• Grandfather Paradox

    2009

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    Tracklisting 2xCD release:

    CD1: Mixed by Henrik Schwarz, Âme & Dixon


    01. Steve Reich & Pat Metheny Electric Counterpoint - Fast (Movement 3)

    02. Etienne Jaumet Repeat After Me (Âme Mix)

    03. Kenneth Bager Fragment Eleven… The Day After Yesturday Pt.1

    04. Liquid Liquid Lock Groove (Out)

    05. Cymande For Baby Oh

    06. Patrick Moraz Metamorphoses 1st Movement (Live)

    07. To Rococo Rot Testfeld

    08. Matematics Blue Water

    09. I:CUBE Acid Tablet

    10. Ø Atomit

    11. Conrad Schnitzler Electrocon 11

    12. Green Pickles feat. Billy Lo & M. Pittman Feedback

    13. La Funk Mob Motor Bass Gets Phunked Up (Richie Hawtin's Electrophunk Mix)

    14. John Carpenter The President Is Gone

    15. Yusef Lateef The Three Faces Of Bala

    16. Robert Hood Minus

    17. Raymond Scott Bass-Line Generator

    18. Moondog Invocation

    CD2: Un-Mixed

    01. Conrad Schnitzler Elektrocon 11

    02. Steve Reich & Pat Metheny Electric Counterpoint - Fast (Movement 3)

    03. Liquid Liquid Lock Groove (Out)

    04. To Rococo Rot Testfeld

    05. Patrick Moraz Metamorphoses 1st Movement (Live)

    06. Young Marble Giants N.i.t.a

    07. Kenneth Bager Fragment Eleven… The Day After Yesturday Pt.1

    08. Arthur Russell Make 1,2

    09. John Carpenter The President Is Gone

    10. Robert Hood Minus

    11. Raymond Scott Bass-Line Generator

    12. Pyrolator November Mühlheim

    13. Cymande For Baby Oh

    14. Can Sunday Jam

    About The Grandfather Paradox

    When we first started thinking about the compilation, we had in mind the idea to put together a great minimal techno selection with stuff from the early 90s, which really inspired us, like Robert Hood, Dan Bell, Plastikman, Pansonic and Mike Ink to name a few. Whilst working on the project we had the feeling that there is so much more great and influential minimal music from way before the techno thing started.

    So we were very excited to combine the music from the electronic pioneers, with the tracks from the minimal techno godfathers in a very modern way. In Minimal Music there is so much (space) in between the sounds and the space that gives you a lot of opportunities for an own interpretation.

    The Grandfather Paradox is a scientific theory about time travelling and was first described by the science fiction writer Rene Barjavel in his book - Le Voyageur Imprudent. We took suggestions out of that because we felt like we are travelling back in time and manipulating the old music with modern knowledge. The fact that we did all this with the deserved respect to the originals makes us quite sure that the results are bringing something new and interesting to the old tracks and transport the past into the here and now.

    - Henrik Schwarz, Âme & Dixon

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