26 octobre 2009
On our way back home from Karelia we stopped in St Petersburg to play a concert in the nice Experimental Sound Gallery (ESG 21) were we played a new version of our walkman and dictaphone set. Thank to Andrei for welcoming us!
22 octobre 2009
The Juminkeko Foundation was very kind to invite Hotel Gromada to a short residency in Panajaarvi, Vienna Karelia, Russia along with Hannerina Moiseinen. The remote village of Panaajarvi is situated eastern Karelia (north-east Russia) in a region called Vienna Karelia, home of the very ancient Finnish culture. Since it was ceased to the USSR in 1944 Karelia has always been a source a bone of contention between the two countries. Nowadays, even though the official position of Finland is that there is no border/... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2009
Hotel Gromada played 3 concerts in Finland in september 2009. The first in Turku in galleria Titanic, the second in Tampere at Kahvila Hertta along with our friends from Teboil and the third at Juminkeko in Kuhmo. For the first two we played a special set made out of tape players, dictaphones and walkmans that are moved around the room. In Kuhmo we played a set out made out of our last release Amazonian Rovers.
16 octobre 2009
From the 28th of August to the 3rd of September I ran a sound workshop in Zdarzenia festival along with Nicolas Perret. We worked with tapes, walkmans, digital recorders and other low fi devices during a week trying to share our working methode with the 8 participants. We worked hard in a very good atmosphere, had lot of fun, found out that the best loop in the world might well be from a Tchaikowski tape and eventually played two semi-improvised live sessions at the end. http://www.zdarzenia.com.pl/