Saturday, 7. October 2017 / 21:00 | DJ Set & Konzert

phew (jp), stefan schneider (de) , papiro (ch/it), na-ah & fred hystère (oor)


Saturday, 9. September 2017 / 15:00 | DJ Set & Performance

we* the third ear – 3 jahre ooor!


Thursday, 1. June 2017 / 20:00 | Konzert & Performance

sarah davachi (cnd), caterina barbieri (it), gea brown (it)



Thursday, 4. May 2017 / 20:00 | DJ Lecture & DJ Set & Performance

salon bastarde & oor saloon present: soundmythen vol.1: afrodrexciya






Tuesday, 21. March 2017 / 20:00 | Konzert & oor zu gast

oor saloon & walcheturm presents:
peter zinovieff & lucy railton (uk)
rfg – a new work for cello and computer
& dj fred hystère (oor, zh)

Dienstag, 21.3.2017
Tür: 20.00
Konzert: 21.00
@ Kunstraum Walcheturm

Pioneer of synthesiser technology, Peter Zinovieff and cellist Lucy Railton are pleased to announce the completion of RFG for cello and computer, marking the first work created by this new collaboration. A year in the making, RFG is a 40-minute piece for cello and computer combining a live instrumental part and an assemblage of pre-recorded, manipulated material forming an «orchestral» counterpart. Designed for performance with 7 spatially configured loudspeakers, RFG articulates a bold and luminous meshing of voices, a visceral encounter between a venerated technological innovator and one of today’s leading instrumentalists.

Peter Zinovieff
(b.1933) is best known as the founder of London’s Electronic Music Studio, where he spent the late 1960s developing the ground-breaking VCS3 synthesiser. EMS was a legendary hub of innovation for electronic music, traversing the popular, experimental and avant garde domains. Zinovieff has also worked closely with figures such as Harrison Birtwistle (The Mask Of Orpheus for English National Opera, Royal Opera House) and Hans Werner Henze, and has been hailed for his pioneering work by artists and writers across the board. Since 2010 Peter Zinovieff has come back to electronic music with two commissions by TBA 21 ( Bridges from Somewhere - the Morning Line, Istanbul and Good Morning Ludwig - ZKM), 2 Violin Concerti with Aisha Orazbayeva (Radio France and London Contemporary Music Festival) and a series of poetry and 5.1 surround sound compositions with Katrina Porteous (The Sage, Gateshead).

Lucy Railton
(b.1985) is a London and Berlin based musician and considered one of the leading instrumentalists working in experimental and electronic new music today. Original works have been made and presented the Tate Modern Turbine Hall (sound installation for Philippe Parreno’s ‘16 - ‘17 Hyundai Commission) at Institute of Contemporary Arts - London, Lulea Kulturhausen - Sweden, Electronic Music Studio, Stockholm, House of Electronic Arts - Basel, James Cohen Gallery - New York, the Royal Opera House - London, Wysing Arts Festival - Cambridge and Dean Clough - Halifax. Commissions include the OST for Philippe Parreno’s short film - Lin-Yen, and PAF Festival of Film Animation, Czech Republic in collaboration with Rebecca Salvadori, Sonic Acts/Dark Ecology/Borealis Festival with artist Russell Haswell. Some past collaborations include those with Mark Fell, Chris Watson, dancer/choreographer Akram Khan, and visual artists Linder Sterling and Philippe Parreno. She has recently released the music of Giacinto Scelsi on SNVariations. Lucy is also founder and co-director of the London Contemporary Music Festival.

Kunstraum Walcheturm
Kanonengasse 20
8004 Zürich



Saturday, 28. January 2017 / 16:00 | DJ Samstag & DJ Set

dj-samstag mit doug shipton (uk, finders keepers)


Friday, 6. January 2017 / 19:00 | collective listening & sound performance

alexander tuchaček: radio ansteckende symbiosen – reprogrammierung des empfindens 2.0.


Sunday, 18. December 2016 / 12:00 | buchpräsentation & fink & friends presents & installation

tria (beijing/zh), liang hao (beijing) & sonntagsverkauf!!!!


Saturday, 12. November 2016 / 19:00 | collective listening & Konzert & Radio Play & sound performance

miki yui (jp/de), marc matter (de)


Saturday, 5. November 2016 / 14:00 | buchpräsentation & Konzert

a day with the greatest & the chiara izzy quartett (it/ch)


Saturday, 15. October 2016 / 19:00 | DJ Set & Konzert & sound performance

an unhappy evening with maya dunietz (isr), evan ifekoya (uk), akw (zh), li tavor & moni schori (zh)


Friday, 16. September 2016 / 19:30 | Konzert

tsembla (fin/swe), dj eazzy honey (hallo echo, lu)


Saturday, 10. September 2016 / 12:00 | DJ Set & Konzert & Performance & Release & Tape Set

2 years oor 4 the 1st time!


Wednesday, 10. August 2016 / 12:00 | DJ Set & oor zu gast

oor saloon spins at radio lora dj marathon


Friday, 22. July 2016 / 18:00 | collective listening & DJ Set & Performance & Release & sound performance & Talk

sideroom amsterdam & oor saloon present:
speaks with silence



Saturday, 21. May 2016 / 19:30 | DJ Set & Konzert

fezayafirar (ist/zh) & dj raw shan (zh)


Thursday, 12. May 2016 / 19:30 | DJ Set & Konzert

zayk (zh) & dj soult (zh)



Thursday, 7. April 2016 / 19:00 | fink & friends presents

backbonebooks (de/mx)


Tuesday, 5. April 2016 / 19:30 | Konzert & sound installation & sound performance

rie nakajima (jp) pierre berthet (be) – dead plants & living objects


Wednesday, 30. March 2016 / 19:30 | Konzert & oor zu gast & Performance & sound performance

oor saloon & uto kult presents: who takes the rap


Friday, 18. March 2016 / 20:00 | Konzert & sound installation & sound performance

spettra (lisa lurati & björn magnusson, zh)


Thursday, 11. February 2016 / 19:00 | fink & friends presents

marion ritzmann (zh) – fortsetzung folgt


Wednesday, 3. February 2016 / 13:30 | collective noise action

dub-down the willküre! – sirenen gegen die entrechtung




Sunday, 20. December 2015 / 15:00 | Labelpräsentation

travel by goods records (hamburg)


Wednesday, 2. December 2015 / 15:27 | Konzert & Release

bit-tuner (zh) – a bit of light


Wednesday, 25. November 2015 / 19:00 | fink & friends presents

mathew kneebone (be) – light bulb moments



Wednesday, 21. October 2015 / 12:00 | oor zu gast

oor at nectar – 2nd tbilisi triennal, georgia


Friday, 18. September 2015 / 18:00 | Konzert & Labelpräsentation

das andere selbst (berlin) präsentiert: delmore fx (live), multitasking (live)


Wednesday, 9. September 2015 / 17:00 | DJ Set & Performance & sound performance

1 year oor saloon!


Monday, 31. August 2015 / 19:00 | Konzert & Release

anaheim (zh) – «gone west» & «gone fishing»


Friday, 21. August 2015 / 20:00 | DJ Set & Konzert & sound performance & Tape Set

diskant invites oor saloon to salon des amateurs




Friday, 10. July 2015 / 22:00 | DJ Set & Konzert & oor zu gast

beatrice dillon (uk), uom (zh), fred hystère (zh), sharonfromafrica (sa/zh)


Wednesday, 1. July 2015 / 14:00 | fink & friends presents

sailor press (se) und magnus thierfelder / carl lindh (se)


Friday, 5. June 2015 / 19:00 | DJ Set & Lesung

palace st.gallen zu gast im oor saloon


Wednesday, 3. June 2015 / 20:00 | DJ Set & Labelpräsentation & Lecture & Talk

volker zander/apparent extent (de) – making public records





Wednesday, 29. April 2015 / 16:00 | fink & friends presents

fucking good art (nl) – early anarchist publishing, archives and art


Friday, 24. April 2015 / 19:30 | Konzert & Labelpräsentation

diatribes, d'incise & cyril bondi (genf)




Wednesday, 15. April 2015 / 19:00 | Labelpräsentation & musical reading

pulver & asche records (chiasso)
, zeno gabaglio & alan alpenfelt (ti)


Thursday, 9. April 2015 / 16:00 | fink & friends presents

daniela keiser (zh), nadine olonetzky (zh) – bergen


Tuesday, 31. March 2015 / 15:00 | Konzert & sound installation & sound performance & Tape Set

internationaler tag der audiokassette 2015: soult, dubbling crack monster, k-set, lukas zimmermann, michael blättler, vincent glanzmann


Thursday, 26. March 2015 / 19:00 | fink & friends presents

humboldt books (it) presents: invernomuto (it) – negus



Saturday, 14. March 2015 / 20:00 | Konzert & oor zu gast

oor saloon & hula honeys present: the durian brothers (de) & papiro (it/bs)


Thursday, 5. March 2015 / 19:00 | fink & friends presents

till velten
 (de) – sprechen über demenz





Friday, 12. December 2014 / 19:00 | Konzert & Release

golden disko ship (de, spezialmaterial)


Saturday, 6. December 2014 / 18:00 | Konzert

none of them (nice try records/zh)



Tuesday, 4. November 2014 / 18:00 | DJ Set & DJ Talk

dj marcelle (nld) – spins in the oor window


Thursday, 30. October 2014 / 18:00 | buchpräsentation & collective listening & Lecture

gilles aubry (ch) – the amplification of souls


Saturday, 25. October 2014 / 19:00 | Konzert & sound performance

andrea parkins (us) – broken acts


Saturday, 4. October 2014 / 14:00 | buchpräsentation & DJ Set

hans christian dany – disco auf der suche nach dem glück


Thursday, 25. September 2014 / 19:00 | fink & friends presents

monika sennhauser – gleichungen in intervallen