Posts Tagged ‘2018’

Cold I

February 28th, 2018 Comments off

That is approx. 24 hrs worth of snow on my balcony rail. 100.00mm/3.93″ (and still falling).

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You Say What Now?

February 28th, 2018 Comments off

– Develop tools for performance testing and resilience testing/chaos engineering – Analyse non-functional system design and behaviour – Define performance requirements – Support development teams as they build performance tests and set up reporting – Identify failure modes and scalability issues and provide input to architecture to resolve issues

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System Burial?

February 9th, 2018 Comments off

“No sound can test, so you can bring them on.”

Wow, that’s funny and quite a claim apart from being an excellent opening track and one, two or possibly three quite heavy samples.

Fabio & Groove upsetting again. Lovely!

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Electronic Music From The Lost World: 1998-2001

January 30th, 2018 Comments off

Of course it had to come to this.

The lost battle, what extraordinary music and the sentiment is very much retained.

That would be ASIP and you’ll find the digital version here: 1998-2001.

The title is excellent, by the side-way. Christian Kleine


January 24th, 2018 Comments off

The actual defibrillator seems to missing.

There’s a hand-written comment on the “FELANMÄLD” note that reads: “Tom sedan september” (I am assuming the month of September last year, that would be 2017).

If the comment is indeed true and if it is currently January 2018 that would make give or take five months without a: “hjärtstartare”.

At T-Centralen (Central Station) in Stockholm, Sweden, on the upper floor.

The ATM a foot away (to the left in the picture, but out of the shot) seemed to be in full working order though.

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Reminisce III

January 23rd, 2018 Comments off

Brothomstates ‎– Claro – Warp Records ‎– WARP88CD – Released: 17 Sep 2001

Unexplainably good album.

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Reminisce II

January 22nd, 2018 Comments off

2004. It was so cool and southing sounding. Bringing hope of less aggressive times. A timeless album because the opening track is something else: “Peace Of Mind”. Classic neo-electro.

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More Dolor

January 22nd, 2018 Comments off

No punt intended… well that’s actually not entirely true.

Never mind that, if you like “Gun City”, “Sister” and the recently mentioned “5 9. 0”? Then there’re two more: “Ruby” and “Ara”. Equally excellent and brilliant contemporary electronic stuff.

I mean something, anything containing a title/track called: “Sorry, Prince (Wenh U Wwere Mine Cover)” and sounding like that?

What can I possibly say? Carving out a unique sound/sonic picture these days? That is a feat in itself. Doing so consistently? It is impressive. And contemporary in a real sense. I like it tremendously.

There’s a high-end sound track feel, yet a lo-fi approach that is quite unique. Digital production means if you have the ideas…

There seems to be more talent: lorn. Artist link:

Again!? Dolor

January 16th, 2018 Comments off

There is something very, very special about this track… (actually is the whole album) and it is exciting.

Dolor ‎– Metropoles – Gun City – Not On Label (Dolor (3) Self-released) ‎– none – 2016.

It is still unreleased? Or is it? Different.

But, that’s just because Funcken played it? Well, it doesn’t really work that way. An excellent track is an excellent track and an excellent album is an excellent…

There is always a context. It is usually related to time for us humans in any event. It is decidely American in my mind. What does that mean? Well, it is from the US it is not UK bass.

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How Excellent Is This? [i].

January 16th, 2018 Comments off

Funkstörung’s remix of Jay-Jay Johnson’s “I Want Some Fun Now” on the Viceversa-remix-album (Studio !K7, 2001) ?

Naturally, an artist completely overlooked by me… at the time? It is highly unlikely that I would have ever considered listening or playing the original or this. In fact I did not. What a silly, silly thing to have done…

The lyrics are as funny as they are scarringly and accutly correct.

Other artists featured? A Guy Called Gerald, Speedy J, Plaid and Jean-Michel Jarre. The coup-de-gras? Well there’s an early Funckarma track called “Spatial Convolution” remixed (or Morphed by Funkstörung as it were) by Funkstörung.

Close call between: A Guy Called Gerald and Jay-Jay Johnson. The latter is probably my favourite. What about Funckarma? Allways out of competion. Always and for ever, ever, ever.

NOTE: The tracklisting from *T*unes is one of the most incoherent I have ever seen. Apart from the abovious ones I used the approx. track durations (it was a right nightmare I can tell you).

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