Alan Courtis / Jaime Genovart / Christof Kurzmann / Pablo Reche

Alan Courtis

Alan Courtis (aka Anla Courtis, Alna Courtis, etc) was born in 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a founder member of Reynols, group with more than 100 releases on labels from USA, Europe, Japan & New Zealand, including conceptual projects like: 10.000 Chicken Symphony, Blank Tapes, Whistling Kettle Quartet.

He has also released many solo releases and collaborations on labels like: Tonschacht (Germany), Blossoming Noise (USA), No-Fi (UK), Antifrost (Greece), RRR (USA), Xerxes (Japan), Celebrate Psi Phenomenon (New Zealand), 267 Lattajjaa (Finland), Monopolka (Russia), Quasipop (Ukraine), Jewelled Antler (USA), Riot Season (UK), Kingdisk (Sweden), Beta-Lactam Ring Records (USA), Prele (France), Matching Head (UK), 8MM (Italy), Komkol Autoprod (Norway), Public Eyesore (USA), Herbal (Malaysia), Smittekilde (Denmark), Sedimental (USA), Slottet (Sweden), Alt.Vynil (UK), Pogus (USA) etc.

He has toured extensively in Japan, Europe, USA & Latin America and also has collaborated with musicians like: Pauline Oliveros, Lee Ranaldo, The Nihilist Spasm Band, Damo Suzuki (Can), Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple), Eddie Prévost (AMM), Mats Gustafsson, KK Null, Sir Rick Bishop (Sun City Girls), Yoshimi P-Wee (Boredoms), Masonna, Günter Müller, Jason Kahn, Toshimaru Nakamura, Solid Eye (L.A.F.M.S.), Thomas Dimuzio, Rudolf Eb.Er (Rünzelstirn & Gurgelstock), Kouhei Matsunaga, MSBR, The Moglass, Seiichi Yamamoto (Boredoms), Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins), Tabata (Zeni Geva), Tetuzi Akiyama, Lasse Marhaug, Ashtray Navigations, Armpit, Michael Snow, Rapoon (Zoviet France), Uton, Birchville Cat Motel, The Moglass, Culver, Dan Warburton, Dylan Nyoukis, MSBR, Andrey Kiritchenko, Stylluppsteypa, The New Blockaders, Kaffe Mathews, Jaap Blonk, Jazzkammer, Aaron Moore and members of Avarus, Anaksimandros & Kemialliset Ystävät.

Jaime Genovart

Jaime Genovart was born in 1972 in Mendoza, Argentina and currently lives in Buenos Aires.

Genovart received bachelor’s degree in psychology at the Buenos Aires University in 2006.

Member of Audio Das Poly and Noema, he has worked as musician and sound designer in a lot of films and TV programs.

He has collaborated with musicians like Alan Courtis, Christof Kurzmann, Kim Cascone, Pablo Reche and Zbigniew Karkowski.

Christof Kurzmann

born in vienna/austria, presently lives in buenos aires. musician between electropop, improvisation and "new music". sometimes soloist, he prefers to be part of a collective or a working group. played concerts in all continents except australia. organizer of various events in the music- and media-genre. labelowner of the small independent label "charhizma" - which at the moment only exists as a platform to present musicians from around the world in various live settings. conscient objector of military- and civil-service, he still is politicly active and/or interested. he likes to travel, go to the cinemas and concerts, likes to read, even emails.(but he doesn't reply all the time)

bands: the magic i.d., el infierno musical, qmince, made to break, trio carrasco/kaplan/kurzmann

musical partners: toto alvarez, nicole bindler, martin brandlmayr, john butcher, eden carrasco, george cremasci, werner dafeldecker, isabelle duthoit, kai fagashinski, bernhard fleischmann, michaela grill, mats gustafsson, sofia jernberg, margareth kammerer, leonel kaplan, fernando perales, marina rosenfeld, michael thieke, clayton thomas, irena tomažin, ken vandermark, michael zerang.

Pablo Reche

Pablo Reche is currently one of the best argentinian avant-garde sound artists. He has played live in the principal scene of Argentine and many countries and events (Sónar Festival 2000, LEM 2001, Observatori Festival 2004, Mutek Festival 2005) and his music has been released on labels all around the world (Gracia Territori Sonor, Testinground, ConV, Crónica Electronica). H e has also collaborated live and in studio with artists such as: Jason Kahn, Francisco López, Zbigniew Karkowski, Günter Müller , Alan Courtis, Christof Kurzmann, Jaime Genovart, Anton Ignorant. His work has been defined as a good example of noise, isolationism and post-industrial sound. Close to white noise, Reche builds structurated ambiences whole of distorted sounds, filtered textures and manipulated sounds taken from field recordings.

Argentina / Austria