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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Folio… tonight!

Written on August 14, 2007 at 8:45, by

Since november 2006, NPS Radio 6 features a weekly new radio show “Folio”. Folio is all about new releases in the ambient, electronic and experimental genre. This week the spotlight is on three very different releases by esc.rec.; ‘slo-fi – ‘s latest hits‘, ‘Transfolmer – Music For Your Eyes‘ and ‘Gluid – Binnensuis‘. Folio is  Continue Reading »

MOMI-fest beta 1.0

Written on August 7, 2007 at 15:49, by

For some time now I’ve been working together with Peter Boorsma on the realization of MOMI-fest beta 1.0, a (free!) festival loosely based on MOMI with a touch of esc.rec. The line-up is complete now, so I’m very proud to present our official press release to you right here. Hope to see you all on  Continue Reading »

E/i Magazine

Written on August 6, 2007 at 16:10, by

E/i magazine ( Maga confounds expectations. On My Mind Machine, track titles such as “Acid Drops” and “Shadow Fu” might instantly make one reach for the usual litany of artist comparisons—early Atom Heart, Luke Vibert, Depth Charge, Patrick Pulsinger, just about anyone on the Rephlex roster—and, to some degree, those checkpoints are accurate. However, thanks  Continue Reading »

E/i Magazine

Written on August 6, 2007 at 15:59, by

E/i magazine ( It’s indeed difficult to believe that Gluid’s tracks on his self-titled debut are all sourced from microphones (real time, and literal, samples) and MiniDiscs; the record’s methodology immediately lifts it legions beyond what at first appears to be a journeyman (if well-accomplished) batch of glittery microsound experiments. Successive immersions into Gluid’s (one  Continue Reading »

E/i Magazine

Written on August 6, 2007 at 13:42, by

E/i magazine ( If the proposition had been made that audio/visual artist Roel Meelkop of all people (he of “strict” musique parallelists Goem, Kapotte Muzeik, and THU20, outcasts all) had the wherewithall to straighten up the rigid techno aristocracy in a couple fell swoops, those in attendance would have indulged in the time-honored tradition known  Continue Reading »

Reviews in e/i magazine

Written on August 6, 2007 at 9:38, by

Darren Bergstein (founder/publisher of i/e and e/i magazines): “Launched in 2003 as a print magazine, e/i was the second magazine I published after the demise of i/e, which ran from 1990-1998. e/i was an attempt to establish on the newsstand what I hoped would be the most comprehensive, definitive, intelligently written and artfully designed magazine  Continue Reading »