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EPISODE #6 Solange Bunte Balken Durchlaufen


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Footnote 01:43
crosswalk 01:41
Futur Zwei 02:13
Irrimich 04:55


EPISODE 6 *** Tracklist & Credits

01 Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu

Klaus Erika Dietl (telescope tube bassoon), Karl Hagen (accordion), Martin Krejci aka Institut für Leistungsabfall und Kontemplation (electronic beats, noise), Stephanie Müller aka Rag Treasure (field recordings, production), Bernadette Stadler (lyrics, ukulele, vocals), White Hot Pants (RERO * @rerotozubu, RINA * @little_shaman: casio keyboard, computer based compositions, lyrics, production, vocals)

02 Footnote

Thomas Glatz (production, field recordings), Sebastian Giussani aka Gustavo Moi (noise), Helena Hartmann (slow voice), Stephanie Müller aka Rag Treasure (lyrics, vocals), Mimosa Pale (sounds), Patrick Schimanski (ambient sound composition), Lina Zylla (lyrics, vocals), Fabian Zweck (electronic beats)

03 Fat Submarine

Ruslan Boyarin (production, sounds), Notum (sounds)

04 Un sentiment d'intangible

Ruslan Boyarin (field recordings), Klaus Erika Dietl (bass synthesizer, field recordings), Armelle Marcadé (vocals), Laura Melis Theis (voice performance), Stephanie Müller aka Rag Treasure (field recordings, production, voice performance), Carla Zuccon (voice performance), Fabian Zweck (field recordings)

The collaboration is based on Armelle Marcadè's free interpretation of „Shnirele Perele“. „Shnirele Perele“ is a song with Yiddish lyrics. In 1901 it appeared for the first time in the anthology „Evreiskiia narodnyia piesni v Rossii“ edited by Saul Ginsburg und Petr Marek in Saint Petersburg.

Armelle Marcadè used to have a recording of „Shnirele Perele“ on a cassette when she was in high school. Armelle is based in Bordeaux, France. There she is part of the band „Chocolat Billy“. On their album „attraper n'anoun“ Armelle's original interpretation „collier de perles“ can be found.

05 crosswalk

Dominic Caudr (sounds), Klaus Erika Dietl (sounds), Sarah Ines (beat poetry, vocals, sounds, sound design, production), Notum (sounds)

06 Nicht zum Aushalten

Dominic Caudr (electronic beats), Klaus Erika Dietl (bass synthesizer), Thomas Glatz (PDF-read-aloud text, production), Mimosa Pale (singing saw), The Hercules And Leo Case (Maria Berauer, Karo Knote, Kat Petroschkat: voice based composition), Sigi Wiedemann (saxophone)


a fragment of Lina Zylla's and Simon Kummer's impro session
recorded during the exhibition of Lina Zylla in May 2020
„...your, my, ours, hers, his filtered past...“, Beapart, Live Streaming and Performance, Café Kosmos, Munich

Simon Kummer * drums, mix, master | www.kummer.productions
Lina Zylla * vocals, voice loops | www.linazylla.com

08 Futur Zwei

Ruslan Boyarin (field recordings), Klaus Erika Dietl (sounds), Joi Garbe (violin), Thomas Glatz (production, field recordings, guitar), Fredi Grosser (lyrics vocals, composition), Helena Hartmann (slow down voice), Inga Ramona Hansen aka INGA (sounds), Jo (field recordings), Andrea Lesjak (slow down glass sounds)

09 Eating Snowflakes With Plastic Forks

A Duet Of Amplified Sewing Machines (Stephanie Müller aka Rag Treasure, Lisa Simpson aka Agente Costura: lyrics, mix, musical handbags, prepared sewing machine,talking hats, vocals), Ruslan Boyarin (production), Klaus Erika Dietl (bass synthie), Bernadette Stadler (text, ukulele, vocals)

10 Die Kunst, hinter die Menschen und die Dinge zu leuchten

Klaus Erika Dietl (field recordings), Joi Garbe (violin), Thomas Glatz (field recordings on a market in Jordan, production), Sarah Ines (percussion), Jo (field recordings), Andrea Lesjak (slow down glass recordings), Gemma Meulendijks (vocals, composition), Anas Nahleh (field recordings), Kat Petroschkat (electronic beats. KI voice, text)

11 E poi non sapevo più dove guardare

Klaus Erika Dietl (bottle bell, chimes, amplified nut shells, lithophone), Sebastian Giussani aka Gustavo Moi (noise), Phoebe Lesch (electronic beats and composition), Stephanie Müller aka Rag Treasure (lyrics, production, vocals)

12 Irrimich

Bleedingblackwood aka Timo C Engel (vocals, organ pipes, production), Jo (sounds, sound shaping, production)

Alligator Gozaimsu (pronunciation: Alligator Goh-sai-mahs) refers to the Japanese expression Arigato Gozaimasu (English: Thank You Very Much), just with a bity „Alligator“-spice on top



ALLIGATOR GOZAIMASU is made of many heads, voices and noises. The sound collective with about 60 members, spread all over the world, is back on the map with their upcoming release: Solange bunte Balken durchlaufen (engl.: As Long As Render Bars Go Colourful). The album title refers to the process of rendering in audio or video editing programmes.
The centerpiece of the XXL band is the experimental pop group beißpony (ChicksOnSpeed Records). In the midst of the lockdown beißpony's (ChicksOnSpeed Records) percussionist and songwriter Stephanie Müller reactivated a music collaboration that had already started in 2014. In spring 2020, step by step, more artists and sound lovers joined in.

During the process of sharing sonic fragments, voices and noises online, the collective decided to try an album in episodes: an album that is open for all the different circumstances and needs of such a large band, an album that celebrates mood swings and listens closely to the different tempi in these days.

The artists

... come from Berlin, Bremerhaven, Horb am Neckar, Munich, Salzburg, Vienna and Zurich, from Phoenix (Arizona, USA), Dakar (Senegal), Istanbul (Turkey), Ivano Frankivsk (Ukraine), Oxford
(UK), Banjul (Gambia), Rome (Italy), Sevilla (Spain), Turku (Finnland) and Tokyo (Japan).

The album * Solange Bunte Balken Durchlaufen * As Long As Render Bars Go Colourful

Something vague is raising its voice inbetween the lines. The sixth episode consists of 12 songs. They swing along with all the ups and downs of the these days. The episode celebrates the beauty of delay. Digital interferences and latencies are not edited. Instead they become a mutual part of the collaborative compositions.

Cover Artwork

by Helena Hartmann (Ahaus, Germany)

The release

Starting in July 2020 sound lovers are heartily invited to enter ALLIGATOR GOZAIMASU's sonic cosmos and to join the journey till December 2020 - and even longer. Each month a new release will be shared via bandcamp. All contributions will be donated. This time to Sea Watch e.V..

Enjoy listening *


released December 31, 2020

ALLIGATOR GOZAIMASU – a band of many voices

Şevket Akıncı, Hannah Aram, Dr. Bewald, Bleedingblackwood aka Timo C Engel, Ruslan Boyarin, Marie Brandis, Tom + Milo Brandis, Dominic Caudr, Leila Chang, Agente Costura, Cup & Saucers (Miyuki Mori, Mari Watanabe), Klaus Erika Dietl, Colin Djukic, DOCTORELLA (Kerstin Grether, Sandra Grether), Daniel Door, gamut inc (Marion Wörle), Joi Garbe aka Struppig Tanzen, Sebastian Giussani aka Gustavo Moi, Thomas Glatz, Fredi Grosser, Karl Hagen, Inga Ramona Hansen aka INGA, Helena Hartmann, Kornelia Hartmann, Tizia Hartmann, Nicolai Herrmann, Robert Hofmann, Lara Holy, Sezgin Inceel, Sarah Ines, Institut für Leistungsabfall und Kontemplation (Martin Krejci), Barros Jallow, Dorothee Jakubowski, Jo, Alexander Kaiser, Elisabeth Anna Maria Kaiser, Anton Kaun aka rumpeln, Simon Kummer, Lachpillenonkel, Phoebe Lesch, Andrea Lesjak, Caspar Lesjak, Armelle Marcadé, Verena Marisa, Corinna Mattne r aka Romy Hood, Lilo Mattner, Djibril Mbow, Gemma Meulendijks aka M I A, Miboujin (Mei Ann, Yuko Fukasawa 深澤優子, Izumi Hirakawa 平川いずみ), Stephanie Müller aka Rag Treasure, Anas Nahleh, Nick Neubert, Notum, Nunofyrbeeswax (Angela Muñoz, Davide Maione), Masako Ohta, Mimosa Pale, Rauna Pale, Cetty Perdichizzi, Andreas Purkhart, Nihal Saruhanli, Patrick Schimanski, Diet Rahlfs, Bernadette Stadler, Emil Stadler, Aoi Swimming, Shimettainu, Miu Terada aka OTACO, Billie Thomason, The Hercules And Leo Case (Maria Berauer, Katrin Petroschkat, Karolin Knote), Laura Melis Theis, Ria Uhlig, White Hot Pants (RERO * @rerotozubu, RINA * @little_shaman), Sigi Wiedemann, Pelin Arbel Yüksel, Carla Zuccon, Paula Zuccon, Fabian Zweck, Lina Zylla

… to be edited – to be continued …




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