Nils Wülker – Go (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 43:46 minutes | 429 MB | Genre: Electronic
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © WM Germany
The title means Go, or go! and is thus tailor-made for a musician, a person like Nils wülker always in motion, curious and forward-thinking, his head full of musical ideas.
GO is Nils Wülker’s excursion into elegant electronics and completes a trilogy of albums that has been experienced for at least five years, for which the at least as charismatic as visionary trumpeter/Songwriter has seduced us with UP into Pop and with on into Hip Hop. His tenth studio album, with all the analog synthesizers, the Arpeggiator, the Organic Loops and Beats, is not live at most, as the great melodist (Die Zeit) says, but stands out in contrast with some of his most beautiful and emotional Songs to date and the most direct and dynamic trumpet playing beyond his Live albums and concerts. Completely self-composed, the ten pieces of GO show the most extreme and energetic side of the multi-award-winning musician recorded to date with members of his popular Live Band, in addition to the Viennese keyboardist Albin Janoska, the sound expert behind SOHN, and the American trumpeter Theo Croker in the anything but sterile Corona distance Duo Highline.
“It was good for this production to have done the Live Album right before it, as contradictory as that sounds, “says Nils wülker and immediately explains what” go “owes to his Live Album” Decade”, which was released in 2019. “I have now worked more “live” in the Studio, was able to bring more dynamics via the trumpet playing, to take this human Element with me via the trumpet. In addition, it has strengthened me in my way of working. Maybe that’s why I got help with the Sounds, but the Songs were all written completely by myself again, without Co-writing, Like on the last two albums.”Another not exactly obvious aspect in the development process of” GO “was the program” the art of the Duo”, with which Nils wülker went on tour with his long-time guitar Partner Arne Jansen at the end of 2019. Just like in this enthusiastically recorded concert series, The Trumpet is not only a melody and Solo Instrument, but takes on other functions – looped, filtered, rhythmically chopped up or alienated.
1. Nils Wülker – Distorting Time
2. Nils Wülker – Hidden Intentions
3. Nils Wülker – The You of Now
4. Nils Wülker – Hybrid
5. Nils Wülker – Seat 47
6. Nils Wülker – Highline (feat. Theo Croker)
7. Nils Wülker – The Frame
8. Nils Wülker – Blow Up
9. Nils Wülker – Perlage
10. Nils Wülker – Faced With a Choice, Do Both