Kalamine Records Artists
EISENLAGER Founded in 2000, is an animal that is friendly and unfriendly.
Always experimenting and using everything it finds : youtube sounds, outside sounds, home sounds, homemade sounds, noise, industry, stories and madness and always ambient.
EISENLAGER is norbert kutz.
My roots lie in germany and the german experimental electronic music that started in the fifties.
ZUMAIA is a french solo project, a mix of dark ambient, experimental and electro-industrial music inspired by declining western industrial society, Asian spirituality and animist rituals.
After leaving his first band in 1988 ( new wave / gothic ) he joined an industrial rock band in the early 90’s and disappeared for over 20 years.
The first tracks composed by ZUMAIA were recorded in 1989.
Linn Friberg, also known as Nimbostrata, is a Swedish electronic music producer and Reiki practitioner, creating hypnotic and trance-inducing music since 2005. She studied different branches of Reiki with Julia Wolf (Usui Reiki), Harald Jürgenson-Fedosejev (Reiki Yggdrasil) and Irina Samoylova (Forest Reiki). She is a member of Reikiförbundet, the Swedish Association of Reiki Practitioners.
I met Philippe Simon 30 years ago at his gallery in Bordeaux (France). He is painter, musician and photographer, a total artist.
P. Simon is passionate about sound and acoustics, he even builds his own speakers.
Philippe Simon was born in 1936 and plays synthesizer every day. Nowadays, he composed more than 200 albums…
So, we will release some of them on Kalamine Records in tribute to a man for whom I have a lot of respect and sympathy.
Given the impressive number of songs composed by Philippe Simon, we have preferred to create a sub division of Kalamine Records to highlight the fantastic work of this artist.
Lavatone is an ambient noise project founded in 1994 by Drew Holder in Amarillo Texas using a 4-track cassette recorder, microphone and effects processor to create other worldly atmospheres.
Drew still uses analog recording techniques along with elements of drones, percussion, found sounds and field recordings to create Lavatone’s unique soundscapes.
Lavatone has self-released several albums all focusing on ambient, dark ambient, noise and psychedelic textures.ient, dark ambient, noise and psychedelic textures.
Few of the music projects of Boban Ristevski are concentrated and based on exploring mostly the ambient / drone and industrial / noise related kinds of music. With elements of minimalism / improvisation / abstraction…
The music is balanced between the more structured forms and the improvised approach to the music.
He’s also writing some kind of essays, and translating from english to macedonian.
So far – he has fully translated one book : in search of P.D Ouspensky ( the genius in the shadow of Gurdjieff ) from the contemporary american esoteric author Gary Lachman.
It’s waiting to be published.
Peter Wullen is a poet and a writer.
He publishes articles about fringe music and culture in national and international magazines.
Poems were published in several litmags.
He also works in the medium of video & audiopoetry.
Currently working with South Korean experimental musician Una Lee and some other sound artists.
Una Lee is a Korean sound artist, always in pursuit of found sound.
She works mainly with manipulated found sound materials, combining with improvised music, sound poetry and written instrumental music to create unique soundscapes.
Lezet is a one-man experimental project from Serbia drawing upon many different forms and styles of popular and other music.
His music tries to stretch into as many different directions as possible, whether or not Igor likes them personally.
He particularly fancies using electric and acoustic instruments the “wrong” and the “right” way and experimenting with voices.
Igor also creates music as one half of experimental music duo KOI KARP and as a member of an experimental lo-fi acoustic psych noise folk collective FiXtion.
The music of Puerto Rican guitarist and composer Federico Balducci can be described as a mixture of classical and ambient music with unusually intricate harmonies.
Federico Balducci has a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Scoring from the prestigious Berklee College of Music.
Currently, Federico works on film score for short films and documentaries.
Äärvö is an intercultural and hybrid noise/drone/ambient project hosted in France, inspired by
wilderness and it’s glory, old memories, angst and the slow rumbling of decay.
Äärvö plays and improvise on live : Bleeding loops – Noise fueled chants – Analog screechings.
In 2013, gildas brugaro began to only mix his own tracks under the name SRVTR (servator) to keep on the observatör work.
His palette goes to ambient/noise & industrial downbeat to a dark techno.
Many aka or collaborations (the messenger, bunker palace, dark engineer…)
Dormir Dans La Chambre Froide ?
Dormir Dans La Chambre Froide ? was founded in 2009 as an art-punk trio focusing on uncontrolled music instruments.
The line-up quickly changed, and never stopped to change. From a show or a recording session to another, the band can change from a duo to a big band of fifteen or more members.
After a few years, Dormir started to work on poems and visual creations as collective works.
Now, the band continues to develop its weird, naive, and psychedelic universe through music recordings, artbooks, poems and short stories shared on the internet and live shows mixing acoustic and electronic cacophony with improvised theater, dance and jugglin.
777 Negative 111
I initially started making music under the alias Konran (japenese for confusion), inspired by artists such as Ben Frost William Basinski and AKIRA YAMAOKA. With no previous big background music besides lead singer on two garage bands, this was a long and difficult journey. After long pauses and drug fueled trips, i came to the discovery of my “sweet spot”, which with full force and dedicated to work and complete my record. Form of expression, where raw emotions are transformed into drone and harsh noise sounds, reflect the state of mind, and constant struggle with clinical depression.”
Fumetti Per Adulti
Fumetti Per Adulti is the ambient experimental Novelletto’s project (FERRA-RETO/Horror Italiani).
Based on his compulsive love for erotic and horror comic books from Italy, horror synth music from the 80’s and conservatory experience playing violin, cello and piano.
Add this to almost 20 years dedicated to Black “ambient” metal and his newly Harsh Noise Wall experiments,.
The result of it is passed on tons of effect pedals, EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath Reverb, Wampler Reflection Reverb, voicoders, tremolos, 1970s modular synths on an analog Tree Audio Roots Gen II , eight-channel valve and hybrid recording console inherited from his grandfather, an acclaimed italian producer of the Tropicalia Movement in Brasil.
Brian Gonzalez guitar bass synth and vox
We come from punk back rounds so we decided to make this band more punk.
Dominic Razlaff (DR), born 1982, is a sound artist from Lower Saxony, Germany.
Uses synthesizers, acoustic instruments (Ukulele & Cavaquinho ) field recordings, tape loops & granular synthesis to
create melancholy ambient / drone soundscapes.