Cosmic Ground announces with Isolate its 7th album, out on September 23, 2022 on Tonzonen Records. Behind the Cosmic Ground project is Dirk Jan Müller, who has released a number of psychedelic/ krautrock/ electronic recordings with his band Electric Orange over the past 30 years.

The idea for the Cosmic Ground project had existed since 2001, but it would take until 2012/13 for the first album to be realised. It should be mentioned that there was already electronic music by Dirk Jan Müller between 1990 and 1992 in the form of cassettes that were common at the time. So the original plan was never lost sight of.

As with Electric Orange, Cosmic Ground is mainly used analog synthesizers and modular systems, mellotron, 1960s Farfisa organs, analog string ensembles from the 70s, as well as bass and guitar. The mostly very dark music is 99% electronic in nature, supplemented by some self-recorded atmospheres from different environments that have been processed electronically.

All recordings were made in the band's own studio and in Müller's home studio in Aachen from August to December 2021.

The 6 tracks on 7th album Isolate offer a musical spectrum from polyrhythmic sequencer lines combined with real tape echo, ambient and free format atmospheres to polyphonic and multiply modulated drones. All in the sound of the 1970s. You'll look in vain for preset sounds from digital synthesizers or the prefabricated loops and sequences that are common these days; analog sequencers dominate.

The cover artwork was created by the French Thierry Moreau, known for his work for Univers Zero, Neuschwanstein or Heldon. It underlines the dark mood of the music.

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