Morgenstern

Morgenstern

Real Name:
Andrea Börner-Schramm
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Morgenstern's dark music consists of strange, hypnotic loops, distorted powernoise and heavy death industrial tunes. Deep drones with occasional samples are slowly transformed into a quiet wind tunnel groan with sporadic echoes of thumps and bumps from far-off objects in the background. The music flows into a rythmic tribal drum ceremony where various pitches of wind noise through a pipe are layered in, while electrodes snap, a rythmic helicopter sounds and firecrackers pop. War-torn screams and cries are blended way into the background. Tribal powernoise rhythms and dark ambient: from ceremonial processions to hypnosis and hysteria, being relaxed on the outside and at the same time restless on the inside. Morgenstern was founded in '93 as the solo project of Andrea Börner, who was also a member of the legendary project Ars Moriendi (1990-95). She's still a part of the ambient project Templegardens. The production of Morgenstern's works is actively supported by Philipp Münch of Synapscape and Andreas Schramm of Asche.
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Morgenstern Discography

Albums

FICH 031 Morgenstern / Mandelbrot Morgenstern / Mandelbrot - Hypnoider Zustand(Cass, Album, C90) Fich-Art FICH 031 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
act 40 Asche / Morgenstern Asche / Morgenstern - Split(LP, Ltd, Num) Ant-Zen act 40 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
CF05 Asche & Morgenstern Asche & Morgenstern - That Loop In My Eye(Cass, Ltd) Cling Film-Records CF05 Belgium 1997 Sell This Version
Morgenstern Zyklen (Album) Ant-Zen Germany 1999 Sell This Version
act123 Converter · Asche · Morgenstern Converter · Asche · Morgenstern - Erode(CD, Album) Ant-Zen act123 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
act118 Morgenstern Cold(CD, Album) Ant-Zen act118 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
FICH 053 Morgenstern / Monokrom Morgenstern / Monokrom - Live @ IWTBF 041203(CDr) Fich-Art FICH 053 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
act188 Morgenstern Two Different Faces(CD, Album) Ant-Zen act188 Germany 2005 Sell This Version

Compilations

FICH 056 Morgenstern Yesterdays(CDr, Comp) Fich-Art FICH 056 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
FICH 055 Morgenstern Hypnoider Zustand(CDr) Fich-Art FICH 055 Germany 2005 Sell This Version

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cthulhu303

cthulhu303

October 6, 2003
Aggressive and extremely dark.
It is pointless to seek the slightest bit of lighthearted joy in Morgenstern's music. And when experienced live, one will probably not see a single smile on any face. More likely all eyes closed, faces towards the ground, crowd losing themselves... or finding themselves.
Morgenstern (unconsciously?) helps painful memories and old fears get to the surface, lets one face their demons. Scary. And dangerous.

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