Monday, August 22, 2011
Three musicians from different backgrounds meet in the intersection between acoustic, electro-acoustic and electronic sound qualities. Feedbacks, field recordings and double bass create the raw material, which in pure or processed form is then transformed into a new soundscape. It is a soundscape of dynamic abstraction that invites the audience to enter a state of active listening. Given the distinct background of the three musicians, the musical language promises heterogeneity and multi-dimensionality: noise, drone, lower case electronica, energy, play, research and contemporary composition.
Claudio Rocchetti _ Italy Fieldrecordings, Feedbacks
Klaus Janek _ Italy Double bass, Laptop
Li Zenghui _ China Saxophone, Voice
Nerve (Hong Kong)
Sin:Ned (Hong Kong)
- Includes one drink
- Limited to 50 tickets only. Available on a first-come-first served basis.
*Full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients.
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About the artists:
Claudio Rocchetti | Fieldrecordings, Feedbacks
Born1976, in Bozen Italy. After experiencing the straight-edge hardcore scene, he began exploring the many realms of noise. Rocchetti is now working on the composition of cinematic musical landscapes with the aid of old rare records, dusty analogue instruments as source material (old radios, customized turntables, gramophones...).
Born 1969, in Bolzano Italy. Studied classical double bass with M. Muraro, Venice, and attended workshops led by D.Holland, P.Kowald. L.Butch Morris. Explores avant-garde music, works on sound research on double bass, and actively involved in the improvised music scene. In addition to the three solo double bass CDs, also published CD of traditional and electronic music (FMP, edel classics, Minor Music, Solponticello, Ubiquity and others). He not only composes music for cinema, theatre and dance theatre, but also is the Art director of various concert series in Italy and Germany. He had attended concert and festival in EU, Russia, Israel, Canada, Japan and USA extensively. Since 2008, he works for Meta Design.
Born 1983 in Qingdao, China. Relocated to Beijing in 2007. A Saxophone player, poet and voice experimentalist. He is the most promising star in China’s free music / avant-jazz realm. He had found the indie / experimental rock band “the Tipsy Verse” in 2001. Afterwards he held a concurrent post as the keyboard player in “Pipedream Princess”. Also co-founder of “Walnut Room” with Feng Hao in 2007.
Nerve graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a master degree in composition and electronic music. He is a member of experimental electronic music group VSOP and DJ of the club nights “Headroom” and “Are Friends Electric?”. With his multidisciplinary background, Nerve’s main interest lies in exploring and experimenting the boundaries between contemporary music, sound art, multimedia theatre and pop culture.
An idiosyncratic improviser, sonic artist, live-visualist, curator and free-lance writer from Hong Kong. Also co-founder of the experimental imprint Re-Records and member of the electro-acoustic duo No One Pulse.
Being a veteran writer of the legendary Hong Kong alternative music magazine MCB (Music Colony B-Weekly), his writings had influenced a wide spectrum of experimental musicians and listeners. With his on-going experimentation embracing improvisation, noise, errors, chaos and randomness, he has been re-visioning an unorthodox sound-making process expressed in extreme dichotomies, and driven by intuition and direct experience.