I’m happy to see the first-ever “Pop Ambient” compilation will finally appear on vinyl! It was an honor to open this compilation series years ago. Read the press infos here: “While during the 1990s – higher, faster, further! – the straight bass drum has been shooted around the globe,
Some time ago I prepared an ambient podcast for Mysteries of the Deep (a New York-based record label, podcast and event series). It took me a while to select and merge these atmospheric pieces of music into a deep emotional trip. I’m really happy about the result and hope you’ll
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
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.
With “Serenity” we dive into our 10th years anniversary of the label. Find some hidden ambient pearls from Markus Guentner, Joachim Spieth, Gustavo Lamas, Zann, Toki Fuko and Ismael Pinkler. Artist: Various Artists Title: Serenity Format: Digital Cat: Affin Ambient 004 Release: 11th September 2017
AFFIN LABELMIX BY JOACHIM SPIETH (text by MITCHELL HUNG DECEMBER 8, 2016) As a regular on Michael Mayer’s profilic label, Kompakt, Joachim Spieth has (true to the label’s vision) released a steady stream of emotive house and techno over the past fifteen years. Launching his own label, Affin,
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:
“In 2001, the very first Pop Ambient compilation was released by Kompakt. Track one; You Don’t Fool Me. It was a sound that had me hooked from the very start, amongst a series that still reigns supreme today. Joachim Spieth had the pleasure of kicking off the legendary series