Norbert Stein with videotraces by Reinhold Knieps: Pata Blue Chip
Stein’s “Continental Breakfast” launches the proceedings with textural midi horns, pipe organ patches and odd sounding EFX while “You Be You” could suggest some sort of alien language via Stein’s implementations of oscillating rhythmic structures and layered synth sequences - that invoke some sort of bizarre dialogue or ritual. The piece titled, “Blue Chip” features distorted or fragmented theme sequences that once again hint of an imaginatively conceived alien tongue as Stein pursues notions and motifs that more than likely parallel Jarry’s surrealistic philosophies. The final track, “Otherlands” contains computerized noise/sounds coupled with twisted or hallucinatory voices buried within the background.
With each subsequent recording, Norbert Stein continues his intelligent pursuance of electronics, electro-acoustic big band settings and modern jazz based frameworks all featuring the artist’s distinctive outlook and seemingly personalized ideologies on life and the unknown. For additional information and ordering you may want to check Mr. Stein’s website at: www.patamusic.de or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Norbert Stein; Composer & Electronics: Reinhold Knieps; Videotraces recycled, Remixes and Producer.
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Record Label: PATA Music
Style: Fringes of Jazz