Sunday, May 29, 2016

ACHIM FAERBER-BEIER 1.5 STEEL--5.5 X 14-AUTOMAT SOUNDTRACK WINS BEST MOVIE SOUNDTRACK-CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL MOVIES & MUSIC FESTIVAL-EISBRECHER GOLD AWARD-

I stay in touch with Achim Faerber, and every time I see an email from him I know it is something great. He is into so much, & I always cannot wait to hear his latest update on what he is doing. He, like so many...Has been a great friend to me, and has been an avid supporter of my gear.

This time he had several things that were wonderful to hear. One of the many acts he performs and records with is Automat, the Berlin based electronic trio that has received critical praise from music reviewers, and fans alike. They have released five albums in the last three years, toured Europe & Australia, and without a doubt will continually produce a lot of material. In short: They are just too talented, and too popular not to.

Last month at the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, Automat won the Best Soundtrack for the movie Desire Will Set You Free. Achim Faerber used his 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14 on the track, as he has for all of the bands work.

Another one of his long running positions has been behind the kit for industrial metal giants Eisbrecher. They just received their two Gold Awards on stage recently for their last album "Schock", and their album "Die Holle Muss Warten". This is great to see in today's business side of  musical production. While this is no place to dialogue on the effects of file sharing, downloading, and streaming in this business, to see artists recognized and profit from their work makes me very happy for them. The amount of work that goes into productions of all types is expensive, and extensive. If people want to continue to experience original musical composition...It is imperative to support them by buying their music.

April also saw a release from Danny Dziuk that Achim used his 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14 on. The record was released on April 8th:  "Wer Auch Immer, Was Auch Immer, Wo Auch Immer." Achim used his 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14 on the entire record. Ben Lukas Boysen has a release date of June 10th coming for his latest: "Spells". Achim used his 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 15 on two tracks of this.

As always Achim....Thank You for your friendship & support, Congratulations Again on all your success, and will look forward to talking to you soon.....