A composition for improvising sextet by Austrian double bassist, composer and improviser Werner Dafeldecker, providing a structure that doesn't curtail the qualities of the musicians, yet forces them to listen very closely to each other and make focused decisions about parameters that are often overlooked in completely free improvisation.
This double LP is released in an edition of 300 and includes two solo vocal pieces by Flux artist Takako Saito, two more vocal pieces in which Saito's voice interacts with the sounds of an everyday event, and two non-vocal sound pieces. It is housed in a full-color sleeve and includes one insert with liner notes by Saito, a poster, and four postcards.
3 vinyl LP edition presenting solely unreleased recordings of Panhuysen's famous long string installations. It documents the period 1982-2012, and includes a posthumous track from 2017. With liner notes by Rolf Sachsse and Stephan Wunderlich, and richly illustrated inner sleeves.
LP featuring a recording of the search for a lost tape by musician Ben Patterson, with the help of editor Stefan Fricke and composer hans w. koch. This 1960 lost tape acts a symbolical archive, since it documents Patterson's pre-Fluxus period. Having failed to find it, tehy decided to recreate the recording with a score from this period. The reconstructed track is on the record's B side. This edition includes liner notes, and selected documents chronicling the search.
This LP presents two sound works from the German composer's project “the O. theorem,” which focuses on Nikolai Obouhow's revolutionary concept of “total harmony”. Liner notes by Volker Straebel and Hans W. Koch.
An improvised musical piece recorded with the friends of Herman de Vries at his 80th birthday's summer party on June 18, 2011, in Eschenau. With liner notes by Herman de Vries and photos of the event on the back sleeve.
In 1991, German art group The Oval Language built a multimedia artwork exploring the irrational impact of Leipzig's Monument to the Battle of the Nations to German generations throughout the years. This LP reproduces the sound layer of the event and includes a recording of a live performance at the HGB Leipzig. Inner sleeve contains photos of each stage of the project and texts.
This vinyl LP associates a visual project and a musical piece by the multidisciplinary German artist. Müller's interest with Wagner's composition Rheingold forms the basis of the sound piece, which consists of a mix of layers of Rheingold recordings. Vinyl sleeves features facsimiles of four ash-painted postcards from the series Not a bird.
Tonaliens investigates the inner dimensions and outer limits of just intonation, exploring the harmonic space with voice, brass, invented instruments, sine waves and live electronics. This record brings together two live performances from 2015 in Amsterdam and Berlin. With liner notes by band tuba Robin Hayward, and detailed photos and screenshots.
This double LP includes four unreleased selections from Fox's eponymous sound performance based on the great pavement labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral—which the artist saw as a metaphor for his own life in between health and sickness.
This LP pairs two organ-based works by German composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler. More closely associated with his position as a radio editor and producer, Stiebler composes a reductionist music built on minimalist structures and repetitions, and influenced by Minimalism in visual art.
This LP gathers two sound works by Cologne-based radio producer, performer and composer of experimental music Peter Behrendsen. Nachtflug is a live-electronic piece based on the sounds of bats made audible, and Atem des Windes is a text-sound composition inspired by a Taoist text.
This recording is the sonic counterpart to Dutch artist Paul Panhuysen's last visual work Oog & Oor—a colorful design whose structure was built from sudoku puzzles. Panhuysen used the same principle to compose these sudoku-based pieces in collaboration with carillonneur Rosemarie Seuntiëns.
A collection of recordings from 1987 to 2013 by German experimental band Argo. The double vinyl LP features mostly live performances overviewing the work of the trio (violin, viola, clarinet) around the notion of transient music.
Music performance by Joe Jones's Solar orchestra recorded at a Erik Andersch's Garden party in 1983. This edition includes the reissue of a rare photographic book documenting the event, as well as a poster and a postcard.
Investigating the relationship between movement and sound, the duo has been developping installations to translate sound frequencies into vibrations. This double vinyl LP includes four recordings produced as part of this research project.
This improvisational band founded in 1968 by Dutch musicians Paul Panhuysen, Remko Scha and Jan van Riet takes its source and inspiration from the works of George Maciunas. This LP edition features two pieces, both recorded on December 19, 1976, and never released before on any format. Here, the group comprised Leon van Noorden and Hans Schuurman, in addition to the founding members.
This LP edition is an attempt at collecting various elements of Hans Rudolf Zeller's work. All recordings have been made within the last 10 years, yet many of the underlying concepts date back to the 1960s or 1970s.