music recommendations

music i recommended is not from a pop/rock music collection. i am looking for unusual sound texture and rhythm in general, music that offers something that has not been done before, mostly instrumental. there is an emphasis on synthesizer-based music

there are currently about 10000 albums in my collection that i have listened to. it took me decades to find the music i like, and not unlikely with new findings, i find they had already been around for decades. but i did not know about it. and with so much music in the world as today (millions of albums), and artists names attached to albums of usually greatly varying quality, buying music is a lottery - a very expensive one. and i have felt ripped off often because one can rarely judge an album adequately before having listened to it fully in a high quality format in the right mood. also, many labels and artists, particularly those that produce experimental music, limit the number of available copies artificially to small numbers, which makes it even harder to find such music. and music is often only available on plastic discs or temporarily with streaming and drm protected files, instead of usable digital files, if available anywhere at all - often they arent. i hope this list helps someone to save time with finding strange and unusual music and make better buying decisions


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where to get music 2018

for example:

  • flac files on bandcamp.com
  • flac files on 7digital
  • cds on ebay
  • cds on discogs.com
  • streaming on tidal (spotify has far less than cd quality to this date)

some music labels

darknet, ruby-dance, polegroup, soleilmoon, rune-grammofon, linn, line, schematic, hymen, raster-noton, ant-zen, mille-plateaux, clinical-archives, fax +49-69/450464