Wiener Process
Twenty-four hours drawn out over twenty-four compact discs, moments germinated inside a single algorithm and nurtured into being in a studio situated in his enchanting sounding Lodge for Utopian Science in View Park, California.
12/2015
STEPHEN FRUITMAN IGLOO MAG
Wiener Process
Minimalism is taken to a new height here ... the influence of modern classical music is very clear, but it's all curiously stretched out.
06/2015
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Wiener Process
Rubbish...you will hear nothing but different pitches of hisses and whirs that will drive you insane.
05/2015
blackaudio BLACKAUDIO
Wiener Process
Se avete avuto la pazienza di leggere e capire, fino a questo punto, allora possiamo brevemente descrivere brevemente questa esperienza che, nella storia della musica, difficilmente trova eguali.
...If you had the patience to read and understand, up to this point, then we can describe briefly this experience that, in music history, has hardly any equal.

03/2015
Riccardo Gorone CARNAGE NEWS
Wiener Process
It isn’t music in any conventional sense: it isn’t even really ambient or ambient industrial, and sounds more like an empty rehearsal room with the amps left on or radios out of tuning than anything else.
03/2015
Christopher Nosnibor WHISPERINANDHOLLERIN.COM
Wiener Process
There are only 24 boxes available, so act quick if you want one.
03/2015
SD DECODER
K5
Where else you will find an affiliation of the powers of Kurzweil and Synclavier machines with the concealed codes of freemasonry?
12/2014
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
Czerny School of Velocity
There is always a conceptual edge to his works, and sometimes it's hard to understand what that is.
09/2014
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Czerny School of Velocity
Mi piace Frank perché non so mai chi sia Frank...Questo a volte perché se vogliamo la vita come un film, non dobbiamo leggere il copione in anticipo
...I love Frank because I never know who is Frank...If we want life like a movie, we do not have to read the script in advance.

09/2014
Nicola Tenani SOUNDS BEHIND THE CORNER
K5
Mr Frank Rothkamm sails a similarly lone course through the uncharted digital oceans, the winds of concept and phone-numbers for long-since-disappeared tech-support departments filling his sails, scanning the horizons, hunting the great white midi monster.
09/2014
Ed Pinsent SOUND PROJECTOR
K5
La bellezza formale della sua musica, per chi apprezza l'elettronica, è sempre stato il suo marchio di fabbrica.
,,,The formal beauty of his music, for those who appreciate electronics, has always been his trademark.

11/2013
Ferruccio Filippi DARKROOM
stockmozarthausen - a space odyssey

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 50|10/18/2013
Germany's Oldest Music Paper Profiles Composer Frank Holger Rothkamm

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 49|9/8/2013
K5
Annegare nell’infinito senso d’Arte che inghiotte e restituisce nel tempo
...Drowning in the infinite sense of Art that swallows and returns in time ...

05/2013
Nicola Tenani SOUNDBEHINDTHECORNER
K5
une musique qui évoque celle des pionniers de l’électronique abstraite, de Brün à Xenakis.
... This music evokes the pioneers of abstract electronic music, from Brün to Xenakis.

04/2013
François Couture CLFX
K5
'Planet Of The Apes' film score - an art object disguised as a CDR.
04/2013
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
K5 as the Fifth State of Matter now in New York

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 48|3/24/2013
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Another recycled recording with break-beats galore and random genre orientation.
03/2013
Anonymous HEATHEN HARVEST
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Impressive stuff that sees Rothkamm rocking the dancefloor whilst packing tongue firmly in cheek.
03/2013
Chris Downton CYCLIC DEFROST
RENO
Feels like a joke I don’t quite “get”.
03/2013
Ed Pinsent SOUND PROJECTOR
Lecture/Performance : K5 as the Fifth State of Matter

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 47|1/29/2013
Moers Works
This disc - a great mystery...as in poltergeist activities
06/2012
Basilisk BASILISK - MUSICIAN. JOURNALIST. COLLECTOR.
RENO
La tracce scorrono senza impegno, coccolano gli amanti del genere con tutti i luoghi comuni ricorrenti
The tracks run without commitment, cuddling lovers of the genre with all the recurring clichés.

04/2012
Max Firinu DARKROOM
RENO
A smattering of retro jewels!
02/2012
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
K5
Love for older technologies
02/2012
Craig KZSU
RENO
We also don’t need to waste much time thinking about the coherence of an artist’s output; they should be free to betray their own routes without necessarily “explaining” a single work.
02/2012
AURELIO CIANCIOTTA NEURAL
RENO
Die CD ist also unweigerlich defekt.
...The CD is therefore inevitably defective.

02/2012
MM TERZ
Day Of Noise 2/12/2012

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 38|2/11/2012
RENO
d’une simplicité trompeuse certes, mais tout de même pas ma tasse de thé.
...It’s simplicity is deceiving of course – this IS Rothkamm – but it’s simply not my cup of tea.

01/2012
François Couture CLFX
RENO
l’ennesima punta piccante per un dischetto gioiello
...Another hot tip for a floppy piece of jewelry!

01/2012
Nicholas Tenan SOUNDS BEHIND THE CORNER
RENO
A very fine release - very slick house/techno music - produced excellently.
12/2011
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
RENO - The Skinny Lad And His Beefy House

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 37|12/4/2011
Amerika Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit of Sound
O Brother Rothkamm, Where Art Thou?
A mutely remarkable opus ... now dissonantly enigmatic, now coolly impertinent

09/2011
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
ALT
You could ask yourself if Herr Rothkamm looks like more the wittiest follower of Wilson’s modus operandi or shares the same metaphysical-logical vision by Leibnitz
09/2011
Vito Camarretta CHAIN D.L.K.
Tuning
Bionaut...DJ GLOVE...Talvin Singh
08/2011
NME NEW MUSIC EXPRESS
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Sound can facilitate a new engagement with the visual frame
07/2011
PRINTED MATTER
Mixtape Franka Rothkamma [Czech]

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 34|4/21/2011
Amerika
La metafora del cinema glorioso in bianco e nero, i due colori degli ottantotto tasti del pianoforte
...The metaphor of the film in glorious black and white, the colors of the eighty-two piano keys

03/2011
Nicola Tenani SOUNDBEHINDTHECORNER
Amerika
Super-disjointed, heady piano covers - I do find the level of control here to be quite remarkable.
02/2011
Michael Lutomski FOXY DIGITALIS
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
theory and practice overlap: - cinema not far removed from Deleuze's "The Movement-Image" and "The Time-Image"
01/2011
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL.IT
Amerika
More disjointed, academic piano wanderings (by) KZSU experimental favorite Frank Rothkamm
01/2011
Adam Pearson KZSU
Zahra Fugues
Lightly played but dense with notes
01/2011
Mason KZSU
Opus Spongebobicum
Modern classical, a definite recital-hall feel with grand fast tracks alongside creeping, academic slow ones.
01/2011
Wedge KZSU
Amerika Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
"Birth of Primary Cinema from the Spirit of Sound" and "Amerika" act as both theoretical critique and educational artifacts that should be included as core indicative texts in all film and sound design courses
12/2010
Roger Mills FURTHERNOISE
Ghost of New York
Rothkamm is a master alchemist, shaping the base metal of raw sounds into the gold of sparkling stories.
12/2010
S:M:J63 HEATHEN HARVEST
Amerika
N’est pas d’une écoute particulièrement agréable - tend vers la monotonie
...Not a particularly enjoyable listen - it tends toward the monotonous

10/2010
François Couture CFLX
Zahra Fugues
A half-dozen of cloned Keith Tippett-like gnomes fighting for a spot in the sun
09/2010
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Pas plus qu'on ne peut appréhender un noumène selon la philosophie kantienne...
...No more than we can apprehend a noumenon by Kantian philosophy...

09/2010
laurent diouf MUSIQUES & CULTURES DIGITALES
Amerika
But just what it is? That makes this CD not easy to digest.
09/2010
frans de waard VITAL WEEKLY
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
In the absurdist world within which Rothkamm works, this "supermodernist" art is nonetheless mesmerizing
- just plain fascinating.

08/2010
Crawford Philleo FOXY DIGITALIS
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Für seine akustische und optische Praxis ein Theoriegebäude in Höhe eines Wolkenkratzers vor uns auftürmt
... For his acoustic and optical praxis he erected in front of us a building of theory as high as a skyscraper

08/2010
Felix FREISTIL
just 3 organs
Nobody can make Rothkamm music but Rothkamm
08/2010
DaveX WDBX
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
polimorfico...visionario...bellissime
polymorphic...visionary...beautiful

08/2010
Nicola DARKROOM
Amerika
The deconstruction is radical...beyond recognition, brittle, somber, and as un-singable as a Boulez "Sonata" or a Stockhausen "Klavierstück"
08/2010
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
Antithesis Of YouTube On YouTube - AMERIKA Is Now A Motion Picture

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 32|8/1/2010
ALT
Fantastic effort, brimming with novel ideas and musical dexterity to spare
07/2010
Tom Sekowski GAZ-ETA
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Top()List May 2010
07/2010
Susanna Bolle RARE FREQUENCY
Amerika (2008-2010) Compact Disc (with 4to)

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 31|7/5/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Klingt anstrengend? Ist meditativ!
...Sounds exhausting? It's meditative!

06/2010
Tina Manske TITEL MAGAZINE
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
C’est confondant mais pas confus, éclectique mais pas déglingué - C’est diantrement bien pensé.
...It’s confusing though not confused, eclectic though not hectic - It’s darned well thought out.

06/2010
François Couture MONSIEUR DELIRE
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Ode envoûtante dédiée à la musique du monde figé
...Mesmerizing ode dedicated to the music of a frozen world

05/2010
Pierre Cecile LE SON DU GRISLI
Ghost of New York
Puzzling release of rather queasy and bewildering electronic music!
05/2010
Ed Pinsent SOUND PROJECTOR
Ghost of New York
Bears little resemblance to anything musical - random synth beeps and blips and whirrs
05/2010
Sven Klippel MUSIQUE MACHINE
Ghost of New York
Spectral and detailed study - "electronic voices" used to metaphonic phenomena
05/2010
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
ALT
Austerely efficient - plainly stunning
05/2010
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Hardly a movie - Very hard to understand
05/2010
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Birth of Primary Cinema from the Spirit of Sound

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 30|5/4/2010
ALT
Un album hors du temps pour s’inscrire dans le paysage électronique classique (de ceux qu’on étudiera dans les conservatoires)
... A timeless album to enroll in the electronic landscape of classics (those that get studied in conservatories)

04/2010
Maxence, MUSICAREACTION
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Top 25 - Faves Flaves 2009
03/2010
Bart Plantenga WRECK THIS MESS
Zahra Fugues
Frank's consistently high standard, precision of exploration and variety of media are prodigious
03/2010
Chris Culter RER
ALT Zahra Fugues
Rothkamm e matto - un outsider di questa fatta - dischi sono fatti bene e funzionano
... Rothkamm is nuts - an "outsider" of this sort - discs are done well and work

03/2010
s.i.b. BLOW UP
ALT
A series of precise, computerized statements, each seemingly complete in and of themselves.
03/2010
Mike Wood FOXY DIGITALIS
ALT
A particularly refined record - rooted in the early Kosmische scene
03/2010
themilkman THEMILKFACTORY
Zahra Fugues
Crafting his counterpoint-fuelled missives as effortlessly as most people walk down the street!
02/2010
Bryon Hayes EXCLAIM!
Zahra Fugues
Totalmente acustica il germanico genio di Rothkamm ci sorride conquistandoci!
... Entirely acoustic genius of the Germanic Rothkamm winning smiles!

02/2010
Nicola Tenani DARKROOM
ALT
Personal and timeless - Excellent new compilation from German sound art legend Rothkamm
02/2010
Niels Mark EARLABS
ALT
Extremely prolific - True essence.
02/2010
Bryon Hayes EXCLAIM!
ALT
Discover novel fields of perception
02/2010
Olivier Lehoux SOLÉNOPOLE
Ghost of New York
Obsessive attention to detail
02/2010
Willsk LEICESTER BANGS
Ghost of New York
retrò simili ai rumori di un vecchio videogioco impazzito - privo di qualsivoglia atmosfera - nonché poco comunicativo
...retro sounds of an old video game crazy - devoid of any atmosphere - uncommunicative

02/2010
Michele Viali DARKROOM
ALT
Quasi geniale... se non fossero algoritmi partoriti da un computer!
... Almost brilliant ... algorithms if they were not born to a computer!

01/2010
Francesca Odilia Bellino ALL ABOUT JAZZ
Zahra Fugues
In ihrer Vielfalt und Klangbreite, Virtuosität und Nonchalance sind die 26 kleinen Fugen ein großes Stück Musik.
...In their diversity and scope, virtuosity and carefreeness the 26 small fugues are a big piece of music.

01/2010
Volkmar Mantei RAGGAZZI
ALT
Von überzeugender handwerklicher Qualität
... Made with convincing craftsmanship.

01/2010
Heinrich Deisl SKUG
Ghost of New York
Top Notch Records 2009
01/2010
Per Svensson SOUNDOFMUSIC
Frank Genius is Star Struck
He result is a sound that confusing which needs to be choreographed true
01/2010
Nicola Tenani DARKROOM
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Top 12 - Best Happy Neat-O List of 2009
01/2010
Dave X WDBX
ALT
It is not only abstraction but also trivial pleasure.
01/2010
Steffen Greiner ECHOES-ONLINE.COM
ALT
Rothkamm has achieved the ideal: Enabling the listeners to understand and enjoy at the same time.
12/2009
Fred M. Wheeler TOKAFI
ALT
este un disco cuyo componente armónico se sitúa por encima de cualquier otra consideración
... a disc whose harmonic component is above any other consideration

12/2009
Zigor Cavero SPINNER
ALT
Spare, beautiful and spacious
12/2009
Guillermo Escudero LOOP
ALT
If you are a stinking hippy fuck you need this CD
12/2009
Alexander Dreyhaupt ELECTRIC ECLECTIC
ALT
Late night listening album. Nice one. Again.
12/2009
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
ALT
un programma di pseudo-filosofia ergonomica
12/2009
Michele Saran ONDA ROCK
ALT
Pervaded by a dark force that seeks to emerge
12/2009
liquid ELECTRONIQUE
ALT
This wonderful album, claiming to love many listeners.
12/2009
maeror3 MAEROR3
Ghost of New York
Clichéd - Sterile - Been done so often before
12/2009
Steve Mecca CHAIN D.L.K
Zahra Fugues
Classique en surface, beaucoup plus schizophrénique en profondeur
... Superficially classical, and a lot more schizophrenic when you dig deeper.

12/2009
Francois Couture CFLX
Zahra Fugues
It's excellent music to wake up with.
12/2009
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
ALT
2009 Demanding Music Top 30
12/2009
Francois Couture CFLX
Zahra Fugues
Da ist einer, der von sich sagen könnte, dass die Musik sich niedersetzt auf seinen Fuß und ihm aus der Hand frisst.
... This is someone who could say that music lies down at his feet and eats out of his hand.

12/2009
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
Ghost of New York
Every so often, the music must crash and start anew
12/2009
Shannon Smith FOXY DIGITALIS
ALT
np: Rothkamm, ALT -- quite surprising, all over the place, and very good
12/2009
Susanna Bolle RARE FREQUENCY
ALT
Wonderfully pleasant exciting, with rich harmonics and filtering processes very beautiful sound synthesizer
12/2009
multipara DE:BUG
ALT
Amazingly beautiful and febrile
12/2009
Fabrice Vanoverberg LE SON DU GRISLI
Ghost of New York
Hymn to the insufficient definition of a liquefied polymorphism - most evident exemplifications of a street man's failure to realize that Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Si is not the centre of the cosmos.
12/2009
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
Ghost of New York
Excellent - Rewards and supports immersive as well as casual listening.
12/2009
Chris Cutler RER
ALT
Rothkamm’s most accessible record yet - soft and melodic, very pretty.
11/2009
Francois Couture CFLX
ALT
Mysterious philosopher - Sound design environments for our soul - ambient existentialist!
11/2009
Frederick Spadavecchia FREQUENCIES.IT
Zahra Fugues : The True Art and The Compact Disc

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 28|11/22/2009
ALT
This album conceptually is quite different to most other 'ambient/electronic' albums - based around the beautiful old-fashioned sounds of analog synths
11/2009
Peter van Cooten AMBIENTBLOG
Ghost of New York
Works from the analogue synthesizer, that depict quite well the hectic of the city
11/2009
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Ghost of New York
Mixes in serious electronic research, absurdism, and dadaism with unequaled gusto - Marvelously destabilizing!
10/2009
Francois Couture CFLX
4 Things For The End : Vibrofiles, Furthernoise, ALT and TETRALOGY

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 27|10/30/2009
Ghost of New York : Radio Transmission

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 26|10/10/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Impolitic and punctilious at once, gifted with the classic ironic touch that this artist is renowned for!
07/2009
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
Frank Genius is Star Struck Opus Spongebobicum
His output is prolific, varied and always delivered with an unceasing attention to detail, precision and humour.
07/2009
Roger Mills FURTHERNOISE
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Closer in spirit to John Oswald's plunderphonics!
07/2009
Paul Simpson FOXY DIGITALIS
Frank Genius is Star Struck
One wonders if there's anything original to the artist!
06/2009
John Gore CHAIN D.L.K.
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Artificial intelligence probably needs for relaxation - remember The Residents attitude!
06/2009
Dmitry Vasilyev IEM
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Sempre sul crinale tra genio e bluff - si clona di tutto e di più!
. . . Always on the edge between genius and bluff - he clones anything!

06/2009
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
Frank Genius is Star Struck Opus Spongebobicum just 3 organs
Kdo by to do klavíristy ? Frank Rothkamm, matematické operace, houba a smecka bastardu!
. . . Who would have said to the pianist? Frank Rothkamm, mathematical operations, and sponge pack bastards!

05/2009
Petr Ferenc A2
Frank Genius is Star Struck
En bitsk kommentar till allt det allvar som omger den experimentella elektronik och konstscen!
. . . A snappy comment on all the seriousness surrounding experimental electronics and art!

04/2009
Thomas Millroth SOUNDOFMUSIC.NU
Opus Spongebobicum
"Hit single" feel, using rock techniques for an Elton John effect. - You wouldn’t know anything was up were it not for variations like the fourth one.
04/2009
Wedge MEMORY SELECT: AVANT-JAZZ RADIO
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Genial, wahrhaftig! - Einer der begabtesten Sampler der Musikgeschichte!
. . . Genius, indeed! - One of the most gifted sample artist in music history!

04/2009
Tina Manske TITEL MAGAZINE
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Thought I’d let you know– Frank Rothkamm’s “Genius Is Star Struck” will be making my Best of 2009 list.
. . . Better grab it now!

03/2009
Dave X WDBX
Frank Genius is Star Struck
You must hear the new frank rothkamm album frank genius is star struck
. . . He's left esoteric electronic bits for pop!

03/2009
Tim Ritchie ABC RADIO NATIONAL SOUND QUALITY
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Been there, heard that - Conceptual sound art and a million samples!
03/2009
SEAN 0 & MARINA A ORGAN
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Frank Rothkamm is Frank Genius - He never seems to do the same thing twice!
03/2009
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Avant-garde disco and sample music
. . . leaving it deliberately unclear as to where the joke leaves off and the conceptual art begins!

03/2009
Ed Pinsent THE SOUND PROJECTOR
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Laughed out loud - I dearly love humor in music!
03/2009
Canary Burton WOMR
Flux Records announces the release of Frank Rothkamm's Frank Genius is Star Struck

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 25|3/3/2009
opus spongebobicum
A breath of fresh air and not at all out of place in an indie world. It could easily be played/listened to right next to something by Stereolab or Sonic Youth.
12/2008
Blond Adonis HEATHEN HARVEST
opus spongebobicum
New classicality reworked for contemporary habits.
11/2008
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
opus spongebobicum
A beautiful enigma
10/2008
Chris Cutler RER
Opus Spongebobicum - The how and the why of the composition and recording

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 24|10/11/2008
opus spongebobicum
First and last, Rothkamm is an excellent pianist who takes his comedy seriously.
10/2008
Stephen Fruitman SONOMU
opus spongebobicum
The concept alone is inspired - 10/10!
09/2008
John Cavanagh FOXY DIGITALIS
just 3 organs
The sheer inventiveness and deranged humour that Rothkamm threads throughout the album endears it from first listen!
09/2008
Roger Mills FURTHERNOISE
opus spongebobicum
A one-of-a-kind system for escaping expectations by utilizing refashioned past conceptions converted into a string of unquiet considerations.
09/2008
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
opus spongebobicum
Demanding and exquisite quality - Demonstrates compositional depth
09/2008
Volker Mattei RAGAZZI
Opus Spongebobicum
Absolutely spontaneous and intense momentum which is impossible escape
08/2008
Roberto Alessandro Filippozzi DARKROOM
The French Guide to the electronic music of ROTHKAMM (MP3+PDF)

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 23|8/1/2008
opus spongebobicum
One of the great talents of our time
07/2008
Dave X WDBX
opus spongebobicum
19th century piece of classical music with some 'strange' elements thrown in - nice to hear!
07/2008
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
opus spongebobicum
domo arigoto Mr. Sponge
07/2008
Yukari Hayashida PUFFIN PRESS
just 3 organs
These retro-sounding microtonal works feature three Yamaha organs tuned 33 cents apart.
07/2008
Gino Robair ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN
Electronic Musician's Soundtracks of the Month are Frank - Zappa + Rothkamm

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 22|7/14/2008
just 3 organs
Very organised - Good for the ear
05/2008
Chris Cutler RER
just 3 organs
Synthetic feelings - Schizoid polyphonies - Appreciably hybrid electronica
05/2008
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
just 3 organs
Enigmatically unpigeonholeable. Is this an allusion to Steve Reich “Four Organs”? Is three really the perfect number?
05/2008
MASSIMO RICCI TOUCHING EXTREMES
just 3 organs
Charmingly eccentric - Endearingly retro - in a unsettling, Luminescent glow.
04/2008
Susanna Bolle WZBC
just 3 organs
Limits of madness stained by a touch of genius!
04/2008
Michele Viali DARKROOM
just 3 organs
Masterfully-rendered work - Compelling album filled with odd shapes, bold movement, and a wide range of unusual technique
04/2008
Dave X WDBX
just 3 organs
Very skillfully achieved - Isao Tomita dropped into a “Saucerful of Secrets” Pink Floyd session - Clearly not a po-faced beard stroker!
04/2008
John Cavanagh FOXY DIGITALIS
just 3 organs
Blippy to droney, but all very creepy (tri-tones do that)
04/2008
Your Imaginary Friend KZSU
just 3 organs
I tried playing it on my turntable but it sounded like all my other CDs
04/2008
ken montgomery ART IS THROWING MONEY OUT THE WINDOW
just 3 organs
At times it's highly challenging and experimental - At times it's simply beautiful and emotional.
04/2008
Eric Besnard BASKARU
just 3 organs
A hypernumerally-obsessed series of mind-bending compositions frightening not only for their mathematical bent, but the strikingly natural way Rothkamm approaches this sort of layering.
03/2008
Dave X WDBX
just 3 organs
Pretty esoteric - music unlike anything else - a fun ride
03/2008
empty j HEATHEN HARVEST
just 3 organs
Rothkamm plays it like a modern classic master
03/2008
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
FB03
Extremely post post-modern - It is an experience to sift through the composer's account of what it all means
03/2008
Maccormick AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE
opus spongebobicum
If anyone considers this a work of genius then they are very silly indeed.
03/2008
Dominy Clements MUSICWEB
NEW: "just 3 organs" (2003-2008) The Story + The Album

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 21|3/3/2008
LAX
High-end, top-of-the line intricacy and fabulous beauty - Brilliant
02/2008
Ingvar Loco Nordin SONOLOCO
LAX
Brilliant conceptual posthumous soundtrack
02/2008
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
LAX
BEST OF 2007 - Sounding like it was the long lost soundtrack to Brazil the movie and as if it has been produced in a dusty particle accelerator filled with Gummi Bears.
02/2008
bart plantenga WRECK THIS MESS
LAX
Beyond the bleepy computer music - There's a very human element laced around the 0s and 1s
02/2008
S:M:J63 HEATHEN HARVEST
LAX
Analog sounds and computerized detritus - Tasty as juicy fruits
02/2008
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
LAX
Rothkamm is a man of concepts, and a man to change his music
02/2008
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
LAX
Instead of building monuments to the negative balance sheets of the 20th century, he bets on the synaesthetic and synergistic effects of sound + text, presumption of senselessness and sophistication.
02/2008
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
LAX
A real infectious release
02/2008
DaveX WDBX
FB03
A gem
02/2008
chris cutler RER
FB03
this is everything you want music to be
02/2008
SEAN 0 & MARINA A ORGAN
FB03
Fierce intelligence - coupled with that sense of humour
02/2008
S:M:J63 HEATHEN HARVEST
FB01 FB02 FB03
It is all about to actually live utopia - a fantastic-futuristic tuning and atmosphere
02/2008
Joker Nies SOUND & RECORDING
LAX
If you dig [ Stockhausen's ] Hymnen, you'll dig LAX
02/2008
Steve Hicken SEQUENZA21
Portrait Rothkamm - a mini-feature in Sound + Recording magazine [German]

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 19|12/24/2007
Moers Works
The most ornery, determined, punchy, and stolid analogue tape work ever to have been set down in the name of electro-acoustic music.
11/2007
Ed Pinsent THE SOUND PROJECTOR
Frank Rothkamm makes the cover of London's Sound Projector magazine

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 17|11/7/2007
Moers Works
Ein Moerser in New York - Die Klone komponieren mit
11/2007
Karl Daniel NRZ
LAX
Rothkamm’s skill is undeniable, but little here is truly memorable;
10/2007
darren bergstein E|I
Frank Rothkamm Loses Vintage Musical Equipment In Witch Fire

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 15|10/7/2007
FB03 - The Critique of the Critique - Clash of European Ideologies

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 14|9/23/2007
Moers Works
Between tape collage, free-form ambient noise and chamber music
09/2007
MECHANOISE LABS
FB03
Highly entertaining - frolicking in forgotten futures - with nods aplenty to Stockhausen
09/2007
David Stubbs THE WIRE
FB03
The only set of CD notes with a glossary
09/2007
Jay Batzner SEQUENZA21
FB03
There’s no comparison...
09/2007
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
LAX
Something different - strange and odd
08/2007
PR DARK LILITH PROJECT
FB03
Self-constrained yet total-freedom-enabling
08/2007
Marc Urselli-Schaerer CHAIN D.L.K.
FB03
Extraordinary representative of the "cosmic"
08/2007
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
FB03
Soundtrack eines düsteren Science-Fiction Films
08/2007
Volkmar Mantei RAGGAZZI
FB03
Intricacy and otherworldliness
08/2007
DaveX WDBX
FB03
Auflehnung gegen Eitelkeiten im Sinne von Vergänglichkeit
08/2007
Bodo Stock
FB03
Caveman electronics at its best!
07/2007
Chuck Bettis DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY
FB03
Unique...
07/2007
Canary Burton WOMR
Moers Works
Genius - classics in post-industrial
07/2007
Prenna Unsane HEATHEN HARVEST
FB03
A fine album, again...
07/2007
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
FB03
mmmm deep.....
07/2007
Yukari Hayashida PUFFIN PRESS
just 3 organs
just weird tones wobbling - wacky and out-dated
07/2007
Joel Hedrick CYCLIC DEFROST
FB03 and The 400 - The Finale of Rothkamm's Machine Trilogy Launches as an Social Art Event

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 8|7/4/2007
FB02
Electronic and pop favorites from 2006
06/2007
David Hartunian THE TARTAN (CARNEGIE MELLON'S STUDENT NEWSPAPER)
FB01 FB02 Moers Works
Life, technology, and quasimystical principles of a philosopher-cum-musician
06/2007
Adam Blyweiss E|I
Moers Works
Intrinsic qualities of its lo-fi creation
05/2007
eskaton CHAIN D.L.K.
LAX
The musical language seems to be absolutely alienated, but the intensity of its constructions is exceptionally high.
05/2007
Dmitry Vasilyev MONOCHROME VISION
FB03
Electronic impressionism decorated with elements of serial music
05/2007
Dmitry Vasilyev MONOCHROME VISION
Moers Works
Transcendental organicity - Vision so clear even at that tender age
04/2007
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
Moers Works
Temperamentvollen Maximalisten - Genial(...)
04/2007
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
just 3 organs
A soundtrack - under the influence of some heavy narcotics
04/2007
John Berry MUSICEMISSIONS
Ein Moerser in New York [German]

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 35|4/23/2007
Moers Works
Fully-formed album - Cues from 60s/70s electronic - Amazing collection
04/2007
Matt McKeogh OUTERSPACEGAMELAN
Moers Works
Short and witty - highly plunderphonic
03/2007
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Moers Works
Vintage voola - Bound to be a goodie!
03/2007
Ed Pinsent THE SOUND PROJECTOR
Rothkamm - Astronaut vnitøního vesmíru article appears in His Voice [Czech]

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 18|1/24/2007
FB02
Futuristic Bugs Bunny cartoon
01/2007
eskaton CHAIN D.L.K.
OUT NOW: Moers Works (1982-1984) Compact Disc

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 16|1/7/2007
FB02
One of the most interesting musicians of our time
12/2006
Dmitry Vasilyev (I.E.M.) MONOCHROME VISION
FB02
Between astro-lounge and the utterances of a space capsule
12/2006
Bart Plantenga WRECK THIS MESS
FB02
Highly evocative of an interstellar medium
11/2006
Matt Howarth SONIC CURIOSITY
FB02
The sensation is incredible
11/2006
Coltraz SONHORS
FB02
Catapulted by a pinball wizard through multiplex space architectures
10/2006
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
FB02
A glittering drizzle of tinkles and swells
09/2006
Randy Nordschow NEW MUSIC BOX
FB02
Careful, intricate and sensitive - A rare thing
09/2006
Chris Cutler RER
Between Heaven and Earth 9/22/06 LES Rooftop Event FB02

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 7|9/14/2006
FB01
blippy, soul and ambient trippiness
09/2006
Your Imaginary Friend KZSU
FB02
Sudden private discovery of a new dimension, in the middle of the living room
09/2006
Volkmar Mantei RAGAZZI
FB02
Impressive multicolour shapes - could work wonders for pillheads
08/2006
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
FB02
Great ! delicate and subtil micro-tones - very clear realisation
08/2006
Jean-Claude ELOY ELOYJEANCLAUDE.ORG
FB02
Warm blips and tones. very addictive.
08/2006
Ed Blake CJSF
FB02
Challenging listen - Fascinating treasures
08/2006
DaveX WDBX
FB02
Highly mathematical music - That's certainly the way to do it!
08/2006
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
TRIPHONY Explained In New Edition of ROTHKAMM 'FB02'

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 1|8/3/2006
Electronic Live Premiere Under The Stars - ROTHKAMM 'FB02 - Astronaut of Inner Space'

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 12|6/29/2006
FB01
austerity gets balanced by a unique and sympathetic kinky-calculated foolishness
06/2006
bleed DE:BUG
FB01
extremely listenable - extremely convincing
06/2006
Chris Cutler RER
FB01
his ideas, his sounds – his music: relentless richness of expression and modulation that you wouldn’t think possible.
05/2006
Ingvar Loco Nordin SONOLOCO
FB01
a true worship with the machines or rather with the instructions that they can be led to carry out
05/2006
Coltraz SONHORS
FB01
highly cerebral - just listen in sheer amazement
05/2006
Guy Montag KFJC
FB01
It's certainly great music
05/2006
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
FB01
astonishing variety of unusual geometries and movements in the aural space
05/2006
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
FB01
computer sysex blah blah
05/2006
Keith Fullerton Whitman MIMAROGLU
FB01
truly unique digital music, sapping with an air of sci-fi
05/2006
Randy Nordschow NEW MUSIC BOX
FB01
really great and very different than anything i have heard
05/2006
Max Mathews MARMAX
FB01
Stockhausen might have had such an abundance of sounds in mind when coming back from Paris
05/2006
Gottfried Michael Koenig INSTITUUT VOOR SONOLOGIE
FB01
very starkly beautiful, unique yet connected to the tradition of classic(al) electronic music
05/2006
John Kannenberg STASISFIELD
3 times for 3 time-zones - net-deployed live electronic music

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 13|3/3/2005
16 hour on-line party to release the compact disc "FB01"

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 11|1/30/2005
Electronic Music Live From New York - ONE day THREE concerts

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 10|12/14/2004
Rothkamm.com Launches as a Case Study House

Flux Records Public Document Format No. 9|10/10/2004
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
speaking through water
01/2000
David Cotner VITAL WEEKLY
Planet Genius
high energy, percussion oriented, shifting techno-edge sculpture
04/1998
Kim Alexander LAST SIGH
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
unique piece of experimental electronica integrating natural sound and those manipulated by man and machines
04/1998
Kim Alexander LAST SIGH
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
artfully blend droning electronics with other sound effects
04/1998
David J Opdyke AMBITRANCE
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
electronic and organic sounds that blend together perfectly... it was an unique experience
03/1998
Jean-Francois Fecteau LE VESTIBULE
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
better ambient releases
02/1998
terre thaemlitz COMATONSE
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
powerfully relaxing and mentally stimulating
01/1998
Andrew Magilow SPENDID
Tuning
For adventurous DJ's an exiting record
03/1997
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
Tuning
I rather enjoy the piece as a dj's tool
03/1997
Deftly-D W.J.U.L.
Tuning
the more interesting vinyl artifacts
03/1997
Douglas Wolk CMJ
Tuning
completely defies description
03/1997
Ian D. Elliott SQUELSH
Tuning
sheer perversity factor
03/1997
Rob Young WIRE
Planet Genius
traditional techno attributes, but with dramatically different timbres and intriguing arrangements
08/1995
M. Mahan ALTERNATIVE PRESS
Planet Genius
signifies the birth of a new genre of music
03/1995
Paul Jarvis UK-DANCE, IDM
Planet Genius
the work of true mastermind
03/1995
Elliott Smith INDEPENDENT MUSIC REVIEW
Planet Genius
Malcolm Mc Laren should give this a listen
03/1995
Bruce Hollihan KPFK LOS ANGELES
Planet Genius
spiralling samples and mutant beats 'n' bleeps
03/1995
Greg Clow FEEDBACK MONITOR
Planet Genius
breaks through the many barriers electronic dance music is restricted by
03/1995
John C Avery II DJTRAXX
Planet Genius
lovely unique package, produced in a limited, numbered edition like fine art multiples.
03/1995
M. Sullivan OPTION
Planet Genius
never bowing to artistic tunnel vision
03/1995
Cosey Fanni-Tutti CTI
Planet Genius
a la Phil Glass: "is there a progression here that I'm missing?"
01/1995
Jeff Davis HYPERREAL



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