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Aug 30, 2018 getdizzzy
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getdizzzy is a composer, DJ and game designer living in Chicago. drawing from ambient, hip-hop, techno, experimental sound collage and noise, getdizzzy's music is idiosyncratic, rewarding, unfamiliar, colorful and accessible. Artist URL:  https://soundcloud.com/strangeflavor ET117 An Etched Traumas release October 2017
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Topics: electronic, ambient, USA
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Side to side is a 4 tracks EP exploring several musical territories, textures and grooves. This is the first release of the duo but certainly not the last. Written and Produced by Dave Savard & Mathieu Lamontagne Mastered by Jeff Peaks Artwork by Dave Savard Created in 2013, 5158 is a collaborative project between Sound of Freedom and Arbee. 5158 km separates these two Canadian musicians. This great distance is not enough to stop spreading a common interest, across the land and the...
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Topics: dubtechno, Ambient, canada, Electronic
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This is the second volume of Beatings Broken Guitars series and the second release of Zerogroove for Etched Traumas. Zerogroove's music is a mix of fragments of sounds, silences, and broken rhythms. Above all, he is a guitarist who's in love with rhythm. Zerogroove's technique has been influenced by Arto Lindsay, David Byrne, and Sonic Youth guitar playing. After the initial recording, he structures his work via a process called 'sound-breaking', then he creates rhythm patterns that could be a...
Topics: electrified, guitar, electric, cutup, rock groove
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- Bride Wore Black & sp3ct3rs
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We are more than happy to present 'Howl', a project by sp3ct3rs and Bride Wore Black.  'Howl' is a work about isolation. https://brideworeblack.bandcamp.com https://twitter.com/Kaklimax https://sp3ct3rs.bandcamp.com/ The release includes two bonus video files. An Etched Traumas release ET92 December 2015.
Topics: Experimental, Bride Wore Black, sp3ct3rs, Ambient, Drone
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to release islandInvader's first EP titled 'Utopia Never Exists'. This endoscopic release is a long underwater dive in troubled waters. Time and vision are distorted. Fragments of electronic genres come and go. Effortlessly.  islandInvader's work is like a visit to purgatory where sinners celebrate life. Body music full of Etched Traumas.  An Etched Traumas release ET31  islandInvader comes from Greece. The last twelve years - in and out of sanity - she...
Topics: Greece, noise, exploratory
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- _DS versus |+|PsychicWars|+|
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This is a four-track EP that was written and produced by two artists who have never met but undertook a fruitful exchange of ideas and sound material online that has been finalized as a release for the Etched Traumas label (http://www.etchedtraumas.net/). It has a dynamic range and tone. Moving from textured and atmospheric ambient work as in Snells Window through to waltz time soaring pattern-based work in XLI.THE.SUN. The EP then moves on to crisp circuit beats and charged tones in Slime...
Topics: ambient, UK, USA, _DS, |+|PsychicWars|+|
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eidoscognitio   is Alejandro Betancourt, an electroacoustic performer from Venezuela. Alejandro was born in Barquisimeto, Lara and started to compose, play and perform live on his early 30΄s. In his work he tends to explore the richness and the always interesting evolving atmospheres of all soundscapes he can get: Field recordings, sound libraries and synthesizer/sampler generated ones. His work is heavily influenced by ambient music. He rarely uses rhythm loops, although he creates the sense...
Topics: venezuela, ambient
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Connecting drone from sketches, prayers, and incantations by the solo pianist Tide Jewel, we present “ Into The Armory Of Doves ”, a sequence of instrumental messages brought about out of years of cosmic abandon, solitude, vertigo, suicide attempts, situational anxiety, and what is historically referred to as “acedia”. This work unites a unique menagerie of influences including Haibane Renmei (created by author Yoshitoshi Abe) and Sylvia Plath poems (selected favorites include 'Flute...
Topic: ambient
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to release the latest work of Kaztalien. The inspiration for this work was a vast territory of Central Russia, called the "Wild Field". Since ancient times, this area was inhabited by nomadic tribes and the tartar hordes, whose mounds and burial grounds in the old settlements can be still found. After the beginning of colonization of the Wild Field in the 17th century the "Tartar wall" was built - a high earth embankment with length of over...
Topics: Kaztalien, Folk ambient, Drone, Russian Federation
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- Nelson P. Ferreira & Rui Paulino
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White Mother  is the first joint effort by Portuguese sound/visual artists Nelson P. Ferreira (AVOIDANT) and Rui Paulino (Ecos). This collaborative release is the result of a seaborne file-trading collaboration, separated by an hour and a half flight distance, White Mother is a primitive manifestation of its authors' creative balance, without any physical interaction. An introverted wall of sound with thick ambiance and lush noise. Their impenetrable sonic palette creates an immaculate...
Topics: ambient, noise, drone, portugal
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- ΚΑΤΑΠΥΓΩΝ & Melodie Des Vergessens
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Χυμός Άγιος - may be translated either "Holy Juice" or "Holy Substance", refering in the first interpretation to Orange Juice with LSD of Merry Pranksters, but more likely to the sacral beverage of Proto-Indo-Europeans (sanscr. सोम, avest. haoma, Proto-Indo-Iranian *sauma-). There is a theory, that the main component of this sacral drink was Ephedra and our predilection to ephedrine-liking substances at the moment of creation the "Χυμός...
Topics: Russian Federation, ambient
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We welcome Fire to the Stars band to our net label. 'Keep You Safe' is the debut EP from Melbourne/Stockholm six-piece.  Making glorious melancholia suitable for geographical outposts, these tracks soothe and despair simultaneously. credits Fire to the Stars are :  Daniel Beekman, Petter Bertilsson, Chloe Davies, Cat Tyson Hughes, Jim McDonald & Tim Spelman  Recorded and mixed by Casey Rice  Mastered by Roger Seibel  Photography/Artwork : Adrian Elmer for Boom Blip Blip  An Etched...
Topic: Australia
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Music made between 2012 and 2014 using piano, guitar, field recordings, resonating strings, homemade and circuit bent instruments. All music written, recorded and produced by Milo Thesiger-Meacham Artwork by Milo Thesiger-Meacham An Etched Traumas release October 2014 ET074
Topics: uk, ambient
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Gomon is the product of cold city sounds, which is mixed with guitar riffs and chthonic myths. The music of this project is a search for the atmosphere in the world of dreams for a breath of fresh air. The first album Kenoma comes from the faceless emptiness of human nature. We praise the biological body, its voice, its movements, which is decorated by plastic and metal. We bathe in post-rock among the stars, listen to the folk-echoes of our ancestors and descend into the depths of the...
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We welcome sp3ct3rs to Etched Traumas. This is the second release of our special series. Mini album 'almagest' is an exploration of guitar and virtual synths to reflect the motions of stars and planetary bodies. sp3ct3rs is a dark ambient, sometimes drone, often minimalist musician based out of montreal  sp3ct3rs.bandcamp.com   An Etched Traumas release August 2015 ETS02
Topics: sp3ct3rs, canada, dark ambient, drone, minimalism
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A thick dark ocean of space ambient frequencies or the sound of the uncharted universe? Red Clouds continues to experiment with cosmic noises in these four magnificent tracks. The dominant dark ambient soundscape attribute is a container that encapsulates subtle elements such as a futuristic cosmic subject-matter, a laborious frequency manipulation and drone collaged sounds. His work could be a field recording in a location of a remote solar system or the slowly ever-changing distant lights of...
Topics: space noise, sound collage, dark ambient, drone
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ophed comes from Quebec, Canada and he is a composer influenced by various genres of music, ranging between 20th-century classical composers to contemporary popular dance styles, or from South American rhythmic to the simple complexity of polyphonic African music and the tribal dance of Indonesia. He seeks a perpetual fluid/motion element as he always tries to build a consistent shape out of a fluid, a never stopping energy.  He composes for about 20 years and has various works in visual art...
Topics: conceptual, minimal, Quebec, Canada
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Dr. Guilty was born in the early 70s somewhere in Italy. First musical experiences date back to the mid 80s -- playing electric guitar in an utterly forgotten noise combo that recorded only 2 tracks. He started making electronic music in the early 2000s. dr guilty - all sounds  All tracks were recorded live circa may-october 2013.  Visit artist's page:  soundcloud.com/dr-guilty  An Etched Traumas release ET051 November 2013
Topic: Italy
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We are honored to release Ciullini's latest release on Etched Traumas. Rapid Changes Of Landscape is the second release for our netlabel. Daniele Ciullini is an Italian sound artist active from 1980 to 1986 in the area of independent self-productions with concrete music works and minimal electronic. Many works of that era are now reprinted on vinyl and audio cassette and some singles from these are featured in compilations and playlists. After a long hiatus, he resumes his activity in 2011 with...
Topics: Italy, Daniele Ciullini
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The Nobodisoundz project was born in 2008 (with a reference to the character of “Nobody “in Dead Man, a Jim Jarmusch film). The artist first started this sound-making project by cobbling together music samples, sounds, field recordings and the results of his fiddling with audio software. These sounds completed his works and added an atmosphere within and around his paintings, subsequent installations, and videos. Gradually, these sounds have gained a more and more important place and have...
Topics: france, noise, ambient, noise ambient
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eidoscognitio is Alejandro Betancourt, an electroacoustic performer from Venezuela. Alejandro was born in Barquisimeto, Lara and started to compose, play and perform live on his early 30΄s. In his work, he tends to explore the richness and the always interesting evolving atmospheres of all soundscapes he can get: Field recordings, sound libraries and synthesizer/sampler generated ones. His work is heavily influenced by ambient music, he rarely uses rhythm loops, although he creates the sense...
Topics: mesmerizing, electroacoustic, performance, soothing, Venezuela
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Twenty-two minutes journey of sheer ambient drone beauty.  Zoran is a solo soundart project from Nazarje/Slovenia. Since 2008 Zoran is working on electronic music composing and lucid sound tripping. Zoran was always into music, first as a listener, then as a singer with street-metal band Podplat (no records made), then as a rapper and hip-hop producer in his project Pifka. From time to time he still makes a rap tune, but his first love is electronic drone/ambient/experimental sound art.  Here...
Topics: ambient, Slovenia, Nazarje
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to release Tar Miles' work titled 'Tar Labs pt.1'. Tar Miles is the ghost of Thanos Papadopoulos, Hana, who creates electronic music in experimental mode through techno forms. Between Transmat and Metroplex seminal sonic footprint, Tar Miles infuses the latter with an experimental twist. Structural and textural elements are clearly identifiable, phat synths, 808-like percussion, modulation, low pitched vocal samples, while they manifest the starting point for...
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Techno, Greece
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We are more than happy to release another Martin's work. 'El Svein' is a 20mins long piece where one can sink into the ocean of Rach's sonic explorations. A spiral diving. A spectrum of ambient/noise tech surprises.  All sounds: Martin Rach Photography/Cover : BroodingSideOfMadness ET127 An Etched Traumas release January 2019
Topics: Lithuania, Martin Rach, netlabel
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Etched Traumas presents the collaborative release of BroodingSideOfMadness and Ophed – a release with two virtual sides by both artists. For BroodingSideOfMadness, the inspirational basis for constructing his work was the iconic euthanasia scene of the Soylent Green (1973) film with Edward G. Robinson as Sol Roth and, particularly, the last moments in a man's life. There's a certain concept that BroodingSideOfMadness admitted to himself gradually when finalizing each track. It has to do with...
Topics: Ambient, Greece, Canada, Electronic, BroodingSideOfMadness, Ophed
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Evidence of the urban environment, recordings of modern life, the noise that reveals the truth, the VeDaKR's 'Nokia Tapes' are an eclectic repository of recorded audio clips for the archivist of a dystopian future.  An Etched Traumas release ET66 July 2014
Topics: experimental, noise, Slovenia, D.I.Y.
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We are happy to release another work of prolific Lezet. "Curds 6" is the sixth in the series of albums containing tracks for compilations that never got released. Lezet logo: Ken Protecious  keywords: electronic, electronica,techno, experimental, synth, metal An Etched Traumas release ET130 www.lezet.blogspot.com
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- Martin Hoogeboom & Juan A. Miñana
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Martin Hoogeboom: objects, guitar, electronics  Juan Miñana: electronics  All tracks written and produced by Martin Hoogeboom and Juan Miñana.  Theo Calis: electronics (OLK 3), mastering  Paulo Chagas: oboe (GLIMM 1, 2 & 3)  ET121 An Etched Traumas release February 2018 DS1191 
Topics: guitar, electronics, oboe, objects
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to release the first album of Greek trio N.U.T.E. titled  'Damage Room'. This album, which was produced in 2011, is full of sharp razorblade-like beats,  floor filler breaks, and addictive distorted audio patterns. N.U.T.E, being the pioneers of  the Greek electro breakbeat scene the last 20 years, crafted this album having a soft spot on the french electro genre.  It took them over a year to finalize it and it is meant to be played at maximum volume!...
Topics: electro, breakbeat, sharp
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Turning the odds  A mosaic novel based on the Tarot cards. 22 short stories describing an optimistic view of mastering one's own individual life by taking control over coincidences and occurrences. We shall not be slaves of the events happenning in our lives, we should create our own opportunities and chances. Tomorrow is the consequence of today, a repercussion of our own choices, an echo of our acts.  One by one, the cards were drawn randomly. Each track was made one at a time, the card...
Topics: ophed, canada, quebec
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Axis In Engineer's Wishbone / Choses Extérieures  The axis leads to a curious waiving wish to observe from an extracted unbiased place; indicative - the preference for perception concerning the exterior things.  ET008 An Etched Traumas release December 2011 BroodingSideOfMadness - all sounds released December 4, 2011 
Topics: minimal, abstract, Greece, percussive
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2005-2007 written tracks BroodingSideOfMadness - all sounds ET005 An Etched Traumas release November 2011
Topics: Abstract, Electronic, Experimental, Ambient, Noise, Industrial
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- BroodingSideOfMadness & nobodisoundz
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Eight lo-fi sketches that lead to unchartered territories while we breathe few words of Mallarmé.  BroodingSideOfMadness is interested in phonemes, graph theory, realism and any dystopian ambiance. He prefers the use of acoustic material than synthetic and he always seeks for the generative element in his tracks. He runs Etched Traumas netlabel. Nobodisoundz comes from France and first started this sound-making project by cobbling together music samples, sounds, field recordings and the...
Topics: Greece, France, Ambient, Experimental, Noise, Lo-Fi, Lofi, Field Recording, BroodingSideOfMadness
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- Coombes / Hoogeboom / Miñana
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Steve Coombes: bass clarinet  Martin Hoogeboom: noise/guitar  Juan Miñana: electronics  Theo Calis: sound-design, mastering  Artwork by Scott Bergey   www.etsy.com/ca/shop/ScottBergey   ("Mutual Admiration Society" 18 x 18 x 1 mixed media collage /painting on wood panel)  Music by Coombes/Hoogeboom/Miñana  Steve Coombes   soundcloud.com/stevesoundcoombes   Martin Hoogeboom   www.martinhoogeboom.com   Juan Miñana   soundcloud.com/juan-a-mi-ana   released April 11,...
Topics: experimental, electronic, Miñana, Coombes, Hoogeboom
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δημιουργία, το Σάββατο 7 Ιούλη, 2012 από τις 2 μέχρι τις 6 το μεσημέρι  Created on Saturday July 7, 2012, 14.00 to 18.00  Second part of 99th Special release for Etched Traumas.  *Track (05) contains samples from: 'Heavy' by BroodingSideOfMadness , 2005 out of ' A Dying Breed Of Urban Planners ' 2011  *το (05) περιέχει δείγματα από : 'Heavy' του BroodingSideOfMadness , ηχογράφηση 2005, κυκλοφορία ' A...
Topics: melophobia, greece, broodingsideofmadness
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Etched Traumas is proud to release Earhead's concept work titled 'Last Days Of The Earth'. The album comprises of 9 blatantly eschatological tracks. Album's title itself designate the apocalyptical scapes of Earhead where ambient bells melt into thick warm inauspicious noise layers. We envisage the last days of the earth while grains of red sand biff stray dogs, birds and people in panic. There is no exodus because Earhead devotedly built a totally dystopian ambience.  Earhead comes from...
Topics: noise, abstract, Experimental-Noise-Ambient, turkey
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ET129 An Etched Traumas release August 2019
Topics: ambient, Las Paccariscas
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- Anton Lazarev & Anton Zagorulin
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Audio materials for the installation.  Synesthetic experience intended to be synergic: a little list of tracks dissecting the painting of the artist ??? from all sides.  15 sound splashes imparting extra dimensions, up to volume and smell, to the two-dimensional painting. According to the authors, things usually hidden behind a flat surface of a canvas should be opened by means of acoustical images.  The tracks themselves (it seems essential to call them “movements”, by old academic...
Topics: Anton Lazarev, Anton Zagorulin, Russian Federation
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Born in Sgo del Estero, Argentina, Daniel Abdala is an electronic musician, composer, producer, guitar/bass player, and singer. Turvia is his main project. It began in 2005, as an industrial-rock oriented band but it evolved forward to become an electronic solo project, with influences of noise, ambient music, synth-pop, experimental and a touch of gothic/esoteric art. His music is trippy, with elements such as mid-tempos, raw landscapes, and twisted voices, but all warped in ethereal melodies....
Topics: Ambient, Argentina, experimental, electronic
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Etched Traumas is proud to release Rach's exquisite work titled 'Interrupted'. The release combines two sets of excerpts from improvising on two instruments, piano, and Roland Ef303 machine, with a looped work in the middle done for disquiet junto project (www.disquiet.com). Neither of instruments is/was mine, piano standing in an old house on west coast of Norway, that I used to play during evenings of my stay there looking for specific sonoric features - first piece is improvised around two...
Topics: noise, ambient, Lithuania
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We are so happy to release 'Noise Band in My Garden' by Dako Loop Orchestra and Lezet.  Lezet introduces a true music hero ,the inimitable Darko Jovanovic, to the Etched Traumas community, by means of a split/collab "why the dance rhythm?  l definitely live in the loop, and I do things the way I should."  https://dakolooporchestra.bandcamp.com/ " ET122 An Etched Traumas release March 2018
Topics: Dako Loop Orchestra, Lezet
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- LAS PASPARISCAS & Piano Extremist
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In this track lurking loneliness, a hope for salvation. released January 30, 2017  Piano Extremist - Piano  Las Paccariscas - background sound  Photo By - Olga Volkova  An Etched Traumas release ET106 January 2016
Topics: PASPARISCAS, Piano Extremist
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The music of WHΛLT THISИEY is a solitary soundtrack to nowhere, a non-tourist map into the unknown; music and images to create new, fully immersive environments, an intriguing aural pilgrimage with no destination in time and space, nuances and labyrinths. WHΛLT THISИEY selects and mixes music for the mind and body in the same quantities that emerges from encounters between the past and the present, drawing beauty of the commonplace, wiping, polishing it, giving it life again, so to produce...
Topics: WHΛLT THISИEY, Fernando Cerqueira
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Muryoku is aimed to put sounds like natural ambient noise. Sound texture is influenced by Jon Hassell's work. 'I was born in Japan and started to make music since 2004. My main focus is to make sounds that can be musical on very high volume environment. Two most important artist for me are Merzbow(high volume environment) and Yasushi Miura(techniques of synthesis and audio editing).' ET90 An Etched Traumas release November 2015
Topics: Japan, Ambient, Noise Ambient
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- Dædal Sphallðlalia
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Happy New Year.! This is our first release for 2015. We welcome Dædal Sphallðlalia to Etched Traumas. 'Chaosofia' is about chaotic considerations about vacuum and darkness.  Five minutes of deep, harsh noise; we couldn't have a better new year start. released January 6, 2015  Dædal Sphallðlalia was created by Z_n in Rome few years ago.  The project is about noise/harsh noise and dark ambient/drone productions.  The purpose of the act is to express his inner self. ...
Topics: experimental, noise, harsh noise, Italy, Greece, Rome, Roma
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Where Do We Go From Here? While the political, economic and ecological perspectives of human society seem to worsen every day, I occasionally feel the need to retreat into a great forest.  A log cabin - preferably a little one, because in addition to all my defects and neuroses, I have a special fondness for small wooden houses :) – stands there, containing a harmonium.  They have a sound that is both earthly and, let's shamelessly use this devalued term once again, spiritual....
Topics: soundscape, The Netherlands, soundscapes
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- Martin Hoogeboom
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The music on ‘The Garden’ was created with the Super 8 films ( youtu.be/IdHePjYqu-A ) by independent movie director Derek Jarman (1942-1994) in mind. These films show Jarman at his most visually courageous and creative, using prisms, filters, and superimposition to produce rich color and artistically bold compositions. The transient images, isolated like paintings, are the essence of Derek Jarman and his visual vocabulary.  'The Garden': tribute to a great artist. released February 21,...
Topics: The Netherlands, Martin Hoogeboom
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- Djozr & Lezet
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The sophomore effort by a duo of old friends is a collaboration as much as it is a split release. It documents a radical departure from the sounds and approaches hitherto associated with Djozr and Lezet, and ventures into dangerously new terrains for both artists. But even despite this, the split feels more like a unified body of work than a mere collection of new songs.  djozr (d͡ʒoʊ.zɹ) is an ambient drone glitch project by Glenn Bryce.  Lezet is an experimental music project from...
Topics: Djozr, Lezet, Serbia, ambient, drone, glitch, experimental
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to present the noise project of Sonvol titled 'Mixtapes'. Sonvol is a noise producer from Slovenia and 'Mixtapes' consists of sounds produced between 2007-2013 in Kranj, Slovenia. All sounds: Sonvol  Painting: Stojan Knežević  Design: BroodingSideOfMadness
Topics: sonvol, slovenia
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This is the second release of Kaztalien for Etched Traumas titled 'September October November'. The work consists of three amazing naturalistic folk ambient tracks.  Kaztalien is an ambient project from Tambov, Russia. He creates rich drone ambient textures enhanced with field recordings since 2010. Kaztalien appeared in the summer of 2010 as a single experiment with natural sounds. Later these experiments evolved into mono-project «ПБН» - russian acronym of «no name yet». The summer of...
Topics: Russian Federation, folk, ambient, tambov
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This is the second release of french artist nobodisoundz for Etched Traumas. Dark, dirty ambiances overlaid with field recordings, voices, soundscapes, strange objects and the MKF's electric guitar.  field recording ,voices, noises, synthesizer, programming and sounds of the MKF's electric guitar ( michelkristof.bandcamp.com )  mixed and produced by nobodisoundz  cover design by BroodingSideOfMadness An Etched Traumas release ET69 July 2014
Topics: field recording, voices, noises, synthesizer, france, greece
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Etched Traumas is happy to welcome Jimmy Watt from Chile. Watt's work methodology focuses mainly on the capture, extraction, editing and storage of audio samples from different sources.  He transforms, relentlessly, curtails, beheads and sews sound works  from different backgrounds and authors, providing the glue that  comes from analog-digital instruments and audio processors and  resulting in a "sound narration" split into parts.  His sound works do not drop below 20 minutes...
Topics: Chile, ambient
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Known (or not-known) for attention to detail in his compositions and a lo-fi approach and aesthetic in creating music, Yaws makes rhythmic soundscapes, exploring long and expanding improvisations through repetition, static and noise. Taking influence from artists such as HTRK, Deutsch Nepal, Coil, and Craig Leon, his music is an incessant, yet subtle perpetual groove which intends to tap into a rhythmic continuum which transcends the listener. Created by Yaws (AU/UK)  soundcloud.com/yawss ...
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- Jan-M. Iversen
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We are honored to release the work titled 'Pair' by prolific Norwegian artist Jan-M. Iversen."Pair" is a two-track drone-piece. The main idea here is to present two sides of the same story. Both pieces are mixed with the same base of samples recorded during an evening in the Bjerga/Iversen-studio. "The One" was mixed/finalized early morning, straight after the morning coffee, while "The Other" was mixed/finalized late that same night. So in a sense: a morning-mix...
Topics: Norway, Experimental
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- Szymkowiak Joseph with Eric Duriez
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Szymkowiak Joseph and Eric Duriez are two sonic explorers who work alone or in collaboration to cumulate the energy from both of them - each one has his own personal way and point of view, but has a symbiotic conception of sound. They use electronics, pedal effects, guitar, bass, metal plate, spring instrument. Cover design and photography: BroodingSideOfMadness An Etched Traumas release ET111 April 2017
Topics: France, Ambient
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to release 'Draft et Draft', the first release of Greek artist Unciviliz.  Unciviliz experiments with noisy sonic blasts and soundbites, low frequencies and vocal samples creating miniaturesque noise works.  'Draft et Draft' is radical, unorthodox but you can discover a humorous side either in its track titles or in its compositions. Make no mistake. This is pure rock'n'roll in its very essence. Fun, guts, heart and mind. You won't find any high-brow theory...
Topics: Greece, experimental, drone, sound collage, noise
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Etched Traumas is more than happy to release Katajamäki's work titled 'Sininen Projekti' . It would be very easy for anyone to expect that this Finnish sonic work is an hommage to icy soundscapes and arctic habitats. Contrary to the stereotype, Katajamäki's sound is a solid work of unusual warmth and serenity with its ethereal and occasional dusky pads. The use of minimal broad electronic and natural elements in 'Sininen Projekti' 'teleports' listeners as if they were 434 light-years from...
Topics: Finland, Katajamäki, Katajamäki
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- Guido Bisocoli
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This release incorporates the acoustic stimuli of our last century into an exemplary realm of minimalism. The barest and fewest elements are used to construct an one of kind sonic experience. The imitation of natural sounds such as water and the creation of subtle phobic environment are two of the characteristics of Duality. Bisocoli delves into the fascinating world of minimalism and provide us with a majestic output. Immerse yourself in his music. Guido Bisocoli is an Argentinean composer and...
Topics: argentina, bisocoli, minimalism, dodecaphony, electroacoustics
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We are more than happy to release the album of Ivan Somov titled सगरमाथा (Everest).The album narrates the difficult path of conquering of the highest mountain on the planet Earth. The music takes you to an exciting journey through the mountain passes, ridges and base camps. A traveler should be courageous in order to reach the peak. Spirits will protect him, while dangerous avalanches and frozen empty spaces will be waiting for him. This album is dedicated to all who are...
Topics: experimental, ambient
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Something like a deafening noise arose from inside their deepness and leave them out of breath. A primal fire burned out all their shelters. They were by themselves those who got inspired to descend up to the boundaries of their animality, without knowing it. And so on the grey angels trapped inside the oblivion woke up, one by one. Options were simple, to fall even deeper or to take flight with them to become white again. released February 16, 2015  Fernando Laub (aka flaub) is a composer and...
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4 tracks that started life as two tracks shared between two artists DS and TN as an Exquisite corpse experiment. Completed during the 2nd & 3rd UK lockdown. Exquisite corpse, also known as exquisite cadaver, is a method by which a collection of words or images is collectively assembled. Each collaborator adds to a composition in sequence, either by following a rule or by being allowed to see only the end of what the previous person contributed. Part 1 - joint track composition Preliminary...
Topics: UK, electronic
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"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." wrote one of the great American trancedentalist authors, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Etched Traumas is honoured to release the 'Valley of Capsules plays Vox Populi!' by Valley Of Capsules, which is based on the works of the French band Vox Populi!. The project "Valley of Capsules plays Vox Populi!" has started at the end of 2009 when Valley of Capsules was approached by Axel Kyrou founding musician of the...
Topics: remorphing, bricolage, psychedelic, elevation, deconstruction, ambient, freeform, folklore,...
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The first part of Double Special release for Etched Traumas ET99 with 99 tracks. released June 28, 2016  melophobia comes from Greece. He likes to experiment with long noise and drone sounds intermingled with field recordings and acoustic sounds. melophobia is heavily influenced by contemporary artists such as Merzbow and early ’90s shoegaze scene. He is active with his ultra-limited releases of his 3″/5″ CDr label ‘illicit-tapes’. He cherishes the piles of his priceless jap noise...
Topics: experimental, electronic, field recording, noise, phonographic, Greece, Salonica, Athens, melophobia
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- Nikos Theologitis / Stamatis Theologitis / Giannis Theologitis / Antoni Robert
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The notion of folk culture has definitely been transformed through the course of the centuries. More particularly, tradition and its authenticity and spontaneity in the context of orality seem somehow to have been mutilated and reconstructed, as soon as globalization and multiculturalism became one of the dominant discourses during the 21st century. Folk songs haven’t been an exclusion in this particular case, as revivalism and folklorism have emerged as a devastating force in the production...
Topics: experimental, field recording, electronic, folk, traditional, Amorgos, Αμοργός,...
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- Ambient Blackhearts Division
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Few years before the 80s extravaganza, still hidden behind the decorative well-sharpened razors of punk, an unprecedented noise factory is being built. It was the first time for the popular culture of the time, but not for the modern 20th century composers. From Varese to Xenakis and from there to the West Coast Minimalism, noise music gave the sensation to be gradually strengthened. Found its final format in the shameless restless youth of the late '70s. The most sophisticated examples could...
Topics: Noise, Industrial, Italy, Roma, Rome
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STREPITVSITVS is the new realization of musical duo ASOLANMAC PROJECT and meant to be a sort of inner self-reflections as well as a very personal study about environmental connections between people and places: the focus is set on the Montello hill, near the Piave river, pretty close to their hometown. It's a really peculiar site, where nature, history, legends, and mysteries are all mixed up together in a unique way.  This piece of music fully represent the feelings about it and express also...
Topics: field recording, abstract, soundtrack, ambient, sound landscapes, drone, dark, Italy
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- swivelized sounds
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Etched Traumas is happy to release swivelized sounds work titled '_busted'.  '_busted' is an experimentation in lo-fi noise that often finds itself drifting into melody and inevitably lost all together. it is an attempt to capture simplicity simply and results in four tracks each uniquely different but connected by process and emotion. it is a story that details the emotional journey that was undertaken by the artist and concludes in a conflicting feeling of euphoria and loss.   An Etched...
Topics: experimental, lo-fi, noise
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This 'Untitled' work is based on the annoying tape noise & hiss. But instead of hiding what most of us dislike, I've tried to reveal their inner potential.  Indeed, this raw & minimal material, after sculpting, becomes an immersive soundscape made of intensity & introspective phases. released November 2, 2015  No Way Out is a French experimental project active since 2009. Through the years the sound evolved from dark ambient to bruitisme , including neo-classical elements amongst...
Topics: musique concrète, sound manipulation, dark ambient, France, Greece
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S.N. K. / S.R. A. / 23 BroodingSideOfMadness: Field Recording, Analog Percussion, Ableton, Guitar, Cover Design Melophobia: Analog Percussion, Field Recording melophobia comes from Greece. He likes to experiment with long noise and drone sounds intermingled with field recordings and acoustic sounds. melophobia is heavily influenced by contemporary artists such as Merzbow and early ’90s shoegaze scene. He is active with his ultra-limited releases of his 3″/5″ CDr label ‘illicit-tapes’....
Topics: Ambient, Noise Ambient, Greece, Melophobia, BroodingSideOfMadness
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- Toni Dimitrov / Jared Sagar
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We are more than happy to release Orillion project by Toni Dimitrov and Jared Sagar. ' Orillion ' consists of four drone ambient tracks with subtle electronic ambient patterns and field recorded metallic and natural sounds. The work is dominated by the dark feeling, which is intensified by both eerie metal sounds and eccentric sounds. However, the large depth of field sounds acts as a factor that adds warmth to the tracks. Sounds close to us such as the running water, the beautiful ambient...
Topics: ambient, drone, soundscape, field recordings
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- SRVTR & Deep Dark
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We welcome DeepDark dark ambient project from Russia and SRVTR noise project from France. 'D.N.A' is the 4th release for Etched Traumas single series. released June 6, 2016  Gildas Brugaro (SRVTR) Dmitry Vologdin (DeepDark) - all sounds.  Photography and Mastering by Gildas Brugaro  An Etched Traumas release June 2016 ETS04
Topics: experimental, dark ambient, electronic, noise, France, Russian Federation
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Etched Traumas is proud of releasing the first EP of the wolfgirl liberation. 'The Lighthouse' realm consists of highly emotional strings arrangements, resonant sounds, brilliant use of field recordings and exploratory acoustic and electronic ambient  instruments.  There's an evolving hope in all tracks despite the obvious ominous ambience. For example in the track 'Planet Earth I Love You' a certain amount of time and effort are required before the fragmented rays of light can be visible and...
Topics: uk, ambient, hope, electronic
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melophobia comes from Greece. He likes to experiment with long noise and drone sounds intermingled with field recordings and acoustic sounds. melophobia - all sounds ET006 An Etched Traumas release 
Topics: Melophobia, melophobia, experimental, noise, Greece, μελωφοβία
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'Let it unfollow its own ground within this movement of independence' Isidore Isou.  In a world ruled by machines, employees consume their pseudo-time. Space becomes perceptible through pain, while the urban spatial extent is fragmented in areas such as a commercial center, an industrial region, a campus or recreation areas. All these uses follow a centrally dictated urban plan. Through the exploitation of residents' behavior, there are possible economic and disciplinary profits within these...
Topics: BroodingSideOfMadness, Melophobia, Greece, Ambient, Noise
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- VICTIM!
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On "Ecos", the intention is to explore reverberation in determinated empty spaces. The propagation of tones and its overlap. The sound of the places are so important as the sound of the instruments used. The propose of "Ecos" is a dialoge bewteen the two. VICTIM! is an extreme music project inspired, among other practices, by power electronics and noise, making extensive use of field recordings.VICTIM!’s music is guided by affective connections with sounds, similar to the...
Topics: Power Electronics, Noise, Drone, Dark Ambient, Field Recordings, Acousmatic, Brazil