lauri hyvärinen – acoustic guitar, objects, electronics ilia belorukov – fluteophone, electronics 4 december 2016 chance meeting festival at sic gallery, helsinki, finland
ilia belorukov is a musician from saint-petersburg, russia who works in the realm of improvised, noise and electroacoustic music. he’s a member of different projects such as wozzeck, mars-96 and others. to extract sound from his alto saxophone, he uses objects and electronics.
lauri hyvärinen is a guitar player from helsinki, finland. for most of his life he has concentrated on experimental and improvised music as well as noise. he works to find a balance between an instrumental impulse and a respect for silence and presence.
ilia and lauri met to create this album helsinki, finland in october of 2015. ilia played saxophone. lauri played guitar. they both played electronics.
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mars-96 is a free improvised noise rock trio from northern palmira. their name refers to an ambitious project of the russian space agency that ended in scandalous failure. their sound references the no wave scene of new york city. their first album for pan y rosas is a frenetic noise burst of action that captures a live show that happened on january 24, 2014 at club dada in st. petersburg, russia!
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antoine beuger is a composer and organizer born in the netherlands. one element of his work is the sound in between what’s played. space. musicality of mundane actions. everyday-ness. listen throughout your waking hours. experience. he is part of wandelweiser – which is both a performer/composer collective and a record label.
his first album for pan y rosas is florenski septets a piece for seven instruments that was performed in st. petersburg, russia on april 6, 2013. the piece was performed by: yuri akbalkan, ilia belorukov, stanislav oporkov, marina poleukhina, kirill shirokov, denis sorokin and alexey sysoev. long single tones. silence. mesh and unmesh. listen carefully.
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live at dada. july 7, 2013
Ilia Belorukov – drums, laptop
Mikhail Ershov – electronics
live video documentation of an ensemble featuring both marina poleukhina and ilia belorukov! massive! also playing – jurij akbalkan, kirill shirokov, nikolaj korablev, denis sorokin, alexej sysoev.
both from februrary 6, 2013!
DAJE is a solo project of leonardo belardinelli, who would like to sleep forever and ever. (he also provided the drums for the album I by exercise).
the wozzeck project started in september of 2007 as a free-jazz, noise and ambient-drone ensemble with primary members ilia belorukov and mikhail ershov. currenty the project work both as a trio and as a duo. in duo form belorukov and ershov are transitioning towards improvised electroacoustic and noise music.
both albums are noisey. both albums are quiet-ish. both albums are compositionally inclined. daje is a single – three songs in about seven minutes. zieht das kind an sich also contains three songs, but runs about twenty five minutes – more of an e.p. controlled feedback. no input mixers. voices. rattling. etc.