Portland, Oregon-based electronic musician Daryl Groetsch started Pulse Emitter as a harsh noise project, but over time his music morphed into dark ambient/drone, and eventually Berlin School-style kosmische and new age. He has issued dozens of recordings on labels such as Digitalis, Aguirre, Hausu Mountain, and his own Expansive imprint, summing up his progress on the 2014 double-CD Planetary Scale Synth Hypnosis. An avid collector of modular synthesizers, Groetsch began releasing CD-Rs as Pulse Emitter in 2004 and quickly became a fixture of the Portland noise scene. While some of his recordings and performances were bleak and punishing, others drifted out into more alien spaces, combining sparse, hypnotic drones with piercing, trebly feedback. He also created more soothing music, and in 2007, he initiated his Meditative Music series ...
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