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Secret Thirteen Mix 110 - Black To Comm - Banner © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 110 - Black To Comm

The author of the mix is Marc Richter, publicly known as Black To Comm, a German musician and curator based in Hamburg. His alias was inspired by MC5 band’s track “Black To Comm”, although Richter is not representing their ideology, only their spirit. From his childhood Richter felt that the music was inside him, floated in the air and it was only a matter of time when it reincarnates. Richter started recording and releasing records in 2003. In more than … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 109 - Sendai - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 109 - Sendai

The authors of the mix are longtime friends Peter Van Hoesen and Yves De Mey, Belgian electronic music producers, DJs and sound sculptors residing between Antwerp and Berlin. Since the 90s both artists were successfully running and expanding their solo projects that were mostly oriented to techno. Their individual records were released on such notable labels as Tresor, Line, Modal Analysis, Opal Tapes and others. Van Hoesen and De Mey also composed for contemporary dance and theatre, worked with visual … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 108 - Kangding Ray - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 108 - Kangding Ray

The author of the mix is David Letellier (b. 1978), better known as Kangding Ray, a French electronic music producer and kinetic installation artist based in Berlin, Germany. Before moving into electronic music horizons, Letellier evolved as a guitarist and drummer in various projects influenced by genres ranging from rock, pop to jazz. In his current recordings Kangding Ray investigates assimilation between architectural beats and extensive, atmospheric soundscapes. He tactfully puts together guitar loops, abyssal bass lines, white noise, acoustic … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 107 - Ernestas Sadau - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 107 - Ernestas Sadau

The author of the mix is Ernestas Sadaunikas (b. 1984), a Lithuanian DJ, promoter and master chef based in London, United Kingdom. Sadaunikas has been building his musical identity under Ernestas Sadau and Dausa pseudonyms for over a decade now. Influenced by the early Autechre, Prodigy, Aphex Twin production and his parents’ vast record collection, which includes music ranging from The Doors to Donna Summer, Sadaunikas began a fruitful DJ career. Avoiding any stylistic frames he presents an eclectic DJ … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 106 - Senking - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 106 - Senking

The author of the mix is Jens Massel (b. 1969), better known as Senking, a German electronic music producer and live act based in Cologne, Germany. Massel began producing minimalistic techno in 1995 under his other alias Kandis. However, only in the late 1990s Massel has signed to Raster-Noton just emerging at the time and Karaoke Kalk. Step-by-step he separated himself from Kandis’ activity and started focusing more on Senking’s sound identity. In more than 2 decades Massel has released … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 104 - Violet Poison - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 104 - Violet Poison

The author of the mix is mysterious Violet Poison, a cosmopolitan industrial/experimental techno producer and live act often wearing a black nylon mask during his live performances. His music is based on noisy rhythms, extensive sound architecture and profound low tones. Violet Poison is inspired by various conspiracy theories, egyptology, freemasonry and history. The meaning of his name flows from violet colour which is the most esoteric and one of the oldest colours used by humans, and poison which is … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 103 - Lustmord - Small © 2014 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 103 - Lustmord

The author of the mix is Brian Williams (b. 1959), better known as Lustmord, an accomplished British electronic musician, composer, sound designer and visual artist based in Los Angeles, United States. He is often credited for creating dark ambient genre with albums recorded under the name Lustmord. Williams started recording while assisting the seminal industrial ensemble SPK in the early 1980s. His music could be described as sweeping, profound and dreamlike soundscapes oscillating and colliding with each other in the … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 102 - Frank Bretschneider - Small © 2013 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 102 - Frank Bretschneider

The author of the mix is Frank Bretschneider (b. 1956), also known as Komet, a German contemporary electronic music composer, musician and multimedia artist based in Berlin, Germany. Bretschneider studied fine arts and worked as a graphic designer until the early 80s when he began a prolific musical career. Influenced by early radio programmes about science fiction, films, astronomy, psychoacoustics, optics, art, architecture and literature Bretschneider passionately fell into the exploration of sounds. His first experiences in sculpting sine waves, … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 101 - Jan Jelinek - Small © 2013 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 101 - Jan Jelinek

The author of the mix is Jan Jelinek, a legendary German producer and musician based in Berlin, Germany. Back in the days Jelinek started as a passionate records collector of vast specter of musical genres ranging from dub, jazz, funk to soul, experimental until one day he discovered house music. It was in the late 90s when Jelinek started his musical career. Jelinek immediately jumped into a train of expanding abstract, yet rhythmically subtle electronic music scene. In more than … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 100 - Dadub - Small.. © 2013 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 100 - Dadub

The authors of the mix are Daniele Antezza and Giovanni Conti, also known as Dadub, an Italian electronic music duo and mastering engineers based in Berlin, Germany. Dadub used to be a solo project started by sound designer and musician Antezza in 2008. However, soon he was joined by Conti who was working on the interactive digital art projects at that time. Conti has brought a vast baggage of knowledge about hardware and software and duo immersed into producing. Both … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 099 - Robert Curgenven - Small © 2013 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 099 - Robert Curgenven

The author of the mix is Robert Curgenven (b. 1974), an Australian classically trained organist, composer and sound artist. He started his musical career 30 years ago and went through many different mediums: worked in the radio and as a graphic designer for music magazines, including writing and editing. During his time in Australia, particularly the Northern territory, Curgenven started making field recordings in an attempt to capture the diverse environment around him. Since 2003, he has regularly exhibited his … More

Secret Thirteen Mix 098 - AVaspo - Small © 2013 Secret Thirteen. All rights reserved.

Secret Thirteen Mix 098 - AVaspo

The author of the mix is AVaspo (a venomous audiovisual poetry snake), an audiovisual project based in Vilnius, Lithuania. Core members of this project are poet, playwright and performer Gabrielė Labanauskaitė-Diena and composer, drummer, Labanauskaitė’s husband Vladas Dieninis. The project also unites a few more talented musicians and is frequently cooperating with different artists (modern dance troupes, VJs, fashion designers etc.). In the late 2000s AVaspo began experimenting with visuals, sound and immediately started performing at the local contemporary art … More