Anla Courtis

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Alan Courtis
Also known as Reynols, Alan Courtis, Courtis
Origin Buenos Aires, Argentina
Genres Electronic music, experimental music, psychedelic music, experimental techno
Occupation(s) Artist, composer, sound artist, musician
Years active 1993–present
Labels Beta-lactam Ring Records, RRRecords, Antifrost, Sedimental, Nexsound
Associated acts Reynolds
Website geocities.com/a_courtis/[1]

Alan Courtis was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 22, 1972. He studied classical guitar, piano, theory and composition. He holds a degree in Communication Science from the University of Buenos Aires, where he currently runs an annual music workshop. He played electric guitar in diverse bands and in 1993 he co-founded the group Reynols. With this group he has released more than one hundred CDs and vinyls worldwide in labels like Trente Oiseaux, Digital Narcis, Drone Records, Locust, Sedimental, Beta-Lactam Ring Records, Celebrate Psi Phenomenon, RRR, Audiobot Records, Roaratorio, JDK, Reverse, Matching Head, American Tapes, Last Visible Dog, Carbon Records, Mikroton, etc.[2][3]

Discography[edit]

  • "Cassetopia" (2014) LP ini.itu. Indonesia/Belgium
  • ALAN COURTIS, JAIME GENOVART, CHRISTOF KURZMANN, PABLO RECHE "Palmar Zähler" (2009) Mikroton CD 2. Russia
  • "Unstringed Guitar & Cymbals" (2008) BN034CD. Blossoming Noise. US
  • ANLA COURTIS, SEIICHI YAMAMOTO & YOSHIMI "Live at Kanadian" (2008) PE110. Public Eyesore. US
  • "Llegaron..." (2008) ltd. square 8".av008. Alt.Vinyl. UK
  • "Live in Hamburg" (2008) Wachsender Prozess. Germany
  • "Alarma Entrópica" (2008) cd-card. Ambolt28. Ambolthue. Norway
  • "Las Sales Fundentes" (2007) 2xCD. Om05. OM Discos. Argentina
  • "Algarrobina Sólida" (2007) Horrible Registros. Chile
  • COURTIS-WEHOWSKY "Return of the Stone Spirits" (2007) Beta-Lactam Ring Records. US.
  • TONY HERRINGTON/ALAN COURTIS (2007) jm#5 (limited canvas edition). Joint Multiples. UK
  • MARHAUG/COURTIS "Jordslev Hojaldre" (2007) MC046. Quasipop. Ukraine
  • "Live in Christiania" (2007) C-20. Beyond Repair Records. Denmark
  • "250107" (2007) Lathe-CDr. P009. Produck. Germany
  • "Broken Walkman Research" (2007) MHW. UK
  • ÜL "II" (2007) FR001. Facon Records. Argentina
  • "Live @ Imvated Motel" (2007) Incidental Recordings. Belgium
  • ÜL "Astropecuario" (2007) Pjorn Records. Scotland. UK
  • RECHE-COURTIS "Amsterdam 301005" (2007) Sounds from the Pocket. US
  • "Psi Gtr Avalanche" (2007) yellow 7". Smittekilde. Denmark.
  • BIRCHVILLE CAT MOTEL & ANLA COURTIS "Thee Sparkling Echoes" (2007) Celebrate Psi Phenomenon. New Zealand
  • "Tape Works" (2006) P21040-2. Pogus Productions. US
  • "H-Puna" (2006) GSA-18. GeneratorSoundArt. US
  • COURTIS/KLINGSOR/VED "Live på På Besök"(2006) müss07. Mussigganger. Sweden
  • DYLAN NYOUKIS & ANLA COURTIS "Fight the Pyramids" (2006) Choc-155. Chocolate Monk. UK
  • "Live Actions" (2006) HL005. Herbal Records. Malaysia
  • COURTIS-MOGLASS-KIRITCHENKO (2006). NS49.Nexsound/Carbon/1000+1Tilt/ Goldsoundz/Tibprod. Ukrania/US/Greece/Norway
  • TORE H. BOE/ANLA COURTIS "Blot og Mono Middagshvil" (2006) Thisk037. Thisco. Portugal
  • STROUNTES! Maria Eriksson, Mats Gustafsson & Anla Courtis (2006) Slottet. Sweden
  • MUTANTEA "Sleepy Sounds Electric" (2006) Ikuisuus. Finland
  • Culver/Courtis split tour tape (2006) MH130. Matching Head. UK
  • "Noiselovlive" (2006) es51. Xerxes. Japan
  • KAWABATA MAKOTO, ANLA COURTIS & ROKUGENKIN "Kokura" (2006) REPOSELP010. Riot Season. UK
  • "Antiguos Dólmenes del Paleolítico" (2006) SEDCD042. Sedimental. US
  • "(the name of this drone is hidden in your DNA)" (2006) Ikuisuus. Finland
  • Courtis-Erkizia/Monopolka "Live in Peru" (2006) Monopolka. Russia
  • Anla Courtis & Thomas Dimuzio "Live at the Luggage Store" (2006) Gench. US
  • "Seattle Flow" (2006) kd24. Kningdisk. Sweden
  • BILLY BAO "R'N'R Granulator" (2005) CD. W.M.O./R. Spain/UK
  • "Live in Fukuoka" (2005) HODE113/K. Scrotum Records. Germany
  • COURTIS_ MATSUNAGA collab CD (2005) Prele/Kokeko. France/Japan
  • "Live in L.A." (2005) The Seedy R (Pseudo-Arcana). New Zealand
  • RECHE-COURTIS "Transistores de Aire" (2005). Conv019. Con-V. Spain
  • "Endless Cassette Research Vol.1" (2005) UCD21. Ultra. Russia
  • COURTIS-ROMERO "Psychomemory of..." (2005) P36. P-Tapes. US
  • COURTIS/THE SOVIET SEX MACHINES (2005) M60. Monopolka. Russia
  • "Tribute to Calcium" (2005) tons019. Tonschacht. Germany.
  • "(the name of this drone is hidden in your DNA)" (2004) Nidnod. UK.
  • "Suite for Processed Marimbas" (2004) Audiobot. Belgium.
  • "...y el resplandor de la luz no conoce limites." (2004) LTJ-25. 267 Lattajjaa. Finland
  • CULVER-COURTIS (2004) Riot Season. UK.
  • "Los Alamos" (2004) Celebrate Psi Phenomenon. New Zealand.
  • "Recycled Music Tape" (2004) RRR. US
  • COURTIS-MARHAUG "North & South Neutrino" (2004) afro2021. AntiFrost. Greece
  • "Presencia de lo No-Manifestado en lo Manifestado" (2004) AST#0015. Astipalea. Poland
  • "Harmonica F'ever" (2003) PS#8. Pink Skulls/Jewelled Antler. US
  • "Fractal Albur Solenoide" (2003) 23CD0121. 23 Productions. US
  • "Albumina Blues" (2001) Freedom From. US
  • COURTISZAN (2000)(w/ Zan Hoffman) "Meretrix". C60. Zidsic. US
  • "Greatest Hits" (1999) Lonely Whistle Music. US
  • COURTIS/LATE (1999) "Failures in Modern Recording" C-30. White Tapes. US
  • "Eating an Estufa" (1998) Freedom From. US
  • CULVER-COURTIS (1997) Matching Head/F.D.R Tapes/Capeet. UK, US & Austria.
  • "The Distorted Micromoog Atofia Vol.1" (1997) Komkol Autoprod. Norway.
  • "Poliestireno Expandido" (1996) MH53. Matching Head. UK

Collaborations[edit]

Pauline Oliveros, The Nihilist Spasm Band, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Damo Suzuki (Can), Masonna, RLW, KK Null, Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple), Yoshimi (Boredoms, OOIOO), Sir Rick Bishop (Sun City Girls), MSBR, Toshimaru Nakamura, Eddie Prévost (AMM), Lasse Marhaug, Mats Gustafsson, Glenn Donaldson (Jewelled Antler, Thuja), Kouhei Matsunaga, Rudolf Eb.Er (Runzelstirn & Gürgelstock), Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins), Uton, Solid Eye (L.A.F.M.S.), Ashtray Navigations, Chris Corsano, Günter Müller, John Oswald, Tetuzi Akiyama, Seiichi Yamamoto (Boredoms), Dylan Nyoukis, The New Blockaders, members of Kemialliset Ystävät, Avarus & The Anaksimandros, Paul Dutton, Culver, Jazzkammer, Thomas Dimuzio, Tabata (Zeni Geva/Leningrad Blues Machine), Zbigniew Karkowski, Stilluppsteypa, Francisco López, John Hegre, CJA, Jason Kahn, Birchville Cat Motel, Tom Carter (Charalambides), Nick Castro, Armpit, Decaer Pinga, Dave Knott, Kommissar Hjuler und Frau / Mama Baer, Masami Kawaguchi (Miminokoto), Bill Horist, PBK, Dan Warburton, Astro (C.C.C.C.), Kei, Aaron Moore (Volcano The Bear), Campbell Kneale, James Plotkin, Kazuya Ishigami, Sunao Inami, Illios, French Doctors, Government Alpha, Manabu Yuasa, Higashi Hiroshi (AMT), Rokugenkin, Ichiraku Yoshimitsu, Axel Dörner, Taku Unami, Ezaki Masafumi, Pablo Reche, Jaime Genovart, Masato Matsumura, Maria Eriksson, Hernan Nuñez, Andrés Janwowsky, Kenichi Nobunaga, Kondo Hideaki, Imany, Nishide Takehiro, Xabier Erkizia, Mattin, Alan Licht, Tore H. Boe, Damion Romero, New Pledgemaster, Mitchell Brown, Leticia Castaneda, Joseph Hammer, Albert Ortega, The Skaters, The Moglass, Andrey Kirtichenko, Sir Dupperman, Jun Kawasaki, Muraoka Ju, The Golden Serenades, H.C. Gilge, Two Limited, Nicolas Marmin, Arnaud Riviere, Nicolas Diab, Daddy Antogna, Ved, Klingsor, Arnaud Riviere, Billy Bao, David Bremer, Jari-Pecka, Ayami Yoko, Alan Licht, Tadatsu Atsunobu, Michael Snow, Harm, E, CarbonoProyecto, Ogrob, Family Battle Snake, Fernando Perales, Charly Zaragoza, Mondo Cane, Horacio Pollard, Norbert Möslag, Kjell Runnar Jenssen, Per Gisle Galaen, Kobi, Andre Borgen,Tom Loberg, Christian Stadsgard, Strountes, L'Autopsie a revelé que la cause de la mort etait l'Autopsie, Rrattle, Cornucopia, Family Underground, Nastro Mortal, Alejandro Fiori, Sergio Subero, Hernan Nunez, Lucio Capece, Zodiac Mountain, Edward Sol, Ignatz Schick, Christof Kurzmann, and Manfred Hofer.

Performances[edit]

  • No Music Festival. US. 2001
  • DreamFestival. US. 2001
  • Ny Musik. Norway. 2003
  • Stockholm New Music Festival. Sweden. 2003
  • Sonic Protest. Paris. France. 2003
  • Podewil (Berlin*Buenos Aires). Germany 2004
  • Live in de Living. Belgium. 2004
  • Bag of Spoon. Paris. France. 2004
  • Decibel Festival Buenos Aires. Argentina 2004
  • Line Space Line. Los Angeles. US. 2005
  • Common Sounds/Sonidos Comunes. Lima. Peru. 2005
  • LEM Festival. Barcelona. Spain. 2005
  • Ressort Off: Latin America. Netherlands. 2005
  • Korona Experimental Intermedia. Koln. Germany. 2006
  • No Spaghetti Edition Festival. Norway/Arg. 2005
  • Decibel Festival Buenos Aires. Argentina. 2005
  • Frankfurter Forum fur Elektronische und Neue Musik. Germany. 2005
  • Interzones. Rennes. France. 2005
  • Feria de la Artes. Bariloche. Argentina. 2006
  • Niu Fest. Cordoba. Argentina. 2006
  • Fin de la Ruta 5. La Pampa. Argentina. 2006
  • Dans for Voksne. Oslo. Norway. 2006
  • Potlach. Helsinski. Finland. 2006
  • Koloni. Goteborg. Sweden. 2006
  • Borealis Festival. Norway. 2006
  • Epsilonia Radio Festival. France. 2006
  • Territorio Electrico. Spain. 2006
  • The Termite. Leeds. England. 2006
  • Vamos Festival. Newcastle. England. 2006
  • Qujocho. Linz. Austria. 2007
  • Koloni. Goteborg. Sweden. 2007
  • New Perspectives Festival. Vaasteras. Sweden 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "COURTIS". Archived from the original on October 25, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Anla Courtis". Quasi Pop. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "15 Questions to Anla Courtis". Tokafi. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 

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