Ambient - Avantgarde - Experimental -Noise - Industrial - New age



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  7. Elektroakustische Musik
    / Electroacoustic music

Siehe auch / See also: Elektronische Musik (EDM)
Musik-Genres: Inhaltsverzeichnis
Musical-genres: Content

Blogs + Magazine | Geschichte | Communities


  • Achtung Baby!
    was set up in 1988 in Rostov-on-Don, South of Russia, North Caucasus, as one of the first special musical/information ideological and independent projects in the ex-Soviet mass-media and sort of active propaganda, promotion and reviewing different worlds of so-called underground and experimental music ...
  • Allmusic: New Age | Avant-Garde
    Significant Albums, Artists and Songs
  • Ambience for the Masses
    The Ambient Music Archive of all the music that I love so very much. It's brimming over with more than enough sound, graphics and textual information to satisfy your multimedian lusts.
  • Brainwashed
    Articles - Shows - Free mp3s - Videos - Blogs
  • browbeat
    ...the zine dedicated to noise and dissonance
  • DarkSonus
    Forums - Reviews - Articles - Interviews
  • Disquiet
    Ambient/Electronica | Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code
  • [dmoz] open directory project: Ambient | Experimental | Fractal Music | Noise | New Age
  • Experimental Musical Instruments
    Books, CDs & More for Unusual Instruments and Instrument Making
  • European Free Improvisation Pages (EFIP)
    Begun in January 1995, EFIP was intended to be a comprehensive information resource for all aspects of the type of music known as European free improvisation ...
    Demos and intros sorted by group/artist | Graphics sorted by group/artist | Disk magazines, the newspapers of the demoscene | Music releases sorted by group/artist | Party releases sorted by year/party | Scene-related resources, tutorials, utils, etc | Full mirrors of: * The Hornet Archive - * The ACiD Artpacks Archive - * The Padua C64 Archive
  • Hyperreal Music Archive
    all resources listed there are hosted by Hyperreal
    Articles - Releases - Calendar - Zines - Community - Forums - Radio & Clubs - Ucoming Events
  • L'entrepôt
    Unconventional tunes: electronic, experimental, lo-fi, pop, rock and post rock along with reviews, interviews and links
  • LionTrace: Music Restricted Project
    Ein Projekt im Ganzen und ausschließlich der Produktion von eigenständiger Musik verschrieben.
    Online experimental and world music since 1996
  • Odd Music
    Experimental music, unique unusual weird strange musical instruments, mp3s, music resources, HAPI Drums
  • Randy Hostetler Livingroom Music Project
    A home for composers and performers of new music, alt-classical, experimental, digital, multimedia and electronic music, as well as for performance artists and multi-media artists, new music advocates and all other persons interested in nurturing modern creative artistic endeavors
  • The Dark Inside Us
    ... database to official sites of darkwave / gothic / ebm / indus /synth-pop / heavenly ... projects. Few are unofficial, but still can provide good informations. [...]
  • UbuWeb :: Sound
    Am Anfang war UbuWeb einfach eine Ressource der visuellen Poesie, konkreten Poesie und Lautpoesie. Aber im Laufe der Jahre wurden alle Arten der Avantgarde und weiters ins UbuWeb aufgenommen und seine Grenzen dehnen sich immer mehr aus.
  • Wikipedia: Experimental music :: Portal:Dark Wave :: Dark Wave

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  • electro-music
    Dedicated to experimental electro-acoustic and electronic music | community forum, news, reviews, calendar, CDs
  • Livingroom Music
    Home for composers and performers of new music, alt-classical, experimental, digital, multimedia and electronic music, as well as for performance artists and multi-media artists, new music advocates and all other persons interested in nurturing modern creative artistic endeavors.
  • Mechanical Music Digest (MMD)
    Mailing list discussing mechanical musical instruments | a moderated forum, published daily on the Internet and distributed primarily by e-mail.
  • SoniCabal
    a free-form collective of rule bending musicians and sound manipulators. About once a month, this group will converge to exchange information and ideas, share works-in-progress, and occasionally collaborate on specific projects ...

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Blogs + Magazine

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  • alien-e-zine (english & Slovak)
    Electro - Industrial - Alternative | dates, artists, labels
  • Block 4
    media lab site with pages on media art and music by Akustikkoppler, Das Kombinat, Xyramat, Notstandskomitee, Konform and Elektronengehirn [...]
  • club|debil
    Magazin zu Musik aus den Genres Industrial, Noise und Ambient.
  • compulsion online
  • Dan Kletter - A crucible of digital curiosities
  • Dusted Magazine
    updated every day. We run new reviews on Mondays and Thursdays, new features on Tuesdays and Fridays, and new charts on Wednesdays. Dusted is run on a voluntary basis [...]
  • Erasing Clouds
  • FakeJazz
    Psychedelic avant-garde, reviews and features.
  • Freq
    Where once there was music, now let there be noise ...
  • komakino
    Fanzine about Post Punk, New Wave, Noise, Dreampop, Shoegaze, ...
  • Headphone Commute
    independent online magazine covering electronic, experimental and instrumental music
  • Kulturterrorismus
    kultur und neue musik review blog | Rezensionen - Neuigkeiten - Konzertberichte - Interviews - Releases - Black Metal/Doom - Jazz
  • Musicfolio
    Gothic - Darkwave - Ethereal - Electro - Industrial - EBM - Synthpop
  • Musicworks magazine
    for curious ears | dedicated to the development of new and passionate audiences for experimental music. Promoting both emerging and established experimental musicians [...]
  • Paris Transatlantic
    Interviews and reviews on new music worldwide; avantgarde, electronic music, experimental, post-classical, free jazz, ...
  • Perfect Sound Forever
    A couple of important focuses are: Performers/artists that deserve more recognition, Exploring little known corners of music, Exposing cliches about certain bands and styles of music, Humorous pieces on music, The politics of music / the music of politics, ...
  • Reflections of Darkness
    Music Magazine | News - Reviews - Interviews - Specials - Band info
    Electro music and industrial electronic music news magazine | ebm - future pop - synthpop - electro - gothic

Eingestellte Projekte

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Radio/Streams, Labels&Mailorder | Events, Festivals&Konzerte | Musiker


Siehe auch / See also: Ressourcen / Resources - Audio / Video

Radio / Streams

    Gothic - Industrial - Dark techno - Electro - Experimental - Ambient - Avantgarde
  • EBM-Radio
    [...] Officially becoming “” later, January 2002, due to a lack of creativity in naming but a need to get a proper name and website with the streams popularity increasing [...]
  • Free Music Archive: Experimental
  • Het Programma
    @ Radio Patapoe Amsterdam | :: industrial :: trash :: dark electro :: noise :: disco :: power electronics :: | every tuesday 21:00 - 23:00 (central european time)
  • newEar
    Contemporary chamber ensemble; some contemporary pieces to listen to.
  • UbuWeb Sound
    Since 1991 British artist Vicki Bennett has been an influential figure in the field of audio visual collage, through her innovative sampling, appropriating and cutting up of found footage and archives. Using collage as her main form of expression, she creates audio recordings, films and radio shows that communicate a humorous, dark and often surreal view on life [...]
  • WFMU
    a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station broadcasting at 91.1 Mhz FM in Jersey City, NJ, right across the Hudson from lower Manhattan. It is currently the longest running freeform radio station in the United States.

    WFMU's programming ranges from flat-out uncategorizable strangeness to rock and roll, experimental music, 78 RPM Records, jazz, psychedelia, hip-hop, electronica, hand-cranked wax cylinders, punk rock, gospel, exotica, R&B, radio improvisation,

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Labels + Mail order

  • Alien8 Recordings
    Canadian record label and mail order | Extreme, experimental & avant-garde music by artists from around the world.
  • ant-zen
    Mail order for ambient, experimental, noise and power electronics
  • Artist Shop
    Welcome to The Artist Shop, a music store dedicated to the independent progressive artist putting out his/her own product. The items we display we buy directly from the artist or his/her own company.
  • Astralwerks
  • Aucourant Records
    Ambient Music, Computer Music, Contemporary Classical, Electronica, Avant-garde
    Electronic noise / improvisation label
  • Brian Eno
    The official Brian Eno web store | Ambient music - rare releases and installation works
  • Burning Shed
    Specialist online music label and shop | Run by artists for artists
  • Cheap Thrills
    Mail Order Music | featuring over 10,000 titles of CD's and vinyl records. We specialize in jazz, avant garde, experimental and blues but we also carry many titles in rock, soul, international and other genres.
  • daft-records
    Label for Noise Experimental and Dark industrial
  • [dmoz] open directory project: Experimental Label | Industrial
  • Drone Records
    Label-project and mailorder-service for mainly atmospheric & experimental music, based in Bremen, Germany
  • EAR/Rational Music!
    Experimental music
    Industrial, Gothic, Experimental, Minimal Electronics, Synth-Pop
  • Farfield Records
    Record Label and Worldwide Mail-Order | Ambient Music Specialist
  • Futuresequence
    Experimental Music Label
  • Going Underground
    German music mail order specialized in Dark ambient, Industrial and Experimental
  • Gopher Productions
    New Age music recordings
  • Groove Unlimited
    Ambient, Electronic and New Age mail order
  • Hands productions
    German Label Mail order; Artists
  • [ Hypnos ]
    Ambient, Atmospheric and Electronic CDs mail-order
  • Infinite Chug Records
    Experimental, Noise, Rock
  • klangstabil [MHz]
    Germany based label: Industrial, Noise and Electro
  • Learning Curve Records
  • LTM Recordings
    LTM Catalogue
  • Malignant Records
    Mail order: Since 1994, one of the worlds premier labels specializing in dark ambient, power electronics, and true industrial music, featuring such acts as Yen Pox, Phelios, False Mirror, K.N.O., Negru Voda,, Terra Sancta, Wolfskin, DEATHSTENCH, The Vomit Arsonist, Rasalhague, Control, Sewer Goddess, Navicon Torture Technologies, Megaptera, Xiphoid Dementia, Aderlating, Funerary Call, Collapsar, Skin Area, Hall of Mirrors, Hypsiphrone, Sphäre Sechs, Sektor 304, Nyodene D, Abandoned Asylum, Steel Hook Prostheses, Phaenon, Hyios, and more.
  • Mandragora Records
    Pure Psychedelic Noise Occult Experimental Music
    The focus of the label is amorphous at best. I must admit that I'm drawn to the more esoteric strains of music, the "out," the experimental, and the improvised, and if I had my druthers, I would solely focus on that. Realistically, I simply like music in most of its forms am willing to take a chance on just about anything. I'm looking for music that speaks to me, that holds my attention, and, perhaps, makes me feel something beyond the everyday world ...
  • Mechanoise Labs
    hard listening for a deaf world | Extreme electronics, noise and harshbeat
  • Monitor records
    Experimental and obscure titles
    Label and mail order: Industrial, Ambient, Noise and Experimental music
  • Other Music
    Mail Order
  • !Relapse Records
    Noise and Atmospheric ambient music | A huge selection of underground music and merchandise from labels and bands from around the world.
  • RRRecords
    Lowell, MA, USA | Experimental, ambient and noise
  • Samadhisound
    Label von David Sylvian
  • Sargasso
    Adventures in the Sea of Sound | Sargasso offers the discerning listener an insight into today’s best innovative sounds by established, as well as up-and-coming artists. Since 1993, Sargasso has positioned itself as one of the main UK independent labels of contemporary experimental new music, as well as organiser of the legendary Sargasso:C live events.
  • Self Abuse Records
    Label and Mail order
  • .: Shadowland :.:
    Norway's only specialist in the gothic, synthpop, ebm and industrial genres.
  • Silber Records
    drone love honesty sound | Organic ambient, Acoustic low-fi and Post-angst music label
  • Swinging Axe
    Experimental music. Randy Greif | Mail order catalog of obscure and innovative music
  • The Soundworlds of Steve Roach
    Ambient-atmospheric-electronic music
  • Soleilmoon
    Label and Mail order: Noise, Experimental, Ambient and Weird
  • Squidco
    Selling improvised, composed & unusual music from around the globe.
  • Strange Fortune
    Neofolk Dark Ambient Post-Industrial Music Mail Order
  • T-DT-B
    Punk, Noise, Hardcore, Indie; Non commercial resource on alternative/underground/independent bands & labels
  • Tesco USA
    Industrial, Noise, Power Electronics, Dark Ambient, Neofolk and Experimental Music Mailorder, Label and Distribution
    Vinyl and CDs: Ambient, Black and Death metal, Industrial, Neo folk, Noise | Zollerg 18-20, A-1070 Wien
  • Tzadik Records: Official Site | Wikipedia

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Events, Festivals & Konzerte

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  • (((NOMUSIC)))
    according to the principle that a diffusion site on Internet should correspond to the representation of the singular performances of a new generation of artists, musicians, performers and other actors of the electronic scene. The creation of this open diffusion site proved to be necessary because of today’s difficulty to perform disembodied concerts of electronic music on stage, in a classical frontal (actor/audience) representation space.
  • Calendar for New Music
    New York City's source for information on concerts of contemporary music
  • The Gatherings Concert Series
    Live Concerts Featuring Innovative Musicians From The Ambient, Electronic and Spacemusic Worlds
    USA - Maryland - Baltimore

    Festival of experimental improvised music

  • Lampo
    Chicago | Nonprofit organization which presents experimental music and intermedia events
  • SoundList
    Toronto Experimental Music, Free Improvisation and Sound Art | an E-mail newsletter devoted to announcements of free-improvisation, experimental music and sound art events in the Toronto area.
  • The Totally Huge New Music Festival
    Australia - Western Australia - Perth

    featuring chamber and electronic music, improvisation, sound installations, and outback projects.

  • V2 Institute for the Unstable Media
    V2_ is an interdisciplinary center for art and technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). V2_'s activities include organizing presentations, exhibitions and workshops; research and development of artworks in its own lab; and publishing in the field of art and media technology.

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Musiker / Musicians

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Discover amazing new music and directly support the artists who make it.

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Elektroakustische Musik
Electroacoustic music


  • Amazing Sounds magazine
    Reviewing alternative music since 1996. Space Sequencer Music, Ambient, Innovative Electronic, Contemporary Instrumental Music...
  • CEC: eContact! (english / français)
    CEC’s online journal of electroacoustics was launched in May 1998 as the successor to the print journal, Contact! (1988–97), and is published four times a year.

    Each issue focusses on a particular theme or topic, and Guest Editors have been invited to coordinate one issue per year since eContact! 7.x (2004–05). Articles, reviews, interviews, commentaries and analyses are featured in the journal, often supported by audio and video files. All issues are freely available to the public.

  • Computer Music Journal (CMJ)
    Published continuously since 1977, Computer Music Journal (CMJ) is a quarterly journal that covers a wide range of topics related to digital audio signal processing and electroacoustic music [...]
  • Dissonance (deustch/english/français/italiano)
    eine vierteljährlich erscheinende Zeitschrift, die mit wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, Essays, Analysen und Rezensionen das aktuelle Musikschaffen dokumentiert und kommentiert sowie peer-reviewed Forschungsbeiträge von Musikhochschulen publiziert...
  • Essl: Wandlungen der elektroakustischen Musik
    Von Karlheinz Essl | Zwischen Experiment und Kommerz. Zur Ästhetik elektronischer Musik, hrsg. von Thomas Dézsy, Stefan Jena und Dieter Torkewitz [...]
  • MIT Press Journals: Computer Music Journal
    published quarterly with an annual music disc. For over three decades, it has been the leading publication about computer music, concentrating fully on digital sound technology and all musical applications of computers [...]
  • Organised Sound
    An International Journal of Music and Technology | ...peer-reviewed journal which focuses on the rapidly developing methods and issues arising from the use of technology in music today [...]
  • SoNHoRS (english/français)
    webzine musiques électroniques et aventureuses
  • Taylor Francis Online: Journal of New Music Research
  • Wikipedia: Elektroakustische Musik / Electroacoustic music


Siehe auch / See also: Ressourcen / Resources

  • 60x60
    a project containing 60 works each 60 seconds in length presented continuously in an hour performance synchronized with an analog clock. 60x60 presents a slice of what is happening in the contemporary music scene by representing 60 works that are diverse in aesthetic and style [...]
  • Australasian Computer Music Association (ACMA)
    provides a forum for new compositions, information sharing, and research about music technology and computer music, principally throughout Australia and New Zealand.
  • Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC)
    is Canada’s official national association for electroacoustics and as such is dedicated to promoting this progressive art form in its broadest definition: from “pure” acousmatic and computer music to soundscape and sonic art to hardware hacking and beyond [...]
  • Confédération Internationale de Musique Electroacoustique (CIME/ICEM)
    International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektroakustische Musik e.V. (DEGEM)

    fördert die elektroakustische Musik in nationalem und internationalem Rahmen. Diesem Zweck dienen die Organisation von Fachtagungen, Kursen und Konzerten, der internationale Austausch von Informationen sowie die Herausgabe von Publikationen und Tonträgern [...]

  • Electronic Music Foundation (EMF)
    Albany, New York, USA | Our mission is to explore the creative and cultural potential in the convergence of music, sound, technology, and science.
  • Hellenic Electroacoustic Music Composers Association (HELMCA)
    a non-profit organization that brings together composers and sound artists who engage in a creative use of music technology and with their work explore and produce a wide spectrum of musical approaches and forms of sonic art [...]
  • Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM)
    Forschungsinstitut für Akustik/Musik im Centre Pompidou in Paris.
  • San Francisco Tape Music Center

  • International Computer Music Association (ICMA)
    an international affiliation of individuals and institutions involved in the technical, creative, and performance aspects of computer music. It serves composers, engineers, researchers and musicians who are interested in the integration of music and technology.
  • Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM)
  • Norsk senter for teknologi i musikk og kunst (NOTAM)
    Norwegian center for technology in music and the arts.
  • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)
    a non-profit national organization of composers, performers, and teachers of electro-acoustic music representing every part of the country and virtually every musical style [...]
  • Sound and Music (SAM)
    London, UK | the national charity for new music. Our vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators [...]