One day, I took a recently recorded compact cassette from a cassette deck, wrote something on the J-card and called that my first album release.
That was exactly 30 years ago.
Time to look back at the story of 30-odd Moinlabs releases (which is also linked with the technology behind it, but mainly with my musical development), and at the future of it.
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Back in January, my plan looked something like this: have an idea what needs to be done in sound design (and have started on it) before end of January. have a mastering concept defined by mid-February. have sound design and mix completed by end of February. have the cover art completed by end of February. […]
Read more "Erlanger Programm: The Last Stretch"
A minor update on this project. Sketching out the mastering approach has happened. And MoinSound Studio 4.0 has been completed.
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The steps taken this week were definitely not Giant Steps – yet without completing a formal milestone, they now give this project a feel of “most of it accomplished”.
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Moved to a different town for the first time in my life. Took a new job, lost/quit that job, took a new one and am happy doing so. Continued in my most complex musical project so far – #secretalbum – had to reorganize that during the year and released an album from that project by end of the year. Read on for details…
Read more "That was 2012"
Relatively unnoticed by the general public, Moinlabs’ “vertex series” in album cover design has come to its end with the release of “Akustik Kies: Reflexiv Hören”: Starting with “Weird Specialist” (2007), the cover art of all official releases has been built around geometric shapes with a decreasing number of vertices – from a rectangle to a circle. Read all about this series here!
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“Eclectic Blah” was a project of freely improvised dance music, existing from 2001 to 2004. For the first time, a few tracks have been made public.
Read more "Blast from the Past: Eclectic Blah – Live in Several Places"