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Genre:
Electronic - IDM/Ambient
Artist:
 
Ametsub
Title:
 
The Nothings Of The North
Label:
 
Mille Plateaux
Label URL:
 
www.mille-plateaux.com
Cat No.:
 
MP 301
EAN/UPC:
 
4047253999770
Available as:
 
CD / LP / MP3 / MP3
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Edition Description:

* Digital MILLE PLATEAUX exclusive edition:
Includes video REPEATEDLY plus full CD artwork!
Only available from the MILLE PLATEAUX download store!
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Preview

01. Ametsub - Solitude   06:07    
02. Ametsub - Lichen With Piano   05:41    Tip!
03. Ametsub - Repeatedly (Album Version)   05:56    Tip! (Video)
04. Ametsub - Snowy Lava   04:21    Tip!
05. Ametsub - Old Obscurity   02:49    
06. Ametsub - Peaks Far Afield   04:44    
07. Ametsub - Time For Trees   06:03    Tip!
08. Ametsub - skyr   02:40    
09. Ametsub - Faint Dazzlings   06:00    
10. Ametsub - Mosfell (pathless)   04:00    
11. Ametsub - 66   03:40    
12. Ametsub - Off-road 264   04:13    
13. Ametsub - Repeatedly (Helios Remix, CD only bonus )   04:03    
14. Ametsub - Repeatedly (Video Edit, CD only bonus)   04:41    
 
Total Playtime: 01:04:58

Description

Deeply impressed by a trip to Iceland, Ametsub produced his 2nd album (and cover art). With the same incredibly detailed production and crystal clear sound known already from his debut CD, Ametsub shows more mature composition and arangement skills now. There is always something new to discover while listening. Based around his great and chordful piano playing, the tracks range from experimental via ambient to IDM-ish sounds. This results in an experimental but still very listenable album. There is a reason why Riuchi Sakamoto and Yagya became fans of Ametsub: This album already now is a true electronic classic.

Release Description

[English]
Deeply impressed by a trip to Iceland, Ametsub produced his 2nd album (and cover art). With the same incredibly detailed production and crystal clear sound known already from his debut CD, Ametsub shows more mature composition and arangement skills now. There is always something new to discover while listening. Based around his great and chordful piano playing, the tracks range from experimental via ambient to IDM-ish sounds. This results in an experimental but still very listenable album. There is a reason why Riuchi Sakamoto and Yagya became fans of Ametsub: This album already now is a true electronic classic.

[Deutsch]
Tief beeindruckt von einer Reise nach Island produzierte Ametsub sein zweites Album (nebst Cover). Die Produktion ist wie auch schon bei seiner Debut CD neben dem glasklaren Sound überaus detail- und ideenreich, es gibt immer wieder neues zu entdecken. Die Kompositionen, Melodien und der Soundcharakter der einzelnen Songs sind jedoch noch ausgereifter geworden. Basierend auf seinem durchaus Klassik- und (Nu)Jazzangehauchtem Pianospiel bewegen sich die Stücke zwischen experimenteller Elektronik, Ambient und IDM. Resultat ist ein intelligentes, experimentelles aber dennoch sehr hörbares Album. Es hat schon seinen Grund, weshalb Riuchi Sakamoto und Yagya Fans von Ametsub geworden sind: Dieses Album ist schon jetzt ein echter Klassiker.

[日本語]
坂本龍一やYagyaからも絶賛されているAmetsubの新作セカンドアルバムは,アーティスト自身のアイスランドへの旅からのインスピレーションを元に製作されました。(ジャケット写真もアーティスト自身の撮影によるものです。)
デビューCDでも明らかだった彼の透明感溢れるサウンドと楽曲に対する細部へのこだわりは今作品においても相変わらず健在し、その作曲技法はより洗練されたものになっています。聴くたびに新しい発見があります.流暢で美しいコード感のピアノをベースに,アンビエントからダンサンブルな楽曲まで、実験的であると同時にとても聴きやすい作品に仕上がっています。エレクトロニカのクラシック足りえる存在感をもった傑作です。

[Francais]
Ametsub a produit son 2ème album (et son visuel) après les fortes impressions ressenties lors de son périple en Islande. Avec la même production incroyablement détaillée et claire que sur son premier album, Ametsub nous présente maintenant la maturité de ses compositions et ses talents d'arrangeurs indégnables. Toujours basés sur son jeu au Grand Piano, les morceaux s'étendent de l'experimental à des sons IDM'isant en passant par l'Ambient. Il y a des raisons pour lesquelles Riuchi Sakamoto et Yagya sont devenus fan d'Ametsub : cet album est déjà un véritable classique de la musique électronique.

[Español]
Profúndamente impresionado por un viaje a Islandia, Ametsub produjo su 2do álbum (y arte de tapa). Con la misma increible detallada producción y sonido cristalino conocida en su CD debutante, Ametsub hoy muestra una composición y habilidades de arreglo más maduros. Siempre hay algo nuevo por descubrir mientras uno escucha. Basado en su grandiosa y acordiosa manera de tocar el piano, las pistas van desde ambient experimental a sonidos IDM. Esto da como resultado un álbum experimental pero muy audible. Hay una razón por la cuál Ryuichi Sakamoto y Yagya se convirtieron en fans de Ametsub: Éste álbum ya es hoy un verdadero clásico electrónico.

Feedback

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I love this album. I have become a fan. -Ryuichi Sakamoto Go To Source-Page
i really can't find any faults. it's very wonderful. i really enjoyed listening to it. it's warm and friendly, and also the sounds are excellent and the mix. as i said, there is not much i can criticize. i also like the idea that there are things in your ... Go To Source-Page
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http://intro.de - 5/5 stars!
Die Tore zu den unvorstellbaren Welten, die zu erschaffen elektronische Musik in der Lage ist, sind weit geöffnet. Serviert wird den Besuchern derzeit Muttis (und vor allem Vatis) Eingemachtes. Rettung naht. In Japan unlängst von Ryuichi Sakamoto geadelt, ... Go To Source-Page
Record of the month Go To Source-Page

 

Artist Biography

Born 1983, he played the piano since he was 6 years old - and you can tell. He also does all his cover art himself. A true, dedicated artists with a clear vision of what he wants. "This is exactly my life" he says about beeing an artist.

- 1st Album LINEAR CRYPTICS 2006
- Sonarsound Tokyo 2006
- Sense of Wonder Festival
- Laugavegur 22, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Nagisa music festival
- Colaboration with Jimanica (EP release)

Label Info

* MILLE PLATEAUX
- influential electronic music label since 1993
- emphasis on experimental, artful, conceptual and minimal sounds
- largely responsible for the development of new genres such as Glitch (aka Clicks & Cuts), Click-Hop, Sound Art, Dub Techno and Minimal House
- released artists including Alec Empire, Kid 606, Akufen, Alva Noto, Vladislav Delay, SND, Cristian Vogel, Gas, Oval…
- latest releases include Ametsub, Gultskra & Artikler, Klive, Kabutogani, Marow...
- once belonged to the Force Inc group of labels
- now most renowned member of the VERTICAL.fm label group
- based in Frankfurt / Germany

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