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Mille Plateaux is a highly respected and influential German electronic music label. They are known for mostly releasing ambient electronic artists and groups. Electronic music is a term for music created using electronic devices. ...


Some artists/groups include Alec Empire, Oval, Microstoria, Terre Thaemlitz, Porter Ricks, Beequeen, and Kid 606. Alec Empire (born May 2, 1972) is a German musician. ... Oval is an electronic music group founded in Germany in 1991. ... Terre Thaemlitz is an award-winning multi-media producer, writer, public speaker, educator, audio remixer, DJ and owner of the Comatonse Recordings record label. ... Beequeen is a collaboration between Dutch musicians Freek Kinkelaar and Frans de Waard, who work primarily in drone and ambient music. ... Kid606 is the stage name of Miguel Trost Depedro, an electronic musician who was born 1979 July 27 in Caracas, Venezuela, raised in San Diego and later moved to San Francisco. ...


In 2000, to take advantage of the glitch music popularity in the electronic music scene, Mille Plateaux released their Clicks & Cuts Series, which showed both Mille Plateaux and non-Mille Plateaux glitch music luminaries exploring the genre. Glitch (also known as Clicks and Cuts from a representative compilation series by the German record label Mille Plateaux) (See Clicks & Cuts Series) is a genre of electronic music that became popular in the late 1990s with the increasing use of digital signal processing, particularly on computers. ... The Clicks & Cuts Series was a compilation of records from various experimental electronic artists to give an example on sound and variety for the at the time popular glitch (music) music movement of the early 2000s. ...


The expression Mille Plateaux comes from a philosophy book by Gilles Deleuze. A Thousand Plateaus (1980) is a book by the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and psychoanalyst Félix Guattari. ... Gilles Deleuze (IPA: ), (January 18, 1925 – November 4, 1995) was a French philosopher of the late 20th century. ...


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The Clicks & Cuts Series was a compilation of records from various experimental electronic artists to give an example on sound and variety for the at the time popular glitch (music) music movement of the early 2000s. ... Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 01 Records 1M1 Records 2 Seas Records 20 Four 7 Entertainment 2Fab Records 10 Kilo Records 101 Records 1980 Records...

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The affinity to Gas, a project on Mille Plateaux by his brother Wolfgang Voigt, is amazing.
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Over the past nine years, Mille Plateaux has supported the evolvement of digital music, inviting musicians to experiment and achieve new paths in the realm of digitality.
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Mille Plateaux is one of the labels most strongly associated with the contemporary 'glitch' school of electronic music, retrieving compositional potential from flaws on the surface of digital perfection.
Mille Plateaux artists offer both straightforward (though always slightly altered) sonic beauty and a rarer type of aesthetic pleasure based on flux and the bringing into audibility of incongruous elements.
Mille Plateaux works allowed by their creators to unfold in more conventional fashion are often based on non-conventional instrumentation.
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