May 15, 2009 23:00
Stazione Leopolda di Firenze | IT
Cristian Vogel (Warp) feat. Joaquin/No Domain (No Domain) _ mixed media live
Cristian Vogel is a composer and music producer, known for his experimental DJ and Live performances, studio composition and production. Born in Chile 1972 but growing up in the UK, he now lives and works in Barcelona.He studied 20th Century Music at Sussex University, under the tutor-ship of the British composers, Jonathan Harvey and Martin Butler. Over more than a decade he has recorded a number of albums and released on eminent experimental techno labels such as Tresor Berlin, Novamute and Mille Plateaux. His most recent full length, ‘Station 55’ has been described as “an album which will keep you awake at night in all the wrong ways”. Cristian has toured consistently since 1992 as DJ and live performer, as solo artist and also with Jamie Lidell as ‘Super_Collider’. Of late, he has been singing and playing guitar in his new band ‘Night of the Brain’. As a studio remixer, he has been invited to reinterpret songs by artists as diverse as Radiohead, Maximo Park, Thom Yorke, Juan Atkins and many others. Cristian Vogel’s producer credits include albums for Chicks On Speed, Panico, Virüs, Las Perras del Infierno and others.
Since 2002, he has returned to electro-acoustic composition, composing four original scores and live soundtracks for the renound Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin. These pieces ( 2-0-0-3, Delicado, Steak House) have been performed and toured by Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve, Gulbenkian Ballet Lisbon, and Gilles Jobin’s own company Parano.
As if that wasn’t enough, Cristian Vogel has also been behind four independent record labels, Station 55 Records, Rise Robots Rise Records, Mosquito Records and Sleep Debt Records, as well as hosting a long running internet community known as Erutufon
No Domain is a motion design agency in Barcelona that deals with moving images in many different areas. His vj and visual designers have become famous especially through the works created for Sonar and for great artists such as Daedalus, Madlib, LCD Sound System, Matthew Herbert. In their live performances they combine the techniques of video processing with those of illustration and animation in stop motions to create a highly psychedelic pop imagery.
Dandy Jack (Perlon/Telegraph) _ dj set
Martin Schopf, aka Dandy Jack, is a musician and behind-the-scenes organizer in both Chile and Germany. In Santiago he created the Microman club together with Adrian Schopf (DJ Adrian), which apart from being a club, became a nucleus for many electronic events such as Encuentro de la Technocultura. Today he’s the head of Mutek Chile, the southern version of Canada’s famous electronic music festival.
As a musician he has released many individual projects such as Dandy Jack and the Cosmic Trousers in 1997, Dandy Jack and the Plastic Woman in 1998 – both on Ratherinteresting – Dandy Jack and the Latin Lava on Perlon, Dandy Jack and the Latin Elvis on Contexterrior.
Schopf has also worked in a number of musical partnerships including Sieg über die Sonne with Tobias Fruend, Carabina 30:30 with Luciano, Gon with Uwe Schmidt, Amp with Peter Namlook, Gonzalo Martinez with Jorge Gonzalez, Ric y Martin with Ricardo Villalobos and most recently Dandy Jack and the Junction SM with Sonia Moonear. Schopf is also involved in the live techno project Narod Niki alongside a rotating cast which includes Ricardo Villalobos, Monolake and Richie Hawtin.
Many of Schopf’s projects intensify the link between electronic music and Latin sounds and rhythms.
Joaquin/No Domain _ live visuals