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Christian Bucher

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discography

LEADER/CO-LEADER

Acceptance - ResistanceBucher Tan Countryman: Acceptance - Resistance

Christian Bucher- Drums
Simon Tan- Double Bass
Rick Countryman- Alto Sax

Cover: Rod Countryman
Art Director: Julien Palomo
Recorded July 24, 2016 at Strawberry Jams Studio, Quenzon City, the Philippines
©2016 Improvising Beings, Paris


AcceptanceAcceptance - Resistance

IMMANQUABLE!...
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Video: COSMIK FUNKSHUN - Studio

BUG LiveatFloBUG: Live at Flo*

Christian Bucher- Cymbals
Andreas Glauser- Manipulated Mixer and Synthesizer

Recording & Mastering: brezenstudio.com
Cover & Design: brezenstudio.com

Recorded at Flo*, Munich, 08. April 2016


brezenstudio.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-flo

BUG Sediment

Sehnsucht in KlangbildernSehnsucht in Klangbildern

Christian Bucher- Schlagzeug, Perkussion
Andreas Glauser- Aufnahme, Mix und Mastering

CD mit Perkussions - Klangbildern im Tagebuch der Sehnsucht

Januar – Engelberg: Jahrhunderte, Schnee, Labyrinth
Februar – Frankfurt: Zug, Beharrlichkeit, Gastfreundschaft
März – Athen: Umbruch, Taxi, Aufbruch
April – Poschiavo: Ehrfurcht, Pizzoccheri, Berge
Mai – Tunis: Medina, Neugier, Couscous
Juni – Horw: Basis, Zuhause, Vertrauen
Juli – Manila: Energie, Ankunft, Freundschaft
August – Taipeh: Konzentration, Gelassenheit, OolongTee
September – Perugia: Staunen, Genuss, Geschichte
Oktober – La Croix-Valmer: Sand, Oliven, Salz
November – Wilen: Wasser, Spiegelung, Ankunft
Dezember – Flüeli-Ranft: Erkenntnis, Kargheit, Einkehr


Sehnsucht in KlangbildernSehnsucht in Klangbildern

Mit Bildern, Tönen und Worten zu erfassen, was vielleicht unfassbar ist...
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Track 3- "März: Athen"


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Track 7- "Juli: Manila"


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Track 8- "August: Taipeh"

BUG LiveatFlo(The) Wow (Trio) with Edward Reardon

Steven Tod- guitar
Christof Zurbuchen- alto clarinet
Christian Bucher- drums
Edward Reardon- guitar


Recorded by Philipp Föhn @ föhn-tön, Zug, 27. August 2015



BUG Sediment

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Track 1 (26:44-28:58)

BUG sedimentBUG: Sediment

Christian Bucher- drums and percussion
Andreas Glauser- manipulated mixing desk, organ, mastering & CD1 remix

CD2 live recording by Jeroen Visser at Theater Chur
art work by Julia Kälin

attenuation circuit/brainhall 2015

BUG SedimentSediment

...BUG ist gleichzeitig ein Klang- und ein Kunstereignis. Wer Ohren hat, der schaue!...
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Track 1- "Ruch"

She'sSignal Number Three

Rick Countryman- alto & bari sax
Paolo Cortez- guitar
Johnny Gaerlan- acoustic bass
Christian Bucher- drums
Alvin Cornista- sound engineer

All compositions are original group concepts and creations,
and the result of artistic collaboration, communication and empathy.

Recorded live at Balete@Kamias in Quezon City, Philippines on
July 15th, 2014


SignalSignal Number Three

Diese Scheibe hat Christian Bucher diesen Sommer in Quezon City/Philippinen mit drei einheimischen Musikern aufgenommen...
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Track 1- "Signal Number Three"

ExhibitionChristian Bucher: Exhibition

Christian Bucher- drums

Recorded at Steim Amsterdam
Mastered by Andreas Glauser
Artwork and Photos by Rob Nienburg
CD Production wirma.ch/en

11 P.M. RECORDS 2013


ExhibitionExhibition

.....Es sind Solo-Schlagzeug-Miniaturen von je eigenem Charakter und Klangdesign....
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Track 2- "Image 2"


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Track 9- "Image 9"


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Track 13- "Image 13"

Well FedBucher Mallozzi Pfammatter: Well Fed

Lou Mallozzi- turntables cds microphones mixer
Hans-Peter Pfammatter- prepared object piano
Christian Bucher- drums

recorded mixed and mastered by Lou Mallozzi
Experimental Sound Studio Chicago july 23, 2009
recording assistant Sam Hertz

art work by Rob Nienburg

11 P.M. RECORDS 2011

Well FedWell Fed

...Diese Spannung ist eine gute Grundlage im interaktiven Austausch eines Trios, das nicht tändelt, sondern etwas zu sagen hat...
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Track 7- "Green"

BugStateofSuspenseBUG: State of Suspense

Christian Bucher- drums and percussion
Andreas Glauser- modulated mixing desk & effects & recording & mastering

art work by Julia Kälin

brainhall 2009

State of SuspenseState of Suspense

...Gleich das erste Stück lässt hören, dass die beiden nicht laue Lüftchen suchen, sondern angriffig zur Sache gehen...
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Track 10- "Part 12"

ZurBucherZurBucher: mehrspur

Christof Zurbuchen- alto-clarinet, effects
Christian Bucher- drums, percussion

cover design by Christof Zurbuchen
live recording from Bau 4 Altbüron

2009

ZurBucher


BUGBUGBUG: BUG

Christian Bucher- schlagzeug und perkussion
Andreas Glauser- orgel und manipuliertes mischpult

live recording from Dom Naradowny Cieszyn, Poland 2003
and 12th Audio Art Festival Krakow, Poland 2004

brainhall 2008


BUG


DUOBucher/Fehlmann: DUO

Beat Fehlmann- clarinets
Christian Bucher- drums, percussion

trombone tracks 2, 5, 8, 10 Beat Unternährer
recorded in Engelberg, CH
produced and mastered by Martin Lorenz
drawing installation by Claudia Bucher
photos and design by Rob Nienburg

11 P.M. RECORDS 2008


DUODUO

...Zehn freie Zwiegespräche unter frei denkenden Musikern, voller Stimmungen, voller Eskapaden, voller Windungen und Verstecke...
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ZurBucherBucher/Zurbuchen: ZurBucher

Christian Bucher- drums, percussion
Christof Zurbuchen- alto-clarinet, effects

cover design by Alexander Obretenov
recorded by Philipp Föhn @ föhn-tön, Zug

2006

ZurBucherZurBucher

...Es steckt viel nervöse Geräuschenergie in dieser Musik, gekreuzt mit Freeness und Rockspirit...

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Track 5- "Geschwindigkeiten"

C-J 123578Bucher/Glauser/Unternährer: C-J 123578

Christian Bucher- drums, percussion
Andreas Glauser- mixing console, electronic
Marc Unternährer- tuba

artwork by Julia Kälin
mastering by Beni Mosele
produced by Andreas Glauser

brainhall 2005

C-J 123578C-J 123578

...est un ovni discographique qui passionnera les auditeurs curieux. Christian Bucher (batterie), Andreas Glauser (électronique) et Marc Unternährer (tuba) s’y livrent à l’improvisation en absolue liberté. Pointu mais jouissif.
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Track 4- "G5"

Parts1-9Bucher/Glauser: Parts1-9

Christian Bucher- drums, percussion
Andreas Glauser- remix

mastered by Beni Mosele
recorded by Franziska Lingg
graphics by Jana Yaacoub

brainhall 2003


BucherGlauser-Parts1-9Parts1-9

...Die beiden erzeugen auf den neun Tracks ein verfeinertes Sound-Spektrum, das von fragil schwebenden und luzid dämmernden Geräuschzonen bis zu recht dynamisch kraftvollen entfalteten Dialog-Trips reicht.
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Track 2- "Part 2"

A77 -+/&() Bucher/Glauser feat. Adéri: A77 -+/&()

Joana Adéri- voice
Christian Bucher- drums, percussion
Andreas Glauser- electronic tools

mastered by frogman (b.m.)

brainhall 2002


BucherGlauser A77A77 -+/&()

...Feine bis heftige Grundgeräusche rotieren und verändern sich. Klangflächen dringen an die Oberfläche, expandieren im Raum und verbinden sich mit anderen Geräuschen, mit ferne aufblitzenden Perkussionen, Trommeln, dunklen Dröhnungen, Stimmen.
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Track 4- "vier.`__:"

TilltheCowsNevertheless: 'Till the Cows Come Home

David Zopfi- bass
Christian Bucher- drums
Franz Hellmüller- guitar

trombone tracks 5, 10- Pirmin Rohrer
voice track 3- Pascal Galeone
saxophone track 11- Peter Wespi
recording and mix- Jürg Vogt
mastering- Adrian Steiger
graphic design- Luzia Buchmann

COD 2000


Nevertheless 'Till the Cows Come Home'Till the Cows Come Home

...Jazz jenseits aller Crossovers und Hangovers. Nämlich da sind: Tadellose Instrumentalisten, hellhöriges Aufeinandereingehen, Melodien und Kurven, fintenreiche Improvisationen, Groove...
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Track 4- "Franzoheda"

Here&NowNevertheless: Here and Now

Franz Hellmüller- guitar
David Zopfi- bass
Christian Bucher- drums

recorded and mixed byJürg Vogt
mastered by Studio the Place, Luzern
graphic design by Stefan Haas
photos by Alfons Gut

Swiss Music Pool 1999


Here and NowHere and Now

...Die Band zeichnet sich durch ein starkes Interplay und ihr eigenes unkonventionelles Konzept aus...
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Track 4- "Butterfly"

DancingNevertheless: Dancing in the Air

Katrin Marti- tenorsaxophone
Franz Hellmüller- guitar
Thomas Lehmann- bass
Christian Bucher- drums

sound engineering by Jürg Vogt
graphic and artwork by Ulf Kollross
cover painting by Franz Bucher

1996


Dancing in the Air



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Track 1- "Song for You"

DancingTrauer, Wut und Hoffnung: Texte zur Zeit

Christian Bucher- percussion
Veronika Schmidt- rezitation
Samuel Rusch- rezitation

live recording from Dachstock Hofmatt Horw
cover painting by Franz Bucher

1996


Texte zur Zeit






KOLLEKTIV

My HeadPortobello: Sinners & Saints

Rog Huerlimann (bass, synths, piano, electronics)
Christian Bucher (drums, percussion)
Markus Burri (vocals, guitars, electronics)

all songs by Portobello
lyrics by Markus Burri
produced by Portobello
recorded by Bjoern Bredehoeft and Andrew Phillips at Gruenenwald, Engelberg
mixed by Andrew Phillips and Bjoern Bredehoeft at Soundfarm, Kriens LU
mastered by Dan Suter at echochamber, Zuerich
artwork by Markus Burri
band picture by Rob Nienburg

11 P.M. RECORDS 2010

Sinners & SaintsSinners & Saints

...in dieser vielfalt verdichten die qualitäten des glänzend eingespielten dreier-teams noch zusätzlich.
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Track 10- "Every Song"

My HeadPortobello: My Head is My Pillow is My Head

Markus Burri- vocals, guitars, keys
Christian Bucher- drums
Markus Heller- guitars
Roger Hürlimann- bass

music and words by Markus Burri
recorded and produced by Philippe Laffer at studio metronom, Basel
mixed by Stefan Reinhardt at studio metronom, Basel
mastered by Enrico Perricone at studios phd, Crissier
graphics by Claudia Schumacher
artwork by Stephan Brefin

Condor Records 2007

My Head is My PillowMy Head is My Pillow is My Head

...Portobello gehören mit ihrer aktuellen CD zu den eigenständigsten Indie-Rockbands dieser Lande.
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Track 3- "There's Always Someone Watching You"

FacePortobello: Face the Music

Markus Burri- vocals, b-vocals, guitars, glockenspiel
Christian Bucher- drums, percussion, piano, vibraphone
Roger Hürlimann- bass

guitar on tracks 3, 8 Markus Heller
produced by Markus Burri
recorded by Deezl Imhof & Tobi Gmür @ Foolpark Studios
mixed by Deezl Imhof
mastered by Glenn Miller @ Greenwood Studios
photos by Marcel Kaufmann
artwork by Claudia Schumacher

Helvetic Production/11 P.M. RECORDS 2004

Face The MusicFace the Music

...signifikant ist das stete Spiel mit dem Fragilen-ein Genuss!
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Track 1- "She's Like Night"

She'sPortobello: She's Like Night

Markus Burri- vocals, guitars
Roger Hürlimann- bass
Christian Bucher- drums, piano

music and words by Markus Burri

Helvetic Production 2004

She' s Like Night



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Track 2- "Chase the Dragon"

ProfileProfile: Profile

G Heini- guitar
P Zihlmann- piano
R Hürlimann- bass
C Bucher- drums

recording by Jürg Vogt
cover design by Heinz Gadient

2002

Profile



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Track 1- "Running"

PortraitAntonia Brülisauer: Portrait einer Zeichnerin

Martha Manser- stimme
Christian Bucher- schlagzeug
Franziska Lingg- aufnahme schlagzeug
Antonia Camponovo- sprecherin

realisation bei Peter Indergand

2001

Portrait Einer Zeichnen


ClazzClazz: Clazz

Pascal Galeone- gesang
Raphael Christen- marimbaphon
Rudi-Renoir Appoldt- alto sax
Markus Muff- bass trombone
Christian Bucher- drums

Engineered by René Kolb
Recorded at Studio the Place, Luzern

1999

Clazz



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Track 4- "Afro Blue"





GAST

ElectricOrange Drive: Electric Shocks Forever

Michael Mathis- guitars, vocals, shynts
Roli Saum- guitars, percussion
Marcel Stalder- bass
Christof Kopp- drums
Christian Bucher- drums on 'days of foam'

recorded at Foolpark Studio, Zug
engineered and mixed by Deezl Imhof, Rolf Schmidt
produced by Deezl Imhof, Michael Mathis and Roland Saum
mastered by Glenn Miller @ Greenwood Studios
'days of foam' engineered and mixed by Joe Glanzmann
illustration and design by Andy Kamber

rec rec 2002

Electric Shocks Forever


RauschenAndreas Glauser: Musik im Rauschen

Andreas Glauser- electronic tools
Christian Bucher- percussion part 6

brainhall 2002

Musik im Rauschen


ExperienceMarco Wolf: Experience

Marco Wolf- keys, piano, drum programming

Léa Blumer-Comfort- vocal tracks 2, 3, 6
Myrta Amstad- vocal tracks 5, 7, 9
Nadya Khelili- vocal track 8
Christian Bucher- drums, percussion tracks 1,2,7,10
Peter Müller- background vocal track 5; bass, track 8
Michel de Paula- flute tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 11
Mansour Beiglar- flute (surna) solo track 10
Roger Staffelbach- accoustic guitar tracks 2, 3
Rene Koller- tracks 3, 8

written and produced by Marco Wolf
recorded at Titanik Studio, Sursee by Peter Müller
mixed by Didier Maag, Peter Müller, Marco Wolf
mastered by TON-ART, Basel
cover design by Daniela Erni

2002

Marco Wolf Experience


Under BlueSkylar: Under Blue Stars

Franz Hellmüller- guitars
Peter Quadri- guitars
Jürg Vogt- bass
Christoph Schorro- drums, percussion
Christian Bucher- drums tracks 5, 7

recorded and mixed by Jürg Vogt
mastered by Studio the Place, Luzern
design by Andrea Baumgartner & PDT

1998

Skylar Under Blue Stars


Already HappySportsguitar: Happy Already

Roland Saum- guitars
Oliver Obert- voice, guitars, bass
Christian Bucher- drums tracks 1,6,9

songs written by Oliver Obert
produced by Roland Saum and Oliver Obert
engineered by Rolf Schmidt
mixed by Sportsguitar and Rolf Schmidt
mastered at Greenwood Studios
artwork by Typoundso, Dittli F.O. and Marc Phillipp

Matador Records 1998

Already Happy






COMPILATIONS

Hin & WegFlo* Compilation

BUG
Track „rcuh„ Sediment

TAM TAM 2016

Hin & WegChicago Trios

Improvisation with Hans-Peter Pfammatter - Lou Mallozzi - Christian Bucher
Tracks 4, 7

Experimental Sound Studio 2009

Hin & WegHin & Weg: Compilation Gegen Wegweisung

BUG State of Suspense - Part 9
Bucher/Fehlmann DUO - 1

Bündnis Luzern Für Alle 2008

AllezAllez Sur Soleure: a Benefit for Tibet and Nepal

Portobello - Playing Dead

Aunt Katharina Records 2007




RockSchwiizRock Schwiiz 2

Portobello - Playing Dead

TBA 2007




Fast ForwardEtnies Fast Forward Tour Volume II

Portobello - Chase the Dragon

2006




Audio SurfAudio Surf Vol 1

Portobello - She's Like Night

Banana Pirate Records 2005







VIDEOS/FILME

PlayingPortobello: You're So Indie, Baby

Music Video

11 P.M. RECORDS 2010

You're So Indie, BabyYou're So Indie, Baby

TV
SF2 Roboclip/ Viva Swizz/ Music-Night bei Dani Beck


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Video: "You're So Indie, Baby"

PlayingPortobello: Playing Dead

Music Video

Condor Records 2007

Playing DeadPlaying Dead

TV
SF2 Roboclip/ Viva Swizz/ TVM3/ Télévision Suisse Romande TSR/ B-Kanal/ Music-Night by Dani Beck/ Streetclip (DE)/ C-Tube (DE)


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Video: "Playing Dead"

Gruppe MGruppe M

Kunstvideo auf DVD

brainhall 2005

Gruppe M



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Video: "M."

Schritte Schritte Gegen den Wind

Soundtrack for the Documentary Film of Stefan Jäger

Mago Film-Productions 1994

Schritte Gegen den Wind


Von Grund Von Grund auf wär ich ein Mensch zum Leben

Soundtrack for the Documentary Film of Stefan Jäger

Mago Film-Productions 1992

Von Grund auf wär ich ein Mensch zum Leben






PUBLIKATIONEN

LeporelloCoverUnter der Oberfläche

Claudia Bucher, Rob Nienburg

wirma.ch/en 2016


TagebuchSehnsucht


El ColorTagebuch der Sehnsucht

Franz Bucher, Romano Cuonz, Christian Bucher

Druckerei Odermatt 2016


TagebuchSehnsucht


Vom R&RVom Rieseln und Rinnen

Claudia Bucher

Martin Walimann 2007

Vom Rieseln und Rinnen


El ColorEl Color del Jazz

Jorge Lardone

Marcelo Kohan 2007


El Color del Jazz


RepellingRepelling Attraction

Julia Kälin

Martin Wallimann 2006


Repelling Attraction



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Video: "A und C"

GeballteGeballte Gegenwart

Lydia Jeschke, Daniel Ott, Lukas Ott

Christoph Merian 2005

Geballte Gegenwart


HundertmalHundertmal im Schtei

Erich Brechbühl

Martin Wallimann 2005

Hundertmal im Schtei


Gruppe922x17

Julia Kälin

Kunstraum Katzenstrick, Einsiedeln 2003


im Lagerhaus Eigenthal


KunstraumKunstraum Obwalden 97/98/99

Melk Imboden, Martin Wallimann

Martin Wallimann 2000


Kunstraum Obwalden 97/98/99


Gruppe9im Lagerhaus Eigenthal

Gruppe 9

1998


im Lagerhaus Eigenthal


Gruppe9im Kunstraum Giswil

Gruppe 9

1997

im Kunstraum Giswil


NEBENfluesseNEBENflüsse

Martin Wallimann 1991

NEBENfluesse


StGeroldBegegnungswoche St Gerold

Künstlertreff 13

Martin Wallimann 1991

Begegnungswoche St Gerold






WEITERE EINSPIELUNGEN

DieGoldeneKehleDie Goldene Kehle

Jugendchor Azurro und Kinderchor Allegro

2002

not4saleNot 4 Sale

Jazzchor

2001

JugendchorJugendchor St Michael Zug

da Capo Music 2001

SpielSpitRgt9Spiel Spit Rgt 9

2001

josefJosef

Kindermusical

Koller Multimedia 2000 VHS

OsterspielOsterspiel

Koller Multimedia 1998 VHS

KrachusKrachus und Musikus in Horw

Ein Jubiläumsfestspiel

1997 Cassette

SpielInfRgt20Spiel Inf Rgt 20 in Concert

Amos 1994

VomStaernSpiel Inf Rgt 20

1992 Cassette

titanicRekrutenspiel Bern

Titanic

Amos 1991

VomStaernBig Band Upwood Juniors und Chor

1987 Cassette

VomStaernVom Stärn i der Nacht

Singspiel für Bigband, Chor und Solisten

1985 Cassette