Aix Em Klemm by Aix Em Klemm

  • AIX EM KLEMM Is the moniker of the ambient music project consisting of Adam Wiltzie (Stars of the Lid / A Winged Victory for the Sullen) & Robert Donne (Labradford / Anjou). As Adam Wiltzie told Sadness Is In The Sky fanzine, his collaboration with Bobby Donne began when "We all met during a Texas swing of a Labradford tour that Stars of the Lid opened for back in 1996. They stayed at my house for a few days and we became close.” 

    A year later Wiltzie was asked to join Labradford for their Mi Media Naranja European tour of 1997 as 
    the sound technician. This tour also included Bruce Gilbert of the legendary band Wire who was the 
    opening act and joined them in the van for the entire tour. With Bruce’s nightly improvisations of minidisc 
    field recording explosions running through a Sherman Filter Bank, it left a profound effect on Adam & 
    Bobby, and led to inspiring internal philosophical discussions on the importance of improvisation. 

    After concluding six weeks in the van the idea of creating a unique collaboration separate from our other 
    projects was realized. The duo exchanged tapes over the...  more


    released October 26, 2000


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