Temple of Faitiche (December 2021)

Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is Mexican multimedia artist/performer and DJ Daniela Huerta - on air Dec 24th (!), 13:00-14:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.

Daniela Huerta: Her Feedback, 2021


Mix by ASUNA (II)

A new 0,5 hour mix by Japanese sound artist ASUNA - this time for the faitiche journal. more

ASUNA & Jan Jelinek live, Tokyo 2017, photo by Takehito Goto

ASUNA - Mix II (2021)


farben: textstar+

Comming soon (Spring 2022): textstar+ by farben (faitback12). On textstar+ Jan Jelinek brings together a track selection from the CMYK series, four EPs he released between 1999 and 2002 under the pseudonym farben. more

Artwork (front cover, b/w converted) for textstar+ (faitback12)

farben: T.Microsystems (Remaster)(faitback12)


Inakatei, Kyoto (2)

Akai MPC-1000 Sampler improvisation, based on recorded interviews with guests at the Inakatei soba restaurant. Side work from a "report" on the restaurant, which was the author’s favorite lunch spot during his stay in Kyoto in 2014.

Inakatei Soba Noodle Restaurant, photos taken from the restaurant's website

Jan Jelinek: SobaVoices, 2014 (previously unreleased)


Jonathan Scherk

When department stores dream ... Jonathan Scherk continues with his acoustic maelstroms of the consumer world. An album with a collection of his new audio collages is planned and on the shelfs in 2022.

Ferdinand Kriwet: Yester 'n' Today, 2011

Jonathan Scherk: untitled (Nr.11), 2021


Temple of Faitiche (October 2021)

Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is Japanese sound artist ASUNA - on air Oct 29th, 13:00-14:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.

ASUNA's 100 KEYBOARDS performance (film still, watch) Kanazawa 2021


Trip Shrubb: Trewwer, Leud un Danz

Faitiche is excited to present, for the first time on vinyl, a selection from the 84-track (!!) remix project originally released in 2013 as a three-tape set by Trip Shrubb aka kptmichigan aka Michael Beckett. Beckett remixed his way through Harry Smith’s famous Anthology of American Folk Music. more

Artwork (front cover) for Trewwer, Leud Un Danz

Trip Shrubb: Dat Luit van Freverts Hoff (faitiche25), 2021


Clive Holden & Jan Jelinek: Seascape (diptych)

Watch a preview (excerpt) for an A/V-installation by Clive Holden & Jan Jelinek, working title: Seascape (diptych). The artists’ limitations were to work independently, while trading files back-and-forth across the Atlantic, and to solely use found material from John Huston’s Moby Dick. More

Clive Holden & Jan Jelinek: Seascape (diptych), 2021 (b/w film still)


Ambianta VI

Another gem from Nikolaienko's archive - previously unreleased.

Studio Nikolaienko, photo by D. Nikolaienko 2021

Nikolaienko: Ambianta VI, 2021


Temple of Faitiche (September 2021)

Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is Brussels' musician & coast connoisseur Roméo Poirier - on air Sept 3rd, 14:00-15:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.

Roméo Poirier: Hotel Nota (sferic, 2020)


The Raw and The Cooked LP

Faitiche is delighted to release an album version of the radio piece Vom Rohen und Gekochten (The Raw and The Cooked) originally composed and produced by Jan Jelinek for the state broadcaster SWR2. The album The Raw and The Cooked brings together five sound collages that deal with the consistency of material and its mutability. Official release: Sept. 17th 2021. more

Artwork (front cover) for The Raw and The Cooked

Jan Jelinek: The Raw and The Cooked (II), faitiche24 (2021)


Temple of Faitiche (July 2021)

Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is multi instrumentalist Michael Beckett aka Trip Shrubb aka kptmichigan - on air July 23rd, 14:00-15:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream. Last show before summer break!

Trip Shrubb, Dörentrup 2021


Sounds for a bell tower (Klangturm Hamburg-Veddel)

In the tower of the Lutheran Immanuel church in Hamburg, the bells no longer ring; now sounds come from loudspeakers. The sound programmes by 12 artists (Andrew Pekler, Frank Bretschneider a.o.) serve like chimes to signal the time. Read more

Immanuelkirche, photo A. Pekler (2021)

Andrew Pekler: bell, 1pm (2021)



A new website is online - janjelinek.com is an archive for all works by Jan Jelinek. Check here



GES Radio Portrait

Radio special about GES and Curd Duca (1 hour for each artist) at German WDR - subject is SAMPLING. Listen/stream here.

Gesellschaft zur Emanzipation des Samplings: Take you sources and sample them in public space!, 2009


Andrew Pekler live at Frameless

Video of Andrew Pekler's A/V performance for the Frameless series is now archived on their website. Watch here.

Andrew Pekler and a crystal lamp, performing live in Berlin, April 16th 2021.



Helmut Schmidt plays Bach (Marimba Version)

Found in the archives: GES's Marimba Version of Helmut Schmidt plays Bach (2010), previously unreleased.

Original artwork for faitiche11, 2013

GES: Helmut Schmidt plays Bach (Marimba Version), faitiche 2010


Temple of Faitiche (May 2021)

Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is sound/composition/performance-Gesamtkunstwerk Felix Kubin - on air May 28th, 14:00-15:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.

Felix Kubin plays Dragonflies, Berlin 2020 (photo by U. Siegfriedt)


Uomo Di Mondo, live at Space Textures 2020

Live version of Uomo Di Mondo by Nikolaienko, recorded at Space Textures festival, September 5th 2020 in Riga, Latvia.

Nikolaienko, live in Riga 2020 

Nikolaienko: Uomo Di Mondo (live version), Riga 2020


Phantom Islands

Andrew Pekler and Kiwi Stefanie Menrath's Phantom Islands sound and map installation will be viewable from May 27th - 30th 2021 in Barcelona at MUEC – Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món as part of the Etnoscòpic Festival.

Phantom Islands, photo by Andrew Pekler, 2018


Sven-Åke Johansson & Jan Jelinek, live at Moers Festival 2020

Sven-Åke Johansson & Jan Jelinek, puls-plus-puls, edition moers. The live recording of the performance at the Moers Festival 2020 is now as album (LP/CD) available. Buy/order at the Moers Festival shop. Official release: May 21st 2021. The concert is also still as film stream available here (Vimeo). 

puls-plus-puls, edition moers (album artwork), 2021


Andrew Pekler: Sounds from Phantom Islands & Tristes Tropiques

Andrew Pekler's fauxotica excursions Tristes Tropiques and Sounds from Phantom Islands are back in stock. Official release: May 14th 2021

Artwork for Tristesse Tropiques (Andrew Pekler: film stil, 2016)

Andrew Pekler: Mirror Structures (Mirrored), 2016 (faitiche14)


Sparkling Water

Sparkling water, captured during breakfast buffet at Hotel an der Oper, Düsseldorf 2010.

Hotel an der Oper, 2010 (Series Symmetrie aus Sicht der Gastronomie)

Jan Jelinek: Carbon Düsseldorf, 2010


Jan Jelinek: Hyperion (A/V Installation), 2020

Jan Jelinek: Hyperion (4-channel composition & video installation), commission for Donaueschinger Musiktage 2020. Technical assistance: Karl Kliem. Watch YouTube video (not listed) here.

Museum Art.Plus, Hyperion (slide show / installation view), Donaueschingen 2020


Temple of Faitiche (April 2021)

faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is electroacoustic composer Bérangère Maximin  - on air April 2nd, 14:00-15:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.

Bérangère Maximin: Land Of Waves, Karl Records 2020


Jan Jelinek & Stefan Schneider

Excerpt of a live recording on the occasion of Bereicherung - a concert/lecture/performance series curated by Stefan Schneider and Thorsten Nolting.

Rundscheibe Nr. XIII, Ferdinand Kriwet - leserattenfaenge, 1965

Jan Jelinek & Stefan Schneider: Live improvisation (excerpt), May 12th 2020 Düsseldorf


UND T-Shirt

UND T-shirts are back in stock, all sizes.


Silver Circle

R.I.P. Chick Corea. Silver Circle by Jan Jelinek - based on a sample by ... guess who? Originally released in 2002 on ~scape, album title: Instrumentals - Staedtizism 3, various artists.

Käthe Kruse: Ich sehe (Schlagzeilen und Tonspuren, Edition Distanz), 2020

Jan Jelinek: Silver Circle, 2002


Rings (faitiche23)

Fortunately for us, Dmytro Nikolaienko agreed to open up the jewellery boxes of his tape-loop archive for his debut album on Faitiche. What came to light was a collection of dreamy glittering gems, masterfully presented using the compositional possibilities of analogue tape machines. Release: April 16th 2021. more

artwork (excerpt) for Nikolaienko: Rings, faitiche23, photo by Dmytro Nikolaienko

Nikolaienko: Ambianta I (faitiche23), 2021


ICE Compositions

On the occasion of the vinyl rerelease of 1+3+1 (Triosk meets Jan Jelinek, faitback05, release: April 9th 2021), Jan Jelinek's ICE Compositions are being made available digitally (remastered version) for the first time. more

Faitiche: Darwin

Jan Jelinek: A1. ICE 695 (ICE Compositions, faitback11), 2002 


Temple of Faitiche (February 2021)

faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. Next show's guest is musician and label founder Nikolaienko (label Muscut & Shukai) - on air February 5th, 14:00-15:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.

Nikolaienko: The Sounds Of Pseudoscience (Muscut 3, 2015)


Orecchio di Dionisio (II.)

The limestone cave, situated in the Sicilian town of Syracuse, 65 meters deep and laid out in ancient times, has exceptional acoustics: A person standing in the cave's entrance can hear every word whispered deep down inside it. more

Orecchio di Dionisio, Syracusa Italy, 2018

Jan Jelinek: Orecchio di Dionisio (II), 2021