Out now: (mv15) Falx Cerebri "Trials Textures Errors" CD, (mv49) Architexts Office "Soundtracks" CD and (mv50) Various Artists "MV X: Monochrome Visions 2004-2014" 3CD.
IInd Ambient Festival will take place this year in Russia and Ukraine, from 25th to 29th March, the concerts in Moscow, Rostov and Sebastopol. With: Fabio Orsi (Italy), Claudio Rocchetti (Italy), Origami Galaktika (Norway), Alexei Borisov (Russia) and SiJ (Ukraine).
Out now: (mv47) Sigillum S "Studs & Divinity" CD, (mv48) Umpio + irr.app.(ext.) "Observation Affects The Outcome" CD and (mv45) Varous Artists "100 Years of The Art Of Noises: Luigi Russolo contest 2013" CD in poster-cover.
MONOFEST 2013 took place this year on Ukraine, from 25th to 30th August, the concerts in Kiev, Odessa and Sebastopol. With: John Grzinich (USA/Estonia), Lieutenant Caramel (France), Pacific 231 (France/Ireland), Astma (Russia/Germany), Peopalop, Olympic Snow, Monocube, Supremus and Alla Zagaykevych (Ukraine). For all details please visit the official website of the festival.
Out now: (mv46) Julien Ottavi "The Black Symphony" CD.
On 30th March, with the kind support of Dronarivm we organized the ambient music festival in Artplay (Moscow), featuring Hollywood Dream Trip, Celer, Christoph Heemann, Fabio Orsi & Pleq. Fabio Orsi also was on little tour through Russia, with concerts and artist talks in Samara & Rostov-on-Don.
Out now: (mv43) Roel Meelkop & Mecha/Orga "Rotterdam 54:21" CD, (mv44) Yannick Franck "Hierophany" CD and (mv45) THU20 "Vroeg Werk" 2CD.
Simon Whetham (UK) and Fernano Perales (Argentina) on tour in Russia (2-19 Oct), organized with the help of friends in Moscow and other cities: Yaroslavl, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov-na-Donu, Petrozavodsk and St.-Petersbourg.
MONOFEST 2012 will take place this year on Ukraine, from 30th July to 4th August, the concerts in Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk and Sebastopol. With: Artificial Memory Trace (Ireland), Das Synthetische Mischgewebe (France), Asférico (Spain), THE HET (Russia), Peopalop, Edward Sol and v4w-enko (Ukraine). For all details please visit the official website of the festival.
Out now: (mv41) TBC "The Birth Of Gods: Insecta" CD, (mv42) Watercoloured Well "Arsonist's Rebirthday Audition" CD.
Fabio Orsi is on tour in Russia, organized with the help of friends in Moscow and other cities: Yaroslavl, Voronezh, Cheboksary, Volgograd and St.-Petersbourg.
Out now: (mv39) PBK & Zanstones "Mantis Fog Desert" CD, (mv40) Thanos Chrysakis "Magma" CD.
The small tour of dutch band Beequeen was organized, with the concerts in Moscow, Yaroslavl and St.-Petersbourg.
Four new releases: (mv35) Simon Whetham & friends "Meditations on Light" 2CD, (mv36) factor X "022" CD, (mv37) Artificial Memory Trace "Ama_Zone1: Black Waters" CD and (mv38) Mystery Hearsay "Flesh Tomb" CD.
On 17th June, Artificial Memory Trace presented the newest album in the program of the annual "Noise & Fury" festival in Moscow, at the DOM cultural center. You can see the excerpts here and here. Also, on 18th June there was a concert in Yaroslavl at Dom Muz, which is fully documented here.
Four new releases: (mv31) @C "0º - 100º" CD, (mv32) Karl Bösmann "Euphoria Mitte" CD, (mv33) Various Artists "Concours de Musique bruitiste Luigi Russolo – Rossana Maggia" 2CD and (mv34) The Oval Language "Tapes Singles and Remixes" CD.
On 10th November in Project OGI club (Moscow), on 9th November in St-Petersbourg and on 12th November in Yaroslavl, we presented the performance of Origami Galaktika (Norway). Specially for this event, we released limited edition album "021026 Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland" by Origami Galaktika, which was given for free to audience.
On 29th October in art-basement La Chocolaterie in Moscow we organized the concert of Roger Rotor and Minamata (in collaboration with Arcto Promo). Please check out the video reports here and here.
On 23-25 October, in Moscow, St-Petersbourg and Yaroslavl we organized the international music festival Monotract-2009, featuring b°tong (Switzerland), Feine Trinkers bei Pinkels Daheim (Germany), Fear Konstruktor (Russia), Шумы России (Russia) и Minamata (France). The short fragment of Minamata performance you can see here.
We have three new releases out now: (mv28) Jason Kahn & Richard Francis "s/t" CD, (mv29) Bernard Donzel-Gargand "Still to be a Storyteller" CD and (mv30) Le Syndicat "Timespace Losses" CD.
On 10th of June at NCCA (Moscow) we organized the concert of Philip Samartzis presenting new pieces "Black Habit" and "Insect Woman". On 18th - 19th of June at DOM cultural center in Moscow there was a festival "Noise & Fury". We invited Jean-Luc Guionnet with Klaus Filip to perform there. These musicians also had some live gigs in Yaroslavl, Kazan, Cheboksary and Nizhniy Novgorod between 20th and 24th June.
On 2nd of March, in Project OGI (Moscow), on 3rd March in Yaroslavl and on 5th march in St.-Petersbourg we organized the concerts of Stefano Pilia and Diona Nikolaeva. Photos from Moscow concert can be found here.
On 29th March in Duma club (Moscow), on 24th of March in Voronezh, on 25th of March in Yaroslavl and 27th of March in St.-Petersbourg there were also the concerts of Fabio Orsi and Light Under Water. The fragments of interview in Russian for the local TV can be seen here.
Two new releases are ready: (mv26) Tomas Phillips + Dean King "Les Mailles" CD and (mv27) Kiyoharu Kuwayama/Hideaki Shimada/Kiyoshi Mizutani "Gambetta" CD.
Five new releases are available now: (mv21) Trance "Compiled" CD, (mv22) PBK + Telepherique "Noise-Ambient Connections" CD CD, (mv23) Various Artists "This Infernal Love Of Life" CD, (mv24) Bardoseneticcube "Noosphere" CD CD and (mv25) Francisco López "Untitled (2006-2007)" 2CD.
On 10th June, at the Project OGI club (Moscow), and also on 8th June in KaKaKa club (Orel) and on 11th June in Yaroslavl, we organized the performance show of Das Synthetische Mischgewebe, and on 13th June at Theremin-center there was an artist talks and presentation of short films featuring DSM installations and practice. In Orel, musicians were invited to local radioplay, in Yaroslavl they were interviewed for this blog. Check out the fragment of Yaroslavl performance here, and from Orel - here.
On 23th May, at the DOM cultural center (Moscow), and also on 26th May at Gallery of Experimental Sound (St.-Petersbourg), and on 27th May in Yaroslavl, we organized the concerts of Kapotte Muziek, Frans de Waard and Roel Meelkop. On 25th May, at Theremin-center there was Freiband "Replicas" album presentation and also film about Frans de Waard. Check out the fragment of Moscow performance here.
New release available, the first one in "live series": Pacific 231 "Stif(f)le - États Brut et Balancés" CDR.
On 13th April, at the DOM cultural center (Moscow), and also on 12th April in St.-Petersbourg and on 16th April in Yaroslavl, we organized the performances of Eric Cordier "Ruderal" and "Nol". On 14th April, at Thereemin-center, there was a workshop for all people interested in his music. Check out the fragment of Moscow performance here.
Five new releases are available now: (mv16) Pacific 231 + Vox Populi "Cthulhu Revisitation" CD, (mv17) Gen Ken Montgomery "Drilling Holes In The Wall" CD, (mv18) Arcane Device "Devices 1987-2007" 2CD, (mv19) Freiband "Replicas" CD and (mv20) Nikita Golyshev (CD-R) "Solaris" CD.
On 11th October, at the DOM cultural center (Moscow), and also on 9th October at Gallery of Experimental Sound (St.-Petersbourg), we organized the John Grzinich performances, and on 12th October, at Theremin-center, he made a lectures about his approaches and purposes in music and sound-space.
Starting on 27th September, the LONG ARMS-4 festival in Moscow will show some Monochrome Vision residents - artists like Miguel Ruiz, Pacific 231 and If, Bwana. Pacific 231 will also perform in St-Petersbourg at Place Club (2.10.2007) and in Yaroslavl at State Art Museum (30.09.2007). You can see the video extract here.
New releases: Asmus Tietchens/Kouhei Matsunaga/Y-Ton-G "YAK" collaboration, re-edition of If, Bwana "Radio Slaves" album from 1985 and new album of Batchas "Explorations 85-95".
the DOM cultural center (Moscow), in St.-Petersbourg and Yaroslavl, we organized concerts of Swedish duo Cotton Ferox, including the presentation program for their new "Defragmental" album.
New release: compilation "Caviar et Roulette Russe" with the tracks from the best russian underground musicians, co-released with Studio Forum (France).
We released following new CDs: "Moers Works" (1982-1984) by Frank Rothkamm, re-release of early tape works by Lt.Caramel (double CD), the collaboration album by Das Synthetische Mischgewebe (featuring ERG, ТBC, Artificial Memory Trace, The Oval Language and Jorg Thomasius), and also the second Maurizio Bianchi and Siegmar Fricke collaboration entitled "Stroma~Konkret".
In the DOM cultural center (Moscow), in St.-Petersbourg and Yaroslavl, we organized the mini-festival
B E L T featuring Philippe Blanchard (Lt.Caramel, France), Andrey Savitsky (HHTP, Belarus) and Alexei Borisov, including the presentation program for the hhtp+portablepalace album.
The new release - installation-album by Kinetix is out now.
In Art-Garbage club (Moscow), in St.-Petersbourg and Yaroslavl, we organized "The evening of electroacoustic improvisation" featuring the russian collaborative project Liquid Orchestra and the final performance belgian seminal band Noise Maker's Fifes, shortly after it our dearest friend Geert Feytons was passed away...
In the DOM cultural center (Moscow), in St.-Petersbourg and Yaroslavl, we organized the presentation program of "Grosor" album by Miguel A. Ruiz, including his live performance. This event was possible due to the great support from Moscow Departament of Cervantes Institute.
After some delays, finally available three new releases: the albums of spanish underground heroes from 80s Miguel A.Ruiz and Rafael Flores, but also the electroacoustic "live in studio" recordings by hhtp+portablepalace.
In the DOM cultural center (Moscow), in St.-Petersbourg and Yaroslavl, we organized the the concerts by celebrated australian musician Philip Samartzis.
Celebrating our first birthday with new release - long-awaited Cisfinitum "Bezdna" album was released.
Monochrome Vision website was launched - the label known as creative extent of "Independent Electronic Music" magazine. The first release is "Humus - Musiques Immobiles 5-15" by french musician Laurent Pernice.