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bass music + advanced dubwise electronic music

zweikommasieben magazin #13 w/ basslines 4: roots and routes


we're happy to announce the release of the 13th edition of zweikommasieben magazin featuring aïsha devi & tianzhuo chen, helm,heatsick, dean blunt, lumisokea, thug entrancer, mathew dryhurst, nick klein, lane stewart & rabit, butter sessions, don’t dj, felix kubin, phase fatale, lustmord, etc.

comfortnoise makes a contribution to zweikommasieben #13 with the column basslines: roots and routes, presenting paul gilroy's the black atlantic. modernitiy and double consciousness (harvard university press, 1993), paul sullivan's remixology. tracing the dub diaspora (reaktion books, 2014) and nicolas nova's 8-bit reggae. collision and creolization (near future laboratory/volumique, 2014). 

the text can be downloaded in an extended version here:
→ english: Basslines_4_Roots_and_Routes_Footnotes (pdf - download with right click & 'save as')
→ german: Basslinien_4_Roots_und_Routes_Fussnoten (pdf - download with right click & 'save as')
→ see also the blog entry "the essential, annotated DUB LIBRARY" for further dub related books & movies

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offset - dubtechno, reggae & steppers by comfortnoise ploy (spiel:feld podcast 084)




- dubtechno, dub, reggae, steppers, halfstep 

- total playing time: 1h/53m/03s (mp3/320kbs/260mb)
- compiled & mixed by comfortnoise ploy (a.k.a. xeed, new.com, iyah ranx & rjega)
- cover picture: villa turc by le corbusier in la chaux-de-fonds, switzerland (photo by marius ‘comfortnoise’ neukom)

- published as spiel:feld podcast 084 on may 7th, 2016
tracklist (txt-file)
soundcloud link


“offset” was recorded on a typical swiss sunday in april during a constant succession of rain, snow and sunshine. kind of like comfortnoise ploy, a multi-genre and multi-instrumental stage project, performed by xeed & new.com on turntables, the singer and mc iyah ranx, and the effect device operator rjega on the legendary vintage roland space echo re-201. in this session, we additionally applied a melodica, blues harp, jew’s harp, flute and different types of rattles besides an elektron octatrack and a korg monotron delay. the outcome is a versatile, thoroughly dubbed out sound fabric displaying the aesthetics of techno, reggae, steppers and halfstep. – it was a perfect day for a bass heavy studio séance. and, gee, did we feel it! hope you have fun as well!

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DUBTINGS @ k4 nuremberg w/ flo dalton, new.com, r-kive, lil'ziska & special guest


on saturday may 28th, 2016 @ kulturkellerei k4, nuremberg

dubtings presents a radio z benefiz:

- FLO DALTON (luzern)
- NEW.COM (comfortnoise, dubexmachina; zürich)
- R-KIVE (dubtings; nürnberg)
- LIL'ZISKA (dubtings; nürnberg)
- special guest (reggae hit the town; nürnberg)

reggae - rocksteady - dub

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COMFORTNOISE PLOY all night long @ kraftfeld winterthur


on saturday may 14th, 2016 from 11pm @ kraftfeld, winterthur

comfortnoise ploy
plays out what comfortnoise passionately pursues: bass, drum & time. echo, reverb & space. loops, patterns & decoration. 7", 10" & 12". strength, warmth & muddiness. berlin, kingston & the marquesas. prince jammy, king tubby & queen pomaré. ishmael, queequeg & ahab. kea, etua & matahoata.

dubtechno - dub - space & hall

doors: 8pm - start 11pm
entry: chf 15 from 11pm

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>>> see details on kraftfeld.ch

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dxm & cmfrtns april-16-charts


presented by 2,7 redaktion (lu), gaspard de la montagne (ne), guy joshua (lu), guyus (zh), ink! (zh), lcp (be), marc schwegler (bs), new.com (zh), r-kive (nürnberg) & uhuruku (zh)

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COMFORTNOISE CLUBNIGHT w/ agonis & new.com


friday may 6th, 2016 from 11pm @ klub kegelbahn, baselstrasse 24, luzern

comfortnoise clubnight w/

- AGONIS (amenthia rec.; basel)
NEW.COM (comfortnoise, dubexmachina; zh)

techno - bass music

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comfortnoise clubnight is a label for cutting-edge club events featuring advanced dubwise electronic music.
>>> comfortnoise clubnight

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dxm & cmfrtns march-16-charts


presented by 2,7 redaktion: lendita, anduena & lola (lu), gaspard de la montagne (ne), guy joshua (lu), guyus (zh), ink! (zh), jurkhands (bs/zh), lcp (be), marc schwegler (bs), new.com (zh), r-kive (nürnberg), uhuruku (zh) & zunami (zh)

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DJ MARCELLE @ kraftfeld winterthur w/ new.com


on thursday march 24th, 2016 from 10pm (that's right before good friday) @ kraftfeld, winterthur

- DJ MARCELLE (another nice mess; nl)
- new.com (comfortnoise, dubexmachina; zh)

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DXM FLIPSIDES #20 w/ leo & new.com


on friday march 18th, 2016 from 12pm to 04am @ longstreet bar, langstrasse 92, 8004 zürich

- LEO (creaked rec.; lausanne)
- NEW.COM (comfortnoise, dubexmachina; zh)

free entry

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COMFORTNOISE CLUBNIGHT w/ gaspard de la montagne & new.com


friday march 11th, 2016 from 11pm @ klub kegelbahn, baselstrasse 24, luzern

comfortnoise clubnight w/

- GASPARD DE LA MONTAGNE (creaked rec.; la chaux-de-fonds)
NEW.COM (comfortnoise, dubexmachina, bold; zh)

techno - bass music

>>> subscribe on fb here

comfortnoise clubnight is a label for cutting-edge club events featuring advanced dubwise electronic music.
>>> comfortnoise clubnight

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dxm & cmfrtns february-16-charts


presented by 2,7 redaktion (lu), gaspard de la montagne (ne), guy joshua (lu), guyus (zh), ink! (zh), jurkhands (bs/zh), lcp (be), new.com (zh), r-kive (nürnberg), taiken (sg), uhuruku (zh) & zunami (zh)

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BASS CONTINUUM @ dachstock bern w/ IKONIKA & WEN


on friday february 5th, 2015 from 11pm @ dachstock, reitschule bern

bass continuum presents:
- IKONIKA (hyperdubplanet mu; uk)

- WEN (keysoundtempa; uk)
- phrex (dubtopia; bern)
- guyus (dubexmachina; zürich)

file under: bass continuum, grime, house, dubstep

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dxm & cmfrtns january-16-charts


presented by 2,7 redaktion (lu), gaspard de la montagne (ne), guy joshua (lu), guyus (zh), jurkhands (bs/zh), lcp (be), marc schwegler (bs), new.com (zh), nik! (zh), r-kive (nürnberg), taiken (sg), uhuruku (zh) & zunami (zh)

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COMFORTNOISE CLUBNIGHT w/ r-kive (nuremberg) & new.com


friday january 29th, 2016 from 11pm @ klub kegelbahn, baselstrasse 24, luzern

comfortnoise clubnight w/

- R-KIVE (dubtings, radio z; nuremberg, de)
NEW.COM (comfortnoise, dubexmachina, bold; zh)

techno - bass music

>>> subscribe on fb here

comfortnoise clubnight is a label for cutting-edge club events featuring advanced dubwise electronic music.
>>> comfortnoise clubnight

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zweikommasieben magazin #12 w/ basslines 3: the message of the medium


we're happy to announce the release of the 12th edition of zweikommasieben magazin featuring dale cornish, prosumer, low jack & black zone myth chant, jesse osborne-lanthier, coh & thina frank, public possession, charles cohen & rabih beaini, container, barnt and volte-face.

comfortnoise makes a contribution to zweikommasieben #12 with the column basslines: the message of the medium, presenting dominik bartmanski & ian woodward's vinyl. the analogue record in the digital age (bloomsbury academic, 2015).

the text that can be downloaded in an extended version here:
→ english: Basslines_3_The_Message_of_the_Medium_Footnotes (pdf - download with right click & 'save as')
→ german: Basslinien_3_Die_Botschaft_des_Tonträgers_Fussnoten (pdf - download with right click & 'save as')
→ see as well this collection of crucial quotes from bartmanski & woodward

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PHALL FATALE @ kraftfeld winterthur w/ dj shoudelistix & new.com


on friday january 22nd, 2016 from 9pm @ kraftfeld, winterthur

in concert:
- PHALL FATALE (ch)

djs:
dj shoudelistix (st. gallen)
- new.com (comfortnoise, dubexmachina; zh)

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DXM FLIPSIDES #19 w/ faust & guyus


on friday january 22nd, 2016 from 12pm to 04am @ longstreet bar, langstrasse 92, 8004 zürich

- FAUST (bass vandalizm; zh)
- GUYUS (dubexmachina; zh)

free entry

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MUNGO'S HI FI feat. CHARLIE P on the tengu soundsystem w/ taiken, flexible & new.com


on saturday january 16th, 2015 from 11pm @ stall 6, gessnerallee 8, zürich

divercity presents a jungle bass dub special:
- MUNGO'S HI FI feat. CHARLIE P (scotch bonnet rec.; uk)
- new.com (dubexmachina, comfortnoise; zh)
- taiken & flexible (tengu collective; sg)

reggae, dancehall, steppaz & digital dub played on the mighty tengu soundsystem


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roots x bass w/ dr. irk, flo dalton & new.com


on saturday january 9th, 2016 from 9pm @ helsinki, geroldstrasse 35, 8005 zürch

roots x bass presents:
- dr. irk (tg)
- flo dalton (lu)
- new.com (zh)

from early reggae/rocksteady to future roots & hyperdub ragga

>>> entry chf 12.-
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the very tops of 2015 in the dxm & cmfrtns december-15-charts


presented by 2,7 redaktion (lu), gaspard de la montagne (ne), guy joshua (lu), guyus (zh), jurkhands (bs/zh), lcp (be), marc schwegler (bs), new.com (zh), nik! (zh), r-kive (nürnberg), taiken (sg) & uhuruku (zh)

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