The Vibrating Drum

My artistic research project The Vibrating Drum - developing a practice for the modern percussionist, is now online. Please have a look and hope you enjoy.

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Strumento di etimo incerto

Strumento di etimo incerto

I am very excited to announce my second solo album documenting my artistic research project, The Vibrating Drum. "Strumento di etimo incerto" is going to be out on the Belgian label, Aspen Edities on the 21st of April. Hope you like it !

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Musica liquida

Musica liquida

I am very happy to announce my new solo album "Musica liquida" on SOFA MUSIC. This is my first audio documentation of my ongoing artistic research project at the Academy of Music in Oslo. The project is called The Vibrating Drum and you can read more about it here....

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New release – LOOPER – Ljubljana.

New release – LOOPER – Ljubljana.

Hi there, Nikos Veliotis, Martin Küchen and myself have just released a new album as the trio LOOPER. It is a live performance in 2014 at the Neposlušno/Sound Disobedience festival, Španski borci in Ljubljana, Slovenia.Please support the great label ScatterArchive by...

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NEW ALBUM and PODCAST

NEW ALBUM and PODCAST

Hi there.A short update from me announcing the new album which will be released on the great label Aspen Edities on the 20th of May. LINUS + Økland/Van Heertum/Zach - Light as never. And a podcast in the series Soundmaking is available here, where I talk about my work...

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OUT ON NOVEMBER 12th on SOFA MUSIC. Ingar Zach/Michele Rabbia - Musique pour deux corps https://player.vimeo.com/video/597013527?h=2c81e66c31

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Long time

Long time

Dear all, sorry for the silence, but there has been a gap of activity in general due to you-know-what. I am still working, producing music, and very into my artistic research project; The Vibrating Drum. I will be updating more with texts and videos on that specific...

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NEW HUNTSVILLE ALBUM OUT NOW !

After 10 years of waiting, "Bow Shoulder" is finally out on HUBRO, featuring Yuka Honda, Nels Cline, Darin Gray and Glenn Kotche. Recorded in Wilco studio in Chicago 2010. Check out this album here.

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DANS LES ARBRES new album on Bandcamp from 1st of April

Dear all, we might not be able to play concerts these days, but we still make music. Check out Dans les arbres third album within a year: "Live in Tokyo" with the fantastic Yumiko Tanaka as guest. "Live in Tokyo" is recorded from a live concert in 2013. It's available...

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STAY INSIDE !

Yes, it is the only right thing to do to stop the virus from spreading. All my concerts are cancelled until May. I am staying at home with my family, composing, eating, sleeping and doing yoga. Hang in there everyone ! Hugs from Madrid

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2020

Exciting projects coming up in 2020: Tour in Australia in January with my trio O3 and Aviva Endean. We are artists in residence at the MONA FOMA festival in Tasmania.Playing with Kim Myhr’s YOU|ME at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, USA in march.Composing a new...

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Autumn

Dans les arbres - Volatil (SOFA576) Dear all. Autumn is here and more concerts with Kim Myhr and the wonderful YouIMe project are in the pipeline. I am touring with Dans les arbres with our new album, "Volatil" (SOFA), out 18th of October, in Mexico and France in...

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New album out 29th of March !

My new album on SOFA, "floating layer cake", is going to be released the 29th of March. It features two compositions of mine; "The Lost Ones", featuring Quatuor Bozzini, Kim Myhr and Caroline Bergvall and "Let the snare speak". Check it out !

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Two new albums this autumn !

         Two new albums are coming out this autumn. Kim Myhr's - Pressing clouds passing crowds (HUBRO) featuring Quatuor Bozzini, Caroline Bergvall and myself. And the first album with my duo percussion/electronics collaboration with the great Michele Rabbia -...

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NEWS !

Hi all, and first of all sorry for the long absence, but here is a list of my past activities and activities to come. - Upcoming concerts with O3 at Ensems Festival in Valencia and Only Connect Festival in Oslo in april/may and two concerts in Metz and Geneva late...

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Kim Myhr – You I Me + Erik Honoré – Unrest

                      I'm happy to announce Kim Myhr's forthcoming album; You I Me on Hubro. I'm playing various snares, percussion and electronics on this delightful album. Tony Buck and Hans Hulbækmo also plays various drums & percussion here in addition...

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Handful of things…

    Hi all ! Back on track after summer holidays, there are a handful of releases coming up which im involved in. Here are two of them. More info coming soon ! - Release late september on the new belgium label Aspen Edities is the group LINUS + Økland/Van Heertum/Zach...

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NEW ALBUM OUT ON ILK-MUSIC !!

Hello all ! I am super happy to contribute on this impressive luxurious release on the danish label ILK. Omdrejninger is a project with different line-ups, directed by the two respectable gentlemen Mark Solborg and Christian Skjødt. In addition to Solborg and Skjødt...

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Australia and new Dans les arbres album !

I just came back from a wonderful short trip to Australia, playing solo concerts in Hobart, Tasmania, Sydney and Perth. I really enjoyed the little set with Jim Denley, Cor Fuhler and Melanie Herbert at the NOWNOW festival in Sydney. In Melbourne I started a project...

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End of the year

Another year has passed and 2016 and I've been fortunate to continue my work with my ensembles and to pursue my work as a soloist. At the end of the year I participated on the release, On Anodyne featuring Batagraf and Trondheim Voices. 2017 is looking promising. I am...

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Le stanze out on SOFA 7th of october

Dear all, my new solo album "Le stanze" is ready for release on LP/CD and digital download on the 7th of October. Check it out on the SOFA website. It can be ordered directly from the SOFA website or purchased digitally from Phonofile. Check out the longest track on...

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New solo online

Dear all. A new solo performance has been uploaded from my concert in Santa Cruz, Tenerife 29th of april. The sound quality is not a 100% but its ok considering its just a mic on a camera. Hope you like it, have a look.

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Composing and studying

Hello all, and happy 2016. After a very nice silent movie project at the Tromsø International filmfestival and a great concert with Dans les arbres at Dark Music Days in Reykjavik, Iceland, I look forward to be working on my two new solo albums, recording projects...

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Inside the inside

I am happy to announce that my piece, "Inside the inside" for Vertixe Sonora Ensemble was premiered at Vertixe Vigo festival in Galicia, Spain on the 22nd of November. Hopefully this would be a beginning of a life for this piece. I wish to thank Vertixe Sonora for...

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Miguel Angel Tolosa

                  Two new releases are available in January. Both albums shows my collaboration with the great Miguel Angel Tolosa. Our first, but not last, duo album, "Loner" (SOFA 545) is out on SOFA by the end of the month. And Miguel Angels beautiful solo album,...

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End of the year

A small portrait of me is to be heard here on Norwegian radio NRK P2. (Norwegian only....sorry).   It's the end of the year, a year filled with many musical highlights such as: - Performances with the new project; "Two Hundred and Forty" with MURAL and...

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Autumn news

- Dear all. In september MURAL with Kjell Bjørgeengen will perform three shows in Paris, Geneva and Metz. I hope some of you manage to come out and see this special project. More info to be found in my concert calendar. - The project "DRIFT" is heading out on a tour...

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Autumn 2014

September is here and after a long relaxing summer, my activities are picking up again. Please log into the concert schedule for an update. - Two new releases are being presented at the Punkt festival in Kristiansand in Norway the first weekend of september: Erik...

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Spring

Spring is here, and time has passed since my last update. There has been lots of things happening since the Japan tour with Huntsville in february. - Dans les arbres has been working with the Norwegian Wind Ensemble. A fruitful collaboration resulting in two concerts...

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Huntsville, Japantour

A great experience as always being on tour with my friends in Huntsville, and always a pleasure to visit Japan. This time we played new music to Aki Kaurismaekis silent film; Juha. A dark film, which suits our music well, and it also gave us a chance to explore new...

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Australia done, Japan next !

The Australia tour with MURAL and our new collaborator, Kjell Bjørgeengen on live video, was a real treat for me. This photo is taken from our 4 hour performance at the MONA FOMA festival in Hobart, Tasmania. Fantastic venue !  

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Summary 2013

- 2013 has been an eventful year. I have had time to do research and to compose music for my new solo album which will come out in the autumn next year. I've had the pleasure of developing my solo project alongside the great Miguel Angel Tolosa. Eventually our...

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