Berlin’s own Miasmah Records and Infinite Greyscale team up to present the Throats of Ash tour: an evening of darkened ambience, crackling guitar drone and wild incantations. Tonight marks the return of Gabriel Saloman, one time Yellow Swans guitarist and current purveyor of darkly cinematic drone and noise.
He is joined by the haunting vocals and blackened atmospherics of the San Francisco based Common Eider King Eider. They will be accompanied by the lynchian soundscapes of Svarte Greiner, solo project of Deaf Centre and B/B/S member Erik K. Skodvin. The evening begins with some special guests from NEU! Bar’s monthly Rose Sélavy DJ night.
GABRIEL SALOMAN is a Vancouver based musician and artist. Saloman has been performing experimental, conceptual and freely improvised music for over 15 years. He is known for his work as half of Portland based noise group Yellow Swans. He currently performs solo under his own name and has recently released records with Miasmah (GR), Shelter Press (FR), Infinite Greyscale (GR) and Beacon Sound (US).
His compositions stem from investigations into temporal abstractions, conceptual sound and gestural noise. There is a parallel concern with sound art as both liberating practice and praxis. In particular he is interested in sound’s relation to the body and its capacity to move collective bodies in space through affect. Sonically his work is haunting and deeply emotive, sitting between genres and drawing on cinematic and viscerally live qualities.
COMMON EIDER KING EIDER is an evolving art and music collaboration between Rob Fisk (Badgerlore, ex-Deerhoof, and Six Organs of Admittance/Hexadic collaborator), Vicky Fong, Andee Connors (A Minor Forest), Andrew Weathers and Blaine Todd. A potent mix of blackened ambience, drone and silence incorporating viola, vast chorale arrangements, and field recordings.
Labels representing CEKE since their inception in 2007 include Pesanta Urfolk, Black Horizons, Root Strata, Sol y Nieve, and their own imprint Caribou People. Their latest offering Unhuulda, features swelling vocal abstractions augmented with lush blankets of layered viola stretched out of time- hushed, yet unnerving to experience. Terrifying, beautiful, spare, the sound of light nullified- and at the same time a celebration of the power and beauty of the sun.
SVARTE GREINER is the one man project of Erik K. Skodvin (half of the duo Deaf Center & label manager of the miasmah label). While the duo creates dusty grey soundscapes in a surrealistic world of sounds not far from that of David Lynch/Angelo Badalamenti, Svarte Greiner is further exploration into a more dark, mysterious & disturbed universe.
Drawing inspirations from artists such as Earth, Volcano the bear, David Darling & Deathprod, the output is draped in lynchian mysticism & horror film cinematics. Since his release of the debut album “knive” in 2006 & followup album “kappe” in 2009, he has released a series of 12″´s, cassettes and limited edition releases around.
This event is presented by Digital in Berlin. Check out our Facebook page to win tickets.
Gabriel Saloman, Common Eider King Eider, Svarte Greiner
Friday, 10th June 2016 | 21:00 CET
Acud Macht Neu! | Veteranenstr. 21 | 10119 Berlin/Mitte