Alex Stolze (Co-founder of techno label Krakatau Records, and Solo Collective member) has shared his new video for the track ‘New’ watch it below. Performing with his unique, custom-made five-string electro-acoustic violin, Alex works in musical distinctions, merging violin-based-textures with electronic beat-and-noise production. Its lifted from his new album ‘Outermost Edge’, released 16th March 2018 on Nonostar Records.
Having received critical acclaim for his work with electronica acts Bodi Bill and Unmap, and having toured the world with experimental avant jazz trio Dictaphone, last year’s mini-album ‘Mankind Animal’ caused a stir on the underground and with the release of his first full-length album imminent, he is ready to further establish his reputation as a truly groundbreaking instrumentalist and producer.
Co-founder of the now legendary techno label Krakatau Records, German composer Alex Stolze moves effortlessly between the modern classical and electronic worlds with new album ‘Outermost Edge’. Performing with his unique, custom-made five-string electro-acoustic violin, Alex works in musical distinctions, merging violin-based-textures with electronic beat-and-noise production.Alex recently released music under the title Solo Collective, a new ensemble comprised of Anne Müller (cello), British pianist and producer Sebastian Reynolds and Alex on violin. Conceptually, the trio present themselves as a rotating cast of three soloists who take turns in the spotlight, with the other two providing supporting roles. The three then made their debut performances at sold out concerts in Berlin and Hannover in February 2017, and released ‘Solo Collective Part One’ on Nonostar Records in November.
With further solo shows planned across Europe (including the UK) in 2018, it seems like now is a good time for such a virtuosic talent to share the fruit of his years of experimenting with the wider world.