CD

R

Pole (performer)
Title
R
Performer
Pole
Publisher
Scape, 2001
1 cd
Playing time
00:58:21
EAN
0718752710923
CDR
JK108779
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Pole

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Pole is the artistic name of Stefan Betke (born 18 February 1967), a German electronic music artist commonly associated with the glitch genre as well as dubtronica.

History

Born in Düsseldorf, Pole took his name from a Waldorf 4-Pole filter, which he accidentally dropped and broke in 1996. Though the filter was perhaps no longer appropriate for DJ work in its damaged state, Betke found the strange hissing and popping noises the filter now made interesting sounds. He then began using the broken filter to create music, launching his musical career.

Betke's first four albums, titled 1, 2, 3, and R (an intentional trilogy of albums, followed by a collection of remixes of Pole's 1998 debut EP Raum), were all based around this filter, with songs usually taking the form of dub basslines and rhythms with percussion provided by the eponymous filter. In 2003 Betke departed from this style for the alb…Read more on Wikipedia