Tuesday 28 January 2020, 7.30pm
Silvan Schmid, Paul Amereller and Tom Wheatley will be performing a new, on-going composition; a vessel to contain their solo-happenings and instigate a trio-friction between them.
Silvan Schmid is a trumpet player based in Zurich, Switzerland. He plays live and did recordings with projects such as Solo, Amberg/Schmid, Eddé Khouri/Glanzmann/Schmid, Alex Riva, Bertrand Denzler, Hum, Schmid/Svosve/Scott/Prévost,
He is a member of the Gamut Kollektiv which has as its purpose to explore, to seek and to set new things in motion; it serves as a fruitful breeding ground for ideas, experiments and new processes. In addition to the annual Gamut Festival they organize different concert series in Zurich.
Paul Amereller (born 1991) is a Swiss musician living in Zurich. He is exploring substances for improvisation and rhythm sound. At the age of four began playing the drums. Later, Paul was taught jazz by his mentors K.T Geier and Peter Frei.
He has collaborated with Colin Valon, Ganesh Geymeier, Patrice Moret, Flo Götte, Evelin Trouble, Marc Méan and Catia Lanfranchi.
Tom Wheatley is an artist and musician based in London
His current projects include:
- A duo previously containing clothes, stands, close-mikings and dog hair with Ilana Blumberg, documented here
- A long-standing duo with Billy Steiger, releasing it’s first public material soon
- A new recording project with Iain Hetherington
- Various lineups & outputs with Daniel Blumberg, often including Billy Steiger, Ute Kanngiesser, Elvin Brandhi and Jim White
- A duo with Grundik Kasyansky, currently finishing it’s first release, and the trio Denis D’or, with Yoni Silver also
Grundik Kasyansky is a Moscow born electronic musician, based in London. He was a founding member of Israeli experimental electronic duo Grundik and Slava. The duo played an important role in the flourishing of the Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem art and music underground in late 90s-early 00s. He collaborated with many musicians, dancers, painters and filmmakers, and released records through Matchless, Another Timbre, Creative Sources, Cathnor, Earsay, Fact, Auris Media, Stateart, Dromos, and Linear Obsessional. He also plays in bands Staraya Derevnya, Denis D’or, and Llull Machines and in a regular duo with Tom Wheatley. Before concentrating on electronic music he wrote poetry and it deeply influenced his current practice. Since 2006 he’s been developing a customised setup, which he calls “feedback synthesizer” (a feedback/analog synthesis system).