This is a set of impromptu performed music, recorded in one pass at August 22, 2022, in Berlin, Germany.
A classic live looping ambient set; improvised musical phrases are layered on top of each other in a constant process to create a dense and lush soundscape. As the performance continues, the motifs and sound changes slowly fade out to make way for new harmonies and sound progressions.
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Recording of a studio session at Andreas von Garnier’s Synthasis Studio in Wilhelmshagen, Berlin, June 17, 2022.
The Wilhelmshagen sessions, taking place on a non-regular basis at Andreas’s studio, are a opportunity to experiment, play around, try out various new settings and combinations and eventually go completely bonkers.
The current Wilhelmshagen Session is themed by three potatoes already that overdue to sprout shoots. The German potato is greatly underestimated in its improvisational talent. But if one only thinks of its origins in the Americas, its changeful history, and the potato’s ability to form these astonishingly baroque shoots, the term “şişko patates” (thick potato) which is commonly used in Turkey for “tubby fat dumb,” does not really apply and it should be understood rather as flattery.
Reichenhall is a combine for recycled electronic music consisting of Bernhard Wöstheinrich and Lukas Radiomodul. Like in a scrap yard for electronic music, everything that comes into their hands is taken apart and disassembled into its pieces. From this, they generate new audio tracks that are then shot back into the audio cosmos. An experimental kraut-ish medley awaits the listener, that leads deep down into rooms in danger of collapsing of Berlin clubs of the 1990s
The title “Hunt & Lore” refers to the german words for minecart and -wagon. The band name Reichenhall came from a wordplay on the german phrase “reichlich hall”, meaning plenty of reverb. As it also sounds very much like Reichenhall which is the name of a city where mining has been carried out for centuries due to rich salt deposits, it is the reason for general mining-theme of this release.
Bernhard Wöstheinrich: Sequencer, Keyboards & Synthesizer Lukas Radiomodul: Loopmachine
Edited & produced by Lukas Radiomodul Mastering by Markus Reuter