Markus Mehr “Brief Conversations” Reviewed at ambientblog“Don’t expect spoken ‘conversations’ on this album: these tracks are reflections of the ‘conversations’ German experimental artist Markus Mehr had exploring different rooms. “Rooms communicate with us, we can listen to them”. For the inexperienced listener, some...
Markus Mehr “Brief Conversations” Reviewed at SoundAndSilence
The atmosphere which pours over the minutes, regularly rocks on the side of walls softened by the gentle hammering of waves blurring our perception, concealing the ghosts of imperceptible shadows.
Markus Mehr “Liquid Empires” Reviewed at A Closer Listen“Markus Mehr may be fascinated by the aural properties of water, but Liquid Empires is no nature album; neither is it placid. The tape surprises from the start: “Kissing” launches with a head-nodding pulse that leads into a senses-scattering drone, then recedes...
Markus Mehr “Dyschronia” Reviewed at Rockerilla
In his search for digital reality, which has already been the subject of the former ” Re-Directed ” (2016), Markus Mehr has collected a long series of sound fragments, natural noises and machine disinformation in the last five years.
Reprocessed, synthetically filtered and coupled to electro-acoustic sequences, it is not alien to harmonic passages, that material has become the basis of the seven tracks of “Dyschronia”, in which the German artist projects his environmental research into an unbroken deconstruction work and reassembling the sound. Ambitious and not always easy to operate, but fully respectful of the concept of a multiform digital representation.