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)
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)
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
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
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)
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)
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
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)
Felix Kubin plays Dragonflies, Berlin 2020 (photo by U. Siegfriedt)
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
Artwork for Tristesse Tropiques (Andrew Pekler: film stil, 2016)
Andrew Pekler: Mirror Structures (Mirrored), 2016 (faitiche14)
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
Museum Art.Plus, Hyperion (slide show / installation view), Donaueschingen 2020
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
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
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
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
Jan Jelinek: A1. ICE 695 (ICE Compositions, faitback11), 2002
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)
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