Korund

Planetarium is back from its summer break. We’re starting off with a long-overdue renewal of the beloved Geophon series, this time with lush folk-, electro-acoustic and post-rock summer vibes in the first half and more serious modern classical works in the second half, while ambient takes a background role. I’m looking forward to bringing plenty of new sets to Select subscribers in the coming weeks.

Geophon 14
Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p334
Limited Select release on July 9, 2021
Wide release on July 26, 2021
Releases covered up to February 15, 2021
Image by Sascha Duensing

Start # Artist Title Album Year Label
00:00 01 Ishmael Cormack Side A The Sunday Project 2020 Ishmael Cormack
05:31 02 Michael Grigoni, Chihei Hatakeyama & Stephen Vitiello Breeze Rises Earth Awhile 2021 White Paddy Mountain
11:10 03 Voga feat. Jacob LaVallee Mirror Masquerade 2020 Voga
15:16 04 Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie How to Disappear Inside a Thirty Piece Orchestra Ambient Layers 2020 7K!
18:27 05 Ralph Kinsella Anonyme Abstraction EP 2020 8D Industries
24:27 06 Allred & Broderick The Foghorn What the Fog 2021 dauw
33:00 07 The Green Kingdom Saint Lawrence Springhill 2020 Hidden Vibes
36:34 08 Illuminine Take 1 – Patterns Baptism of Solitude 2020 Ferryhouse
39:07 09 Francisco Sonur Greetblame Morning Trials 2021 Time Released Sound
43:57 10 Sophie Hutchings & Julia Kent Three Layers of Light THESIS 06 2018 Thesis Project
49:34 11 Aaron Martin Roots Fall into the River Invisible 2020 Preserved Sound
52:05 12 Adrian Lane An Occasional Hushed Word Invisible 2020 Preserved Sound
56:02 13 Derek Hunter Wilson Pyrrhic Pyrrhic 2020 Derek Hunter Wilson
1:01:35 14 Joshua van Tassel Their Love Was Alive Before They Were Dead Dance Music, Vol. 2 (More Songs for Slow Motion) 2020 Backward
1:04:42 15 Andrew Heath The Romance of Travel Ennio’s Muse 2021 whitelab
1:11:30 16 Vincent DiFrancesco Borne Borne 2020 Vincent DiFrancesco
1:15:26 17 Mark Peters & Clem Leek Half Day THESIS 19 2020 Thesis Project
1:19:45 18 Lau Nau & Matti Bye Île Disparue Signals 2020 Time Released Sound
1:22:04 19 Sven Laux The Sketchbook Ennio’s Muse 2021 whitelab

Hainveilchen

Introducing Cedric Vermue, upcoming artist from The Netherlands. We met at CEEYS’ Q3ambientfest in my former home town of Potsdam. Both tracks he sent me are work-in-progress, but they’re already sounding gorgeous. This Botanik set, “Hainveilchen” (common violet / Viola riviniana), also features some recommendations by my good pals Tom Blankenberg (track 02) and Michael McGarrity (track 06).

Hainveilchen (Botanik 5)
01 Cedric Vermue – We Came and Left {00:00}
02 Clemens Christian Poetzsch – Echos [Neue Meister] {05:04}
03 Deaf Center – Undone [Sonic Pieces] {11:16}
04 Ólafur Arnalds – re:member [Decca] {13:31}
05 Mikael Lind – Why Explain [Archives] {19:13}
06 Jack Burton – Beacon of Light [Analogue Attic] {22:50}
07 Derek Hunter Wilson – Abstraktes #7 {27:03}
08 Levi Patel – As She Passes (Nocturne) [Marigold] {33:34}
09 Sophie Hutchings & Julia Kent – When the Shadows See [Thesis] {37:28}
10 Nil Ciuró – Counterspell [1631] {49:25}
11 Cedric Vermue – Faded {54:40}
12 Corey Fuller – Lamentation [12k] {59:35}
13 Nils Frahm – Spells [Erased Tapes] {1:02:11}

Image by : Lizzie Harper

Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p237

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)

Image by : Otto Wilhelm Thomé

Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p230

Percorsi

Percorsi (CN6)
01 Whithe – Ona [Mango Alley] {00:00}
02 Stray Theories – All Our Tears [n5MD] {02:28}
03 Sven Laux with Logic Moon – Karpow [whitelab] {05:22}
04 Arthur Jeffes & Nils Frahm – Up Is Good [Erased Tapes] {13:10}
05 Jake Lowe – Sarah [Moderna] {18:24}
06 Julia Gjertsen – Gate [Moderna] {20:39}
07 Klangriket & Sjors Mans – Leidseplein [piano & coffee] {23:33}
08 Otto A Totland – Enter [Sonic Pieces] {28:07}
09 Slow Meadow – Quintana [Hammock] {30:18}
10 Danny Norbury – Waltz for Nowhere [flau] {34:16}
11 Dmitry Evgrafov – First Crop [130701] {37:23}
12 Chasing Dreams – Languages [Daze] {41:15}
13 Delectatio – What a Day {46:01}
14 Jamison Isaak – Us [flora] {49:40}
15 Voga feat. Alaskan Tapes – Coda {52:51}
16 Ólafur Arnalds – momentary [Decca] {55:42}
17 Paddy Heaton – Leaf [Cathedral Transmissions] {57:41}
18 Jameson Nathan Jones – Carry Me Slowly [Attic] {59:24}
19 Michael Price – I Will, For You (Sophie Hutchings Rework) [1631] {1:02:52}

Image by : http://cavecanem42.deviantart.com/

Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p205

Erdreich

Erdreich (P89)
01 Chihei Hatakeyama – Old Chair [White Paddy Mountain] {00:00} *
02 KJ – Cotton [Lost Tribe] {01:30} *
03 Solidarity Hymn – The Beam I Sought Always Burnt {03:00}
04 Bradley Sean Alexander – Light Pillars [Pyramid Blood] {10:56}
05 Former Selves – A Formation, A Signal. A Presence. [Patient Sounds] {14:14}
06 Balmorhea – Slow Stone [Western Vinyl] {18:00}
07 Warmth – Spherule [Archives] {22:20}
08 Halftribe – For the Summer, Or Forever [dronarivm] {27:55}
09 Marcus Fischer – Variation One {31:25}
10 Sophie Hutchings & Julia Kent – Earth Bound [Thesis] {32:32}
11 Steven Legget – Still [Firecracker] {38:28}
12 Alaskan Tapes – Little {41:56} ✝
13 C. Diab – The Green Plain, Pt. 1 [Injazero] {44:24}
14 Rime Trails – Sanctum II [Shimmering Moods] {48:17}
15 Hotel Neon – Means of Knowing [Archives] {52:53}
16 Slow Clinic – Even Now {59:47}
17 Anthéne – Astrid [Assembly Field] {1:06:09}
18 Will Samson feat. Benoît Pioulard – Brilhar [dauw] {1:13:04}
19 Yui Onodera – The Garden 3 [Dragon’s Eye] {1:18:48}

* these tracks are mashed up / played simultaneously
✝ premiered on Best of Planetarium 2017

Image by : http://laanscapes.deviantart.com/

Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p196

Caligine

Caligine (CN4)
01 Jim Copperthwaite – Ruins [Village Green]
02 Jeff Chipman – The Commonplace
03 IN-IS – Reverie for Small Ensemble [NW1]
04 Monty Adkins – Entwined [eilean]
05 Otto A Totland – Ilo [Sonic Pieces]
06 Nils Frahm – Harm Hymn [Erased Tapes]
07 Sonmi451 – Passirio [eilean]
08 Jason van Wyk – Blinded [Home Normal]
09 Overtone with Luis Miehlich – Falling Awake
10 From the Mouth of the Sun – Roads [Lost Tribe]
11 Nils Frahm – Fundamental Values [Erased Tapes]
12 Sophie Hutchings – The Road [1631]
13 Martyn Heyne – 2400 [7k!]
14 ONSOHO – Garden
15 Robert Haigh – Secret Life of Waves [Unseen Worlds]
16 Tim Linghaus – At the End All Is Black [Bigo & Twigetti]
17 Otto A Totland – Enola [Sonic Pieces] *
18 Sophie Hutchings – Between Earth and Sky [1631]
19 Stories in Sound – Peaceful Mind [Mango Alley]

* previously played on Best of Planetarium 2017

Image by : http://phoenixfeatherxlight.deviantart.com/

Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p176

Vecchi Tempi

Matthieu R and Mahan Farzad kindly contributed their two gorgeous pieces to Planetarium a while ago, so here they are as part of the third Chiavi Nere edition:

Vecchi Tempi (CN3)
01 Mahan Farzad – Piano Day 2017 ✝
02 Marcus Fischer – Loss [12k]
03 Monty Adkins – Alone [eilean]
04 Ed Carlsen – Unfold [Moderna]
05 Anna Rose Carter & Dag Rosenqvist – Nothing Ever [Thesis]
06 Moinho – Josef [1631]
07 Akira Kosemura – Resonance [1631]
08 Ed Carlsen – Frame IV [Moderna]
09 Christoffer Franzen – Bring Me the Moon [Deep Elm]
10 Diego Errazuriz – Rio Tranquilo
11 Jason van Wyk – Beneath [Home Normal]
12 Monty Adkins – In Memoriam Jacques Hamel [eilean]
13 Angus MacRae – Vespers [1631]
14 Elskavon – Anthos [Anthem Falls]
15 Sophie Hutchings – From Afar [1631]
16 Andrew Lang – From Before
17 Matt Emery – Mavericks [Injazero]
18 Stefano Guzzetti – Temper (Yukio Mishima) [Stella]
19 Dmitry Evgrafov – Rootedness [FatCat]
20 MR – Brüder ✝

✝ Planetarium exclusive

Image by : http://dennybitte.tumblr.com/

Planetarium Mixes Catalogue ID: p164

piano day 2017

For the third year in a row, Planetarium shows the most astonishing piano pieces by young, talented artists from around the planet. We move Ruben Vale, Luis Miehlich and Simeon Walker into the spotlight with their kindly provided exclusives for this very session:

piano day 2017
01 Swoop and Cross – Sykkel ✝
02 Ed Carlsen – Rain (Jacob David Rework) [Moderna]
03 Oliver Jensen – Ananta [1631]
04 Tiny Leaves – You’ll Be Okay
05 Wojtek Szczepanik – Instinct II [1631]
06 East Forest – Endings [1631]
07 Marius Ley – Redemption [Hydra]
08 Garreth Broke – Flakes Unwatched and Improvised [1631]
09 Daigo Hanada – Butterfly [Moderna]
10 Adrian Lane – Another Spell Than Beauty’s [Preserved Sound]
11 Luke Gajdus – Nostrano
12 Federico Albanese – My Piano Night [Berlin Classics]
13 Paddy Mulcahy – Fire & Storm Song
14 Woolookologie – …and So They Waited ✝
15 Sophie Hutchings – Living Light [Preservation]
16 Clem Leek – Yuri
17 Peter Broderick – Eyes Closed and Traveling [Erased Tapes]
18 Roberto Attanasio – Enter [1631]
19 Dmitry Evgrafov – Output Three [1631]
20 Alaskan Tapes – If I Will
21 Simeon Walker – Drift ✝
22 Francesco Berta – The Peak of Eternal Light
23 ONSOHO – Life is a Film
24 Sergio Díaz de Rojas – Flores de Papel
25 Jonas Colstrup – Vesterhavet

✝ Planetarium exclusives


Continue reading

Pfad der Primeln

einundfünfzig : Pfad der Primeln (P51) [Season 8 “pilot”]
01 Gareth Dickson – Friday Night Fever [1631]
02 littlebow – The Singing Sands [Rural Colours]
03 Loscil – Monument Builders [kranky]
04 Drape – Interiors [Infraction]
05 Shield Patterns – On Needing [Gizeh]
06 Rhucle – Hypnagogic Chords [Assembly Field]
07 Bålsam – Sunshower
08 Purl – Vissna [Archives]
09 Fábio Caramuru – Sabiá [flau]
10 Porya Hatami & Arovane – kann [Time Released Sound]
11 Purl – Form Is Emptiness [Archives]
12 David Newlyn – Life At The Time [Polar Seas]
13 E and I – 74 [eilean]
14 Assembler/Responder – Kenojuak Ashevak [The Attempted Theft of Millions]
15 Will Samson – Antepassado [12k]
16 Sophie Hutchings – Grace [1631]
17 Tambour – L’apostrophe [Moderna]
18 Å Asher-Yates – Trails [Shimmering Moods]
19 Noémi Bolojan – Gratitude [Assembly Field]
20 Porya Hatami & Tomotsugu Nakamura – Dawn [Audiomoves]
21 Porya Hatami – Pomegranates [Audiomoves]
22 Luke Howard – Port [1631]
23 Max Richter – Bach Study [130701]

Images by James Petts (http://flickr.com/photos/14730981@N08/).


achtundzwanzig : Relikte

achtundzwanzig : Relikte
01 William Ryan Fritch – Till Fresh Earth [Lost Tribe]
02 Veroníque Vaka – Gætni [Moderna]
03 The Monk By The Sea – Train Station
04 Halftribe – Shashlik [Dewtone]
05 Hior Chronik & Field Rotation – Oblivion [Kitchen]
06 Jacob Pavek – Joey [Unperceived]
07 Tom Day – Foreword
08 Lowercase Noises – The First Glimmer Of Wind
09 Dino Spiluttini – Ice / Age [Sacred Phrases]
10 Tom Day – Troughs
11 Nils Frahm – Them [Erased Tapes]
12 Julien Marchal – Moth [Moderna]
13 Jacob Pavek – Sons And Mothers [Unperceived]
14 Jeremy Young & Aaron Martin – Berceaux [White Paddy Mountain]
15 Veroníque Vaka – Verndari [Moderna]
16 Hior Chronik & Yasushi Yoshida – Small Wonders [Kitchen]
17 Hior Chronik & Sophie Hutchings – Nest Of Autumn [Kitchen]
18 So I’m An Islander – Stelle Stårmfloij (Quiet Storm Surge)

Images by: http://fiorelladepietro.deviantart.com/