IMC02 various artists – of Places and moments

7 09 2010


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Of Places and Moments is a celebration of the art of field recordings. The tracks to be included utilized recordings from the Sounds Found Project, a repository of user-contributed field recordings. The source recordings were mangled, manipulated, abused and violated, in some cases beyond recognition, to create 18 distinctly different interpretations ranging from minimal drone, to noise, to electronica.

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01 Jack Solium – Celimancie
02 Mystahr – Baltic Blues
03 Phobos – Down the tubes of Penny bell
04 jfox – PROGEX
05 Plastic love tool – Plebs truculenta
06 The Raytownians – Take me back to Tuscaloosa
07 C Reider – Core exit
08 Pyne – The hand of glory
09 Cagey House – Scissor bird
10 robojam – Tekno punks in ze house
11 Gurdonark – Hear and know
12 Sighup – rain, traffic
13 Shane Morris – Contemplating the subjective nature of reality
14 jfox – Gute
15 Controlled Dissonance – St. Clair station
16 Pavonine – Oscilloclast
17 Subspace annex – Paso
18 Ghost animal funeral songs – Cicada filters
Runtime: 1’45.02

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JNN104 Z.O.T.E – Dos caminhos do Velho Mundo

7 09 2010


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Hailing from Braga, Portugal are Risco Corrosivo and Paranoid Doll. More industrial and more loudness after the delicate experimentalism will sooth your ears when in dire need of release of the chaotic. This very diverse album ranging from lo-fi to noise will certainly peak your interest.

A ideia do álbum “Dos Caminhos do Velho Mundo” consiste num roteiro de poesia de Portugal à Rússia, para cada país um poema de um poeta dessa nação. Foi escolhido Portugal -Hilário Borges, Espanha -Miguel de Unamuno, França -Alfred de Musset, Alemanha -Jakob van Hoddis, Republica Checa -Rainer Maria Rilke, Polónia -Adam Mickiewicz, Bielorrússia -Yanka Kupala e Rússia -Alexander Blok. Além do conceito já referido, este trabalho denota a evolução musical de Z.O.T.E. as músicas mais low-fi (dos inícios) contrastam com as músicas mais recentes, algo propositado de forma a que se represente a nossa evolução e a nossa forma de composição feita pelo puro improviso e sem qualquer influencia musical directa.

The idea for the album “Dos Caminhos do Velho Mundo” is a roadmap of poetry from Portugal to Russia, for each country a poem by a poet of that nation. Was chosen Portugal -Hilário Borges, Spain -Miguel de Unamuno, France -Alfred de Musset, Germany -Jakob van Hoddis, Czech Republic -Rainer Maria Rilke, Poland -Adam Mickiewicz, Belarus -Yanka Kupala and Russia -Alexander Blok. Besides the concept mentioned above, this work shows the evolution of Z.O.T.E. the musics more low-fi songs (from the earlys) contrasts with the latest music, something purposeful so that it represents our evolution and our way of composition made by the pure improvisation without any direct musical influences.

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01 – Dos caminhos (remix Hyaena Fierling Reich)
02 – Pureza (Hilario Goncalves)
03 – Vira de noite (Miguel de Unamuno)
04 -Tristeza (Alfred de Musset)
05 – Fim do mundo (Jakob van Hoddis)
06 – A solidao (Rainer Maria Rilke)
07 – A tempestade (Adam Mickiewicz)
08 – O fim (Yanka Kupala)
09 – Noite sinal rua farmacia (Aleksandr Blok)
10 – Do velho mundo
11 – Tristeza (Alfred du Musset) [bonus track]
Runtime: 50.01

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JNN100 various artists – no-r-mal II

7 08 2010


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At long last it is finaly here; the successor of no-r-mal the first edition. Almost a year later down the line, but highly improved and filled with more goodies. Started on April 25th I would never have thought that this would grow as big as it did. Many bulkloads of work went into getting this compilation album out there, but it is out there now!
71 artists, 71 tracks have turned into a 6 CD!!! compilation album making for over 7 hours of listening pleasure. Today I give this to the world so that you may enjoy the sounds of some of the worlds great netlabel artists that all work somewhere in the field of experimental music. Neatly organized into 6 different atmospheres: Warm voices, Dark places, Strange paces, Ca-dance, Art sounds and Outta here.

Take your own moment and meander through these tracks that have all been laboured with love!
All CD’s are burnable to fit on an audio CD.
You can download the singular tracks, the separate CD’s or for daredevils the full gigantic zip file.
(PS; artists links will be added at a later point)

CD 1 – Warm voices

01 Nigel SamwaysWindburn
02 Bob DickinsonRendition
03 usr/sbinVoices
04 Dave SeidelPenumbral
05 Bob OhrumNocturnality
06 Sceance NoireMJ
07 Terje PaulsenUntitled
08 Joe Frawley – The theory of Emily
09 Miquel Parera Jaquesnc Score
10 Massimo CroceApocrifo di Giacomo

CD1 zipfile including artwork (151 Mb)

CD2 – Dark places

01 James McDougalDirt in the wire
02 Cezary Gapik#0466
03 FoselSyntax of things
04 PalancarArroyo
05 C ReiderWill fall
06 Terra EngineInsomnia
07 Controlled DissonanceTrain
08 Kristus KutThe teethmark on your nipples
09 900PiesekPearls and lyzards
10 BatcheebaKiss the whip

CD2 zipfile including artwork (152 Mb)

CD3 – Strange paces

01 MegatonePure Land
02 TozzRoxOpslagboter
03 GurdonarkNormale stem
04 GabranMorning invocation
05 Emerald adriftExclusion zone
06 SubterminalBreathe
07 TyynyliinaAnd suddenly they had to run
08 VoderFutures
09 Shane Morris & Muied LumensAt the gates of the unknown
10 Ariu KaraRusty smoke
11 Andrass KissCatotelm
12 BotongDie sich bekehren lassen

CD3 zipfile including artwork (153 Mb)

CD4 – Ca-dance

01 AstrowindForest rain
02 Adamned.ageWachtraum
03 DedxoundNbi
04 MPHMFrostbite harpmix Mk 2.1
05 Joe McMahonLanding at cyclades macula
06 Kris CadwellJourney to the ants
07 MystifiedUnsync
08 DzlavContours
09 Kevin HallerBurnt collisions
10 Johann MerrichMato grosso Mourning glory
11 MeasuresDive in
12 Sean Derrick Cooper MarquardtSoft power
13 My brother DanielFat bird

CD4 zipfile including artwork (153 Mb)

CD5 – Art sounds

01 Denis McCarty – Plays Saba taksim
02 Juan Antonio NietoIcarus
03 Luis AnteroAlvoco Soundscapes One
04 jfox – daveflop
05 Paulo ChagasEngorra
06 Philip WilkersonFour point two
07 Tensor Sensellation – Cryptococcus
08 DanadaxSchizoid
09 AyatoLibra’s turning control
10 MedmudBal impuls
11 AltocumulusFour days of rain

CD5 zipfile including artwork (154 Mb)

CD6 – Outta here

01 PS – ni100603
02 Jazznoize – Komintern No 1
03 Somnaphon – Eye Calypso
04 Candstandya – The long night
05 op.cit – Saturnalia
06 Rinus van Alebeek & Anton Mobin – Phonecall
07 Carlos Suarez – Vulgus veritatis pessimus interpres
08 Thanato Twist Olegs Sound Sys – Whimsical resurection dub
09 Given Willingly – Dedicated to a lost cause
10 The silence bureau – SBPore
11 Tubiliforme – Cedar
12 v4w.nko – Intergrses
13 Mudbug Noggins – Suck
14 Mystahr – Live at Rigoletto Paris (excerpt)
15 Mono Poly – Panzer

CD6 zipfile including artwork (153 Mb)

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JNN100 the artwork in one zipfile (14 Mb)





JNN092 Kris Cadwell – Art is a style of perception

7 06 2010


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Like Stream69, Kris Cadwell also revisits the JNN-catalog with a successor to his first album ‘Offerings’ (JNN070). Another beauty and indepth look into the sound of a visual artist exploring not in paint or color, but in tone.
The diversity of this artist is remarkable; at times this feels very Boards of Canada when he can also change his cloth and create a beautiful deep field of drones and beatfree song. Kris certainly shows his wardrobe and wears it in style.
We’re very happen to welcome him back to Just not Normal. And as for you; why not dip into this soft and wonderful realm that somehow only a visual artist can conceive.

Mirror:

01 – Remember when
02 – The feared poly drug abuser
03 – Hues
04 – Sleepaid
05 – Intermission
06 – A melody for our dead friends
07 – A dream about the river
08 – Light precipitation
09 – Snowstorm

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Runtime: 38.41 min

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JNN079 Alexander Kibanov & Norihito Kodama – Through fire walk with me

7 03 2010


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The second collaborative work from Alexander Kibanov to appear on Just not Normal and the shortest album thusfar to have appeared on JNN as well. But length never says anything about quality or its lacking off.

Born June 6, 1992, Alexander Kibanov is an experimental music artist and composer from Antarctica. He has released under various pseudonymes (such as Earth Incubator, Headless Kamikaze, Illnathix) over one hundred of solo and collabarotive works (with many artists as diverse as GX Jupitter-Larsen, Kenji Siratori, Alexei Borisov, Cisfinitum, Napalmed) mainly on cdr and casettes over the world.

Mirror:

01 – Rain
02 – Through fire walk with me
03 – Abandoned Airports

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JNN062 Emerald Adrift – Alien Tongue

7 11 2009


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“Alien Tongue” presents two live performances by Emerald Adrift. The first piece, “Hatchling,” was recorded during a live broadcast on the StillStream internet radio station on November 1, 2008. “Abandoned Amusement Park (Gone To Weeds)” was another live StillStream performance, broadcast on March 14, 2009.

We hope you enjoy these sonic curiosities, “sung” in an alien tongue…

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01 – Hatchling
02 – Abandonded amusement park (gone to weeds)

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Runtime: 54.04

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JNN053 :retreat: – RTRT 001

7 09 2009


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After the projects : HALLER: (industrial) and: SINCLAIR: (ritual): RETREAT: is the third project of Ronny Jung from Leipzig, Germany.
It is the reduced project and yet deliberately omitted for ornamentation.
It is intended to look for rest and relaxation pose. the quiet in the noise.
The name:RETREAT: is program.
On this album were mic’ed recordings of singing glas, didgeridoo, small metal bells and larger porcelain bells and torn paper were used as raw material.
The process of working is very experimental and not compositional.
It is researching what one can.

Mastered by Mark Stolk (aka Mystahr)

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01 – Movement 1
02 – Movement 2
03 – Movement 3
04 – Movement 4
05 – Movement 5
06 – Movement 6
07 – Movement 7

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Runtime: 1:08’15

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