Some of Iris Garrelfs‘ work is available in recorded versions. Some items can be purchased directly via this page, some are free downloads. See below for more.
A little while ago I was invited by Mexican composer Israel Martínez to contribute to his brilliant project In Memoriam alongside other artists such Francisco López, Murcof, Janek Schaefer, Philippe Petit, Simon Whetham and many more interesting folk. The piece is based on Israel’s experience strolling throughout the eccentric cemetery Jardines del Humaya in Culiacan (Mexico), capturing shocking messages that relatives and friends leave to their dead printed on canvas. You can now download this for free via http://www.suplex.mx.
reworked version of Simon Whetham’s Lightyears‘ project called Alien Nebula Rider is on Simon Whetham And Friends – Meditations on Light featuring: Simon Whetham, Fourm, Richard Lainhart, Philippe Petit, mise_en_scene, Maile Colbert, Scanner, Christopher McFall, David Wells, Iris Garrelfs, Yann Novak, Lawrence English & John Kannenberg. It’s rather interesting to hear one track mutate through the ears of such varied artists!
My track “K” can be found on the compilation “Playing with Words” which accompanies the book of the same name, both edited by Cathy Lane. It’s released on Gruenrekorderand also features tracks by Jaap Blonk, Jörg Piringer, Trevor Wishart and plenty more. See www.gruenrekorder.de
Hotel Mexicana is a stereo composition made from hotel-room voice practice sessions during a Mexico tour in 2006, documenting the changing moods of that journey: Marinetti meets Tavener I’say… So, imagine me sitting on a bed, laptop on the night table with my trusted cheap head mic plugged straight into it and you won’t be too [...]
Active Crossover, limited edition release of a live performance collaboration with Douglas Benford recorded at the Arnolfini, Bristol, as part of Simon Whetham’s Active Crossover Installation. March 2010. Find out more about the project here
Live at Interplay 2007, live extract from Interplay tour in 2007 with Douglas Benford, on Explorations in Sound, Vol 3: Music of Sound, Furthernoise. June 08. Click here for more.
My piece Springtide, a 5.1 mix for Semiconductor‘s award winning Brilliant Noise is now out on Fatcat. I don’t often have the chance to record in multiple channels, and hence working on the piece has been particularly enjoyable. The DVD is out in Europe on February 26th 2007 and in the USA/Japan on April 4th 2007. World in Flux contains 13 films and 11 Brilliant Noise alternate soundtracks from guest artists, such as myself, Robert Hampson and more. Click the image for more.