Berlin’s own pianist and music producer Schlindwein is one of the upcoming stars in contemporary electronic music. With a classical background and experience from working on major TV series, he blends acoustic and electronic elements to create a lush atmosphere that transcends different genres. His acclaimed debut LP ‘Piano and Electronic Ensemble Op.1’ placed him at the forefront of a new generation of electronica creators, receiving over 2.5 million streams in its first year. Exciting projects await as Schlindwein takes his unique sound forward into new directions.
The latest album from German-born Schlindwein, “Ein Elektronisches Requiem”, is a stunning collection of contemporary music that blends ambient and cinematic styles for an easy-listening but ultimately entrancing experience. This Berlin based producer combines different influences on the soundscape he creates – both in its electronic textures, as well as its moods of reflection – but this album finds Schlindwein stretching further still. The theme to the album revolves around the temporariness of life and encourages the listener to reflect on their legacy; however, it does so with a relaxed air that makes it easily accessible.
Sonically, Schlindwein’s “Ein Elektronisches Requiem” is a work of carefully-crafted ambient electronica. With each sound carefully laid out, no moment feels rushed but rather envelops you in the tranquil and comforting atmosphere that the artist has created. Layers of soothing synths and refreshingly mellow beats compose expansive soundscapes; immersive drones send your mind into mesmerizing reverie, or take you on a journey through dreamy atmospherics.
The 13 piece release evokes feelings of solitude, contemplativeness, and openness, as well as simplicity, peace and relaxation ‘Ein Elektronisches Requiem’ brings you on a meditative journey that captures the essence of beauty with passion and poise. Each track slowly evolves bringing its own texture to the overall experience while introducing an air of organic richness to the digital handiwork tech-based along the way.
While some compositions can be minimalistic enough for a relaxed and reflective session at home or office environment, others might provide enough energy for a chill-out dancefloor or outdoor setting. Ultimately it’s Schlindwein’s impressive array of sounds which keeps you locked in for longer listening sessions; his music draws back revealing subtle hints about itself after every listen without losing its initial charm.
Overall, Schlindwein’s new album provides a wonderful reminder of life’s fleeting nature as well as reminding us all of what we stand to leave behind when we are gone. With its expansive soundscape and delightful emotions portrayed through his use of instruments both old and new, this album truly manages to capture something magical in a way few producers do. “Ein Elektronisches Requiem” is definitely worth investing some time into – it will be sure to reward those willing to explore its depths!