Andy Ortmann

Also known as A. Ortmann, Andrew Lord Ortmann, Andy Of Panicsville, Lord Ortmann, Ortmann

Short biography of Andy Ortmann: Transgressive Sound/Visual/Conceptual Artist who has been making eclectic electronic experimental music since 1990. Many of these releases are renowned for the exceptional
and/or excessive packaging; (steel, plexi-glass, wood, etc.)
Early efforts yielded abrasive synthesizer and electro-acoustic recordings where the more recent albums are of higher concepts and technical execution. Among these are "Nightmania" (a series of drawings that inspired the accompanying audio CD) and "Octagonist" a 7.1 Surround Sound DVD that elevates the level of "experimental" to unparalleled heights. It should be noted that these two examples were also funded by Arts grants. Ortmann's drawings/collages have been reprinted in various international publications over the years in addition to his more familiar audio constructions.

Ortmann continues to work with his longtime collaborative noise project Panicsville in addition to O/W (Ortmann/Wiese) and more recently the synth damaged Fashion Dictator, as well as running [l=Nihilist]. Occasionally Ortmann can be seen smoking cigarettes onstage along with his Korg MS-20 supplementing long time psyche-rockers Plastic Crimewave Sound.

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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Andy Ortmann - Split Split 4
mp3, CD
2004 SRR
2 Andy Ortmann - Contradiction Contradiction 10
mp3, CD
2004 Breathmint
3 Andy Ortmann - Nightmania Nightmania 6
mp3, CD
2004 Nihilist
4 Andy Ortmann - Fanclub Fanclub 2
mp3, CD
5 Andy Ortmann - Octagonist Octagonist 7
mp3, CD
2008-03-18 Nihilist
6 Andy Ortmann - Provocative Electronics Provocative Electronics 4
mp3, CD
2008 Pan (3)
7 Andy Ortmann - Early 21st Century Composer Early 21st Century Composer 2
mp3, CD
8 Andy Ortmann - Andy Ortmann / Ben Vida Andy Ortmann / Ben Vida 7
mp3, CD
2011 Nihilist
9 Andy Ortmann - Narcissism Is The New N Word Narcissism Is The New N Word 24
mp3, CD
2012 Dismantle Records
10 Andy Ortmann - Phantasmagoria Phantasmagoria 3
mp3, CD
2013 Banned Production
11 Andy Ortmann - Stream Of Unconscious Volume 6 Stream Of Unconscious Volume 6 2
mp3, CD
2013 Stand-Up Tragedy Records
12 Andy Ortmann - Provocative Electronics Provocative Electronics 4
mp3, CD
2008 Pan (3)
13 Andy Ortmann - Phantasmagoria Phantasmagoria 3
mp3, CD
Banned Production

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