to się nie uda – not asleep

Krakòw is a modest, but not to be underestimated node in the European cultural landscape for anything considering 'sound.' Marcin Barski and Konrad Gęca are two surveyors in this landscape who over the years helped to map the territory, talking about it, walking it, setting out lines, observing locations, offering travellers a meal and a … Continue reading to się nie uda – not asleep

Polish Journal Volume 9 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The Polish Journals are a series of reports and observations recorded on tape with the use of a handheld sony walkman. The recordings are made on location. Sounds of the environment leak through. Volume 9 was recorded in the months November and December of the year 2017. The Polish Journal volume 9 is the last … Continue reading Polish Journal Volume 9 by Rinus Van Alebeek

Polish Journal volume 8 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The Polish Journals are a series of reports and observations recorded on tape with the use of a handheld sony walkman. The recordings are made on location. Sounds of the environment leak through. Volume 8 was recorded in the months October and November of the year 2017. The first part describes a visit to Amsterdam … Continue reading Polish Journal volume 8 by Rinus Van Alebeek

Polish Journal volume 7 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The Polish Journals are a series of reports and observations recorded on tape with the use of a handheld sony walkman. The recordings are made on location. Sounds of the environment leak through. The recordings of Journal volume 7 are made at the end of the Summer and the first month of Autumn 2017.  The … Continue reading Polish Journal volume 7 by Rinus Van Alebeek

Polish Journal volume 6 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The Polish Journals are a series of reports and observations recorded on tape with the use of a handheld sony walkman. The recordings are made on location. Sounds of the environment leak through. Volume 6 was mainly recorded in Kraków. Descriptions of abandoned constructions and impressions of a large demonstration on the main square are … Continue reading Polish Journal volume 6 by Rinus Van Alebeek

Polish Journal volume 5 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The Polish Journals are a series of reports and observations recorded on tape with the use of a handheld sony walkman. The recordings are made on location. Sounds of the environment leak through. The 5th volume reports of visits to Vienna, Berlin and Heerlen, while Poland is featured with sounds and descriptions of (parts of) … Continue reading Polish Journal volume 5 by Rinus Van Alebeek

Polish Journal volume 4 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The Polish Journals are directly recorded on tape with the use of a handheld Walkman. Observations, reports, thoughts and snippets of life enter into the journal. Volume four describes a short visit to Graz in Austria. Fragments of the Nod Now Festival conclude the Journal. You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by … Continue reading Polish Journal volume 4 by Rinus Van Alebeek

Grupa Etyka Kurpina – Special Mix for Radio ON

The man behind G.E.K. is Adam Frankiewicz. He is one of the outstanding exponents of the current Polish wave of young musicians, who use the cassette tape as their (publishing) medium. This audio collage works on various levels. Of course it is, as you will hear, an exiting and energetic mix and as such it … Continue reading Grupa Etyka Kurpina – Special Mix for Radio ON

Polish Journal, Volume 3 by Rinus Van Alebeek

The third Polish journal is recorded in May 2017. I used a handheld Sony walkman and recorded my observations directly on tape. You will hear home recordings made in Kraków and a walk to a square of chairs in the former Jewish ghetto. I sit on the terrace and describe the garden. A shift in … Continue reading Polish Journal, Volume 3 by Rinus Van Alebeek