"A song of everything and nothing, and no one for all." Producer Jonas Mantley uses these bleakly enigmatic words to describe his minimal single "Wie Alles Begann," meaning "how it all began." Although as listeners we may not know how things did actually begin for this ambient tune, there's definitely a sincere, innocuous overtone to the production.
"Wie Alles Begann" is very Boards of Canada, with the quietly progressive notes and muted chatter reminiscent of any childhood playground. For more from the German artist and those luscious locks he's sporting, click here.