Tag Archives: Alex Buess

The Molehill Report #12 – Dan Hekate Interview; Skin & Speech; Controlled Weirdness; Stewart Home

Welcome to the episode 12 of THE MOLEHILL REPORT A monthly video newsletter covering activities and perspectives from Praxis Records, Datacide Magazine, Molehill Publishing and other associated projects, presented by Christoph Fringeli. We took a little break in the spring and summer, but now we’re back with monthly shows. August 2023: We present excerpts of […]

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Base Force One: Welcome to Violence (Remix by Alex Buess)

Artist: Base Force OneRemix: Alex BuessTitle: Welcome to ViolenceLabel: PraxisSeries: Praxis Digital Remix SeriesCatalog Number: PraxisX5Release Date: 01-07-2023 Welcome to Violence (Remix by Alex Buess) by Praxis Brand new remix by Alex Buess (16-17, Melx, Cortex) of the breakcore classic Welcome to Violence by Base Force One from 1997, originally released on Praxis 27. Yet […]

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New in the Shop: Abelcain album, 16-17 live LP

A quick look at a couple of new vinyl releases in the Praxis Shop. Both of these you are at the time of writing unlikely to find in many other places. The first is the album Heart Blood Steel by Abelcain & Alexandra von Bolz’n which finally finds a release on vinyl via Abundanz Records […]

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Skin and Speech Records was originally founded in the mid-80s by Alex Buess as an outlet for some self produced cassette tapes, amongst them the first Melx recorded live at the legendary Alte Stadtgärtnerei occupied social center in Basel in 1987. After recording and producing numerous releases on Vision in the late 80s and early […]

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Cortex: Beware of the Arm of Flesh

Cover of praxis_digital_01000

Cortex: Beware of the Arm of Flesh [praxis_01000, 2022] Beware of the Arm of Flesh (praxis_digital_01000) by Cortex Cortex was founded in 1999 by Alex and Daniel Buess. Various projects form part of the Cortex biography: radio productions for Radio DRS, various appearances at festivals (including Taktlos, Tonart, Lucerne Festival) and collaborations, among others. with […]

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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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