2013-05-04: Good news: I'll be playing in Slovenia again! I have so many unique memories of this country and also had my first real club experiences there, so it always feels very special to return. Time & space are confirmed to be --> June 24th at Club tuk, Maribor. Also coming: Liquid Soul, Niereich, Reaky .. and, YOU ;)
event link on fb
2013-03-24: Welcome spring! ♥
2013-01-26: The remix release of my last single "Free Hugs" will be out on JOOF Recordings on February 11. Many thanks and hugs to the remixers Incolumis, Jani R, Meanda, REON and TJP !
2012-05-02: Here's my set from the PaSSion @ The Emporium party which was featured on John 00 Fleming's radio show on Digitally Imported: soundcloud (second hour)
Also I'm pretty excited to play in Montreal on Dec 21. More dates to be confirmed...
2012-03-06: That was so cool at PaSSion @ The Emporium last Saturday! I even almost enjoyed carring 28 kg of equipment half-way through Europe and just needing half of it :)) The plan was to record my set with microphones, but the DJ booth just wasn't suited for this, so I used the laptop instead. If you like to hear the replay, tune in to John 00 Fleming's next radio show episode on Digitally Imported, March 13. The mix will be available on his soundcloud page afterwards too. Hugs to everyone involved for making this experience possible, and I have a premonition of visiting England again quite soon ;)
2012-03-02: I'm very happy to see my new EP released on JOOF Recordings! It contains 5 songs that cover a wide range of styles. I'm quite excited about "Free Hugs" especially thanks to the wonderful classical piano composed and played by dear Mr. Peter Papiewski. I think it's quite a unique combination with dance music. What do you think? And also many thanks to TJP who contributed essential synth lines here.
Then "Hello World" which comes with three takes/mixes. Take 1 leans towards the trance genre, upbeat and energetic, whereas Take 2 is slower, more relaxed and easy-going. It stretches the theme by 200 % (each chord just takes twice as long) which interestingly allows more space for new melodic variations. And Take 3 picks the speed up again for a trippy, driving journey into psy-trance. As a novelty here I evolved a new melody introduced in Take 2, and played the bass guitar as a rythmic element for the main breakdown.
And to round the EP off there is a second take on the original song "Water Rise" which was released on JOOF Recordings in January 2011.
Also many thanks Julie for your beautiful star image on the cover! I became an expert in removing blue grid lines from the notebook scan... :)
All songs were mastered by Jeremy from Mothership Mastering @ Starseed Studio. The EP is available in your nearest online shop as a digital release.
So I hope you like the music, and .. free hugs!!
2012-01-30: very excited to play at passion in march. and my next EP will be released shortly, which makes the coming weeks ahead even more exciting. oh, and then there's my SE code synthesizer arriving this week? can it get any more exciting?
2011-10-29: dear website and visitors, i have lots of beautiful music coming up, free hugs to all of you!
|next release scheduled for cat# JOOF100! two original tracks including an excellent remix by timothy jobe aka TJP .. really looking forward to this release :)|
2011-06-22: after resting on aromatherapy laurels far too long: oliver prime mix june 2011 @soundcloud !
2011-05-26: a nice compensation for the last gig cancellation: i'll be playing at club inbox in ljubljana on june 25th :)
2011-05-21: okejjjjj.....hello 2011!!! the news: new EP "eye searching sun/water rise" out on joof recordings, next EP with two different songs in the pipeline, next single after next EP in the pipeline with great remixers (hint: sweden) .. only downer: gigs in canada canceled due to financial asdf's on the promoters part :(
i am a bit inconclusive as to what to post here and what to post on my newly created facebook page. i'm not too keen on posting the same here and there, so i first thought everything here, and only releases/gigs-related things on facebook .. but i most probably will turn it around and use facebook for the more detailed info source on what's going on with my music project. i love to get in more direct contact with people who enjoy what i do, which i am missing here (apart from the guestbook).
so i am really looking forward to the next productions coming out, .. and.. summer!
2010-11-24: yay! .. i finally have a facebook page, so here's the magic button:
i also have more important news, .. very soon :)
2009-10-02: okay now it's official. iboga records will release a compilation by john 00 fleming in october, and my new song "fragments" made its way to the tracklist. many thanks to peter papiewski .. he contributed a beautiful piano line played on a concert grand. btw if you like classical music go listen to his recordings at soundclick (warm regards from a steinway D-274)
so the idea was to combine a classical grand piano with my type of dance music. i still ended up using compression on the piano so much that any classical mastering engineer would take a serious look at my compressor settings.... but, listen for yourself and spread the feedback... :)
the compilation is titled "set: 11 - frequent itinerant". it's a double CD and digital downloads will be available in november
2009-09-08: i'm looking forward to a new release - and on a new label too. should be fun :) more info to come..
2009-03-25: yesterday i found this sweet new melody and thought of a variation with a guitar in the background, so today i packed my recording things and went to record a few notes in an absolutely beautiful place:
then of course one of my strings broke because i had to tune the guitar 3 half-tones UP, because ... of a forgotten capo at home. with computers on the other hand, if anything goes wrong there you usually just restart the PC and be done with it. in the analogue world you have to go to a shop and buy new strings and tune and do all the set-up and soundchecks again. but anyway it's great fun, i'll go there again and redo the whole thing.
fraunhofer IIS is the best place to work at !!!
ps: yes, the beer on the picture is delicious dark kapuziner hefeweizen, "gebraut nach dem bayrischen reinheitsgebot" ;)
i fell in love with it.... this fender jazz bass you see below i borrowed from the lab at fraunhofer and it was fascinating, so bought this acoustic one. it's great, i can complement synth basslines with sounds that i make with my hand. feels interesting to produce frequencies as low as 40 Hz with just some finger picking
2008-11-12: two mattresses on the wall, pillows, blankets, the floor covered with clothes, record bags and all kinds of things around. looks weird but .. great sound to record a guitar!
2008-10-26: i think the longer i hold off with an update here the more i'm expected to write once i finally do so. also i wanted to wait until i have something nice to tell.
recently i've been improving my studio room, which basicly means that my living room gets some acoustic treatment. at work they've been designing and building the finest recording and listening rooms, so how can i possibly produce music here on dynaudio bm6a's in my living room with 1.316 s reverberation time at 400 Hz ?
no question there had to change something. one part was to stuff up the room with absorption foam and resonators, the other part was getting some diffusers inside to scatter the reflecting sound waves. as for diffusers, they're so expensive that i had decided to get up and find out how to build these myself. so, and here comes the reason why i love computers so much: www.oliverprime.com/prd.php .. instead of pen & paper which would take ages?, use html & php, press a button and everything's done. ok, maybe cutting up all the pieces still takes some time... but, it's fun, and it looks great with the lamps around. certainly an eye-catcher.
..what? the guy's doin root diffusers? i want music!
oh yea right, music. my last sign of life was the remix of vibrasphere's "autumn lights" on joof recordings back in april (yes, 2008). my radio show i had to put on hold. that's why i had to break my promise in the last entry here mentioning a podcast.
at work there're a lot of musicians. one of them works with a complete philharmonic orchestra. when i heard that my jaw went like AAAA..kay .. and i started dreaming about being klagenfurt's mozart. well, there will be meetings and plans and i very much look forward to use all the high-end equipment available there. i've been trying out some ambient productions with piano maestro peter papiewski as well. all very exciting.
good, lets see. any gigs?
yep, check out the events page :)
...and there'll be surely more in 2009.
2007-12-13: i promise to add an aromatherapy podcast, soon ...
2007-10-22: music recording heaven:
big thanks to the folks at fraunhofer IIS for providing me their awesome studio + equipment. that ball thingy you see there is a KFM 360 ;) and the one who developed it works just a couple of offices away from mine.. :)
2007-06-17: me in the london, part I:
2007-06-07: cat in the box, part III:
2007-04-01: just discovered digital FM synthesis.. wow.. i'm amazed, this seems to be a great alternative to the classical additive methods .. especially because of the many fine tuning possibilities
now how to automate all those harmonic frequency amplitudes and phases?? :)
2007-03-08: more pictures. this time around: 64 channel surround and a 1 GHz DSP-warmed peppermint candy ;-)
|look what i found in a store the other day. a washing agent named after my radio show. mmmmm wait, or was it the other way round?|
2007-02-14: how much i enjoy trentemøller's "into the trees" these days ... what a beautiful synergy of traditional and electronic instruments. for anyone who hasn't heard of his latest album "the last resort", here's a useful link with samples: http://www.juno.co.uk/...
2007-02-10: hello website. i've been a little behind with my productions lately, but what i got in the line right now makes me SHIVER.... it's 4:30 in the morning and i've just completed the last minutes of a new song - and i cannot leaaaaaaveeeee iiittt.....
together with a really interesting remix request from canada, the year starts off quite well!