Garden of Secrets + Remixes Electronics, Ambient adamned.age Welcome the multi-talented artist Hanne Adam to the site. Currently residing in Berlin after moving there from her hometown in Hamburg, she has been involved in the arts since a very young age. Learning to play the piano, the guitar, and drums at an early age, she would begin to perform in bands as the drummer, only to start teaching exactly how to play them even later down the line. After various solo-recordings in the 90's on an 8-track, '96 saw her first mix of electronic sounds and digital based music with her vocals to create downtempo trip-hop music. Leading her musical career as a basis, these sounds would set the overall tone for her career. But, recently, she went through a sort of shift in sounds, leading her to come across more electronica/IDM flavored songs, as well as experimental and ambient music. And, one of the projects that rose from those operations would be .Perhaps this is one of her most inspirational works, as she has been quoted as saying this on the project: "To me music is a kind of language for feelings and a replacement of words that I can?t speak out in any other way. I didn?t find any words for some events in my life for such a long time and music was the only way to communicate them. It kept me holding on to life..." Anyway, Garden of Secrets + Remixes is her latest release that was just release about a week ago, and it's purpose is quite charitable. All profits of this release, courtesy of CRL Studios, will be donated to Don Hill (Millipede), who currently suffers from cancer. If you're looking for a way to gain good karma, you can do no further than by donating here. And, hey, you get pretty decent music, as well. This release, as you can guess by its title, features the original song Garden of Secrets alongside six other remixes done by various artists. The very first song is an amalgamation of acoustic sounds mixed with vibrant electronics. It's honestly a little hard to get into upon first listen, as a lot of the sounds just come off as discombobulated. However, getting through the song after a few listens, you'll find yourself enjoying it. Plus, the vocals rendered on the album are very well played out. So, keep that in mind. And then comes in the remixes. Errisoma shifts the vocals to become more whisper like, instilling a new form of beauty to the song while upping the ambient sounds within. Of course, the scratchy sounds also play a good role within this one. HerrB. strikes next, adding in more IDM flavored sounds, but lessening the ambient sounds found within so the various bleeps and bloops found within stick out a lot more. Millipede also shows dedication to his own cause by coming out and delivering a remix. For much of the song, a more minimal approach is heralded, and even when guitar sounds are brought in later on, it still maintains a certain level of simplicity. Right after, adamned.age gives off a new rendition of her original song, adding in a lot more bass and glitchier elements. I loved this version a lot more than the original. HerrB. comes in again for a second remix, this time feeding up the background noise, and crafting a slightly heavier song. The final mix, done by Nulix homed in on the acoustic elements as the main focus, and added in digital backing vocals. This artist certainly has a different sound from others, at least from what this single has shown me. But, if anything, this release has ushered me to go check out her other releases and chill out to these fine tunes. I think you should do the same, but to each their own. 4
Brutal Resonance

adamned.age - Garden of Secrets + Remixes

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2015 by CRL Studios
Welcome the multi-talented artist Hanne Adam to the site. Currently residing in Berlin after moving there from her hometown in Hamburg, she has been involved in the arts since a very young age. Learning to play the piano, the guitar, and drums at an early age, she would begin to perform in bands as the drummer, only to start teaching exactly how to play them even later down the line.

After various solo-recordings in the 90's on an 8-track, '96 saw her first mix of electronic sounds and digital based music with her vocals to create downtempo trip-hop music. Leading her musical career as a basis, these sounds would set the overall tone for her career. But, recently, she went through a sort of shift in sounds, leading her to come across more electronica/IDM flavored songs, as well as experimental and ambient music.

And, one of the projects that rose from those operations would be .Perhaps this is one of her most inspirational works, as she has been quoted as saying this on the project:

"To me music is a kind of language for feelings and a replacement of words that I can?t speak out in any other way. I didn?t find any words for some events in my life for such a long time and music was the only way to communicate them. It kept me holding on to life..."

Anyway, Garden of Secrets + Remixes is her latest release that was just release about a week ago, and it's purpose is quite charitable. All profits of this release, courtesy of CRL Studios, will be donated to Don Hill (Millipede), who currently suffers from cancer. If you're looking for a way to gain good karma, you can do no further than by donating here. And, hey, you get pretty decent music, as well.

This release, as you can guess by its title, features the original song Garden of Secrets alongside six other remixes done by various artists. The very first song is an amalgamation of acoustic sounds mixed with vibrant electronics. It's honestly a little hard to get into upon first listen, as a lot of the sounds just come off as discombobulated. However, getting through the song after a few listens, you'll find yourself enjoying it. Plus, the vocals rendered on the album are very well played out. So, keep that in mind.

And then comes in the remixes. Errisoma shifts the vocals to become more whisper like, instilling a new form of beauty to the song while upping the ambient sounds within. Of course, the scratchy sounds also play a good role within this one. HerrB. strikes next, adding in more IDM flavored sounds, but lessening the ambient sounds found within so the various bleeps and bloops found within stick out a lot more.

Millipede also shows dedication to his own cause by coming out and delivering a remix. For much of the song, a more minimal approach is heralded, and even when guitar sounds are brought in later on, it still maintains a certain level of simplicity. Right after, adamned.age gives off a new rendition of her original song, adding in a lot more bass and glitchier elements. I loved this version a lot more than the original.

HerrB. comes in again for a second remix, this time feeding up the background noise, and crafting a slightly heavier song. The final mix, done by Nulix homed in on the acoustic elements as the main focus, and added in digital backing vocals.

This artist certainly has a different sound from others, at least from what this single has shown me. But, if anything, this release has ushered me to go check out her other releases and chill out to these fine tunes. I think you should do the same, but to each their own. Jan 23 2015

Steven Gullotta

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I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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