Christoph Clöser (saxophone & synthesizer)
Tycho Schottelius (turntable, synthesizer & mix)
Thomas Mahmoud (field beats, effects & vocals)
Gerald Mandl (bass & effects)
"With a sound both ominous and spacious, the quartet allows the music to breathe and expand within the cavernous surroundings, all the while giving off an unsettling and claustrophobic vibe"
“Highly minimal and with due attention to space and atmosphere, poised with a sharp tension between contrasting organic and mechanical sound sources; field recordings lend an unpredictability and sense of atmospheric breadth while their patiently attuned playing paints the space between with ethereal, otherworldly strokes of synthesizer, saxophone and electronics. constantly morphing between moods which are never quite just dark and light, maybe best described in terms of psychedelic, hallucinatory light shows.” (Boomkat).
Life is slowed down hear, the tones are displaced, darkly ambient with a wiggly space music feel. While a melody glistens, others are shape-shifting objects ever so slightly, the percussive elements are like nerve-endings."
"In its favour, the group brings an open-ended sensibility to the recording process. There's some sense of structure and organization in place but an even greater focus on freedom and fluidity, with the four musicians willing to let the peculiar material unfold in accordance with its own idiosyncratic logic. It's not always easy listening, but it's also never less than interesting."
"This form of genre-boundary-neutral music seems very now, very current in a subtext sort of way. It gives me the feeling of being on to something."
Jazz Festival Moers, Germany
Jazzhouse Kopenhagen, Denmark
Avant Art Festival, Wrozlaw, Poland
Worms, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany