Real Name:
Uwe Zahn
Experimental IDM/ambient artist born in Hameln, Germany in 1965.


din / arovane 4 Arovane - Atol Scrap album art Arovane Atol Scrap (Album) DIN din / arovane 4 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
Towerblock001 Arovane - Tides album art Arovane Tides (Album) City Centre Offices Towerblock001 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
VFORM008CD Arovane - AER (Valid) album art Arovane _ Phonem Arovane _ Phonem - AER (Valid) (Album) Vertical Form VFORM008CD UK 2001 Sell This Version
TOWERBLOCK CD 020 Arovane - Lilies album art Arovane Lilies (Album) City Centre Offices TOWERBLOCK CD 020 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
CATMD215LP Arovane - Ve Palor album art Arovane Ve Palor (Album) n5MD CATMD215LP US 2013 Sell This Version
éter19 Arovane - Resonance album art Arovane + Porya Hatami Arovane + Porya Hatami - Resonance (Album) Éter Editions éter19 Colombia 2015 Sell This Version
none Arovane - Eleeve album art Arovane Eleeve (Album) Not On Label (Arovane Self-released) none Germany 2015
none Arovane - lyid skor album art Arovane lyid skor (Album) Not On Label (Arovane Self-released) none Germany 2015
ASIPV003 Arovane - In-between album art Arovane & Hior Chronik Arovane & Hior Chronik - In-between (Album) A Strangely Isolated Place ASIPV003 US 2015 Sell This Version
none Arovane - Dwell_tevvel_structure album art Arovane Dwell_tevvel_structure (Album) ...txt none UK 2015 Sell This Version
none Arovane - Arovane Studio 2 album art Arovane Arovane Studio 2(191xFile, FLAC) Not On Label (Arovane Self-released) none Germany 2015
none Arovane - Arovane Studio 1 album art Arovane Arovane Studio 1(206xFile, FLAC) Not On Label (Arovane Self-released) none Germany 2015
éter21 Arovane - /​/​I/ album art Arovane /​/​I/ (Album) Éter Editions éter21 Colombia 2016 Sell This Version
TRS065 Arovane - Kaziwa album art Porya Hatami & Arovane Porya Hatami & Arovane - Kaziwa (Album) Time Released Sound TRS065 US 2016 Sell This Version
none Arovane - Electroacoustic Sessions album art Arovane Electroacoustic Sessions(16xFile, ALAC, Album) Not On Label (Arovane Self-released) none Germany 2016
ASIPV009 Arovane - Into My Own  album art Arovane & Hior Chronik Arovane & Hior Chronik - Into My Own (Album) A Strangely Isolated Place ASIPV009 2017 Sell This Version
KR041 Arovane - Organism album art Arovane & Porya Hatami Arovane & Porya Hatami - Organism (Album) Karlrecords KR041 Germany 2017
none Arovane - Nest album art Darren McClure And Arovane Darren McClure And Arovane - Nest (Album) Not On Label (Darren McClure And Arovane Self-released) none 2017
KR051 Arovane - Organism_evolution album art Arovane & Porya Hatami Arovane & Porya Hatami - Organism_evolution (Album) Karlrecords KR051 Germany 2018 Sell This Version
095 Arovane - Aeon (Eilean 55) album art Arovane & Mike Lazarev Arovane & Mike Lazarev - Aeon (Eilean 55) (Album) Eilean Rec. 095 France 2019 Sell This Version
KR067 Arovane - C.H.R.O.N.O.S. album art Arovane & Porya Hatami Arovane & Porya Hatami - C.H.R.O.N.O.S. (Album) Karlrecords KR067 Germany 2019 Sell This Version
PM06 Arovane - Gestalt album art Arovane Gestalt (Album) Puremagnetik PM06 US 2020 Sell This Version
12k2053 Arovane - Reihen album art Arovane Reihen (Album) 12k 12k2053 2021 Sell This Version
PM09 Arovane - Wirkung album art Arovane Wirkung (Album) Puremagnetik PM09 US 2021 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

arovane Arovane - I.O. album art Arovane I.O. (EP) DIN arovane Germany 1998 Sell This Version

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July 18, 2021
Arovane has to be one of the most underrated artists on our great planet. Everything Uwe touches is just absolute magic, from 1999 all the way to now..


November 20, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
I would like to thanks Arovane for his subtle sensitivity.
Refering to his early 2000s works, I love how the melodies are extra soft, simple, warm and natural, comforting, smelling like some soap or fresh linen, and by contrast, how cold, precise and intelligent are the percs, as if they were created in a laboratory. It's so well-balanced, and gave to computer a human face. Back in the days, it really was something new. This numerical/clicky way to design music, but in order to create something true and natural coming from the heart, was a revolution. It was cool for a certain part of the electronic scene to sound clever and forward-thinking back in the first half of the 2000s. And that's what I love and hail. There's almost like a kind of romanticism in this music, something audacious and on a higher level. I'm still fascinated by this aesthetics done by discreet artists like Arovane, years and years after the first discovery. When I hear tracks like "Lenc/crade", "Delc-r" or "Lilies", I sometimes wonder : was the future actually more than a decade ago?


April 8, 2013
Good news: "In the Fall of 2013 the n5MD imprint will release an all new Arovane album titled "ve palor". " Can't wait! :)


February 10, 2013
edited over 9 years ago
After Arovane and Nedjev he has done a handful of Live performances but he has basically stopped making/selling commercial music. That's why the last track on Lilies is called 'Good Bye Forever'.

I was fortunate enough to see and talk to him at a venue in the Netherlands (Effenaar - Eindhoven) in 2003 while I was a video-artist. He is one of my all time favorite Electronic Music artists and I have seen pretty much all the big ones live in action. The emotion he puts into his music is unlike any other artist out there. Loscil or BoC come close though.


October 24, 2012
A genius among men... comparing his sound to Autechre is like comparing all electronic music to Aphex or all downtempo to Boards of Canada. Maybe some people think all music sounds the same when it comes from DSP ?

Go work on your objective listening skills, seriously.


January 23, 2011
edited over 9 years ago


April 11, 2007
edited over 15 years ago
Regarding taste, there is no argument.

Having listened to early Autechre and Arovane works there undoubtedly is homage to Autechres cold aesthetic and that is were the line is drawn.

Arovane just happens to make tracks that are unforgettable once you hear them.


January 21, 2005
edited over 17 years ago
If this is unique? I don't know. Because Arovane, to me, is the best translator of the early Autechre LP's around, or at least everything up untill "Lilies". When you listen carefully, the audio synthesis being used has a striking similarity with Amber and Incunanbula by Autechre. It still is wonderful material full of texture en depth...
I consider this more to be a further development of, an ode to or an addition to pioneers Autechre.


March 11, 2003
One of the few artists who have such a unique sound of their own. Arovane creates such heart-melting soundscapes full of yearning. Buy into this beautiful and haunting sound and you won't be disappointed. Organic machine music for romantics.

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