Narzisse (piano day 2019)

Botanik goes back to the roots of Planetarium’s earlier piano-only series Chiavi Nere and provides the fifth annual tribute to the Piano Day on March 29 (the 88th day of the year). Accompanying three pieces by the curator Nils Frahm himself are new additions to the Planetarium roster Peter Sandberg and Jeff Mercel who are both more on the orchestral and euphoric spectrum of this set. This channel’s staples like Ludvig Cimbrelius, Ólafur Arnalds, Luis Miehlich and Slow Meadow are also appearing with their piano pieces from the past 12 months that I’ve been waiting to play for quite some time. This set, “Narzisse” (narcissus), collects some of the most beautiful compositions of recent weeks – focussing mostly on piano – and rings in the spring season for Planetarium.

Narzisse (piano day 2019) (Botanik Vol. 4)
01 Nils Frahm – Sweet Little Lie [Erased Tapes] {00:00}
02 Corey Fuller – A Handful of Dust [12k] {04:33}
03 Purl – Evighetsblomma {09:59}
04 Ian Hawgood – Hark [Home Normal] {12:39}
05 Ian Hawgood – 消滅 [eilean] {17:05}
06 Tony Anderson – Deep Waters (Original Sketch) {18:29}
07 Andrew Heath – Feldspar [Disco Gecko] {23:29}
08 Jamison Isaak – Pines {25:38}
09 Jacob Pavek – Moss [Unperceived] {27:42}
10 Jeff Mercel – No. 2 {31:38}
11 Luis Miehlich – Bloom 2 {36:22}
12 James Maloney – Thirds [Moderna] {43:12}
13 Nathan Shubert – Pencils [Bigo & Twigetti] {46:32}
14 Slow Meadow – Oh, the Myths We Need [Hammock] {50:02}
15 Luke Howard – I Still Dream About, Sometimes But Not Always (Piano Version) [Mercury Classics] {52:25}
16 Luca Longobardi – Narcissus [Paralleli] {56:04}
17 Nils Frahm – To Thomas [Erased Tapes] {1:00:12}
18 Ólafur Arnalds – nyepi [Decca] {1:04:04}
19 Midori Hirano – Mountains [Daisart] {1:07:46}
20 Ludvig Cimbrelius – Traces [Eternell] {1:10:33}
21 Peter Sandberg – Motion [Phases] {1:13:46}
22 Sophie Hutchings – Repose [1631] {1:16:44}
23 Alaskan Tapes – Places [Fluid] {1:19:25}
24 Nils Frahm – Frau Dehlholm [Erased Tapes] {1:22:03}
25 Julien Marchal – Insight XXXVII [Whales] {1:24:52}

16 debuted in N39 (FRISKY exclusive)

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Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p230

Pedion Elysion

Pedion Elysion (Neptunian 34, extended edition of the FRISKY CHILL broadcast from April 22, 2018)
01 Robert Farrugia & Roman Willi – Phosphenes [Mensch] {00:00}
02 Goldmund – Turns [Unseen] {05:32}
03 Hammock – Birkerts [Hammock] {07:58}
04 Hilyard – Flood {09:02}
05 Jamison Isaak – More [Flora] {13:34}
06 Alex Bober – Laalora {18:19}
07 James Maloney – Gaslight [Moderna] {22:19}
08 Poemme – Path of the Wind {25:35}
09 Mahan Farzad – Piano Day 2018 {31:03}
10 Lowercase Noises – They’re Beginning the Moon {34:27}
11 Bradley Sean Alexander – Movement [Pyramid Blood] {42:07}
12 Slow Meadow – Palo Volador [Hammock] {47:21}
13 Joachim Heinrich – Cassiopeia {51:22}
14 Cash – Ikigai {53:59}
15 Joseph Quimby Jr – Variation [Aurora Borealis] {56:27}

Mixcloud bonus:
16 The Green Kingdom – Photic Zone {1:01:43}
17 Magdalene Flowers – Stars for You {1:08:22}
18 Ludvig Cimbrelius – March 13th (Soft Wind in Spring) [Eternell] {1:14:17}
19 Paper Relics – Stoke’s Hall [whitelab] {1:15:52}


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Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p190

piano day 2018

In anticipation of the fourth Piano Day celebration on March 29, we look back at 20 of the most mesmerizing pieces from the previous twelve months. This set features exclusive material kindly provided by Sergio Díaz de Rojas and Évolène Lüthi (Moderna Records).

piano day 2018
01 Bruno Sanfilippo – Cyclical [dronarivm]
02 Balmorhea – Waiting Itself [Western Vinyl]
03 Nils Frahm – My Friend the Forest [Erased Tapes]
04 Theo Alexander – Hammer Frenzy [Luau]
05 Ryuichi Sakamoto – andata [Milan]
06 Alaskan Tapes feat. Ryan Svendsen – Leita
07 Jamison Isaak – Upstairs [Flora]
08 Sergio Díaz de Rojas – Untitled (Piano Day 2018) *
09 4lienetic – Obstacles
10 Carlos Cipa – The Place Where They Go [1631]
11 Jacob David – Loft [Moderna] *
12 Monty Adkins – Under a Luna Sky [eilean]
13 Stefano Guzzetti – The Sky Is Clear Now [Home Normal]
14 Otto A Totland – Neon Dawn [Sonic Pieces]
15 Ludvig Cimbrelius – Victory (over Nothing in Particular) [Eternell]
16 Martin Kohlstedt – AMS [Edition Kohlstedt]
17 Fume – Solo 01 [Injazero]
18 Otto A Totland – Anona [Sonic Pieces]
19 Noemi Bolojan – The Secret Lighthouse
20 James Maloney – Intertwine [Moderna]

* exclusive premiere

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Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p183

Best of Planetarium 2017, Pt. 2

Best of Planetarium 2017, Pt. 2 (BOP17b)
01 Olga Wojciechowska – Until the Rivers Run Dry {CN1}
02 Valotihkuu – First Light {N27}
03 Natus – Wings of a Bird {N22}
04 Andrew Tasselmyer – Philadelphia [Shimmering Moods] {P65}
05 Purna – An Object at Rest [AM 800] {P74}
06 Altars Altars – Warm Current [auasca] {P70}
07 Warmth – Waves [Archives] {P71}
08 Manos Milonakis – Dressing [Moderna] {N24}
09 Eternell – Child of Infinity [Eternell] {P61}
10 Purl – Terra Lumina (SVLBRD Remix) [Archives] {LL20}
11 Forest Walker – Desert Lighthouse [Constellation Tatsu] {LL17}
12 Jason van Wyk – Shimmer [Home Normal] {P72}
13 Hotel Neon – 6:37 AM [Facture] {P65}
14 Tony Anderson – High Tide {N24}
15 Steve Pacheco – Monte Sol y Monte Luna [Archives] {P76}
16 36 – Orphans of the Sky [3six] {P61}
17 Chihei Hatakeyama – What Is There [White Paddy Mountain] {P68}
18 Pausal – Soar [dronarivm] {P65}
19 Robert Farrugia – Slow Morning [Archives] {P63}
20 Tony Anderson – We Are One {LL17}
21 Thomas William Hill – Peak District [Village Green] {N25}
22 James Maloney – Blink [Moderna] {CN2}
23 Billow Observatory – Pulsus [Azure Vista] {LL18}
24 Secret Pyramid – A Pulse in Your Shadow {P69}
25 Alex Crispin – Green Ember [Sounds of the Dawn] {P68}
26 Warmth – Isolation (SineRider Remix) [Archives] {P71}
27 Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri – Bajo dos Siglos [ASIP] {P71}
28 Orghanon – Dissolve [Time Released Sound] {P62}
29 Rhian Sheehan – Keepsake [Unseen] {N25}
30 Delectatio – Saudade {CN2}
31 James Osland – At Once We Felt Safe [Shimmering Moods] {P68}

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Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p175

Helioscope Discoveries No. 14

Summer is gone for now, but the following artists are here to stay. In my opinion, these are the names to look out for presently and which I’ll fully support in the coming months. Ranging from ambient over prog trance to synthwave, a lot of genres and Helioscope formats are represented in this list.


Cash {Mumbai, India 🇮🇳} [1203 / 118]

Ayan Das {Calcutta, India 🇮🇳} [722 / -]

Kazukii {Galt (CA), United States 🇺🇸} [2899 / 273]

Toàn (Anthony Elfort) {Angoulême, France 🇫🇷} [175 / -]

Hamza Messaoudi {Tlemcen, Algeria 🇩🇿} [213 / -]

Maiya Hershey {Beirut, Lebanon 🇱🇧} [1318 / 466]

James Maloney {London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧} [142 / -]

Volt Age (Jona Raischl) {Munich, Germany 🇩🇪} [2360 / 907]

Ciano {Lucca, Italy 🇮🇹} [181 / -]

Promethex (Isaac Middendorf) {Tennessee, United States 🇺🇸} [447 / 34]

Tencode {Lviv, Ukraine 🇺🇦} [53 / 74]

Josco {Ireland 🇮🇪} [558 / -]

Turbo Knight (Antti Huurinainen) {Järvenpää, Finland 🇫🇮} [536 / 222]

Amentia (Raphael & Etienne) {Paris, France 🇫🇷} [5424 / 4518]

Deeparture (Dominique Vijverberg) {Amsterdam, Netherlands 🇳🇱} [3701 / 3601]

語り部 / Storyspeller (Leon Helland) {Russia 🇷🇺} [53 / -]

Don Dellpiero {Gothenburg, Sweden 🇸🇪} [281 / 92]


Format: Artist Name (Real Name) {Location} [SoundCloud / Facebook follower count]

Top gainers of the 13th edition:
Modd : 2293 (+ 199.7 %)
poemme (Angela Klimek) {Cleveland (OH), United States 🇺🇸} : 213 (+ 102.9 %)
Elypsis (Daniel Pye) {Port Macquarie, Australia 🇦🇺} : 82 (+ 60.8 %)
Jiminy Hop (Konstantin Kuranakov) {St. Petersburg, Russia 🇷🇺} : 203 (+ 30.1 %)

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Aura Aquilonis

Aura Aquilonis (Neptunian 26, extended edition of the FRISKY CHILL broadcast from August 27, 2017)
01 Balmorhea – Clear Language [Western Vinyl]
02 Thomas Ragsdale – The Hagg [This Is It Forever]
03 Sergio Díaz de Rojas – Can I Read Life as a Book?
04 Ayan Das – Back to Where We Started [Stereoscenic]
05 Francesco Berta – Intimacy
06 Illuminine – Wander, Rise
07 Lights & Motion – The Last of Us [Unseen]
08 Lowercase Noises – A Universal Weakness
09 Hammock – Mysterium [Hammock]
10 James Maloney – Lament (Clemens Ruh Remix)
11 How To Disappear Completely – Lilith [WithinWithout]
12 Shuta Yasukochi – Daylight [Archives]
13 Fading Language – You Can’t Just Let Me Fade Away Like This [Mango Alley] *
14 The Monk by the Sea – Moonlight *
15 A Cerulean State – Like Something Far Away from Us *
16 Stories in Sound – Growing Beyond Perception [Mango Alley] *
17 Aaron Martin & Dag Rosenqvist – Opening (Edit) [Wayfind]
18 James Maloney – Afterglow [Moderna]
19 Satchmode – A Picture of Two Lovers [Minor Miracle] *
20 Monochromie – Cirrus *
21 sam.wallace – Hurts [Mango Alley]

* Mixcloud exclusive

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Inchiostro

A huge thank you goes out to
Polaroid Notes (DE),
Mahan Farzad (IR),
David Allred (US)
and Analogue Dear (NL)
for contributing their pieces to this set:

Inchiostro (CN2)
01 Delectatio – Saudade
02 David Allred – Piano Time ✝
03 Analogue Dear – Better Off Alone in B Major ✝
04 Stray Ghost – Sonder [1631]
05 Mahan Farzad – Piano Day 2016 ✝
06 James Maloney – Blink [Moderna]
07 Nyctalgia – Yearning
08 Relatvty – Ascend [Mango Alley]
09 Angus MacRae – Cry Wolf [1631]
10 Diego Errazuriz – Cerca del Fin
11 Bledig – And Breathe
12 TMRPOE – DaDa Starry Night [ACR]
13 Matt Emery – Empire [Injazero]
14 Giulio Fagiolini – Mentre Nuoti [Home Normal]
15 Isorinne – Ambivalens [Northern Electronics]
16 Polaroid Notes – Return to Echo Bay ✝
17 Superpoze – Hidden [Combien Mille]
18 Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano – Eisenach [Erased Tapes]

✝ Planetarium exclusive


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