16 september – 8 october 2018 *** Here are the dates for the jose gonzalez & the string theory europe tour in 2018. There will be an live album release soon, which was recorded on the tour 2017. 16 september 2018 se stockholm – dramaten 17 september 2018 dk aarhus – musikhuset 18 september 2018
5 september – 9 september 2018 *** The most recent theater piece of analogtheater will be premiered at september 5th at studiobuehne koeln. A quite dystopian view of the only person, who survives a nuclear blast. It’s about live, hope, guiltiness and salvation. “Asche” was written by konstantin kuespert. more info: http://analogtheater.de/wir/die-psychonauten-asche/ http://studiobuehnekoeln.de/
7 july 2018 *** The composition “Was Ist Schon Für Ewig?” will be a part of martin tchiba’s piano recital “fringeplay”. It will be performed on July, 7th 2018 at “XXVI. randfestspiele für neue musik”. He invited several composers to write meditative miniatures, based on 34 note pitches with associated durations. The short pieces will
3 june 2018 – 4 july 2018 *** The theatre piece “Vor Solchen Wie Uns Haben Uns Die Eltern Immer Gewarnt” (tanja šljivar) directed by péter sanyó makes use of an auto-active music software, written by ben lauber. Premiered on june 3rd at schauspiel stuttgart. more info: www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/spielplan/vor-solchen-wie-uns/
may 2018 *** ben lauber was involved as a drummer and music editor in ralf schmerberg’s upcoming movie “Indarella”. more info: ralfschmerberg.de
7 march – 11 march 2018 *** The theater piece “Nur Utopien Sind Noch Realistisch!” of analogtheater will be performed a second time. Five days in a row from 7th till 11th of march at studiobuehne in cologne. Update: all shows are sold out. More info: analogtheater.de/wir/nur-utopien-sind-noch-realistisch/ studiobuehnekoeln.de/
7 february 2018 *** The new album of olli schulz “Scheiss Leben, Gut Erzaehlt” was just released. It was meant to be a mix-tape with a small production and for listening in a car. Eventually it’s not released on tape, but on vinyl, cd and via download, though. And the band is going on tour
13 – 14 december 2017 *** The installative performance piece Ok, Panik! appears the first time in cologne. This time as a monologue version performed by martin claussen together with music of christoph “maecki” hamann & ben lauber at fwt-koeln.
5 december 2017 *** The theater piece Nur Utopien Sind Noch Realistisch! was awarded with the koelner theaterpreis (cologne theater award) 2017 by sk stiftung kultur.
12 november 2017 *** The theater piece Nur Utopien Sind Noch Realistisch! was nominated for koelner theaterpreis (cologne theater award) 2017 by sk stiftung kultur.