Blog: Revolutions per day

Revolutions per day (RPD instead of RPM) is basically a sort of small diary about things going on at the Enfant Terrible HQ… stuff I am working on for upcoming releases, mixtape I did, music I am listening too and inspires me and so on… stuff related one way or another to Enfant Terrible…

Blog: Revolutions per day

Blood, sweat and tears…

brunnen_stampedIt looks like a true artists workspace here at Enfant Terrible HQ as we are finalising the Brunnen and Diamantener Oberhof records for shipping… this means the inserts need to be stamped, the labels on the records need to stamped and the art prints need to be numbered…

This is a lot of work on itself as the ink needs to dry… so it takes time between stamping the A side label and the B side is possible… and even more as only a few record at once can be done due to the limited space on the table/at the ET HQ…

Same goes for the inserts… even though they take less room and can more easily be piled up to dry without things getting messy…

So… shipping starts soon but first the ink on the different parts on my fingers need to dry a bit…

Radio Resistencia live with Diskette Deluxe

diskettedeluxeThis sunday the 15th of February there is a new edition of Radio Resistencia live with Diskette Deluxe as special guest… he will be doing a live set and I myself dj Andy Dufter (from Lesbian Mouseclicks and Staatseinde) will be spinning some records… either fitting with the 8 bit inspired live set of Diskette Deluxe or not…

Diskette Deluxe is a project by Rutger Muller… maybe better known under his DS-10 Dominator alias and more recently for his Von Nohrfeldt Ensemble

This mini event will take place at Kapitaal Utrecht and starts at 15.00 hour (CIT/CET) and lasts until 18.00 hour… the narrowcast will be on monday the 2nd of March on Intergalactic FM, IFM1, 21.00 hour…

 

Apoptygma Berzerk

Apop_logoOne of my favourite artists to play in the car is Apoptygma Berzerk… the Norwegian artist who was responsible for taking EBM to another stage during the 1990’s and early 2000’s…

Starting out with a sound heavily inspired by classic EBM Apoptygma Berzerk re-defined the genre for a new generation on the albums ‘Welcome To Earth” and “Harmonizer”… and he even bridged the gap between the dark scene and mainstream dance culture… mostly due to the remix of “Kathy’s Song” by Ferry Corsten…

After “Harmonizer” Apoptygma moved onwards to a more rock orientated sound and I must confess I never really got into that… but last year he released a 12″ with pure electronic music again and his older releases were re-issued on tape (the vinyl versions of the cd’s were re-issued a few years ago)… in interviews he talked about moving again more into electronic music for his next album as well… so I am curious about that…

In the meantime I am super proud to release an exclusive remix Apoptygma did for Tobias Bernstrup… this remix is featured on the upcoming “Romanticism” LP plus 12″ on Gooiland Elektro in collaboration with Tonight Records (Tobias Bernstrup’s own label)…

This remix is a dance track in the true meaning of the word… and a perfect mix of the decadent synth pop sound of Tobias Bernstrup and the “Harmonizer” modern day EBM / future pop period of Apoptygma Berzerk…

Diamantener Oberhof

DO_finishedThis weekend I printed the art prints for the Diamantener Oberhof release coming soon on Vrystaete. I could not have done this without the help of printing chief Ramon from Kapitaal as it turned out to be quite a difficult job…

The print coming with Diamantener Oberhof is a three color silk screen print… meaning it has three layers to print on top of each other… we printed first the red tongue, after that the yellow mask and then the black background which also gives shape to the face and the symbols beside the mask (see the photo)… it is nice to see the image taking shape with every step you take…

So the prints are finished now and I am more then satisfied with the end result… now it is time to wait for the vinyls to arrive so I can finish these with putting stamp prints on the labels… and then they are ready to leave the ET/Vrystaete HQ… I guess in about two to three weeks from now…

Neugeborene Nachtmusik

nn-logo_ISO_12X12Neugeborene Nachtmusik is the brainchild of Soldat Maurizio… he first joined the Enfant Terrible family with his project Milligram Retreat… after that project was destroyed by the other band member involved he continued under this new alias…

Residing in Berlin he continued to shape his music more and more into an unique style of this own… some results of this were displayed already on the various artists releases “Exploitation“, “I Am Enfant Terrible” and “Post-everything“…

Now the time is almost there that his debut album will be poured out over you… this album simple entitled “Neugeborene Nachtmusik” is something highly awaited by me… and I am happy it is in production now…

When it comes to the music it displays the talents of the musician very well… you get served six long tracks with effective minimalism and trance indulging sounds… influences from elektro, industrial, noise and (black) metal can be traced… the album is diverse but coherent in displaying the specific personal style of Neugeborene Nachtmusik…

This album is a pitch black experience… a shamanistic ritual and a dark trip which takes you by the hand and leads you beyond and back…

Here is a full track preview of one of the album tracks with a fan art video… enjoy!

Tonight Radio Resistencia with live Former Descent

IFMTonight (monday 2nd of February) from 21:00 hour (CIT/CET) onwards Radio Resistencia will be narrowcasted by Intergalactic FM on IFM1.

We are talking about episode 50 here… a 3 hour show featuring a live set by Former Descent who is doing his new beat/EBM/italo inspired thing as recently displayed on his Gooiland Elektro 12″ release.

Next to that dj Alacidus spins vinyls and I am doing that too as dj M. My set will feature some dark elektro and dark techno inspired stuff from the 1980’s up to now…

Here is one Former Descent track to get in the mood for tonight…