TAGS 'STEPHAN MATHIEU'

  • STEPHAN MATHIEU

    ARTISTS

    "Stephan Mathieu is a self taught composer and performer of his own music, working in the fields of electroacoustics and abstract digitala. His sound is largely based on early instruments, environmental sound and obsolete media, which are recorded and transformed by means of experimental microphony, re-editing techniques and software processes…"
  • A STATIC PLACE

    RELEASES

    "“A Static Place is about the journey of sound. Between 1928 and 1932 the earliest recordings of historically informed performances of music from the late Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque era were etched into 78RPM records. I used some of these records from my collection, playing them back with two mechanical…"
  • 12K1064-NORMAN RECORDS

    REVIEWS

    "Blissed acousmatic soundscapes that retain an emotional depth and richness that could not have happened by mere chance."
  • 12K1064-DUSTED

    REVIEWS

    "The tonal qualities of the original performances are most of what survives, carried over through the conversion process and reincarnated as the beautiful, ghostly quintet of tracks."
  • 12K1064-FLUID RADIO

    REVIEWS

    "...tucked skillfully at the far-end of the speaker cones, asking the listener to come closer and listen below the surface, creating a shadow-box effect of immense depth."
  • 12K1064-VITAL WEEKLY

    REVIEWS

    "Its more like Eno's first ambient record - to be noticed, to fill an ambience. Excellent."
  • 12K1064-BOOMKAT

    REVIEWS

    "Essentially we're listening to the resonance of archaic instruments played long time ago"
  • 12K1064-THE LIMINAL

    REVIEWS

    "Mathieu is pointing his microphone directly at the past to collect these ghostly transmissions"
  • 2ND BATCH OF STEPHAN MATHIEU CDS SOON

    NEWS

    "Thank you everyone for your patience in waiting for the 2nd pressing of Stephan Mathieu’s A Static Place. We’re happy to report we should be shipping out orders by the end of this week."
  • 12K1064-TEXTURA

    REVIEWS

    "Stephan Mathieu brings such an inimitable touch to every project he tackles"
  • 12K1064-TOUCHING EXTREMES

    REVIEWS

    "Suspended. Floating."
  • 12K1064-SONIC SEDUCER

    REVIEWS

    "Das Ergebnis sind dichte, aber dennoch fragile Klangwolken voller akustischer Überlagerungen und voller Bewegung."
  • 12K1064-FUTURE SEQUENCE

    REVIEWS

    "We also pass through moments of unease, where the pressurisation mounts to unbearable degrees before moving further along the journey."
  • 12K1064-AUTRES DIRECTIONS

    REVIEWS

    "A Static Place résonne de l’intérieur."
  • 12K1064-DEBUG

    REVIEWS

    "Sehr schöne und zugleich emotionale Musik. "
  • 12K1064-JAHRGANGSGERAUSCHE

    REVIEWS

    "Vor uns liegt ein weites Land mit großen Texturen, mit sehr großen Texturen."
  • 12K1064-030

    REVIEWS

    "Herausgekommen ist dabei eine höchst eigenwillige Form von Ambient. "
  • 12K1064-GONZO CIRCUS

    REVIEWS

    "Stephan Mathieu materiaal gedolven uit zijn collectie 78-toerenplaten"
  • 12K1064-TOKAFI

    REVIEWS

    "There is, in fact, endless movement in this music. The transitions are so gradual, however, that often you don’t identify them as they’re happening."
  • 12K1064-SONOMU

    REVIEWS

    "accessible, enchanting and otherworldly."