Urban Arts Berlin proudly presents:
Vinyl release - SYNTHESIS Vol. 2 - October the 14th @ MAZE, Berlin.
An international Music Compilation with some of the best living sound artists working professionally in the sonic field.
This record contains a selection of seven tracks from a total of 30 selected tracks released on our bandcamp page:
We present to you a very remarkable record in the experimental and sound art terrain with live concerts by some of the selected artists who you can enjoy in the vinyl and two other live acts from the on-line bandcamp release.
Niels Loekkegaard (Denmark)
Dixie Treichel (US)
Chris Dreier (Germany)
Sang Mi Ahn (Korea)
Frank Lohmeyer (Germany)
Alex Tomb (Cyprus)
The digital album costs 7 Euro. For ordering a record please pay 13 Euro + 6.50 worlwide shipping. In Berlin there are not shipping costs. You can pick up your record at the release event and get in for free!
Please add 6.50 Euro extra to your order = 19.50 Euro. Your copy arrives end of October begining of November. You are welcome to donate extra cash for the new releases. THANKS!
We will release this amazing record and have it at this event so you can directly buy it from us saving the sending postage.
You can also pre-order your copies throught this bandcamp page.
RECORD RELEASE LINE UP:
CHRIS DREIER - Germany
Born in Wuppertal, Germany, Chris Dreier is an ex Tödliche Doris member. Nowadays involved in two music projects: Spadelove (Frank Lohmeyer) and Burqamachines (Ursula Döbereiner, Frank Lohmeyer, D.Holland-Moritz).
CUBOP - Mexico
Musician and sound designer from Mexico City currently working in Berlin. Her works encompass analogue and digital synthesis, field recordings and musique concrète techniques, often displaying her proficiency at playing a variety of instruments. She has produced a large body of soundtrackwork for Radio, film and performance, and, with Cubop & Espectra Negra, as a solo artist in her own right.
This year the legendary Japanese Label LUST VESSEL will release a 3 Vol. sound archive with the best compositions produced in the last decade by Cubop in tape format.
NIELS LYHNE LOEKKEGAARD - Denmark
Masters degree from the Music Conservatory in Copenhagen (2000-2005). Studies in New York (2005 & 2006). The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2007-2008). Advanced Postgraduate Diploma from the Music Conservatory in Copenhagen (2010-2012).
1995 1.prize “Berlingske Tidendes talentcompetition”
2004 1.prize “Young Danish Comets”
2005 1.prize ” Jazzstruggle” - European competition
2006 Talent prize from Léonie Sonnings Fond
2006 Talent prize from EBU (EuropeanBroadcastingUnion)
2007 1. prize “DPA composer prize”
2007 1. prize Danish Arts Council
2008 1. prize DM
ALAN GLEESON - Ireland
Alan Gleeson is an Irish sound artist based in Berlin who has been experimenting with all types of electronic sound for over 15 years. In 2010 he completed a Masters Degree in Music Technology at the University of Limerick, Ireland. His thesis and continued research is based on “A practice-based solution for meaningful and expressive laptop performance”.
Since moving to Berlin Alan has been involved in many performances, both solo and accompanied. He has also been involved in creating sound installations (CTM 2011, Rainforest), MNM by Humatic (ZKM 2014).
FRANK LOHMEYER - Germany
Frank Lohmeyer, born 1970, based in Berlin.
Aliases Gueule Cass√©e, FX, FLX, Frau Lohmeyer.
Background in musicology, visual arts, painting, computer science & medicine. Member of Burqamachines, Spadelove, Modern Products among other projects.
"What if this is Paradise and we are already in Heaven?"
The piece is mainly put together in Max/MSP and implies heavy processing of recorded body sounds, as well as
some old-fashioned Synthesizers, Compressors and tons of reverb.
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