Antez // Daniel Voigt // DJs Sigmund von Moosham und der heilige Bim Bam

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Antez Photo: Circolo Hemingway

Sa. 10. Dez. 20 Uhr.
SO16, Sophienstr. 16, 48145 Münster

ANTEZ (France)
Antez makes great sheets of sound by rubbing, scraping and bowing the bass drum with gongs and metal objects. The outcome is like an auditory sauna; intense, overwhelming really, but welcoming. Probably also joined by the accordioning Anja Kreysing.
https://youtu.be/VofHTgFglFg
http://www.antez.org/interpenetration2_v

DANIEL VOIGT (Frankfurt)
An imaginarius of cassette tape twisting and electronic whallooping. He’s a subtle architectural thug, this guy, thumping you with sweet noises in a fictional environment. Also known as Hering und seine sieben Sachen, Daniel runs the wonderful SicSic Tapes.
https://laichoflove.bandcamp.com/
http://www.sicsic.de/

DJs SIGMUND VON MOOSHAM UND DER HEILIGE BIM BAM (Münster)
The rockingest DJs playing the swingingest hits with the dopest beats and the baddest melodies plus the maddest observations, deepest geometries, relevantest statements, highest mountains, tallest fathers and most radical farming techniques.

ALREADY HAPPENED – Rusalka // Mk9 // Moloch & E.H.E

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Sa. 3. Dez. 20 Uhr
BLACK BOX im cuba, Achtermannstr. 10-12. 48143 Münster
www.blackbox-muenster.de

RUSALKA
Canada’s Rusalka blasts theremin and other electronics in a struggle between filth and transcendence. Sensory noise overload.
Aus Kanada kommt Rusalka mit Stöße auf dem Theremin und andere Elektronika. Eine Überbelastung von sensorische Krach als Kampf zwischen den Dreck und die Transzendenz.
https://youtu.be/bKBralDSO6E
http://www.rusalka.org/

MK9
Mk9 pushes video projection, audio constructions and performance as unprocessed subconscious therapy. Isolated audio interference from the US.
Mk9: Videoprojektion, Audiobauten und Aktion als unverarbeitete unterbewusste Therapie. Isolierte Audiostörung aus den USA.
https://youtu.be/bRgGYbKzE3U
http://www.mk9.org/

MOLOCH & E.H.E
Moloch & E.H.E are an indigestible brew from shreds of bloody racket, staccato noise, cacophonous walls of buzzing, ambient vapour and live improvised tailored (video-)images. Harsh ambient videoart from Bochum
Moloch & E.H.E sind ein schwer verdauliches Gebräu aus Lärmfetzen, Stakkato-noise, sirrenden Krachwänden, ambient-Schwaden und ebenso live improvisierten und maßgeschneiderten (Video-)Bildern. Brutal ambient Videokunst aus Bochum.
http://youtu.be/YTAz8M1fMjE
http://www.fuckedover.de/

ALREADY HAPPENED – Sindre Bjerga // Håkon Lie // Jon Collin

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So. 9. Okt. 19.30 Uhr.
SO16, Sophienstr. 16, 48145 Münster

SINDRE BJERGA
Cassette player drones and kitchen sink psychedelia from Norway.
https://sindrebjerga.wordpress.com

HÅKON LIE
Howling, clacking modified Norwegian turntables.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KJyAtpOm_Y

JON COLLIN
Guitar supremo and pioneer of northern English deep blues.
https://soundcloud.com/j-collin

ALREADY HAPPENED – Michel Henritzi // Murgatroyd

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So. 01. Okt. 20 Uhr
BLACK BOX im cuba, Achtermannstr. 10-12, 48143 Münster
www.blackbox-muenster.de

MICHEL HENRITZI
Der französische Avantgarde-Gitarrist Henritzi – unter Anderem bekannt für seine Zusammenarbeit mit Noise Legenden wie Junko, Nihilst Spasm Band, Dust Breeders und Mattin – kommt nach Münster mit einem Solo-Programm für Lapsteel-Gitarre. Sein intensives Spiel klingt wie abstrahierter Noise von tuckerndem, heulenen Train-Blues.
David Keenan (Volcanic Tongue) nennt es: “Dessert Blues Angriffe und Wände aus reinem Velvet Donner”

French avant guitarist Michel Henritzi, well known for his collaborations with noise legends Junko, Nihilst Spasm Band, Dust Breeders and Mattin, amongst others, comes to Münster to play solo lapsteel. This is intense stuff: noise as if abstracted from chugging, howling train blues.
“Desert blues assaults and walls of pure Velvet thunder” (David Keenan/Volcanic Tongue)

https://michelhenritzi1.bandcamp.com/

MURGATROYD
Ist eine Solo-Gong-Peformance von Ross Parfitt bei der jedes Metall-Molekühl des eingestzten Gongs zum Klingen gebracht wird.

Solo gong noise set from Ross Parfitt, trying to sound every molecule of metal.

https://soundcloud.com/rossparfitt

ALREADY HAPPENED – Arma Agharta // Das Andere

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So. 18. Sept. 20 Uhr
BLACK BOX im cuba, Achtermannstr. 10-12, 48143 Münster
www.blackbox-muenster.de

ARMA AGHARTA
Voice / action / improv / ritual / dada / toys / soviet electronics
Arma is a sound performance artist and curator from Lithuania. His work stands between musique concrete and DIY shamanism. Odd costumes and gestures work along with serious live electronic soundscapes improvised with soviet vintage electronics, acoustic objects and circuit bent gear.
The sound performances of Arma Agharta span a broad territory between unbridled eruptions of chaotic noise and hypnotic psychedelic ritual to dadaist humour, odd bodily movements, spontaneous improvised games and the voice, detached from meaning and turning into unintelligible glossolalia.
soundcloud.com/arma_agharta
www.arma.lt

DAS ANDERE
Duniel Niehaus’ haunted tapes, low noise and the Other. Dark music, located somewhere between Varèse’s Poème électronique and Jandek’s homebrew.
dasandere.bandcamp.com

ALREADY HAPPENED – Shane Latimer // Para Dise

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Sa. 30. Juli, 20 Uhr
BLACK BOX im cuba, Achtermannstr. 10-12, 48143 Münster
www.blackbox-muenster.de

SHANE LATIMER (IRL)
Guitars and synths with preparations and electronic processing. Dublin-based Latimer’s improvised guitar slammings and beatings seem to build up their history through circuit block step patterns and intuitive interference.
He is active in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe, performing solo and with various Irish and international groups including OKO, Melting Pot and 無我. He is a curator of the annual Bottlenote Festival of improvised music in Dublin.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzZkHw0eVwU

PARA DISE (DE)
Solo project of musician and improviser Julius Gabriel, in Para Dise, the organic sounds of the saxophone are combined with huge drone and noise-based electronics. Gabriel is the founder of the great krautnoise band Blutiger Jupiter and of agit-disko-jazz band Das Behälter. He is part of the musician collective The Dorf, led by Jan Klare, and Barry Guy´s Blue Shroud Band.
www.parasdise.wordpress.com

ALREADY HAPPENED – Datashock // Guttersnipe

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Sa. 11. Juni 2016. 19 Uhr
Titanick-Halle, Am Hawerkamp 31, 48155 Münster

Part of week-long Raumformen exhibition in the vast Titanick-Halle.
facebook.com/Raumformen.Muenster

DATASHOCK (DE)
Datashock are the Saarland’s finest transcendent mountain-climbing free-rock collective. They have consistently stirred up the dunes in their 20+ releases and their most recent album, Keine Oase in Sicht, covers such terrain as “reimaginations of early music of desert people”, “post-punk dancefloor killers” and “Peter Brötzmann soloing over an 80’s John Carpenter soundtrack” (quotes from Jakub Adamek: weedtemple.wordpress.com).
“They frequently catch magic moments of emergence, as a patient assemblage of exploratory sounds grows into something transcendent. They’ll wander around with their heads pointed skyward until at some point – often one you don’t notice until they’ve already passed it – they shift into a higher gear.” (Marc Masters, Pitchfork)
datashock.bandcamp.com/
youtube.com/watch?v=ub8La2L4FaA
youtube.com/watch?v=X_fg4Wa0Aq0

GUTTERSNIPE (UK)
Smashing their way here from Leeds, this duo bring brutal, textured fury to the crushing of guitars, drums, vocal folds and electricity. This is as much sound as two people can make.
“The musical palette-perge I didn’t know I needed, a demasculinised anti-rock ear reset.” (The Wire)
guttersnipe.bandcamp.com/

SIGMUND VON MOOSHAM & DER HEILIGE BIM BAM (DE)
Freeform DJing from Münster’s golden heroes.

ALREADY HAPPENED – part wild horses mane on both sides // JSCA // Sigmund von Moosham & der heilige Bim Bam

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Do. 31. März 2016. 20 Uhr. 8/5 EUR
Westfälischer Kunstverein, Rothenberg 30, 48143 Münster
www.westfaelischer-kunstverein.de

PART WILD HORSES MANE ON BOTH SIDES
Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols are part wild horses mane on both sides, a consistently idiosyncratic and adventurous free music group. Hailing from the north of England via France they have the ability to induce hermetic sonic states through a process of ritualistic improvisation. Employing flute, percussion and electronics alongside a vast cache of sonic artifacts that they have collected over the years (field recordings, found objects, old media), they conjure up a bold and evocative ancient/modern sound spectrum. Their compositions/performances traverse epic contours, veering from moments of spare, poetic beauty to unhinged rural psychedelia, unified by an acute awareness of time, space and silence.
They have released countless limited run editions on cassette, vinyl and CD via their own Rayon Recs imprint, Singing Knives, Chocolate Monk, Beniffer and MIE, with forthcoming releases scheduled on Sacred Tapes, Golden Lab and Tombed Visions. Among many projects they have collaborated with Pelt and Michael Morley of the Dead C as Pelt Part Wild Gate and with Ashtray Navigations as Human Horses.
Recently they have worked extensively with the artist Haris Epaminonda on a number of film-sound installations, exhibiting at Tate Modern London, MOMA, Kunsthaus Zurich and Modern Art Oxford among others.
soundcloud.com/experimedia/part-wild-horses-mane-on

JSCA
Electronics duo JSCA, named after a song by obscure 80’s act Monoton, creates repetitive, static machine music. Pulsating sine- and square waves drenched in delay, clattering synth noises and cold, detached female vocals.
“…Reminiscent of very early Gate, the title track from JSCA’s tape ‘No Ends’ feels ghastly, diseased, and malicious; it’s as though someone saw fit to awkwardly mash up the field recordings of a helicopter, a bass drone, and a dying woman mumbling incoherently through several thin layers of papier-mâché. One wonders: Is this what it sounds like at the tail end of a long, painful illness, when the machines laboring anonymously to keep you alive are more powerful than you, to the point that you can no longer hear yourself speak above them?” – Village Voice
soundcloud.com/alien-passengers/jsca-no-ends

SIGMUND VON MOOSHAM & DER HEILIGE BIM BAM
Münster’s spinningest DJs channeling their minds’ melodies.

ALREADY HAPPENED – Crank Sturgeon // Olivier Di Placido

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So. 15. Nov 2015. 20 Uhr.
BLACK BOX im cuba, Achtermannstr. 10-12, 48143 Münster

CRANK STURGEON
Crank Sturgeon works in performance, installation, and sound art, and has been active since the early 1990’s. A comical conceptualist, Crank is something of a misnomer: whether blending pun with the profane, or transforming the precious into an oil spill, a Sturgeon performance defies categorization. Accompanied by ridiculous costuming, pointed instructions and parables (gone awry), and even the occasional dirigible or two, these elements intertwine, transforming into space-defying interventions, and invariably involving audience participation. More than just possessing a predilection for the absurd, Crank wears the goggles of the perpetual optimist: infusing his processes with a classical struggle, and yet always with a leery salmon grin, awash in an undertow of delicious and celebratory noise…

“I do make noise; I also make vocal sounds, contact mics, collage, destroyed folk musings, bad poems (which I like to project on walls), and visual disturbances in the form of installations, masks, and assemblages with motors that belch and spit stuff out.” (Crank Sturgeon, noisewiki.com)

www.cranksturgeon.com
youtube.com/watch?v=-rx_tM9MYvA

OLIVIER DI PLACIDO
Olivier Di Placido is a french guitarist. During the years he has developed an absolutely unique approach to his instrument, being able to play it like a turntable, a synthesizer or a gamelan orchestra. Interested in discovering all the possibilities of the guitar, including the most hidden ones, Olivier has litterally invented a new and hybrid instrument, with unfixed neck and moving pick-up.”(Flussi festival 2014)
He’s been playing all around Europe for more than ten years, collaborating with musicians and improvisers like Mario De Vega, Arnaud Riviere, Tony Buck, Anthea Caddy, Jassem Hindi (Les Sorciers Komas), Fritz Welch (UK Tour) SEC_(Bocian records, Noise-Below) and MANY OTHERS w/Francesco Gregoretti (Viande, Scrotum records)… taking part in international festivals and shows.
olivierdiplacido.wordpress.com

ALREADY HAPPENED – Desmedrados Soldados de Ventura // Yerba Mansa // Duniel Niehaus // Ross Parfitt

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So. 13. September 2015. 19 Uhr
Halle B, Am Hawerkamp, 48155 Münster

Raumformen / Sudden Cricket joint show in the giant jittering Halle B. Expect sonic smearing. Last evening of Raumformen’s week-long show.

DESMEDRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA (UK) pulverise hellish psych-rock howls and tang-jangles. 6 guitars and counting on the forthcoming ace Clifton Park, NY volumes, this lot, led out of Manchester by master Psychonaut, Nick Mitchell, are what the Grateful Dead could have been if they’d really tried.
dedesmadradossoldadosdeventura.bandcamp.com

“A righteous nod in the direction of what psychedelic rock, unburdened of its newfound marketing status, should really be like, this monstrous UK jam session comes on like a triple-header to the dome and dances dervish around your skull… Any fool could get their medulla oblongata steamed, pressed and boxed by mere exposure to this beast. Maybe it’s your turn.” Doug Mosurock, Still Single

“Very gorgeous free rock improvs.” Byron Coley & Thurston Moore, Bull Tongue, Arthur Magazine

YERBA MANSA (UK) sees two of Desmedrados’ meanies killing it in a sharp guitar and drums combo.

DUNIEL NIEHAUS (DE) is Münsters own visually-aptituded, sub-Elephant-lurking generous guy. He’s been here for ages and now it’s really coming out.

ROSS PARFITT (DE/UK) will hit things, like usual.

Raumformen – www.suki-pix.de
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