Saturday, 19 April 2014

May 9 - From A to Z

Photo by John Grzinich

Thomas Ankersmit and Ame Zek present their different approaches to modular music at Basic Electricity #11 on May 9th. Thomas Ankersmit's main instrument is the analogue Serge synthesizer. Ame Zek's 'mini orchestra' is centred around the digital Clavia Micromodular. We look forward to seeing you at the first Basic Electricity of 2014!

BE#11, Friday, 09.05.14
Doors: 21:00, Music 22:00
Kastanienallee 77 (Kino)
10435 Berlin Prenzlauer-Berg


Monday, 18 November 2013

December 6 - Skylab Splashdown

Dan_P is coming down from the hills of Worcestershire for a one off performance of his "Disposable Sound" project at Basic Electricity #10. He'll play an improvised piece on a hybrid Buchla modular system. Hear some of Dan_P's acid and experimental music here. Also on stage will be Richard Scott and his Precipitation Orchestra. Let it rain!

BE#10, Friday, 06.12.13
Doors: 21:00, Music 22:00
Kastanienallee 77 (Kino)
10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer-Berg

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Friday, 21 June 2013

June 29 - Patch Pickers

Join us for a special Basic Electricity at Sonic Dimension/ Club Magdalena on Saturday, 29th June. Richard Scott & Navs will play their own pick-of-the-patches and top the evening with a rare appearance as modular synth supergroup, Banana Jaxxx. Alright? Not 'arf!

Basic Electricity live at Sonic Dimension 2
29.6.13 • 22:00 • Club Magdalena • 10243
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Friday, 29 March 2013

April 19 - Suns of Pioneers

We're honored to host Max Loderbauer at Basic Electricity #9 on Friday, 19th April. Max has been making ambient and experimental music since the early 90s when he was part of the influential Berlin band, Sun Electric. These days he collaborates with Tobias Freund/ NSI, Ricardo Villalobos, Moritz von Oswald Trio, Ari Benjamin Meyers and Andre Vida. This will be Max's solo debut with a Buchla 200e synthesizer.

We're happy to welcome back Erik Dower for a funky work-out as he goes head-to-head with the Boom Doctor. Look forward to seeing you!
Flyers are here. Facebook Event is here.

BE#9, 19.04.13, Doors: 21:00
Kastanienallee 77 (Kino)
10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer-Berg)

Sunday, 27 January 2013

March 1 - Sound Generation

We are very proud to present Wolfgang Seidel and Eliad Wagner, performing as a duo on Friday, 1st March at Basic Electricity #8. Wolfgang Seidel is a drummer & synthesist, founding member of proto-punk band Ton Steine Scherben and long-time Conrad Schnitzler collaborator and curator. Composer & performer Eliad Wagner is currently exploring improvisation using a modular synthesizer and feedback systems to create 'instant compositions'. Expect an electronic dialogue that spans the generations. Download flyers here. Facebook event is here.

BE#8, 01.03.13, 21:00
Kastanienallee 77 (Kino)
10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer-Berg)

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

November 16 - Sparks Will Fly

Join us for a night of songs, sirens and circuits at Basic Electricity #7 on November 16th. Hainbach will improvise tracks from his upcoming album on a Eurorack Modular and Omnicord and spontaneously burst out into song. Electronicpresskit will play an experimental set using a custom modular, DJ mixer and MB-808, serving up fresh bizza with feedback and drone toppings. Trouby Modular will demo his marvelous maths machine. Pick a number and dance to the beat! Download flyers here. Facebook Event here.

BE#7, 16.11.12, 21:00
Kastanienallee 77 (Kino)
10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer-Berg)

Saturday, 4 August 2012

September 28 - The Art of Noise

Handmade electronics, microscope-visuals and modular soundscapes fill the stage at Basic Electricity #6 on September 28th. We're very happy to have finally made a date with Derek Holzer, sound artist and builder of experimental noise boxes. We're intrigued to see which curious instruments he brings along! Visual media artist Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez will collaborate with Derek. Click here to watch a video of their bioart project, A.LIVE, which they will launch at BE#6. Joining us from Rotterdam, sound-sculptor JenaMu6 will provide a melodic counterbalance, improvising on Euro-format modular and iPad.
Download flyers here and come and Feel the Noize!

BE#6, 28.09.12, 21:00
Kastanienallee 77 (Kino),
10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)