Ulyap is a village in the Caucasus, where one can find an enormous number of accordion and harmonica players. "Ulyap Songs: Beyond Circassian Tradition" represents an attempt to document ancient bards' chants and their entanglement with popular rural heritage as well as post-Soviet culture during modern times, through a critical prism.
The first issue of the Dongola Architecture Series, dedicated to the most iconic contemporary architects of Arab culture, dives into the transdisciplinary perspective of Jordanian architect, artist and anthropologist Ammar Khammash.
Recordings from two installations/performances by the Berlin-based sound artist that explore the physical presence of sound phenomena, by producing the impact of electronic music but with purely acoustic means.
Faitiche presents Groupshow's Greatest Hits: The ten tracks on this first vinyl album by Groupshow (Hanno Leichtmann, Andrew Pekler, Jan Jelinek), recorded between 2005 and 2018, document concert recordings and studio improvisations by the trio.
Interviews with ten pioneering artists' book publishers: Simon Cutts, herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Leif Eriksson, Guy Jungblut, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Hansjörg Mayer, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.
A volume that gives a voice to artists, writers, witnesses and experts, all invited to reflect upon the question of the Portuguese fishermen's culture and the rapid transformation it experienced, accompanied by a vinyl compilation containing undisclosed original recordings of Portuguese fishermen's songs and contemporary compositions.
Previously unpublished performance of the internationally renowned dance band Selten Gehörte Musik (on this occasion: Christian Attersee, Gerhard Rühm, Oswald Wiener) at the closing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.
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.
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.
A long form composition of six movements from Maurice Louca, with the Lebanese improvisational group A Trio, featuring Anthea Caddy, Khaled Yassine, and Christina Kazaryan, between Arabic music and psychedelic folk.