Automassage is a Slovenian/ Austrian band that released their debut album “The Ambience Between Your Ears Is Noise” in late 2007 by the hands of God Bless This Mess (SLO) and Chamfu Nocords (AT). In 2008, German Netlabel 12rec. published a selection from this album under the name of “Ambience EP” for free download.
Bristol kid Rob Hunter comes up with a body rocking mixture between cut-up beats, folky guitars and sweet synthesizer sweeps. Artists like Ratatat, London's Hot Chip or Prefuse 73 might work for an initial comparison.
In early 2007, Montréal-based experimental music artist Nicolas Bernier (Ekumen, No Type) teamed up with folk-guitarist Simon Trottier for an expanded four-track EP entitled "Objet Abandonné de Mer". The four songs are made of improvisations, field-recordings and a load of electronic post-production.
Ibakusha has developed an articulate style of composition through many different types of inspiration, but the most significant influence is, without any doubt, the sound of labels like Merck, Skam or n5MD...somebody calls it idm, but this genre is definitely too tight for Ibakusha's music.
David Velez (aka Lezrod) is a sound artist / composer from Bogotá, Colombia, currently living in NYC. David has been publishing with netlabels from France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Argentina and Mexico since 2005.
Takeshi Nakamura has been influenced in the past by techno-pop acts like Yellow Magic Orchestra, Kraftwerk, and by hip-hop (Public Enemy, Run DMC) and now by artists who create acoustic experiments with digital signal processing. He's involved in the netaudio scene and produced releases for netlabels like Zymogen, Mimi and Neureal.
Entia Non is the project of Australian James McDougall: treated field wreckage, reconstructed theft, textures, abstractions.... Releases include Zero Comma Zero 3'mini CDR U-cover. Inter Alia limited CDR U-cover (Belgium). Test Tube (portugal) and Ekonetlabel (France) are in the offing, offered for your free downloading pleasure.