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Secret Thirteen Mix 062 - Svarte Greiner

Photo by Chris Erlbeck Tracklist – click to open 1. Eric Thielemans – Music For A While [Sub Rosa, 2012] 2. Un Caddie Renversé Dans L’herbe – www.ponteensupiel.org [Dekorder, 2003] 3. Stian Westerhus – Kept On Shoulders [Rune Grammofon, 2012] 4. Svarte Greiner – Lightning Cut [Immune Recordings, 2013] (coming record store day 2013) * 5. Aphex Twin – Untitled, Saw2 [Warp Records, 1994] 6. Nils Petter Molvær – Kakanita (Remix – Deathprod) [Rune Grammofon, 2006] 7. Two Lone Swordsmen … More

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Justinas Mikulskis (S13) - International Tapes Mixtape

Photograph by Tomsa Urbelionis The owner of Secret Thirteen Journal Justinas Mikulskis has just recorded a new mixtape for a Brooklyn born blog called International Tapes. Blog shows interpretations of the modern mixtapes, represents artists from the underground and attempts to contextualise cassette culture in nowadays. Subtly crafted and developed mix explores variety of rock music recorded from 1981 to 2011, including essences of post-rock, industrial, punk-rock, experimental and electronics. Justinas says: “It is an intuitive and arhaic mix that … More

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Kleefstra | Bakker | Kleefstra - Griis

An album “Griis” was made by a collaborative ethereal drone project formed by brothers Jan & Romke Kleefstra and guitarist Anne-Chris Bakker in Netherlands. Since 2008 Kleefstras had worked with Machinefabriek, Peter Broderick, Gareth Davis, Nils Frahm, Greg Haines and Danny Saul and had released their music on labels such as Mort Aux Vaches, Home Normal, Rural Colors. “Griis” is a forthcoming theatrical music album, which will be released as 12″ LP and digitally on Low Point. It consists of … More

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Ilyas Ahmed - With Endless Fire

Ilyas Ahmed – With Endless Fire *album preview at experimedia Ilyas Ahmed (born 1974, Pakistan) is a distinctive one man band, formed in 2005, United States. Consistently working with the respectable labels such as Time-Lag Records, Immune, Root Strata and Digitalis Recordings, Ilyas has gently emerged into intellectual audience globally. He has collaborated with such artists like Liz Harris (known as Grouper) and guitar virtuoso Steve Gunn. At the year of 2012 Ilyas had more than 10 official releases (CD,LP) … More

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Saåad - Delayed Summer

Delayed Summer by Saåad Saåad is a growing drone, experimental and ambient music project based in Toulouse, France, created by Romain Barbot. After releasing six individual works on various independed record labels, Romain has involved Greg Buffier into working and expanding sound trajectories together. “Delayed Summer” is an independently released album which consists of six sublime compositions. Improvisations were recorded in the middle of summer at Toulouse by participating guest musicians Tony Llados & Jean-Henry Lapart. It is a subtle … More

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Cezary Gapik - Contrast I & Vanishing

Cezary Gapik (also known as CEZAR) is a Polish performer of drone, abstract and experimental music. Affected of music creation in 1980 while being an animator of local punk rock bands, he studied the evolution of computer made music and right now he has released more than 30 individual works and assuredly stands among the Eastern European academic musicians. Cezary also participates in such bands as QG/GQ and Sub Spa where he expands his productivity and creativeness. “Contrast I” is … More

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Sun Ra - A Joyful Noise

Sun Ra (Le Sony’r Ra; May 22, 1914 – May 30, 1993) was a prolific jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his “cosmic philosophy,” musical compositions and performances. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a 1979 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. From the mid-1950s to his death, Sun Ra led “The Arkestra”, an ensemble with an ever-changing lineup and name. His music ranged from keyboard solos to big bands … More

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Redubtor Podcast 13 : S13

Tracklist 01| Lustmord – Ash [2008, Hydra Head Records] 02| Kreng – Balkop [2011, Miasmah] 03| Lawrence English – Winter Sun [2005, Cajid Media] 04| Ulver – Theme 10 [2001, Jester Records] 05| Penumbra – Panaphonica [1999, Universal Egg] 06| Anduin – Autumn Looming [2009, SMTG Limited] 07| the_empath – Home & Dry [2006, Subroom Medialab] 08| Einóma – LF [2011, Shipwrec] 09| Bitstream – Astro Glide [2005, Touchin' Bass] 10| Speedy J – Drill [2000, NovaMute] 11| Flint Glass … More

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Black To Comm - The Alphabet 1968

Black To Comm is the solo project of Marc Richter. His album “Alphabet 1968” that was released in Type record company two years ago (2009) disclosed the source of eternity as a result of its unique combination of dark ambient, experimental and left-field styles. Joanna Karanka (piano, vocal) and Renate Nikolaus (guitar, cello) gave their contribution to this masterpiece also. The base is constructed of waving atmospheres that create the feeling of loftiness. While the strange warmness of the whole … More

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Patris Židelevičius Live

Patris Židelevičius is a multi-instrumentalist from Lithuania, who combines experimental electronic music with acoustic sounds. Artist’s major instrument is cello with which he plays from childhood. This live performance which was recorded at the “Plenilunium” event at cafe “Kultūra” expresses a clear horizon of artist’s musical vision. This improvised magnificent story is created by using a wide range of instruments like Circuit bent CASIO SA-5 synthesizer, Roland TR-626 drum machine, Boss KM-60 mixer and, what is most important, a thrilling … More

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Gescom – Gescom E.P.

Gescom is a musical platform (group) which releases broken electronic music productions from 1994. These productions are created by distinct artists associations made from Andy Maddocks, Darrell Fitton, Mike Williamson, Rob Brown, Rob Hall, Russell Haswell and Sean Booth inter-collaboration. “Gescom E.P.” was released in 1994 in the “Skam” record company. It is composed of four works that was created using analog hardware. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQxQd3bwFF4 “Dan One” is the most rhythmical work in this release. It is distinguished for industrial type … More

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S13 recommends

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVFB4-Y0OXE Belong – A walk [Kranky] Belong is a duo from America, which impels deeper experience of music. In their newest album “Common Era” one can find interlaced shoe-gaze, drone and ambient tunes. The main “expectation knife” – “A Walk” – is hiding among other works. Stunning expression of vintage and strident sound, made with deep accords of synthesizers, leaves unforgettable impression of perfect harmony while diligent monotony is expressed with indistinct drums, drowned in tense atmosphere. At the same … More