Altars Of Science
emego 082 - 2007
The work of Cologne based Marcus Schmickler has over the years crossed the boundaries bewteen classical and pop, improvisation and techno. Active as a solo artist under his own name, as well as working under the Pluramon moniker with Julee Cruise, plus countless collaborations in the filed of electronic improvisation. ‘Altars Of Science’ is Schmickler’s first purely electronic release since 1998’s prize winning ‘Sator Rotas’. A fascinating ‘tour de force’ of modern computer music composition. Intense in its outlook, yet polished in its execution, making it an essential addition to any serious collection of 21st century audio.