The Kollektief clips musical and cultural fragments out of their cultural frameworks and pieces them enigmatically together. They have worked on this amalgam of FX-cultures, Psychedelica, Free Form, Dub, Improv, and ritual activities for a long time. These elements are gradually connected and placed in an opaque, vertical system, about as (non-)coherent as the constitutional laws of an alchemistic proto-science can be.
Some referential indicators are: Heike Aumüller's free, unsentimental Harmonium played with a Sehnsucht (like a Free Jazz counterpart to Reggae producer and Melodica master Augustus Pablo, north of the Kaiserstuhl, not east of the river Nile); Johannes Frisch’s double-bass, creaking and free-wheeling; and a dash of Thomas Weber's Swedish Biker-Rock passion, that makes you forget the benedictions of modernity – for a moment at least.
William Hooker says: “Every song written or improvised has an inside song which lives in the shadows, inbetween the sounds and silences and behind the words, pulsating, waitng to be reborn as a new song.”
A cooperation of HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung.
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