Sunset Kiezsalon im Exil w/ Laurel Halo and Julia Reidy / 16.09.2020 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Do not miss our first open-air Kiezsalon on the beautiful HKW roof top terrace. During sunset and with electronic music mastermind Laurel Halo (Hyperdub/Honest Jon’s) and Berlin based Australian experimental guitarist Julia Reidy (Editions Mego/Black Truffle), both presenting exciting new material.

Laurel Halo, born 1985 in Detroit, is an electronic music composer, performing artist and DJ, based in Berlin. Since the release of her debut album Quarantine (2012) on the pioneering London label Hyperdub, she has established herself as a distinct innovative voice within electronic music. Drawing from a range of music lineages, her considered approach has enabled her to maintain a signature aesthetic across a stylistically diverse output, traversing pop, ambient, leftfield club, experimental electronica and film score. She has released on labels including Hyperdub, Honest Jon’s, Latency and Livity Sound.

On ‘Guitar’, the Australian, Berlin-based musician Julia Reidy, melts down sharp synths; electric fuzz and flex; uncanny found sounds; and autotuned voice and harmonica in a heady, overpowering potion. Reidy’s music sweeps you up. It’s restless, always travelling on. Lonesome tones into machine chorales into hesitant hum. The LP’s side-long cuts sway between scenes but are always rooted: Julia’s guitar and vocal lines seem mapped to the natural ebb and flow of breath and thought, they lull you as they push through vast and secret spaces.

As part of our safety first policy, tickets are only available online. There is no box office or guest list. So be sure to book your pre-sale ticket in advance:

Please be aware that for the reopening of Kiezsalon, the safety of our guests is the top priority. The format of the event and venue arrangements have been adapted to maximize safety, and we have created a strict Kiezsalon hygiene and safety policy for the event:

About the Kiezsalon:

Laurel Halo and Julia Reidy

Wednesday, 16th September 2020
Doors 19:00 | Shows 20:00 CET | Presale 10 €
Haus der Kulturen der Welt | John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10 in 10557 Berlin

Event @ Facebook | Tickets | Laurel Halo | Julia Reidy

Photo ©  Laurel Halo by Phillip Aumann

The Kiezsalon is curated by Michael Rosen and funded by Senate Department for Culture and Europe.
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