Von: Manuela Benetton
Betreff: Berlin, Mon. Sept. 10th: WILL GUTHRIE, RASHAD BECKER, LUCIANO MAGGIORE
Datum: 3. September 2012 15:57:59 MESZ
With Apologies For Cross-Posting
Monday, Sept. 10 2012 – Doors 21:00 Concerts 22:00
at WEST GERMANY, Skalitzerstr. 133 Berlin
WILL GUTHRIE // RASHAD BECKER // LUCIANO MAGGIORE
Australian drummer/percussionist Will Guthrie uses amplified found and junk, microphones, electronics, drums and cymbals. He works in many different settings of music: live performance, improvisation and studio composition. He studied jazz and improvised music(s) at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia and alongside Ren Walters he started the weekly concert series ‚Improvised Tuesdays‘, now known as the Make It Up Club and is Australia’s longest running performance space dedicated to experimental and improvised musics. In Nantes, France he is part of the collective CABLE# which also organises regular concerts and an annual festival. He also runs the experimental improvised CD label and mailorder service; ANTBOY MUSIC. He plays solo using different combinations of drums, percussion, amplification and electronics, in minimalist/maximalist free jazz trio THE AMES ROOM, in appalachian mutant folk duo ELWOOD & GUTHRIE, as well as the electro/acoustic improvised/composed ensemble
Rashad Becker is a shadowy figure, generally more comfortable behind the scenes of Good Music (TM) and as an engineer at Dubplates & Mastering where he is widely considered to have some of the most finely tuned ears in music. He describes his music as “playing the traditional music of imaginery species”.
Luciano Maggiore (Palermo 1980) is an electroacoustic musician living and working in Bologna. In recent years he has developed a strong interest in the mechanisms of sound diffusion, utilizing speakers and various analog and digital media (walkmans, CD players, tape recorders) as his primary source. Maggiore’s interests runs between architectural values and directional, dynamic and psychoacoustic sound, placing a strong emphasis towards fixed sound. He works regularly as a duo with Enrico Malatesta and Francesco Brasini. He has collaborated with Angstarbeiter, Auriga, Mario De Vega, John Duncan, Andrew L. Hooker, Seiji Morimoto, Seijiro Murayama, Valdoca Theatre, Zapruder Filmmakergroup, Zimmerfrei. His work is published by Senufo Editions and Boring Machines.