This is an archive item from Supersonic 2018

“The mechanical influence is apparent from the start… like a robot recycled from the remnants of a steel drum who yearns to play the electro-harp for Cluster “Playground mag


Cico Beck (Aloa Input, the Notwist) and Nico Sierig have manifested a set up with the assistance of a “robot orchestra”, which is the kind of thing they used to predict on Tomorrow’s World. Switching between analogue synths, world percussion instruments and computer programming, Joasihno draw inspiration from experimental pioneers like Mort Garson and the melancholy of Kraut Electronica, with the knowledge of contemporary beat making and in big admiration of the chansons of Moondog and the patterns of Steve Reich. Psychedelic machine music from Munich.