‘Improvisations at reasonably low volume’. Sunday 25th of May from 3:30 – 7:00

Nicola Ratti & Adam Asnan   [duo]
John Macedo   [solo]
Kostis Kilymis & Louie Rice [duo]

Nicola Ratti – Born in Milan in 1978. Began his musical career as guitar player. Lately his approach is more focused
on beat-analog experimentation and sound installation. He is currently working with: Giuseppe Ielasi with whom he formed the project entitled Bellows, Attila Faravelli as Faravelliratti, ~Tilde, a trio with Enrico Malatesta and Attila Faravelli. He has performed live in Europe and North America, and his albums had been released by Anticipate, Preservation, Die Schachtel, Entr’acte, Senufo Editions, Megaplomb, Musica Moderna, Boring Machines, Coriolis Sounds, Zymogen, Holidays Rec.
Adam Asnan‘s work promotes the aesthetic potential of fixed (recorded), amplified sound, and the instabilities of a medium; the auditory ‘image’ subject to intervention, disruption or disintegration.His compositions, live performances and audio-visual collaborations have been presented across Europe and has recordings published by Entr’acte, Senufo Editions, Foredoom, Porta, 1000füssler, Consumer Waste, Second Sleep, Holidays Records and Wasted Capital Since 2013.

John Macedo is a sound artist from London. He has incorporated everything from acoustic instruments and environmental sound to analogue and computer synthesis, into compositions, live performances and sound installations. He has a pluralistic approach that focuses on movement, subtle detail, and capturing and generating unrepeatable/unpredictable sound events.

Kostis Kilymis is an artist focusing on feedback systems and representation in musical performance and artistic practice. His main instrument is the mixing board through which he captures and manipulates electroacoustic phenomena, pre-recorded material and electronically generated sound. He has been an improviser, performer and collaborator (with Lucio Capece, Nikos Veliotis, Leif Elggren, Sarah Hughes, Stephen Cornford and Phil Julian amongst others). He curates the Organized Music from Thessaloniki label.

Louie Rice works with electronic and acoustic systems utilising the physicality of the medium, signal chain and spatial context to create disruptive audio material with a tendency towards a cold reductive aesthetic. He runs the experimental music label Hideous Replica and co-programmes an event series called Hideous Porta.


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