Air Texture 4 / Various
The Air Texture series returns for it's annual event where two producers are asked to select a CD each of more experimental electronic music for combined release. Air Texture invited Steve Hauschildt and BNJMN to make the selections for the fourth volume, and the artists here present a thoughtful survey of new electronic, modern classical, noise, ambient and synth-based music. Steve Hauschildt is an American electronic musician and founding member of the band Emeralds based in Ohio, with releases on Kranky and Editions Mego. Steve has collaborated with Oneohtrix Point Never, sound designer/composer Alan Howarth, Lusine, and others. A compelling leftfield and dance music producer, BNJMN (Ben Thomas) hails from the shores of England's Bournemouth, now based on the digital shores of Berlin. BNJMN has released music on Rush Hour, Delsin, Ninja Tune's Technicolour, and Astro: Dynamics. Collaborations include Opal Tapes man Best Available Technology. Artists include: Mirror to Mirror, Le Revelateur, Heathered Pearls, Jonathan Fitoussi, Pulse Emitter, Dino Spiluttini, Gunter Schlienz, Forest Management, Event Cloak, Sarah Davachi, Lukid, Brighton, Teebs, Samoyed & Sam Playford-Greenwell, Legowelt, the Hers, Vaghe Stelle, Herva, and Hieroglyphic Being.