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Praxis Documentary ‘Nothing Essential Happens in the Absence of Noise’ showing at Globale Filmfestival 29-01-2016

Silvia Biagioni’s documentary on Praxis will be shown this Friday as a part of the Program of the Globale Film Festival. The Festival is taking place at Kino Movimento from Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st, “Nothing Essential Happens in the Absence of Noise” will be screened Friday night at 21.30. Both Silvia as well as Christoph Fringeli will be there for questions/discussion.

FESTIVAL PAGE FOR THE MOVIE

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Praxis & Datacide in Budapest 22/23-01-2016

THIS FRIDAY @ ShowBarlang
Radical Suburban Folkmusic
DAVOR!A!
Base Force One (Praxis, Datacide, Berlin)
Lynx (Praxis, Datacide, Portland Oregon)
Telesport
Thalium
R2D2
Log:n
BARLANG
Almond Lama
Isu
Zefyr
Kontrast
Brnwrx
Maks
Also tune into Davoria show on https://tilos.hu/ from 3am. Next day we meet Christoph Fringeli, the editor of Datacide Magazine, and founder of Praxis Records.

SATURDAY

Szombaton 18h-tól a Müsziben Christoph Fringelivel, a Datacide szerkesztőjével és a Praxis Records alapítójával beszélgetünk.

A helyszínen Datacide kiadványok kaphatóak!

Az esemény ingyenes!
Szombaton 18h-tól a Müsziben Christoph Fringelivel, a Datacide szerkesztőjével és a Praxis Records alapítójával beszélgetünk.

A helyszínen Datacide kiadványok kaphatóak!

Az esemény ingyenes!

Az eredetileg londoni székhelyű Datacide magazin először 1997-ben jelent meg, és továbbra is működik de azóta már Berlinben. Ezidáig két könyvet adtak ki, amiket a szerkesztő Christoph Fringeli mutat majd be egy beszélgetés keretében a Datacide történetéről az underground kiadványok találkozásáról az experimentális elektronikus zene, a radikális politika, fesztivál kultúra és autonóm nyomdai kiadványok határmezsgyéjén haladva.

Jóideje az egyik kiemelkedő jelentőségű projekt az “EVERYTHING IS EVEN MORE RIDICULOUS” néven futó első könyv, ami teljes Datacide kiadványokat tartalmaz 1997 és 2008 között. Ez egy egyedi gyűjtemény ami első sorban az elektronikus zene és free fesztiválok által képviselt ellenkultúrával foglalkozik, manapság már nehezen hozzáférhető anyagokat tartalmaz.

A második egy zsebkönyv méretű almanac ami irányvonalat mutat a Datacide univerzum megismeréséhez, a kapcsolódó lemezkiadó a Praxis records és
a bővebb underground hálózathoz aminek részesei.

A könyvek az esemény alatt megvásárolhatóak.

Datacide, the Magazine for Noise & Politics first appeared in 1997, originally based in London and continues today operating from Berlin.
Now Datacide have published two books, and editor Christoph Fringeli will present them with a talk about the history of Datacide and underground publishing in the intersections of experimental electronic music, radical politics, festival culture and autonomous print creations.

A major project in the works for quite some time, the first book contains the complete issues 1-10 of datacide, which originally appeared from 1997-2008. Titled “EVERYTHING ELSE IS EVEN MORE RIDICULOUS”, the 364 page volume collects unique material, most of which has been out of print for many years, charting a one-of-a-kind history of the counter-cultures associated with electronic music and free festivals.

The second book is a pocket sized almanac providing entry points into the universe of Datacide, the associated record label Praxis and the extended underground network they are a part of.

FACEBOOK EVENT for Saturday
(datacide book presentation)

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Praxis & Datacide Event in Bratislava 21-01-2016 @ Fuga

VERMIN edition #14

Party s : ! : ! ! : ::
Lynx (Praxis, Datacide, Portland Oregon)
Base Force One (Praxis, Datacide, Berlin)
urbanfailure (urbsounds.sk)
BassTom (gabber.sk)
dskg (noise Bratislava)

… a prezentacia Knihy vydanej: Praxis & Datacide
Book release “EVERYTHING ELSE IS EVEN MORE RIDICULOUS – Datacide Magazine 1-10 in one Volume”

Talk by editor Christoph Fringeli about counter-cultural and underground publishing, the history of Datacide and new projects.

Slovakian announcement text:

Začiatok 90tych rokov je obdobie, kedy sa časť rozmáhajúcej sa elektronickej hudobnej scény vzďaľuje od mainstreamu a miesto populárnych klubov si svoje miesto hľadá v opustených skladoch, squatoch, verejných priestranstvách a vďaka pirátskym vysielačom aj v éteri veľkomiest. Toto vymknutie sa spod kontroly má za následok zvýšený záujem polície a v UK ústi až do prípravy zákona Criminal Justice Act, ktorý je namierený hlavne proti ilegálnym parties a teknivalom organizovaných potulnými soundsystémami.
V tejto atmosfére v roku 1994 vychádza nulté číslo časopisu (vtedy ešte pod názvom Alien Underground) s podtitulom Techno Theory for Juvenile Deliquents (teória techna pre mladistvých delikventov). Okrem recenzii nahrávok (hlavne techno, industrial a core všetkých druhov), DJ chartov a rozhovorov s hudobníkmi obsahuje články ako Bojuj proti Criminal Justice Bill alebo Nič podstatné sa neudeje pokiaľ pri tom nie je hluk (akýsi antikomerčný techno manifest), čím vyjadruje ambíciu stať sa niečím viac, než len hudobným fanzinom.
Neskôr sa časopis premenováva na DATACIDE a nepravideľne vychádza až do dnes pokrývajúc široké spektrum tém.
Štrnáste špeciálne štvrtkové vydanie párty Vermin je venované tomuto magazínu a to práve pri príležitosti knižného vydania prvých desiatich čísel pod názvom Everything Else Is Even More Ridiculous.
Knihu, časopis ale aj iné svoje projekty a aktivity (ako napríklad renomovaný label Praxis s viac ako 50 vydanými platňami na konte), príde osobne predstaviť človek v pozadí, sám Christoph Fringeli.
Jeho hudobné alterego BASE FORCE ONE bude zároveň headlinerom tohoto vydania Verminu. Očakávame, že vo svojom sete predstaví experimentálnejší ale úderný breakcore typický pre Praxis releasy. V podobnom štýle mu bude sekundovať DJka LYNX z amerického Portlandu.
Domácu stranu zastúpia: živým technotrashom URBANFAILURE z Urbsounds, DSKG noisovou power elektronikou a BASSTOM z Gabba team Pressburg Hard&Break core DJ setom.
Štvrtok, 21.1.2016 @FUGA, Vstupné 5 EUR

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Praxis 54 – Noirodyn: Construct Deconstruct CD in stock now!

A full length CD album by Noirodyn, aka Vile Enginez.

OUT NOVEMBER 2nd – pre-orders taken now and shipped Oct. 27/28!

special pre-order price until Oct. 31st – EUR 10.00, afterwards EUR 13.00

Fernando Narvàez Perez has so far mainly made his mark under his Vile Enginez monicker with a debut on Zhark International from 2004 and several releases on the Praxis sublabel Sub/Version, both on vinyl and digital. The project mutated into Noirodyn with a first digital-only release for Praxis in 2013 titled Infradesigns. Immediately it was evident that Fernando was applying his production skills to a more varied sound but regularly returning to slamming beats and far-out noise constructions making Noirodyn the logical continuation and development of Vile Enginez.

Construct Deconstruct contains 16 new tracks ranging from slower grooves to hectic intensifications arranged into a continuous mix, showing his creative energies at a peak.



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PRAXIS HAS A NEW URL: praxis-records.net

Due to the sale of the c8.com domain name (not by us), all c8 based web addresses are obsolete, or will be shortly.

the new site for praxis is

http://praxis-records.net

please update your bookmarks & links and tell your friends

the same applies to emails. if you wrote to us in the last week or so and didn’t get a reply it’s most likely that we didn’t get your mail.

please use this mail for the time being: christophpraxis – at – gmail.com

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2/5 BZ live in-store @ Praxis Shop 12-09-2015

2/5 BZ aka Serhat Söksal works as a multimedia artist with various releases in video, music and literary formats. Characteristic for the work and output of 2/5 BZ is the balancing on the verge of trash and the continuous work with collages of music, cinema, speech and field recordings. So far, 2/5 BZ has performed live audiovisual performances at 19 country 91 cities in Clubs, Festivals, Squats, Exhibitions.. berbatzoksal ( at ) gmail . com …… www.2-5bz.com - living / working in Istanbul

2/5 BZ ‘GEZiLLA DESTROYS ISISTANBUL’ Audiovisual performance with Serhat : live sound & video manipulation & concept and Zeynep : live electronic sound processing

with support from Praxis Records

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Feedback from “The End is Nigh”: The End Is The Beginning…

Huge thanks to everybody who made THE END IS NIGH at Køpi such a great event! Artists, helpers, audience!

To quote Cinder (Bambule):

“Praxis’ The End Is Nigh party in Berlin last weekend was spectacular.A truly great night ultimately sealed by a brilliant PROLE SECTOR set featuring top tunes by Mumdance, Logos, Pinch & Rabit.Everybody was in shining form though, so massive respect to Christoph, Linzee Lynx, Fabrizio (Fire At Work), Dan Hekate, Alexis (Kovert) & Mario (Zombieflesheater.) The visuals by Sansculotte were as wonderful as ever.Massive thanks to loads of other people i met, and for their incredible warmth & creativity, it was my best visit to Berlin by far… many thanks : Sandra & Uli – very special people, loved our conversations, even or especially our disagreements.i’m looking forward to the fruits of our collaboration ; to Jan (building the soundsystem as we ate ice cream at the Praxis shop, deeply impressive) ; Suzanne (what a trooper, worked like a demon, big respect) ; Luke Hekate took me a bit by surprise, had only met Luke a few times at parties but hanging with him here was super good, looking forward to further adventures ; Saskia (for allowing me to stay in her flat AND for giving up her time to help the refugees in Berlin) ; Franzi (you really should make the move to Berlin, you can only grow from it) ; Paula (want to hear you play next time) ; Cedrik, it was so nice to meet up twice, always a pleasure ; the Billy Bibitts, so chuffed you came but wine next time though, eh ; and last but not least Polly & Felix, happy we got to hang out on the last night.hope you had a safe flight home… All in all it was a fantastic week in Berlin and an absolute honour to play for Praxis at Köpi… cheers Christoph much love.”

 

and Prole Sector was inspired enough to start a new blog:

“Ten years ago I hung up my headphones, sold my decks, sold all my vinyl and headed off into the sunset. That was then, but this is now and definitely no need to wax lyrical about the past here.

Last weekend I played out (properly) for the first time since, in Berlin @ The End is Nighparty at der Kopi; great soundsystem, proper low end, no stars, proper locked-in, open-minded crowd, dancing. Positive vibrations and a lot to find inspiration from; not least from how the tunes I played out sounded (I’d only ever listened to most of them on my headphones before so….huge pleasure, sonic surprises). Where the cruddy distortion and soulless speed of Breakcore killed it for me the science of quaking bass technique, slower tempo and – SPACE – has surely taken over.

I’ll be posting info and comments on tunes (and also other mediums) I’m feeling here from now on. There’s a lot of quality hybrid productions coming out that have regalvanised my enthusiasm for dark underground club music. Especially in the slower 128-140bpm fields and beyond the dubstep/brostep formulas too. If that’s your bag then drop by occasionally, leave a comment or reply and share some of your own thoughts.”

 

THANK YOU!

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Praxis presents: THE END IS NIGH! @ KØPI Berlin 29-08-2015

FUNDRAISER FOR DATACIDE

BREAKCORE-EXPERIMENTAL-HARDCORE- DRUM&BASS-BREAKS-NOISE

BAMBULE
http://www.cindytalk.com/tag/bambule/
https://soundcloud.com/touchedraw

KOVERT
http://www.criticalnoise.net/
https://soundcloud.com/kovert

PROLE SECTOR
https://praxisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/prole-sector-n1-praxis-52

DAN HEKATE
https://soundcloud.com/dan-hekate-1

FIRE AT WORK
https://soundcloud.com/fire-at-work

LYNX & CHRISTOPH FRINGELI
https://soundcloud.com/praxisrecords
https://www.mixcloud.com/NOISEANGRIFF/lynx-noiseangriff-53-2714/

ZOMBIEFLESHEATER
https://www.mixcloud.com/Zombieflesheater/
https://soundcloud.com/zombieflesheater

VISUALS:
SANSCULOTTE
https://vimeo.com/sansculotte

GUINEA PIGS

http://datacide.c8.com/
http://praxis-records.net/

NO RACISM – NO SEXISM – NO NATIONALISM

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Darkmatter Soundsystem’s 14th Anniversary w/Electric Kettle in L.A. 27-06-2015

SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015

Darkmatter Soundsystem’s

14 Year Anniversary

Extreme Electronics and Splintered Beats

Electric Kettle
(Peace Off, Praxis – Berlin, Germany)

Xanopticon
(Hymen, Zhark)

AND DM RESIDENTS

Baseck
Diskore b2b Dynasty
Fiend vS WMX
Minion
Monotek
Nemeton + Shrill
Pink Abduction Ray
Wet Mango

21+ / 9:30 PM – ???

$15 Before 10:30 PM / $20 After

Presales Here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/darkmatter-soundsystem-14-year-anniversary-627-tickets-17296649745

Downtown Los Angeles

Info/Directions: (323) 769-5844

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Praxis & Concrete Cosmos present Aural Extremisms @ K9 Berlin 19-06-2015

19-06-2015 – Praxis and Concrete Cosmos present Aural Extremisms at K9, Kinzigstr. 9, 10247 Berlin.

Talks and Screenings from 8pm: Introduction by Christoph Fringeli on current Datacide Projects and 23 years of Praxis.

Screening of “Nothing Essential Happens in the Abscence of Noise” Praxis Records documentary by Silvia Biagioni (screening starts 9pm).

DJ Controlled Weirdness: “Journeys in the Naked City – A Psychogeography of Dancing in the 1980s and early 90s” (talk) & discussion.

From 11pm: Live & DJ sets by DJ Controlled Weirdness, Nemeton, Darkam, D!NAM!K, Destrooy aka Dubdub, Ari Nev, Aekre. Visuals by Sansculotte.

Facebook event HERE

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