*Limited edition of 100 handnumbered items* The first chapter of the "Raum“-trilogy by Dominik Grenzler aka An Moku and Stefan Schmidt. Finely crafted ambient / soundscapes using bass, cello, electronics and field recordings. As for many musicians, if there was anything positive about the lockdown in the spring of 2020, it was having more time to create music, to experiment and to maybe even start a completely new project with someone you may never have worked with before.
When Dominik Grenzler aka An Moku, a sound artist and bass player based in Zurich, approached Stefan Schmidt (guitarist, composer and improviser from Baden-Baden) with the idea of collaborating, it turned out the initial spark for a fruitful process and artistic exchange: within just a couple of weeks they managed to craft an album which turned out edgy and harmonic at the same time. Despite its abstractionism, "Raum“ has a very organic feeling to it, provides a richness of details and finely processed sounds of different origins like bass, cello, field recordings and a vast array of electronic equipment. According to the 2 musicians, the process of creating the ten tracks was a smooth and intuitive one with hardly any need to discuss the concept or details, the communication took place within the music and the exchanged files.