Nexsound – experimental, ambient, noise, improv record label


Critikal State

[ ns36 / mp3 ]

Jeff Surak, Andrey Kiritchenko, Jonas Lindgren. A mixture of drones, musique concrete like textures with elements of acoustic improvisation. Instruments used in this album include guitar, contact mics, prepared record player, hurdy-gurdy, autoharp, child toys, mouth harmonica, computer, etc. Released online on Zeromoon records (zero054) as well.

Arturas Bumsteinas Retorta ver.1

[ ns32 / mp3 ]

Bumsteinas is a musician from Vilnius / Lithuania sometimes also working in interdisciplinary art duo G-LAB as video artist and performer. Retorta is a state of limpness and placidity, but it's not always a soul serenity.

Violet Electrolux

[ ns31 / mp3 ]

Landscape-tract drone survey of environmental rustling noise, hush and whispering overtones by Jeffrey Surak from USA.

Kotra Acute

[ ns27a / mp3 business-card CDr ]

Groovy addition to Kotra's Dissilient.

Oloolo + Derek Holzer Kosta

[ ns22 / mp3 ]

Album "Kosta" is a product of international collaboration between Oloolo from Latvia and producer / sound designer Derek Holzer from Holland. This improvisational record was created in "Karosta" center of culture in Liepaja / Latvia on January 4, 2003.

Kotra Live Sessions

[ ns23 / mp3 ]

these files are exerpts from live sets performed by kotra in 2003 on clubtransmediale festival in berlin, garage festival in stralsund and miscellaneous parties in kyiv/ukraine.

v/a Micro_Motion

[ ns16 / mp3 ]

Microsound related music scene of Belorussia: h.h.t.p., I/DEX, -ED. flash version html version

v/a Polyvox Populi 2

[ ns14 / mp3 ]

EU, Klutch, Tenzor, Novel 23, Ambidextrous, Kotra, Moglass, A.Kiritchenko, Alphonse de Montfroyd, h.h.t.p., Peel Off The Bass and others.

IRA Black Body

[ ns15 / mp3 ]

Subtle melodies, suspicious calmness and slow moving ahead... This debut release from ukrainian project Infra Red Army combines real instruments, computer processing, hop rhythms and fm-synthesis. Easy-listening this time. Enjoy.

ok_01 where i've been, what i've seen

[ ns13 / mp3 ]

Ok_01 - Oleg Kovalchuk who is a member of the Moglass band, responsible for their synths and self-made effect boxes actually does the music under this moniker since 1998. Using hometaping techniques, his custom and unique sounding effect boxes, soviet drum machine with altered DAC and sometimes playing guitar and synths himself in two hands he creates very warm and touchy lo-fi music about his life.

the Moglass Saliva

[ ns11 / mp3 ]

mp3 release from "personal-folk" band the Moglass comes from their earlier sound investigations and has melodic and hi-tech, however ambient feeling.

Tom Carter & Vanessa Arn / the Moglass Snake-tongued, Swallow-tailed

[ ns28 / CD ]

recycled cardboard
Tom Carter (Charalambides) & Vanessa Arn (Primordial Undermind, Gourmet Chef) combined their powers to tap the reverberant waves of the ether on this split release with improv trio from Ukraine - the Moglass. While Carter / Arn part made with lap-steel guitars and triwave picogenerator sounds very soft, cajolingly and tensely at times, the Moglass part sounds more dense and brighter.
edition of 500 copies

Zavoloka Plavyna

[ ns37 / CD ]

The sound of Zavoloka is very impuslive mixture of rich, dense and often unexpected soundscapes, but at the same time it goes into warm and nice atmosphere. PLAVYNA inspired a lot by ethnic culture of Ciscarpathian region of Ukraine and thus mixed with ethno-folk music of that area.
co-release with Laton 032
edition of 500 copies by Nexsound and 500 copies by Laton

Kotra Dissilient

[ ns27 / CD ]

A difficult, but impressive listening.
The CD came with limited edition ns27a mp3(320kbps) release titled "Acute"
edition of 500 copies

Andrey Kiritchenko/the Moglass/Courtis s/t

[ ns49/CR122/tibCD80/GS#46 / CD ]

Collaboration album by Anla Courtis, Andrey Kiritchenko and the Moglass.
Drones and improv guitar and objects by Kiritchenko, psycho-folk by the Moglass, and sound-collages by Courtis.
Released by Carbon Records, Nexsound, Gold Soundz, Tibprod and 1000+1 TiLt.
edition of 500 copies