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Het beste van 2006… en vijftien jaar Gonzo (circus)


Tot de laatste dag van 2006 bleven de medewerkers van Gonzo (circus) speuren naar meesterwerkjes: cd’s, lp’s, films, boeken, tentoonstellingen en strips. Alles wat onze medewerkers boeide en ontroerde in 2006 én de afgelopen vijftien jaar.

Seb Bassleer
Joanna Newsom – Ys (Drag City)
Various – Congotronics 2 – Buzz ‘n’ Rumble From The Urb ‘n’ Jungle (Crammed Discs)
Mogwai – Zidane, A 21st Century Portrait (PIAS/Wall Of Sound)
Leafcutter John – The Forest And The Sea (Staubgold)
Grizzly Bear – Yellow House (Warp Records)
Mudboy – Hungry Ghosts! (Eigen Beheer)
Burial – Burial (Hyperdub)
Boduf Songs – Lion Devours The Sun (Kranky)
Soccer Committee – EP (Eigen Beheer)
Nina Nastasia – On Leaving (Fat Cat)

Patrick Bruneel
Oxbow – Love’s That Last (cd + DVD, Hydrahead)
Don Caballero – World Class Listening Problem (Relapse)
Liars – Drum’s Not Dead (Mute)
Yakuza – Samsara (Prosthetic)
A Scanner Darkly – A Scanner Darkly (Gilead Media)
Blutch – Materia (Delboy)
Amen Ra – Mass III (Hypertension)
Sunn O))) & Boris – Altar (Southern Lord)
Various Artists – Walking With Ghosts (Paradigms)
Anaal Nathrakh – Eschaton (Season Of Mist)

Film:
Rob Zombie – Devil’s Rejects en House Of 1000 Corpses

Bart De Paepe
Terry Riley – Poppy Nogood And The Phantom Band All Night Flight (Elision Fields)
Pandit Pran Nath – Raga Cycle (Sri Moonshine)
MV & EE with the Bummer Road – Green Blues (Ecstatic Peace)
The Book Of Am – The Book Of Am  (Wah Wah)
Samara Lubelski –  Quartet (Sloow Tapes)
Geoff Mullen – The Air In Pieces (Last Visible Dog)
Anahita – Arcana en Cantos (Deserted Village)
Paul Labrecque & Valerie Webb – Trees, Chants And Hollers (Eclipse)
Tomutont – Tomutont (Ultra Eczema)
ignatz – I Will Soothe My Eye To Feast It With A Sight Of Beauty ( cpsi)

Serge De Pauw
The Angelic Process – Coma Waering (Paradigms)
Bitcrush – In Distance (n5MD)
The Knife – Silent Shout (Rabid/V2)
Ladytron – Witching Hour (Universal Island)
Lurker Of Chalice – Lurker Of Chalice (Southern Lord)
Mastodon – Blood Mountain (Warner)
Nadja – Truth Becomes Death (Alien8/Bang!)
Pulse Emitter – Outpost (Snip-snip 39)
Seht – The Green Morning (Digitalis Industries)
Spies Under Von Magnet Influence – Suvmi  (Cinetiks/Celestial Dragon/Audioglobe)
Sunn 0))) & Boris – Altar (Southern Lord)
Svarte Greiner – Knive (Type)
Unearthly Trance – The Trident (Relapse)
Woven Hand – Mosaic (Glitterhouse)

 

Peter Deschamps
1. Vijf platen: Boxcutter – Oneiric (Planet Mµ,), Outputmessage –  Nebulae (Melodic), Phil Niblock – Touch Three (Touch) en Scott Walker – The Drift (4Ad)
2. Twee verzamelaars: London Sinfonietta – Warp Works & Twentieth Century Masters (Warp), Big Apple Rappin (Soul Jazz).
3. Eén heruitgave: Various Artists – Ohm+, The Early Gurus of Electronic Music 1948-1980’
4. Vijf labels: Type, Hyperdub, Playhouse, Sub Rosa en Pingipung
5. Eén tentoonstelling: ‘Bombay Maximum City’ (Le Tri Postal/Rijsel FR)
6. Eén installatie: Ondulation (Thomas McIntosh)
7. Vier concerten: Morrissey (Belfort/Frankrijk), Animal Collective (Belfort Frankrijk), Guido Möbius (KC Netwerk, Aalst) en de goede helft van ‘Hallucintation City’ – Glenn Branca (Happy New Ears, Stadsschouwburg Kortrijk)
8. Drie films: Into Great Silence (Philip Gröning), Me, You And Everyone We know (Miranda July) en La Tourneuse de Pages (Denis Dercourt)
9. Twee boeken: Ten zuiden van de grens (Haruki Murakami) en Talk, Talk (T.C. Boyle) en heel veel Reve herlezen.
10. Drankje van 2007: koffie (helaas)

Gé Huismans
Mind The Gap # 59-65 (losse tracks)
Angelic Process – Coma Wearing (Paradigms)
Burial – Burial (Hyperdub)
Loscil – Plume (Kranky)
Machinefabriek – Marijn (Lampse)
OM – Conference Of The Birds (Holy Mountain)
Benoit Pioulard – Précis (Kranky)
Wolf Eyes – Human Animal (Sub Pop)
4. Berlin Biennale (o.a. Jan Mancuska, Ulf Aminde, Marcel van Eeden, Mark Manders, Benjamin Cottam, Thomas Bayrle, Bruce Conner, Roger Ballen)
Mapping The Studio (o.a. Robert Smithson, Bruce Nauman, Gordon Matta-Clark, Atelier van Lieshout), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam)
Saudades (o.a. Ed Templeton, Doug Aitken, Popel Coumou), Het Domein (Sittard)
Avanto Festival (o.a. Tony Conrad, Jack Smith (film), Prurient, The Skaters) in Kiasma, Cinema Orion en Cultural Arena Gloria (Helsinki)
State X (Julie Mittens, Dream/Action Unit, Magik Markers, Plastician), Het Paard (Den Haag)

Eric Lamers

De Kift – 7 (V2)
Sunn o))) & Boris – Altar (Southern Lord)
Machinefabriek – Marijn (Lampse)
Transfolmer – La Piovra (EscRec)
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De Staat van Verwarring (VPRO, Nederland 3)
The Ennio Morricone Experience (Stadschouwburg Eindhoven, 16-09-06)
PechaKucha (Bright Live, Amsterdam, 01-12-06)

vijftien jaar: 35007 – Especially For You (Lazy Eye, 1994)

Michel Mees
1.    Trentemöller – The Last Resort (Pokerflat)
2.    Ricardo Villalobos – Fitzheuer Zieheuer (Playhouse)
3.    Various Artists – Cocoon Compilation F (Cocoon Recordings)
4.    Susanna and The Magical Orchestra – Melody Mountain (Rune Grammofon)
5.    Gregor Tresher – Neon (Datapunk)
6.    Booka Shade – Movements (Gey Physical Music)
7.    Johannes Heil – Freaks R Us (Klang Elektronik)
8.    Jerome – Boom Bap (Intacto Records)
9.    Luca Baldini – Hermann Der Rammler (Hell Yeah recordings)
10.  Sven Väth – The Sound Of The Seventh Season (Cocoon Recordings)

Tom Nys
2006: vijftien jaar Gonzo! 2006: vijftien toppers van Dr. Poppers!

1. Peter Fischli & David Weiss – Flowers And Questions. A Retrospective  (Tate Modern, Lon-den)
2. Dan Flavin – A Retrospective (Hayward Gallery, Londen)
3. Monolake – Plumbicon Versions (Imbalance)
4. Ellen Allien & Apparat – Orchestra Of Bubbles (BPitch Control)
5. Trentemøller – The Last Resort (Poker Flat)
6. Philip Metten – Noise Of Quasar (S.M.A.K., Gent)
7. Slayer – Christ Illusion (Def American)
8. James Holden – The Idiots Are Winning (Border Community)
9. Ricardo Villalobos – Fizheuer Zieheuer (Playhouse)
10. Ives Maes – “he Greenery Line en Simon (S.M.A.K., Gent en Galerie Brigitte Weiss, Zürich)
11. Justin Timberlake – Future Sex/ Love Sounds (Jive)
12. Nathan Fake – Drowning In A Sea Of Love (Border Community)
13. Claude VonStroke – Beware Of The Bird (Dirty Bird)
14. Bugz In The Attic – Back At The Doghouse (V2)
15. Of Mice And Men. IV Biennial (Berlijn)

Kris Peeters
1.    David B. – Vallende Ziekte 1 (Atlas)
2.    Max – Bardin De Surrealist (Oog&Blik)
3.    Pascal Rabaté – Les Petits Ruisseaux (Futuropolis)
4.    Gipi – Aantekeningen Voor Een Oorlogsverhaal (Oog&Blik)
5.    The Complete Universe Of Dupuy & Berberian (Oog&Blik)
6.    Mardon – Lecons De Choses (Dupuis)
7.    Olivier Schrauwen – My Boy (Bries)
8.    Baudoin – Vier Stromen (Sherpa)
9.    Loisel & Tripp – Magasin Genérale 1&2 (Casterman)
10.  Giandelli –  Binnenskamers (Oog&Blik)

Kees Polling

Andrew Chalk – Blue Eyes Of The March (Faraway Press)
Andrew Liles – The Dying Submariner / The Dead Submariner (Beta-lactam Ring Records)
Francisco López – Untitled #164 (Unsounds)
Franck Balestracci – Modified Reality (Carbon7)
Lukas Simonis – Slots (Z6/Korm Plastics)
My Cat Is An Alien – Cosmic Light Of The Third Millennium (Important records)
Nurse With Wound – Soundpooling (United Diaries)
Paul Bradley – Notes From The Past-Sketches From Dust (Twenty Hertz)
Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer – Repetitive Selective Removal Of One Protecting Group (ReR Mega-corp)
The Necks – Chemist (ReR Necks)

Allerbeste cd van de afgelopen vijftien jaar:
Nurse With Wound – complete oeuvre

Gert Theunissen
1. Camera Obscura – Let’s Get Out Of This Country
2. Band of Horses – Everything All the Time
3. Tunng – Comments Of The Inner Chorus
4. Oxford Collapse – Remember The Night Parties
5. Islands – Return To The Sea
6. Fiery Furnaces – Bitter Tea
7. McLusky – McLuskyism
8. Beatnik Filmstars – In Great Shape
9. Destroyer – Destroyer’s Rubies
10. Handsome Family – Last Days Of Wonder

Favoriete cd 1992-2007
Simon Joyner – Songs For The New Year

Tom Theunissen
1. Ricardo Villalobos – Fizheuer Zieheuer (Playhouse)
2. This Heat – Out Of Cold Storage (This Is)
3. Monoton – Blau (Oral)
4. OM – Conference Of The Birds (Load)
5. Dead Raven Choir/Wolfmangler
6. Heruitgaves op Die Schachtel (Italië) EM (Japan) en Creel Pone
7. Lugubrum & Urfaust
8. Khan Jamal Creative Arts Ensemble – Drumdance To The Motherland
(Eremite)
9. Mathew Jonson
10. Les Rallizes Dénudés

vijftien jaar: The God Machine (1991-1994)

Katrien Schuermans

Barbara Morgenstern – The Grass Is Always Greener (monika recordings)
Beirut – Gulag Orkestar (Ba Da Bing)
Tv On The Radio – Return To Cookie Mountain (4AD)
Ellen Allien & Apparat – Orchestra Of Bubbles (Bpitch Control) en alle 12″-singles
The Gossip – Standing In The Way Of Control (Kill Rock Stars)
Be Your Own Pet – Be Your Own Pet (XL)

Films: veel goede films gezien maar geen titels onthouden. Toch onthouden: Volver, Paradise Now, Crash, Whassup Rockers, Marie-Antoinette…

Boeken: Sorry, alleen Annelies Verbeke haar boeken waren dun genoeg om dit jaar uit te lezen.
Peter Verhelst en Bret Easton Ellis halverwege gestopt.

De voorbije vijftien jaar:
Alles is (voor mij) begonnen met Elastica in 1993. PJ Harvey en Magnapop waren invloeden.

2007:
Ik denk dat ik volledig mee ga gaan met de minimal techno. Een half jaar te laat.

Oscar Smit

TOP tien Nederlandse producties 2006

1. Machinefabriek- Marijn (Lampre)
2. Bauer- Melody Of 2006 (Excelsior)
3. Black Market Audio- Shake (Supertracks)
4. Kettel- My Dogan (Sending Orbs)
5. Arling & Cameron- Hi Fi Underground (Challenge)
6. Easy Aloha’s- Cashmere Cat (Dox)
7. Living Ornaments- Vlokken (Narrominded)
8. Aux Raus- Some Tunes (Nuevos Recos)
9. Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble- Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble (Planet Mu)
10. Ende Shneafliet- Twistin’ On The Tombstones(2xLP/ Enfant Terrible)

Maarten Timmermans
2006 samengevat in honderd woorden:

CD’s van:
Bonnie’Prince’ Billy (The Letting Go), Early Day Miners (Offshore), Ensemble (Ensemble), Grizzly Bear (Yellow House), Joanna Newsom (Ys), Metallic Falcons (Desert Doughnuts), Sierpinski (Evening Water Project) , Sunn O))) & Boris (Altar), Tomàn (Perhaps We Should Have Smoked The Salmon First), Tv On The Radio (Return To Cookie Mountain), …

Concerten van:
31 Knots, 65daysofstatic, Akron/Family, Battles, Damien Jurado, Dream/Aktion Unit, Espers, Flaming Lips, Ignatz, Magik Markers, Midaircondo, Pharaoh Overlord, Radiohead, Sir Richard Bishop, Wooden Wand and The Vanishing Voice, Yo La Tengo, …

Tentoonstelling over leven en werk van filmgenie Stanley Kubrick (Caermensklooster Gent).

Frederic Toye
Ammoncontact – With Voices (Ninja Tune)
Bugz In the Attic – Back In The Doghouse (V2)
Amp Fiddler – Afro Strut (Genuine)
Herbert – Scale (!k7)
The Herritage Orchestra – The Herritage Orchestra (Brownswood)
J Dilla – Donuts (Stones Throw)
Junior Boys – So This Is Goodbye (Domino)
Marc Mac Presents Visioneers – Dirty Old Hip Hop (BBE)
Owusu & Hannibal – Living With… (Ubiquity)
Kelly Polar – Love Songs Of The Hanging Gardens (Environ)

Diederik Van Vaerenbergh
1. Isis- In the Absence of Truth (Ipecac)
2. Motorpsycho – Black Hole / Blank Canvas (Stickman)
3. Tone – Solidarity (Neurot)
4. Envy – Insomniac Doze (Rock Action)
5. Red Sparowes – Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red Sun (Neurot)
6. Lower Forty-Eight – Apertures (Monotreme)
7. Don Caballero – World Class Listening Problem (Relapse)
8. Motek – Motek (Asthmatic Whale)
9. Battles – EPC / B EP (Warp)
10. I Like Trains – Progress – Reform (Fierce Panda)

Beste cd van de laatste 15 jaar:
Three Mile Pilot – The Chief Assassin To The Sinister (Headhunter)

Peter Vercauteren
muziek:
Scott Walker – The Drift (4AD)
Pseudo Code – Light (Was Soll Das Schallplatten)

vondst:
Kamiel –  Me Wuf Is Weg (Mamicha Music)
Liedertafel Margot Honnecker – Vorwärts Freie Deutsche Jugend (Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien)

comeback:
Human Flesh – Songs For The Victims From A Decaying Country (EE Tapes)
Negapadres.3.3. –  Exstrophy Of Amphigouris (Hermetique)

boek:
Paul Spinrad – The Guide To Bodily Fluids (RE/Search)
Soho Takuan – The Unfettered Mind – Writings Of The Zen Master To The Sword Master (Kodans-ha International)

concert:
Porn.Darsteller (Magasin4)
Current 93 (CC Luchtbal)


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