Mikroton Recordings

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Mikroton Recordings
Founded2008 (2008)
FounderKurt Liedwart
Genreelectronic music, electroacoustic music, live electronic music, sound art, experimental music, noise, Improvised music
Country of originRussia
Official websitewww.mikroton.net

Mikroton Recordings is an independent record label for experimental electronic music mostly its live electronic music direction, founded by the artist and producer Kurt Liedwart and based in Moscow, Russia. Mikroton works with musicians who used to be active in the field of electroacoustic improvisation like percussionist Günter Müller, laptop improviser Christof Kurzmann, percussionist Jason Kahn, guitarist Keith Rowe, turntablists Dieb13 and eRikm, clarinettist Kai Fagaschinski, homemade electronics performer Norbert Möslang, guitarist Burkhard Stangl and others. It usually published electroacoustic, electronic and mixed works, trying to research a land between electronic and acoustic fields, pairing unorthodox instruments and materials. The label released two seminal compilation recordings for Austrian electroacoustic, experimental and improv group of artists known as klingt.org and Berlin Echtzeitmusik scene. Mikroton Recordings also hosts concerts in Moscow and worldwide and ran Teni Zvuka, Swiss Noise and Mikroton Mikroten festivals.


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1. Feature on the label on Clear Spot show on Resonance FM: http://resonancefm.com/archives/21642[permanent dead link]
2. The label's portrait in Austrian freiStil Magazine: http://freistil.klingt.org/index.html
3. Nina Polaschegg about Mikroton Recordings in NOWJazz show of SWR2 radio: http://www.lastradiopoets.net/archives/31410%5B%5D
4. Kurt Liedwart's interview with the Russian jazz critic Dmitry Ukhov on Radio Culture: http://www.moskva.fm/stations/FM_91.6/programs/%D0%B4%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%88%D0%BD%D1%8F%D1%8F_%D0%BC%D1%83%D0%B7%D1%8B%D0%BA%D0%B0/2014-06-07_01:00
5. Curt Cuisine. Gebrannte Kinder in Skug Magazine: https://skug.at/article7621.htm
6. Thomas Shrubsole. Gently Down The Volga in The Sound Projector: http://www.thesoundprojector.com/2015/04/20/gently-down-the-volga/
7. Paul Khimasia Morgan. Common Purpose in The Sound Projector: http://www.thesoundprojector.com/2014/09/13/common-purpose/