1 The Conet Project - Iran/Iraq Efficiacy Jamming
2 AGF - Her Beauty Kills Me
3 Segue - Come Over
4 AER - Headphones
5 Actress - Supreme Cunnilingus
6 Brock Van Wey - A Chance To Start Over
7 The Threshold HouseBoys Choir - Intimations of Spring
8 Flanger - The Men Who Fell From Earth
9 Nine Horses - Wonderful World (Burnt Friedman Remix)
10 Alice Coltrane - Stopover Bombay
11 Ramadanman - Revenue (Untold Remix)
12 Abu Duque & Blake Baxter - What Happened? (Zied Remix)
13 Kenny Larkin - Northern Lights
14 Black Jazz Consortium - Tribal Dance
15 Detroit Grand Pubahs - Funk All Y'All (Robert Hood Remix)
Traxx - Introspective (Werner / Hitchell's Preludes & Nocturnes Version) James T. Cotton - Oochie Coo Mutant Beat Dance – Another World Terekke - Damn Vernon - Pfonk4dawgz Virgo - Free Yourself Farley Jackmaster Funk - Farley Knows House Virgo - My Space Kevin 'Krazy K' Dobbins - M & M Theme Leron Carson - Mechanism Armando - 151 (Remix) Mantra - Body Heat (Outro) Mantra - Worked Up Sweat Boyz - Do You Want To Perculate? Saturn V - Acidbox Jesse Saunders - Funk-U-Up (Bonus Beats) Saturn V - Locomotion 2 AM/FM - Static Vision Tevo Howard - Energia Enlightenment (Traxx Re-Creation) J/M Strap - The Owl In Daylight
Collection of the entire vortexual series published in 2015.
Nearly 8 hours of celestial magic. A soundtrack for your dreams.
the inception of the vortexual series, [element zero] hones in on the
most primitive forms of synthesis, methodical minimalism. This is an
omniscient journey, a refuge where synthetic tones dance in the wind and
sub harmonic frequencies envelope the soul like a Gregorian chant.
Spatial sensations introduce the mind to "the defrag," a place to wander
a different universe not far from ours. Over 60 minutes of effervescent
tonality; a torrential downpour of analog bliss. A place where space
a sublime & new extended player from Echospace's, Variant project
comes in the form of "Vortexual" [Element One], made exclusively for
Movement Festival, Detroit, 2015. This is a near 50 minute cyclic voyage
entering the realm of sonic mysticism: a vibrational experience outside
of the mind ever-shifting & ever-evolving channels of frequency.
For those captivated by Variant's reductions of Intrusion's, "A Gentle
Embrace," there is plenty to adore within its composition. This is music
to love to, to pray to, to heal to, to float in & drift away.....
drifts further elsewhere in space + time: symmetry. Where color of sound
is reflective in the deepness. Atmospheric overtone pays homage to the
original, but in a different light--- a visitor in a strange land
immersed by energy. This soundtrack is for traveling alone in the outer
depths of space, your mind setting the tone for its journey, not yet
understood. This is music to love to, to pray to, to heal to, to float
in & drift away.....
re-synthesis constitutes transitions into the deepest expanse of space.
Sounds deteriorate just as tape does over time, a gradation of tonal
vibration. Over 60 minutes of effervescent tonality; a torrential
downpour of analog bliss. It is where and what is: abstraction beneath
the surface. In this fathomless space, sounds travel multi-dimensionally
creating a a sonic world all its own. Prepare the flotation tank! :-)
finds itself drifting somewhere into the abstract, not quite ambient nor
dub, instead, a unique divide of the two. For the mind, spirit and
soul. Over 60 minutes of effervescent tonality; a torrential downpour of
analog bliss. Calming currents let the mind drift further toward a
serene sound scape of bellowing blooms of sound. The objective is a
place of solace to soothe the soul. Introversion is for the meditative
features a breathtaking rework from cv313, an adaptation, in which the
life-force of this project centers on balance and dynamic tonality.
Sensuous streams of reverberation offer an ethereal plane of existence; a
place where one can live, breath and escape. Transcendental bliss of
the highest order to engulf the soul and spirit. A polyphonic electric
intrusion plays variant's "vortexual" into something Spellbinding.
Hypnotic. Entrancing. Setting the path on the road to zion that is
forever. Bury the tapes in the sand to illuminate the spirits in the
darkness. 60 minutes into the eternal. Fans of intrusion's classic, "The
Seduction Of Silence" will find a lot to love here.
According to Echospace's Stephen Hitchell, the second part of the
Vortextual series, under his Variant ambient alias, was designed as a
"soundtrack for traveling alone in the outer depths of space". In other
words, it's another continuous, hour-long journey, where soft focus dub
techno rhythms and echo-laden textures rub shoulders with misty-eyed
chords and slowly evolving melodies. While effectively a variation on a
theme, it packs a little more percussive punch than its' predecessor,
whilst still drifting from the speakers in an impressively weightless
manner. As usual, it's a limited CD pressing, so grab it while you can
to avoid disappointment. -Juno
Stephen Hitchell (Deepchord/Echospace) coaxes out an hour long trip into
the dub mist of his machines. Prepare the floatation tank…! - Boomkat
Element Two of this sprawling science-fiction epic from Stephen Hitchell
a.k.a one-half of Detroit techno duo, Echospace. 59 minutes in
duration, it was originally composed and produced for Detroit's Movement
Festival, where Hitchell delivered a spacious, dubbed-out live
performance. This second Element sees him take the matter yet further
horizontal than the already brilliant Element One. In his own words this
suite is a “soundtrack for traveling alone in the outer depths of
space, your mind setting the tone for its journey, not yet understood.
This is music to love to, to pray to, to heal to, to float in &
drift away”. Long sold out from the artist, this is Limited Edition
Replicated CD packaged with Chrome Sticker in re-sealable poly sleeve.
Sound meditation on time and space.
One of the biggest events on the electronic scene is the annual Detroit
Movement Festival. Many local artists preparing for this occasion a
special video that publish in limited editions. So also did Stephen
Hitchel, realizing this year's edition of the event new songs of his
project Variant. Two versions of the composition "Vortexual" first met
his fans who are this summer at the Movement Festival, and now - they
reach us in the form of two compact discs.
"Vortexual (Item One)" is a psychedelic vision of music Variant entered
in the formula zdubowanego ambient. Its guiding principle is to modulate
the sound by manipulating its frequency. The song begins with a tangled
together streams of sewage noise. At some point, it will be
complemented by a massive pulse of powerful bass, introductory together
widely diffuse wave gently flowing chords. Everything is lined with a
dub reverb that resonate violent blows corroded keys. Music flows at a
slow pace, aiming to muted finals.
"Vortexual (Component Two)" has a more extensive construction. And this
time the recording starts with ambient electronics. Soon, however, it is
decorated with rough blows rwanymi chords. At one point hit a dub bass
and powerful bit native of techno. Hypnotic pulse entwine the streaks of
cosmic synths, creating a spatial character of the composition.
Eurythmics also be subject to modification - because at the end resound
tribal conga tweaked to dub fashion. Speeding recording is losing its
momentum only in the last minutes, turning once again to the dub-techno
soothing ambient music. (Cut and paste - don't blame me for that bit of mumbo jumbo! Google translate I guess - Mona)
"This is music to love it, to pray it, to heal it, it float in and drift
away" - describes these two compositions by the author himself. And
indeed - both versions of "Vortexual" fulfill all these functions
through it, making this sound meditation on time and space has a
salutary effect on the listener, soothing his psyche and bringing
spiritual breath to the regular everyday life. So it does having a
unique synthesis of the three chief elements Stephen Hitchela music -
dub, techno and ambient music. -nowamuzyka magazine
written + produced by variant. 2013-2015. mastered
in echospace. re-imagined and re-wired by cv313 and intrusion. mastered
by stephen hitchell in echospace 2014-2015.
For this performance Andrew and James of Black Cab were joined by Toshi Sakamoto on taiko drums. This material (and more) will be recorded for release later in the year Recorded on handheld Tascam DR-40 Andrew on 3RRR the day previously