movietone create beguiling musical statements that draw explicit influence from the coastlines of england. when the band recorded a film as a backdrop to their live shows, it featured band members in home made sea-creature outfits and concluded with one of the group wriggling about in the sand dressed as a starfish while their last, lovely release the blossom filled streets invoked images like "1950s chairs weathered by the salt in the air, rocks and grey and the sand and the yellow and the aquamarine in the ocean.
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electronics always played a decisive role in the life of amar derradj aka canson. born and bred in zurich, canson took up an appreticeship in machine design, later got into audio engineering and then sold electronic music in a record shop. in 1993 the techno virus got him, thusly it was only a matter of time for 17-year-old amar to buy his first synthesizer.
canson deliverd a stunning silent mix featuring ambient music by;
harold budd, jon hassell and brian eno, ezekiel honig, nino rota, movietone virginia astley, july skies,
fennesz and sakamoto, kuchen, sobrenadar, a winged victory for the sullen, max richter, wechsel garland