Recycled Plastik is a 1994 studio album by Richie Hawtin as Plastikman. It was released through Novamute Records. Jason Birchmeier of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, saying, "'Spastik' became his most well-known Plastikman production, a signature track that never ceased to inspire feverish reactions among Hawtin fanatics." Credits adapted from liner notes. Richie Hawtin – music Recycled Plastik at Discogs
Sheet One is a 1993 studio album by Richie Hawtin as Plastikman. It was released through Novamute Records; the front inlay of Sheet One was perforated. The cover was so realistic that a man in Texas was arrested when a police officer saw the CD on his car seat after pulling him over on a traffic violation in 1994. In 2006, XLR8R placed it at number 74 on the "Best Albums of the Last 100 Issues" list. In 2015, Thump placed it at number 15 on the "99 Greatest Dance Albums of All Time" list. In 2017, Mixmag listed it on their "10 Best 90s Techno Albums". Credits adapted from liner notes. Richie Hawtin – music Sheet One at Discogs
Musik is the third studio album by Canadian electronic music producer Richie Hawtin, his second under the stage name Plastikman. It was released through Novamute Records and Plus 8 in 1994, it peaked at number 58 on the UK Albums Chart. In a contemporary review of Musik, Ben Turner of The Guardian stated that the album was "somehow managing to salvage sounds which others feel but fail to express. Musik is music as you've never heard it before." The review concluded that "when people look back and hail Kraftwerk, Larry Heard, DJ Pierre and Derrick May as the most influential artists in this genre, they will soon include Plastikman in this roll-call." All tracks written by Richie Hawtin. Credits adapted from liner notes. Richie Hawtin – music Musik at Discogs
Vladislav Delay is the most used pseudonym of Sasu Ripatti, a Finnish electronic musician. He has recorded as Luomo, Uusitalo and Ripatti, working in styles such as minimal techno and house. Ripatti has been involved in the ambient music, glitch and techno genres, his method of track production involves a mixture of synthesizing, vocal recording and live reprocessing. Many tracks have an organic feeling, conjured through rolling, dubby basslines and processed vocal snippets from his wife Antye Greie aka AGF, their daughter was born in 2006. Ripatti has released EPs and albums on numerous underground electronic labels, including Raster-Noton, Force Tracks, Chain Reaction, Mille Plateaux and Sigma Editions, he founded the Finnish music label Huume Recordings and runs a label called Ripatti, on which he has released the album Visa and several footwork-oriented singles under the name Ripatti. Ripatti played drums and percussion in the Moritz von Oswald Trio alongside Moritz von Oswald and Max Loderbauer from 2009 until 2015, when he was replaced by Tony Allen.
With the Moritz von Oswald Trio he has released two albums and a live LP. He has released an album in 2011 with his own experimental jazz/electronic group, the Vladislav Delay Quartet, he performed as Vladislav Delay at an All Tomorrow's Parties festival in May 2011 curated by Animal Collective, who have praised his album Multila and whose member, Panda Bear, thanked his Luomo alias in the liner notes of his techno-inspired album Person Pitch. Ripatti's music is renowned for its sophisticated textural qualities, his sonic approach relies on a semi-random element, many undulating and sometimes conflicting layers interplay throughout most of his music. A de-constructive element is sometimes detected within the music as Ripatti makes comment on established genres within his various releases. Characteristic traits within Ripatti's music are sometimes a deep or bubbling synth-bass line and syncopated percussion - placed within the music, long delay repetitions of various sounds, syncopated use of vocal samples, complicated digital effect processing techniques.
The music has a spacious and organic sound, albums such as "Anima" feature a simple theme repeated with an array of musical and rhythmical interjections. Ripatti releases under different names have conceptually varied, but have sonically related qualities. Uusitalo releases are anchored by a house beat and highlight rhythmic variation. Vladislav Delay releases, on the other hand, explore rhythmically sparse and ambient techno-dub soundscapes. Works under the Luomo name feature dance-floor ready vocal house. Sistol performs microhouse, his Ripatti singles are a pastiche of Chicago footwork. Sasu Ripatti references himself within his music; the "Vapaa Muurari" album, for example, provided much of the instrumental material for Vocalcity. The track "Tessio" on the "Vocalcity" album was re-recorded for the "Present Lover" album in 2003. Ele Entain Multila Anima Naima Demo Tracks The Four Quarters Whistleblower Tummaa Vantaa Kuopio Visa Untitled - Circa 2014 Vladislav Delay Quartet Sistol On the Bright Side Vapaa Muurari Tulenkantaja Karhunainen Vocalcity The Present Lover The Kick, with Domenico Ferrari Paper Tigers Convivial Plus Explode, with Antye Greie Symptoms, with Antye Greie The Dolls with Antye Greie and Craig Armstrong Vertical Ascent Live In New York Horizontal Structures Fetch Ripatti 01, as Ripatti Espoo EP Latoma EP Restructure 2, as Moritz Von Oswald Trio, remixed by Digital Mystikz Symptoms, as AGF/Delay, with Antye Greie Tessio Remixes, as Luomo Love You All, as Luomo feat.
Apparat Really Don't Mind, as Luomo The Kick, as Luomo, with Domenico Ferrari What's Good, as Luomo Demo Cuts EP Running Away, as Luomo, with Raz Ohara Waltz For Your Eyes, as Luomo Tessio, as Luomo Diskonize Me, as Luomo Tessio, as Luomo Carter, as Luomo Native, as Luomo Livingston, as Luomo Kemikoski, as Conoco Ranta Helsinki/Suomi Huone The Kind of Blue EP Official website for works as Vladislav Delay Official website for works as Luomo Label by Sasu Ripatti
The Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer is a drum machine introduced by the Roland Corporation in 1983. It succeeded the TR-808, was the first Roland drum machine to use samples and MIDI. Though it was a commercial failure, the 909 became influential in the development of electronic dance music such as techno and acid; the 909 was designed by Tadao Kikumoto, who designed the Roland TB-303 synthesizer. Chief Roland engineer Makoto Muroi credited the design of the analog and pulse-code modulation voice circuits to "Mr Ou" and its software to "Mr Hoshiai". Whereas its predecessor, the TR-808, is known for its "boomy" bass, the 909 sounds aggressive and "punchy", it was the first Roland drum machine to use samples, for its ride and hi-hat sounds. As the clap and snare are generated via the same noise source, they produce a phasing effect when played together; the 909 was the first Roland drum machine to use MIDI, allowing it to synchronize with other devices, or for sounds to be triggered by an external MIDI controller for wider dynamic range.
Older Roland machines can be synchronized via the DIN sync port. The 909 features a sequencer that can chain up to 96 patterns into songs of up to 896 measures, controls including shuffle and flam, it sounds. Roland changed elements of the 909 during its lifetime, adjusting sounds; some users modify their machines to match sounds from earlier revisions. The 909 was released in 1983. According to Muroi, it was a commercial failure as users preferred the more realistic sampled sounds of competing products such as the LinnDrum. Roland ceased production after one year, it was replaced in 1984 by the TR-707. Whereas the TR-808 was important in the development of hip hop, the 909, alongside the 303 synthesizer, influenced dance music such as techno and acid. According to Gordon Reid of Sound on Sound, "Like the TR-808 before it, nobody could have predicted the reverence in which the TR-909 would come to be held."The 909 was popularized in the late 1980s by producers in Chicago and Detroit such as Derrick May, Frankie Knuckles and Jeff Mills, who bought second-hand units.
The Icelandic singer Björk used it to create "militaristic" percussion on her 1997 song "Hunter". In 2017, Roland released a miniature version of the 909 with additional features. "Roland TR-909". Electronics & Music Maker. March 1984. P. 38. OCLC 317187644
Closer (Plastikman album)
Closer is the sixth studio album by Canadian electronic music producer Richie Hawtin, his fifth under the stage name Plastikman. It was released in 2003, it peaked at number 41 on the UK Independent Albums Chart. All tracks written by Richie Hawtin. Credits adapted from liner notes. Richie Hawtin – music Closer at Discogs
From My Mind to Yours
From My Mind to Yours is a 2015 studio album by Richie Hawtin. It was released through Plus 8 on 11 December 2015 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the record label, it features productions under Hawtin's own name and his aliases Plastikman, Childsplay, F. U. S. E. 80xx, Circuit Breaker, R. H. X, it peaked at number 20 on the UK Dance Albums Chart. All tracks written by Richie Hawtin. From My Mind to Yours official website From My Mind to Yours at Discogs