The second of five albums, A Strangely Isolated Place was originally released in 2003. It is generally regarded as a landmark electronic music statement. Ulrich's long term AV collaborator Nat Urazmetova has re-imagined and refreshed the artwork
Another gentle and fascinating record, similarly drunk with melody. but Schnauss has augmented his electro-synth sound with tsunamis of huge, arching major chords that rival M83's over-the-top lushness. shoegazer influences show up in the Slowdive-esque Gone Forever, as well as the My Bloody Valentine buzz in Clear Day. Despite Place's ethereal sheen, the bones of solid dance-ability are also here.