Percussionist Andrea Belfi, like the brass ensemble Zinc & Copper, has been a fixture on the international experimental music scene for years. For the first time, they now present a collaboration at KONTRAKLANG – Belfi’s new piece for brass, percussion and synthesizer.
With Zinc & Copper, Belfi investigates the repetition of single melodies through the canon form, combining seemingly unconnected musical territories such as Dub and Pastorale. His years of sonic research at the edges of the acoustic and electronic music worlds have been incorporated into it, as has the unique sound of Zinc & Copper, most recently heard at KONTRAKLANG together with organist Ellen Arkbro.
Ale Hop builds sound sculptures from pop fragments, field recordings and noise. In her concerts, she uses guitar, synthesizer and real-time sampling to create music that achieves immediate physical effects. The co-curator of the Radical Sounds of Latin America festival has released three solo albums to date. On them, she develops a signature in the interplay of melody and rhythm, melody and noise, thinking of musical confrontation as a condition for emotional intimacy. Even in her noisiest moments, Ale Hop remains approachable and poignant.
Kontraklang w/ Andrea Belfi + Zinc & Copper and Ale Hop
20.11.2021 | Doors 19:00 CET | Starts 20:00 CET
silent green Kuppelhalle | Gerichtstraße 35 | 13347 Berlin-Wedding