Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Finale - Calender

Finally some japanese music again. Deep, spiritual, percussive and highly organic - no synthesizers needed. It might be perfect for this time of the year.... More info on the release here.
Happy new year folks!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Herb Pilhofer - Spaces

Herb Pilhofer - Spaces (Sound 80, 1979)

Having heard some of Pilhofer's fine librarymusic in the classical vein, I was curious about this jazzy album. It has its moments, and do check out Pilhofer's liner notes.

Side A
1 - South Dakota Strut
2 - Where Is One?
3 - One Day At A Time
4 - No Two Trees Are Alike

Side B
1 - Snake Pit
2 - Ballad S. Miguel
3 - Pipe Dreams


the joy of baking cookies

in winter i stay next to the stove where it's warm and cozy and i live from cookies only.....

direct link to the show
the joy cooking  download and streams
best web radio ever


Quiet Storm
Christo Retendor
Douar Nevez
Über Dem Berg
The Cavern
Isle Royal
For The Rest Of My Life (Thank you, Chee!)
Hangover In Hannover
Christmas In Spain (Edit for Afro & Tako)
Take My Number
Pane Caldo
Transylvanian Countess
Il Nostro Caro Angelo
Standing Together
Il Vendedor De Promesas (also for this one!!!)

Monday, December 19, 2011

Don't forget the sunglasses

Michael Bundt is a well known name among fans of obscure electronics. Here's his third solo album released in 1980 on Blubber Lips . It's a good bit more experimental than the predecessor, the lovely cosmic ether-pop record "Neon" - in fact even weirder than his first. Be prepared and grab your shades....

PS. maybe someone remembers the c64 game "Maniac Mansion"? I have always thought "The Tower Of Osc" would have been a nice addition to the soundtrack of that game. The tentacle song maybe? Chow chow!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

our new mascot

followers of the blog may have realized that things slowed down a bit at the bin. i hope you don't mind if we give you a little more time to digest the music posted here from now on. what counts for food counts for music as well. and the other way around. if you're interested in enjoying not only music with relish -  here's likeminded folks: SLOW FOOD. more info

PS. Don't worry! We'll have some nice Xmas gifts for you.....

Saturday, December 3, 2011


 have you ever wondered how heaven might sound?

Crystal Thoughts

just received a note from Spiros telling me about his new release
and what I heard here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R-sGAEqWY4
made me a believer. totally!!!

info and order here


Wednesday, November 30, 2011

the joy of cooking another tea

sorry to disturb the download feast but it's tea time, folks.
prepare for the winter and get some woolen socks.
when you come back in turn up the heating, get the water boiling and listen to this  if you please.
Cheers, Basso

Stereolab - The Incredible He Woman ( you're missed!)
Hector Zazou's La Perversita - I Love You S... (Stefanie of course)
Nick Drake - River Man
Bora Rokovic - Soft Hands Had The Rain
Carla Bley - Dining Alone
Allaudin WIlliam Matthieu - Scales Of Scales
Fairouz - Habaitak Bil Saif Version I
Heat Brothers - Maimoun
Archaische Klangfarben - Schlangentanz (as deep as it gets ; )
Rava - Verde Que Eu Te Quero Ver
The Crusaders - Serenity
Fila Brazillia - Soft Music Under Stars

you can also download these shows when joining the deepfrequency family here....... no tons of spam mails to be expected when doing so, just a few invitations to df parties (4 times a year, it's not fucking facebook!!!)

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Mort Garson - Signs Of The Zodiac

Mort Garson - Signs Of The Zodiac (A&M Records, SP 4211-4222)

Moog-wizard, Mort Garson contributed some fine tunes for this peculiar set of twelve records, one for each sign of the zodiac. If only the narrators could give it a rest from time to time, to enjoy the moog-noodling, but no.. Here's the lot, enjoy!

Links in comments

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Cybotron Live!!!

Our friend Michael from NOISE IN MY HEAD offered to share a wonderful piece of OZ Electronics. How could we resist? May I pass the mic to Michael:

"Recorded in the same year as their landmark debut, Sunday Night at the Total Theatre sees Cybotron's core Steve Braund and Geoff Green hypnotise a theatre of attentive space cadets with otherworldly drones and a chugging beat. I feel a rather romantic connection with this private press given that it was performed on a Sunday eve in Melbourne, just like our weekly radio show 30+ years later. Parallel worlds converge when transmitted on the FM airwaves. Unfortunately not the easiest piece to find from the Cybotron catalogue, the LP was apparently given away at a subsequent concert. Those were the days. Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Ian MacFarlane who played in a later incarnation of the live Cybotron experience and also made three brilliant long playing tapestries of kooky solo synth miniatures. He shared some interesting insight into why the band were such pioneers of their era. You can hear that here: http://www.noiseinmyhead.com.au/index.php?/archive-2011/161011-w-ron-morelliian-macfarlane/"

Thanks a lot Michael!

some new edits

Been using the scalpel again lately and upped some of them cuts to soundcloud.
Some of them are asking for a bit of more attention by the doctor, but now there's other things on the plate. Here's a preview

the joy of cooking #14

Before I forget: Last weeks Joy of cooking has been archived some days ago and is including some amazing edits by Jantronix Schulte and Abel as well as a couple of recent faves by yours truly.

direct access to some ham'n eggs

Tarney Spencer -  It's Really You Jan Schulte Edit
Hiroshi Sato - Say Goodbye Edit
Abel - Aegean Sea
Ken Elliot - Are You Ready
Jörg Reiter - A New Surprise
Merge - Back In Style
Norbert Gottschalk - Turnaround Bossa
Jean Pierre Thanes - La Course De Jeune Homme
Five Pipes - Red Clay
ARtful - Waiting
Andreas Schifferdecker - Vertigo
Macky Feary Band - You're Young
Cheers, Basso

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Back to the Oasis

Hugest thanks to ONEDOTZERO.COM.PT who sent me on a trip to the beautiful shores of Portugal and made it possible to see some of Porto's record stores after a long night of incredible short films, nicest people, wonderful white wine (Douro!!!) and lots of music....
Back to the record shop: My wrecked eyes hoped to see some Rão Kyao LPs there and to my deepest pleasure they did.
Now here's the first one that I found last summer already and kept enjoying it ever since. It's a beautiful mix of oriental melodies and fado inspired jazz. A very unique sound and that's what I love it for. Check it out! Cheers, Basso

Plus Minus Null

I have just received a note about the relaunch of the good old Force Inc. label and it's "first" release being the MARROW - PLUS MINUS NULL lp. I haven't been paying proper attention to minimal for quite some time and now this one made me wake up. Probably because there's some melody and that lovely bit of melancholy in it... If you too like it deep and crystal clear check it out here

(sorry for the youtube teaser, the guys are very precautious with their material, even their promo.mp3s are cut (!!!) and there's no soundcloud as well....)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

[Sound Work Shop] - M. Zalla - Mondo Inquieto

Sound Work Shop - sws 116 - M. Zalla - Mondo Inquieto

A little bird told me to up this sombre album from 1974 by Piero Umiliani. Thanks to the original ripper!

Jürgen Ecke - Sound-Synthese Electronics

Jürgen Ecke - Sound-Synthese Electronics (Amiga, 1986)

The Miami Vice force is strong in this one. Watch out for the orch-hits :)


Sunday, October 23, 2011

The real Mucke Fuck

Before you download this I'd like to speak out a warning.
This self titled Mucke Fuck LP from 1973 on the tiny and possibly private Knöterich label is funny (silly, etc) and entertaining and the sound is quite "recorded at home in dad's beercellar" (it probably was...)  - horrible that is.
There's bits of music - folkrock with dissonant singing and grunting, lots of spoken word (german and sometimes even some english) and laughter....... After hearing the whole thing you might end up sitting down in the cellar with these young guys taking two and passing. "Would you mind to give me another one of those lovely sugarcubes? Here's another beer!"
God bless the dilettantes!!!

PS. Mucke Fuck is the german slang word for ersatz coffee, probably originated from the french "mocca faux"

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Chee - Sunlight Moonlight

Chee - Sunlight Moonlight

I'm so happy to present a wonderful mix by Chee Shimizu, DJ, Producer, Connoisseur  and owner of the fantastic Organic Music online record store from Japan - specialized in all things organic (of course) like Ethno Jazz, South American Fusion, Krautrock, Ambient Electronics, Intelligent Dance Music and all things DEEP! Now guess what you're about to hear in this beautiful mix.

Thanks Chee!!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

the growing bin informs: Abel - Aegean Sea (Non.N°.1)

grab a copy of this while you can.
A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. MUSIC on the brand new Noncollective label.

(Non, Nº.1) Abel – Aegean Sea by Noncollective

Monday, October 3, 2011

the joy of cooking vol. 13

the latest show of "the joy of cooking" is now archived and waiting for you streaming or downloading it.

Direct Link


best webradio ever 


Deux Filles - Airtube
Martin Wester and Bernhard Hering - Zikade
Naura - Endlich Ruhe
Radius - Aerial View
Lino Capra Vaccina - Radiofonic Song
Peter Meier and Werner Schnelll - Luftzeichen
Michael William Gilbert - Slipstream
Peaceful Solutions - Merlin's Return
Francesco Messina - Uffici Del 126 Piano
Cahen and Lockwood - Thank You Joe
Defroster - Ngoro Goro
Achterbahn Band - Cold
Heraldo Do Monte - Coise De La
Rare Silk - Xenobian Love Song
Radius - Village Celebration Day
Vangelis Katsoulis - Touch The Sun
Luigi Maramotti - Cocktails At Sandicott Bay
Jim O'Rourke - Prelude...  &  Ghost Ship In A Storm

(don't ask me what's in the pic. I googled "neverending starters" and this was one of the hits....)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011


Here's more Cogwheel, even if it's spelled wrong. This 7" used to be a commercial gift for customers (or future customers) of famous Rollei Cameras and it even sounds like them.... 
Cheers, Basso

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

the bin in the bull

just a little letter from hell
Cheers, Basso

PS. Tonite 00.00 Uhr Berlin / 23.00 London / 6 PM NYC / 12 PM LAX / 7AM Tokyo / 8AM Sidney we'll have another show of the joy of cooking called "Neverending Starters" here

Monday, September 26, 2011

More Allegro Jazz

Thank to Michael we are able to post more of the amazing Allegro Jazz Ensemble. This LP called "The Golden Mean" was recorded in 1984 and released in 1985 on the Melodia label. Once again very long and epic tracks: Fantasy in G Minor (10:23) and Composition on a theme of Cole Porter (10:34) on side A and Concert Suite in Three Movements (20:52) on side B. Enjoy!!

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Outta Sightsound

Following my soft spot for obscure private pressings here's yet another one. Cogwheel's Sightsound LP from an unknown (to me) year in the seventies?? If you check the details here  you'll find that there is a classical background  to most of the tracks, especially on the first side. Opening with lovely "Krautrock" including reversed drums and epic synths, it flows guitar-gently until the standout track "Latin Glasses" on side B wakes you up and calls for a dance or two (i wouldn't dare to say it'd move masses but a little "free dance" should be possible). This track will definitely appeal to the lovers of library music. Maybe the whole thing will as it's close to the sound of some german libraries of that period (i'm still guessing 1976-1978 until someone with expert knowledge enlightens my dull dungeon). If you're not into classical melodies and obscure stuff save yourself from those damn ads on the download sites and forget about it immediately..... if you are a sucker for old cheese, you might be very happy with it.
Cheers, Basso

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Thanks, Michael !

BIG THANKS!!!!! to Michael who was so kind to record this excellent russian Jazz LP. It's the Allegro Jazz Ensemble's first LP from 1980. Both sides seem to be suites again (just like on their "In This World" LP). Long and beautiful tracks...... Enjoy!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Nightcrawlers - Spacewalk

Nightcrawlers - Atmosphere Records, 1985 - Spacewalk

Second album from Nightcrawlers, providing some fine Berlin School electronics, enjoy!

Pete Gulch - synthesizers
Tom Gulch - synthesizers
Dave Lunt - synthesizers


Monday, September 5, 2011

out of this world: In This World

Now here you have some Russian Jazz. I'm far from being an expert in Jazz from Russia but I guess there must be tons out there. Only have some Allegro, Arsenal, Bumerang and Kutsenko, ... and here is my fave among them: The Allegro Jazz Ensemble's "In This World" from 1981. Powerful sound with partly funky rhythms and some solid synths.... and then there's that bass in the last tune......... Both sides are suites, but I dared to divide them into parts.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

the joy of not cooking tracklist

here's the tracklist for august' show of "the joy of cooking"
as far as i can recall it:

Weldon Irvine - Softly
Kasper Winding – Longing For You
John Fiddy – Million Dollar Project
Alex Malheiros – Papaia
Leaf - Plain Jane
Jo Mikowitch Group – Love Talking
Toshifumi Hinata – Son Goku
Minako Yoshida - Asa Wa Kimi Ni
Bar Kays – Open Your Heart
Toninho Horta - Aquelas Coisas Todas
Allegro Jazz Ensemble - Волжские Напевы. В Народном Духе
Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q – Weather Cock
Jan Schaffer - Monica
Roberto Musci & Giovanni Venosta – Nexus On The Beach (Thanks Tako!!)
Jimmy Webb – Skylark
Camargue - ??
Naná Vasconcelos & Antonello Salis – Lester
Valenthin Engel – Sail Away

Hope to fill the gaps soon...  Direct link to the stream

Monday, August 22, 2011

the joy of cooking #12 UPDATED

Tomorrow night 2200 CET we'll have another show of the joy of cooking called
"the joy of not cooking" - an asparagus salad with goat cheese accompanied by a Chardonnay from Friuglia will do the job for tuesday's late dinner

Best web radio ever

Direct link to the stream

all the joy of cooking for download or streaming

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

the growing bin informs

 If any of you guys are into things psychedelic and you didn't hear the TRICKS OF THE SUN - go here for some basic info and here for a rip and back here if you need a vinyl copy (directly from the artist). This is FANTASTIC .....

thanks Zeroy for the heads up!

Two Faces of Trostel

Two Faces is Trostel's second LP. It has been recorded from 1981 to 1982 and was privately released. Please expect excellent Berlin School Elektronik. Big thanks to Cesare for the initiation for this post! Link in comments.

Cheers, Basso

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Lazslo Benko - Lexikon 2

Lazslo Benko - Start SLPM 17380, 1984 - Lexikon 2

Varied and catchy synthalbum from Hungary. I suppose this is the same guy who did the Robot library albums in the 80s on Sonoton? Enjoy!

Roland SH 1000 - Roland Drum Computer
Roland Jupiter 4 - Korg Polysix
Korg Mono/Poly - Yamaha CS 70M
ARP Omni - Minimoog - PPG Wave 2.2.
Emulator - Piano


Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Benoit Hutin - Synthétiseur

Benoit Hutin - WM 006, 1982 - Synthétiseur

With my head usually firmly stuck up the library end of music, I do occasionally rip other stuff. And what better place to share it than on The Growing Bin? Thanks to the team for letting me do so! Hope you'll enjoy the music :)

Having heard Benoit Hutin's fine contributions to the elusive librarylabel, Musax, I've been looking for his stuff. I found a somewhat battered copy of his 1982 debut album, and was happy to discover some fine electronic music so typically French; catchy and fittingly pompous. They must have added something to the tap water back then, enjoy!


Wednesday, July 20, 2011

the growing team

Hi folks, we're growing!
Ptrond from Bergen / Norway who runs the amazing DUSTY SHELF library blog will be contributing non library lps to the growing bin from now on. First post follows hard......

WELCOME Ptrond - Thanks for joining the team!!

Sunday, July 17, 2011

the joy of cooking

another show of the "The Joy Of Cooking" is now archived and waiting for you. should appeal to people who like synths, guitars, good vibes and deep shit. It starts rather mellow and misty but turns out to be fun in the end ; ) It's not over, folks!

Finally here's the tracklist for July's show of cooking:

Ex Ovo Pro - Blue Time
Guardino De Faro - I Only Have Eyes For You
Rao Kyao - Sete Didades
Clint Housto - You Are The Sunlight
Jose Rogerio - Nocturbis
Sioux - Backdoor Samba
Ambi & Arno - Sunshine's Back
Prince - In Love
La Toya Jackson - Camp Kuchi Kaiai
Elis Regina - Agnus Sei
Wütrio - Hallo Höppel
Derdiyoklar Ali - Liebe Gabi
Ray Lynch - Cooking Till It's Hot
Trust - It's Not Over

cheers, Basso

Saturday, July 16, 2011


A long time after "Airport International" from the amazing Sound Factory Inc. has been posted here "Night Shift" finally follows. According to the info on the cover we're writing 1979 and the discobeat found his way into the Factory's grooves. Guessing from the sound "Airport" should be a few years older, 1975-1976 maybe... but back to 1979 - the Sound Factory Inc.'s sound is a little les focussed on trombone but they are still playing excellent Jizz Funk with Fritz Münzer laying down these lovely flute grooves. Even the infamous Rainer Pusch is doing his thing on saxophone here... on the keys Pit Löw, also known as P. L. (!)
The Sound Factory Inc. changed their name to "House-Band" in 1982 and recorded at least 3 library LPs in the following years. These will pop up here some time ..... just like the link for your Nightshift.

P.S. Doesn't the "Limehouse Groover" really sound like a Reith composition?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Vytas Offers More

First of all big thanks to Zeroy, Tako and Abel. Without them I probably still wouldn't have heard about Vytas Brenner and his music. In the last 3 years I have spent quite a bit of time and that other stuff trying to get hold of his complete LP catalogue and I yet didn't succeed. There's quite a few LPs he made.... and amazingly all that I got to know by now are excellent. Here's a special one "Ofrenda" from 1978. You might call this Psychedelic Jazz Funk. But first listen ......

info here

cheers, Basso