Ame Zek – musician, artist and composer
Ame Zek is an electroacoustic musician, guitar player and composer interested in experimental, electronic, contemporary, improvised, spatial, acoustic, noise, hybrid and composed music. Instruments, sound sources and tools he uses in his work vary from different types of prepared guitars, acoustic percussions, self made objects, contact microphones, toys to analog modular synthesizer, amplified feedback speakers, magnetic field microphones or digital midi machines.
His main interest and occupation are sounds and their unique organic characteristics. Projecting various kinds of relations and modulations within one single sound in space or composing the movements and relations of the interactions in the group of sounds trough space is part of his interest. His present time space working format is Electroacoustic Quadrophonia.
Continuous use and exposure of micro tonalities and micro noises or overtones ranges of the sonic material, it’s harmonic and inharmonic partials relations, dissonances and feedback resonances can be seen as path to Ame Zek’s present sound esthetic. Being on the way of new approaching and developing of his own way of music making he lives and works in Berlin.
RELEASES / COLLABORATIONS:
→ Contribution in collaboration with Jeremy Woodruff on Trump protest – link
album compilation from Notes From Sub-Underground that features contributions from Matana Roberts, Michael Pisaro, Bob Bellerue, Lea Bertucci, String Noise, Mallory Catlett/Black-Eyed Susan, Bill Dietz, Dither Guitar Quartet, Shayna Dunkelman, Jim Findlay, Richard Foreman, Nick Hallett, Brian Harnetty, James Ilgenfritz, Bonnie Jones, Catherine Lamb, Zach Layton, Paula Matthusen, Phill Niblock, Object Collection and more.
2015 Releasing of the Tape album ‘Streams’
on Cloudchamber recordings
2014 Releasing Of the EP album “Rostfrei”
(Limited version of 300 vinyl records.)
2012 Participation & collaboration
with sax player and composer André Vida”s album Brud – Volume 1-3
AmeZek & André Vida with Brudika @ LastFM
AmeZek @ vidatone
with Marco Kuhn (www.hi-pi.de) | Audio visual project.
FEED Live Performance
EVOLVING 090612 @ FEED
Participation on group music performance “48 Stunden Neukölln”
2010 First collaboration
with Marco Kuhn (www.hi-pi.de) & his visual approaching image Installation
With Maxime Bobo – sax player and composer under project name Bobo / Ame Zek
with Guido Henneboehl under project name DShK releasing an album.
DShK @ myspace
1.Festival für gegenwartige Musik und Grafik
1.contemporary music and graphic festival FGMuG
Performing with Guido Henneboehl as DShK
FGMuG @ wendel
2007 Sound Design
Sound design for Machine – Native Instruments
2006-2009 Improvise music phase – “Wendel time”
Weekly playing public jams as a part of the jamming circle of musicians participating Andre Vida’s Tuesday’s nights.In that time playing solo afternoons and evening concerts (not rare 3 times a week ) together with Andre Vida, Guido Henneboehl, Brendan Dougherty, Kieth o’Brien, Roy Carroll, Kevin Blechdom, Antonis Anissegos, Maxime Bobo, Yorgos Dimitriadis, Mathis Mayr, Johnny Chang, Clayton Thomas, Mads Lindgren, Jamie Lidell, Bill Youngman and many others.
2006 Releasing solo album CD (limited version of the 100 CD)
under the project name Step – Das woran sich niemand erinnern kann / “That about no one can remember”
in colaboration with Anisa Novakovic (fashion designer) & Robert Novakovic
(painter, graphic designer). Mastering done by Sinisa Jagarinec.
with graphic designer, graffiti exibition curator and organizer, photographer & composer Martin Reimann on
his music composition done by numbers ZK3 @ nstp.de