Sam Rosenthal was featured today (8-8-2016) on NPR's All Things Considered www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/08/08/487291905/why-taylor-swift-is-asking-congress-to-update-copyright-laws
in a piece about the DMCA. "Artists say that aspects of the law, which were written in the late 1990s, make it too easy for tech companies to ignore rampant piracy on their sites and put too much responsibility on the artists themselves to find the illegal music files."
The NPR article mentioned the electronic music released by Projekt Records. Tanzmusik is one of Sam's solo electronic releases, from way back in 1985!!! I
Italy's Mannequin Records is going to re-release TANZMUSIK on Vinyl on September 24 2012. I am told that it's a classic in the Minimal Synth genre. Who knew!!! :-)
We have 20 copies of the Limited Vinyl Edition signed by Sam. Includes free download here at Bandcamp! Purchase that at the Projekt webstore: www.projekt.com/projekt/product.asp?sku=MMQ00029L
Mannequin is proud to announce the reissue of one of the top minimal synth Holy Grails out of there. Tanzmusik is the first LP from Sam Rosenthal, boss of the historic Projekt Records label and mind of one of the most influential dark wave acts coming out of the US, Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Originally released in March 1985 and completely recorded at home on a four-track TEAC-2340 with a super minimal setup (Korg Poly 61, Realistic Moog, Boss Dr-110 and some effects), the vinyl release was limited to 250 copies, with a tanish card glued to a white LP jacket
The album continues in the “electronic mood-music” tradition established by Sam on the PROJEKT ELECTRONIC AMERIKA cassettes, with the added intriques of the drum-computer, exploring the realms of electronic music that the critics have compared to Tangerine Dream, O.M.D. and Brian Eno.
Sam Rosenthal is an American artist. He is the founder and leader of the band Black Tape For a Blue Girl and the record label Projekt Records (30th anniversary in 2013). He lives in Brooklyn with his son and cat. Black Tape for a Blue Girl, begin in 1986 after his move from Florida to California, serves as a vehicle for Rosenthal's musical vision. Its signature combination of gothic, ethereal, ambient and neo-classical elements has explored existential themes of loves lost and passions yet to come. After his early electronic work represented on Tanzmusik, his music has grown into a full-fledged band, whose members revolve around Rosenthal's subtle electronic foundation.