The first time i got aware of Nørbak was a track released on Circular Limited. Some months after i found a demo in my mailbox (incl. “Harra” and “Lacune”). After signing him I could see that my first impression was right. The talented Portuguese DJ & producer made some
I didn’t expect a repress of “Irradiance” after it was published in November 2017. It was a personal project and something i wanted to express . Maybe that’s what people felt when listening to it…. So today i’m thankful that the album will appear again (this time on white
I was waiting for it since a while. Finally i can announce “Astral Plane” is out on vinyl & digital now. I hope you’ll enjoy as much as me when i made it… moreover, I’m happy for the nice trailer from Jennifer Trees as it visualizes the flow of the
Affin made it into the Top 100 charted labels on Resident Advisor in 2018. It’s great to see our music is played out by a lot of DJs recently. Thanks to all artists and the people who showed support during the time.
“We give You an exclusive treat from Joachim Spieth – the natural born artist and captain of Affin label uncovers the same depth in his ambient work as in his powerful techno trips. This time we drift in an enchanted river, subtle waves of feelings take us through newly forming landscapes.”
Inception is a collection of ambient music from Markus Guentner, Gustavo Lamas, Toki Fuko, Ismael Pinkler, Zann and myself. It will be available on 5th November 2018 on Bandcamp and all other digital stores. “When the leaves are falling and the days getting shorter … it’s the time
Toki Fuko is a producer/liveact located in Russia. His debut “Strontium” (from 2016) is still one of my favorite releases on Affin. Some weeks before the follow-up “Floating” i thought it’s on time to introduce him here … J: From the moment of listening to your first demo
I’m really looking forward to celebrate 25 years of Kompakt on 1st September at Studio 672 in Cologne. The event itself will be part of c/o pop festival. It feels a bit unreal that it’s almost 20 years now that i travelled to Cologne to introduce myself to
Campfire Stories is a mix series by friends of Silent Season. The focus of the series is on storytelling through deeper electronic music. Artists weave together narratives using the emotional characteristics of ambient and techno music. Thanks to all the artists and labels whose sounds help tell the story.
Photo by Franziska Holten Markus Guentner is an ambient musician, dj and live performer based in Bavaria (Germany). Musically we got in touch through the first “Pop Ambient 2001” compilation that was released on Kompakt. A good opportunity to look back and forward in the following conversation… Joachim Spieth: