De Norm 5

Posted on Aug 10, 2010 in Blog, brunk, Free downloads, Podcasts
De Norm 5

‘De Norm‘ is an adventurous podcast series by Alex Pijpker. This is what ‘De Norm’ is about, in his own words:  “I’ve always had a weak spot for artists who tried doing something different, like making music that was more art than entertainment, or entertaining as a piece of art. Inspired by ‘Listen to the […]

Nice introduction to brunk

Nice introduction to brunk

Nice introduction to brunk (with focus on ‘insert coins to continue‘) on www.makeahistory.com : brunk: ‘6 albums’ “brunk, your finest source for sonic weirdness and musical mindgames since 1998. Welcome home, citizens of brunkville! Free the camp. Mind the dead ends and empty roundabouts.”  Bert Vanden Berghe (BVB) is a 31-year-old Belgian (Flemish) musician from Ghent […]

New brunk track on DIYM netlabel compilation 3

New brunk track on DIYM netlabel compilation 3

diym netlabel just released its third compilation, and it’s another great one! It features no less then 30 (!) tracks: more then two hours of great music in all kinds of different styles, a surprising and eclectic listening experience created by people from all over the globe… [ Here ] you can listen to all tracks. I’ve got […]

Blind Brand X and Dixie X – Wreck of the Ol’ 78

Posted on Mar 31, 2010 in Blog, Free downloads
Blind Brand X and Dixie X – Wreck of the Ol’ 78

Ralph Johnston, a.k.a. Ragtime Ralph or Blind Brand X, is a Canadian musician who’s music will appeal to anyone who likes John Fahey’s style, American Primitive guitar and great tunes in general. He even once played as opener to a concert of the great Fahey himself, and Joe Bussard of Fonotone Records likes his music: […]

First DIY musicians netlabel compilation: One!

First DIY musicians netlabel compilation: One!

The first release of the brand new DIY Musicians netlabel is a fact! The netlabel is started by the people of the DIY Musicians group on Last.fm and features artists connected to that group. This first release (optimistically named ‘One’) is a compilation and features 27 different contributions from DIY artists living all over the […]

Vrij In De Ether!: a free Netlabel-download-compilation by Gonzo (Circus)

Posted on Nov 22, 2009 in Blog, brunk, Compilations, Downloads, Free downloads, Podcasts
Vrij In De Ether!: a free Netlabel-download-compilation by Gonzo (Circus)

Netwaves has been invited by Gonzo (Circus), the nr. 1 magazine of leftfield music/art/culture in Belgium/Netherlands to make an anthology of netlabel sweets. This is the result: 20 delikatessen from all over the world. You can read the full article here (Dutch): http://www.gonzocircus.com/2851 Playlist: 1 He Sings To Me – Anois 2 Soirée Libre – Bacalao 3 […]

Experimentalists Group Compilation Vol. I

Experimentalists Group Compilation Vol. I

brunk, Passive Cable Theory and invertebrata are all featured on the first Experimentalists Group compilation on last.fm: 1. brunk – zon in februari 2. Elektrolandmusik – automat#01 3. Chensio – 2 4. Chensio – Bright 5. Chensio – Last air 6. Passive Cable Theory – 111 7. Invertebrata – duidelijk thema 8. Agnostic Asylum – […]

Passive Cable Theory: 7 albums (free downloads)

Passive Cable Theory: 7 albums (free downloads)

During week 42 of 2009 I recorded one short improvised noise session every night (one for every day of the week), with exactly the same setup (same sound sources, FX and some prerecorded samples to be mangled). October 24, saturday, was the first Passive Cable Theory live performance ever, and it’s included here as album […]

Circles around the world – Audiotalaia Netlabel compilation [at025]

Circles around the world – Audiotalaia Netlabel compilation [at025]

CIRCLES AROUND THE WORLD various artists compilation Circles Around The World is a various artists compilation that can be seen as a celebration of the 25th release in Audiotalaia Netlabel. Over this two years of work we have been releasing works from artist all around the world. For this special occasion we want to deliver […]

Passive Cable Theory @ doe ne keer moeite NOISEFEST

Passive Cable Theory @ doe ne keer moeite NOISEFEST

Vlas Vegas Records and GELUIDSOVERLAST!!! present: DOE NE KEER MOEITE – NOISEFEST One day full of blieps and noise!!!! with: –Passive Cable Theory (B, ecstatic noise) -Störung (B, drone wall) -Goghal (B, harsh noise) -Heine (B, wtf) -HIV (B, harsh noise) -o.m.s. – n.m.a.! (B, manipulated electronics) -Pu:ppkakkbaggrlull (NL, high-pitched noise) -Gg:ull (NL, doom noise) […]

brunk track on Mind The Gap CD #80

Posted on Sep 1, 2009 in Blog, brunk, Compilations, Free downloads, Reviews
brunk track on Mind The Gap CD #80

The brunk track “Cellulos. Microsist.” was included as “track 13” on the ‘Mind The Gap’ CD (nr. 80) published by Gonzo (Circus) Magazine #93 (sept 2009). There’s also this little review/info (in dutch): ‘brunk’ (het alter ego van Vlaming Bert Vanden Berghe) bestaat al sinds 1998. In ruim tien jaar bracht hij een groot aantal, […]

winter ep track on Silent Flow netlabel compilation

Posted on Aug 6, 2009 in Blog, brunk, Compilations, Digital releases, Free downloads
winter ep track on Silent Flow netlabel compilation

‘Laika’s view’, a track from the latest brunk album (winter ep, released as a free download at Resting Bell ) is featured on a compilation by Silent Flow, a young netlabel from Chisinau, Moldova. Info, tracklisting and download links of this compilation (‘Bezdna Radio Essentials 005’) can be found [ here ]. Beautiful tracks, so […]

Passive Cable Theory: I’m So Impressed By Your Pop Culture Reference [bleak017]

Passive Cable Theory: I’m So Impressed By Your Pop Culture Reference [bleak017]

New free release at bleak.at:   “Passive Cable Theory is the project of belgian Bert Vanden Berghe, a very active musician, or rather sound/noise scientist, who does his own music as brunk, invertebrata and Passive Cable Theory. He is also involved in The Returns, Karen Eliot and a couple of other projects. PCT is very […]

Passive Cable Theory – Nonselective deposit feeder

Posted on Jun 21, 2009 in Blog, Free downloads, Passive Cable Theory
Passive Cable Theory – Nonselective deposit feeder

Now available as free download on AUREVOIRRR netlabel: Passive Cable Theory – Nonselective deposit feeder  (AURr 12) 26 minutes improvised noise, 1 track. “HEADACHE ? Bert Vanden Berghe’s solo project is not a new game for the NERD community. Nonselective deposit feeder will broke your brain all night long with LOUD & DEFECT repetitive attacks. YES, […]

Some nice winter ep reviews! :-)

Posted on May 4, 2009 in Blog, brunk, Digital releases, Downloads, Free downloads, Reviews
Some nice winter ep reviews! :-)

There is a very nice review of brunk – winter ep on the French Netlabels Revue blog: Si les 4 titres de cet ep ont été enregistrés en février 2008, on imagine très bien l’endroit où s’est passé l’enregistrement entouré de vastes entendues neigeuses tant la musique développée ici nous ramène invariablement à l’hiver. 4 titres […]