Archive for October 2008

No Pressure Blow-Up review in Italian.   Leave a comment

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Skug review! Nathan Blunt to the front desk please…   2 comments

Felix says that this guy is of the opinion that some of my songs could be hits if they weren’t so odd.

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Radio Libertaire plays the whole album in awe-struck rapture!   Leave a comment

Or at least that’s what it looks like from this playlist. Seems my man Ed at Dense promotions continues to do solid work.

—– Ursprüngliche Nachricht —–

Montag, 13. Oktober 2008 12:02:11 Uhr
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Von: Ed Benndorf
Thema: GR2018 – Radio Libertaire
An: Felix Knoth
SEPPUKU
1 DIMANCHE SUR 2 DE 22 H – 24 H
SUR RADIO LIBERTAIRE PARIS
PLAYLIST SEPPUKU 19 : 21/09/08

ALVA NOTO “UNITXT” RASTER-NOTON
COH “IRON” WAVE TRAP
MYRA DAVIES “CITIES AND GIRLS” MOABIT
WILLITS & SAKAMOTO “OCEAN FIRE” 12K
VAN DER PAPEN “MAJESTIC” PARVOART
LAWRENCE ENGLISH “KIRI NO OTO” TOUCH
THE BOATS “FAULTY TONED RADIO” FLAU
O.M.D. “PEELS SESSIONS 79 – 83” VIRGIN
PADDED CELL “NIGHT MUST FALL” DC RDINGS
FRA LIPPO LIPPI : VA “COSMIC DISCO?! NAH COSMIC ROCK !!!” ESKIMO
PARA : VA “KLINIK PROJECTS” HANDS
KANGDING RAY “AUTOMNE FOLD” RASTER-NOTON
STARTING TEETH “I WON’T DO ANYTHING I CAN DO” CREAKED
FLYING LOTUS “LOS ANGELES” WARP
EINOMA “UNDIR FEINOTUM” VERTICAL FORM
MICHAEL SANTOS “THE HAPPY ERROR” BASKARU
MERZBOW / SHORA “SWITCHING RETHORICS” B.B.I.
FUCK BUTTONS “COLOURS MOVE” ATP/R
WIRE “OBJECT 47” PINK FLAG
LEILA “BLOOD, LOOMS AND BLOOMS” WARP
PETE UM “NO PRESSURE” GAGARIN
PHONORAMA CD WIRE

Old skool jollies.   2 comments

So, me and Phil are playing a gig for impressario and onetime member of the mighty Terminal Cheesecake Simon Doling, although I’m sure he is not acting alone. I’m looking forward to the novelty of it all. I’ve never played the ‘swich before. Shit, now I’m fretting about how to ask Phil if he’s driving, because I haven’t seen a lot of him lately and it seems a bit cheeky.
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Shy Pete Um (Ox review in English).   2 comments

“PETE UMNo Pressure

LP |Gagarin/A-Music |gagarinrecords.com | 35:02

|| Shy Pete Um needed a long time before he could admit to himself and his environment that he’s something like an artist. Indeed the “tape artist” spent just as much time pottering around on his cassettes in good lo-fi style until he procured a computer in 1996. From then on he was unstoppable. Pete’s art consists in storing lots of different sound segments on different sources, adding singing or shreds of conversation to them and knocking them together into songs. The gentleman from Cambridge recently brought out his debut work on Gagarin Records, the label which is the home of, among others, Brezel Göring (STEREO TOTAL) and Jaques Palminger (STUDIO BRAUN). “No Pressure” is electronic, the root is avant-gardely poppy. Some tracks are minimalistic, purely instrumental and come across as heavenly, ambient and saturnine, appearing to spring from a creative chaos, which is admittedly coherent within itself and leaves behind a feeling of unsettling harmony. Pete Um is going to be on tour in Germany for the label’s 10th anniversary. You should definitely pay the gentleman a visit! (9)

JeNnY Kracht”

Ox review in German.   Leave a comment

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German Federal Radio shows some love.   Leave a comment

—– Ursprüngliche Nachricht —– Samstag, 20. September 2008 14:54:48 Uhr
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Bayerischer Rundfunk
Bayern 2 Nachtsession
19. September 2008, 0.05 – 2.00 Uhr
http://www.br-online.de/bayern2

Spike Jones & His City Slickers: William Tell Overture
Album: Smiling Through My Teeth
Sonic Arts Network – Spring 2008

Christian Bok: Ubu Hubbub
Album: Smiling Through My Teeth
Sonic Arts Network – Spring 2008

John Oswald: Pocket
Album: Smiling Through My Teeth
Sonic Arts Network – Spring 2008

People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz: Air Hostess
Album: Smiling Through My Teeth
Sonic Arts Network – Spring 2008

Christian Marclay: Maria Callas
Album: Smiling Through My Teeth
Sonic Arts Network – Spring 2008

Ground Zero: China White
Album: Smiling Through My Teeth
Sonic Arts Network – Spring 2008

Ergo Phizmiz: Ladies And Gentlemen
Album: Handmade In The Monasteries Of Nepal
Gagarin Records GR 2021

John Zorn: N.Y. Flat Top Box
Album: Naked City
Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79238-2 / 0286

John Zorn: Saigon Pickup
Album: Naked City
Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79238-2 / 0286

Buchanan & Goodman: The Flying Saucer Part 1
Album: The Golden Age Of American Rock ‘n’ Roll – Special Novelty
Edition
ACE CDCHD 980 / 5982

John Oswald: O’Hell
Album: Plunderphonics 69/96
Seeland 515

RadioMentale, Matthew Herbert, DJ Spooky: Cool Noises
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

James Joyce, Erik Satie, DJ Spooky: Eolian Episode/Gnossiene
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

Sun Ra, DJ Spooky: Imagination
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

Antonin Artaud, DJ Spooky:
Pour Finir Avec Le Jugement De Dieu
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

Sonic Youth, DJ Spooky: Audience
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

Fanfare Savale/Vladimir Mayakovsky, DJ Spooky:
Rumba Lu Georgel/I Know The Power Of Words
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

Nam Jun Paik, DJ Spooky: Hommage À John Cage
Album: Sound Unbound
Sub Rosa SR 281

Rose Kemp: Nanny’s World
Album: Unholy Majesty
One Little Indian TPLP924 / 03275

Rose Kemp: Milky White
Album: Unholy Majesty
One Little Indian TPLP924 / 03275

Rose Kemp: Bitter And Sweet
Album: Unholy Majesty
One Little Indian TPLP924 / 03275

Rose Kemp: Wholeness Sounds
Album: Unholy Majesty
One Little Indian TPLP924 / 03275

Machinefabriek: Porselein
Album: Dauw
Dekorder 029 / 06790

Machinefabriek: Fonograaf
Album: Dauw
Dekorder 029 / 06790

UNKLE: End Titles
Album: End Titles… Stories For Film
Surrender All SURR009CD

UNKLE: Blade in the Back
Album: End Titles… Stories For Film
Surrender All SURR009CD

UNKLE: Open Up Your Eyes
Album: End Titles… Stories For Film
Surrender All SURR009CD

Giant Sand: Increment Of Love
Album: proVISIONS
Yep Roc YEP 2188

Giant Sand: Muck Machine
Album: proVISIONS
Yep Roc YEP 2188

Giant Sand: Saturated Beyond Repair
Album: proVISIONS
Yep Roc YEP 2188

The Dodos: Joe’s Waltz
Album: Visiter
French Kiss 0332

Pete Um: The Guru Let Me Down
Album: No Pressure
Gagarin Records GR 2018

Hauschka: Barfuß durch Gras
Album: Ferndorf
Fat Cat 130701