Raster-Noton (Record label)
Raster-Noton is a Chemnitz-based German record label for electronic music, founded in 1996 by Olaf Bender, Carsten Nicolai and Frank Bretschneider. It is a fusion of the labels Rastermusik and Noton.
Raster-Noton in Reviews
Music Review | posted 10.11.2015
Kangding Ray
Cory Arcane
With his fifth record, Kangding Ray is once again targeting the techno-floor. However, this doesn’t mean that »Cory Arcane« is simple – it’s quite the opposite, considering that it’s much more complex than it seems.
Music Review | posted 09.05.2014
Kyoka
IS (Is Superpowered)
Kyoka’s easy going and airy-fairy proto-techno, as presented on her record »IS«, is a great contribution to classic boys’-label Raster-Noton.
Music Review | posted 27.02.2014
Kangding Ray
Solens Arc
It doesn’t happen often that a techno-record really works as a conceptual album. The first place for 2014 has officially been taken. Sorry for everyone who’s still to follow.
Music Review | posted 07.03.2013
Pixel
Mantle
Its complexity and its constantly evolving rhythmic structures make »Mantle« a damn sexy and vibrant impulse of energy.
Music Review | posted 05.02.2013
Kangding Ray
The Pentaki Slopes
The Pentaki Slopes are the one and only place of truth, at least according to religious leaders, CEOs and gurus. Kangding Ray has asked them all
Music Review | posted 02.01.2013
Vladislav Delay
Kuopio
After the rather quiet predecessor »Vantaa«, Vladislav Delay’s new record for Raster-Noton, »Kuopio«, has much more tempo to offer.
Music Review | posted 01.11.2012
Grischa Lichtenberger
And IV (Inertia)
An album for rhythmical beasts. Grischa Lichtenberger shows on 21 tracks how complex beats are supposed to sound like. An exegesis of contemporary rhythms.
Music Review | posted 25.10.2012
Emptyset
Collapsed (Ununhexium)
Emptyset acheive to tease out the potential of chaos and club structure in the deconstruction of simplicity and recurrence.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 17.09.2021
Ross From Friends
Green Vinyl Edition: »Tread«
On November 5, 2021, the new album »Tread« by Ross From Friends will be released on Brainfeeder. Exclusively on HHV Records, there will be a limited green vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 20.09.2021
Dexter
Now on Vinyl: »Pandemie und Freunde«
Tracks against stress: Our HHV Label now releases the EP »Pandemie & Freunde« by Stuttgart based beat smith Dexter in a limited edition of 500 copies on vinyl.
Music Portrait | posted 04.11.2021
Chillhop Music
The Magic of Passive Listening
Chillhop is music for a world where everyone listens, but no one pays attention. The Dutch label is nevertheless successful — and knows why.
Music Review | posted 31.10.2021
Bremer/McCoy
Natten
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.
Music Review | posted 29.10.2021
Kuunatic
Gate Of Klüna
Japanese trio Kuunatic debut on Glitterbeat with »Gate of Klüna,« a literally otherworldly psych-rock masterpiece.