Warm is but one of many collaborations between Jari Pitkänen (aka 1in10, 110rnd etc.) and Arto Koivisto (aka Elbowski, Little Bitchard etc.). Together as Warm they write ambient electronica for listening, seamlessly blending together abstract soundscapes, drones and lo-fi melodies with bursts of quirky IDM, techno and downtempo beats.
This is a reissue of Warm's debut, simply titled "Warm EP", that was originally released by Kahvi Collective netlabel in 2004. This reissue was mixed and mastered using modern high quality 32-bit signal processing tools, using 24-bit stem track recordings extracted from original project files.
Here's what Arto and Jari have to say about Warm EP:
Arto: "There was a number of things bugging me with the mixdowns of original release, and it was great to finally take the time and address them. My lack of proper active nearfield loudspeaker monitoring back in 2003-2004 really shows; mixdowns weren't proofed on subwoofer setup etc. etc."
Jari: "I wrote the melodies using EXS-24 software sampler (of Logic Pro), which was configured to use note volume for probability of triggering each note. Mostly just experimenting around without any greater plan.."
Please check description for each of the songs for more production notes from Arto & Jari.
Warm hugs to Nik of Kahvi Collective for approving the re-release and Åsmund Johansen for the Frequent reminders to get this out and about. Thank you!
Jari Pitkänen @ Bandcamp: jaripitkanen.bandcamp.com
1in10 @ Bandcamp: 1in10.bandcamp.com
Jari Pitkänen @Twitter: twitter.com/pitkanen_jari
Little Bitchard @ Bandcamp: bandcamp.littlebitchard.com
Elbowski @ Twitter: twitter.com/LidlBitchard
Kahvi Collective: kahvi.org
Warm @ Kahvi Collective: kahvi.org/artists2.php?artist=Warm
Download original 2004 release: bit.ly/warmep2004