The subtler side of electro

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    • The subtler side of electro

      Hi, I'm relatively new to electro, only discover it 3 years ago,
      so please forgive my ignorance. :)

      Although I appreciate the harsh / glitch sounding stuff
      as I get older my ears keep wanting more soothing sounds.
      I'm trying to find electro (90's or not) that is a bit deeper, cinematic / atmospheric...,
      sorry I'm not very good with words.

      Here are a few examples of what I have in mind:
      Scarletron - Bad December
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzMuHa3_spg
      AS1 - Clouds of Thunder
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PH0H2V5jJ9Q
      E.R.P. - Mimosa Canopy
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLW20ihjaek
      Claro Intelecto - Peace Of Mind
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7_Z08hnla0
      Andy Stott - 8ight
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KeAQMAwoeo
      Urban Electro - Synaps QZ401
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mxLi6QQF6Y

      If you could direct me into producers / labels with this kind of sound,
      I'll be eternally grateful.

      Cheers
    • Something from the top of my head:

      Shemale (Bunker 3064) - B3 unitled
      [ame='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtbbK7ir68U']http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtbbK7ir68U[/ame]

      Makina Girgir - Chimère
      [ame='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7JfCDhGtU4&feature=related']http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7JfCDhGtU4&feature=related[/ame]

      Greets :)
    • One of my all time favorite "subtle" tunes is Paul Blackford - Latitude

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaX4GmhYu8A

      You can also find artists with the atmospheric style you are looking for in DJ Xed's legendary "Electric Chill Pill" Mixes.

      Maybe you can enjoy the work of Koan which is very atmospheric breaks with influences from Trance music.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnVN9qbgCVI

      Check out the melodic genius "Automatic Tasty" who has several free albums.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxvTb13b8p4

      Blotnik Brothers' Future Visions are in the same mood, too.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3sc_A0fDio

      This should keep you busy for a while but there are still thousands of other electro artists to discover who represent the deeper sound you want.
    • Hi,
      thanks a lot for all the recommendations.
      This is turning into a really good thread, I'll keep posting my discoveries.
      Those Xed mixes look excellent, so many good tunes.
      I put the tracklists here for reference.

      DJ Xed - Electric Chill Pill
      00:00 Z-Boson – Dopplereffekt
      03:13 The Light of Other Days – Scape One
      05:08 Starlight – Unn
      08:55 Your Trophy – Claro Intelecto
      12:18 Passengers – Unn
      15:14 Machine – Scape One
      18:59 Eniac's Revenge – Audiowerk
      21:50 Basic Level – Anthony Rother
      25:58 Infophysix – Dopplereffekt
      29:28 Seashell – Subtonal
      31:51 Rendered – Silicon Scally
      36:23 Life – Unn
      38:58 Anomaly – Carl A. Finlow
      44:18 Conflict – Carl A. Finlow
      49:36 Equilibrium – Carl A. Finlow
      53:23 Atom 312 – Dron
      59:47 Tetra-Novice – Tevatron
      02:35 Peace of Mind – Claro Intelecto
      07:12 Parallel Array – Silicon Scally
      10:19 Dimensional Glide – Transllusion
      16:26 Digits – Scape One
      20:46 Andrean Sand Dunes – Drexciya
      26:03 Lonely Journey of the Comet Bopp – Shifted Phases
      29:35 Le Mouvement – Sterac Electronics
      36:00 C To The Power Of X + C To The Power Of X = MM = Unknown – Drexciya


      DJ Xed - Electric Chill Pill vol. 2
      00:00 Intro
      00:09 Kraftwerk - The Man-Machine
      02:10 Dagobert - DE Breakdown
      06:04 Little Computer People - Friends Are Not Electric
      11:34 Supreme.ja - Dreamless
      14:15 Mr. Velcro Fastener - Silent Running
      16:49 Mas 2008 - Forgotten Knowledge
      20:09 Mr. Velcro Fastener - Robots 4 Life
      22:18 AS 1 - Midnight Creep
      24:36 Random Factor - Broken Mirror
      28:04 Carl A. Finlow - Night Owl
      31:48 Voice Stealer - Evaluation
      35:40 Paul Blackford - Tear Drops
      39:05 Carl A. Finlow - Anomaly
      43:13 Index ID - Schlaphase
      47:28 Autechre - Bike
      50:16 Dynamik Bass System - Lotron City
      53:13 Anthony Rother - God Of The Gods
      57:08 Le Car - Cinematic-Automatic (Heinrich Mueller Remix)
      00:00 The Artificial Arm - Armtronic Action
      03:55 The Hacker - Fadin' Away (Heinrich Mueller Remix)
      08:27 Gosub - Odessa
      12:41 Decal - A Happy Home
      16:41 Paul Blackford - 12AM Show Down

      DJ Xed - Electric Chill Pill vol. 3
      00:00 Lektroid - Journey....
      03:46 Guardner - The future is my melody....
      07:22 Komputer - Looking down on London (metroland)....
      10:35 Larry Heard - 25 years from alpha....
      14:35 Raiders Of The Lost ARP - City lights....
      17:49 Weltwirtschaft - Amundsen Journey....
      20:36 Index ID - Riff....
      24:24 Mick Chillage - Northern lights....
      28:42 Voice Stealer - Unintensional....
      32:43 Muzfuzz - Like you....
      36:07 Microslav - Sam s tobom....
      41:31 Mr. Velcro Fastener - Knot Three....
      43:54 Paul Blackford - Tear drops....
      47:04 Carl A Finlow - Reconcile....
      51:42 Paul Hardcastle - Spirit Of The Minds Eye....
      54:17 Jacen Solo - Dstress....
      57:30 Analogue Audio Association - Die Kehrseitte....
      60:50 Der Zyklus - Formenverwandler....
      63:53 Le Car - Cinematic-Automatic (Heinrich Mueller Remix)....
      66:44 The Hacker - Fadin Away (Heinrich Mueller Remix)....
      71:31 Mas 2008 - Cypher....
      74:54 Silicon Scally - All torque....
      79:52 Bitstream - Green beam....
      83:15 Solvent - Devices and strategies....
      86:14 Decal - A happy home....
      91:11 Dcast Dynamics - Miss you....
      95:13 First Light - Stop the clock....

      DJ Xed - Electric Chill Pill vol. 4
      00:00 Mas 2008 - Journey To Tomorrow
      03:36 Vector Lovers - Nightwalking Your Memory
      07:06 Koan - The Island Of Deceased Ships
      11:28 Peter, Bjorn & John Feat. Victoria Bergsman - Young Folks (OrtzRoka Remix)
      14:59 Daniel Savio - Aries
      18:51 Arpanet - Infinite Destiny
      22:13 MetaComplex - Avatar Museum
      25:02 The Silicon Scientist - Plattenspieler
      29:26 Drexciya - Song Of The Green Whale
      32:21 ÜNN - This Time Tomorrow
      34:47 DJ Xed - Something
      38:41 Elecktroids - Silicon Valley
      41:21 Plant 43 - Twilight
      44:27 Mr. Velcro Fastener - Reality bites
      47:31 Carl Finlow - Wafer Thin
      52:16 Monolove - 3:30 AM
      55:31 Artificial Arm - Leo
      59:36 Erp - Perfume Persuasion
      63:00 Morphology - Spacetime Interval
      66:09 LektroiD - True Rebels
      70:05 EOD - Utrecht
      73:32 R21 - Shutdown
      75:55 Paul Blackford - 12AM Show Down
    • this is not from 90s but some incredible atmospheric sounds for my opinion! LOVE ALL!!! 8-)
      maybe i help you! ;)

      Morphology - Arcturus

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etbKH8tKz7w

      CRC - Traveller

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYMxj5dMAu8

      Versalife - Tales Of The Unexpected

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWvLDzGAzsQ

      Morphology - Evaportation Residue

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynbyMx5APeM

      Morphology - TriOptimum

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhUkD4qhHOk

      Synth Alien - Cosmic Light

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiegZr7ANyc

      Vagon Brei - Ascensión

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vsz7Z3qtUc

      Submersible Machines - When Whales Fall

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhwFfzBJaxU

      Sterac Electronics - Legacy of a Lost World

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wriyFlvqKI

      Plant43 - Blue Skyways

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulIaLTYkBdY

      E.R.P. - Tuga

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwT8ySeZFUI

      :cylon: