Posts Tagged: Markus Mehr

Markus Mehr ~ Liquid Empires

Markus Mehr may be fascinated by the aural properties of water, but Liquid Empires is no nature album; neither is it placid.  The tape surprises from the start: “Kissing” launches with a head-nodding pulse that leads into a senses-scattering drone, then recedes

Markus Mehr ~ Liquid Empires

Markus Mehr may be fascinated by the aural properties of water, but Liquid Empires is no nature album; neither is it placid.  The tape surprises from the start: “Kissing” launches with a head-nodding pulse that leads into a senses-scattering drone, then recedes

Markus Mehr ~ Dyschronia

Dyschronia is an album eerily aligned with its time, as it addresses technology, surveillance, wiretapping and the disconnected plight of the modern era, while exuding an aesthetic appeal. Today’s industrial societies are approaching total technological immersion.  Our words are recoverable even after they have been

Markus Mehr ~ Dyschronia

Dyschronia is an album eerily aligned with its time, as it addresses technology, surveillance, wiretapping and the disconnected plight of the modern era, while exuding an aesthetic appeal. Today’s industrial societies are approaching total technological immersion.  Our words are recoverable even after they have been

Markus Mehr ~ Re-Directed

What’s going on inside all those disc drives, cellphones and computers?  We’ve grown accustomed to obvious sounds: the whirr of a burning disc, the start-ups and shut-downs, the overheating hum of internal fans.  But what about all the data stored,

Markus Mehr ~ Re-Directed

What’s going on inside all those disc drives, cellphones and computers?  We’ve grown accustomed to obvious sounds: the whirr of a burning disc, the start-ups and shut-downs, the overheating hum of internal fans.  But what about all the data stored,

Markus Mehr ~ On

Woah, what happened here?  After the two long, ambient, loop-based tracks of In (the first part of a triptych, reviewed here earlier this year), we expected more of the same.  But with On, Germany’s Markus Mehr is really on ~ in fact, this is the best thing

Markus Mehr ~ On

Woah, what happened here?  After the two long, ambient, loop-based tracks of In (the first part of a triptych, reviewed here earlier this year), we expected more of the same.  But with On, Germany’s Markus Mehr is really on ~ in fact, this is the best thing

Markus Mehr ~ In

One’s enjoyment of this album will likely hinge on one’s regard for repetition.  When a loop changes timbre yet repeats for 25 minutes, is this a good thing or bad?  Is the intricate process behind such tweaking fascinating to the

Markus Mehr ~ In

One’s enjoyment of this album will likely hinge on one’s regard for repetition.  When a loop changes timbre yet repeats for 25 minutes, is this a good thing or bad?  Is the intricate process behind such tweaking fascinating to the