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Praxis 25th Anniversary on Soundcloud: One track a day

Last week of November and first week of December 1992, the first two releases on Praxis appeared. A quarter of a century later the label still exists, an anomaly in the fast moving world of electronic music. To celebrate we are planning a series of events – and new releases. And we are posting a […]

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The Sound of Vision 1986-1992

Vision was a label project that I founded in 1986 and finished in 1992. The publications of Vision were not limited to cassettes and records but also included printed materials and visuals. These – fanzines, posters, t-shirts – like the recordings, received catalogue numbers. Vision 1 was a zine and appeared in November 1986. While […]

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“Skin Craft” – RIND & NOL

"Skin Craft" – RIND & NOL (Praxis 55) by Alex Buess & Daniel Buess Two powerful compositions by Alex Buess and Daniel Buess, rearranged by Cortex. RIND is a work using three large self-built cow skin frame drums, 1 horse skin container drum, metal plates and electronics. NOL is a composition by Alex Buess for […]

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Daniel Buess Obituary

Daniel Buess is dead. My personal friend and musical collaborator disappeared on February 7 in his hometown of Basel, Switzerland in the early morning after a night of partying. After more than a month, an agonising period for his life partner, Eli, as well as for his friends and family, his body was found in […]

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Cortex: Vacuum Theory

A momentous, heavy, noisy and radical release by former 16-17 members Alex Buess and Daniel Buess. This is the first release by their Cortex project which has been going on since 1999. Watch out for Praxis 55! CORTEX appeared in 1998 out of Alex and Daniel Buess¹ musical colaborations. They were both musicians of the […]

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16-17: Mechanophobia

16-17 Mechanophobia Praxis 31 1999 700 copies (?) Mechanophobia (Praxis 31) by 16-17 Dave Howell in THE WIRE #190/191 New Year 2000

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Cortex related releases

After reading somewhere in a short review that Cortex were “newcomers to the scene” I compiled the currently available titles of either Alex Buess or Daniel Buess on the frontpage of the Praxis online shop. Granted the new Praxis release is the first under the Cortex name (although the project exists since 1998), but especially […]

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Cortex – more infos

Bio: CORTEX appeared in 1998 out of Alex and Daniel Buess’ musical colaborations. They were both musicians of the legendary free-noise-core combo 16-17 and also they have been working together for many years realizing Alex’ percussion-compositions. After the 16-17 Mechanophobia-Tour in 1998 where Daniel played drums, Buess & Buess started to work on CORTEX, a […]

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Cortex: Vacuum Theory (Praxis 48) officially out today on 12″ and digital

We are very happy to announce the release of Praxis 48 by Cortex, titled Vacuum Theory. A momentous, heavy, noisy and radical release by Alex Buess and Daniel Buess marking the return of Praxis to the vinyl front, as well as the return of the two artists to Praxis after the release of “Mechanophobia” by […]

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NEWS FROM DATACIDE – SUB/VERSION – PRAXIS!

Apologies for being a bit slack on this blog, but as you’ll see we’ve been extremely busy – and will keep busy for the coming months: Datacide Eleven is OUT NOW datacide eleven Datacide events – page 3 Political news compiled by Nemeton – page 4-5 Features “Hedonism and Revolution: The Barricade and the Dancefloor” […]

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