evenings_blue dream_from lp impressions_aguirre
05:20_patrick cowley_mockingbird dream_from lp school daze_dark entries
08:52_tipsy_kitty’s daydream_from lp buzzz_ipecac
10:50_rodinia_dreamside part I_from lp drumside / dreamside_now-again
15:10_the bobby hamilton quintet unlimited_dream queen_from lp dream queen_superfly
19:29_demdike stare_matilda’s dream_from lp liberation through hearing_modern love
22:07_zigitross_cocktails & dreams_from lp cocktails & dreams_oh, sister
25:20_motion sickness of time travel_the dream_from lp motion sickness of time travel_spectrum spools
27:25_tom waits_please wake me up_from lp franks wild years_island

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2017
01.01

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Those thin flexible, often square soundsheets called Flexi Discs startet to appear in the eary 1960ies as audio content of books or magazines or as promotional greetings sent by post. Still today, you can find them sometimes in magazines as the recent zweikommasieben Magazin or as a regular insert in Parking Lot. But there are also some labels dedicated to the Flexi Disc, like the Swiss label Flexi Disko. Smugglers Way is a compilation including 5 coulourful Flexi Discs and a 7″ magazine. The sound quality of the Flexis often is not very high and the playback is sometimes quite difficult, but it’s pretty cheap to produce. And, yeah, it’s big fun to play them…

Tracklist:
00:00_cass mccombs_teachers_from compilation smugglers way_domino
04:19_incarnate_decay (eternal opuscule #100)_from single decay_post contemporary
08:12_feldermelder_the sound of harmony_from single the sound of harmony_-ous
12:38_harald (sack) ziegler_wir leiden mit ihm (jan st. werner mix)_from single klingende post_marginal talent
15:45_cm von hausswolff_for electric guitar (broken amplifier version)_from single plays john cage II_ideal
19:20_boaz_white block_from single white block_flexi disco
21:46_the pitch_thaw_from single thaw_parking lot
25:37_carlos giffoni_little mornings_from single little mornings_key lime high

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2016
12.18

Fanzine 2016

Fanzine 2016

One more year here at Soultmonth. This was year number 7, 84 mixes and collages so far.

And like every year, we printed this years 12 pictures from Marsplastik, folded and stapled it together to a colourful A5 fanzine. And, now hold on! We found some lost zines. It’s the tracklist number 2, wich shows all the 284 tracks mixed here in the years 2013, 2014 and 2015. So be quick and get this special-double-pack! And big thanks for listening and watching!

To order the double-zine please write me a mail. It’s chf 10.- (incl postage to switzerland)
mail: soult*at*mk2.ch

2016
12.01

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Marc Matter (Voiceover), Flo Meyer (Don’t DJ) and Stefan Schwander (Harmonious Thelonious) started the trio Durian Brothers in 2009 and first released a series of 3 EPs on their own Diskant label. Now, half a year ago, they anounced a indefinite hiatus. So let’s see back with this mix to the Durian Brothers Polyrhythmics, to some solo-projects of all three and some collaborations. Flo and Marc where also involved in the group Institut For Feinmotorik. The accoustic art project started their „researches“ in 1997 with manipulated turntables and different materials. The first track in this mix was released 1998 on a compilation by the zurich based Maika Records and the second track also by a Zurich label, 2004 on Steinbrüchel’s Synchron label. Swimmingpool where Stefan Schwander and Michael Scheibenreiter who released music between 2001 and 2006.

Tracklist:
00:00_institut für feinmotorik_geschleife 1_from lp maika 002_maika
02:50_marc matter aka voiceover_breakthrough_from cassette nervous breakthrough_tanuki
06:42_institut für feinmotorik_akoasma_from single akoasma_synchron
08:58_durian brothers_planete sauvage_from ep clubs ep_diskant
11:59_don’t dj_disparata_from lp musique acéphale_berceuse heroique
15:28_durian brothers_die eisheiligen_from lp das macht modern_kontra-musik
18:25_don’t dj_southeast subterrane_from ep authentic exoticism_sexes
22:53_swimming pool_left version_from single swimmingpool_combination
26:06_harmonious thelonious_abstract painting 104-105_7#02_from lp schleissen 1_emotional response

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2016
11.01

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The ladies in the drones. Floating Ambient Electronics from 6 women. Suzanne Ciani, who begann performing with analog Synthesizers in the 70ies teamed up with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith who both use the Buchla Synth. Sarah Davachi plays huge analog modular synths. Rachel Evans released a lot self-released CDrs as well as cassettes and LPs on different labels under her moniker Motion Sickness Of Timetravel. Nautilus is the solo project of Heidi Diehl who played in the band The Vanishing Voice and Time Life.

Tracklist:
00:00_motion sickness of time travel_censer_from lp crystal anniversary_aguirre
03:27_klara lewis_once_from lp too_editions mego
07:47_sarah davachi_tiergarten_from lp barons court_students of decay
13:56_nautilus_tatiana_from cassette blaster vision_nna tapes
23:00_kaitlyn aurelia smith & suzanne ciani_closed circuit_from lp sunergy_rvng intl

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