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[EL022] Los Babies – Live from The Kitchen

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Los Babies – Live from The Kitchen

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Ethereal Live is excited to announce the arrival of our first female artists to the net label,  Los Babies. And indeed, it is quite an arrival. Los Babies is nothing like you have ever heard before on the Ethereal Live imprint which crosses deep into the ambient noise territories. These women mean business when it comes to taking their listeners on a trip through the inner and outer spaces.

Los Babies is mascara and Christina Amelia, a noise duo from Kingston and Nyack, New York, USA. In their own words the duo says, “we make sounds using a unique literary structure”.

The Structure:

courtship
vessel
the marriage
portal
other place

The music from Los Babies is a kaleidoscopic collage of sounds that borrows from numerous genres including ambient, experimental, noise, and hip hop. The sampling work done in these tracks is quite impressive which is reminiscent of 80s hip hop and 90s electronica. However, the beats are never the dominant aspect of the music, instead fading in and out much like the other sounds found in their compositions. It seems the only constant is change within the music, which gives this music the ethereal and ambient qualities we like so much.

As the album title states, these tracks were recorded live at “The Kitchen”, somewhere in New York. All samples are the ownership of the artist or borrowed from the public domain sector.

Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Los Babies
Album art by Los Babies

All material by Los Babies Copyright © 2012 released under a Creative Commons license for free non-commercial use under certain conditions. BY/NC/ND

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[EL012] adamon – ships

[EL012] adamon – ships

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For our twelfth and final release for the year 2011, we are proud to premiere the very first net label release by adamon. Damon Mar, the man behind the moniker, is a guitarist, synthesist, and electronics instrumentalist that is also a bright engineer with his own synth company called Marsynth. Apart from Damon’s solo work as adamon, he also plays in an experimental duo with David Herpich called Tensor Sensellation, which makes great use of his Marsynth creations.

Ethereal Live is very excited to release “ships”. We were lucky enough to be in the audience when this show took place at the annual Kansas City Electro-Music Festival, which is held each year in July.

“Ships” is an unedited live set, meaning what you hear on this release is exactly as the audience heard it on July 23, 2011. This is actually the original recording from the live set without any additional editing or mastering, which makes this release even that much more incredible.”Ships” is an amazing blending of genres and elements of ambient, noise, experimental, and electronic sounds that is frighteningly original. You will find lots of granular textures, dronescapes, and rhythms and sounds that percolate in and out of the sound field throughout the 43 minute long form set. Damon shows real mastery of subtlety and nuance as this set progresses, modulates, and mutates into many forms. There is lots of ear candy here as well, as adamon has done a great job with spatialization and stereo panning that really knocks this release out of the park.