Eiterherd from Graz, Austria, has been a music producer since 1993. In 1996 he founded “Widerstand Records“, a Graz-based record label for experimental electronic music. As a music producer he released several records on Austrian and international labels, most notably his debut album “1984 vs. 1999” (Widerstand/Praxis, 1999).
He conceived and programmed the online community g24.at (2002), the discourse and music event series, Exit Space (2003-2005), and the monthly documentary film series agit.DOC at Forum Stadtpark, Graz (since 2006).
He is one of the founders of the Elevate Festival, which he has organized since 2005 and is particularly interested in the interfaces between technology, media and critical discourse.
Eiterherd has played live-sets all over Europe and has toured the US, Australia and New Zealand. The picture taken in front of the World Trade Center in New York City was taken on September 7th 2001. Eiterherd flew out of NYC on September 10th after touring the US with the french PeaceOff crew. Since then he has been running the widerstand.org community site and has blogged extensively on political issues as well as music, media and technology.
Since 2005 his main focus is on the Elevate Festival in Graz, Austria. He is the co-founder and nowadays responsible for the discourse and documentary film program of the festival.
Releases on Widerstand Records:
Eiterherd @ Discogs
Eiterherd @ MySpace
Ab-Hinc´s Farkhülse Fist 12″ came out in 1997 and was the fourth release of Widerstand Records.
At that time the release was located quite offside the speedcore-electronics line of the label. Kovert described Farkhülse Fist in datacide 3 as “a true funeral march soundtrack as the slowest breaks break over controlled noise and disturbing electronics. Pitched down voices and synths wash over the noise and beats.”
15 years later, the artists and composers Pure (A/D), Kovert (UK), Eiterherd (A), chfs (A), Kajkyt (BiH/A), Opcion (aka Ab-Hinc) (A), Shiver Electronics (A) and Freudenberger (D) were invited to work out the so-called reconfigurations.
The result is a connection of academic music and subculture which leads to a weird collection of conceptual sound art, atmospheric drones, abstract noise experiments and dark beats. The Farkhülse Fist Reconfigurations was released on 1st of June 2013 as a 2×12″ album again on Widerstand Records and as a digital version in cooperation with Wire Globe Recordings.
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Currently the vinyl version is available here:
Ad Noiseam / Berlin
Praxis / Berlin
Substance / Vienna
Transformer / Vienna
Dux Records / Graz
Toolbox / FR
If you are interested in the digital version check the Widerstand Records Shop or
Wire Globe Recordings on Bandcamp
Curated & produced 2012/2013 by Nikos Zachariadis & Widerstand Records
Original tapes digitised by Stefan Bauer
Mastered by Bernd Heinrauch
Artwork by Nikos Zachariadis
Special thanks to all contributors and the friendly supporters!
Praxis – Praxis 30, Widerstand Records – Widerstand LP01
2 × Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Album
1984 Vs. 1999 (Vision Vs. Reality) (Praxis 30) by Eiterherd