03/2017
The number of Hits grew so miraculously - Die Schlagzahl so mirakulös erhöht

Flux Record PDF No. 51|3/1/2017
12/2015
Wiener Process
Twenty-four hours drawn out over twenty-four compact discs, moments germinated inside a single algorithm and nurtured into being in a studio situated in his enchanting sounding Lodge for Utopian Science in View Park, California.
STEPHEN FRUITMAN IGLOO MAG
06/2015
Wiener Process
Minimalism is taken to a new height here ... the influence of modern classical music is very clear, but it's all curiously stretched out.
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
05/2015
Wiener Process
Rubbish...you will hear nothing but different pitches of hisses and whirs that will drive you insane.
blackaudio BLACKAUDIO
03/2015
Wiener Process
Se avete avuto la pazienza di leggere e capire, fino a questo punto, allora possiamo brevemente descrivere brevemente questa esperienza che, nella storia della musica, difficilmente trova eguali.
...If you had the patience to read and understand, up to this point, then we can describe briefly this experience that, in music history, has hardly any equal.

Riccardo Gorone CARNAGE NEWS
03/2015
Wiener Process
It isn’t music in any conventional sense: it isn’t even really ambient or ambient industrial, and sounds more like an empty rehearsal room with the amps left on or radios out of tuning than anything else.
Christopher Nosnibor WHISPERINANDHOLLERIN.COM
03/2015
Wiener Process
There are only 24 boxes available, so act quick if you want one.
SD DECODER
12/2014
K5
Where else you will find an affiliation of the powers of Kurzweil and Synclavier machines with the concealed codes of freemasonry?
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
09/2014
Czerny School of Velocity
There is always a conceptual edge to his works, and sometimes it's hard to understand what that is.
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
09/2014
Czerny School of Velocity
Mi piace Frank perché non so mai chi sia Frank...Questo a volte perché se vogliamo la vita come un film, non dobbiamo leggere il copione in anticipo
...I love Frank because I never know who is Frank...If we want life like a movie, we do not have to read the script in advance.

Nicola Tenani SOUNDS BEHIND THE CORNER
09/2014
K5
Mr Frank Rothkamm sails a similarly lone course through the uncharted digital oceans, the winds of concept and phone-numbers for long-since-disappeared tech-support departments filling his sails, scanning the horizons, hunting the great white midi monster.
Ed Pinsent SOUND PROJECTOR
11/2013
K5
La bellezza formale della sua musica, per chi apprezza l'elettronica, è sempre stato il suo marchio di fabbrica.
,,,The formal beauty of his music, for those who appreciate electronics, has always been his trademark.

Ferruccio Filippi DARKROOM
10/2013
stockmozarthausen - a space odyssey

Flux Record PDF No. 50|10/18/2013
09/2013
Germany's Oldest Music Paper Profiles Composer Frank Holger Rothkamm

Flux Record PDF No. 49|9/8/2013
05/2013
K5
Annegare nell’infinito senso d’Arte che inghiotte e restituisce nel tempo
...Drowning in the infinite sense of Art that swallows and returns in time ...

Nicola Tenani SOUNDBEHINDTHECORNER
04/2013
K5
une musique qui évoque celle des pionniers de l’électronique abstraite, de Brün à Xenakis.
... This music evokes the pioneers of abstract electronic music, from Brün to Xenakis.

François Couture CLFX
04/2013
K5
'Planet Of The Apes' film score - an art object disguised as a CDR.
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
03/2013
K5 as the Fifth State of Matter now in New York

Flux Record PDF No. 48|3/24/2013
03/2013
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Another recycled recording with break-beats galore and random genre orientation.
Anonymous HEATHEN HARVEST
03/2013
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Impressive stuff that sees Rothkamm rocking the dancefloor whilst packing tongue firmly in cheek.
Chris Downton CYCLIC DEFROST
03/2013
RENO
Feels like a joke I don’t quite “get”.
Ed Pinsent SOUND PROJECTOR
01/2013
Lecture/Performance : K5 as the Fifth State of Matter

Flux Record PDF No. 47|1/29/2013
06/2012
Moers Works
This disc - a great mystery...as in poltergeist activities
Basilisk BASILISK - MUSICIAN. JOURNALIST. COLLECTOR.
04/2012
RENO
La tracce scorrono senza impegno, coccolano gli amanti del genere con tutti i luoghi comuni ricorrenti
The tracks run without commitment, cuddling lovers of the genre with all the recurring clichés.

Max Firinu DARKROOM
02/2012
RENO
A smattering of retro jewels!
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
02/2012
K5
Love for older technologies
Craig KZSU
02/2012
RENO
We also don’t need to waste much time thinking about the coherence of an artist’s output; they should be free to betray their own routes without necessarily “explaining” a single work.
AURELIO CIANCIOTTA NEURAL
02/2012
RENO
Die CD ist also unweigerlich defekt.
...The CD is therefore inevitably defective.

MM TERZ
02/2012
Day Of Noise 2/12/2012

Flux Record PDF No. 38|2/11/2012
01/2012
RENO
d’une simplicité trompeuse certes, mais tout de même pas ma tasse de thé.
...It’s simplicity is deceiving of course – this IS Rothkamm – but it’s simply not my cup of tea.

François Couture CLFX
01/2012
RENO
l’ennesima punta piccante per un dischetto gioiello
...Another hot tip for a floppy piece of jewelry!

Nicholas Tenan SOUNDS BEHIND THE CORNER
12/2011
RENO
A very fine release - very slick house/techno music - produced excellently.
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
12/2011
RENO - The Skinny Lad And His Beefy House

Flux Record PDF No. 37|12/4/2011
09/2011
Amerika Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit of Sound
O Brother Rothkamm, Where Art Thou?
A mutely remarkable opus ... now dissonantly enigmatic, now coolly impertinent

Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
09/2011
ALT
You could ask yourself if Herr Rothkamm looks like more the wittiest follower of Wilson’s modus operandi or shares the same metaphysical-logical vision by Leibnitz
Vito Camarretta CHAIN D.L.K.
08/2011
Tuning
Bionaut...DJ GLOVE...Talvin Singh
NME NEW MUSIC EXPRESS
07/2011
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Sound can facilitate a new engagement with the visual frame
PRINTED MATTER
04/2011
Mixtape Franka Rothkamma [Czech]

Flux Record PDF No. 34|4/21/2011
03/2011
Amerika
La metafora del cinema glorioso in bianco e nero, i due colori degli ottantotto tasti del pianoforte
...The metaphor of the film in glorious black and white, the colors of the eighty-two piano keys

Nicola Tenani SOUNDBEHINDTHECORNER
02/2011
Amerika
Super-disjointed, heady piano covers - I do find the level of control here to be quite remarkable.
Michael Lutomski FOXY DIGITALIS
01/2011
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
theory and practice overlap: - cinema not far removed from Deleuze's "The Movement-Image" and "The Time-Image"
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL.IT
01/2011
Amerika
More disjointed, academic piano wanderings (by) KZSU experimental favorite Frank Rothkamm
Adam Pearson KZSU
01/2011
Zahra Fugues
Lightly played but dense with notes
Mason KZSU
01/2011
Opus Spongebobicum
Modern classical, a definite recital-hall feel with grand fast tracks alongside creeping, academic slow ones.
Wedge KZSU
12/2010
Amerika Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
"Birth of Primary Cinema from the Spirit of Sound" and "Amerika" act as both theoretical critique and educational artifacts that should be included as core indicative texts in all film and sound design courses
Roger Mills FURTHERNOISE
12/2010
Ghost of New York
Rothkamm is a master alchemist, shaping the base metal of raw sounds into the gold of sparkling stories.
S:M:J63 HEATHEN HARVEST
10/2010
Amerika
N’est pas d’une écoute particulièrement agréable - tend vers la monotonie
...Not a particularly enjoyable listen - it tends toward the monotonous

François Couture CFLX
09/2010
Zahra Fugues
A half-dozen of cloned Keith Tippett-like gnomes fighting for a spot in the sun
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
09/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Pas plus qu'on ne peut appréhender un noumène selon la philosophie kantienne...
...No more than we can apprehend a noumenon by Kantian philosophy...

laurent diouf MUSIQUES & CULTURES DIGITALES
09/2010
Amerika
But just what it is? That makes this CD not easy to digest.
frans de waard VITAL WEEKLY
08/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
In the absurdist world within which Rothkamm works, this "supermodernist" art is nonetheless mesmerizing
- just plain fascinating.

Crawford Philleo FOXY DIGITALIS
08/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Für seine akustische und optische Praxis ein Theoriegebäude in Höhe eines Wolkenkratzers vor uns auftürmt
... For his acoustic and optical praxis he erected in front of us a building of theory as high as a skyscraper

Felix FREISTIL
08/2010
just 3 organs
Nobody can make Rothkamm music but Rothkamm
DaveX WDBX
08/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
polimorfico...visionario...bellissime
polymorphic...visionary...beautiful

Nicola DARKROOM
08/2010
Amerika
The deconstruction is radical...beyond recognition, brittle, somber, and as un-singable as a Boulez "Sonata" or a Stockhausen "Klavierstück"
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
08/2010
Antithesis Of YouTube On YouTube - AMERIKA Is Now A Motion Picture

Flux Record PDF No. 32|8/1/2010
07/2010
ALT
Fantastic effort, brimming with novel ideas and musical dexterity to spare
Tom Sekowski GAZ-ETA
07/2010
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Top()List May 2010
Susanna Bolle RARE FREQUENCY
07/2010
Amerika (2008-2010) Compact Disc (with 4to)

Flux Record PDF No. 31|7/5/2010
06/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Klingt anstrengend? Ist meditativ!
...Sounds exhausting? It's meditative!

Tina Manske TITEL MAGAZINE
06/2010
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
C’est confondant mais pas confus, éclectique mais pas déglingué - C’est diantrement bien pensé.
...It’s confusing though not confused, eclectic though not hectic - It’s darned well thought out.

François Couture MONSIEUR DELIRE
05/2010
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Ode envoûtante dédiée à la musique du monde figé
...Mesmerizing ode dedicated to the music of a frozen world

Pierre Cecile LE SON DU GRISLI
05/2010
Ghost of New York
Puzzling release of rather queasy and bewildering electronic music!
Ed Pinsent SOUND PROJECTOR
05/2010
Ghost of New York
Bears little resemblance to anything musical - random synth beeps and blips and whirrs
Sven Klippel MUSIQUE MACHINE
05/2010
Ghost of New York
Spectral and detailed study - "electronic voices" used to metaphonic phenomena
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
05/2010
ALT
Austerely efficient - plainly stunning
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
05/2010
Birth Of Primary Cinema From The Spirit Of Sound
Hardly a movie - Very hard to understand
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
05/2010
Birth of Primary Cinema from the Spirit of Sound

Flux Record PDF No. 30|5/4/2010
04/2010
ALT
Un album hors du temps pour s’inscrire dans le paysage électronique classique (de ceux qu’on étudiera dans les conservatoires)
... A timeless album to enroll in the electronic landscape of classics (those that get studied in conservatories)

Maxence, MUSICAREACTION
03/2010
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Top 25 - Faves Flaves 2009
Bart Plantenga WRECK THIS MESS
03/2010
Zahra Fugues
Frank's consistently high standard, precision of exploration and variety of media are prodigious
Chris Culter RER
03/2010
ALT Zahra Fugues
Rothkamm e matto - un outsider di questa fatta - dischi sono fatti bene e funzionano
... Rothkamm is nuts - an "outsider" of this sort - discs are done well and work

s.i.b. BLOW UP
03/2010
ALT
A series of precise, computerized statements, each seemingly complete in and of themselves.
Mike Wood FOXY DIGITALIS
03/2010
ALT
A particularly refined record - rooted in the early Kosmische scene
themilkman THEMILKFACTORY
02/2010
Zahra Fugues
Crafting his counterpoint-fuelled missives as effortlessly as most people walk down the street!
Bryon Hayes EXCLAIM!
02/2010
Zahra Fugues
Totalmente acustica il germanico genio di Rothkamm ci sorride conquistandoci!
... Entirely acoustic genius of the Germanic Rothkamm winning smiles!

Nicola Tenani DARKROOM
02/2010
ALT
Personal and timeless - Excellent new compilation from German sound art legend Rothkamm
Niels Mark EARLABS
02/2010
ALT
Extremely prolific - True essence.
Bryon Hayes EXCLAIM!
02/2010
ALT
Discover novel fields of perception
Olivier Lehoux SOLÉNOPOLE
02/2010
Ghost of New York
Obsessive attention to detail
Willsk LEICESTER BANGS
02/2010
Ghost of New York
retrò simili ai rumori di un vecchio videogioco impazzito - privo di qualsivoglia atmosfera - nonché poco comunicativo
...retro sounds of an old video game crazy - devoid of any atmosphere - uncommunicative

Michele Viali DARKROOM
01/2010
ALT
Quasi geniale... se non fossero algoritmi partoriti da un computer!
... Almost brilliant ... algorithms if they were not born to a computer!

Francesca Odilia Bellino ALL ABOUT JAZZ
01/2010
Zahra Fugues
In ihrer Vielfalt und Klangbreite, Virtuosität und Nonchalance sind die 26 kleinen Fugen ein großes Stück Musik.
...In their diversity and scope, virtuosity and carefreeness the 26 small fugues are a big piece of music.

Volkmar Mantei RAGGAZZI
01/2010
ALT
Von überzeugender handwerklicher Qualität
... Made with convincing craftsmanship.

Heinrich Deisl SKUG
01/2010
Ghost of New York
Top Notch Records 2009
Per Svensson SOUNDOFMUSIC
01/2010
Frank Genius is Star Struck
He result is a sound that confusing which needs to be choreographed true
Nicola Tenani DARKROOM
01/2010
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Top 12 - Best Happy Neat-O List of 2009
Dave X WDBX
01/2010
ALT
It is not only abstraction but also trivial pleasure.
Steffen Greiner ECHOES-ONLINE.COM
12/2009
ALT
Rothkamm has achieved the ideal: Enabling the listeners to understand and enjoy at the same time.
Fred M. Wheeler TOKAFI
12/2009
ALT
este un disco cuyo componente armónico se sitúa por encima de cualquier otra consideración
... a disc whose harmonic component is above any other consideration

Zigor Cavero SPINNER
12/2009
ALT
Spare, beautiful and spacious
Guillermo Escudero LOOP
12/2009
ALT
If you are a stinking hippy fuck you need this CD
Alexander Dreyhaupt ELECTRIC ECLECTIC
12/2009
ALT
Late night listening album. Nice one. Again.
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
12/2009
ALT
un programma di pseudo-filosofia ergonomica
Michele Saran ONDA ROCK
12/2009
ALT
Pervaded by a dark force that seeks to emerge
liquid ELECTRONIQUE
12/2009
ALT
This wonderful album, claiming to love many listeners.
maeror3 MAEROR3
12/2009
Ghost of New York
Clichéd - Sterile - Been done so often before
Steve Mecca CHAIN D.L.K
12/2009
Zahra Fugues
Classique en surface, beaucoup plus schizophrénique en profondeur
... Superficially classical, and a lot more schizophrenic when you dig deeper.

Francois Couture CFLX
12/2009
Zahra Fugues
It's excellent music to wake up with.
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
12/2009
ALT
2009 Demanding Music Top 30
Francois Couture CFLX
12/2009
Zahra Fugues
Da ist einer, der von sich sagen könnte, dass die Musik sich niedersetzt auf seinen Fuß und ihm aus der Hand frisst.
... This is someone who could say that music lies down at his feet and eats out of his hand.

Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
12/2009
Ghost of New York
Every so often, the music must crash and start anew
Shannon Smith FOXY DIGITALIS
12/2009
ALT
np: Rothkamm, ALT -- quite surprising, all over the place, and very good
Susanna Bolle RARE FREQUENCY
12/2009
ALT
Wonderfully pleasant exciting, with rich harmonics and filtering processes very beautiful sound synthesizer
multipara DE:BUG
12/2009
ALT
Amazingly beautiful and febrile
Fabrice Vanoverberg LE SON DU GRISLI
12/2009
Ghost of New York
Hymn to the insufficient definition of a liquefied polymorphism - most evident exemplifications of a street man's failure to realize that Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Si is not the centre of the cosmos.
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
12/2009
Ghost of New York
Excellent - Rewards and supports immersive as well as casual listening.
Chris Cutler RER
11/2009
ALT
Rothkamm’s most accessible record yet - soft and melodic, very pretty.
Francois Couture CFLX
11/2009
ALT
Mysterious philosopher - Sound design environments for our soul - ambient existentialist!
Frederick Spadavecchia FREQUENCIES.IT
11/2009
Zahra Fugues : The True Art and The Compact Disc

Flux Record PDF No. 28|11/22/2009
11/2009
ALT
This album conceptually is quite different to most other 'ambient/electronic' albums - based around the beautiful old-fashioned sounds of analog synths
Peter van Cooten AMBIENTBLOG
11/2009
Ghost of New York
Works from the analogue synthesizer, that depict quite well the hectic of the city
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
10/2009
Ghost of New York
Mixes in serious electronic research, absurdism, and dadaism with unequaled gusto - Marvelously destabilizing!
Francois Couture CFLX
10/2009
4 Things For The End : Vibrofiles, Furthernoise, ALT and TETRALOGY

Flux Record PDF No. 27|10/30/2009
10/2009
Ghost of New York : Radio Transmission

Flux Record PDF No. 26|10/10/2009
07/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Impolitic and punctilious at once, gifted with the classic ironic touch that this artist is renowned for!
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
07/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck Opus Spongebobicum
His output is prolific, varied and always delivered with an unceasing attention to detail, precision and humour.
Roger Mills FURTHERNOISE
07/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Closer in spirit to John Oswald's plunderphonics!
Paul Simpson FOXY DIGITALIS
06/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
One wonders if there's anything original to the artist!
John Gore CHAIN D.L.K.
06/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Artificial intelligence probably needs for relaxation - remember The Residents attitude!
Dmitry Vasilyev IEM
06/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Sempre sul crinale tra genio e bluff - si clona di tutto e di più!
. . . Always on the edge between genius and bluff - he clones anything!

Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
05/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck Opus Spongebobicum just 3 organs
Kdo by to do klavíristy ? Frank Rothkamm, matematické operace, houba a smecka bastardu!
. . . Who would have said to the pianist? Frank Rothkamm, mathematical operations, and sponge pack bastards!

Petr Ferenc A2
04/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
En bitsk kommentar till allt det allvar som omger den experimentella elektronik och konstscen!
. . . A snappy comment on all the seriousness surrounding experimental electronics and art!

Thomas Millroth SOUNDOFMUSIC.NU
04/2009
Opus Spongebobicum
"Hit single" feel, using rock techniques for an Elton John effect. - You wouldn’t know anything was up were it not for variations like the fourth one.
Wedge MEMORY SELECT: AVANT-JAZZ RADIO
04/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Genial, wahrhaftig! - Einer der begabtesten Sampler der Musikgeschichte!
. . . Genius, indeed! - One of the most gifted sample artist in music history!

Tina Manske TITEL MAGAZINE
03/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Thought I’d let you know– Frank Rothkamm’s “Genius Is Star Struck” will be making my Best of 2009 list.
. . . Better grab it now!

Dave X WDBX
03/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
You must hear the new frank rothkamm album frank genius is star struck
. . . He's left esoteric electronic bits for pop!

Tim Ritchie ABC RADIO NATIONAL SOUND QUALITY
03/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Been there, heard that - Conceptual sound art and a million samples!
SEAN 0 & MARINA A ORGAN
03/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Frank Rothkamm is Frank Genius - He never seems to do the same thing twice!
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
03/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Avant-garde disco and sample music
. . . leaving it deliberately unclear as to where the joke leaves off and the conceptual art begins!

Ed Pinsent THE SOUND PROJECTOR
03/2009
Frank Genius is Star Struck
Laughed out loud - I dearly love humor in music!
Canary Burton WOMR
03/2009
Flux Records announces the release of Frank Rothkamm's Frank Genius is Star Struck

Flux Record PDF No. 25|3/3/2009
12/2008
opus spongebobicum
A breath of fresh air and not at all out of place in an indie world. It could easily be played/listened to right next to something by Stereolab or Sonic Youth.
Blond Adonis HEATHEN HARVEST
11/2008
opus spongebobicum
New classicality reworked for contemporary habits.
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
10/2008
opus spongebobicum
A beautiful enigma
Chris Cutler RER
10/2008
Opus Spongebobicum - The how and the why of the composition and recording

Flux Record PDF No. 24|10/11/2008
10/2008
opus spongebobicum
First and last, Rothkamm is an excellent pianist who takes his comedy seriously.
Stephen Fruitman SONOMU
09/2008
opus spongebobicum
The concept alone is inspired - 10/10!
John Cavanagh FOXY DIGITALIS
09/2008
just 3 organs
The sheer inventiveness and deranged humour that Rothkamm threads throughout the album endears it from first listen!
Roger Mills FURTHERNOISE
09/2008
opus spongebobicum
A one-of-a-kind system for escaping expectations by utilizing refashioned past conceptions converted into a string of unquiet considerations.
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
09/2008
opus spongebobicum
Demanding and exquisite quality - Demonstrates compositional depth
Volker Mattei RAGAZZI
08/2008
Opus Spongebobicum
Absolutely spontaneous and intense momentum which is impossible escape
Roberto Alessandro Filippozzi DARKROOM
08/2008
The French Guide to the electronic music of ROTHKAMM (MP3+PDF)

Flux Record PDF No. 23|8/1/2008
07/2008
opus spongebobicum
One of the great talents of our time
Dave X WDBX
07/2008
opus spongebobicum
19th century piece of classical music with some 'strange' elements thrown in - nice to hear!
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
07/2008
opus spongebobicum
domo arigoto Mr. Sponge
Yukari Hayashida PUFFIN PRESS
07/2008
just 3 organs
These retro-sounding microtonal works feature three Yamaha organs tuned 33 cents apart.
Gino Robair ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN
07/2008
Electronic Musician's Soundtracks of the Month are Frank - Zappa + Rothkamm

Flux Record PDF No. 22|7/14/2008
05/2008
just 3 organs
Very organised - Good for the ear
Chris Cutler RER
05/2008
just 3 organs
Synthetic feelings - Schizoid polyphonies - Appreciably hybrid electronica
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
05/2008
just 3 organs
Enigmatically unpigeonholeable. Is this an allusion to Steve Reich “Four Organs”? Is three really the perfect number?
MASSIMO RICCI TOUCHING EXTREMES
04/2008
just 3 organs
Charmingly eccentric - Endearingly retro - in a unsettling, Luminescent glow.
Susanna Bolle WZBC
04/2008
just 3 organs
Limits of madness stained by a touch of genius!
Michele Viali DARKROOM
04/2008
just 3 organs
Masterfully-rendered work - Compelling album filled with odd shapes, bold movement, and a wide range of unusual technique
Dave X WDBX
04/2008
just 3 organs
Very skillfully achieved - Isao Tomita dropped into a “Saucerful of Secrets” Pink Floyd session - Clearly not a po-faced beard stroker!
John Cavanagh FOXY DIGITALIS
04/2008
just 3 organs
Blippy to droney, but all very creepy (tri-tones do that)
Your Imaginary Friend KZSU
04/2008
just 3 organs
I tried playing it on my turntable but it sounded like all my other CDs
ken montgomery ART IS THROWING MONEY OUT THE WINDOW
04/2008
just 3 organs
At times it's highly challenging and experimental - At times it's simply beautiful and emotional.
Eric Besnard BASKARU
03/2008
just 3 organs
A hypernumerally-obsessed series of mind-bending compositions frightening not only for their mathematical bent, but the strikingly natural way Rothkamm approaches this sort of layering.
Dave X WDBX
03/2008
just 3 organs
Pretty esoteric - music unlike anything else - a fun ride
empty j HEATHEN HARVEST
03/2008
just 3 organs
Rothkamm plays it like a modern classic master
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
03/2008
FB03
Extremely post post-modern - It is an experience to sift through the composer's account of what it all means
Maccormick AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE
03/2008
opus spongebobicum
If anyone considers this a work of genius then they are very silly indeed.
Dominy Clements MUSICWEB
03/2008
NEW: "just 3 organs" (2003-2008) The Story + The Album

Flux Record PDF No. 21|3/3/2008
02/2008
LAX
High-end, top-of-the line intricacy and fabulous beauty - Brilliant
Ingvar Loco Nordin SONOLOCO
02/2008
LAX
Brilliant conceptual posthumous soundtrack
Aurelio Cianciotta NEURAL
02/2008
LAX
BEST OF 2007 - Sounding like it was the long lost soundtrack to Brazil the movie and as if it has been produced in a dusty particle accelerator filled with Gummi Bears.
bart plantenga WRECK THIS MESS
02/2008
LAX
Beyond the bleepy computer music - There's a very human element laced around the 0s and 1s
S:M:J63 HEATHEN HARVEST
02/2008
LAX
Analog sounds and computerized detritus - Tasty as juicy fruits
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
02/2008
LAX
Rothkamm is a man of concepts, and a man to change his music
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
02/2008
LAX
Instead of building monuments to the negative balance sheets of the 20th century, he bets on the synaesthetic and synergistic effects of sound + text, presumption of senselessness and sophistication.
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
02/2008
LAX
A real infectious release
DaveX WDBX
02/2008
FB03
A gem
chris cutler RER
02/2008
FB03
this is everything you want music to be
SEAN 0 & MARINA A ORGAN
02/2008
FB03
Fierce intelligence - coupled with that sense of humour
S:M:J63 HEATHEN HARVEST
02/2008
FB01 FB02 FB03
It is all about to actually live utopia - a fantastic-futuristic tuning and atmosphere
Joker Nies SOUND & RECORDING
02/2008
LAX
If you dig [ Stockhausen's ] Hymnen, you'll dig LAX
Steve Hicken SEQUENZA21
12/2007
Portrait Rothkamm - a mini-feature in Sound + Recording magazine [German]

Flux Record PDF No. 19|12/24/2007
11/2007
Moers Works
The most ornery, determined, punchy, and stolid analogue tape work ever to have been set down in the name of electro-acoustic music.
Ed Pinsent THE SOUND PROJECTOR
11/2007
Frank Rothkamm makes the cover of London's Sound Projector magazine

Flux Record PDF No. 17|11/7/2007
11/2007
Moers Works
Ein Moerser in New York - Die Klone komponieren mit
Karl Daniel NRZ
10/2007
LAX
Rothkamm’s skill is undeniable, but little here is truly memorable;
darren bergstein E|I
10/2007
Frank Rothkamm Loses Vintage Musical Equipment In Witch Fire

Flux Record PDF No. 15|10/7/2007
09/2007
FB03 - The Critique of the Critique - Clash of European Ideologies

Flux Record PDF No. 14|9/23/2007
09/2007
Moers Works
Between tape collage, free-form ambient noise and chamber music
MECHANOISE LABS
09/2007
FB03
Highly entertaining - frolicking in forgotten futures - with nods aplenty to Stockhausen
David Stubbs THE WIRE
09/2007
FB03
The only set of CD notes with a glossary
Jay Batzner SEQUENZA21
09/2007
FB03
There’s no comparison...
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
08/2007
LAX
Something different - strange and odd
PR DARK LILITH PROJECT
08/2007
FB03
Self-constrained yet total-freedom-enabling
Marc Urselli-Schaerer CHAIN D.L.K.
08/2007
FB03
Extraordinary representative of the "cosmic"
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
08/2007
FB03
Soundtrack eines düsteren Science-Fiction Films
Volkmar Mantei RAGGAZZI
08/2007
FB03
Intricacy and otherworldliness
DaveX WDBX
08/2007
FB03
Auflehnung gegen Eitelkeiten im Sinne von Vergänglichkeit
Bodo Stock
07/2007
FB03
Caveman electronics at its best!
Chuck Bettis DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY
07/2007
FB03
Unique...
Canary Burton WOMR
07/2007
Moers Works
Genius - classics in post-industrial
Prenna Unsane HEATHEN HARVEST
07/2007
FB03
A fine album, again...
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
07/2007
FB03
mmmm deep.....
Yukari Hayashida PUFFIN PRESS
07/2007
just 3 organs
just weird tones wobbling - wacky and out-dated
Joel Hedrick CYCLIC DEFROST
07/2007
FB03 and The 400 - The Finale of Rothkamm's Machine Trilogy Launches as an Social Art Event

Flux Record PDF No. 8|7/4/2007
06/2007
FB02
Electronic and pop favorites from 2006
David Hartunian THE TARTAN (CARNEGIE MELLON'S STUDENT NEWSPAPER)
06/2007
FB01 FB02 Moers Works
Life, technology, and quasimystical principles of a philosopher-cum-musician
Adam Blyweiss E|I
05/2007
Moers Works
Intrinsic qualities of its lo-fi creation
eskaton CHAIN D.L.K.
05/2007
LAX
The musical language seems to be absolutely alienated, but the intensity of its constructions is exceptionally high.
Dmitry Vasilyev MONOCHROME VISION
05/2007
FB03
Electronic impressionism decorated with elements of serial music
Dmitry Vasilyev MONOCHROME VISION
04/2007
Moers Works
Transcendental organicity - Vision so clear even at that tender age
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
04/2007
Moers Works
Temperamentvollen Maximalisten - Genial(...)
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
04/2007
just 3 organs
A soundtrack - under the influence of some heavy narcotics
John Berry MUSICEMISSIONS
04/2007
Ein Moerser in New York [German]

Flux Record PDF No. 35|4/23/2007
04/2007
Moers Works
Fully-formed album - Cues from 60s/70s electronic - Amazing collection
Matt McKeogh OUTERSPACEGAMELAN
03/2007
Moers Works
Short and witty - highly plunderphonic
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
03/2007
Moers Works
Vintage voola - Bound to be a goodie!
Ed Pinsent THE SOUND PROJECTOR
01/2007
Rothkamm - Astronaut vnitøního vesmíru article appears in His Voice [Czech]

Flux Record PDF No. 18|1/24/2007
01/2007
FB02
Futuristic Bugs Bunny cartoon
eskaton CHAIN D.L.K.
01/2007
OUT NOW: Moers Works (1982-1984) Compact Disc

Flux Record PDF No. 16|1/7/2007
12/2006
FB02
One of the most interesting musicians of our time
Dmitry Vasilyev (I.E.M.) MONOCHROME VISION
12/2006
FB02
Between astro-lounge and the utterances of a space capsule
Bart Plantenga WRECK THIS MESS
11/2006
FB02
Highly evocative of an interstellar medium
Matt Howarth SONIC CURIOSITY
11/2006
FB02
The sensation is incredible
Coltraz SONHORS
10/2006
FB02
Catapulted by a pinball wizard through multiplex space architectures
Rigobert Dittmann BAD ALCHEMY
09/2006
FB02
A glittering drizzle of tinkles and swells
Randy Nordschow NEW MUSIC BOX
09/2006
FB02
Careful, intricate and sensitive - A rare thing
Chris Cutler RER
09/2006
Between Heaven and Earth 9/22/06 LES Rooftop Event FB02

Flux Record PDF No. 7|9/14/2006
09/2006
FB01
blippy, soul and ambient trippiness
Your Imaginary Friend KZSU
09/2006
FB02
Sudden private discovery of a new dimension, in the middle of the living room
Volkmar Mantei RAGAZZI
08/2006
FB02
Impressive multicolour shapes - could work wonders for pillheads
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
08/2006
FB02
Great ! delicate and subtil micro-tones - very clear realisation
Jean-Claude ELOY ELOYJEANCLAUDE.ORG
08/2006
FB02
Warm blips and tones. very addictive.
Ed Blake CJSF
08/2006
FB02
Challenging listen - Fascinating treasures
DaveX WDBX
08/2006
FB02
Highly mathematical music - That's certainly the way to do it!
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
08/2006
TRIPHONY Explained In New Edition of ROTHKAMM 'FB02'

Flux Record PDF No. 1|8/3/2006
06/2006
Electronic Live Premiere Under The Stars - ROTHKAMM 'FB02 - Astronaut of Inner Space'

Flux Record PDF No. 12|6/29/2006
06/2006
FB01
austerity gets balanced by a unique and sympathetic kinky-calculated foolishness
bleed DE:BUG
06/2006
FB01
extremely listenable - extremely convincing
Chris Cutler RER
05/2006
FB01
his ideas, his sounds – his music: relentless richness of expression and modulation that you wouldn’t think possible.
Ingvar Loco Nordin SONOLOCO
05/2006
FB01
a true worship with the machines or rather with the instructions that they can be led to carry out
Coltraz SONHORS
05/2006
FB01
highly cerebral - just listen in sheer amazement
Guy Montag KFJC
05/2006
FB01
It's certainly great music
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
05/2006
FB01
astonishing variety of unusual geometries and movements in the aural space
Massimo Ricci TOUCHING EXTREMES
05/2006
FB01
computer sysex blah blah
Keith Fullerton Whitman MIMAROGLU
05/2006
FB01
truly unique digital music, sapping with an air of sci-fi
Randy Nordschow NEW MUSIC BOX
05/2006
FB01
really great and very different than anything i have heard
Max Mathews MARMAX
05/2006
FB01
Stockhausen might have had such an abundance of sounds in mind when coming back from Paris
Gottfried Michael Koenig INSTITUUT VOOR SONOLOGIE
05/2006
FB01
very starkly beautiful, unique yet connected to the tradition of classic(al) electronic music
John Kannenberg STASISFIELD
03/2005
3 times for 3 time-zones - net-deployed live electronic music

Flux Record PDF No. 13|3/3/2005
01/2005
16 hour on-line party to release the compact disc "FB01"

Flux Record PDF No. 11|1/30/2005
12/2004
Electronic Music Live From New York - ONE day THREE concerts

Flux Record PDF No. 10|12/14/2004
10/2004
Rothkamm.com Launches as a Case Study House

Flux Record PDF No. 9|10/10/2004
01/2000
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
speaking through water
David Cotner VITAL WEEKLY
04/1998
Planet Genius
high energy, percussion oriented, shifting techno-edge sculpture
Kim Alexander LAST SIGH
04/1998
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
unique piece of experimental electronica integrating natural sound and those manipulated by man and machines
Kim Alexander LAST SIGH
04/1998
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
artfully blend droning electronics with other sound effects
David J Opdyke AMBITRANCE
03/1998
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
electronic and organic sounds that blend together perfectly... it was an unique experience
Jean-Francois Fecteau LE VESTIBULE
02/1998
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
better ambient releases
terre thaemlitz COMATONSE
01/1998
Mystery of the Leaping Fish
powerfully relaxing and mentally stimulating
Andrew Magilow SPENDID
03/1997
Tuning
For adventurous DJ's an exiting record
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY
03/1997
Tuning
I rather enjoy the piece as a dj's tool
Deftly-D W.J.U.L.
03/1997
Tuning
the more interesting vinyl artifacts
Douglas Wolk CMJ
03/1997
Tuning
completely defies description
Ian D. Elliott SQUELSH
03/1997
Tuning
sheer perversity factor
Rob Young WIRE
08/1995
Planet Genius
traditional techno attributes, but with dramatically different timbres and intriguing arrangements
M. Mahan ALTERNATIVE PRESS
03/1995
Planet Genius
signifies the birth of a new genre of music
Paul Jarvis UK-DANCE, IDM
03/1995
Planet Genius
the work of true mastermind
Elliott Smith INDEPENDENT MUSIC REVIEW
03/1995
Planet Genius
Malcolm Mc Laren should give this a listen
Bruce Hollihan KPFK LOS ANGELES
03/1995
Planet Genius
spiralling samples and mutant beats 'n' bleeps
Greg Clow FEEDBACK MONITOR
03/1995
Planet Genius
breaks through the many barriers electronic dance music is restricted by
John C Avery II DJTRAXX
03/1995
Planet Genius
lovely unique package, produced in a limited, numbered edition like fine art multiples.
M. Sullivan OPTION
03/1995
Planet Genius
never bowing to artistic tunnel vision
Cosey Fanni-Tutti CTI
01/1995
Planet Genius
a la Phil Glass: "is there a progression here that I'm missing?"
Jeff Davis HYPERREAL