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Album Review

Slightly overbearing over the course of its 11 tracks, the best of Systemische is truly remarkable in its unlikely musicality. The group is at its best when the clickety-clackety rhythms are backgrounded to concentrate on melodic and thematic development.

Customer Reviews

Read this PLZ!!!!

Now, don't just make snap judjments from whut u hear in the preview. You need 2 hear the whole songs ('Cause none of 'em are under 4:00 long!) Plus, you need to be really afiliated with the genre, as well. If you are new to this music (expirenmental electronica) then i guarentee you won't understand any of the aspects of it, a normal expiremental electronica fan would stop to appreciate.

It's OK

It's very minimal for something Oval would make. The base audio samples for this album are actually taken from mutilated copies of Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume 2.

Its Great!

i saw the Aqua di Gio commercial by girogio armani, "textuell" was used as their music along with another tune, the beautiful ocean scenes in the commercial were spectacular, along with the water movement scenes in them, not to mention the model: lars burmeister. Along with this song everything came together so perfectly, this song was very inviting and motivating, just so captivating!


Formed: 1993

Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Originally a group that, through attrition, developed into a solo outlet for founding member Markus Popp, Oval were perhaps known more for how they made their music than for the music itself. Their intriguing update of some elements of avant-garde composition, in combination with techniques of digital sound design, resulted in some of the most original, if somewhat challenging, electronic music of the 1990s. After Oval helped establish glitch as a distinct style -- as exemplified by Mille Plateaux's...
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