Deep Breakfast Series

Enjoy your breakfast with a selection of ambient and experimental music from my collection from 1980 up until 2018 I recorded for Deep Breakfast Series.

01. Maurizio Bianchi – Gene-P (01)
02. Oöphoi – Untitled
03. Robert Rich – Collage For Low Tones
04. Alio Die – Global Construction
05. Popnoname – Nightliner
06. Deepchord – Red Lantern (Part 3)
07. Vidna Obmana – Still Wandering
08. Haron – Lotuseter
09. Robert Rich & B. Lustmord – Synergistic Perceptions
10. Loscil – Prairie Trains
11. Biosphere – ’t Schop
12. Autechre – All End Pt3

https://soundcloud.com/deepbreakfastseries/deep-breakfast-031-ohrwert

June

Spanning the entire month of June, I have made at least one recording per day. I have set this goal to increase my productivity as I was feeling I was not recording as much as I would like to. This album is curated from 95 recordings, some of them different takes on the same concept or different versions of the same recording, resulting in 14 tracks that clock in at 54 minutes total.

On average, the track lengths are shorter than most of my work in recent years, which make the album feel more like a story unfolding, expressively narrated in my own musical language.

https://arjenschat.nl/album/june

Plugged 2017

Though most of 2017 was spent recording and releasing the “Spectrum” LP under my real name, there were a few ‘plugged’ Minute Of Arc jams. Two variations of an eclectic burst of electronica, and one classic jungle session with Elektron’s Octatrack serving as a center piece to break the beats.

https://minuteofarc.bandcamp.com/album/plugged-2017

SiO2

A year after setting up my smaller studio, I’ve settled in quite nicely and try to be as prolific as I can, continuing my quarterly releases per project. The name of the studio derives from the chemical formula of the name of the street we live on, which is named after a form of quartz. At its core, the studio is still based around a set of analog synthesizers and sequencers with a touch of digital synthesis and signal processing, but it’s less expandable due to its spatial limitations. Despite these limitations, I try to broaden my horizon by adding more diverse elements and exploring non-western scales, as can be heard on this album.

https://arjenschat.nl/album/sio2

Lifecrushed Podcast

Recently I was asked to record a podcast for the Lifecrushed mix series. It turned out in a 77 minute mix of exclusively Ohrwert material featuring some of my latest releases, as well as releases of the past few years.


A constant thumping, Ohrwert’s mix summons a thick, nebulous fog – the snares and high-hats serving as brief glimmers of lucidness. It’s an hour of deep rumination, with a consistent theme and ambience making time hurtle by. A set to help you mull something over.

https://soundcloud.com/lifecrushedblog/lcm067-ohrwert

Intrim

A set of three intrinsic hardware sessions. Though melodically structured, they pack punchy bass lines and have analog drums to match.

https://music.ohrwert.com/album/intrim