2016 / 20:10 – 20:30 [gmt] RTS / Espace2 / Live from the Cabaret Voltaire in Zürich


Radio station:                                 RTS
Venue/s of the event:                  Cabaret Voltaire
Links:                                                Sudden Infant
                                                              Sudden Infant on SRF
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satellitSudden Infant Redux
A collaboration with the three National radios:

JOKE LANZ aka SUDDEN INFANT is Extreme Body culture Performance Art Noise and Blues Industrial at it’s simplest Form. Born 1965 in Basel, Switzerland, currently working out of Berlin and since 1985 involved in many Projects like: Jaywalker, SchimpFluch-Gruppe , Catholic Boys in Heavy Leather, WAL, and many others in the vein of punk/hardcore and noise. He worked as Garbageman, Record, Chocolate Manufacturer or Bike Messenger and besides composed music for the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, VOICE CRACK, Peter Kowald , Shelley Hirsch, Strotter Inst or Christian Wolfarth etc

Joke Lanz: voice, electronics
Alexandre Babel: drums

Jole Lanz Work in the border zones where performance and body art meet Improvisation and Noise. In his Sudden Infant Guise, Joke creates a unique blend of physical sound poetry and epileptic noise bursts, using contact microphones, loops, tapes and turntables. The Music is as minimal or back to the roots as it get’s, just from another angle of view, his music is very direct and comes along with at least 20 Tons of wierdness and RawPower. Sudden infant was transformed into aTrio in 2014 after 25 years as one-man operation. Joke Lanz is Doing the Elecronics and Loopings together with Alexandre Babel (drums)