SOUND INSPECTORS is a special project of improvised electro-acoustic music, a continuation of our collaborations inside Classwar Karaoke, Emitter Micro Festival and Jochen Arbeit’s series “Soundscapes”.
SOUND INSPECTORS will undertake, by a kind of sonic archaeology, the reconstruction of the infamous Vancouver Feedback Bar of the 80′s, now defunct (Part2).
Jochen Arbeit plays electric guitar and electronics. He is guitarist with Einstürzende Neubauten and Automat, member of Stupid Green, AADK, Supercosy Klangwerkstatt, Aufladetechnische Konferenz (ATK), etc.
Jochen Arbeit | Soundscapes 10
Projects: Arbeit solo; the “Soundscapes” series of concerts to which other musicians are invited for live-improvisations (with Hahn Rowe, Robin Rimbaud aka. Scanner, Julia Kent, Paul Beauchamp, Palumbo Modonese, Jacob Kirkegaard etc.)
Anthony Donovan uses fretless half-guitar, objects and electronics. Anthony works solo as Murmurists, and in collaboration with, amongst others, Steve Beresford, Bryan Lewis Saunders, PAS, Damo Suzuki, Dom Lash and Ernesto Tomasini; as well as supporting Fred Frith, Adam Bohman, John Butcher, Faust, Furt, Nurse with Wound, John Russell and Phil Waschmann.
Anthony Donovan & John Hyatt | Art Speaks 3 (Quicksilver)
He is currently working on a multi CD set with John Zorn of Zorn game-pieces for release on Tzadik. Donovan co-curates the Classwar Karaoke and suRRism-Phonoethics labels with Jaan Patterson, which, together have released material by the likes of Bob Ostertag, Hopek Quirin, Jochen Arbeit, Peter Brotzmann, Rhys Chatham and Zoviet France.
Christoph “Kris” Limbach’s focus has always been on sound. But his background in applied physics and film projects has an outstanding influence on his current sound-art works, using film-editing techniques and film sound aesthetics for his sound pieces like the ongoing “begin_ if _ ()” project and his live performances.
Kris Limbach | Incidencia Sonora
He released on labels such as Richard Garet’s Contour Editions, Staaltape, Modisti, Framework Radio and more. He does sound engineering and installation for John Bock in addition to production and mastering work at Emitter19 Studios. Together with Pierce Warnecke he curates the emitter micro Festival and label.
Hopek Quirin plays with electric bass, objects, micro-tapes, motors and effects. He is collaborating with Jochen Arbeit (Soundscapes, Stupid Green), Anton Mobin, Anthony Donovan, Kris Limbach, Bryan Lewis Saunders, MaCu, Paul Amlehn, Classwar Karaoke, ABQ, Tomas Nochteff (Mueran Humanos) etc.
Thomas Zunk | Plays the Theremin
Thomas Zunk is thereminist, multiinstrumentalist, improviser, composer.
He studied ethnomusicology at FU Berlin and Indonesian Gamelan music with composer Paul Gutama Soegijo; he was a member of Gamelan Banjar Berlin between 1978 and 1994. He plays flute, handdrums, waterphone, keyboards, woodwinds, percussion and theremin.
He performs on stage as improviser since 1976, makes his own compositions since 1993. He is mastermind of GHETTO RAGA, NO PUSSYFOOTING and ERICH ZANN. He is member of the Berlin improvisers orchestra BERIO. He composed and staged several new film soundtracks: 2001-A Space Odyssey, Nosferatu, Caligari, Storm over Asia, Berlin – Symphonie der Grosstadt, Man with a Movie Camera.
Rinus Van Alebeek | Live in Budapest
Rinus Van Alebeek is an electronic musician and performer born in Holland in 1956. He comes to music relatively late, having published two books in his home country under the pseudonym of Philip Markus, the first of which, published in 1991 in the Netherlands received the prize for best first novel.
His approach to musical improvisation is radical, and often based on sounds captured on their many trips through the U.S., Europe and the Maghreb countries.
Rinus Van Alebeek using simple sound capturing systems like microphones connected to old Walkmans and dictaphones. During its concerts he mixes and processes many of its tapes with the help of a mixer and an effects pedal, creating powerful lo-fi sound collages between noise and pure poetry.
The artistic biography of Rinus Van Alebeek is divided by himself in two periods: prehistoric and historic The prehistoric period goes from the birth of Christ until the year 1989 a.c. The historic period begins in 1989 and it is divided in three categories: literature, visual arts and sound art.
Pierce Warnecke | The Art of Error
Pierce Warnecke has been creating digital material since his studies at Berklee College of Music. Attracted equally to image and sound, he develops modules to forge his own audiovisual elements. He is inspired by the interactions between humans and machines, scientific research and complex data structures.
He pushes to develop alternate ways of integrating sound, video, light and data into performance/installation contexts. He has worked as a programmer for installations and interactive projects in the US, France and Germany and Japan and also works as a sounddesigner and electronic musician in Berlin where he currently resides.
w/ Jochen Arbeit, Anthony Donovan, Kris Limbach, Hopek Quirin, Thomas Zunk, Rinus van Alebeek and Pierce Warnecke LIVE
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 | 22:00 CET
Naherholung Sternchen | Berolinastraße 7 | 10178 Berlin/Mitte