Hi! This is Monotrome. Listen to the new EP Excellent Sky below.

Excellent Sky

Released on 08/03/2014.

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This EP was in the making since the release of "Xiqents". In the meantime I released some of my more experimental stuff which is, admittedly, always more fun to play on the modular than the melodic stuff - although I know it's definitely more challenging to listen to. There will be more of the experimental stuff out there later this year.

"Tree Neun" is based on the recording of a number station and uses a lot of manually modulated delay effects from the EHX Deluxe Memory Boy.

"Margery Darcy" is the oldest track on this EP and was recorded shortly after "Leuchtenberg" from the Xiqents EP. I think it retains some of Leuchtenberg's vibe.

"Death Ray Sunshine" is a track with multiple sequences and multiple sub oscillators from the MakeNoise STO's sub out, generated with the Doepfer A-160. The death ray sound is the Mutable Instuments Braids in WLIN mode, controlled by MakeNoise Pressure Points's pressure out. The second sequence that comes in about halfway through the track is the MFB Nanozwerg, sequenced by the Urzwerg.

"Brubaker" is an ambient recording of my synths augmented with a heavily reverbed and delayed guitar recording.

"A Universe Called Fred" is a slightly weird, yet calming 10-minute-journey at the end of this EP. It has a sequence playing on the MFB Urzwerg throughout the whole track with some heavily LFO modulated output from the modular on top of it.

Logisms

Released on 05/04/2014.

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These are one-take-no-overdub-recordings of my recent sessions. Everything was performed on a eurorack modular synth with the addition of a MFB Nanozwerg, MFB Urzwerg, and MFB 522. Eurorack-wise, this is mostly an exploration of the Mutable Instruments Braids module in its various modes.

Flubminium/Manyweather

Released on 04/05/2014.

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The Flubminium / Manyweather sessions are live-in-studio recordings of two modular synth patches, each in two variants. No overdubs were recorded for any of the tracks. Everything was recorded in one take on one track in the DAW, including effects.

Xiqents

Released on 11/01/2013.

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Xiqents is the first of the Monotrome releases that has been created almost entirely using analogue synthesizers. Only on the first track, "Leuchtenberg", overdubs and voice samples were used. All other tracks were recorded live in studio.

Giant

This is an ambient album. It's called Giant and was released on 04/12/2013.

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This is basically a slightly optimized re-release of my Sonic Super Band album "Life in the Time of the Giant Brain Machine". I was never completely happy with the album as it was, and since Sonic Super Band went to play the great gig on the farm upstate I decided to re-release this album so it wont rot in the bandcamp account of a dead band.

I left out a few tracks of the original release that simply didn't feel right. I added two tracks: the outro "(+)" and one track that was made after the release of the original album, that nevertheless felt like it belonged on this album: "Skyward".

The artwork is a rework of the original artwork. Also the title has been slightly optimized.

If you're still interested in the original Sonic Super Band album, you can get it here: sonicsuperband.bandcamp.com

Dukk

Here's a little ambient EP I made. It's one part of the Dukk/Kavva double EP that was released 10/28/2012.

Monotrome - Dukk

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Kavva

And this is a rather clicky EP I made. It's the other part of the Dukk/Kavva double EP that was released 10/28/2012.

Monotrome - Kavva

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Monotrome - Kavva

Perfusion

And here's a rather noisy psychedelic EP I made. It was released 5/28/2012.

Monotrome - Perfusion

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