Temple of Faitiche (June 2023)
Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL: Label founder and producer Jan Jelinek portraits musician, sound artist, mastering engineer and label owner (Senufo Editions, Schoolmap Records) Giuseppe Ielasi for the first half, Giuseppe responses with his own mix collage for the second. On air June 16th, 13:00-14:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.
Giuseppe Ielasi, 2023
Roméo Poirier: Negative Feedback
Coming end of 2023: 7"/single vinyl, which gathers two collages on the good and the evil: LOVE & HATE. A-Side: Negative Feedback (HATE) by Roméo Poirier, B-Side: Collage of Digital passion (LOVE) by The Exposures aka Jan Jelinek, Format: vinyl only. Have a pre-listen to Roméo's radiophonic drama en miniature.
LOVE & HATE artwork (sketches / footage), faitiche 2023
Roméo Poirier: Negative Feedback (HATE / A-Side), faitiche34
Jan Jelinek: SEASCAPE - polyptych (OST)
Third album announcement for 2023: Faitiche presents Jan Jelinek's soundtrack for SEASCAPE – polyptych, an audio-visual software developed in collaboration with Canadian new media artist Clive Holden in 2022. SEASCAPE – polyptych is based on image and acoustic source material from John Huston's 1956 classic Moby Dick. Official release: April 28th 2023, already in stock and available at the webshop. more
Jan Jelinek: SEASCAPE - polyptych, artwork by Tim Tetzner, 2023
Temple of Faitiche (April 2023)
Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL: Label founder and producer Jan Jelinek portraits sound-art composer and installation artist Christina Kubisch for the first half, Christina responses with her own mix collage for the second. Christina Kubisch is best known for her sound installations and electro-acoustic compositions. On air April 21st, 13:00-14:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.
Christina Kubisch: Cloud (2011-2019)
Temple of Faitiche at Berlin's silent green
On the occasion of its 15th anniversary, Faitiche is organising a special evening at silent green (Berlin, Friday April 21st 2023): Japanese sound artist ASUNA will present his 100 Keyboards performance. Groupshow, the improv trio of Hanno Leichtmann, Andrew Pekler and Jan Jelinek, will reunite live for the first time after a 5-year break. Parallel to the concerts, the audio/video installation SEASCAPE - polytptych by Clive Holden and Jan Jelinek will be shown at the entrance of silent green's Betonhalle. More info
Asuna performs 100 Keyboards, photo by Julieta Cervantes
Second contribution to a series about the eventlessness & clandestine acoustics of hotel corridors. Each part of the series portrays a certain corridor / presents a processed recording from Jan Jelinek's archive. The second post introduces a corridor at The Westin, Hamburg - recorded in 2022.
Again - other proportions, another place, but still a hotel corridor: Chicago 2011
Jan Jelinek: Corridor II, 2023
Berlin Calling Vol. III (group show), Gera
BERLIN CALLING Vol. III, exhibition at Mieze Südlich/NGfZK, Gera, Germany - Feb 25th - Apr 2nd 2023. Including work by Isabelle Borges, Jessica Buhlmann, DAG, Anne Mundo, Manfred Peckl, Johannes Weiss and Jan Jelinek (Zwischen installation). Curated by Dirk Teschner.
Zwischen, verbal instructions (audio transcription by Anne Bergmann), 2019
German SWR2 premiers a new bilingual (DE, EN) radio work by Jan Jelinek: Social Engineering. A 33-minute voice and sound collage dedicated to the hysteria of phishing emails. Premiere: February, 25th 2023. Available afterwards as free stream & download for 18 months here. more
Unfortunately still unchanged: A screenshot from last year's mail box.
Jan Jelinek: Social Engineering (excerpt), 2023
Temple of Faitiche (February 2023)
Time for a change at Faitiche's bimonthly radio show on LYL. From now on it's one hour = one artist portrait. Jan Jelinek portraits drummer and composer Hanno Leichtmann for the first half, Hanno Leichtmann responses with his Gravest Hits of Avantgarde mix for the second. Leichtmann curated and installed a jukebox with 50 lathe cut 7“ singles - a personal selection of modern classical music, commissioned for the 100th edition of Donaueschinger Musiktage - on air February 24th, 13:00-14:00. Available afterwards as Mixcloud stream.
Hanno Leichtmann: Gravest Hits, Donaueschingen 2021.
faitiche Journal / Jan Jelinek starts a new series about the eventlessness & clandestine acoustics of hotel corridors. Each part of the series will portray a certain corridor / present a processed recording from Jelinek's archive. The first part begins with a corridor at Fujisawa Hotel, Kyoto - recorded in 2006.
Actually a much more spacious corridor than at Hotel Fujisawa: Chicago 2011
Jan Jelinek: Corridor I, 2023
Groupshow: Greatest Hits
2023 starts with an album announcement (up to six more will follow this year): Groupshow - Greatest Hits (faitiche 29), release: Jan 27th 2023. The ten tracks on this first vinyl album by Groupshow (Hanno Leichtmann, Andrew Pekler, Jan Jelinek), recorded between 2005 and 2018, document concert recordings and studio improvisations by the trio. more
Groupshow live at Radialsystem, Berlin 2019, photo by Juliane Schütz
Groupshow: Music For A Plank Press (faitiche 29), 2023