Al Maslakh
al maslakh (the slaughterhouse) is a ufo created to publish the unpublishable in the lebanese artistic scene


Ingar Zach is known for the wide range of sounds in his instrument. He plays his percussion in a very dynamic, but still energetic way. He uses homemade percussion, gongs and devises like; propellers, bows, sruti-box and tabla machine as parts of his extended drumkit. He is dedicated to improvised/contemporary music and is regularly touring and recording with his fixed ensembles, but also in different ad-hoc projects in Europe, Canada and USA.

Zach is currently working in fixed groups like; HUNTSVILLE (N) (w/Ivar Grydeland and Tonny Kluften), NO SPAGHETTI EDITION (N), FLORE DE CATACLYSMO (w/Giuseppe Ielasi (I) - guitar/electronics, Michel Doneda (F) –saxophones), MUTA (w/ Rhodri Davies(UK) - harp, Alessandra Rombolá (I) - flutes), JON BALKE and MAGNETIC NORTH ORCHESTRA, LOOPER (w/ Nikos Veliotis (G) - cello and Martin Küchen (S) - saxophones) and LABORATORY FIELD (w/David Stackenäs).

In addition to working with fixed groups he is also involved in ad-hoc activities with other musicians and composers such as; Eivind Buene (N), Øyvind Torvund (N), Jim O¹Rourke (US), Barry Guy (UK), Evan Parker (UK), Axel Dörner (D), Kevin Drumm (US), Thomas Lehn (D), Jaap Blonk (H), Mats Gustafsson (S), Annette Krebs (D), Andrea Neumann (D), Phil Minton (UK), John Butcher (UK), Xavier Charles (F), Mazen Kerbaj (LIB), Agustí Fernández (ESP), John Tilbury (UK), Derek Bailey (UK), Philipp Wachsmann (UK), Charlotte Hug (CH) to name a few.  

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