Tag Archives: Janek Schaefer

“Double Exposure” reviewed by Peter Wullen

Excellent new concept double album by Janek Schaefer on Crónica. His best to date. 12 commissioned pieces that range from dreamy to truly hairraising. ‘Asleep at the weel…’ is absolutely fabulous. An installation consisting of ghost cars & in-car soundtracks. The 20 minute piece on the album documents the dangers of overconsumption & overuse of […]

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“Double Exposure” reviewed by Was Ist Das?

Getting up for work before dawn is not really a pleasant experience but with this album as your in-ear companion, you can see things in a slightly different light. Schaefer was conjuring up dazzling minimalist other worlds when the current crop of experimental ambient producers were probably still listening to Blink 182 and failing to […]

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Arturas Bumšteinas / Piotr Kurek and Janek Schaefer live at Next Festival

This year’s Next festival in Bratislava includes a superb line up of performances, including an Arturas Bumšteinas / Piotr Kurek duo and Janek Schaefer, that recently released “Double Exposure” in Crónica. It’s all happening in Bratislava, from the 1st to the 3rd of December.

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New release: Janek Schaefer’s “Double Exposure”

Crónica is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Janek Schaefer, “Double Exposure”, a one hour and forty-three minute long audiofile album available as a download through selected online distributors. “Double Exposure” is a studio album, written over six years [2005-2011] in Janek’s career as a composer, sound artist, and musician. Each of the twelve […]

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Soon in Crónica: Double Exposure

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“Crónica L” reviewed by Cyclic Defrost

Cronica celebrates their 50th release with L, a compilation pairing 18 Cronica artists into collaborations. This results in 9 new compositions, exploring various facets of the label’s approach to hazy, electro-acoustic sound art. While it’s difficult to pin Cronica down to a distinct sound, the artists here chiefly work in drones, in which field recording […]

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“Crónica L” at Terje Paulsen’s 2010 Favorites

Crónica’s compilation, released in 2010 to mark our 50th edition, was selected as one of the highlights of 2010 by Terje Paulsen at Spiritual Archives. “Crónica L” was freely distributed to all the subscribers of Neural magazine (issue #36, May 2010) and not sold through any of the usual distribution channels. We do however still […]

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“Crónica L” reviewed by Loop

Este compilado celebra la edición número 50 del sello de Porto, Portugal, dirigido por Miguel Carvalhais and Pedro Tudela, quienes invitaron a 18 artistas del sello para que colaboraran entre ellos porduciendo nueve temas. La primera pista es por el italiano Enrico Coniglio y el artista sonoro británico Janek Shaefer que es una pieza de […]

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“Crónica L” reviewed by Textura

Crónica celebrates its fiftieth release with a compilation featuring nine collaborations by Stephan Mathieu, Janek Schaefer, Lawrence English, Marc Behrens, Stephen Vitiello, Tu M’, and others. Crónica L’s material is emblematic of the type of bold experimentalism the label has remained faithful to since its inception more than seven years ago. It’s an hour of […]

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