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All the random stuff that comes to my mind and in front of my lens.

11. Oktober 2018 – HANDS Vernissage, Warendorf, Germany

Mit der Fotoserie „HANDS“ portraitiert Musikfotograf Marc Mennigmann Musiker auf eine ungewöhnliche Art und Weise. Er fotografiert ihre Hände, losgelöst vom Instrument, denn „die Hände sind der Körperteil des Musikers, der maßgeblich an der Formung des Tons, an der...

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Explorations

A new subscriber exclusive release on my BandCamp channel: Marc Mennigmann & Sven Kosakowski Explorations Here are the liner notes: "After almost half a year of sweat, blood, dust and garbage we finally finished the work on our new studio. We call it our lab, and it...

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Chakra Activation For Musicians Released

I just released my new album „Chakra Activation For Musicians“. It is not what you would usually expect from me, because it is meant as a music you can use for meditation. I always have problems with the usual meditation music, because as a musician I am used to...

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Pre-Release: Chakra Activation For Musicians

As a musician I always have problems with the usual meditation music. The melodies are trivial, the synthesizer sounds mostly tasteless and a flute lurks at every corner. So I decided to create my own music. "Chakra Activation For Musicians" is the first release of my...

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The NOTOPIA Remix Contest

We are happy to announce the NOTPIA "Celebrate" Remix Contest! On our BandCamp site you will find a free download the raw isolated recordings of every instrument on the song "Celebrate" of our album "Celebrating Life". No EQ, no compressor was added. No effects or...

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NOTOPIA Video Release

During the sessions of the "Celebrating Life" album, we had Robert Vater joining us to film the process of creating something from nothing. Here is a video, that shows how something evolved from the void. The track was released as "Inspire" on the album....

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Fifty Shades Of White, a new NOTOPIA release

Today I released another NOTOPIA album. It's called "Fifty Shades Of White" and contains about half an hour of trio madness. From the album description: What would you get if you put a Chameleon, a particle collider and a cheese cake into a rehearsal room? Well, we...

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Rhythmic Harmony

Okay, here is some food for thought. Maybe someone can help me and think it further: I thought about intervals and chords only to be very fast rhythm. Like a4 = 440Hz, the 5th = e5 = 660Hz and so on. This means, that if the rhythm of a4 is a quarter note, the rhythm...

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NOTOPIA “Celebrating Life” CD Release

Dear friends, this is a wonderful moment, and I would love to share the story behind it: In June 2016 I had some studio time with my friends Sven Kosakowski and Peter Alexius. We recorded some free improvised music with crazy guitar god Mike Keneally and the bassist...

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NOTOPIA – A Week About Friendship And Music

So here we go! The next week will be about friendship and music. I have a two days studio session with my two NOTOPIA pals Peter Alexius on guitar and Sven Kosakowski on drums. Our very special guests will be our friends Mike Keneally on guitar and Jaan Wessman on...

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Mennigmann/Kosakowski: Duo Improvisation

It's already more than half a year ago, but this session had something magic. Sven & me jumped on the creativity train and simply let things flow. This is an excerpt of what happened.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_6MAwvbRdA

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