Library Tapes | David Wenngren

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Library Tapes Profile

Gävle, Sweden - Library Tapes consists of David Wenngren from Gävle, Sweden and is an experimental/ambient band. Per Jardsell was a member of Library Tapes but left after the release of the first album. Later release saw the artist collaborated with Colleen, Erik Skodvin [ Deaf Centre & Svarte Greiner ] ~ [ Peter Broderick ] ~ [ Danny Norbury ] and [ Sylvain Chauveau ]. David Wenngren also releases as Forestflies and Xeltrei.

[ Sleepless Nights ] ~ David Wenngren arrives with the first album released under his own name. The first marked difference between this album and Wenngren's prior works is the emphasis on string arrangements and experimental electronic processing. The piano remains a key constituent of Wenngren's vocabulary, but here its timbres are often shrouded in digital treatments that bring the music closer in tone to Kenneth Kirschner and Taylor Deupree's post-piano material than the Harold Budd-style ambience of old.

This is an approach that suits Wenngren greatly, and the combination of sonic abstraction with the Library Tapes man's more romantic, ornamental instincts makes for an immensely beautiful record. It's so hard to keep up with all the neo-romantic pseudo-classical recordings being made at the moment but this, ladies and gentlemen, is undoubtedly a very good one.

[ Sketches, Outtakes & Rarities ] by Library Tapes is vastly different than the Les Revenants solo project by David Wenngren on the same label (involving the same David)? a more traditionally 'musical' record with lots of classical or modern classical tiny musical snippets and short cinematic pieces, Its actually really nice and incredibly eerie. Namechecks Erik Satie- so that's something to go off to flesh out the world of Library Tapes.

It's like the soundtrack to a Scandinavian detective series. My favourite track so far being Utdrag ur Djävulens Öga which would be the final scene where the protagonist in a bulky cable knit jumper drives a Volvo of a cliff into a freezing cold angry North Sea. On the whole I can see where the two releases on 'Library tapes' fit in together, both creepy, nostalgic and haunting but Sketches, Outtakes & Rarities has slightly more drama and interest in it than Les Revenants so for me was the stronger of the two from the same imprint. __[ NineHertz ].

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Library Tapes 2012 - I Made It For You 2012 - Sun Peeking Through David Wrenngen 2013 - David Wrenngen - Les Revenants 2011 - The Meridians Of Longitude And Parallels Of Latitude

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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- David Wenngren - Les Revenants Artist - David Wenngren Album - Les Revenants [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2013 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical, Drone [ BRILLIANT ] Tracklist 1. Part one 18:52 2. Part two 27:27 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- David Wenngrenn - Les Revenants -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - I Made It For You Artist - Library Tapes Album - I Made It For You [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2012 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical, Drone [ BRILLIANT ] Tracklist 01. Library Tapes - I made it for you 14:11 02. Attilio Novellino 00:17 03. Zachary M. W. Corsa 00:20 04. Björn Granzow 00:15 05. Vic Van der Hoeven 00:21 06. Jan Willem Broek 00:21 07. Christopher Ferreira 00:21 08. Kai Stam 00:25 09. Francesco Amoroso 00:17 10. Valeria Campana 00:16 11. Fabrizia Gullotta 00:17 12. Enrico Siciliano 00:20 13. Jordi Giraldez Abril 00:18 14. Ana B 00:19 15. Andrew Joseph Wiberg 00:19 16. Simone Bruscia 00:14 17. Tilo Kracht 00:14 18. Giuseppe Carrieri 00:17 19. Tania Di Bernardo 00:19 20. Ryan Campbell 00:21 21. Andreas Pertschy 00:20 22. Petula 00:18 23. Daniela Dos Santos 00:16 24. Emily Kawasaki 00:19 25. Silvia G 00:14 26. Stefan Kracht 00:18 27. BLK w/BEAR 00:18 28. Teppei Tokunaga 00:19 29. Ian M Hazeldine 00:20 30. Petra 00:19 31. Agnese 00:15 32. Lisa Unrein 00:17 33. Jeremy Barrows 00:17 34. Aidan & Annabella 00:19 35. Patrick Morrissey 00:28 36. Rita Pipo 00:26 37. Dave 00:20 38. Cathedral Transmissions 00:19 39. Ryota Nozawa 00:22 40. Jeff and Jess 00:19 41. Malena 00:19 42. Emmy Woksepp 00:14 43. Fenscape 00:20 44. Коля Угрюмов 00:19 45. Merlijn 00:20 46. Anna NicGuaire 00:20 47. Mélanie Skriabine 00:20 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - I Made It For You -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - Sun Peeking Through Artist - Library Tapes Album - Sun Peeking Through Release Date - 2012 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical, Drone [ BRILLIANT ] Tracklist 01. Variation II 03:39 02. Parlour (Variation I) 02:33 03. Found 03:16 04. Parlour (Variation III) 01:12 05. We won't need you anymore 02:06 06. End of the summer 02:56 07. Lost 04:10 08. Sun peeking through 02:48 09. Parlour (Variation II) 02:00 10. Variation I 04:32 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - Sun Peeking Through -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- David Wenngren & Christopher Bissonnette - The Meridians Artist - David Wenngren & Christopher Bissonnette Album - The Meridians Of Longitude And Parallels Of Latitude Release Date - 2011 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 1. A Deceptive And Distant Howl 08:26 2. A Wild Tonic In The Rain 11:34 3. In His Ghostly Heart 08:08 4. Burn Like A Meteor And Leave No Dust 11:04 5. Their Hunted Expression 07:32 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- David Wenngren & Christopher Bissonnette - The Meridians Of Longitude And Parallels Of Latitude -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - Library Tapes – Sketches, Outtakes and Rarities Artist - Library Tapes Album - Sketches, Outtakes and Rarities Release Date - 2013 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 01 - An accidental view 02 - Satie on tape 03 - Utdrag ur Djävulens Öga 04 - A loop for the sea 05 - A blurry gloom 06 - Mellan ljud och text (Variation) 07 - A sketch for K & E 08 - Slow eye movement 09 - Slow-Wave Sleep 10 - Medan vinden tog ljudet ifrån oss 11 - Loss 12 - Sleep spindle -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPOSITFILES Library Tapes – Sketches, Outtakes and Rarities BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes – Sketches, Outtakes and Rarities -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - David Wenngren Album - Sleepness Nights Release Date - 2009 Genre - Ambient, Post-rock, Minimal-ambient, Instrumental, Mod-classical Tracklist 1 Another Winter 3:07 2 Unreal 3:28 3 06.08, When Everything Is Quite 3:45 4 Mountains of Broken Chords 2:54 5 For D.N 3:54 6 Another Spring 3:18 7 Insomnia 2:56 8 For P.B 2:27 9 The Long-awaited Sleep 5:02 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY David Wenngren - Sleepless Nights BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE David Wenngren - Sleepless Nights -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Library Tapes Album - Like Green Grass Against A Blue Sky Release Date - 2010 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 1 Terese 2 02 3 Enslig 4 Klosterg. 5 Like Grass Straws Against a Blue Sky 6 Om du är en fågel 7 Accidental Theme pt.1 8 Ren tystnad 9 09 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - Like Green Grass Against A Blue Sky BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - Like Green Grass Against A Blue Sky -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - Sketches Artist - Library Tapes Album - Sketches Release Date - 2007 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 01 - Snowleaf 02 - First day of spring 03 - View from a train 1 04 - The park 05 - View from a train 2 06 - Fields 07 - Waves 08 - The typewriter 09 - View from a train 3 10 - May 11 - First day of winter -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - Sketches BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - Sketches -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Library Tapes Album - Höstluft Release Date - 2007 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 1 Mörker Genom Tomrum 2:09 2 Skiss Av Träd 3:54 3 Noslipós 2:01 4 Repor 3:52 5 Dis/Dagg/Dimma 5:26 6 Mellan Ljud Och Text 5:26 7 Skiss Av Löv 2:02 8 Pjotr 2:55 9 Höstluft 1:49 10 Ensamhet 3:17 11 Distans 1:51 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - Höstluft BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - Höstluft -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes – Alone in the Bright Lights of a Shattered Life Artist - Library Tapes Album - Alone in the Bright Lights of a Shattered Life Release Date - 2005 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 1 Broken Piano Pt. 2 2:46 2 ...In a Safe Place...Somewhere Near Your Heart... 5:10 3 The Leaves Have Left Us 3:50 4 Cold Leaves for the Violent Ground 3:05 5 The Scratches on the Window in the Doors of Each Cell 5:40 6 Broken Piano Pt. 1 2:59 7 Alone in the Bright Lights of a Shattered Life 9:31 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - Alone in the Bright Lights of a Shattered Life BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - Alone in the Bright Lights of a Shattered Life -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- lt-feelings-for-something-lost Artist - Library Tapes Album - Feelings for Something Lost Release Date - 2006 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Mod-classical Tracklist 01 ...But Now Things Are Different, With Birds Unable to Speak 3:04 02 Feelings for Something Lost in Two Parts (Pt. 1) 1:46 03 Leaves Abstract in a Village Plunged Into Mourning... 3:33 04 Abandoned Houses Hiding in Flickering Shadows 3:04 05 Lines Running Low Through 7th (...The Shame of It All...) 1:26 06 It Was a Cold Day in February and We Walked Across the Lake... 1:34 07 Departures (Burning Saints for Your Own Sins) 4:11 08 Shut Your Eyes and You’ll Find the Trees Turning Into Flames 2:52 09 When We No Longer Are Around to Write Our Love on Each Others Eyelids 1:08 10 Fading Lights and Distant Memories 2:00 11 Feelings for Something Lost in Two Parts (Pt. 2) 1:45 12 It Ends With a Version of Keeping, Reminding About What Once Where... 2:22 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - Feelings for Something Lost BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - Feelings for Something Lost -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- lt-a-summer-beneath-the-trees Artist - Library Tapes Album - A Summer Beneath the Trees Release Date - 2008 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Piano, Mod-classical Tracklist 1 The Sound of Emptiness (Part 1) 1:30 2 Pieces of Us Were Left on the Tracks... 7:21 3 Above the Flood 3:54 4 A Summer Beneath the Trees 2:39 5 The Fragile Tide 2:38 6 The Modest Triumph 4:05 7 The Sound of Rmptiness (Part 2) 1:35 8 The Rivers Turned to Cobblestone 3:19 9 And the Train Rain Did Fall 10:48 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - A Summer Beneath the Trees BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - A Summer Beneath the Trees -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes - Fragment Artist - Library Tapes Album - Fragment Release Date - 2008 Genre - Experimental, Ambient, Post-rock, Piano, Mod-classical Tracklist 1 Fragment I 2 Fragment II 3 Fragment III 4 Fragment IV 5 Fragment V 6 Fragment VI 7 Fragment VII 8 Fragment VIII -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY Library Tapes - Fragment BANDCAMP STREAM + PURCHASE Library Tapes - Fragment -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Clint Mansell | Défilé des Âmes | Ólafur Arnalds | Sigur Rós | F.A.M.R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Library Tapes --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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