Michael Hartman

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Michael Hartman
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Michael Hartman is an improviser and composer currently living in Chicago, USA releasing and performing music as a solo artist, in various collaborative efforts, and as a member of TV Pow and Television Power Electric. Other projects include duo works with Boris Hauf, Solt, and The Funf. Hartman was a founding partner of the now completed record label, Gentle Giant Records and currently runs the label Kuro Neko Music with his wife and partner Junko Okada (DJ JunkRoc).

Influenced by everything from American country music and international techno to the sounds of his urban environment Hartman explores and embraces future electronics, free music, soundscapes and contemporary compositions. His portfolio includes recorded works, sound installations, music for dance, and live performances that utilize synthesizers, samplers, drums and percussion, electronics, multi-track editing tools, and surround sound speaker systems.

Hartman also organizes and curates festivals (including Chicago Sound Map with Boris Hauf), performance series (including Decomposure at Deadtech) and the occasional tour.

Hartman has performed and recorded as a member of TV Pow, as a solo artist, and with many wonderful musicians, dancers, and other artists throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan.
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Albums

nfp03 Michael Hartman - Play Every Day album art Michael Hartman Play Every Day(CD, Album, EP) Not For Profit nfp03 US 2002 Sell This Version
BOXCDR402 Michael Hartman - Emi Semi Umi album art Michael Hartman Emi Semi Umi(CDr, Album, Ltd) BOXmedia BOXCDR402 US 2002 Sell This Version
BOXCDR305 Michael Hartman - You're Gonna Need Someone In Your Bed album art Boris Hauf :: Michael Hartman Boris Hauf :: Michael Hartman - You're Gonna Need Someone In Your Bed(CDr, Album) BOXmedia BOXCDR305 US 2003 Sell This Version
WC-02 Michael Hartman - The Noise Album album art Michael Hartman The Noise Album(2xCDr, Mini, Album) Whitechapel Records WC-02 US 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Michael Hartman Banned Names(File, MP3, Single, 256) Kuro Neko Music none US 2006
none Michael Hartman Tomorrow's Voxing Day 2(File, MP3, Single, 256) Kuro Neko Music none US 2006

Compilations

SHLP06 Michael Hartman - Sea-Watch album art Boris Hauf, Julian Lars Gosper, Max McCormick, Keefe Jackson, Ddkern, Philipp Quehenberger, Steve Heather, Brent Gutzeit, Michael Hartman, Todd Carter, Oscar Jan Hoogland, Joshua Abrams, Mikel Avery Boris Hauf, Julian Lars Gosper, Max McCormick, Keefe Jackson, Ddkern, Philipp Quehenberger, Steve Heather, Brent Gutzeit, Michael Hartman, Todd Carter, Oscar Jan Hoogland, Joshua Abrams, Mikel Avery - Sea-Watch(8xFile, FLAC, Album, Comp, Don) Shameless Records (4) SHLP06 Germany 2019

Miscellaneous

TOP 25 Michael Hartman - Les3 album art Les (2) vs. Michael Hartman Les (2) vs. Michael Hartman - Les3(File, MP3, 192) Top 40 TOP 25 Russia 2005
none Michael Hartman - Five For Goh album art Michael Hartman Five For Goh(5xFile, MP3, 320) Kuro Neko Music none US 2011