Rush Hour precede the release of a Gerd Janson curated compilation of "ambient not ambient" music entitled Musik For Autobahns with a limited one sided 12" pressing of "Erkki", Ame's contribution. Described as a successor to Computer Incarnations For World Peace, the Sonar Kollektiv compilation Janson curated with Jazzanova back in 2007, the forthcoming eight track compilation features all new productions Move D, Tom Trago, Tensnake, Roman Flugel, Motor City Drum Ensemble and more, with the musical focus on industrial and kraut leaning material. "Erkki" is a good primer for what to expect, described by the label as Ame's "modular slambient concept" and sees Kristian Beyer and Frank Wiedemann draw out an infinite procession of warm, experimental loops over a stuttering cosmiche groove. The results are charmingly esoteric and bode well for how the full compilation will sound.
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