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New Release THE LAB “Balanced” with Lukas Keller on bass

New Release THE LAB “Balanced” with Lukas Keller on bass

Another THE LAB release - this time it's a piano trio on steroids. From the liner notes: For "Balanced", drummer Sven Kosakowski and pianist Marc Mennigmann invited bass player Lukas Keller to THE LAB in Dortmund. The recording was started and they began to let music...

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THE LAB „Welcome“ – another new album released today

THE LAB „Welcome“ – another new album released today

“Welcome” is THE LAB's fourth album dedicated to intuitive music. It documents the first time that the musicians involved played together in this constellation. They met at THE LAB in Dortmund, the recording was started and they started to create music without any...

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THE LAB „What We Need“ – new album released today!

THE LAB „What We Need“ – new album released today!

New music for your lovely people! It’s release day today and I am happy to announce the latest album of THE LAB, called „What We Need“ is available now. This seven-track album with 61 minutes playtime started as an experimental trio recording of Karlo Wenzel on...

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Insight THE LAB – Documentary by Sven Kosakowski

A few month ago we had a creative day at THE LAB which my dear friend Sven also used to film some short impressions. Now he came up with this beautiful documentary. Camera, editing, cutting and production of this movie by Sven Kosakowski. Music by Sven Kosakowski &...

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“Earth Healing” released for free today!

“Earth Healing” released for free today!

New release today! My wife created „Earth Healing“ as a guided meditation to connect with Gaia, our Mother Earth. In our every day lives we tend to forget what our real nature is and that we all are the children of this beautiful planet we call the Earth. Although we...

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“As Above So Below – No Piano Music” released today!

“As Above So Below – No Piano Music” released today!

90% of the things you will hear on this album is a grand piano. But it is not piano music. The piano was played using several playing techniques, mostly without using the keys. The sounds were sampled and then played using algorithmic, generative computer programs...

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Schubladendenken

Schubladendenken

Erstaunlich, welches Herdenverhalten und Schubladendenken sich mittlerweile in Deutschland manifestiert hat. Jeder, der derzeit versucht, sich ein eigenes Bild zu machen, der andere Meinungen hinterfragt, der vielleicht sogar Zusammenhänge herstellt die andere jetzt...

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Hello & Goodbye

Hello & Goodbye

Last week my friend Markus Hücking died unexpectedly. I met Markus a few months ago for the first time in 30 years. We spent an afternoon with vibraphone-player Thomas Klecha-Faure and bassist Ralf Wißdorf at THE LAB full of intuitive music and fun and joy of life. In...

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Q&A With My Entrepreneur Dad And Me

Q&A With My Entrepreneur Dad And Me

For her studies, my daughter Lia needed an interview partner on the subject of entrepreneurship. I was more than happy to jump in, as this is always a nice opportunity to reflect on yourself. Here is the full interview:   At what age did you discover your talent...

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As Above So Below – Bandcamp subscriber release

As Above So Below – Bandcamp subscriber release

I have been busy with exploring new concepts, mainly trying to link intuitive improvisation with generative music approaches. In this track, there are several things coming together. This is piano music, synth music, prepared piano, strange scales, intuitive music and...

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New Meditation Music Release: Sea Of Voices

New Meditation Music Release: Sea Of Voices

The „Sea of Voices“ was created to dive deep into meditation with many layers of voices, like acoustic waves in an ocean. We used the frequency of 136.10 Hz as the root of this sound cluster as it is resonating with the cosmic „OM“. It is also related to the heart...

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