Various Artists
One Instrument Volume 01
One Instrument
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1In Bloom – Korg DS-8 2:57
2Korridor – Orgon Systems Enigiser 8:14
3Serena Butler – Korg Polysix 6:30
4Yhdessa – Waldorf Micro Q 4:24
5Yair Elazar Glotman – Contrabass 3:39
6Fjäder – Korg MS-20 Mini 4:44
7Claudio Prc – Rucci Minimal Drone 5:12
8Wanderwelle – Roland Juno-106 6:15

In a scenario of overwhelming number of instruments, musicians often do not take the time to deepen and explore the creative possibilities of each gear they possess. One Instrument aims at counter-acting this tendency by challenging and limiting each artist in producing a composition by using only one instrument of their choice. The Various Artists format aims at creating an harmonious journey across different sub-genres in the ambient, techno and experimental worlds, which can perfectly embrace each other.

The LP opens with a composition by In Bloom, the new project of Martino Bertola, who drives us directly into a melodic ambience. To follow it is the dense, polyrhythmic experiment by Fabian Kempe’s project ‘Korridor’. Serena Butler’s piece is built around spacey sounds and breezy rhythms. Yhdessa, the newly born Dutch-Italian duo formed by Grand River (Aimée Portioli) and Enrica Falqui, leans towards ambient atmospherics and ominous sonorities with a refined Northern European touch.

Yair Elazar Glotman ventures us across his contrabass player skills giving an acoustic touch to the record. Swedish producer, Fjäder (Ida Matsdotter), handles the flip with a moody techno cut filled with evasive analog acutes. Claudio PRC delivers an electroacoustic soundscape created with a tiny, graceful drone machine. The Dutch duo, Wanderwelle, closes the LP with a dreamy and delicate excursion evoking the mysterious sides of nature.