brunk – le néant (1998 demo)

brunk – le néant (1998 demo)

A while ago I started to upload some of my older recordings and demos on bandcamp. For instance: the very first brunk demo I recorded in 1998 (yeps, it’s THAT old): ‘le néant‘! From the very beginning with ‘brunk’ I wanted to do everything in a ‘DIY’ manner, and refused to be pinned down to […]

Nice review of brunk – ‘mudskipper’

Posted on May 20, 2013 in Blog, brunk, Reviews
Nice review of brunk – ‘mudskipper’

Cool review of brunk – mudskipper in Vital Weekly 880: In Vital Weekly 877 Bert Vanden Berghe first popped up, and called himself Invertrebrata. Now he sends me a release under the guise of Brunk. An older release if you will, as this was already available in 2009 on bandcamp and CDR and now is […]

brunk + Hal McGee: the cassettes!

Posted on May 20, 2013 in Blog, brunk, Collaborations, Digital releases, Releases
brunk + Hal McGee: the cassettes!

(click to open bigger images) Cassette version of the brunk & Hal McGee microcassette duo collaboration: One sneaky linguistic secret. A 61 minute cassette release (also available digitally and temporary on CD-R) of free improvisations, weird sounds, dadaïsm, noises, speech, acoustic and electric guitars, field recordings, voice, toys, Casio VL-Tone, Monotrons, ukulele. One microcassette recorded […]

brunk & Hal McGee microcassette duo collaboration

brunk & Hal McGee microcassette duo collaboration

This is a really cool one! Hal McGee is an experimental audio artist and homemade music pioneer from Gainesville, Florida, active since 1981. He is widely considered as one of the most important and seminal members of an early homemade cassettes musical movement in USA. Together with Debbie Jaffe, McGee operated legendary Cause And Effect […]

winter ep + mudskipper now on iTunes, eMusic, Amazon & Spotify

Posted on Mar 26, 2013 in Blog, brunk, Releases
winter ep + mudskipper now on iTunes, eMusic, Amazon & Spotify

Thanks to Marco of wmdigitalservices.nl, winter ep and mudskipper are now also available for purchasing on iTunes, eMusic, Amazon and Spotify! Enjoy!

48 Cameras – “Right North”, she said…

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 in brunk, Collaborations, Releases, Remix, Uncategorized
48 Cameras – “Right North”, she said…

Recently I had the pleasure to correspond a few times with Jean Marie Mathoul, one of the founding members of 48 Cameras – a musical collective & online collaborative project of several musicians. The correspondence started out of a mutual interest and respect for each others work, and though we never met each other in […]

Something I Love, part 3: Pieter Van Eenoge

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 in Blog, brunk, Soundtrack, Video
Something I Love, part 3: Pieter Van Eenoge

I apologize for this very, very late update, but it still is a very cool one: Episode 3 of the ‘Something I Love’ series by Joachim Vansteelant – this time about illustrator Pieter Van Eenoge. With 2 brunk tracks in the soundtrack: a track from ‘mudskipper‘ and the first track of ‘sept 2003‘. Really nice […]

Something I Love, part 2: Jeroen Peters

Posted on May 20, 2012 in Blog, brunk, Digital releases, Video
Something I Love, part 2: Jeroen Peters

Beautiful second episode in this ‘Something I love’ series by Joachim Vansteelant, once more with a brunk song in the soundtrack. This episode is a portrait of Jeroen Peters. The brunk track used is ‘Laika’s view‘ from ‘winter ep‘, which can be downloaded for free over here: http://brunk.bandcamp.com/album/winter-ep-2 More info and alternative download options for […]

Something I Love – Christophe Annys (video by Joachim Vansteelant)

Posted on Mar 19, 2012 in brunk, Video
Something I Love – Christophe Annys (video by Joachim Vansteelant)

This is a stunning video by Joachim Vansteelant, a short documentary film dedicated to belgian sculptor Christophe Annys. Soundtrack music by brunk. The two tracks used are ‘plankton‘ and ‘rustig liedje‘ both from the album mudskipper, which can be streamed and downloaded here: http://brunk.bandcamp.com/album/mudskipper Joachim Vansteelant on Vimeo. Something I Love is a series about boundless enthusiasm.  […]

brunk + Herd Mentality – Bō

Posted on Nov 20, 2011 in Blog, brunk, CD-R, Releases
brunk + Herd Mentality – Bō

‘Bō‘ is the second in a series of interpretations of The Book Of Changes. It is a split release of brunk and Herd Mentality (Nikos Fokas, Nikos Papanayiotou, Alan Trench & Stephen Robinson). It’s released by Cryptanthus Art as a limited edition CD-r with hand painted artwork by Ruben De Somer. Track listing on the […]

brunk in Big Dance Theater choregraphy

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 in Blog, brunk, Choreography, Dance, Video, WM Recordings
brunk in Big Dance Theater choregraphy

New York dance company Big Dance Theater uses music from brunk in their latest choreography, ‘Supernatural Wife‘. (Upcoming Performances: Nov 17-19 2011, Walker Art Center & Nov 29-Dec 3 2011, BAM Harvey Theater) Big Dance Theater- Supernatural Wife Trailer 2011 from Joshua Higgason on Vimeo. This is the direct link to the video on vimeo: […]

Beeld muziek woord festival – Gent – 22-10-2011

Posted on Oct 1, 2011 in Blog, brunk, Live
Beeld muziek woord festival – Gent – 22-10-2011

Op 22 oktober 2011 ging in Gent een fijn festival door, het Beeld Muziek Woord festival, georganiseerd door & met o.a. Helen White, Ruben De Somer, Joris Van Looveren, Lut De porre, Anouk Vermeire, John Gelaude, Tineke cartreul Patrick Baele, Denis Vercruysse, Jeroen Meuleman (Anton voloshkin) en Sofie Verdoodt. Locatie: Vlevy Destelbergenstraat 64 Sint-Amandsberg (Gent). Zoals de […]

The beginning of an epilogue (video)

Posted on Oct 1, 2011 in Blog, brunk, Video
The beginning of an epilogue (video)

Beautiful short video showing the life in Pushkar (one of the oldest cities in India) by Stefano Nicoli, with some music by brunk in the soundtrack (from 2:00 to ± 3:50): The beginning of an epilogue from Stefano Nicoli on Vimeo. links: The Vimeo page of Stefano Nicoli: www.vimeo.com/stefanonicoli And his website: www.stefanonicoli.com   The track you […]

OtherShore dance company: ‘The Goats’ featuring brunk

Posted on Mar 22, 2011 in Blog, brunk, Choreography, Dance, Video
OtherShore dance company: ‘The Goats’ featuring brunk

OtherShore is a young & dynamic artist-driven dance company in New York, co-founded and directed by dancers Sonja Kostich and Brandi Norton. Unlike many modern dance companies that are led by one choreographer and perform works created only by that individual, OtherShore commissions new works with a variety of choreographers from vastly different backgrounds. In […]

brunk – a simple guide: out now on WM Recordings

brunk – a simple guide: out now on WM Recordings

brunk – a simple guide A mishmash of (anno 2000-2005) old stuff, quiet songs, homerecorded weirdo pop instrumentals, noisy stuff, little redundant DIY experiments, nonsense, kitch, guitars, samples, electronica etc.: leftovers galore… available now on WM Recodings! Tracklist:   Other download options: download complete album from archive.org download cover art (front) download cover art (front, […]