pan y rosas release sonho dobrado by may HD

Andrea May (may HD) is a visual and sound artist, curator from Brazil who researches the hybridization of artistic languages and the aesthetics of noise. Her multi-disciplinary techniques include infographics, illustration, collage, video projection (vjing), installation, sound art, djing, and collective actions.

may HD’s “Noisy Turntablism” project aims to connect sound experimentalism with visual arts in diverse reflections from noise. This performance consists of free improvisation using prepared and destroyed vinyl records with analog and digital effects.

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pan y rosas release Cykuta by ZLE OKO!

ZLE OKO is the trashy collage and punk-noise-drone project of Olga 23. Originally from Warsaw, Poland, she is currently based in Oslo, Norway. Her political lyrics are inspired by the sad current social issues of her country of origin (Poland). She also explores the contexts of folk demonology and symbols.

ZLE OKO created Cykuta in her home studio in Oslo during the spring and summer of 2018. The sound is: burned out, a scorched strip of land. Clenched fists. Asleep in peace.

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pan y rosas release Mis ojos arden en el espacio ciego by *Todas Las Anteriores!

*Todas Las Anteriores is a Mexican ensemble that focuses on sound improvisation ​and experimentation with electronic media. The members of the ensemble, Piaka Roela and Libertad Figueroa, create a conversation between SuperCollider live coding and sampling, and an exploration of sounds produced with decontextualized electric guitar and objects.

Mis ojos arden en el espacio ciego
was inspired by the poem called The Awake Monologue (in Spanish Monólogo del Despierto) written by the Mexican poet, translator and journalist, Margarita Michelena. The songs correspond to fragments of the poem. It is a musical interpretation of the ideas that Michelena portrayed, described and reflected on about sleep and dreams, life and death as well as music.

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pan y rosas release roots and ripples by wilhelm matthies and reid karris!

Wilhelm Matthies mostly records in the studio releasing solo, duet and group pieces on Soundcloud and his micro-netlabel, darkpebble-bluewave. Mostly his music is contemporary classical either as free improvisation or using graphic composition. Since 2012 Wilhelm has been developing the mosesa, a string instrument that allows for maximum access to the string spectrum and allows various sounding boards to be attached.

Reid Karris is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound enthusiast and improviser hailing from Chicago, Illinois trying very hard to get all the music stuck in his head out for all the world to hear. After spending years as an odd guitarist trying to fit in with the world of rock music Reid shifted his focus towards improvisation, noise, drone and avant-garde.

roots and ripples is an internet collaboration. In march of 2018, Wilhelm and Reid each recorded three tracks on their own and then exchanged them to finish the other’s pieces. The sound is: earthy scratches, smears, thumps and bumps, and ringing, clear bell tones. Sometimes crashing and crackling.

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pan y rosas release was soll schon passieren by markus reineke!

Markus Reineke was born in 1969. Has been playing electronics since 1996. And has been freely improvising since 2014.

His first album for pan y rosas, Was soll schon passieren is a collection of improvisations over erased improvisations. A collage process to reduce to remnant traces before layering on top. A foundation of analog synth, contact microphone, electronics, field recordings, objects, percussion, processing, recorders, voice. Bass recorder as final layer.

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pan y rosas release three duets by andrew voigt & ed herrmann!

andrew voigt is a founding member of ROVA saxophone quartet. he composes for a wide variety of instruments and has performed throughout the world. ed herrmann composes and performs with analog modular electronics, percussion, traditional and invented instruments.

their first album for pan y rosas is a collection of three duets for saxophone and modular synthesizer that they recorded in san francisco in 1991. the sound is: pulse response. active listening. electricity trill.

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pan y rosas release trazar líneas rectas, curvas by eliana rosales!

Eliana Rosales is a cellist and audiovisual producer, a director and post-producer of music videos for installations, a soundtrack composer. She is a currently a teacher and is pursuing a degree in electronic arts at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero.

Her first album for pan y rosas discos is a collection of pieces that Eliana composed and recorded between 2011 and 2016. Electronics. Voice. Cello. Drone. Feedback. Time. Environments. Tones. Winds.

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pan y rosas release two frames of time by orlando!

orlando. from campina grande, a country town in the state of paraíba, brazil. he has been involved with activities related to popular music since 1995 when he began his career as an upright bassist.

an attempt to be one with temporal volatility. flowing and splitting in the air. electroacoustic atmospheres. tic-tacs. saturated and clipped textures. moments of melodic distortions. the soundscape of a journey through a river of time. personified and expanded with the help of the colombia-born and buenos aires-based actor, juliana “la julia beltre” beltran.

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pan y rosas release death & the maiden by brice catherin!


after his diploma of composition with michael jarrell in 2006, brice catherin willingly stepped away from the contemporary music institutions in order to develop very freely a few activities: multi-instrumental cellist, improviser, composer and art performer. these activities fed into each another, so that beyond his multidisciplinary shows and improvised concerts, brice catherin has never stopped composing and premiering written pieces.

most of his recent projects explore the idea of democracy in art: the artists’ individual responsibilities and their place in the social group as well as those of the members of the audience are challenged and questioned.

death & the maiden was an ephemeral experimental metal project that tried to understand the fundamental essence of metal. it focused strictly on this essential material and developed it into a single piece for cello, drums, and vocals that was recorded live in geneva in 2011.

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