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Boris Hauf (Keyboards) und Alex Jezdinsky (Drums)

I’m very excited to announce the next Screen Concert at Brotfabrik Berlin Weissensee on January 25th, 9pm. The fantastic drummer and synth player Alex Jezdinsky from Hamburg will be going me to play live music for the Swedish silent movie classic Häxan.

Cinesthesia Screen Concert 003
Date: January 25th, 9pm
Film: Häxan
Music: Boris Hauf & Alex Jezdinsky
Venue: Brotfabrik, Caligari platz 1, 13086 Berlin Weissensee

fun facts:
Alex and I play in the Austrian rock band NAKED LUNCH. Alex drums, me keys. Häxan was Williams Burrough’s favorite movie. We’ll be using his original narration throughout the screening. there they are, the fun facts.

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new record out

Dear everyone, liebe Leute!

you may have heard of this via Shameless. I still wanted to take this opportunity and  shamelessly crosspost letting you know that I released a solo record called CLARK. If you feel like some new 180 gram vinyl in super beautiful packaging by Shameless design director Julian Gosper please swing over to www.shamelessrecords.rocks/records/clark and buy a copy. we’re selling it for 18e and are offering flat rate shipping worldwide for 4e. you get aiff and mp3 downloads with the vinyl.
The music was composed in 2005 and released as CDR on the UK label Sijis. We edited the tracks a little for the 2017 Shamless LP re-issue. Todd Carter who mastered the tracks originally in 2005 did an amazing job remastering the whole thing for vinyl.
I want to say a big thanks to all the writers, magazines and radiohosts who have given us so much love in the past months: Radio Nacional de España, Frans de Waard (Vital Weekly), Stuart Bruce (Chain D.L.K.), Riccardo Gorone (Carnage News), Roberto Mandolini (Rockerilla), Roland Torres (Silence and Sound), Robin Tomens (Include Me Out), Digital in Berlin, Acik radio in Istanbul, BBC, Eldoradio, ORF, Radio Libertaire, Radio Z, Radio Slovenija, The Parish News, Radio Fro.
Thanks also to OYE Records in Berlin for carrying the wax.
Interested folk in Chicago, please contact me. I have a private stash waiting there for you.
Patrick Pagel shot beautiful photos of the cover and Thomas Binder-Reisinger made an amazing video. You can find all that on www.shamelessrecords.rocks
thanks for your time,
Boris
here’s the link to the record again: www.shamelessrecords.rocks/records/clark
local pickup options in Berlin, Chicago and Vienna. shipping 4e flat rate worldwide. 3 LPS upwards please get in touch.
REVIEWS:
“CLARK is full of semi-structured dangers, disco howls, cyborg jockeys and fusions of tiny percussion parts.”
Radio Nacional de España
“the re-issue on vinyl makes a lot of sense. It has a great quality and doesn’t sound dated at all, unlike some of the computer music that appeared a few years before that, the technoid music of Hauf still sounds remarkable fresh; to me it seems like a wise decision to re-issue this.”
Vital Weekly 1069 / Frans de Waard (2017)
“‘Clark’ is perhaps as far removed from techno as it’s possible to be whilst still being able to justify labelling it as techno, which I will, but this is an extremely deep, insular journey that benefits from focussed headphone listening. Releases like this have been appearing more frequently lately but for a 2005 release this was well ahead of the curve and its release is certainly justified.”
Chain D.L.K. / Stuart Bruce
“The Syncopated Molecules in Microwave Meals will Finally Understand”
Carnage News / Riccardo Gorone
“dry and cutting edge electronics, post-industrial techno and minimal”
Rockerilla / Roberto Mandolini 
“Clark makes wonderful use of intelligence and sensations. It’s a majestic EP of conciseness and relevance, combining the multiple facets of today’s music to propel them towards a future with exciting modulations.”
Silence and Sound / Roland Torres
“Clark is rising in my estimation with every play”
Include Me Out / Robin Tomens 
“post industrial minimal music”
Digital in Berlin / piradio 
“Minimal and elegant electronic music for Boris Hauf, everything is quasi essential during the listening. The sound choice is accurate and the mastering done by Todd Carter in Chicago pushes everything at the right place.”
Chain DLK / Andrea Ferraris (2005)
“a fine bunch of microsounding glitch ambient or whatever you call it, […] here on ‘Clark’ he comes up with something that sidesteps that: his own version of techno music. Stripped bare of all unnecessary elements, adding his own sometimes creepy sounds,”
Vital Weekly / Frans de Waard (2005)
“Fragments of techno juxtaposed with modernist contemporary experimentation make it liable to pique the interest of many an electronic music connoisseur.”
Furthernosie / Alex Young
 (2005)

not all was bad in 2016

TOURDIARY – COUSCOUS & BORIS HAUF “EISEN”

2016
Nov 5 – Wien, Werk
Nov 4 – Vöcklabruck, OKH
Nov 3 – Graz, Volkshaus/Queerograd Festival
Nov 2 – Villach, Kulturhofkeller
Nov 1 – Zwettl an der Rodl, Sonnenhof
Oct 31 – Steyr, Röda
Oct 29 – Innsbruck, PMK (+ Xenofox)
Oct 28 – Salzburg, ARGE (+ Maja Osojnik)
Oct 27 – Linz, Stadtwerkstatt

shameless mix #1

featuring: Claus Van Bebber, 寓意的な誤解 [Allegorical Misunderstanding], Porter Ricks, Autechre, Efzeg, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nicolas Jaar, Demdike Stare

in anticipation of the reissue of CLARK here’s Frans De Waard’s 2005 review:

“
The activities of UK born worldtraveller Boris Hauf are numerous: playing with Efzeg, with TV Pow, with Lozenga and even a Berlin based classic rock cover band The Understated Brown, he also finds time to produce his own solo things. Armed with his laptop he sets out to produce a fine bunch of microsounding glitch ambient or whatever you call it, but here on ‘Clark’ he comes up with something that sidesteps that: his own version of techno music. Stripped bare of all unnecessary elements, adding his own sometimes creepy sounds, […] which gives this dance music a weird twist and certainly makes this less useful for your next rave. It’s more like after party music, when you have left the real party behind, and on a late night train going home, still being in the mood for some more techno related music. The train goes past sparsely lit cities with great speed and you can also sit down and listen, while your feet tap away with the rhythm. Certainly weird enough for techno music, but pleasant enough to be throughout entertaining and breaking away from well-covered territories of microsound. Very nice indeed.”
FdW, Vital Weekly 515, 2005

Clark is being reissued on Shameless in February 2017, pre-order here.

Mastering by Todd Carter, Chicago
Artwork by the amazing Julian Gosper
Photos Patrick Pagel

#vinyl #180gr #scifi #minimaltechno #spacebutt #design #ello #space #techno #synth #beats

clark in good company. #OnTheWire on the BBC !

BBC Lancashire
On the Wire
26th November 2016
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d75v

Dub Syndicate – Ravi Shankar No.1 (China mix) – Leghorn
Mark Ernestus meets Obadikah – April – Honest Jons Records
Obadikah – Keke kan – Honest Jons Records
Demdike Stare – Overstaying – Modern Love
Visible Cloaks – Terrazzo (ft. Motion Graphics) – RVNG Intl
Dark0 – Forever – XL Recordings
Jessy Lanza – I talk BB (Morgan Geist rmx) – Hyperdub
Boris Hauf – FANTODS – Shameless Records
AquaDab & MC A – Anatamohayaku, Saa – Bokeh Versions
Paco Sala – Ko yo – Denovali
The xx – Hold on – instrumental – XL Recordings
Nathan Fake – Degreelessness (ft. Prurient) – Ninja Tune
Rashad Becker – dances VII – PAN
Saroos – Weaver’s cave (Sequoyah Tiger remix) – A Number Of Small
Things
Dhaffer Youssef – Fly Shadow Fly – OKeh
Kellar – Scorched Schemes – Foolproof Projects
Nils Petter Molvaer – Kingfish – OKeh
Heaven Star – Smooth in the sun – Optic Nerve Recordings
Dean McPhee – Avian Dream Songs – The blackbird – Folklore Tapes
Julie Byrne – Natural blue – Basin Rock
Debashish Bhattacharya – E ku ‘u morning dew – Riverboat