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Kosmos of sound phenomena is devoid of a distinct beginning and end, fluid and polymorphous. Stream of sound is continuous, no matter whether and which volatile events are registered, and which ones are omitted. It is a complex state which transgresses borders defined by source, signal and mechanism of perception. Pastoral/tropical soundscapes and post-brutalist compositions by Max Loderbauer and Jacek Sienkiewicz from their “End” CD seem to evoke those situations where can actually hear objects, shapes and time flow itself, a sort of synaesthesia which erases and obliterates beginnings and ends of events, processes and phenomena. Apocalyptic and contemplative spaces generated by this pair of seasoned sound creators explode genre bastions of ambient and IDM, leading into the spectral areas once explored by such pioneers and Popol Vuh or Ilhan Mimaroglu. Above all, etheric and extra-sensitive “End” marks the meeting of two incurable individualists, who use various tools of their trade to come up with a surprisingly atemporal effect, an insistent pulse of detail on an ever-morphing background. Without vivid commentary and recognizable soundbites of the present, “End” is simultaneously an interesting projection of hopes and anxieties of the New Age. Core of tracks included on the record has been produced on the occasion of Max and Jacek appearing as a live duo during 2015’s Berlin Atonal festival, which resulted in well received “Alpine-Tatra-Himalaian” EP “Ridges". Remaining compositions are natural conclusion of their friendship, conversations, meetings, trips and recording sessions that operate according to the rule of free improvisation with a reduced instrumental setup.

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released March 31, 2017

all tracks recorded by max loderbauer & jacek sienkiewicz, berlin
mixed by sebastian imbierowicz & jacek sienkiewicz at 600v Studio, warsaw
additional post production by tobias freund at Non Standard Studios, berlin
graphic design by oliver helligrath

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Recognition Recordings, Poland's leading electronic music label, was founded in 1999 by Jacek Sienkiewicz as a platform for releasing his very own vision of electronic music.

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