Juan Crek

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Spanish artist from Barcelona trained in the classical study and mechanical technique of baritone saxophone, has dedicated much of his work to the timbral research and electronic transformation of the sounds of that instrument. Currently, he explores the phonetic possibilities of voice and the manipulation of all kinds of everyday objects, and their integration into a surrealist and pataphysical discourse.

It began in 1976, founding the group Macromassa with which he has edited a good number of records.

During the 1980s he was part of different musical experiences such as Cuarteto Zap de Saxofones (1981), Unknown Music Laboratory (1982), The Mathematics (1983) as well as making different recordings under the heading of Juan Crek. He also collaborated in some way with groups such as Clónicos or Aurelio and Los Vagabundos.

As Juan Crek recorded 'La lengua cassette' (19879, 'I like gruñir!' (1987), 'Trois lapins, Vol. 3' (1989), 'El vicari d'Olot' (1989), 'Canívales suggestions' ( 1990), 'The Art of Joan Raventós' (1990), 'Our Nebula Incured' (1991), 'Noise Club 1' (1994), 'Hadas en las lentejas' (1995), 'Two Chinese Men' (1995) along with Pep Figueres, 'Viento del Este' (1996) with Sergio Oca, 'Children playing on the beach' (1995) together with Púber del Burgo, 'La luna de la cosecha' (1997) together with Carter Piler, ' Waves with a white crest '(1997) with Sophie Borthwick,' Airisan '(1999),' Red Sunday '(2000),' 1224 m 'video clip with Sergio Oca and' Poets' (2006).

Durenta the nineties participated in other projects and groups of noise music such as Xavang (1995), Gràcia Territori Sonor (1996), Ark (1997), Waves of White Crest (1997) or Sphere (1998).

At the beginning of 1998, he left definitively the research and practice of the saxophone, as well as the production works (except occasional occasions), to dedicate himself to perform custom music, collaborations with other musicians or artists and develop more personal projects, such as' Los Planetas Humanos' (solo), a project that consists of 11 electroacoustic pieces (computer) and archetypal texts (voice), where metaphors are made about family and friends in a melancholic, destructive and pataphysical way.

With 'Materia viva' (solo), he elaborates a surrealist project based on the phonetic possibilities of the voice and its mixing with pre-recorded bases, manipulated everyday objects and his pataphysical-theatrical exhibition

In 2004, with Ongo (along with Sergio Oca, Bet Gérgola and Antonio Puertas), he fuses rock and experimental music. It was a band composed of two bass players, a drummer and voice with effects.

Finally, he assembled the Band of Improvisers of Barcelona in 2006 (along with 10 other musicians based in Barcelona). It was an improvisation group consisting of drums, bass, double bass, two electric guitars, viola de roda, trumpet, two saxophones and voice, directed by Pablo Rega and Serapi Soler.
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Albums

508 LMD Juan Crek - Meggustaggrruñirrr! album art Juan Crek Meggustaggrruñirrr!(Cass) Laboratorio De Música Desconocida 508 LMD Spain 1987 Vender esta versión
SUB 20 Juan Crek - Sugerencias Canibales album art Juan Crek Sugerencias Canibales(Cass, Album, C46) Underground Productions SUB 20 France 1990 Vender esta versión
L.A.P. 20 Juan Crek - El Arte De Joan Reventos album art Juan Crek El Arte De Joan Reventos(Cass, Album, Promo, C46) Linea Alternativa L.A.P. 20 Spain 1990 Vender esta versión
none Juan Crek - Poe Ta S E S  album art Crek* Poe Ta S E S (CD, Album) La Olla Expréss none Spain 2006 Vender esta versión

Singles & EPs

G3CK1, mini lmd 01 Juan Crek - Hadas En Las Lentejas album art Juan Crek Hadas En Las Lentejas(CD, Mini) G3G Records, Laboratorio De Música Desconocida G3CK1, mini lmd 01 Spain 1995 Vender esta versión
G3CK2, mini lmd 02 Juan Crek - Dos Hombres Chinos album art Juan Crek & Pep Figueras Juan Crek & Pep Figueras - Dos Hombres Chinos(CD, Mini) G3G Records, Laboratorio De Música Desconocida G3CK2, mini lmd 02 Spain 1995 Vender esta versión
G3CK3, mini lmd 03 Juan Crek - Viento Del Este album art Juan Crek & Sergio Oca Juan Crek & Sergio Oca - Viento Del Este(CD, Mini) G3G Records, Laboratorio De Música Desconocida G3CK3, mini lmd 03 Spain 1996 Vender esta versión
G3CK4, mini lmd 04 Juan Crek - Niños Jugando En La Playa album art Juan Crek & Gustavo Púber Del Burgo Juan Crek & Gustavo Púber Del Burgo - Niños Jugando En La Playa(CD, Mini) G3G Records, Laboratorio De Música Desconocida G3CK4, mini lmd 04 Spain 1996 Vender esta versión
G3CK5, mini lmd 05 Juan Crek - La Luna De La Cosecha album art Juan Crek & Carter Piler Juan Crek & Carter Piler - La Luna De La Cosecha(CD, Mini) G3G Records, Laboratorio De Música Desconocida G3CK5, mini lmd 05 Spain 1997 Vender esta versión
G3CK6, mini lmd 06 Juan Crek - Waves Whith A White Crest album art Juan Crek & Sophie Borthwick Juan Crek & Sophie Borthwick - Waves Whith A White Crest(CD, Mini) G3G Records, Laboratorio De Música Desconocida G3CK6, mini lmd 06 Spain 1997 Vender esta versión