Sound arts

 
 
 Charlemagne Palestine - Aa Sschmmettrroossppecctivve
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
1000 pictures and documents from the work and life of Charlemagne Palestine explode from the pages of the book, superimposed in "strumming" layers, weaving the historical and present (new expanded edition).
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2022
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
A book by Phill Niblock with 2 CD including new tracks with Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, Hélène Breschand and David Maranha.
Crys Cole - Other Meetings (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
forthcoming
A major addition to the body of carefully hewn solo work Crys Cole has released over the last decade, offering up two side-long suites of her radically intimate approach to sound.
Charlie Morrow - New York 1982 (vinyl LP)
2022
Recital
forthcoming
An album of lost Derek Bailey sessions recorded with his friend and collaborator Charlie Morrow, that testifies to his art of collective experimentation.
Alan Courtis - Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves
2022
French edition
ARTDERIEN
forthcoming
Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves is a project collecting and assembling a series of record sleeves. They were all reworked and customized by unknown artists who used the original cover as a support or a source of inspiration... This collection echoes an intimate, marginal and overlooked experience, which can be replaced in the history of iconography and pop music.
 Charlemagne Palestine - ਚੈਨਲKAANALचैनलRÁÐעָרוּץ - Godbear Series 004 (vinyl LP)
2022
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
An original meeting, powerful and explosive, between Charlemagne Palestine, Eric Thielemans and Oren Ambarchi.
Revue & Corrigée
2022
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Vanda Spengler; contemporary Arabic poetry: Rana Al Tonsi; interview with percussionist Lê Quan Ninh by Jérôme Noetinger; interview with David Chiesa and Nina Garcia, two of the 26 figures of the UN ensemble; interview with Lebanese musician, oudist and vocalist Youmna Saba; interview with Marion Camy-Palou by Michel Henritzi; Thierry Monnier (1972-2022) by Pali Meursault; RG Rough; 66 album reviews...
Nicolas Bernier - Sur le diapason - Autour d\'un cycle de création, entre son, science et lumière
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The art of the tuning fork: the manifesto of the sound artist, performer and composer Nicolas Bernier.
Bertrand Gauguet - Miroir (CD)
2022
Akousis Records
A dialogue between the saxophone and the viola.
Alvin Curran - Drumming Up Trouble (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
Collecting previously unissued works recorded between 2018-2021 and a side-long epic dating back to the early 80s, as the title suggests, "Drumming Up Trouble" focuses on a hitherto almost unknown aspect of Alvin Curran:'s encyclopaedic and omnivorous musical world: his experiments with sampled and synthesised percussion.
Paul Panhuysen - Duo Geloso (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
The first release to document the variety and playfulness of the concerts that Arnold Dreyblatt and Paul Panhuysen's Duo Geloso performed throughout Europe in 1987-88.
Nickolas Mohanna - Sight Drawings (vinyl LP)
2022
Run/Off
Culled from field recordings, sampled orchestral noises, and voice recorders, the new production by New York artist and composer Nickolas Mohanna explores the spatial impressions of sound within a delicate acousmatic language; producing expressionistic collages that translate into wide-screen cinematic terrain.
Walking from Scores
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An anthology of text and graphic scores to be used while walking, from Fluxus to the critical works of current artists, through the tradition of experimental music and performance, gathered and presented by Elena Biserna.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Enquête de flagrance pour musique létale
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Frédéric Acquaviva, as Mozart of the assize court, questions, in this only known example of judicial sound art, justice and its functioning, but especially insists on the fragile barrier which separates criminals from honest composers.
Maya Dunietz - Root of Two
2022
English edition
X Artists' Books
A retrospective of immersive performances and installations with which the Israeli sound and visual artist, composer and musician explores the physicality of sound.
Mark Vernon - A World Behind This World (CD)
2022
Persistence of Sound
Persistence of Sound presents a new album from one of British sound art's most original voices.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
Bio_Sonic_Agencies (CD)
2022
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
A radio creation around the materiality of sound and air.
 Selten Gehörte Musik - Sehr Selten Gehörte Tanzmusik (2 CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
Previously unpublished performance of the internationally renowned dance band Selten Gehörte Musik (on this occasion: Christian Attersee, Gerhard Rühm, Oswald Wiener) at the closing event of the "Literanover" Festival at the Kunstmuseum Hannover, on November 16th, 1980. Close to two hours of very rarely heard dance music, indeed.
Félicia Atkinson - Image Language (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Shelter Press - Records
A poetic and "environmental" record, weaving delicate instrumentals with spoken word.
Félicia Atkinson - Image Language (CD)
2022
Shelter Press - Records
A poetic and "environmental" record, weaving delicate instrumentals with spoken word.
An Archaeology of Listening - Coming to Know
2022
English edition
Archive Books
Premodern acoustic traces as the basis for new communities of thought in the present (a project responding to the work of the self-taught acoustic archaeologist Umashankar Manthravadi).
Umashankar Manthravadi - An Archaeology of Listening - A Slightly Curving Place
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A proposition opened up by Umashankar Manthravadi in his practice as an acoustic archaeologist, bringing together writers, choreographers, composers, actors, dancers, musicians, field recordists and sound, light, and graphic designers who engage and transform each other's work.
Ann Veronica Janssens -
2022
English edition
Zolo Press
An intimate dialogue between the works of the two artists over four decades.
Koray Kantarcıoğlu - Loopworks 2 (vinyl LP)
2022
Discrepant
Loopworks 2 expands Istanbul based audio/visual artist Kantarcioğlu's sampling pool to Turkish records as well as snippets from 70's TV and 80's new age and jazz tapes. This disparate material is mangled and glued together with Koray's very personal sampling techniques.
Francisco López - Hidden Island Music (untitled #398) (vinyl LP)
2022
Discrepant
Francisco López offers a brand new field recording composition based on the recordings he did in the island of Tenerife whilst visiting for a performance at the Keroxen Festival, 2020.
Revue & Corrigée
2022
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Contemporary poetry in Arabic: Sara Elkamel; Marc Ribot; Bill Nace interviewed by Michel Henritzi; David Grubbs by Laurent Nerzic; Werner Durand interviewed by Deborah Walker; Paulina Owczarek interviewed by Gérard Rouy ; focus Insub.Records; 80 album reviews...
Lawrence Abu Hamdan - Dirty Evidence
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
Richly illustrated, this book provides for the first time a visual overview of Lawrence Abu Hamdan's works of more than a decade, and elaborates on a formal vocabulary characterized by the aesthetics of sound and language.
Marco Fusinato - Desastres
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
An experimental noise project that synchronises sound with image and takes the form of a durational solo performance as installation (the publication accompanying Marco Fusinato's immersive project for the Australia Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, with texts by Branden W. Joseph, Elizabeth Povinelli, Chus Martínez, Thurston Moore, Stephen O'Malley, Bruce Russell, etc.).
Jean-Guy Coulange - Sillon
2022
French edition
varia
A "story-poem", forming one of the parts of a project by Jean-Guy Coulange that also includes two radio plays and an exhibition.
Stefan Roigk - Unfamiliar Home (vinyl LP)
2022
Edition Telemark
A sound collage composed from 400 hours of recordings the artists made during the 2-year renovation of their house in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin. The work has been previously presented as an installation of which photos are included on 3 inserts.
OpticalSound
2022
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
105.00 70.00 €
Bundle (special offer for the purchase of seven issues of OpticalSound).
OpticalSound
2022
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
Interviews with Michael Gira (Swans), Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Jérôme Lefdup, Éric Mangion, Pierre Leguillon, Norscq & Guillaume Ollendorff; Roxane Bovet, Mathieu Copeland and Laurent Schmid on John Armleder; Stéphane Margolis; Marie Losier's ten favorite records; Abbas Kiarostami by Alain Bergala...
Frédéric Acquaviva - [səminal] (CD)
2022
AcquAvivA
A composition in two continuous parts of 30' and 19' which melts two antagonistic and complementary dimensions: a data-text read by the French artist ORLAN and a virtual orchestra, composed of four singers (Loré Lixenberg, Joan La Barbara, Wills Morgan and Jacques Lizène) and 124 different instruments.
Pascal Battus - Cymbale Ouverte (CD)
2022
Akousis Records
The new solo work of the French musician Pascal Battus: four pieces composed exclusively with cymbals, producing different types of resonances and as many sound expanses.
Revue & Corrigée
2022
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Iannis Xenakis by Kasper T. Toeplitz; interviews with Delphine Dora, Paul Lovens, J.A. Seazer, Frédéric Blondy; Fred Van Hove by Gérard Rouy; carte blanche to Julie Hascoët; reading notes and about sixty albums reviews; contemporary Arabic poetry: Mina Nagy...
Israel Martínez - Dead People Whispering to Us
2022
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
A poetic, "necropolitical" view of sociality in Mexico.
Crys Cole - A Piece Of Work (vinyl LP)
2022
Second Editions
A radio-commissioned album by the Canadian sound artist, based on sound fragments recorded around the world: a subtle and poetic assemblage of concrete sounds and atmospheres that evolve at the boundaries of perception (with Oren Ambarchi and Seiji Morimoto on drums and electronics).
Steve Roden - Oionos (livre + CD)
2022
Room40
An evocative musical tribute to Greek architect and painter Dimitris Pikionis, based on field recordings and small "poor" objects such as tin whistles, music boxes and toy harmonicas: a meditative, whirring, vibrating and suspended sound piece, both "environmental" and particularly musical.
Philip Samartzis - Array (vinyl LP)
2022
Room40
(last copies available!)
Array expresses the experience of a remote Antarctic research station through the convergence of sound, site and performance. The result is an immersive and affective experience of the spaces, protocols and conditions comprising the bracing polar environment.
Brandon LaBelle - Dreamtime X
2022
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Errant Bodies
Dreamtime X is a diary kept between March 2020 and March 2021, capturing the conditions of lockdown as experienced by the author. Articulated in the form of 100 short poetic entries, the publication veers across a set of ambivalent perspectives.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Musique cabalistique
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
A gallery of portraits of people listening to a work by Frédéric Acquaviva in progress, laid out like a flip book.
Jérôme Poret - Les hôtes (vinyl LP / booklet)
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Maréchalerie
A hybrid edition (a vinyl record with a newspaper and an insert) extending the artist's research on the links between sound, architecture and the history of spiritism.
Akio Suzuki - Breathing Spirit Forms (CD + book)
2022
Room40
A series of in situ improvisations on Mount Tamborine in Australia.
Alison Knowles - Sounds from the Book of Bean (vinyl LP)
2022
Recital
The first vinyl LP release from Fluxus pioneer Alison Knowles (remastered edition transferred from original tapes, with an expansive 20-page booklet).
Revue & Corrigée
2022
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Contemporary poetry in Arabic: Lamis Saïdi; Pascale Criton; homage to Peter Rehberg by Jérôme Noetinger; Romain Perrot aka Vomir; Michel Doneda; Wuppertal festival / Peter Brötzmann; Yosuke Yamashita interviewed by Michel Henritzi; 45 album reviews...
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