The Blog

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

The Lab needs your Help!

Dear friends, we could use some help here.Sven and I have just launched our Patreon page of The Lab. https://www.patreon.com/the_lab We have a playground here for true creativity. Improvised music is the game. With every bar and note we play, we follow the universal...

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Prerelease Time!

Prerelease time for my subscribers on BandCamp! I just released a song called „Backup“ from the next EP of the collective „Wrong“ by Juan Dahmen. I contributed the Moog bass and the piano parts. By the way,  my favourite line of the song is "If this is fucking...

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Moon, Heaven’s Backdoor – Music Video

This is the opener of THE LAB's debut album "Three Word Poems". You can find the whole album at https://sam-music.bandcamp.com/album/three-word-poems-2 All songs on this record are entirely improvised. There were no lead...

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Three Word Poems – Released Today!

I'm so happy to announce that we finally released the new album "Three Word Poems". Please jump over to BandCamp and have a listen. It's perfect for these busy days! Especially the last track called "Life, you know?" features a speech of philosopher Alan Watts. Ana...

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Three Word Poems – A Bandcamp Subscriber Release

I just released another album for my lovely subscribers only, called "Three Word Poems". After months of planning & building our new studio “The Lab” in Dortmund, this was the first session Sven, and I recorded there with a guest. We invited bass player Ana Orias...

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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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