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News from… Paolo Pastorino !

Who are our artists' label? How did they discover contemporary music and do they have mentors? Let's learn more from them! We start with Paolo Pastorino. Where do you come from Paolo? I am from Sassari, a small city in Sardinia (Italy). Do you remind you how your beginnings in music were? (first project, first concert, first album…) I started playing guitar when I was eight. I played rock and metal until I was 26.My first album was “Clouds of anger”, genre metal, it was recorder with my first band “No mercy”. Have you musical mentor? I really appreciate Curtis Roads' music, my music I very different from his music but I find it very interesting because its...

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...

Music from home – powered by Music Traveler

During the Coronavirus pandemic, many musicians are left without an income. With your help and the help of the Karajan Institute, Music Traveler is building “Music From Home”, where we help musicians to monetise their digital performances. By centralizing the live streams, they want to get maximum exposure and income for the musicians. Link : https://www.facebook.com/Music-From-Home-powered-by-Music-Traveler-and-Karajan-Institute-106622394318232/?modal=admin_todo_tour ...