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Aho Ssan - Simulacrum [SUB034]

Aho Ssan - Simulacrum [SUB034]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Intro
  • 02. Simulacrum I
  • 03. Simulacrum II
  • 04. Simulacrum III
  • 05. Simulacrum IV
  • 06. Blind Power
  • 07. Outro

Debut volley of noisily complex and twisting IDM electronica from Aho Ssan, a new artist on James Ginzburg of Emptyset’s Subtext label. RIYl Shapednoise, Heith, Pyur.

Ecker and Meulyzer - Carbon [SUB033]

Ecker and Meulyzer - Carbon [SUB033]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Enclosure
  • 02. Growth
  • 03. Commons
  • 04. Harvest
  • 05. Dormancy
  • 06. Metabolic Rift
  • 07. Silent Spring
  • 08. Sea Change
  • 09. Melting Refuge
  • 10. Carbon Cycles

‘Carbon’ offers privileged, impressionistic access to the Svalbard Global Seed Bank - humanity’s back-up plan - via detailed location recordings manipulated with advanced electro-acoustic tekk...

Pyur - Oratorio For The Underworld [SUB032]

Pyur - Oratorio For The Underworld [SUB032]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Deep City
  • 02. Flowers And Silvers
  • 03. Manta Ride
  • 04. Towers Of Nebula
  • 05. Delphos
  • 06. Rose Born
  • 07. Cheperer
  • 08. The White Books
  • 09. Solar Barque Blues
  • 10. Zero Dead Ends
  • 11. Sun On Earth

Grandiose electro-acoustic composition from Munich’s Sophie Schnell aka Pyur, refining the styles heard on her 2016 Hotflush debut into a mix of distended, crunchy IDM-techno swarmed with symp...

Xin - Melts Into Love [SUB031]

Xin - Melts Into Love [SUB031]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. All That is Solid
  • 02. Crrrash
  • 03. Real Frenzy
  • 04. That There is None
  • 05. Myopia
  • 06. Spent, Wasted and Saved (ft. AYA)
  • 07. Declared Denied
  • 08. Ffantom Contendt
  • 09. Virtually Asocial
  • 10. No Relief, No Perspective, No Vanishing Point

Xin tears out on Subtext with a vital detournement of neurofunk D&B, hardcore and dubstep dynamics in their utterly compelling debut album, including a superb link-up with Aya (fka Loft).

Joshua Sabin - Sutarti [SUB030]

Joshua Sabin - Sutarti [SUB030]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Sutarti I
  • 02. Sutarti II
  • 03. Sutarti III
  • 04. Sutarti IV
  • 05. Sutarti V
  • 06. Sutarti VI

On Sutarti Joshua Sabin draws influence from the compositional structures and psychoacoustic properties that exist within early Lithuanian folk music, exploring the emotional potency of the hu...

Xin - To Shock The Sky And Shake The Earth [SUB025]

Xin - To Shock The Sky And Shake The Earth [SUB025]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Black Light, Blind Fire
  • 02. Aedes Splatter
  • 03. Garr
  • 04. Sucker
  • 05. To Shock the Sky and Shake the Earth

Berlin’s xin makes an arresting début on Subtext with 'To Shock the Sky and Shake the Earth'; a brutalist study in gutted and asymmetric post-techno/bass sound design.

Goncalo Penas - Ego De Espinhos [SUB027]

Goncalo Penas - Ego De Espinhos [SUB027]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Introducao, Umbigo
  • 02. Ego De Espinhos
  • 03. A Besta, Quanto Mais Me Bates
  • 04. O Baixo Na Corda Bamba
  • 05. Assobio De Um Incomodado
  • 06. Espelho Meu
  • 07. Flores De Corpo
  • 08. Tecto Falso
  • 09. A Cicatriz

Continuing Subtext’s exploratory electronics and devastating sonics is the expansive Ego De Espinhos, the debut full-length from twenty-two year old Porto, Portugal-based artist Gonçalo Penas.

James Ginzburg - Six Correlations [SUB026]

James Ginzburg - Six Correlations [SUB026]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Light, Timed - A River
  • 02. Of Glass Reversal
  • 03. If To Pause
  • 04. A Pattern, Returned
  • 05. Reflects
  • 06. Above Water, Inside

Restless sound explorer James Ginzburg (Emptyset) commits his definitive solo opus with debut LP ‘Six Correlations’, an immersive trench of dense harmonic expression consolidating influences r...

FIS & Rob Thorne - Clear Stones [SUB022]

FIS & Rob Thorne - Clear Stones [SUB022]

Label: Subtext
Treck list:
  • 01. Tor-201
  • 02. Front Ear
  • 03. Wooden Lung
  • 04. Glum Herrin
  • 05. Whakauruuru
  • 06. Phase Transition

Subtext presents Clear Stones, the first meeting between two distinct voices from New Zealand. In a unique collaboration, Maori sound artist Rob Thorne (Ngati Tumutumu) and Berlin-based electr...