four more berlin tracks

Finally i finished to cut:

(created from STE-000 2.wav)

15:30 – 21:13

21:33 – 34:21

(created from STE-000 3.wav)

1:01 – 23:01

36:59 – 44:04

More tracks from the September Berlin jam

Just got my hands into the jam recording, listened to it, and made 2 cuts. Tracks 111 – 117 from the STE 000 2 file, starting around 34 min, and going to the end.

111

112

 

113

114

115

116

117

 

 

Macumbista FuzzTone SoundBox

A little detail about yesterday’s jam: we were using a Macumbista FuzzTone SoundBox – they are built in miniseries by Dennis Holzer and are real monsters in sound and playing. Here is a small snapshot: Fuzz Box and lumanoise v.02, a light controlled analog synth, which was also used in the jam (details to lumanoise v.02)

The files of the jam will soon be available here.

B-Side [2019 album – Berlin Jam session]

Yesterday we recorded the second jam session for the 2019 elektrodomestika album. We crossed paths again and met for making music. This time in Mitte. At the heart of Berlin and near the Spree river.

In contrast to the Bogota jam session we had a different arrangement of instruments and recorded the session with microphones. One musical analogue – circuit bended instrument had its own speaker configuration and required to be outside the mixer. Besides that we had granular synthesizers, samplers, and an optical synth toy.

We played with a variety of samples. Many of them are from the Berlin and Germany historical archival. Other ones are from some historical tapes recently discovered at the Raymond Scott archive. Still others are from field recordings from Boston, Cambridge, Oslo. For this session we left outside deliberately any recording and sample from Colombia.

After more than 140 minutes of music making we had to interrupt the jam. A neighbor requested that we stop making “Gruselige Musik” (“scary music”) in the building. We could probably continue to play but decided to leave the jam session there. The neighbor seemed to be seriously concerned and afraid of the sounds he was listening from the apartment above the little home studio where we were jamming. This is Berlin and we are not in 1990s anymore. Moreover, this was just an evening of a sunny and warm early autumn Tuesday.

 

Next Hour Tracks – Jump-cut to hour 2 : 71-80

As we cut the three hour Chapinero jam I decided to jump to the second of hour and start cutting from there. Below are the links to the first 4 cuts from that hour. I started counting on 70, perhaps making a wrong estimate of how many tracks per hour we would cut.

[cut 71]

 

[cut 72]

 

[cut 73]

 

[cut 74]

 

(added 17.8.2019)

[cut 75]

[cut 76]

[cut 77]

 

[cut 78]

 

[cut 79]

[cut 80]

 

the first four tracks +1 +3 +6

A rough cut and mix of the material from the first half hour:

+1 / 31.07.2019

+3 / 11.8.2019

+6 / 18.8.2019

Chapinero Sunday Jam – Elektrodomestika 2019

This is Chapinero neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia. Calle 70A, next to the cerros orientales (eastern hills). More than a decade ago elektrodomestika played its first concert down the street at the Teatro R-101. Today we are playing music again on this neighborhood. Crossing paths and sounds again in Bogota city, RO + VvvA.

For this special jam we are bringing back a mixed bag of sounds, including field recordings from different Colombian birds, cars, and winds, Bogota radio sounds, a bunch of synths including both analog and digital, and also some granular synthesis applications running on tablets, and 2 computers. We are also adding the sound of vintage Colombian vinyl records that for the first time in the history of elektrodomestika jams would be played live and scratched.

Our plan is to use the live music we recorded during this Chapinero jam for a special album we are producing this year. In between Bogota and Berlin, back and forth, as part of a new cycle of elektrodomestika.