[artinfo] Soundtransit.nl presents sounds from Lebanon

derek holzer derek at x-i.net
Sun Jul 30 20:04:19 CEST 2006

Soundtransit.nl is proud to host Mazen Kerbaj's improvisation/field
recording "Starry Night (excerpt)", recorded on Mazen's Beruit balcony
during the first night of the Israeli assault on Lebanon.

"Starry Night (excerpt)":

"a minimalistic improvisation by:
mazen kerbaj / trumpet
the israeli air force / bombs

recorded by mazen kerbaj on the balcony of his flat in beirut,
on the night of 15th to 16th of july 2006."

Mazen Kerbaj was born in 1975 in Beirut and lived there since. His main
activities are comics, painting and music. After a lot of works for
different publishers and magazines, it is in March 2000 that he releases
some of his more personal works in his Journal 1999 (a dairy in comics
format). He self-published eight other books and many short stories since.

Mazen's blog currently contains writings, drawings and sounds created
under the threat of Israeli bombs in Lebanon:


Please share this material with anyone who might be interested in a
first-person account of what is happening right now in the Middle East.

best wishes,
Derek Holzer, Sara Kolster & Marc Boon

derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl
---Oblique Strategy # 107:
"Look at the order in which you do things"

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