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Concerts with Nate Wooley, Marcus Schmickler, Emiszatett, Big ENSO and Bonecrusher

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After a very spontanious and great concert of T.ON feat. Nate Wooley last week in Stadtgarten Cologne + a concert 2 days ago with Emiszatett + Pegelia Gold feat. Marcus Schmickler in Schorndorf, a lot of other interesting projects/concerts are coming up this week. First, we are in the studio now with Emiszatett, Pegelia Gold and Marcus Schmickler recording the next Emiszatett album! It is such a joy to play with these incredible musicians! After […]

New release on col-legno: Bonecrusher

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BONECRUSHER plays music that ranges from sound-sculpture noise drones to walls-of-Jericho-collapsing blasts to delicate webs of air and tone, resonating overtones with layered articulations. Pushing the acoustic properties of the instrument and the physicality of the players to their limits and beyond, the musicians put their archaic contraption through the bone mill, pulverizing it, sublimating it, and breathing new life into it, all in the spirit of Vinko Globokar’s remark that a musical instrument is […]

N-LÖK Variations // live recording

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October 14th 2021 – 8:30pm at LOFT COLOGNE Ignaz Schick – turntables, sampler, compElisabeth Coudoux – violoncelloMarlies Debacker – grand pianoEtienne Nillesen – snare drum, percussionMelvyn Poore – tuba, preparations At the beginning of 2021 Ignaz Schick received a Carte Blanche from Winterjazz to put together a desired line-up of Cologne musicians for the festival. On the occasion of this invitation he created N-LÖK Variations, a composition consisting of graphic score cards, which was written especially for this […]

coming up this week

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August 26th STEFAN SCHÖNEGG’s ENSO / Beethoven im Post Tower August 27th PHONORAMA / Alte Feuerwache August 28th T.ON / improvisation workshop at the Cologne Jazzweek as part of IMPAKT Köln August 29th T.ON / improvisation workshop at the Cologne Jazzweek as part of IMPAKT Köln

UPCOMING

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I am very excited for the upcoming concerts and performances the next couple of months (end of August till mid December)! Amazing projects with T.ON (w/ Matthias Muche and Constantin Herzog), ENSO (w/ Judith Hamann, Stefan Schönegg, Toma Gouband, Kari Rønnekleiv, Michael Thieke, Leonhard Huhn, Nathan Bontrager, Sandra Weiss), Fossile 3 (w/ Rudi Mahall and Sebastian Gramss), Cloud Chamber (Emilio Gordoa, Ignaz Schick, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, Billiana Voutchkova, Elisabeth Coudoux, Achim Zepezauer and Florian Walter), […]

NEW RELEASE: EMISZATETT-AERIS

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In November 2020, stuck in cologne, Elisabeth composed this pieces – more close to her own intuition. These ideas are a direct result of a conceptual processes that matured over the span of many years, shaped by the individual sound and the personalities of the musicians involved. 12 short sonic islands teem with abstract, experimental sounds that don’t shy away from melody or formal play. EARIS – The ear behind the iris – the idea […]

NUNC!4 at Northwestern, April 24th 2021

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Happy to be a part of NUNC!4 this year at Northwestern – the first NUNC CALL FOR IMPROVISORS (curated by Katherine Young) The streaming concert – available april 24th – features a solo improvisation of myself and music of some incredible colleages and musicians like Nick Dunston, Molly Jones, Julian Otis, Ben Zucker, Wilson Tanner Smith, SAVT (Merve Salgar, Canfeza Gündüz, Zeynep Ayşe Hatipoğlu) Jason Roebke, Ben LaMar, Josh Berman, Jessie Cox, Luis Fernando Amaya, […]

Debacker / Zwißler / Hübsch / Nillesen – live at moers festival ’20

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Dear friends, A new release on IMPAKT Records: Debacker | Zwißler | Hübsch | Nillesen “Live at mœrs festival ’20” with Marlies Debacker (Piano, Clavinet), Florian Zwißler (Synthesizer), Carl Ludwig Hübsch (Tuba, Objects) and myself (Snare Drum). Available on CD (E-Mail me or check http://www.impaktrecords.de) and on all digital channels (eg Spotify or Youtube).  “Improvised music dressed as contemporary electronic music!The musicians use their instrument as a pseudo-electronic sound generator that is “regulated” rather than […]

7 FISH IN A DESERT

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I am so excited about this new project with the amazing Elena Rykova!!! “7 fish in a desert” is the first piece of our album, which is going to be released very soon. Stay tuned! Elena Rykova – electric guitar, electronics Etienne Nillesen – extended snare drum More info on Elena Rykova: https://www.elenarykova.rocks/