Remastered edition of Sydney trio Triosk and Jan Jelinek's loop-based jazz project.
A long-lost vinyl album is back in stock: for the last 18 years, 1+3+1 by Triosk meets Jan Jelinek, originally released in 2003 on ~scape, existed only as a digital download. Now the remastered album is available again on vinyl.
“Hence the album's titled 1+3+1 – it's a reference to how it was made. Jan Jelinek sent us stuff, then we did stuff, then he added the final touches. He did a little bit more editing and production and mixed and mastered it in Berlin.” Interview Laurence Pike, Jazzgroove
“1+3+1 is not minimalist jazz; it is loop-based jazz, influenced and produced by a minimalist composer, and then given to a jazz trio with post-rock tendencies.” Pitchfork
“On Theme from Trioskinek, a jaunty, up-tempo tune not unlike the Charlie Brown theme is dragged down by Jelinek's compressed sound effects, giving the impression of a runner training underwater, straining for grace with every step. If electric jazz had its Bitches Brew, it's only fitting that someone, someday, would give us Glitches Brew.” SFWeekly
“Triosk play as if they wanted to take Jelinek's samples back to the jazz of the late sixties and early seventies.” TAZ Tageszeitung
“This music is a fascinating exploration of the shadowground between acoustic jazz and studio processing. It picks up a particular dialogue about improvised performance and postproduction initiated in the 1970s by Teo Macero and Miles Davis.” Jazzwise Magazine
Triosk was an experimental jazz
and electronica band formed in Sydney in 2001 by Adrian Klumpes on piano, Rhodes and sampler; Laurence Pike on drums, percussion and programming, and Ben "Donny" Waples on electric and acoustic bass, active until 2007.
Jan Jelinek is a German electronic musician
who also operates under the names Farben, Gramm, The Exposures and Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples
His works deal with the transformation of sounds, translating source materials from popular music into abstract, reduced textures. He constructs collages using tiny sound fragments from a wide variety of recording devices: tape recorders, digital samplers, media players and the like. The recordings are processed into repetitive loops that boil the original down to its essentials.
He is the founder of the German record label Faitiche
See also Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples