What Nature Says: Myriam Van Imschoot

Myriam Van Imschoot makes performances, creates sound poetry and vocal pieces, exhibits video and sound installations. She holds a unique position in the Belgian art field, moving between institutional fields and media, with a keen interest to experiment with contexts when not creating her own. After a nine-month residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Myriam Van Imschoot presented Yodel Portrait Phil Minton, a new film on the British singer and living legend Phil Minton in early 2017. Van Imschoot had an international breakthrough with the vocal and radiophonic performance What Nature Says (2015), which will be shown in Berlin, October 4–5 at Hebbel am Ufer, HAU3.

In the interview, she talks about human sounds without using the vocal cords, her interest in yodeling and she denominates the detriment of our living sound archives.

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Marte Röling on her record covers

Marte Röling (*1939) is a painter and sculptor from The Netherlands. She learned to draw from her father Gé Röling, who was also her teacher at the Rijksakademie (The Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam). From her mother, the painter Martine Antonie (Grolle), she learned in essence to look through things to the very core of the visible world.
Röling experienced success from a very young age. She was renowned for her fashion drawings for newspaper Het Parool, which have reached a number of over 1000 in 12 years. In the 1960s, Alan Bates, then representing the Dutch Label Fontana Records, commissioned Röling to design a series of album covers for avant-garde jazz releases.
In the interview, Marte Röling talks about her inspirations, a yellow ear and her surprise about her covers being exhibited in record stores.

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dial:music, episode 19: setar

Has live music become irrelevant because of the playlists on your smartphone?

No, quite the contrary.
Let’s investigate how much music fits into the world’s smallest performing space; Berlin’s last existing telephone booths. Analog meets acoustic, nostalgia meets the contemporary. Enjoy the trip.

Visit our older sista with synthetic music for dancing, the Teledisko:
http://www.teledisko.com/

Have a look at these people recording international musicians in Berlin’s staircases:
http://www.stairsberlin.com/11628864

 

Episode 19 – we proudly present Jawad Salkhordeh

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dial:music, episode 18: mougongo

Has live music become irrelevant because of the playlists on your smartphone?

No, quite the contrary.
Let’s investigate how much music fits into the world’s smallest performing space; Berlin’s last existing telephone booths. Analog meets acoustic, nostalgia meets the contemporary. Enjoy the trip.

Visit our older sista with synthetic music for dancing, the Teledisko:
http://www.teledisko.com/

Have a look at these people recording international musicians in Berlin’s staircases:
http://www.stairsberlin.com/11628864

 

Episode 18 – we proudly present Niko Meinhold

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Presents: Helen Gillet (US/BE) live in Berlin

Helen Gillet (US/BE)

cello – loops – voice

Cellist, composer and improviser Helen Gillet crosses genres and moods by exploring deep funky grooves, electronic loops and her singing voice. Her music is inspired by Avantgarde Jazz, North Indian classical styles, French Chansons and Punkrock. Born in Belgium, Gillet has made her home in New Orleans since 2003. Don’t miss her first Berlin performances in years!

Listen to Helen Gillets wonderful interview with Silke Super at Radioeins, including her performing the new song „Slow Drag Pavageau“ here:

http://www.radioeins.de/programm/sendungen/mofr1921/interviews/helen-gillet.html

Plus: Here’s the portrait about Helen Gillet by Antje Bonhage for Kulturradio: http://mediathek.rbb-online.de/radio/Kulturradio-am-Morgen/Helen-Gillet-Cellistin-und-Jazz-S%C3%A4ngeri/kulturradio/Audio?bcastId=9839110&documentId=43604004

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Presents: our logo!

A note from the editor, yours truly Franziska.

As a one-woman-entity, we are proud to be accompanied by a logo from today onwards.

To our great pleasure it was designed by Anna Lind, a half icelandic, half danish graphic designer based in Berlin.

Anna Lind explains:

The mellowtown logo highlights the blogs focus on experimental, improvisational and jazz music, which is shown in the journey that the line takes though out the logo – much like the journey music has taken throughout time, genres, and does through each piece of music.
 

The circle is a basic shape of many instruments, therefore the e and o is surrounded by a circle, this emphasizes the friendliness and inclusiveness but yet professional thought behind the blog.

Feel free to share your associations with the logo by a comment below.

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dial:music, episode 17: duf

Has live music become irrelevant because of the playlists on your smartphone?

No, quite the contrary.
Let’s investigate how much music fits into the world’s smallest performing space; Berlin’s last existing telephone booths. Analog meets acoustic, nostalgia meets the contemporary. Enjoy the trip.

Visit our older sista with synthetic music for dancing, the Teledisko:
http://www.teledisko.com/

Have a look at these people recording international musicians in Berlin’s staircases:
http://www.stairsberlin.com/11628864

 

Episode 17 – we proudly present Jawad Salkhordeh

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dial:music, episode 16: clarinet

Has live music become irrelevant because of the playlists on your smartphone?

No, quite the contrary.
Let’s investigate how much music fits into the world’s smallest performing space; Berlin’s last existing telephone booths. Analog meets acoustic, nostalgia meets the contemporary. Enjoy the trip.

Visit our older sista with synthetic music for dancing, the Teledisko:
http://www.teledisko.com/

Have a look at these people recording international musicians in Berlin’s staircases:
http://www.stairsberlin.com/11628864

 

Episode 15 – we proudly present Edith Steyer

She plays her interpretation of Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out by Jimmy Cox, immortalized by Bessie Smith.

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