MIND RAID - the new Gorilla Mask album is out on Clean Feed, avaiable from Bandcamp (CD and digital download).
2 DRUM SOLOS - an evening with drum solo sets by Katharina Ernst and Rudi Fischerlehner takes place at Galiläakirche in Berlin on September 6th, starts 8pm. widerstandsmuseum.de
DER DRITTE STAND - new reviews by taz and freejazzblog. The trio plays daily at Berlin's Au Topsi Pohl from July 12th to 16th. The full program with featured guests can be found on the live page.
time has come,' the Walrus said,
To talk of many things:
Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax—
Of cabbages — and kings —
And why the sea is boiling hot —
And whether pigs have wings.
FRAMES FRAGMENTS FREQUENCIES is an experimental dance film series in eight chapters by WILHELM GROENER with drums and sound editing by Rudi. The first part premieres on February 28th on framesfragmentsfrequencies.net
My contribution to this year's "Berlin Solo Impro Festival" can now be seen in full length on youtube
WITH DRUMS - I´m on some tracks of Machinefabriek´s new album "With Drums", which brings together solo recordings of more than 40 drummers. Out as LP, CD and download on escrec. Get it from Bandcamp
DIVING BELL, an online EP by the virtual trio of Marina Džukljev, Mia Dyberg & Rudi Fischerlehner made it into the improv top 10 listing of Popscotch magazin for 2020, saying "this imaginary trio seems like it has been playing together for years". You can hear it on Bandcamp.
TINGTINGK by Olaf Rupp, Matthias Müller and Rudi Fischerlehner was originally released on CD by gligg records and as an EP excerpt by Bad Alchemy. Since gligg closed down, it is now digitally re-issued by Farai-Records, including an bonus track. The album can be found on Bandcamp
MACONDO, a digital track by Xenofox, is out on Farai Records and available from Bandcamp. "Beyond Xenofox’s facility to create such gloomy soundscapes, there's also a tactility to their music - the scraped guitar strings and vigorously stabbed chords, these ghostly amplifier hums - that has a cinematic quality." (Martin Schray, freejazzblog)