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Tamtam’s “Rheingold” reviewed by Toneshift

Such is the stature of ‘Des Ring Der Nibelungen’ that even the mildest utterance of Rheingold feels somewhat brazen, a laden-thrust to the overbearing musical resonance that word conjures: yet Tamtam’s work is entirely antithetical to the Wagner opera with which it shares a moniker. Based upon hydrophone recordings of the Rhine River, the listener […]

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New release: Tamtam’s “Rheingold”

Living for more than 20 years in Germany means to get in touch with its big myths and traditions. The Nibelung saga is one of the major ones, leading you back and forth to Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, one of which key-points being the treasure buried in the Rhine river. The starting points […]

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Tamtam’s “Rheingold” reviewed by Vital

Tamtam is a duo of Sam Auinger on sampler and field recordings and Hannes Strobl on electric upright bass and here they have a piece that deals with the old German saga, called Die Nibelungen, as immortalized by Richard Wagner in his opera cycle Die Ring Des Nibelungen. In the Rhine River lies a treasure […]

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Soon in Crónica: Tamtam’s “Rheingold”

Rheingold by Tamtam

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Soon in Crónica: Tamtam’s “Rheingold”

Rheingold by Tamtam

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“Urban Dialog” reviewed by Musique Machine

Crónica Recordings presents Urban Dialog by Tamtam. Tamtam is the Berlin based duo of Sam Auinger and Hannes Strobl who, in their own words, refer to their music as a “practice where the environment becomes the instrument and instrument becomes the sound environment.” While artist blurbs can often mislead, in the case of Tamtam, it’s […]

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“Urban Dialog” reviewed by Ambient Blog

If your association with ‘Field Recordings’ and ‘Environmental Music’ is that it are recordings from the environment presented in the most authentic way possible, preferrably without alteration of any kind, then this 50 minute soundscape is an obligatory listen. And doing so is without financial risk, since it’s a Name Your Pice download. TamTam is […]

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Futurónica 179

Episode 179 of Futurónica, a broadcast in Rádio Manobras (91.5 MHz in Porto, 18h30) and Rádio Zero (21h GMT, repeating on Tuesday at 01h) airs tomorrow, November 11th. The playlist of Futurónica 179 is: Tamtam, Urban Dialog (2016, Urban Dialog, Crónica) You can follow Rádio Zero’s broadcasts at radiozero.pt/ouvir and Rádio Manobras at radiomanobras.pt.

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“Urban Dialog” reviewed by Sigil of Brass

I have to state that I am a little bit in love with this album. Fusing Found Sound and composed media, Tamtam’s work “Urban Dialog” is a series of compositions that have a common thread of being based on field recordings from different urban situations. For each piece a set of sounds is chosen and […]

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New release: TAMTAM’s “Urban Dialog”

Crónica is elated to present the new release from Sam Auinger and Hannes Strobl’s project, TAMTAM, “Urban Dialog”, now available as a free download. Sam Auinger (sonic thinker, composer, and sound artist) and Hannes Strobl (bass player, composer, and sound artist) refer to their work as a practice where the sound environment becomes the instrument, […]

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