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Aleph-1 is a project by Carsten Nicolai aka alva noto. Aside from his sound works under those pseudonyms, Aleph-1 is electronic music with an acoustic sound aesthetics that was especially developed for the IDEAL Recordings label. The concept of Aleph-1 derives from the theories of the mathematician Georg Cantor, who was teaching in Halle, Germany, a city, to which Nicolai is deeply connected with through his family.

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  • fantastic!!!
  • such a pretty album!
  • Both Aleph-1s are great.
  • infinitely beautiful. Carsten Nicolai does it again :>
  • Wonder if the Aleph 1 moniker has any relation to Photek - Modus Operandi track. Either way wonderful stuff.
  • Awesome!
  • I love Alva Noto, and I'm just a beginner. I discovered him a few months ago and it's a constant process of discovering hidden stuff. And it's all exceptional. I think this is my favourite one.
  • Interesting. Some of these songs aren't even his. DB, Everything Xmas, Goodcop, Chess Not Checkers, Casa Camuzzi, Cashbox, and Judo are all songs that are produced by a band from Ann Arbor, MI; Aleph-1. www.myspace.com/aleph1band
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