JaJeWeDa: Pioneer Works Vol. 1
Jeb Bishop, Jaap Blonk, Weasel Walter & Damon Smith
"The sonic result of this alchemical gamble is a wide-open, unruly field of play where anything can and will happen. The New York City session and performance documented on these releases run the gamut from delicate chamber textures to Xenakis-meets-cracked-video-game burbling to all-out electronic meltdowns."
Maja Ratkje & Jaap Blonk
"This duo deals with improvised vocals – with or without electronic effects. Jaap Blonk is a Dutch performer who has performed sound poetry and free improvisation since the 80’s. They have released two album on Kontrans, one without and one with live electronics. More or less all sounds are derived from the voice/mouth region."
Monopiece + Jaap Blonk
Monopiece + Jaap Blonk
""If improvised music is about dialogue, then this is a great conversation; everybody talks, shuts up and responds and everybody leads as much as everybody waits." -Vital Weekly"
Tomomi Adachi & Jaap Blonk
"It is all very vibrant and energetic as the two move quickly between sounds, textures, moods, pitches and have near perfect control over their voices and electronics. All of that makes this is forty- one minutes of very fine voice poetry. - Vital Weekly, Netherlands"
Traces of Cookery / Kochspuren
"Traces of Cookery started with seven pairings of cooking ingredients, mostly of somewhat unusual nature, that were mixed together. Of these I took photos with a microscope, and chose one photo of everypair. The first image of every series in the book is such an original photo, with no processing done afterwards. Then, the next six images are variations of the first one, created with a mixture of digital and manual procedures."
Udo Schindler & Jaap Blonk
"As free improvisation, without any obvious signs of prior preparation or no-go areas, Hillside Talks makes fascinating listening and sheds light on the possibilities of the genre. - John Eyles, Squid's Ear"
Wassermann, Blonk & Vorfeld
Ute Wassermann, Jaap Blonk and Michael Vorfeld
"Blending two of the most unconventional voices on the planet--Ute Wasswerman and Jaap Blonk--with percussionist Michael Vorfeld, also on string instrument, light bulbs and electronic devices, Wasserman adding voice, whistles, kutu wapa, frog buzzer, and mirliton, and Blonk adding electronics; wonderfully eccentric while impressively informed and masterfully executed."