The POOLcast series hosts and showcases electronic music from artists with unique musical visions, whether being a DJ, live-act/producer or instrumentalist. Each show is an exclusive performance, mixes or sound collages. Please give the artists respect and share, like or help with your support. POOLcast is a division of the POOL Berlin

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POOLcast 074 - Demiurge

Our first POOLcast of the year comes from Thomas Bäz alter ego Demiurge. Demiurge is a persona that materializes out of the tensions and flows of a modular system and takes us on his musical expeditions every now and then.

To play such a modular system live is already an art in itself, to patch it live and let it expand acoustically in all directions without a fixed obvious origin requires a feeling that cannot do without an inner source. This driving force is what Thomas calls 'Demiurge'. Fittingly, in modular music you are craftsman, creator and artist all in one. You create the tools and assemble them into your own creation, which becomes more than the sum of its parts. This emergence is the fountain of art. If you extend this essence by another dimension, like time, a complexity arises, which is hard to grasp. Therefore, it is always a pleasure for us to be able to present temporal cross-sections of Demiurge's manifestation. Since the fascination of such recordings lies in their momentary revelation, it only remains for us to say...