Real Name:
Frank Bretschneider
Profile:
Frank Bretschneider works as a musician, composer and video artist in Berlin. His work is known for precise sound placement, complex, interwoven rhythm structures and its minimal, flowing approach. Described as „abstract analogue pointilism“, „ambience for spaceports“ or „hypnotic echochamber pulsebeat“, Bretschneider‘s subtle and detailed music is echoed by his visuals: perfect translated realizations of the qualities found in music within visual phenomena.

After studying fine arts and publishing several graphic editions, he began to satisfy his obsession for electronic music in 1984 by starting his first tape experiments and running a cassette label. With the founding of AG Geige in 1986, a successful and influential band of East Germany‘s musical underground, he began to explore the possibilities of an exchange between visual art and music by various means such as film, video or computer graphics. After the fall of the wall and the split of the band Bretschneider continued producing music and in 1996 he co-founded the record label Rastermusic (Raster-Noton since 1999).
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Komet Discography Tracks

Albums

cdr033 Various Band and 1 more… Various - Raster-Noton. Oacis(CD, Album, Enh, Boo) Raster-Noton cdr033 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
nbi 005 Various Rain Various - Neue Berliner Initiative Sampler 02(CD, Smplr) Neue Berliner Initiative nbi 005 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

20TO200001, 20TO200002, 20TO200003, 20TO200004, 20TO200005, 20TO200006, 20TO200007, 20TO200008, 20TO200009, 20TO200011, 20TO200012 Various Untitled Various - 20' To 2000(12xMinimax, Ltd, Com) Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton 20TO200001, 20TO200002, 20TO200003, 20TO200004, 20TO200005, 20TO200006, 20TO200007, 20TO200008, 20TO200009, 20TO200011, 20TO200012 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
cdr042 Various Cut and 2 more… Various - Raster-Noton. [O]acis Box(4xMinimax, EP) Raster-Noton cdr042 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
QS12103 Various Eist >> Ps1 Various - Preset 1>>3(12") Quatermass QS12103 Belgium 2002 Sell This Version
030 Various Untitled Various - Various Audio.nl(12", Tra) Audio.nl 030 Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version
031 Various Untitled Various - Re: Various Audio.nl(12", Gre) Audio.nl 031 Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version
031 Various Untitled Various - Re: Various Audio.nl(12", Gre) Audio.nl 031 Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version

Compilations

12k.1004 Various Linien and 1 more… Various - .aiff(CD, Comp, Ltd) 12k 12k.1004 US 1999 Sell This Version
CAI2021-2 Various Reihen Various - (Microscopic Sound)(CD, Comp) Caipirinha Productions CAI2021-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
12k1008 Various Würm Various - Untitled(CD, Comp, Ltd) 12k 12k1008 US 2000 Sell This Version
GFZKL 001, LTD 006 Various Tab Various - New Forms - Compilation(2xCD, Comp) Galerie Für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Raster-Noton GFZKL 001, LTD 006 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
FACD 001 Various Verb Various - Famous Aspect(CD, Comp) Mille Plateaux FACD 001 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
INS572-2 Various June Various - Chronologi 12k: Year 1-Year 4(CD, Comp + CD, Comp, Enh) Instinct Records INS572-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
12K1012, LINE_004 Various Lag Various - Between Two Points(2xCD, Comp, Ltd) 12k, Line 12K1012, LINE_004 US 2001 Sell This Version
SDW131-2 Various Gen Various - Audio.nl(CD, Comp) Shadow Records SDW131-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
L1 Various Zug Various - Minima~list(CD, Comp) List L1 France 2002 Sell This Version
Various Band Various - A1. Raster-Noton. Archiv 1 (Comp) Wire Magazine, Raster-Noton UK 2003 Sell This Version
12K1026, LINE_016 Various Looping 4 = D Various - Two Point Two(2xCD, Comp) 12k, Line 12K1026, LINE_016 US 2003 Sell This Version
BiP_HOp Compil Various Regscvt and 1 more… Various - Electronautes(CD, Enh, Comp) BiP_HOp BiP_HOp Compil France 2004 Sell This Version
R-N 070, R-N 056 Various Band Various - Notations Archiv 1(CD, Comp) Raster-Noton, Raster-Noton R-N 070, R-N 056 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
JPNEASE1, JPNEASE2, JPNEASE3 Various Pst (Yair Etziony Remix) Various - Japanease - A 120 Track Electronic Dance Music Project For Japan(138xFile, MP3, Comp, Ltd, 256) Wordandsound, Wordandsound, Wordandsound JPNEASE1, JPNEASE2, JPNEASE3 Germany 2011

Mixes

QS 130 CD Faskil Eist Faskil - Quatermix(CD) Quatermass QS 130 CD Belgium 2002 Sell This Version
ddt podcast 022 Kyoka (2) Flutter Flitter Kyoka (2) - Double D Town Podcast 22(File, MP3, Mixed, 192) Double D Town ddt podcast 022 Germany 2011
Rrose Licht Rrose - RA.318 Resident Advisor UK 2012