Digital in Berlin presents a high quality double bill of artists as the launch event for a new series at the most exciting new art space in Neukölln, Spektrum. The first episode features the synthesized electronic horns of Pharoah Chromium whose album Electric Cremation came out on Grautag in 2011 and dark ambience by AdNoiseam artist monolog.
Pharoah Chromium is a project by german-palestinian musician and performer Ghazi Barakat and was named after a song of the band Chrome. The project draws inspiration from diverse sources: free jazz, rituals from ancient past and near future, the dream syndicate, science fiction novels and neo-brutalistic architecture.
Moving in waters close to the german sound of the psychedelic avant-garde of the 70’s as well as industrial bands of the early 80’s and uses ethnic instruments from the middle to the far east. Pharaoh Chromium wears a golden Mask and his live performance can be considered a bizarre space ritual in which he plays an assorted choice of flutes and electronica.
monolog is the alter ego of Danish born Berlin resident Mads Lindgren. His activities in Berlin have often been rooted at wndl as well as the stage at ZR with its improvised music and modern jazz aesthetics. He soon bonded with EPY from Trust in Austria through a series of live shows in Berlin, while also playing doom jazz with Anders Holst Jensen of Danish stages.
Later playing a number of other Berlin-venues indulging in more functional aesthetic delivering break core sets including the Berghain Kantine. Recently also in a duo project with Karsten Pflum aka A Dying User. Or solo launching drum and bass and skewed wreckstep sets at raumklang, m.i.k.z, subland or other bass dungeons.
Pharoah Chromium & monolog
Saturday 25th July 2015 | Doors 19:00 Start 20:00
SPEKTRUMberlin | Bürknerstraße 12 | 12047 Berlin-Neukölln