Release date: 07.11.2019


a sonic absurdity around DT, and his friends, in 12 parts


1. Air Force ONE
2. TWO Coups
3. THREE Screens
4. FOUR Walls
5. FIVE Ideas For The Next Napalm-Opera
6. SIXTH Sense
7. SEVEN Ties In Tar
8. EIGHT Years In Office
9. NINE Heel Spurs
10. TEN Commandments
11. The Commander’s ELEVENTH Commandment: Cable Beauty
12. Five To TWELVE


based on the 12-cycle poem Innermost Outlandish Ego by frank ruf

arnd klotz - reaktor synthesis
thomas häring - electric battery
feat.
frank ruf - lyrics & voice
daniel domig - second voice on Egos 3, 7, 11
aidan hunter - second voice on Ego 5

all tracks arranged from live session recordings 2018/19

guest voices (in order of appearance):
Rudolph Giuliani, Richard Nixon, Donald Trump, George W Bush, (Albert Schweitzer), Andrzej Duda, Vladimir Putin, John Bolton, Mateusz Morawiecki, Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro, Theresa May, Kim Jong Un, (an unknown preacher), Mohandas K. Gandhi, Bhimrao Ambedkar

an annotated lyric sheet is available at www.affaire-difficile.com/ego

try headphones


Full Downloads

zen198.zip (complete album with artwork, booklet, track list + annotated lyric sheet)

(note: since all the 12 parts are meant to constitute one unified piece, the album zip contains a single-file continuous mix, along with a track list)




Copyright (c) 2019 by affaire difficile
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Cover artwork by AnnCath Herrmann




affaire difficile  


affaire difficile is the musical collaboration of

arnd klotz - reaktor synthesis

thomas häring - electric battery

it is located in tübingen, germany.



we strongly believe in the magic of the moment,
and so our music is based on improvisational live session recordings
which are later cut down and arranged
into a mosaic of musical scenes.

contact
arnd@affaire-difficile.com

www.affaire-difficile.com


Releases by affaire difficile on Zenapolæ


Release date: 07.11.2019


a sonic absurdity around DT, and his friends, in 12 parts


1. Air Force ONE
2. TWO Coups
3. THREE Screens
4. FOUR Walls
5. FIVE Ideas For The Next Napalm-Opera
6. SIXTH Sense
7. SEVEN Ties In Tar
8. EIGHT Years In Office
9. NINE Heel Spurs
10. TEN Commandments
11. The Commander’s ELEVENTH Commandment: Cable Beauty
12. Five To TWELVE


based on the 12-cycle poem Innermost Outlandish Ego by frank ruf

arnd klotz - reaktor synthesis
thomas häring - electric battery
feat.
frank ruf - lyrics & voice
daniel domig - second voice on Egos 3, 7, 11
aidan hunter - second voice on Ego 5

all tracks arranged from live session recordings 2018/19

guest voices (in order of appearance):
Rudolph Giuliani, Richard Nixon, Donald Trump, George W Bush, (Albert Schweitzer), Andrzej Duda, Vladimir Putin, John Bolton, Mateusz Morawiecki, Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro, Theresa May, Kim Jong Un, (an unknown preacher), Mohandas K. Gandhi, Bhimrao Ambedkar

an annotated lyric sheet is available at www.affaire-difficile.com/ego

try headphones


Full Downloads

zen198.zip (complete album with artwork, booklet, track list + annotated lyric sheet)

(note: since all the 12 parts are meant to constitute one unified piece, the album zip contains a single-file continuous mix, along with a track list)




Copyright (c) 2019 by affaire difficile
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Cover artwork by AnnCath Herrmann




Release date: 26.06.2018


a scenic journey from leisurely pastures into more difficult terrain


slice 1
1. scene 31: heart of stone
2. intermezzo 14
3. scene 32: springfield
4. scene 33: easy easy
5. scene 34: indira sunshine

slice 2
6. scene 35: die garnelen
7. scene 36: requiem 4V
8. scene 37: ax bows
9. scene 38: hi M

slice 3
10. intermezzo 15
11. scene 39: to the seas
12. intermezzo 16
13. scene 40: hillbillies in the white house
14. scene 41: quite nite
15. scene 42: woven
16. scene 43: tutti K

slice 4
17. scene 44: terje
18. intermezzi 17 + 18
19. scene 45: boost 11

all tracks arranged from live session recordings 2016 - 18

“die garnelen” is based on the poem of the same title by Frank Ruf,
who, again, also gave his voice

this album is dedicated to Mrs. Vera Lang (1959 - 2016)


Full Downloads

zen174.zip (complete album with artwork, booklet + tracklist)


(note: since all the 19 parts are meant to constitute one unified piece, the album zip contains a single-file continuous mix, with a track list)




Copyright (c) 2018 by affaire difficile
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Cover artworks by AnnCath Herrmann




Release date: 08.09.2016


an organic collage of unsearchable sensations


slice 1
1. scene 19: Brooks wasteland
2. intermezzo 8
3. scene 20: sirens
4. scene 21: dark organisms
5. intermezzo 9

slice 2
6. scene 22: Umtata
7. intermezzo 10
8. scene 23: pan ruski

slice 3
9. intermezzo 11
10. scene 24: hartbeat
11. intermezzo 12
12. scene 25: arab happy
13. scene 26: quando

slice 4
14. intermezzo 13
15. scene 27: filterline
16. scene 28: power

slice 5
17. scene 29: quest
18. scene 30: finale


all tracks arranged from improvisational live sessions recorded during 2015/16


Full Downloads

zen143.zip (complete album with artwork)



(note: since all the 18 parts are meant to constitute one unified piece, the album zip contains a single-file continuous mix, with a track list)



Copyright (c) 2016 by affaire difficile.
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License




Release date: 10.01.2016


18 arcane musical scenes, with intermezzi


01. scene 1: silk stream
02. intermezzo 1
03. scene 2: fifth attack
04. intermezzo 2
05. scene 3: relax
06. scene 4: organic talk
07. scene 5: bright battery
08. scene 6: organ shortage
09. scene 7: Gezi, for short
10. intermezzo 3
11. scene 8: from behind
12. scene 9: bassonar
13. intermezzo 4
14. scene 10: doom
15. intermezzo 5
16. scene 11: moog drops
17. scene 12: soccer kids
18. scene 13: spheroid
19. intermezzo 6
20. scene 14: Brooks
21. scene 15: distant pad
22. intermezzo 7
23. scene 16: subtlety
24. scene 17: alarming machine
25. scene 18: say goodbye


all tracks have been arranged from improvisational live sessions recorded during 2015

"Gezi, for short" is based on the poem "Gravitation Gezi" by Frank Ruf,
who also gave his voice


Full Downloads

zen129.zip (complete album with artwork)


(note: since all the 25 parts are meant to constitute one unified piece, the album zip contains a single-file continuous mix)


Copyright (c) 2015 by affaire difficile.
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Cover photography by Maria Hampe.




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