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Joep Beving

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Joep Beving; Joep Beving
For Steven (Eefje de Visser Rework)
Joep Beving; Eefje de Visser; Joep Beving; Eefje de Visser
Hanging D (Colin Benders Rework)
Joep Beving; Colin Benders
A Heartfelt Silence (Andrea Belfi Rework)
Joep Beving; Andrea Belfi; Joep Beving; Andrea Belfi
Ab Ovo (CFCF Rework)
Joep Beving; Joep Beving; CFCF
The Light She Brings (Thomas Bloch Version)
Joep Beving; Thomas Bloch; Christian Badzura
Hanging D (Cello Octet Amsterdam Version)
Joep Beving; Cello Octet Amsterdam
Sleeping Lotus (Tom Trago's Sixtine Remix)
Joep Beving; Joep Beving; Tom Trago
432 (Suzanne Ciani Rework)
Joep Beving; Suzanne Ciani; Joep Beving; Suzanne Ciani
Total Playing Time    52:02
Conatus is a selection of “remixes” and a further expansion of his desire to create a simple soundtrack to accompany our complex human emotions. Its title comes from the philosophical concept of conatus – an innate inclination of a thing to continue to exist and enhance itself. Beving invited a range of artists he knows and admires – Cello Octet Amsterdam, Suzanne Ciani, Tom Trago, Eefje de Visser, Colin Benders, Andrea Belfi, CFCF and Thomas Bloch – to rework his music in their own way. The results are not remixes in the club sense, therefore, but new and original interpretations of tracks by Beving, woven together on Conatus to form a coherent album. As well as approaching legendary American electronic music pioneer Ciani, Beving was also keen to involve other musicians from his native Netherlands. "If you see music as a living organism, then it’s something that will always adapt to new circumstances in order to stay present. This project is not about me. It is about the conatus of my music and for this album I’ve put their lives in other people’s hands.” - Joep Beving
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