|Genre||Punk Jazz, electronic|
|Label||Digital Hardcore Recordings (DHR)|
Human Distortion is an EP / MCD by 16-17, released in 1998 through Digital Hardcore Recordings (DHR).
Digital Hardcore Recordings (DHR) is a record label set up in 1994 by Alec Empire, Joel Amaretto and Pete Lawton. Most of the music is recorded in Berlin, though the label is based in London where the records are mastered and manufactured. The funds for setting up the label came from the payment which Atari Teenage Riot received for their aborted record deal with the major UK record label Phonogram Records.
All music composed by Alex Buess and Kevin Martin.
Alex Buess is a Swiss composer, saxophone player, producer and sound artist born in 1954 in Basel (CH).
The saxophone is a family of woodwind instruments. Saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Although most saxophones are made from brass, they are categorized as woodwind instruments, because sound is produced by an oscillating reed, traditionally made out of woody cane, rather than lips vibrating in a mouthpiece cup as with the brass instrument family. As with the other woodwinds, the pitch of the note being played is controlled by covering holes in the body tube to control the resonant frequency of the air column by changing the effective length of the tube.
Kevin Martin is a musician, record producer and journalist, often known under his recording alias The Bug from England, UK. Martin moved from Weymouth to London around 1990 and is now currently based in Berlin, Germany. He has been active for over two decades, in the genres of dub, jazzcore, industrial hip hop, dancehall, and dubstep.
AllMusic staff writer William York writes: "the Human Distortion EP, which appeared in 1998 on Alec Empire's Digital Hardcore label sounded like the work of a completely different band..."From the DHR production notes: "Noisy industrial tech-step before everyone else tried to copy the style. Outstanding release on DHR!"
AllMusic is an online music database. It catalogs more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks, as well as information on musical artists and bands. It launched in 1991, predating the World Wide Web.
|Europe||1998||Digital Hardcore Recordings (DHR)||EP||DHR 19|
|Europe||1998||Digital Hardcore Recordings (DHR)||CD||DHR MCD 19|
Atari Teenage Riot is a German band formed in Berlin in 1992. The name was taken from a Portuguese Joe song entitled "Teenage Riot" from the album Teen-age Riot, with the word 'Atari' added as an Atari ST computer was used to create compositions. Highly political, they fused anarchist, anti-fascist and anti-Nazi views with punk vocals and the newly emerging techno sound called digital hardcore, which is a term band member Alec Empire used as the name of his record label.
Hanin Elias is a Syrian German industrial/techno artist. She was a member of Atari Teenage Riot and is now a solo artist.
Alec Empire is a German experimental electronic musician who is best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage Riot, as well as a prolific and distinguished solo artist, producer and DJ. He has released many albums, EPs and singles, some under aliases, and remixed over seventy tracks for various artists including Björk. He was also the driving force behind the creation of the digital hardcore genre, and founded the record labels Digital Hardcore Recordings and Eat Your Heart Out.
Nic Endo is a Japanese-German-American noise musician who plays with the German digital hardcore group Atari Teenage Riot. The daughter of a Japanese mother and a German father, Endo was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, US.
Visions is the debut release of American metalcore band Atreyu. It is a seven-track EP and was released during 1999 although the exact release date is unknown, as no confirmation on the EP's release date has been made. It is suspected that the EP was sold at the band's local shows and, as a result, is currently very difficult to find. It was released through Die Trying Records, a Yorba Linda, California independent label. As heard on this EP, much of their earlier sound is influenced by hardcore punk music. Unlike every other Atreyu album, Brandon Saller does not sing on the album in addition to playing drums.
Mogwai are a Scottish post-rock band, formed in 1995 in Glasgow. The band consists of Stuart Braithwaite, Barry Burns, Dominic Aitchison, and Martin Bulloch (drums). The band typically compose lengthy guitar-based instrumental pieces that feature dynamic contrast, melodic bass guitar lines, and heavy use of distortion and effects.
Left Hand Path is the debut studio album by Swedish death metal band Entombed, released on 4 June 1990 by Earache Records.
Thaddeus "Thaddi" Herrmann is a German electronic musician, label owner as well as music and technology journalist.
Live CBGB's NYC 1998 is a live album by the German digital hardcore pioneer Alec Empire and the Japanese noise artist Merzbow. It was recorded on November 4, 1998, at the Digital Hardcore Festival at CBGB's in New York City and was released by Digital Hardcore Recordings in 2003.
Gina Vaporjieff D'Orio, is a producer, songwriter, and singer. She is the main former vocalist from German Digital Hardcore band EC8OR and member of Cobra Killer.
Rage E.P. is a release by Atari Teenage Riot. Although the title of the release is "Rage E.P.", it only contains versions of the song "Rage", so it is similar to a single. The CD versions are enhanced CDs which contain the single file of the music video "Too Dead For Me" in MPEG format. A 12" vinyl edition also exists.
Revolution Action E.P. is an extended play by the German digital hardcore group Atari Teenage Riot, released in 1999 on 12" vinyl and CD formats to promote the album 60 Second Wipe Out, where the title track originates. Two music videos were produced for the track, one of which was actually banned by MTV. "Revolution Action" was also the name of a tour and live various artist release titled Revolution Action Japan Tour 1999 EP.
Sonic Subjunkies was a German Digital Hardcore band based in Berlin, best known for releasing records on Digital Hardcore Recordings.
Under the Skin is the debut album of Ice, released in 1993 through Pathological Records.
16-17 was a band from Basel, Switzerland. Their music combined punk rock, hardcore punk, jazz and industrial music.
Daniel Buess was a Swiss drummer, percussion player and sound artist from Basel.
Gyatso is the final studio album by industrial punk jazz band 16-17, released on May 10, 1994 by Pathological Records and Big Cat Records, re-released by Savage Land 2008.