JNN114 Shane Morris – Train.to.Knowhere

7 12 2010

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One of the thriving forces behind the electro-music scenery and it’s quarterly marathons is quickly becoming the illusive and flamboyant releaser of sounds to hold dear. With albums on Earth Mantra and EdP (forgive me if I’m wrong on this one) the reputation of this usually live performing longtracker has now reached the outer realms of Just not Normal territory.
Why you may ask is such the case; Well Shane besides his love for the synthetic also has a growing love for the useage of field recordings. There was the ‘No Labels No Music’ compilation album recently on EdP that was initiated by Shane on the electro-music.com forum for one. But Shane will not stop there, nor with this release right here.
Train.to.Knowhere starts of with one of Shane’s own field recordings and from that builds into an hour long epilogue. One that captures your attention; so much so that if you aren’t paying enough attention, you might just miss the train…


01 – Train.to.Knowhere
02 – Train departs [field recording]

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JNN103 A Maïzing session with … Mystahr, Ian Linter & Anton Mobin

7 09 2010

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A Maïzing session with…

Project: Created in May 2009, “ A Maïzing session with…” is dedicated to live improvised
music and organised at the Maïzing Studio in Paris, by Anton Mobin.
The programmation is established according the meeting and the artist who come in tour
in Paris.
For the first saison (May 2009-May 2010), “ A Maïzing session with…” was 13 radio shows
with 22 european artists.

Date: July 21th, 2010
Artists: Mystahr – Ian Linter – Anton Mobin

For the passage of Mystahr in Paris, Ian Linter and Anton Mobin decide to join their forces
to organize several sonic events to celebrate this occasion.
Each artists are in contact on the web since a long time, but never have the opportunity to
meet together.
That’s done on July 21th, 2010 at the Maïzing Studio in Paris, where these three friends
set up their complete gear to a special two hours radio show !

The Maïzing session was divided in two different parts:
First, each artist present a solo set around twenty minutes, which is the better solution for
everyone to discover the sound of each other.
Then, all three join for the real Maïzing session of 40 minutes, during this one three sound
universe collapse in a singular one.

After the session, Mystahr and Ian Linter, both owner of a fantastic netlabel, decide to
release the two different parts in an identificable netrelease: Three solos on OFF/BRUMA
and the collective improv’ on Just Not Normal.

JNN103 – A Maïzing session with…
OFFB015 – Three solos

Please, visit the both website which offer you to hear the whole journey !
> https://justnotnormal.wordpress.com/
> http://astrangerparadise.com/offbruma/


A maïzing session with … Mystahr, Ian Linter & Anton Mobin
Runtime: 45.07

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JNN094 Planetaldol – Ballad for knacker (Live in Berlin)

7 06 2010

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Recorded live at the Canibal Canniche festival, held in Berlin May 2nd 2010
Mastered by Final Cut

Are you prepared to take on a journey of live and improv’ed experimentalism. Are you willing to open your ears and mind for the unusual that took place live on stage. This French artist has before released a few albums on the Belgium Entity netlabel of which my first encounter was with the ‘2 humans in a cage with their everything box’. An intriguing title don’t you think?
Well that was exactly what lured me into a peak listen and an immediate play choice for NTNS radio. Now two years later they are back as Planetaldol and of one thing you can be certain. Your mind will be taken on quite the fantastic voyage.


Ballad for knacker

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Runtime: 38.11 minutes

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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…


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

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Runtime: 54.04

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JNN059 My brother Daniel – Live at the Gulu Gulu Cafe

7 10 2009

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From the Boston Globe:
DJ Radio Scotvoid is in Salem tonight to make noises with Buddah Machines (those are musical loop players), sampling gizmos, keyboards, noise makers, and other random equipment – including a Nintendo DS.
The concert of cacophony will also include audience participation; Scotvoid will ask listeners to talk into the sampler so he can use their voices in his sound montage. “This is a new and very abstract concept, ” Scotvoid tells us.
We certainly agree.


01 – Pak It
02 – Tight
03 – Funny
04 – Titty

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JNN058 Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt – Eyebrows of doom

7 10 2009

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“Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?” – Greta Garbo


Eyebrows of Doom (15.30)
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JNN041 La Ferièrre Ensemble – De-Composizioni

7 05 2009

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“De-Composizioni” was originally realized (but actually not distributed) as homemade demotape in 2006, almost in accidental circumstances.
All tracks, based on few simple sounds and captured in a field recording, are composed, performed & recorded live during a studio session, and their structures are mostly improvised.

La Ferrière Ensemble is:

Imago Meccano: drum machine, pedal effects, elec guitars, accordion, concept

LamieraChicken: elec guitar, pedal effects

Onoco: pedal effects, bass guitar

All tracks by La Ferrière Ensemble (2006)
Recording, mixing & mastering by Imago Meccano


01 – De-Composizioni 1
02 – De-Composizioni 2
03 – De-Composizioni 3
04 – De-Composizioni 4
05 – De-Composizioni 5
06 – De-Composizioni 6
07 – (BonuSenzatitolo N.7)

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All files 192 kbs. Runtime: 37.10 minutes

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JNN029 Philip Wilkerson – Penumbra

7 02 2009

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As coincidence would have it, JNN released Phillip Wilkerson’s Penumbra
just in time for the February 9, 2009 full moon. A full moon which, as
the universe would have it, coincided with a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
visible in eastern Europe, Asia, Australia, the Pacific, and western
North America.

01 Penumbra

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All tracks 320kbs. Runtime: 31.12 minutes

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