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KNER, THOMAS - Motus

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Mille Plateaux MP6
Release Year: 2020
Note: four years after "Tiento de la Luz" this new KNER work goes into a more electronic and strangely morphing direction, futuristic dance-drone music without dance elements.. absolutely stunning! CD version finally in stock!- "Motus is part of this exploration: to find dance, free of clock, and groove, free of rhythm. There is pulsation, and the downbeat connects to the downward beings as in stones and minerals, the upbeat connects to the upward beings as in grasses, flowers, trees and stars." [Thomas Kner]
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Motus is more (to me) than just music made with analogue synthesizers, it is about attitude, a way of relating to sound and the (e)motion it affects.

A lifestyle, where movement, being moved and moving become one. My practice is vibrational, about the skin, touch and surfaces and the gaseous medium in between.

I dream of a dance floor where Motus would be enjoyed. In what kind of world, or rather, what kind of society would allow that? And when? Is this futuristic? A situation-to-come, where the understanding of music expands greatly, when blissful moments are independent of simple melodies, where harmony appears beyond I-V-vi-IV chord progressions, when the techniques of social alienation, which determine the use of all the drugs that accompany recreational music, are reversed into creative tools of exploration.

Motus is part of this exploration: to find dance, free of clock, and groove, free of rhythm.

There is pulsation, and the downbeat connects to the downward beings as in stones and minerals, the upbeat connects to the upward beings as in grasses, flowers, trees and stars.

Binding both together, connecting sky and earth, is the dancer.

The moves / the movement is pure. It is the kiss of spirit and matter.

Thomas Kner



Motus (Latin):
1. Movement, motion
2. Advance, progress
3. Operation, impulse, passion; disturbance; sensation
4. Political movement, tumult, commotion, revolt, rebellion


https://forceincmilleplateaux.bandcamp.com/album/motus