Matjaž Man?ek - Biography

1. Radio activity, editorial and coordinating activities

1996 – ongoing: collaborator of Radio Študent Ljubljana (www.radiostudent.si) as radio-DJ, show producer, reviewer, …
2000-2003: music editor of Radio Študent
2000: conceptual/programme designer of festival »Novi Rock«, which used to be the most important Slovenian annual alternative music festival 1981 – 2000
2001 – ongoing: coordinator of »Crossradio«-project (www.crossradio.org). A radio programme exchange project, which involves participation of 12 independent radio stations from ex-Yugoslavian states and has been taking care of weekly exchange of information about cultural activities in the region for the past 4 years
2001-02: initiator and coordinator of project »Klubski maraton Radia Študent (Radio Student’s Clubbing Marathon; www.radiostudent.si/projekti/maraton)«. A project designed with an aim to increase touring opportunities for young Slovenian bands and musicians;
2003: organizer of regular weekly evenings of free improvised music »Impro Telos« in club Gromka in Ljubljana
2004: curator of »Sound Explicit« (www.zavod-parasite.si/soundexplicit) series of experimental music projects in P74 Gallery in Ljubljana;
2004: editor of experimental electronic music label rx:tx (www.rx-tx.org), a division of Project Atol Institute
2004: organizer of »Progress EX.04« – festival of eastern-european electronica (www.rx-tx.org/progress)


2. musical activities

1997- 2003: guitar player in Noiserock-group Štirje pravi dedci
2003 – ongoing: guitar player in Impro-jazz project Lolita Libra (www.ljudmila.org/lolita/libre)
2004 – ongoing: guitar player in Experimental/Multimedia music project BAST (www.aksioma.org/bast)