Sound arts

 
 
Ann Veronica Janssens -
2022
English edition
Zolo Press
forthcoming
An intimate dialogue between the works of the two artists over four decades.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
Bio_Sonic_Agencies (CD)
2022
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
forthcoming
A radio creation around the materiality of sound and air.
An Archaeology of Listening - Coming to Know
2022
Archive Books
forthcoming
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
Archive Books
forthcoming
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.
Mark Vernon - A World Behind This World (CD)
2022
Persistence of Sound
forthcoming
Persistence of Sound presents a new album from one of British sound art's most original voices.
Francisco López - Hidden Island Music (untitled #398) (vinyl LP)
2022
Discrepant
forthcoming
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.
Walking from Scores
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
forthcoming
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
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
forthcoming
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.
Félicia Atkinson - Image Language (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
A poetic and "environmental" record, weaving delicate instrumentals with spoken word.
Félicia Atkinson - Image Language (CD)
2022
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
A poetic and "environmental" record, weaving delicate instrumentals with spoken word.
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.
Koray Kantarcıoğlu - Loopworks 2 (vinyl LP)
2022
Discrepant
forthcoming
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.
 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.
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 record 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 muscial 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.
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.
Alison Knowles - Sounds from the Book of Bean (vinyl LP)
2022
varia
The first vinyl LP release from Fluxus pioneer Alison Knowles (remastered edition transferred from original tapes, with an expansive 20-page booklet).
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.
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 reviews of records...
 Opening Performance Orchestra - Aktual University (CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
Two pieces based on Milan Knízak's canonical text Aktual University, dating from 1967, containing ten short lectures outlining the university's character—On Conflict, On Dreams, On Revolutions, On Love, On Belief, On Art, etc. These lectures were to serve as inspirational schemes for lectures, seminars and discussions held at an ideal university.
Fritz Hauser - Escalier sous la pluie (book + CD)
2022
French edition
Lenka lente
A staircase drips, not with water but with sound: book / CD dedicated to Fritz Hauser's impressive "sound drawing" for the Vincent van Gogh Foundation in Arles.
Félicia Atkinson - Un  hiver  en  plein  été (vinyl LP)
2021
Shelter Press - Records
The third collaboration between Félicia Atkinson and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma—their first album produced together in the same studio: an electroacoustic, poetic, fluid and sensitive dialogue between the two experimentalists.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 + 2 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet, David Watson and the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Armin Lorenz Gerold - Manuel
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Artist's book.
Spectres - Ghosts in the Machine
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
The third issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, around the topic of artificial intelligence (contributions by Keith Fullerton Whitman, Steve Goodman, Florian Hecker, Robin Mackay, Bill Orcutt, Akira Rabelais, Lucy Railton, Jean-Claude Risset, Sébastien Roux...).
 Charlemagne Palestine - October 24, 1975 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
A 1975 unreleased Strumming performance in Antwerp.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet & David Watson.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 2 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Yoann Sarrat - Phonosophie et corporalité compositionnelle - L\'art sonore de Frédéric Acquaviva
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
An initiatory drift through the complex, multiple and singularly innovative sound art of Frédéric Acquaviva.
Revue & Corrigée
2021
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Terrine, Gabi Losoncy, Nour Mobarak; focus Bruisme Festival; Augustin Bette; 20 Italian records; interviews: Thurston Moore by Jacques Debout & Michel Henritzi ; Michel Chion by Jérôme Noetinger; John Tchicai by Gérard Rouy; Pole Ka; books and records reviews...
C.W. Winter - The Works and Days - The Black Sections (vinyl LP)
2021
varia
An absorbing sound collage album that emerged out of the production material of the film, The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) by C.W. Winter & Anders Edström, with musical excerpts from Tim Berne & Bill Frisell, Tony Conrad, Graham Lambkin, Mary Jane Leach, Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, Folke Rabe, Éliane Radigue, and Akio Suzuki.
Michel Redolfi - Sonic Waters, Underwater Music 1979-1987 (vinyl LP)
2021
Sub Rosa
(last copies available!)
A work for underwater performance that literally immerses the listener into an acoustical substance, released in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic series.
Michel Redolfi - Sonic Waters, Underwater Music 1979-1987 (CD)
2021
Sub Rosa
A work for underwater performance that literally immerses the listener into an acoustical substance, released in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic series.
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