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PETER FROHMADER

 

painting by Peter Frohmader.



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JULES VERNE CYCLE

Cosmic Egg UTCE 012 CDR  46'02"  CD-R £8.00 + p&p

1. Mysterious Island 22'54"

Peter Frohmader: synthesizers, Rhodes piano, acoustic piano, percussion, 12 string acoustic guitar.

2. Nautilus 23'06"

Peter Frohmader: synthesizers, Rhodes piano, metal tubes, springs.

Composed, produced, recorded, cover painting, and
all instruments played by Peter Frohmader.
Recorded at Nekropolis Studio, Munich, 1982.
Issued under license from Peter Frohmader (Nekropolis).
© 1986 by Auricle Music.

Release history...
Originally released on cassette by Auricle Music, England (Auricle AMC 018) in February 1987 as an edition of 200 planned copies.
It was presented in a standard cassette case with a black printed insert with a photo sticker on the front. The tapes had self-adhesive labels and were duplicated by Colin Potter at ICR studio.

info...
A German multi-instrumentalist who grew up during the Krautrock era and created a musical genre all his own as "Nekropolis", inspired by 1970's bands like Amon Düül, Can, Kluster, the unique fusion of Magma (Jannick Top's bass style), classical and electronic musics. Peter's Nekropolis music is dark, often surreal, vivid, and even nightmarish experience, although highly musical. This is the darkest and most vivid of his 2 Auricle tapes, with thick layers analogue and digital synths, arpeggios, and complex developments, in two lengthy vivid 'picture music' excursions. This remastered CDR limited edition is even more vivid and powerful, revealing hidden detail originally lost via cassette duplication.

original cassette review...
...the two tracks here are sonic interpretations of Verne literary works. "Mysterious Island" is a cyclic exploration of synthetic territory that develops in a very eerie fashion. Synths serve as a backdrop for some surprising acoustic guitar and piano themes ... ultimately fusing with the electronics into a swirling sea of sound that climaxes with a startling apocalypse. "Nautilus" on the other hand is more purely electronic  and atmospheric, like an aquatic voyage to the bottom of a sonic sea.
[by Archie Patterson in Eurock]

on YouTube...
Mysterious Island extract
Nautilus extract

Originally a cassette - 140 copies approx - released ?/2/1987.
First CDR edition of 20 numbered copies - released 20/10/2014.
Second CDR edition of 20 numbered copies (21-40) - released 1/10/2016.




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JULES VERNE CYCLE
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JULES VERNE CYCLE

Auricle AMC 018  c60  MC £5.00 + p&p

A. Mysterious Island 22'54"

Peter Frohmader: synthesizers, Rhodes piano, acoustic piano, percussion, 12 string acoustic guitar.

B. Nautilus 23'06"

Peter Frohmader: synthesizers, Rhodes piano, metal tubes, springs.

Composed, produced, recorded, cover painting, and
all instruments played by Peter Frohmader.
Recorded at Nekropolis Studio, Munich, 1982.
Issued under license from Peter Frohmader (Nekropolis).
© 1986 by Auricle Music.

The old issue...
Originally released by Auricle Music, England (Auricle AMC 018) in February 1987 as an edition of 200 planned copies. Only 140 copies (approx.) were duplicated by Colin Potter at ICR studio on unbranded tapes, mostly with typed self adhesive labels. Stocks of those sold out many years ago

The new issue on sale here...
These later copies have been made after rediscovering the remaining unused original cassette inserts. So, these will use up the remaining printed inserts, and are being duplicated on new Chrome branded tapes at Ultima Thule as stocks of the old unbranded tapes have run-out. These have a new design paper label (as used on some copies of the original issue). Because of these differences these are being offered at the old bargain price of just £5.00 each.




Auricle on Discogs
Peter Frohmader on Discogs

JULES VERNE CYCLE
cassette release
cover graphics

Samples from this album can
auditioned using the built in
Discogs YouTube player.

Discogs also offers:
easy worldwide ordering
of single or multiple items
with tailored billing and
payment via PayPal.

 

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