Visit the new CALAMINUS MAIN PROFILE for more recent releases:
Calaminus is a one-man-project from Düsseldorf/Germany producing groove-orientated instrumental music.The focus is on genres like Funk, Fusion, (Acid/Nu)Jazz and Groove Pop, with diverse ethnic influences of the World Music.
All original tracks - arranged, recorded, mixed & mastered by myself - are under Creative Commons (CC-NC-ND) for free non-commercial use.
If you want to use my music for any media projects or even commercially, please contact me. You can purchase a licence of your choice then.
I also released 5 albums you can listen to for FREE as well:
"Filet de Fonque" (2010)... http://www.archive.org/details/Calaminus-FiletDeFonque/
"On the Trail" (2012)... http://www.archive.org/details/Calaminus-OnTheTrail/
"Grooveyard" (2013)... https://archive.org/details/Calaminus-Grooveyard/
"To Another Place (2014)... http://archive.org/details/Calaminus-Another-Place/
"No Lament" (2015) ... https://archive.org/details/Calaminus-NoLament
For former & further releases visit my side project https://soundcloud.com/quipmusic/ which tries to go beyond the Calaminus stuff in a multigenre way.
There you will also find some collected tracks of mine, that aren't represented on this profile anymore & that are going beyond the "usual" Calaminus works.
If you like my music, spread the word, leave me a comment & share the groove with your friends :-)
If you don't like something, please feel free to criticize constructively...
As mentioned already above, all these albums and my whole music catalogue can be downloaded for private non-commercial purposes without any costs.
BUT: if you want to use it in any media project of yours, please contact me first. Commercial usage of my music is strictly prohibited otherwise expressly agreed!
Respected musician friends on SC, I had the honour to make music with and/or can really recommend to you:
and I hope, there will be many more....
Some artists beyond SC whose music inspires me and influences my works:
Incognito, Maceo Parker, Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Steely Dan, Soulive, Lettuce, Jamiroquai, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Victor Wooten, Bruce Hornsby, Toto, Sting, Beady Belle, Bill Evans, Derek Trucks, Joshua Redman, John Scofield, Adam Holzman, Dave Matthews, Iona, Snarky Puppy, Raw Stylus, Tribal Tech, Spocks Beard, Robben Ford, Ron Spielman, Sceaming Headless Torsoes, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Yellowjackets, Weather Report and many more...
Thank you for your great music!
And now: have fun(k), enjoy the music and share the Groove!
Cause it's made for you, if you love to listen deeply & open minded.