This Is Release MFR100 – A suicide prevention fundraiser. Our 100th release is a special one, where 50 of our musicians, and one guest go together as duos (and one trio) to record 25 works of exactly 4 minutes. All to celebrate our 100th release, and to raise funds for the Dutch national suicide prevention organization 113 Zelfmoord Preventie.
All profits from this release go to 113 Zelfmoord Preventie.
With Bayou-Borne / Jittgerbug the Amsterdam based MAZE presents the first recordings of the new composition Bayou-Borne, for Pauline, and Jitterbug by composer Annea Lockwood.
Bayou-Borne / Jitterbug is released on CD mastered by Jos Smolders at EARLabs and comes in beautiful artwork designed in line with the Contemporary Series by Rutger Zuydervelt with extensive notes by Annea Lockwood and Reinier van Houdt.
Kaori Suzuki presents Music for Modified Melodica. A work for meldica played with foot bellows to enable to create loud sustained sounds. A durational work of psychoacoustic effects, which rewards endurance with transcendence.
soccer Committee released her beautiful debut in 2005 as a very limited CD-R, and now for the first time it is widely available as an extended version with two remixes by Machinefabriek and Wouter van Veldhoven exclusive to this release.
We have been a fan from the start, and excited to now present this lovely album for a wider audience.
In August 2021 Moving Furniture Records curated a music program accompanying the minimal art exhibition ‘Less is More’, presented by Polderlicht at Factor-IJ, Amsterdam.
On this occasion the Orphax performance was recorded live. This CD features the full set – no edits, no cuts.
This live set merges Orphax’s fascination for minimalist art and his idiosyncratic take on drone music, offering warm and organic atmospheres in which the listener drifts away, losing not only senses of time and space, but – maybe, too – oneself.
Dario Calderone performs the new compositions Ursae Minoris by Claudio F. Baroni. Music inspired by the constellation Ursa Minor and the diaries of Italian humanist Ciriaco d’Ancona (1391-1455). Three new works composed specially for Calderone his double bass performance.
Tasos Stamou returns to Moving Furniture Records for his third album Monoliths. On this new album his electroacoustic studio works and live performances come together in a total of 5 exciting tracks. On the studioworks one sound source is used, while in the live works everything comes together.
On May 31st, 2019, the day Roky Erickson from 13th Elevators died (I later found out), I woke up from a dream of sound and text. I dreamt that John Duncan kept repeating the words YOU ARE SAFE entangled with sine waves.
So I instantly shot him a message asking if it was too weird to do exactly that. He replied: “not too weird”.
With “Choosing Freedom”, Gagi Petrovic chooses to explore beyond abstraction, dwell within it, to find an inner celebration of what it means to let go of expectations and let music ring free. Free from arbitrary expectations, emotional manipulations and conservative evasions regarding what music “should” be.
Philipp Bückle & Martijn Pieck – Field Reports
After their collaboration for the Moving Music compilation Philipp Bückle and Martijn Pieck (Cinema Perdu) come together to present their first full-length. Field recordings and modular synthesis come together to create an imaginary urban landscape that easily blends into the real world.