europe by night is the gripping and intoxicating debut album by stockholm, sweden based metro riders (real name henrik stelzer) and the first release on newly minted contemporary global imprint possible motive. employing outdated software and now obsolete analogue recording equipment, metro riders conjures a suspenseful and gloomy, true to the era re-imagining of lost sounds.
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since his magnificent sakura (2000) and grinning cat (2001) albums the electronic music world has been in thrall to japan’s susumu yokota, a laptop composer whose prolific output of at least one album every year since 1998 is at odds with his compelling creations. when so much of today’s dashed-off ambient music comes off as characterless, indistinguishable and meaningless burble, yokota shows the way. not that he should thank us for calling this hour-long opus ambient.
the secretive collective tasty morsels has come to be known for its output of mystical, enigmatic sounds. listeners will find themselves gliding ecstatically through the violent topography of a sonic landscape dominated by soft drones and oscillating textures. Here we introduce two lps that have recently appeared on the label.
lena platonos is a greek musician, pianist and music composer. one of the pioneers in the greek electronic music scene of the 1980s, she remains active today. lena was born on the island of crete and grew up in athens.
goitia deitz are a mysterious duo from brooklyn, new york. behind the pair's shrouded persona are two djs and producers that have been collaborating as goitia deitz for the past several years. 'mode' is their follow up long playing ep to their debut ep on cut mistake 'dream meridian', released in 2013, which received much praise from listeners, records stores and taste makers.