Tag Archives: Alex Buess

Article about 16-17 by Manuel Liebeskind

Great article by Manuel Liebeskind about 16-17: Basel, Switzerland, early 1980ies. The local punk scene was not a scene really. Too small. But for the remainders of those who kept their interest in the attitude, 16-17 were the fathers of the true spirit. The do-it yourself idea, the no-musical-boundaries-for-nobody attitude, the forward thinking, experimenting musicians, leaving everything […]

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16-17: Gyatso vinyl edition released 22-02-2021!

The first ever vinyl edition of the classic 1994 album Gyatso by 16-17 is out today! The vinyl version features 6 tracks and comes with a download code for the full 13 tracks album. For the presale period there were even three additional live tracks added to the package. If you’re quick, you can still […]

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16-17: Gyatso

Praxis 59 / Skin & Speech 001Artist: 16-17Title: Gyatso vinyl release 22 February 2021.  Originally released in 1994 on Pathological, Kevin Martin’s label who also produced the record. CD only.2008 re-released on Savageland, also on CD. Remastered by Alex Buess in 2020Vinyl cut by Shane the Cutter at Finyltweek. Gyatso is the 1994 album by […]

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16-17: The Pandemic Wargames Remixes

Praxis 58 16-17 The Pandemic Wargames Remixes 12″ – 24-08-2020 The Pandemic Wargames Remixes by 16-17 Release date: 24-08-2020 16-17 return to Praxis with a triple assault of ultrasonic remixes. The Pandemic Wargames Remixes are based on backing tracks originally recorded in 1995 for a follow up to the album Gyatso which eventually materialised earlier […]

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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

Praxis 55Ales Buess & Daniel Buess“Skin Craft” – RIND & NOLMLP – 2016 “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, […]

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Praxis 55 – Alex Buess & Daniel Buess: “Skin Craft” – RIND & NOL in stock now!

  Praxis 55 “SKIN CRAFT” – RIND & NOL Works by Alex Buess & Daniel Buess rearranged by CORTEX Two powerful compositions on vinyl LP with cover art by Darkam and layout by Lynx. RIND is a work using three large self-built cow skin frame drums, 1 horse skin container drum, metal plates and electronics […]

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A Tribute to Daniel Buess – HEK, Basel, June 10 & 11 2016

A Tribute to Daniel Buess Record release of “Skin Craft” – RIND/NOL – works by Alex Buess and Daniel Buess Präsentiert von Ensemble Phœnix und Klappfon Freitag 10. Juni + Samstag 11. Juni Doors: 20:00 CHF 18.- / 15.- (pro Abend, nur Abendkasse) ___ PROGRAMM FREITAG 20:30 – Ensemble Phœnix Basel Francisco Meirino: «Epidemic» (2016 […]

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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

Praxis 48 Cortex Vacuum Theory 12″ – 2011 Vacuum Theory (Praxis 48) by Cortex A momentous, heavy, noisy and radical release by former 16-17 members Alex Buess and Daniel Buess. CORTEX appeared in 1998 out of Alex and Daniel Buess musical collaborations. They were both musicians of the legendary free-noise-core combo 16-17 and also worked […]

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