This spring, Nuremberg’s Paul Schmidpeter navigates Sol Eterno’s 12th lap around the perfectly sphere hot plasma’s orbit. With his Thereness EP Schmidpeter stretches the label’s gambit, further and deeper in. The German DJ/Producer establishes placement, warmly and coarse to start, with Thereness, filling in space and occupying time with astute command of timber and deft grip of melody. 7:03 minutes consists of sound because there is there, there. And as Thereness defines meaning, it refines existence in and by way of sensorial symphony further emphasized by ‘Isolation, a deliberate distancing of sound structures, back and fore, light and darkness, delicately balanced and sophisticatedly reinforcing, gracious in all manifestations of dance. The Die Rakete resident wraps up with ‘Blockades, a mood-balancing, luster-tempering finale that comfortably swathes a body-aligning contouring of free movement as choreographed by unadulterated emotions.
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