Release: 6 April 2019
1. Beneath the Planet of the Arps
2. Escape from the Planet of the Arps
3. Conquest of the Planet of the Arps
4. Battle for the Planet of the Arps
“Planet of the Arps” is a tribute to Halton Arp and his Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, Alan R. Pearlman and his legendary ARP synthesizers, the musical phenomenon arpeggio (whether or not produced by an arpeggiator), and the Planet of the Apes science fiction franchise.
Composed and produced by Remy Stroomer.
Featuring Roksana Vikaluk (Ukraine) and Wolfram Spyra (Germany).
Recorded and mixed by Remy Stroomer between July 2010 and April 2015 at Exhibition of Dreams, IJmuiden.
Contains excerpts from concerts at the Zeiss Planetarium Bochum (Germany), September 15th, 2012 (performed by Remy Stroomer) and “Chill at the Castle - Electric Edition”, Ruïne van Brederode, Santpoort-Zuid (Netherlands), June 27th, 2014 (performed by Remy Stroomer (synthesizers), Wolfram Spyra (synthesizers and live edits) and Roksana Vikaluk (vocals)).
Remixed by Remy Stroomer between January and February 2019 at Exhibition of Dreams, IJmuiden.
Mastered by Wouter Bessels, February 2019.
Artwork and lay-out by Remy Stroomer.
Dedicated to Alan R. Pearlman.