Faitiche is delighted to present a new album by Frank Bretschneider. abtasten_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
Frank Bretschneider: abtasten_halten Filter (faitiche21), 2020
RIP Krzysztof Penderecki: Another radio piece by Jan Jelinek is as stream available again here. Beweisstücke 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)
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)
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
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
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