This page offers excerpts taken from older works with descriptions and informations about the original release. Streamable content is unabridged, please note the data size right to the run time of each compositions. All tracks composed by Thorsten Soltau unless otherwise stated.
Q: Can the material on the crvx. [arkive]-page be heard / streamed / purchased?
A: Please see the status entry for each work. It indicates if the work has yet been published:
[Published] directs via link to the publisher / streaming platform.
[Unreleased] is used to mark an album as finished/mastered but not yet released.
[Not for regular release] is reserved for works that are restricted in terms of publication.
[In preparation] is used for material that is in the process of being formatted for physical media.
Q: Is it possible to purchase older works in physical / digital format?
A: All works displayed here belong to the pre-crvx. archives and are deleted in terms of digital availability.
Physical or digital versions of older material can sometimes be obtained directly from publishers through outlets like bandcamp / discogs / bigcartel etc..
Q: Are there plans to reissue older material at some point?
A: Selected key works may be released as redux versions with additional unpublished material.
Q: Can a sound portfolio be requested?
Please send a message via the contact form. The sound portfolio offers full versions of the compositions in 320kbps MP3 quality.
A Sheer For Fallen King
Susan Matthews & VA ›Strange Variations‹, 2018
4’48“ [mp3, 6,9 MB]
›Subtle nuances of teal-coloured drones with overlaid statics.
An exercise in minimalism yet rich of sonic details.‹
Brittle Like Seagrass Exposed To The Sun (Variation IV)
Thorsten Soltau & VA ›Rotoscopic Scenes [A Compilation]‹, 2018
12’53“ [mp3, 18,6 MB]
›Audible recreation of Norways fjord line.
An abundance of sonic images merged and arranged with Reichian shifts.‹
Erscheinungen, Siebter Teil
Thorsten Soltau & VA ›Neuwe Junge Arrogancz‹, 2016
1’49“ [mp3, 2,6 MB]
›Jittery granules evoking a choir of scratched violins and dense coils of vocalisms. Binaural feedbacks clustered around sine-y spectrals.‹
Flown Over (PapH Edit)
Marina Stewart ›Amends As Heresy‹, 2018
5’17“ [mp3, 7,6 MB]
›References to old german folk tales.
Dark and treacherous with a hunger for gothic invocations.‹
Shades (Slowgaze Mix)
Thorsten Soltau ›Cataloque Ov Debris‹, 2013
4’29“ [mp3, 6,5 MB]
›Nervous hissing of amplified machine hum set against downtempo pulses.
Borrowed music with an emphasis on speed alterations and irony.‹
Marina Stewart feat. Ophelim
Marina Stewart ›Kindness‹, 2019
22’00“ [mp3, 31,7 MB]
›Brittle sheets of reed organ and voice, intimate yet powerful.
White witchcraft captured by modern technology.‹
KTTU [5″ Theme]
Kettu ›Kettu‹, 2017
1’36“ [mp3, 2,3 MB]
›Joyful sounds from synthesizers taught to articulate themself.
Aesthetics of long lost memories recalled incorrectly.‹
Vessels Of Pitch, Staves Of Pine
Thorsten Soltau & VA ›Dales And Shores‹, 2018/2019
7’43“ [mp3, 11,1 MB]
›Distant echoes and murmuring reductions.
Elegant and floral with a slight turn to salty air.‹