Category Archives: Experimental

DJ Marcelle – Another New Mess Meets Further Soulmates At Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory (Klangbad)

SH | Now here is vinyl vindication for my thoughts on the latest Bureau B material (see below). Original Faustian Krautrocker Hans Joachim Irmler combines with DJ Marcelle to do something which definitely isn’t stuck in ‘classic’ Kosmiche mode, to the … Continue reading

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Martin Brandlmayr, Werner Dafeldecker and Christian Fennesz – Till the old world’s blown up and a new one is created (m=minimal)

SH | The title displays a very now blend of apocalyptic and utopian sentiment. The entirely instrumental recordings then unfold unhurriedly across Part I and Part II, at eighteen and fifteen minutes respectively. This has been tagged as the ‘rebirth … Continue reading

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Labels 1: Mizmaze

SP | Of course there’s nothing in the rulebook that states that we at ‘Doppler Mansions’ can’t on occasion, look back and cover worthy releases from yesteryear, that are still available. This time round, the focus of attention is on … Continue reading

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Arkon Daraul – ‘AD’ and ‘Silver EP’ (independent release)

DW | Named after a pseudonym of the Sufi writer and scholar Idries Shah and hinting at the European avant-garde and the libertarian left with song titles like ‘Dérive’ and ‘Lotta Continua’, this shady bunch have me suckered straight away. … Continue reading

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Sun Ra – Live In London (Transparency Records)

SP | I wonder just how many Sun Ra albums are out there? Even John Szwed shied away from the daunting prospect of a discography in his Ra biography. 128? More?? Not being a millionaire, I could never afford to … Continue reading

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