Gifgrond invites Enfant Terrible (once again)…

For the third time the Gifgrond ladies invited me to curate a night of music at their absolute great event… hosted at a private location near the city center of Tilburg this is one of the best kept secrets in The Netherlands for discovering off radar music… so save the date: Saturday 14th of January… all infos are also here and here

It is great to start 2017 with this live event for Enfant Terrible… and this will also be recorded as an episode of Radio Resistencia…

Live on stage for the first time in The Netherlands are Belgian post-industrial/post-everything ensemble Embers… next to that Onont Kombar will be performing his minimal electronics live and last but not least Roberto Auser is serving his analogue elektro beats and noises… I will play some tunes before, in between and after the live acts… what a feast!

Here below some sounds to get in the mood:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some (big) tips…

Recently quite some records found its way to me I am enjoying a lot… and I do not want to keep these to myself… like I do sometimes…

First of all the Huren split 12″ EP released by Noiztank is a true must have for fans of industrial and (harsh) techno alike… the other side is by Kareem… nice too but not as mind blowing as the Huren tracks… a perfect blending of industrial and techno… and even though this is a trend nowadays these tracks stands out in between the bunch of releases in this style… well here is one of the two tracks… what else can I say… you better listen for yourself…

Then there was this nice surprise by Group A… they released their vinyl debut on Mecanica… known for their shop in Mexico City but since some time also a label from Poland… this record triggered me as in a way it fits in with the still going on minimal synth trend but it is different… more adventurous… rougher… edgy… more industrial… here is the stand out track from the album… dancefloor orientated minimal synth with a raw side to it…

More poppy is Kim Ki O… a band I do not need to introduce here… I hope… with several collaborations on Enfant Terrible this Turkish duo is not a new name around… what is new is the re-release of both their first self released cd-r’s from 2007 and 2008… and these are now released on tape by Sea State… the quite new label run by Antlers Mulm… these old tracks by Kim Ki O have lost nothing of their charm and quality… you simply got to love these lo-fi electronic post-punk/new wave tunes… here is the band performing one of these older pieces live…

Then today arrived the debut 7 inch by Anesthetic… super nice synth/elektro-pop tunes released by Kernkrach and already among my favourite synth pop records from this year… the two tracks on the 7 inch are real catchy and could go for demo takes by Ladytron… and I mean this in the most positive way possible… really cool! Too bad I cannot find a full track yet on the internet…

All of these releases are available in small numbers in my webshop… for the real freaks and fans and lovers…

Out now!

ET_heartOut now are the three new releases on Enfant Terrible/Gooiland Elektro: the TWINS mini album, the Zarkoff & Ikonal EP and the Antlers Mulm 7 inch.

All three releases are synth driven but rather different in style… from post-punk influenced elektro (TWINS) to acid with a touch of EBM (Zarkoff & Ikonal) to melancholy synth pop (Antlers Mulm).

Full track previews are online on the ET soundcloud page… and the records are for sale at the ET webshop and at selected (web)stores around the globe…

Elektrovolt

Elektrovolt is a Dutch electronic project by Jimi Hellinga who is also part of the Trapper Drone Orchestra. Not a lot of music is getting released… which is strange considering the quality of his work…

As the name suggests it is mostly elektro which you get served… but the new digital album “Dune Magnetic” has quite a lot of variation when it comes to sounds and moods… from classic elektro beats to spacey and trippy krautrock inspired tracks… and the combination of the two… which works very well for me…

Still I like the ambient / soundscape tracks the best… ‘Seqvens A’ for example… a playful and laid-back ambient track… and ‘Duin-Magnetisch Experiment’… which is reminiscent of Klaus Schulze… perfect to trip away on…

Here is promotional video featuring images of Elektrovolt live on stage with knob handling and all that… and you can get the digital release here…

Neugeborene Nachtmusik live at Radio Resistencia

This Thursday the 22nd of September there is a new Radio Resistencia recording session at Kapitaal in Utrecht (NL)… this time straight from Berlin we have Neugeborene Nachtmusik performing live…

Followers of Enfant Terrible activities will know Neugeborene Nachtmusik of course… he became part of the family with his project Milligram Retreat and continued under his new alias ever since…

Music wise Neugeborene Nachtmusik is hard to define… his music features elements of elektro, (post) industrial, techno, krautrock and ambient … but all in te mix makes up for a sound of its own… most of the time sounding rather dark and (spi)ritual…

The sessions start at 20.00 hour and ends at 23.00 hour and features me  and dj Alacidus playing some tunes before and after the live set by Neugeborene Nachtmusik… entrance is free and beers are cheap…

Here is one the tracks from the album…

Out now: Roberto Auser, Utroid and Monocorpse

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It took some time… more time as expected… but this seems to be the normal way to go these days… Anyway… out now are the three awaited records by Roberto Auser, Utroid and Monocorpse…

Roberto Auser serves minimal electronics/elektro as it should sound… raw and analogue… Utroid spoils us with new beat and early techno influenced acid… and last but not least Monocorpse delivers some dark and ritual electronic music… you can find the second video from the Monocorpse EP here below…

All three records come in screen printed sleeves which are handprinted by me and Roberto Auser at Kapitaal in Utrecht.

You can order the records at the ET webshop or get them shortly from the usual suspects around the globe…