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Justnotnormal Netlabel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Ohrum Jun 26, 2010. 4 Replies

Just not Normal;Affeliated with both NTNS Radio (not the normal sh*t)as well as Not Normal that sh*tA netlabel sprung to bring you some magnificent soundage; uncommontones, filled with obscurities…Continue

Relaxed Machinery

Started this discussion. Last reply by John K-N May 18, 2010. 3 Replies

Relaxed Machinery grows organic ambient and techno music from scratchwith only the purest of ingredients.   Our artists care deeply abouttheir music and Relaxed Machinery provides the nurturing and…Continue

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One of my favorite labels: http://www.kranky.net/

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Bob Ohrum commented on John K-N's blog post John Vassar House - underwater sculpture where Columbus dropped anchor
"So awesome !!"
Aug 22, 2013

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Bob Ohrum commented on eyes cast down's blog post John Vassar House, Sculptor
"What an amazing sculpture !! What an honor to have it for my album cover "
Aug 21, 2013

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"Hello Pilar !! Welcome and thank you !! It's been an honor and I've been proud to have your father's sculpture for my album cover. Glad you're here !! Can't wait to talk to you"
Aug 21, 2013

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"Posted on the front page for ya today, Bob...   For Bob Ohrum: click image for other shots Roller Derby Skillful shoulder block thrown by "Fuzzy" Buchek (L) stops an attempt by Vivian Johnson (C) to slip between two skaters and start…"
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"A purple cat. Ya, that works... got for it! :)))"
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Bob Ohrum is... Distant highways, crumbling factories, the lonely sound of a 2 A.M. train, and the beauty of the city at night...

I started writing music and playing Bass in an assortment of shoegaze bands in the early 90`s. As the decade progressed I became more and more drawn to experimental music and analog synthesizers. During that time I recorded my first Ambient music demos on four track cassette. In 2000 I moved to Cape Cod Massachusetts where I lived for three years. While living on the Cape I immersed myself in the natural beauty of the ocean. When I moved back to Buffalo in 2003 I had a renewed drive to record. At that time, I found a love for field recording and began to incorporate it into my music . It is my goal to make music that captures and compliments the environment around me, be it city or nature, daytime or night.



"Subliminal Listening" was written and recorded in August 2005-this album was created by capturing various field recordings, and then creating music to accompany them...Aside from reverb, these live field recordings have not been altered in any way. This results in a collection of soundscapes that are very organic in nature....

With a sound that evokes the feeling of urban decay the "Feedback" EP was written and recorded between dusk and dawn one night in June 2005-bass and a minimal amount of modified vocal tracks were the only instruments used to create these songs......

2006 brought "Rising Tides." This new collection of soundscapes reaches deeply into an emotional, personal place through a rich, Beautiful variety of field recordings and various instrumentation and vocals.....

In 2007 I wrote and recorded "Elevated" as a tribute to my father..it may be my strongest work to date..

The "For Dan" EP was written for my cousin Dan who passed away in June of 2008 R.I.P. Dan Ill always love you man...

In June 2010 "Elevated" was released on Relaxed Machinery ... It has been remastered by Rob at Sound -o- Mat and sounds fantastic !

Buy Elevated here


"Subliminal Listening" was released on Relaxed Machinery in March 2011 !

My latest release is called "All Around Me" it was released on Relaxed Machinery in October 2011 !


I'll post more info when I have it
Thank you as always to all of you that listen !!




Label - Relaxed Machinery


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At 8:34am on April 21, 2013,
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John K-N
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Posted on the front page for ya today, Bob...

 

For Bob Ohrum:

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Roller Derby
Skillful shoulder block thrown by "Fuzzy" Buchek (L) stops an attempt by Vivian Johnson (C) to slip between two skaters and start a jam, in this teeth-jarring event by traveling Roller Derby stars.
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Date taken: December 1948
Photographer: George Skadding
At 10:15am on April 19, 2013,
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eyes cast down
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A purple cat. Ya, that works... got for it! :)))

At 12:39pm on April 18, 2013,
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Symatic Star
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Happy Birthday Bob from Simon in Australia

:-)

At 9:05am on April 18, 2013,
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eyes cast down
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Bawwwwb! Happy birthday, boi! What's new?

At 5:29am on April 18, 2013,
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John K-N
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Happy Birthday, Bob!

At 4:49am on April 18, 2013,
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Chris Russell
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Happy Birthday, Bob!!

At 12:31am on April 18, 2013,
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Jaja
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happy birthday, Bob! all the best to you, have a fine day : )

At 10:28am on April 18, 2012,
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eyes cast down
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Bawb! Happy birthday bro!

At 10:09am on April 18, 2012,
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Richard Gürtler
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All the best and Happy Birthday, Bob!!!

At 8:36am on April 18, 2012,
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peter james
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Happy Birthday, Bob, and here's to  happy days, too. cheers!

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It's good to be alive ...

Posted on October 6, 2012 at 2:00pm 7 Comments

On September 20th at 7:30 in the morning I was involved in a traffic accident . My mom has a broken arm and my aunt has bad swelling in her leg . Somehow I walked away without a scratch or a bruise. My Mom's car was destroyed .

Ever since I've been noticing all the small things that make being alive so great...

Live everyday like it's your last, because when you get out of bed you never know what will happen...

Life is beautiful and every freakin day is a gift…

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2011 in Review: Bob Ohrum, 'All Around Me'

Posted on January 8, 2012 at 8:27pm 1 Comment

Thank you to Taylor for writing this !! Thank you to Needles for posting this amazing and humbling review of  "All Around Me" !!

http://upstatesoundscape.com/2012/01/08/2011-in-review-bob-ohrum-all-around-me/

"All Around Me"

Posted on October 23, 2011 at 6:18am 2 Comments

"All Around Me" is finally available for Mp3 download !!! Cdrs coming soon ...

 

https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bobohrum3

I`m not sure why but...

Posted on May 16, 2011 at 8:33am 4 Comments

I find the word "Zesty" to be extremely creepy ...

Just thought I`d share

Thanks

 
 
 

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