SONIC technician Robert Babicz is again together with his eighth album.
Utopia was launched final month on Marc Romboy’s Systematic Recordings and is a veritable cornucopia of intoxicating synthesis. The lengthy participant follows the impeccable single Come Down which was launched in October.
Utopia touches upon a few of society’s basic challenges, most notable of which is our seek for the best world. Maybe most strikingly is Robert’s assertion that the ‘Utopia’ we search just isn’t the truth is a vacation spot; quite it’s a journey, one by which we should introspectively assess the notion that to seek out “a greater world to reside in, we should create it every day ourselves.”
Having just lately relocated to the picturesque island of Malta from Germany, Robert Babicz stays a staple artist in digital music, a place he has occupied for almost three many years now. Reducing his enamel within the acid home period of the early nineties beneath his Rob Acid moniker, Robert’s innate potential to resonate with listeners has seen him produce a number of acclaimed albums for Marc Romboy’s Systematic Recordings, alongside connecting with audiences world wide via common performances throughout Europe, Asia and Australia, in addition to North and South America. Utopia is one other wonderful addition to an unimaginable legacy of music.
Since 2010 Robert has used his personal label Babiczstyle to place out self-produced work and has launched twenty 5 EPs on the imprint in simply ten years, a testomony to his inventive zest and inherent expertise for manufacturing.
To mark the discharge of Utopia, we caught up with Robert and requested him to speak us via a playlist of his musical influences.
Jean Michel Jarre – Oxygene Half 2
“Proper after my dad and mom moved from Poland to Germany, I began college. My first German pal, Dieter, had an older brother with a report assortment, and this music jogged my memory of touring via the Universe with Captain Kirk and his enterprise. I used to be six years previous.”
Frankie goes to Hollywood – Calm down 12″ prolonged
“Just a few years later one other pal with an older brother had a group of FGTH information, and particularly the 12″ inch variations had been so fascinating to me. I believe this is among the blueprints for the way I create an association.”
Marshall Jefferson – Transfer Your Physique
“Once I first heard home music, it was so totally different to the pop music again then. The rhythm of the drum machines and the repeating vocals had been like a mantra.”
Peter Gabriel – Do not Give Up (ft. Kate Bush)
“This piece of artwork is resonating with my interior melancholy. It is nonetheless giving me hope. One thing I attempt to archive with my music.”
Brian Eno – Music For Airports
“It is a placeholder for eno’s theme and the idea of constructing music that fills up a room and melts along with your interior self.”
The Irresistible pressure – Flying Excessive
“I believe that is one among my most listened to CDs’s again then. An journey in digital music, journey music for the thoughts.”
Phuture – Acid Tracks
“Unattainable to have a listing with out this observe, for me this was intergalactic dance music. It was coming from an alien spaceship social gathering.”
Karl Heinz Stockhausen – Kontakte
“This music was created within the late Nineteen Sixties and a number of the first digital music. I got here to this music after I wished to know the origin of my music. Then, simply two years later, I moved to Kuerten, a small city near Cologne/Germany, the place he was one among my neighbors. This music remains to be method forward of us, and I bow down.”
f.u.s.e – f.u.2
“This observe was the brand new rock’n’roll. Techno grew to become the brand new wild; all the things was attainable. The love parade was bringing individuals from all world wide collectively to get pleasure from life in peace.”
Robert Plant / Alison Kraus – Polly come dwelling
“This piece stands for music that I prefer to take heed to, linked to the love for music and sound. I really feel pleasure.”
Robert Babicz – Utopia is out now on Systematic Recordings. Click on HERE to seize your copy.