NOORDEN is a Cologne/Germany based label for electronic(a) music. LL.M. is our sublabel. Find out more.
Modular drums and vibrant melodies, shifting between meditative melancholic arpeggios, subtle textures of sparse cut-up samples, and emotional daybreak synths lines.
Rubble-like textures paint a bleak, noisy, and sometimes painful picture that slowly fades away to create warm moments of healing and peace.
All styles electronic, from techno to ambient music, via all kinds of off-piste oddities, house-y, kosmische, spacious or claustrophobic, epic-sized and intimate.
Metal style arpeggios at an impossible speed, slowed down and wrapped in reverb. Slowly building up from static background noise and panning movements, somewhat fluttery panned sounds anchored with slow and deep bass.
400 days after the original release of Orion Moustache’s »EP02«, four remixes have been released.
Scoping out the confines between photophobic modular techno, subsheavy traction and AI-operated melodicism.
Conjuring up an album that consciously swerves in and out of concrete and dreamlike states, »222« is updating 90s-like ambient house and techno with a cavernous and conceptual stance.
Centered around the 1981 Fender Rhodes MKII, Alex Ketzer’s new album is a dreamy, nebulous, and atmospheric mixture.
While contemplating the right genre for Mark’s EP, we got the feeling that we had to think of a new one. We call it ›Heavy Pedal Indietronics‹.
Realms of ambient, soundscape, lo-fi and experimental music as an exploration of a minimalistic setup’s sound possibilities.
Somewhere between dreamy Ambient, loungy Electronica, psychedelic House and playful Techno, the six tracks take their time to develop and unfold.
A set of older tracks from between 2011 and 2017, when The Marx Trukker was into exploring the possibilities of different musical setups.
With »Gedanken«, Martin Schmitz comes up with two pre-Corona DIY analog jams in DJ friendly extra length. FREE DOWNLOAD!
A space of freedom turning the artists’ innermost to the outside: Nothing sweet or narcissistic here.
Laid back but lush beats and powerful breaks on the A-side. Glitchy ambient and floating drones on the B-side.
Sketches and fragments explorating the boundaries between club, pop music and sound installation.
Lushly textured electronica, downtempo elegies, spacious tech-mospheres and old-school rave motifs.
Noorden x Südturm
Dusty drumbreaks with a psychedelic patina on the A-side and a B-side full of rough and earthy trip hop with a jazzy bouquet.
Dancefloor focussed five tracker between Leftfield flavoured Breakbeat and Ambient leaning Big Room Techno. Comes with a top notch Zenker Brothers remix.
Ten tracks from Leftfield to Techno – from Kraut to Electronica.
Three hypnotic excursions into the underexposed interspaces of the human subconscious.
A double cassette release to celebrate six and a half years of NOORDEN including 21 tracks by the label’s core artists and a bunch of good friends.
Two extended anthems between Leftfield leaning Ambient and acidic Electronica.
Noorden x Supermoll
Two Strange, otherworldly meditations upon music from another time – finally on vinyl.
Ten tracks between krauty Ambient, shuffled Minimal and dark’n’dubby peaktime Techno.
Seven tracks between club-ready Techno with a funky twist and Electronica-infused Leftfield-House.
Four tracks between experimental Electronica, Dub influenced Microhouse and Leftfield leaning Clicks’n’Cuts.
Ten tracks between leftfield-leaning Electronica, glitchy Minimal Techno and Ambient soundscapes with a dubby twist.
Three splendid cuts shaped by varieties of Dub Techno, Leftfield and UK Bass plus two Machine Woman remixes: a dancefloor-version and an Ambient one.
Ten tracks between Ambient collages, HipHop instrumentals and abstract Electronics – from positive vibe to dystopian atmosphere.
Selected live sessions by Modularfields Taschenrechnermusikant on the A-side and several Noorden artists on the B-side.
A necklace of seven leftfield landscapes, oscillating between frustrated techno and dawning ambience.
Debut album by Phil Struck. Based on sampling from odd sound sources, random data streams and the usage of microphones and various synthesizers.
A krauty piece of electronica-driven dub techno by Dimi & Marx with both stripped-down and pepped-up remixes by Roger23, Ron Wilson and Alex Ketzer.
Five crispy cuts of dusty Acid House and UK Techno on the a-side featuring IDM leaning Bass and Ambient on the b-side.
Six cosmic’n’dusty Leftfield leaning productions from emotional Ambient to powerful Street-Techno.
Two late-night-to-early-morning banger between experimental Techno and krauty Trance. Dedicated to beautiful Raum Zwei, Köln-Deutz, 2010–2014.
Eight progressive analog hardware-only live-jams, inspired by the »Sound of Cologne«’s more krauty side.
Debut solo EP by Annanan on LL.M. Includes a collaboration with vocalist Ennalow. 180g vinyl. First 300 copies have a silk-screened full cover jacket.
Five tracks between trippy electronica, dreamy ambient, field-recordings and spaced-out guitars.
A sketch of thoughts and feelings – of voices and sounds that drift away and return. About a blurred line between reality and dream.
»[…] sounds like someone discovered electronic music just the day before and started pressing random buttons on cheap synthesizers […]«
Four extended anthems by Berlin based The Marx Trukker between krauty electronica, tinkling house, shuffled minimal and IDM-styled breakbeats.
Eight dark’n’moody EBM-/industrial-like tracks between poltergeist-paranoia, straying in haunted houses and dreaming of ghosts’n’goblins.
After their contributions to the LL.M. debut release on tape, Annanan and Space Afrika return to form the label’s first vinyl record.
Ten experimental-krauty-electronic(a) tracks plus six clubby’n’dubby remixes.
Eight electronic cuts from House and Techno to Electronica and Ambient.
The A-side was probably played by Mr. Trial and Mrs. Error and the B-side was apparently played by a chicken.
A remix EP with four interpretations of Alex Ketzer’s »Falling Off« EP that was originally released on tape in 2012.
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