Sunday, March 29, 2015

Droopy reads (5) / Nicolas Bernier (4) / Shimettainu (1)

(Kenshô comes first !)

Nicolas Bernier
"String Lines"(2010)

strings.lines came to life from an obsession for old and forgotten object-matter : a collection of acoustic tuning forks ranging between 21Hz and 6khz on top of which slow movements of strings are gently flowing alongside the strings played by Pierres-Yves Martel and Chris Bartos.


Saturday, March 28, 2015

AUTUMN SPACES #57 / Nicolas Bernier (2/3) / Martin Messier (1)

(Stability, in and of itself, 
stares directly into crisis !)

Nicolas Bernier

Nicolas Bernier / Martin Messier
Machine Variation
Sonar 2014

Friday, March 27, 2015

Video of the Day #54/2014: Alain Badiou (13) / Nicolas Bernier (1)

Alain Badiou
Beyond Positivism and Nihilism

Nicolas Bernier (1977)

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Video of the Day #52/2015: Hamid Drake (2) / Arturas Bumsteinas (2) / Dorji - Oslance - Meadows (1)

Hamid Drake solo
Souffle Continu
Paris Jan. 2010

Arturas Bumsteinas'
"Different trains" 
(June 2014)

Dorji - Oslance - Meadows
Live Impro 2014

DOM Trio Live at Mothlight, Asheville NC.
November 16th 2014

Tashi Dorji- Guitar
Ryan Oslance- Drums
Frank Meadows- Upright Bass

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

AUTUMN SPACES #56 / Michel Banbila & Oene van Geel (1) / Arturas Bumsteinas (1)

(Is uselessness really useless ?)

Michel Banbila & Oeene van Geel
"Music for Viola and Electronics"

Plus this interesting young
composer from Vilnius
Arturas Bumsteinas (*1982)

“Epiloghi. Six Ways of Saying Zangtumbtumb” for historic theater noise machines and the sounds of stage machinery, harpsichords, fortepiano, female voice and archival recording of F.T.Marinetti's voice

This composition is a multiple homage to Luigi Russolo's manifesto “Art of Noises“ (1913), René Descartes' philosophical treatise “Passions of the Soul” (1649) and Jacopo Peri's opera “Dafne” (1598).

The motto of this composition is affects versus effects. Each of it's six parts is a hypothetical epilogue to the lost Peri's opera “Dafne” (which is the earliest known work that is today considered an opera). Each of these epilogues is based on one of the basic human affects - desire, hate, love, sadness, joy and wonder (as it is proposed by Descartes). Further on - each emotion is paired with one “family of noises for the Futurist orchestra” from Russolo's “Art of Noises” manifesto and each of these families of noise found it's own equivalent on Baroque theater's stage. These so-called equivalents of the Futurist Intonarumori noise instruments are the noise-making machines that were used in Baroque theater performances in order to illustrate the phenomena of nature such as wind, thunder, rain, storm etc. The noise-machines can still be found in several historical European theaters and that's where they were recorded together with various other sounds of the stage machinery. The instrumental parts were composed by employing melodic/harmonic materials sourced from around two hundred various popular melodies ranging from 16th to 21st century. Despite the title, only one part of the whole composition is directly related to “Zang Tumb Tumb” (1914) - poem by the Futurist poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.

Composer: Arturas Bumšteinas
Harpsichords, fortepiano and voice: Christine Kessler
Historic theater noise-machines and stage machinery: Arturas Bumšteinas, Per Simon Edström, Sofia Borg, Christer Nilsson, John Kapenekas, Kati Schmidt und Eimantas Ludavičius.
Voice sample: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Recording engineer: Andreas Stoffels (Studio P4, Berlin)
Harpsichord tuner: Markus Fischinger
Producer: Marcus Gammel, Klangkunst, Deutschlandradio Kultur 2013

Theater noise-machines courtesy of: Drottningholm Palace Theater, Stockholm Music and Theater Museum, Arena Theater Institute, Ekhof-Theater at Schloss Friedenstein Gotha, Eimantas Ludavičius' studio.

Special thanks to: Elektronmusikstudion (EMS), Viktoria Tkaczyk, Oliver Sturm, Neele Hülcker, Luciano Chessa.

“Epiloghi. Six Ways of Saying Zangtumbtumb” received “Palma Ars Acustica” EURORADIO award for the best Radio Art production of the year 2013.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Video of the Day #50/2015: Fushitsusha (18) / Acid Mothers Temple (4/5)

hikari to nazukeyo 
Heartfast Records 2012

Acid Mothers Temple
Live 2014

Acid Mothers Temple
Live 2013

Monday, March 23, 2015

Video of the Day #49/2015: Nazoranai (2) / Skullflower / Tashi Dorji (3)

 Live at Roskilde Festival
 July 7th, 2013

Plus a few tracks
from last year's
Skullflower masterpiece

Please support this great musician
at Cold Spring and elsewhere

this impro by 
Tashi Dorji

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Saturday, March 21, 2015

MY READING TRACES #30 / Tashi Dorji (2) / Exploring Jezebel (1)

(Jacques Derrida, Memoires. Pour Paul de Man)
(Paris: Galilee 1986)

Tashi Dorji
"Improvisation 1"
From his s/t debut on 
Ben Chasny's Hermit Hut Records
sadly LP only, why ? 
(so for fetishists again only !)

Dominik Fernow's
Exploring Jezebel

Friday, March 20, 2015

Video of the Day #47/2015: Fushitsusha (17) / Moore - Carter - Moore - Janas (1) / Ballister (1/2)

Live in Brussels - IX/X

Thurston Moore - Gene Moore - Daniel Carter -Gene Janas - Marc Edwards
Live 2014

Live 2014



Thursday, March 19, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

AUTUMN SPACES #42 / Dream/Aktion Unit (1) / Tashi Dorji (1)

(Make free use of the nano hour!)

Dream/Aktion Unit
Live 2006


Tashi Dorji-Live 2014 
legible in row with Derek Bailey,
Keiji Haino, Matthew Bower 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Trailer of the Day # 16/2015: Free Range / Huerco S. (1) / RLW & SRMeixner (1)

Veikoo Ounpuu
Free Range (2013)

Huerco S.
"Colonial Patterns"

RLW & SRMeixner
taken from 
- Just Like a Flower When Winter Begins" 
(MonotypeRec, 2013)
Something in between minimal electronics
and Bernd Alois Zimmermann's
"Requiem für einen jungen Dichter"

Sunday, March 15, 2015

AUTUMN SPACES #36 / Heather Leigh Murray (3) / Stephen O'Malley (8) / Peter Hallward (2)

(Deep in the night,
They watch together:
On a thousand rocks, snow.)

Heather Leigh
Live 2012

Plus this 2013-Lecture by
Stephen O'Malley

Peter Hallward 
Continuing the Revolution: Rousseau through Gramsci(2013)

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Video of the Day #43A: This Heat (1) / Heather Leigh & Robin Yeats (1) / Peter Hallward (1)

This Heat - This Heat (1979)

Heather Leigh & Robbie Yeats
Live 2012 

Plus this talk 
by Peter Hallward
Willing and Able: 
A Voluntarist Approach 
to Political Action

(Hallward is the author of one of the first and most
brilliant book on Alain Badiou and
one on Gilles Deleuze)

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Video of the Day #43/2015: Fushitsusha (14) / SEC_ (1) / Munir Bashir (1/2)

Live in Brussels - V

Mimmo Napolitano’s 
project SEC_ "Outflow" 
(released in 2013)

Plus the admirable
Munir Bashir 
For all friends of
Sir Richard Bishop 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Video of the Day #42/2015: Fushitsusha (13) / Popeth (1) / Hossein Alizadeh (1/2)

Live in Brussels - IV

Plus the impressive project
Aaron Dilloway / Jason Lescalleet 

It is with great pride and pleasure that Glistening Examples announces the newest collaborative efforts of Aaron Dilloway and Jason Lescalleet. Recorded at Tarker Mills in February 2014 then mixed and mastered at Glistening Labs, this 38 minute LP was carved deeply into 150 grams of virgin vinyl via Direct Metal Mastering at GZ Media in the Czech Republic. These records are sheathed in deluxe poly-lined inner sleeves and presented in 300gsm uncoated reverse board, beautifully adorned by Australian artist and novelist Matthew Revert. Includes unlimited streaming of Popeth via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. edition of 400 

Hossein Alizadeh
For friends and admirers
of Sir Richard Bishop and

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Video of the Day #39/2015: Fushitsusha (10) / Harry Bertoia (1/2) / Hiroshi Hasegawa (7)

Live in Brussels 2012 - II

Plus this important re-issue
of Harry Bertoia's 
11 CD-Box Set
on Important Records
still in crowdfunding !
Please support it

Plus this performance by 
Henry Bertoia 
Filmed and directed by J. Egger

Hiroshi Hasegawa
Live 2014

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Cloud #56/2013 / Yan Jun (2) & Sin:Ned (1) / Borbetomagus (2) / Masonna (3)

How heavy is it being a cloud ?

Plus another example
of the soundart of Yan Jun

Sin:Ned vs. Yan Jun
Miji Festival 
(Fuzhou 2013)

Live 2011

Plus the giant of the seconds
Live 2014

Friday, March 6, 2015

Video of the Day #38/2015: Fushitsusha (9) / Yan Jun (1) / Borbetomagus (1)

Live in Brussels 2012 - I

Plus the interesting chinese 
soundartist Yan Jun
Here his experiments 
with Micro Feedback (2012)

Plus the legendary 
and groundbreaking
Live at Tusk 2014

Plus David Keenan
talks with Borbetomagus
Tusk 2014

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Trailer of the Day #4/2015: The Conversation / Hobbs, Mendoza, Wooley, Taylor (2) / Hatsune Kaidan (2)

Francis Ford Coppola - The Conversation (1974)

Mendoza, Hobbs, Wooley, Taylor
Set 2

Hatsune Kaidan
Hiroshige - Mikawa - Le Chat
Live at Tusk 2014