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Jorge Sad Levi : When music meets history

Jorge Sad Levi is an Argentinian composer and one of our label's artist. When we signed him, we didn't suspected that his music was so deeply melted and influenced by the history of his country: Argentina. French culture take a very important place too in his creative process. When music meets history...

Emmanuel Mieville presents new albums

French composer Emmanuel Mieville speaks about his 2 new albums released on Elektramusic.eu digital music label : "FOUR WANDERINGS IN TROPICAL LANDS" (5 tracks) and "ETHERS" (4 tracks). These two album are available on our label and streaming platforms. Enjoy ! ...

Download, don’t stream!

Download, don’t stream ! As a digital contemporary music label, who expects to grow fast in the next years on the Internet, we couldn’t go through the important subject of the pollution of streaming practices and the trend called « digital sobriety »…How to promote digital sobriety when you are an online music label present on streaming platforms? Many new reports of different countries (France, Canada…) point out the fact that our new online consumers habits are full of consequences for the planet. In deed, one might think that the end of physical media such as CDs and DVDs would save resources and reduce pollution by reducing consumption. But that was without counting our new frenetic and...

Jorge Sad Levi on video for you !

Composer Jorge Sad Levi speaks about its new album MÚSICA PARA (SERES) PARLANTES on a video for Elektramusic. Música para (seres) parlantes is a contemporary music album conceived as a rock album in which the sequence of tracks (alternating acousmatic and mixed musics)  and the final mix , is also composed and integrated with images  as a whole conceptual work. You can watch this video here or on Elektramusic Youtube channel. ...

A video presentation of “O” by Chatori Shimizu

Composer Chatori Shimizu presents its new mini album "O" on a video for Elektramusic. Chatori Shimizu (b. 1990) is a Dresden based composer and sound artist, who constructs his works for a wide range of mediums concerning the time identity in sound. Ranging from orchestral works to sound installations, all of his works “engage in repetitive patterns of sound motifs, which aims for the slightest change in the pattern to act as an accent” (New York Seikatsu), and is described as “a flared infotainment playground” (Mehrlicht Dresden).  You can watch this video here or on Elektramusic Youtube channel. ...

PROTECTING & CLEANING MICROPHONES

From Neumann Berlin : Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic Neumann assembled this note on protecting and cleaning Neumann microphones and accessories. Especially for vocal and speech recordings, microphones are often used at close proximity to the mouth, possibly also by multiple users. To reduce the risk of spreading diseases through bacteria and viruses, one or more remedies, explained in detail below, may be used:ideally, have just one user per microphone (including the accessories), Ideally, have just one user per microphone (including the accessories. After or before use, clean all surfaces, i.e. microphone housings, head baskets and accessories. Leave the microphone unused for some time, possibly also applying elevated temperature to the microphone. Utilize accessories such as...

UNESCO RESILIART DEBATE ARTISTS AND CREATIVITY BEYOND CRISIS

We need a concerted and global effort to support artists and ensure access to culture for all. The health crisis brought on by the novel coronavirus has plunged the global economy into a recession, costing the global economy US $1 trillion during 2020 (UNCTAD). While billions of people around the world turn to culture as a source of comfort and connection, the impact of COVID-19 has not spared the culture sector. More than 80% of UNESCO World Heritage properties have closed down, threatening the livelihoods of the local communities and cultural professionals. Cultural institutions and facilities including museums, theatres and cinemas are losing millions in revenue each day, and many have had to...