TAGS 'CHRISTOPHER WILLITS'

  • TAYLOR DEUPREE: TIME OUT NEW YORK (2002)

    INTERVIEWS

    "While Taylor Deupree's new CD, Stil., represents the strongest, starkest expression of his minimalist aesthetic, his musical identity wasn't always so clearly defined. Back in 1996, he was actually feeling somewhat lost."
  • CHRISTOPHER WILLITS

    ARTISTS

    "Christopher Willits’ is a San Francisco-based multimedia art, electronic music and guitar pioneer. Using his self-designed software to “paint with his guitar” (Pitchfork), Willits creates “mesmerizing, intricate electronic soundscapes” (Nowness) and lush audiovisual performances of weaving patterns, texture, and harmony. A guitarist, composer, producer, photographer, visual artist, and system designer,…"
  • 12K ON HEADPHONE COMMUTE’S 2009 TOP 10

    NEWS

    "Music For Sonic Installations In The Cavern Of Your Skull Alva Noto – Xerrox Vol.2 (Raster-Noton) Atom™ – Liedgut (Raster-Noton) Christopher Willits – Live On Earth – Vol. 1 (self) Giuseppe Ielasi – Aix (12k) Robert Henke – Indigo_Transform (Imbalance Computer Music) SnD – Atavism (Raster-Noton) Taylor Deupree – Live1:Mapping…"
  • FOLDING, AND THE TEA

    RELEASES

    "“The division of the continuous must not be taken as of sand dividing into grains, but as that of a sheet of paper or of a tunic in folds, in such a way that an infinite number of folds can be produced, some smaller than others, but without the body…"
  • LIVE IN JAPAN, 2004

    RELEASES

    "Taylor Deupree + Christopher Willits Live In Japan, 2004 is the first release in 12k’s new Limited Series. Issued in a numbered edition of 500 cds, Live In Japan, 2004
  • OCEAN FIRE

    RELEASES

    "Christopher Willits and Ryuichi Sakamoto’s new release, Ocean Fire, is a sublime soundtrack for the ocean. It is an intense and stirring wash of cascading tones and textured harmony. Willits + Sakamoto surprise with rare form in this collaboration, creating a sound world unlike anything they have produced previously. Each…"
  • INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURE #8

    RELEASES

    "This is a digital-only reissue of the Invisible Architecture #8 CD originally released in 2002 by Sub Rosa Records (BE). This music grew out of a late November 2002 performance and studio improvisation in NYC. Deupree's Stil. and Willits' Folding, And The Tea had just been released on 12k, and…"
  • CHRISTOPHER WILLITS: TOKAFI (2008)

    INTERVIEWS

    "Right now, Christopher Willits is a happy man: The sun is shining, he is working on new music and 12k have just published "Ocean Fire", his musical meeting with Japanse legend Ryuichi Sakamoto, an album which he calls "another dream that has become very tangible"."
  • 12K1046-HIS VOICE

    REVIEWS

    "Legendární japonská postava Ryuichi Sakamoto se v poslední době věnuje především boji za ochranu životního prostředí a hudebním spolupracím s muzikanty z nezávislé scény"
  • WILLITS, ENGLISH, DEUPREE: LIVE IN BROOKLYN SEPT 16

    NEWS

    "BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 16 2010 Christopher Willits Lawrence English Taylor Deupree @ Zebulon - 9pm 258 Wythe Ave. Brooklyn, NY. 11211"
  • “OCEAN FIRE” ON SALE THROUGH NOVEMBER

    NEWS

    "In celebration of the completion of his successful US Tour for “Playing The Piano”, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s CD with Christopher Willits, Ocean Fire, is on sale for half price throughout the month of november."
  • 12K JAPAN TOUR 2012

    NEWS

    "12k artists are hitting Japan from October 6-13. Consisting of a van trip to Kyoto and Matsumoto and ending with a 2-day festival and a collaborative performance night in Tokyo. Read on for the schedule and list of artists."
  • E•A•D•G•B•E

    RELEASES

    "In July 2003 12k released E•A•D•G•B•E a CD that brought together artists who used the guitar as their main sound source in the then burgeoning "microsound" music scene. For 12k it was a bold move. As a label previously known for pure, synthetic tones, shying away anything that sounded like…"
  • E•A•D•G•B•E AVAILABLE DIGITALLY

    NEWS

    "Originally released in 2003, this album featuring Fonica, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Sébastien Roux and Christopher Willits is finally available as a download from the 12k shop."