folkwang lecture

folkwang on may 19th, 2015 stefan goldmann will give a lecture on presets, instrument layouts and their influences on aesthetics at folkwang university bochum.



weimar’s frühjahrstage festival has commissioned ‘input‘, to be performed on april 10, 2015. the work represents an inverted remix scenario, in which the ‘remix’ comes first and subsequently three composers envision their ‘originals’, backwards-engineering ensemble scores that are derived from the material embodied in the ‘remix.’ the composers involved are johannes k. hildebrandt, christian diemer and erik janson.

berghain column: gap the mind

the berghain column: stefan goldmann’s march 2015 piece for the flyer program of berlin’s emblematic club institution. berghain märz 2015

inverted audio techno mix

podcast. read the interview by tom durston here.



berghain 10

berghain 10
Carsten Nicolai in conversation with Stefan Goldmann.
Berghain 10, Hatje Cantz, DE. 208 pages. Released May 2015. Buy here.

udk lecture

on november 25, 2014, stefan goldmann will read a lecture at the techno studies symposium at universität der künste berlin. titled ‘tool contours’, he will examine the influence of electronic instrument features and layouts and the emergence of house and techno.

an extended article based on the lecture will be published in the techno studies anthology,planned for 2015 by b books.


industry – the preset album & book project

industry stefan goldmann news for fall 2014: “o% sound design – 100% presets” 

industry (macro m40) – lp, cd, 3.5” midi floppy disk

presets – digital shortcuts to sound (the bookworm) – paperback, 220 p. (scheduled for april 2015)

featuring interviews with cory arcangel, mike daliot, robert henke, dimitar kotev, dinis schemann, tony stevanovski, michael wagener & members of the korg m1 product development team.