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Musica liquida

Posted on 17:36

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. The album will be out on the 14th of October and available through SOFA MUSIC and...

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New release – LOOPER – Ljubljana.

Posted on 15:15

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 purchasing this album and others on their bandcamp...

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Posted on 17:06

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 with Michele Rabbia and our album, Musique pour deux...

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Posted on 12:49

OUT ON NOVEMBER 12th on SOFA MUSIC. Ingar Zach/Michele Rabbia – Musique pour deux...

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Ingar Zach + Ensemble Musikfabrik – Parts Of The Horse Are Notably Present.

Posted on 17:35

Here is the live concert from Ultima Contemporary Music Festival in Oslo 18/9-21. Thanks to all the musicians and crew and organizers in Bergen, Trondheim, Oslo and Cologne for making this...

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Long time

Posted on 15:25

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 project before summer.– A new album with my duo with Michele Rabbia is in the making. Will be out on SOFA MUSIC in October, followed by some concerts.– Composing for Ludus Gravis, Kenneth Karlsson and hoping that my piece for Ensemble Musikfabrik finally will be...

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Posted on 16:35

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...

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

Posted on 19:38

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 on our Bandcamp site from 1st of April. Enjoy !In the pipeline is also a long awaited new album from Huntsville. The new album was recorded back in 2010 in Wilco studio in Chicago and will be out on HUBRO before summer featuring; Nels Cline,...

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Posted on 13:49

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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Posted on 19:15

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 piece for Ensemble Musikfabrik. Premiere at Ultima Festival in Oslo in...

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Posted on 10:19

DANS LES ARBRES is receiving great reviews for the new album “Volatil”. We also released new material on our NEW bandcamp site, please check it out HERE. If you want to catch us on tour we are playing 4 concerts in November:22 – Dans les arbres @ Festival Les Boréales in Caen/France. 23 – Dans les arbres @ Le Petit Faucheux in Tours/France. 24 – Dans les arbres @ Muzzix in Lille/France. 25 – Dans les arbres @ SOFA label night, Cafeteatret in...

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Posted on 10:02

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 september and november. My duo with Michele Rabbia is doing concerts in Switzerland, Italy and Spain in October. In addition to my concert activity, I have just finished my first string quartet for the great Quatuor Bozzini. Its called “Between...

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New album out 29th of March !

Posted on 10:01

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 !

Posted on 13:25

         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 – so-nó-ro (Camjazz). Fear of the object – TBA (Substrata) featuring Chris Cogburn, Kjell Bjørgeengen and myself will also be out in November following a short tour in Mexico. Stay tuned for release dates ! Other releases planned for early 2019...

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Ingar Zach I Speak Percussion – Before Nightfall One soon out !

Posted on 19:04

  A new album of mine with Eugene and Matthias in Speak Percussion is going to be out late august on SOFA MUSIC, BUT there will be a pre-release concert in Melbourne on the 25th of June featuring Dans les arbres and Speak Percussion. For those of you who will be in Melbourne that day, you’ll be able to purchase this ...

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Posted on 15:12

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 september. – Still touring with my solo-project around Europe in addition to a concert in Melbourne, Australia on the 17th of june. Updates of live-performances are to be found on this website. – Dans les arbres tour coming up in Australia/New Zealand in...

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Kim Myhr – You I Me + Erik Honoré – Unrest

Posted on 15:24

                      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 to millions of guitars by mr. Myhr himself. You shouldn’t miss this ! Also Erik Honoré’s second album for Hubro, Unrest is out now. The album comprises a set of beautiful pieces, as was the case with Heliographs. I’m very honored to be...

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Handful of things…

Posted on 13:25

    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 – Mono no aware. A tour with this line-up coming up in Holland/Belgium at the end of the month. – The ensemble O3 featuring Alessandra Rombolá, Esteban Algora and myself will release our second album, Trashumancia on SOFA the 20th of October. Check it out...

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Posted on 15:00

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 and myself, Axel Dörner is adding his unique contribution to one half of this production. Check out a video here ! It’s available on LP/CD and download + some other goodies :))) ENJOY...

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