Artists

Sendai

Labels: Time To Express

Sendai is the collaborative project by Yves De Mey and Peter Van Hoesen. Both artists are longtime friends and share a deep passion for exploring the outer limits of the electronic music spectrum. Sendai combines De Mey's skillful extraction of deep and dynamic sounds from his modular synthesizer system with Van Hoesen's keen sense of digital composition and sound design.

After two 12" releases for Time To Express in 2009 the duo took some time out to reflect on their joint musical path. The result is 'Geotope', a no-compromise experimental album that sees the duo moving away from the dancefloor into an altogether more varied and daring sonic domain. The album shows a clear sensibility for stripping things down to their bare essentials. It is the result of a road travelled together without any compromise. In essence Geotope combines both artists' influences and experience into a dynamic, ever-evolving sonic environment. The album will be released in March 2012 on Time To Express.

Sendai's audiovisual live performance for Club Transmediale marks the premiere of the duo's new live set.

Yves De Mey

Yves De Mey's musical path consists of many different roads. During the second half of the 90's, his releases were clearly rooted in breakbeats and UK drum'n'bass. Soon after that, through working for theater and dance performances and doing large scale sound installations, his interest in experimental sound design found its way into his music.

In 2009 his album "Lichtung" was released by the influential Line label. In that same year there were also releases on Morse and on Time to Express, together with Peter Van Hoesen as Sendai. Around that time, De Mey's main tool in the studio became his ever-expanding modular synthesizer system. This definitely changed his way of working and obviously his sound as well, shifting from an elaborate niftiness in the digital realm to an obsessive cable-patched shaping of the real sound of electricity.

In 2011, Sandwell District found the time right to widen their dance-floor techno-scope and released De Mey's Counting Triggers, a 6-track album that interprets club music in a downtempo electrified fashion. He has a new solo release coming up for Time To Express in 2012.

Peter Van Hoesen

When it comes down to combining the best of many musical worlds, Peter Van Hoesen can say he's been doing it for a while now. Deeply rooted in the Brussels electronic music scene as DJ and producer since 1993, he's considered by many as a man with multiple musical talents: from straight-up dancefloor jackin' techno to advanced abstract electronica.

His music has been released on his own labels Time To Express and Foton as well as through Exone, Ostgut Ton, Ann Aimee, Komisch, Meakusma and several others. His 2010 album 'Entropic City' was considered as one of the defining techno albums of that year.

Peter is active as a DJ, producer, sound designer and composer for contemporary dance and theatre. He currently lives in Berlin.

X

Login

X

By signing in you agree to our privacy terms. Read our privacy policy here. Tailored Communication stores your information safely for the only purpose of giving you access to our music promos. We never give out any contact information to third parties and will delete all your information upon request. The Tailored website uses Cookies to enable logins, downloads and feedback on the website.