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Touch 30th anniversary at Experimental Intermedia

In September 2012 Touch will present a series of events at ISSUE Project Room, Anthology Film Archives and Experimental Intermedia in NYC, celebrating the publisher’s 30th anniversary. Since its first release in 1982, Touch has created sonic and visual productions that combine innovation with a level of care and attention that has made it the most enduring of any independent music company of its time. The label has presented a wide range of artists from New Order to Thomas Köner, and now has a strong focus on artists such as Fennesz, Chris Watson, Philip Jeck, Jana Winderen, Hildur Gudnadottir, Jacob Kirkegaard, Oren Ambarchi and Biosphere.
On Sunday Sep 16 2012 the so-called “Touch Ensemble” will perform at Phill Niblock‘s space Experimental intermedia in a concert conducted by one of Touch’s head honchos,  Mike Harding. The Touch Ensemble for the evening will consist of JG Thirlwell, Philip Jeck, Ken Montgomery, Marcus Davidson, Lary 7, and Dave Knapik.

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freq_out 8 at Moderna Museet in Stockholm

For the latest installation of the sound installation freq_out , Moderna Museet in Stockholm is going to be open from 7 pm February 17 through 7 pm February 19. For forty-eight hours non-stop, seven of the museum´s galleries will be occupied by the sound installation freq_out 8. The result will be a combination of sound and light that will “drench” the galleries in all the colors of the rainbow. The participating artists will include JG Thirlwell, Jacob Kirkegaard, Mike Harding, Jana Winderen, Finnbogi Pétursson, Kent Tankred, Franz Pomassl, Maia Urstad, Brandon Labelle, Christine Ödland, Permagnus Lindborg, Petteri Nisunen and Tommi Grönlund.

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JG Thirlwell remixes Sohrab

JG Thirlwell has created a remix of the track “Susanna” by Sohrab, for a benefit album on the venerable label Touch. Other artists on the remix album include Jóhann Jóhannsson, Achim Mohné, Leif Elggren and Anonymous You can pick up the album digitally here.