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News Items 2012

 

2012 - December - Twilight Ritual LP "RITUALS"

December 2012, Onderstroom Records releases Twilight Ritual's epic record "RITUALS" on top quality vinyl. The original designs have been reworked and upgraded, tracks fully remastered for optimal vinyl experiance. Enjoy !!
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2012 - October - Twilight Ritual Live at the Beursscouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

October 6th 2012, Twilight Ritual performs at the RELEASE x NUIT BLANCHE event in Brussels. Check it out here : http://www.facebook.com/events/529902997025687/.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2012 - March - Twilight Ritual LP "THE FACTORY SCREAM"

March 2012, Onderstroom Records releases Twilight Ritual's "The Factory Scream" on top quality vinyl. Geert designed a totally new cover artwork for this high profiled release. All tracks we previously only available through MG's own CD releases. This selection opens TWR's work for the many.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2012 - February - Twilight Ritual 12" "FEAR FOR LOOSING YOU"

February 2012, Frigio Records from Spain relerases a 12" remix of Twilight Ritual's Fear For Loosing You. The 12" contains Sneaker's Dunkeltier remix and the original versionon the backside. Fear For Loosing You originally appeared on the Rituals CD release from 2005.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2012 - February - Twilight Ritual releases "Relectromagnetism"

February 2012, the long awaiting retro-electro release from Twilight Ritual "Relectromagnetism" is available. Tracks were recorded between 2003 and 2010, and mixed between 2005 and 2011. Som tracks are 'live' studio recordings - no mulitrack or mixing involved - just like the old days. Other tracks have modern arrangements using a mix of old-school an new electro sounds.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.



News Items 2011

 

2011 - April - AUTUMN LP "SYNTHESIZE"

Minimal Wave (NY, USA, www.minimal-wave.org) releases a full length LP wit a 'best of' uptempo tracks from Autumn. Top quality vinyl in transparent green ! This LP assembles tracks recorded between 1981 and 1983 and originally released on casettes and CD through the Micrart Group. The world finally meets the early Autumn.
Related Links : Autumn.

2011 - January - Autumn participates in "Underground Belgian Wave, Vol II"

The reworked version of 'Synthesize' opens this new LP release by Walhalla Records, a label from Antwerp Belgium run by Lieven De Ridder.
Related Links : Autumn.



News Items 2010

 

2010 - October - Twilight Ritual goes LIVE

October 9th 2010, Twilight Ritual goes LIVE in Bochum, Germany. The show will be a combination of old popular tracks and some new work, lifted with video graphics. The band also presents its newest relerase "Distant Fires" with 2 live tracks, among which "Humanoid".
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2010 - September - Angular Recordings compilation uses 2 tracks

The "Cold Wave and Minimal Electronics" vinyl release by Angular Records uses 'Night In June' from Linear Movement. In it's digital release, 'Closed Circuit' from Twilight Rituals is a bonus track.
Related Links : Angular Records.

2010 - March - Twilight Ritual goes LIVE

March 13th 2010, Twilight Ritual goes LIVE in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The show will be a combination of old popular tracks and some new work, lifted with video graphics.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2010 - January - Twilight Ritual releases "DISTANT FIRES"

Finally, some new work from Twilight Ritual is out there again. This new release contains 7 great tracks. The release is available through iTines and Audiolife.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, Distant Fires.

2010 - January - Gerardus Le Monk releases 10th album

"Watching the Undead Howl" is the 10th release by Gerardus Le Monk.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Watching the Undead Howl.

 

News Items 2009

 

2009 - November - Twilight Ritual releases "THE HOUSE OF FOOLS"

Twilight Ritual releases a mini-CD with 5 tracks, all dating back to the Nocturnal Transmissions period around 2000.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, The House of Fools.

2009 - July - Micrart Group signs deal with Audiolife for online CD production

All Micrart Group CD hardcopies will now be produced by Audiolife. The customized audiolife shop is now the only way to order Micrart CD's in hardcopy.
Related Links : All :-))

2009 - February - Gnostic Reveil releases first album "Mooding The Changes"

A new minimal music project by Peter Bonne is finally released. Mooding the Changes presents nice melodic music, loungy, minimal, etherial.
Related Links : Gnostic Reveil, Mooding the Changes.

2009 - January - LINEAR MOVEMENT LP "ON THE SCREEN"

Minimal Wave (www.minimal-wave.org) has released a 1983 original Linear Movement collection of tracks on a real quality vinyl LP.
Related Links : Linear Movement, On The Screen.

 

News Items 2008

 

2008 - November - Twilight Ritual and A Split-Second on You Tube

A couple of video's are now posted on a Micrart Group youtube.com page
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2008 - May - Twilight Ritual on Electro Arc Compilation vol III

Twilight Ritual appears again on the Volume III Electro Arc Compilation with the Organic track "My Delay".
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, Organic.

2008 - March - Twilight Ritual on brazilian limited edition Wave Klassix

Twilight Ritual appears on the limited brazilian edition Wave Klassix with "Closed Circuit" from "Rituals"
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, Rituals.

2008 - January - Gerardus Le Monk releases 9th album

"Midlight Hunting" is the 9th release by Gerardus Le Monk.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Midlight Hunting.

 

News Items 2007

 

2007 - July - Twilight Ritual "WebbMen" EP in iTunes

Several versions of the 1982 electro topper "WebbMen" have been collected on a new TWR EP available via iTunes only.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, WebbMen.

2007 - July - Release of Grape

Finally, after a couple of years, the Lounge project of Peter Bonne and Wim Vermeulen called 'Grape' has been released on iTunes.
Related Links : Grape.

2007 - May - Twilight Ritual on Electro Arc Compilation

Twilight Ritual appears on the Volume I Electro Arc Compilation with the Factory Scream track "Wired to the Machines".
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, The Facory Scream.

2007 - May - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is "Shadow Monastery", one of the 2005 releases by Gerardus Le Monk. Have a pre-listen on iTunes.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Shadow Monastary.

2007 - April - Fraude about RITUALS

TWR Supporters have informed us about fraudulous sales of the RITUALS vinyl album.
Related Links : Fraude info .

2007 - March - A Split-Second albums available on iTunes

Finally, the original CD releases by A Split-Second all become available on iTunes.
Related Links : A Split Second.

2007 - March - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is "Legacy", the heritage album from Wasteland, sucessor of a A Split-Second. Have a pre-listen on iTunes.
Related Links : A Split Second; Wasteland.

2007 - January - New release "Lovelike Ghosts " by Gerardus Le Monk

Next production form Gerardus Le Monk. Simultaineous release on Micrart and iTunes.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Lovelike Ghosts.

2007 - January - FLEXX releases TWILIGHT RITUAL - WEBB-MEN

The high profile minimal-electro label FLEXX has made the release of the Indecs remix of Twilight Ritual's Webb-Men on 12" vinyl available. It is a combined release with a rare german track by Peppermint Lounge. Check it out http://www.flexx.be/item/flexx003/.
Related Links :
Twilight Ritual.

2007 - January - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is "Pow!", the first release by Das Cabinett. Have a pre-listen on iTunes.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

 

News Items 2006

 

2006 - November - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is "Full Moon", one of the nicest but hardly known Twilight Ritual CD's. Full Moon continues the line set out by Organic, and presents 9 great and extended tracks. Have a pre-listen on iTunes.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2006 - October - Micrart publishes on iTunes

The Micrart Group has joined Apple's iTunes as official Label. All releases will be published on iTunes.
Check the Micrart Catalog for iTunes availability.
Related Links : Micrart Catalog.

2006 - September - Visit MySpace

Twilight Ritual and Gerardus Le Monk opened a spot on MySpace :
www.myspace.com/twilightritual and www.myspace.com/gerardlemonk.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual - Gerardus Le Monk.

2006 - September - Twilight Ritual goes LIVE

October 2006, Twilight Ritual goes LIVE in Bochum, Germany and Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. The show will be a combination of old popular tracks and some new work, lifted with video graphics.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2006 - September - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is "Papabilia", 5th release by Gerardus Le Monk. Another eclectic woven impression CD.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk.

2006 - July - New Soundbites

Finally, new soundbites for the latest releases by G. Le Monk and Amber G. Daines : Papabilia, Shadow Monastery, and Lord of the Red Desert.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk.

2006 - July - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "Pulse Music" by Linear Movement presents up tempo electrpo songs, a new direction in Micrart evolution in the 80's.
Related Links : Linear Movement .

2006 - June - MINIMAL WAVE releases THE LOST TAPES

The New York Based minimal electro label Minimal Wave has released THE LOST TAPES, a vinyl release of rare and unreleased tapes from mainly Belgian bands from the early 80's. Micrart Group participates with tracks from Unovidual, Linear Movement and Autumn. Check out http://www.minimal-wave.org.
Related Links : Unovidual, Autumn, Twilight Ritual.

2006 - June - FLEXX releases TWILIGHT RITUAL - WEBB-MEN

The high profile minimal-electro label FLEXX announces the release of the Indecs remix of Twilight Ritual's Webb-Men on 12" vinyl. It is a combined release with a rare german track by Peppermint Lounge. Check out http://www.flexx.be/item/flexx003/.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2006 - May - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "Seven Days Autumn" marks the beginning of the Micrart history. Still floating beween symphonic rock and experimental minimal electronic, Autumn shows the way ahead. New soundbites for this release now downloadable.
Related Links : Autumn.

2006 - March - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "The Ritual", a landmark in Micart and alternative music history. Take this opportunity to get this hot CD now.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2006 - February - Added heritage material

Site uploaded with new Rituals booklet version, original Rituals flyer, MG catalog dating novenber 1986.
Related Links : Rituals, Heritage Catalogs.

2006 - February - Unovidual story documented

Finally, this site has been uploaded with a full story of Unovidual, a CD release to be coming soon.
Related Links : Unovidual.

2006 - January - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "Dark Side of the Monk", 4th release by Gerardus Le Monk. Another eclectic woven impression CD.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk.

 

News Items 2005

 

2005 - November - New release "Lord of the Red Desert " by Gerardus Le Monk and Amber Daines

Second production form Gerardus Le Monk and Amber Daines.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Lord of the Red Desert .

2005 - November - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Hard Breakfast ". This recording is a compilation of a 3-day live event in 1981.
Related Links : Autumn.

2005 - October - New release "SHADOW MONASTERY" by Gerardus Le Monk and Amber Daines

Gerardus Le Monk's first co-operation with Amber Daines resulting in "Shadow Monastery"
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Shadow Monastery.

2005 - September - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Metropolis Compilation". Metropolis was a milestone in the Autumn career and this compilation brings the best compositions from the live soundtrack (MCD 8402) together, with some bonus tracks.
Related Links : Autumn.

2005 - July - New release "PAPABILIA" by Gerardus Le Monk

Gerardus Le Monk has produced his fifth CD "Papabilia" in his own unique style of architectural post-modern expression.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk, Papabilia.

2005 - July - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "Virusmaker 1.1 " by Das Cabinett. Eclectic woven impressions. Fascinating.
Related Links : Das Cabinett.

2005 - May - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "Ghosts Even Here" by Gerardus Le Monk. Another eclectic woven impression CD. Get it now.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk.

2005 - April 15 - Twilight Ritual "RITUALS" CD Release

Twilight Ritual 's landmark album 'RITUALS' is finally available on CD. Released by Genetic Music (GEN-020) with 5 extra tracks and 'Elegy' video.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual, RITUALS.

2005 - March 19 - Twilight Ritual Live

Unique Live Performance by Twilight Ritual - check it out.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual .

2005 - March - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD "Protect From Freezing" by Das Cabinett. Eclectic woven impressions. Get it now.
Related Links : Das Cabinett.

2005 - February - Micrart V.A. "Walking On Thin Air" Double CD

To celebrate 25 years of Micrart Group, a special compilation 35 track double CD "Walking On Thin Air" is released with tracks from Autumn, Twilight Ritual, Linear Movement, Unovidual, Wasteland, Das Cabinett, Gerardus Le Monk and Gnosis.
Contains 7 previously unreleased tracks !
Related Links : Walking On Thin Air.

2005 - January - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Hard Breakfast" - a live recording from 3 improvised performances with rented electronic equipment, acoustic guitar, flute, jazz dance and computer projection in 1981.
Related Links : Autumn.

 

News Items 2004

 

2004 - November - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Metropolis Live Soundtrack" - a soundtrack written to the historical silent movie by Fritz Lang, using minimalistic instrumentation. Performed live in 1984.
Related Links : Autumn.

2004 - October - Fourth release and soundbites by Gerardus Le Monk

With astonishing productivity, Gerardus Le Monk releases his 4th CD within a year. Soundbites from all releases are now available from this site.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk.

2004 - October - New soundbites from Das Cabinett

Finally, some soundbites from the three Das Cabinett releases are downloadable from this site. Check out this new project by Geert Coppens.
Related Links : Das Cabinett.

2004 - September - New releases by Gerardus Le Monk

A unique simultaneous release of 3 Gerardus Le Monk CD's. Le Monk is a solo project of Twilight Ritual's member Geert Coppens, full of dark ambient an eclectic material.
Related Links : Gerardus Le Monk.

2004 - September - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Twilight Ritual's "Nocturnal Transmissions" - a registration of the concept multimedia concert performed in 2000 at the ancient Bourla theatre in Antwerp.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2004 - July - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Experiments with Environments" - a fine exploration of experimental but accessible music while using a range of different atmospheres. Recorded 1982.
Related Links : Autumn.

2004 - May - New soundbites added

Over 20 new soundbites added to the site. Most releases are now documented with soundbites from one or more tracks.
Related Links : all.

2004 - May - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Domestica / Kraut" - a blend of two one-day sessions with a very specific sound and natural uncontrolled performance, recorded 1983.
Related Links : Autumn.

2004 - March - release of "Reminiscent" by Genetic Music

Genetic Music has released "Reminiscent", a 3-LP luxury box set compiled by Marc Shaeffer. Micrart bands contribute with 6 tracks.
Related Links : Genetic Music .

2004 - March - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Twilight Ritual's "Painted Wall" - minimal and ambient tracks, recorded fall 1998-2001
Related Links : Twilight Ritual.

2004 - February - Third Das Cabinett release

A third release from the new project Das Cabinett called 'Virusmaker 1.1' is released.
Related Links : Das Cabinett.

2004 - January - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "I Invite" - a series of minimal and experimental early tracks, recorded fall 1980.
Related Links : Autumn.

 

News Items 2003

 

2003 - November - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Meditation Of The Lost - Live Introvercy" - an lovely minimal ambient homogenic piece of introvercy, recorded live in november 1981.
Related Links : Autumn.

2003 - September - Heritage Backcatalog

For Die Hard fans - we've posted the very first Micrart Catalog from 1983 in PDF format. Check it out on our heritage catalog pages.
Related Links : Heritage Catalog.

2003 - September - CD of the month

This two-month's promotional CD is Autumn's "Meditation Of The Lost - Solitudes" - an lovely minimal ambient homogenic piece of introvercy.
Related Links : Autumn.

2003 - August - Micrart Backcatalog (full) made available

Wow - that's that. Remastering and redesigning all material took so much longer than anticipated. But now it's done ! The complete Micrart Group backcatalog material is now available. Fully remastered and provided with brilliant up to date artwork. Check it out in our on-line catalog.
Related Links : Autumn - Linear Movement - Twilight Ritual.

2003 - June - CD of the month

From now on, Micrart will promote one of it's CD's each month. For starters, the Wasteland CD is chosen.
Related Links : Wasteland.

2003 - May - Micrart Backcatalog (part 1) made available

It took a while to get it all done, but finally a first set of Micrart Group backcatalog material is now available. Fully remastered and provided with brilliant up to date artwork. Check it out in our on-line catalog.
Related Links : Autumn - Linear Movement - Twilight Ritual.

2003 - Januari - MrSAM remixes Flesh

In Januari 2003, another remix of A Split Second's hit record "Flesh" will be released through Antler Subway records. . This time, MrSAM did the great job. Have a look at his site here.
Related Links : A Split Second.

News Items 2002

 

2002 - October - Paul Oakenfold remixes Flesh

October 21st, Paul Oakenfold's label 'Perfecto' will release his remix of the A Split Second all-time hit "Flesh". His remixes are simply brilliant. Have alook at his site here.
Related Links : A Split Second.

2002 - October - Wasteland album "Legacy"

In conjunction with the renewed interest in A Split Second, Chayell's band Wasteland "Legacy" CD is now available.
Related Links : A Split Second; Wasteland

2002 - October - Chayell bundles releases.

Solo releases of Chayell during the A Split Second era are now bundled in a promotional CD, including some never released tracks.
Related Links : A Split Second; Chayell

2002 - October - New Micrart Site with on-line order.

We're proud to present you our new restyled Micrart Group site. Finally, we've got it all done : new and old releases are now available through or online ordering system. Check it out ! The old material will become available bit by bit as we're working to restaure the old recordings as good as possible.

2002 - Genetic Music Records announce "Reminiscent"

This German based minimal electro label announces a 3LP compilation of early eigthies originals. 6 of the tracks are by Micrart Group bands. Due out soon - check their site !
Related Links : Twilight Ritual

 

News Items 2001 and before

 

2001 - A Split Second - TransMIX 2001

Antler-Subway has released a new remix album by A Split Second. It contains the most popular tracks in very interesting remixes. You can have a prelisten here.
Related Links : A Split Second

2001 - Grape - new band by former "A Split Second" band members

Peter Bonne and Wim Vermeulen started Grape for the occasion of "Art Meets Management". A first track 'Never' was included in this one-off project. The track was produced by dirk Blanchart at the AB Studios Brussels. Read more on their site.

2000 - Twilight Ritual - Nocturnal Transmissions

Since more than 15 years, the band goes live again with an exclusive concept show at the old Antwerp Bourla theatre. Read all about it on the Nocturnal Transmissions subsite. Once again a landmark in their existence. A Live CD will be compiled from the show later on.
Related Links : Twilight Ritual