Mistress Recordings welcomes Anthony Rother, one of electronic music’s most prolific producers. For more than 25 years, the legendary producer from Offenbach, Germany aggregated a vast musical canon that reflects his unique career as a sound researcher exploring the aesthetics far beyond the boundaries of electro, techno and pop music.
MISTRESS 12.5 is re-release of Anthony Rother’s Datapunk classic "Back Home" and new versions under the name "The World Needs You" that comes with vocal-centered interpretations, a never-ending acapella loop and two club edits by DVS1.
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"A few years ago, I consciously stopped buying digital music and focussed on producing music specifically for my DJ sets. I never needed to worry about whether I can release it, and that is the spirit in which those tracks on Mistress came into being. Till this day the creative process of making music is an essential part of my daily life. I am exploring and do understand the outside world through the creation of my music. A synthesizer sound or a drum machine beat seems to function as an abstract translator of my inner world and vice versa.
Composing tracks or jamming in the studio is a necessity for me; it’s my life energy. Music speaks to and for me. I think this I share with DVS1 as we both dedicated our lives to this music and scene. For us, the music captures a moment in time as we convert emotions through sound. So writing music, programming sounds with synthesizers or telling a story through mixing records is our key to the universe."
It's proto-electro! In 1997 - after a decade or more of searching I found (with a lot of assistance): "Sex With The Machines". I actually bought it the day it was released in my country. This? It is as good. 3l3ctro C0mmand0! resurface