Michael Valentine West – Von Bock Straße 18
MC and digital | Releases March 24
Michael is a composer/decomposer utilising lessons learnt from various musical disciplines such as minimal, ambient, glitch, hip hop, jazz and sound design. In 2015, Michael’s album Code 17 Abstraction (Ana Ott) was shortlisted for the Dead Albatross award for best new album of 2014. Here’s it’s long awaited successor.
Transport – Milchreise
LP and digital | Releases April 7
Distributed by Cargo Records Germany
Transport rushes through all sorts of unholy rituals and improvised excesses – from Tanz um den Melkeimer to the Ekelzentrum and on to the Traumbaum. A Space Odyssey without rules or certainties, apart from the filthy power of an uproar of etheric synthesizer washes and motoric drum pulses. On their Milchreise, they boldly stimulate cosmic regions of your brain that no band has stimulated before (probably apart from Amon Düül, Ash Ra Tempel and Boredoms). Continue reading