u​:​man​:​tek

by friedrich glorian

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about

u:man:tek
is a sonic adventure, blending the natural sounds of traditional and ritual instruments from ancient cultures of the east and the west with the unlimited musical expression of modern electronic sound producing devices in a harmonious way.

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released March 21, 1999

u:man:tek
contributed two of their songs - 'a lightning bolt of wisdom' (lyrics/recited by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche/remixed by u:man:tek) and 'chenrezi' - to the sampler 'The Great Stupa', released in 2003.

"The Great Stupa album, a unique two-disc musical journey, contains tracks which have been contributed by renowned international artists such as Sting, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Emmy Lou Harris, Robben Ford, Steve Tibbetts/Ani Choying Drolma + many others, all of whom have been united by a vision of peace, liberation and compassion. the stunning package is also a 108-page documentary, filled with color photographs, artwork, text and a short film on the story of the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya at the rocky mountain Shambhala Center (USA)..."

order 'The Great Stupa' album
www.allegro-music.com/online_catalog.asp?sku_tag=SSR31
www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/6025746/a/Great+Stupa.htm


the u:man:tek song 'a lightning bolt of wisdom' is part of the soundtrack for the award winning documentary 'Words Of My Perfect Teacher' (2003).
"...from the world cup to the mythical mountain kingdom of Bhutan, 'Words of My Perfect Teacher' follows three students on a quest they hope will lead to wisdom. set to a world beat with music by Sting, Tara Slone & Joy Drop, Steve Tibbetts, u:man:tek, Kunga 19, and others..."
www.wordsofmyperfectteacher.com


read more
www.myspace.com/umantek

lyrics on 'a lightning bolt of wisdom' written and performed by
sakyong mipham rinpoche
mipham.com

friedrich glorian/germany
guzheng, didgeridoo, tibetan bowls and bells, percussion
flavors.me/glorian

martin garat/france
programming, 12-string guitar, voice

marianne svasek/netherlands
sarangi, voice
mariannesvasek.nl

daniel perret/france
flutes
centreduvallon.pagesperso-orange.fr/html/daniel_perret.html

jean-michel 'ganga' cerveau/france
sitar, voice
orients.pagesperso-orange.fr/ArtSymbolique.html
ganga.ereduverseau.com/pages_artiste/artiste1.html

alicia manfrini/france
voice

sophie borgeaud/france
voice
sophie-borgeaud.pagesperso-orange.fr

michael buyens/france
programming, keyboards, guitar, bass
thestereoflow.com/michaelbuyens.html


u:man:tek grafics by unknown paris grafiti artists. thanks guys.
read more: www.myspace.com/umantek

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glorian Ulm, Germany

glorian performs post world improvised music live, using guzheng, ITstrument, percussion and live electronics. he composes for and collaborates with contemporary and multimedia music/dance projects.

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