Atom Heart

Uwe Schmidt

Also known as A. Heart, Atom, Atom Heart, AtomHeart, Heart

Short biography of Atom Heart: Essay for a short biography (Source: http://atom-heart.com)

1985: first activities as a musician (drummer) and autoditact programmer in various projects

1986: one of the founders of *n.g. medien*, a label which mainly manufactured and distibuted audio tapes of diverse electronic music projects.

1988: beginning of first productions for release on vinyl/cd (project *lassigue bendthaus*)

1990: release of first album/cd, followed by works and releases for other labels of the frankfurt area.

1991: collaborations and 12inch releases with various frankfurt dj's.

1992: releases in the u.k., benelux, spain, france and the u.s.a., mainly on labels connected with popular dance music. top 40 chart entry in belgium.

1994: founded his own label *rather interesting* whose aim it is to start a development apart from existing paths of electronic music. on *r.i.* he is releasing mainly own productions and collaboration works in a monthly rhythm, exploring structures and languages. during all those years atom heart collaborated with musicians such as pete namlook (frankfurt), bill laswell (new york), tetsu inoue (new york), haruomi hosono (tokyo), victor sol (barcelona), dandy jack (frankfurt/santiago), marc behrens (frankfurt), amongst others. besides releases on his own label he continues producing records for other labels and plays shows worldwide.

1997: meanwhile well known for being a source of the weird and unknown face of synthetic sound, atom heart is leaving his hometown frankfurt to move his activities and his headquarter to the city of santiago de chile. on of the reasons for moving to chile is to disconnect from the european influence of music, giving the chance to develope an own language of sound.

1998: rather interesting continues. various releases and licenses to japan and europe. further collaboration with ex- *yellow magic orchestra* member haruomi hosono for his tokyo based label.

1999: release of *pop artificielle*, a pop cover versions album, which achieved big resonance all around europe. various projects scheduled. atom heart continues living in santiago de chile.

2000: release of *el baile aleman* which features cover versions of kraftwerk songs *latin style*. parallel release of this record in europe, japan and the u.s.a. (through "emperor norton records/l.a.)

Also on the Web you may find Atom Heart by links below:
  1. http://www.atom-tm.com/
  2. http://music.hyperreal.org/artists/atom_heart/
  3. http://www.myspace.com/atomtm
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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Live At Sel i/s/c 12
mp3, CD
1994-02-18 Fax +49-69/450464
2 Apart 5
mp3, CD
1996-09-00 Recent Programmings
3 Whitehouse 3
mp3, CD
1991-00-00 Cyclotron
4 Globescanner 4
mp3, CD
1993-00-00 Delirium
5 Untitled 4
mp3, CD
1994-00-00 Delirium
6 Shellglove 9
mp3, CD
1996-11-28
7 B² (Atom Heart Live Berlin / Barcelona) 2
mp3, CD
1995-08-00
8 Milagro EP 5
mp3, CD
1994-00-00 Our Choice
9 Morphogenetic Fields 10
mp3, CD
1994
10 Orange 5
mp3, CD
1994-02-14 Fax +49-69/450464
11 V1 10
mp3, CD
1992-00-00 Pod Communication
12 Baud / XXX 2
mp3, CD
1993 Delirium
13 Softcore 8
mp3, CD
1994-11-07 Fax +49-69/450464
14 Pod Communication Presents: Atom Heart (The Techno Evolution Continues) 12
mp3, CD
1993 Sonic Records
15 Elektroniikkaa 4
mp3, CD
2001-02-05 Platipus
16 Elektroniikkaa 2
mp3, CD
2001-02-05 Platipus
17 Apart 5
mp3, CD
1996-09-00 Recent Programmings
18 Whitehouse 3
mp3, CD
1991 Cyclotron
19 Elektroniikkaa 1&2 / Electronique 2
mp3, CD
1993 Ongaku Musik
20 Micropossessed 4
mp3, CD
1997-03-24 Container
21 Whitehouse 3
mp3, CD
1991 Rising High Records
22 Larger Than Life 3
mp3, CD
1993 after 6 am
23 Elektroniikkaa 1&2 / Electronique 2
mp3, CD
1993 Rising High Records
24 Pure Function 3
mp3, CD
1993-00-00 after 6 am
25 Mother / 2005 2
mp3, CD
1993-00-00 Solid Pleasure Continental
26 Milagro EP 5
mp3, CD
1994 Roughmix
27 Mother 2
mp3, CD
1992 Cyclotron
28 Elektroniikkaa 1 & 2 / Electronique 2
mp3, CD
Elektroclassiks
29 Elektroniikkaa 1&2 / Electronique 2
mp3, CD
1993-00-00 Ongaku Musik
30 WhiteHouse 3
mp3, CD
1991 Rising High Records
31 Elektroniikkaa 1&2 / Electronique 2
mp3, CD
1993 Rising High Records
32 Micropossessed 4
mp3, CD
2010 Rather Interesting
33 Datacide II 6
mp3, CD
2010-04-01 Ambient World
34 Volume 2 (The Solicited Tracks 1996-2006) 15
mp3, CD
2010 Rather Interesting
35 Whitehouse 3
mp3, CD
1991-00-00 Cyclotron

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