Moritz von Oswald Trio will play a special live performance at Kraftwerk Berlin this October as part of Berlin Atonal’s Metabolic Rift series. Besides the trio there will also be live performances by Eli Keszler, Holly Childs + Gediminas Žygus.
Moritz von Oswald Trio returns with »Dissent«, a striking new album that explores the scope of jazz and dance music within abstracted electronic music. It follows the Sounding Lines LP from 2015 with a further explorative and daring sound, which dives through broad ambiences, uptempo dance and jazz sensibilities. As ever with albums from the Moritz von Oswald Trio, this new album, recorded during November and December 2020 in Berlin, emerged from a series of long extended jams then edited down.
Eli Keszler is an American percussionist, composer, and visual artist based in New York City. Known for his complex and intricate style of drumming, as well creating sound installations involving piano wire and other mechanisms to accompany his live performances, his shows have involved visual elements such as Keszler’s drawings, diagrams, screen prints, and writings. In 2012, Pitchfork wrote that “Keszler deserves recent attention for his large-scale sound art installations, which not only force musical ideas to interact with an acoustic environment but, in turn, for flesh-and-bone musicians to interact with both of them.”
Holly Childs is a writer and artist. She is currently writing her third book, What Causes Flowers Not to Bloom?; as well as teaching in the Graphic Design department at Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam; and developing Cliffhanger, a text, installation, and choreographic collaboration with Angela Goh.
Moritz von Oswald Trio, Eli Keszler, Holly Childs + Gediminas Žygus
Thursday, 7th November 2021
Kraftwerk | Köpenicker Straße 70 | 10179 Berlin
Photo courtesy of modernrecordings.de