pátek 28. března 2014

SFA023 - Czechoslovak No-Input Mixer Compilation

No-input Mixer or No-input Mixing board is technique which changes mixing board to a musical instrument by connecting outputs back into inputs, creating a feedback loop. The feedback could be further manipulated with the mixer’s own controls or through additional effect processors. Czechoslovakia was a state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918 until 1 January 1993, when it dissolved into Czech Republic and Slovakia. Compilation of Czech and Slovak sound artists using mixer as instrument.



Federsel - Plumon

Tomáš Procházka aka Federsel is a musician, improviser, sound artist and performer. He is a member of theaters Cakes and Puppets and HANDA GOTE research & development and bands B4, Gurun Gurun, Radio Royal, Federsel&Mäkelä, Uranus, Wabi Experience and also performs solo under name Federsel.


Jack-Jack - D

CzechoSlovak experimental duo with two no-input mixers.
Barbora Šedivá - mixing console Behringer + Jack-Jack cables
Ladislav Mirvald - mixing console Soundcraft + Jack-Jack cables


Napalmed - No Input (Pure Edit)

Legend of not only Czech noise scene.
Track No-Input (Pure Edit) was recorded live 2.3.2014 by DanyL.P. at M.A.R.S. Audio studio. No input electronics manipulation by RadeK.K.


Michael Jackson Pollock - Briareos

Experimental project of two brothers, Jozef and Mikuláš Mrva. Constructivist improvisation, doom modernism, free jazz color field. Young blood of Czech noise.


Vojtěch Procházka - The Great War

Vojtěch Procházka is one of the foremost Czech pianists and composers on the field of jazz and improvised music, who currently works extensively with piano preparations, synthesizers and live electronics. Member of Vertigo, Bergljot, Sato-San To etc.


The Sherman Brothers - Erroneous Monofolk

Electronic project of experimental artists Matouš Hejl and Michal Cáb.

Garasu - Diode

Solo project of Radim, member of famous noise band Sklo from Ostrava.

Count Portmon - Magnetic Heads

Experimental solo project of pianist, keyboardist and electronic improviser Jan Faix, member of Unifiction, Skrytý půvab byrokracie, Stratocluster, Tembryo, Bob Saint-Claire, etc. and co-founder of netlabel Signals from Arkaim.


Mastering by Tomislav Federsel
Cover by Handa Gote

SFA022 - Khaomatic - Ep 1

recorded on December 9, 2013 at 3bees studio


released 25 March 2014
Roman Hampacher (guitar)
Roman Džačár (bass guitar)
Jan Červenka (drums)

mixed and mastered by Martin "Spacosh" Peřina             

sobota 15. března 2014

SFA021 - ~ˇ^ˇ~ - Doubleplusungood Crimethink

~ˇ^ˇ~ is a solo project based in Prague. Its sole member produces mainly downtempo noise music with ambientish influence. "Doubleplusungood Crimethink" is a first ~ˇ^ˇ~ album. It´s composed mainly of computer programmed arythmic and heavily distorted drumming, various synths and samples and occasionally misanthropic vocals. Name of the album is derived from the Newspeak, fictional english grammar presented in George Orwells novel "1984". Album was crafted during late 2013 and early 2014.

Petr Habrych: electronics, vocals, mixing and cover-art