Ohne (SUI/USA/GER) ///
rm74 (USA) ///
Tochnit Aleph Empire (GER) ///
Sun, June 2 2002, 20:00 ///
KAPU, Kapuzinerstraße 36, Linz ///
The voices of Smith, Phillips and Löwenbrück are the main sources of the tonal happening at concerts of OHNE, which are visually arrange in an activist flow. During 40 till 60 minutes different scenes/pieces are being played which follow a strict script but which are also open for improvising. Electronic manipulations and effects and prepared records are also part of the concert, which is complete with Mäder at the audio-mixer.
rm74 investigates microscopic electro-acoustics. He is carving up audio particles in its nanoscopic components, manipulating to form them into complex fractile patterns and pulsing sub-frequences. The basic material or his electronic/ electro-acoustic compositions are sounds generated by electricity, e.g. of lamps or refrigerators, or digital and analogue sources of errors. Significant for his digital creations are the pixel- and micro sounds. A new album has been published at the label Domizil in Zurich. The concerts of Reto Mäders are different versions and raw-materials of recent pieces which are getting edited live on stage and accompanied by projected pictures referring to the sound. Mäder as well pursues the Hinterzimmer-label, which published rm74, Strotter Inst. and Hund.
Daniel Löwenbrück as Tochnit Aleph Empire is representing the skills and tendencies of his label Tochnit Aleph. He is re-establishing with his sets the element danger into music and reminds the audience on the unspoiled potential of puberty.