07.04.2020

Abtasten Halten / Sample Hold

Faitiche is delighted to present a new album by Frank Bretschneiderabtasten_halten was made as part of the raster.labor installation first presented at CTM Festival in 2019. abtasten_halten is a self-generating composition for synthesizer modules whose sole sound source is the movement of two VU meter needles. Official release is September 18th 2020.



artwork abtasten_halten (excerpt), graphic design by Tim Tetzner


Jan Jelinek's Vom Rohen und Gekochten (On the Raw and the Cooked) is now online at SWR2.

Frank Bretschneider: abtasten_halten Filter (faitiche21), 2020

02.04.2020

Beweisstücke für das Bombardement 2020

RIP Krzysztof Penderecki: Another radio piece by Jan Jelinek is as stream available again hereBeweisstücke für das Bombardement (Evidence for the bombardment) from 2015 is a composition, collage and document about the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

 


Jan Jelinek: Audio Map Beweisstücke für das Bombardement, 2015


Krysztof Penderecki's score of Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima provides the conceptual frame for the collage's arrangement.

Jan Jelinek: Beweisstücke für das Bombardement, 2015 (excerpt)

28.03.2020

Das Scheitern der bemannten Raumfahrt

Dealing with cabin fever: Jan Jelinek’s radio piece/play Das Scheitern der bemannten Raumfahrt (The failure of manned spaceflight) from 2014 is as stream and download available again here. The radio piece retells the failure of the first Biosphere 2 mission in Arizona in 1991.



Jane Poynter: The Human Experiment, two years and twenty minutes inside Biosphere 2, 2006


Especially from a sociological perspective, the mission was a debacle: Isolated from the outside world, the team of eight Biospherians split into two rival camps during their stay. The radio piece is bilingual (german, english).

Jan Jelinek: Das Scheitern der bemannten Raumfahrt, 2014 (excerpt)

25.03.2020

Temple of Faitiche (March 2020)

faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is musician and label founder Mads Emil Nielsen - on air March 27th, 14:00-15:00. Afterwards as stream & download available.



Percussion Loops (arbitrary04)

19.03.2020

GES plays American Standards

G.E.S. plays The Great American Songbook, a series of favorite Pop songs - grained and rearranged by Granular Sound Synthesis.



Diorama, Erfindung einer Illusion, Schirn 2017

GES: standard No. 2, faitiche 2020

26.02.2020

Vom Rohen und Gekochten

German SWR2 Ars Acustica premiers a new radio work by Jan Jelinek: Vom Rohen und Gekochten (On the Raw and the Cooked). Premiere: April, 7th 2020. Afterwards as stream and free download for 18 months available here.


Jan Jelinek: series Symmetrie aus Sicht der Gastronomie, 2011 (ink on paper)  

 

About the work: Solid, raw, boiling, powdery, liquid, broken and folded - empirical categories which describe the nature of material. more

Jan Jelinek: Vom Rohen und Gekochten (excerpt), 2020

05.02.2020

Framework 2

The danish label arbitrary presents the vinyl release Framework 2 by Mads Emil Nielsen, including graphic scores, recordings and interpretations – with Andrea Neumann + contributions by Jan Jelinek and Hideki Umezawa. Release date: Feb 7th 2020. more
 


Mads Emil Nielsen: graphic score for Circles

Jan Jelinek: Circles 2, 2019

27.01.2020

Temple of Faitiche (Jan 2020)

faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is Stefan Schneider with an one hour TAL label mix - on air Jan 31st, 14:00-15:00. Afterwards as stream & download available.


Nobuyoshi Araki: Pseudo Diary, 1980

16.01.2020

Ballistik & Ballett

Sven-Åke Johansson performs Ballistik & Ballett (performance for peas and drums) at Laura Mars Gallery, Nov. 16th 2019 - on the occasion of the exhibition Faitiche, est. 2008.
 

14.01.2020

Zwischen/Raum 2

Wieder und Wieder. Ritual, Kontemplation, Obsession. Exhibition at DG Kunstraum in Munich, Germany - including Peter Granser's installation Zwischen/Raum with sound by Jan Jelinek. Opening this thursday, January 16th 2020, 18:00. Closing event: March 21st 2020
 


Photo by Peter Granser, Zwischen/Raum, interior view