Yodelling is often associated with schlagers or tiroler kitsch, less so with traditional folk singing stemming from mountain areas. Yet, as a particular singing technique that alternates quickly between head and chest voice, it appears in a much wider range of singing cultures too.
Yodelling gives a foundation to explore the vocal apparatus, the musical cry, and dissonant harmonics that also have appealed to a lot of experimental music since it proposes alternative ways of using the voice. On 22nd and 23rd November 2014 a yodel intensive is organised to explore this technique as a basis for singing, working with visual scores, alpine technique, african yodelling, american yodelling and improvised
For the ghost detector, a coil (like the antenna of a radio but with no tuning magnet) is constructed using fine copper wire around a cylindrical object of the users choice: preferably cylindrical in shape, and preferably a “charged” object (one with personal meaning or of natural origin. Examples include an animal bone, a sex toy, a sacrificial knife, but really any cylindrical object will produce results).
Musician, author, and spiritual teacher Nikolas Schreck teaches a rare two-day course in the magical art of applying ritual magic, consciousness alteration and spiritual initiation to music
The Toilet Gallery is an artist-run gallery space in a home in Rotterdam (NL). Each month an artist is invited to create a site specific work and performance. More info on http://www.thetoiletgallery.nl
The 23rd of october The Toilet Gallery moves to Berlin, organising a night in NK with performances and exhibited work.
Quelle und Echo
Leela May Stokholm
06.11.2014HYPERION INTERNATIONAL: ANA-MARIA AVRAM / IANCU DUMITRESCU / PHILIPPE PETIT / YONI SILVER
15.11.2014 AIDAN BAKER / ANDREA NEUMANN / MARIE DIOR
16.11.2014 Voices: OGOYGA NENGO & THE DODO WOMEN’S GROUP / SOFIA JERNBERG
17.11.2014 GHÉDALIA TAZARTÉS & MAYA DUNIETZ
29.11.2014 EVIL MOISTURE / (SIC) / MARTINS ROKIS / ULTRASPIEßER
15.12.2014 TRIGGER & JEROME NOETINGER
19.12.2014 GONDWANA / SONICPANIC / CROCANTI / KAZUHISA UCHIHASHI & ZEENA PARKINS
17.04.2015 RAMLEH + TBA
25.04.2015 JOKE LANZ / GRETA CHRISTENSEN / THE REVENGE OF THE ROTTEN JELLYFISH / JEALOUSY PARTY
15.05.2015 DAVID PALLISER / ANTHONY PATERAS / + TBA