Neues Thomas Köner-Album auf Mille Plateaux

Thomas Köner veröffentlicht mit “Motus” ein primär auf analogen Synthies basierendes Werk, das sich mit dem weitgefächerten Thema der emotionalen Wirkung von Sounds befasst. Der Bedeutung des lateinischen Begriffs entsprechend stehen u.a. Aspekte der (Tanz-)Bewegung im Fokus. Das Album erscheint in Januar bei Mille Plateaux.

“I dream of a dance floor where Motus would be enjoyed. What kind of world, or rather, what kind of society would allow that? And when? Is this futuristic? A situation-to-come, where the understanding of music expands greatly, when blissful moments are independent of simple melodies, where harmony appears beyond I-V-vi-IV chord progressions, when the techniques of social alienation, which determine the use of all the drugs that accompany recreational music, are reversed into creative tools of exploration. ‘Motus’ is part of this exploration: to find dance, free of clock, and groove, free of rhythm. There is pulsation, and the downbeat connects to the downward beings as in stones and minerals, the upbeat connects to the upward beings as in grasses, flowers, trees and stars. Binding both together, connecting sky and earth, is the dancer. The moves / the movement is pure. It is the kiss of spirit and matter.” (Thomas Köner)

Mille Plateaux