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Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Live at Scope Festival 2017 with: Stereo Hypnosis & Christopher James Chaplin (IS/UK) Gyda Valtysdottir (IS) -- 24.10.2017 Monarch Berlin Einlass: 20:00 Beginn: 21:00 Presented by radioeins, hhv Records, taz. die tageszeitung & ASK HELMUT. Gyda Valtysdottir (IS) Gyða Valtýsdóttir is a polychromatic performer, trained and untamed classically. She started in her early teens as one of the founding members of the dream-pop group múm but left the band to pursue her studies. She found her way through the labyrinth of higher education, double mastering from Hochschule für Musik, Basel, where her main teachers were Thomas Demenga and Walter Fähndrich. She moves vividly between music realms, composing, performing and recording with various musician & artists such as Shahzad Ismaily, Josephine Foster, Julian Sartorius, Colin Stetson, múm, A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Efterklang, Guy Maddin, Ragnar Kjartansson and many others. Stereo Hypnosis & Christopher James Chaplin (IS/UK) Stereo Hypnosis and Christopher Chaplin performed live concert for the first time at the Extreme Chill Festival 2017 in Reykjavik. This second instalment of the collaboration will be as before completely improvised electronic music. British composer and experimental music artist Christopher James Chaplin released his acclaimed debut solo album, “Je suis le Ténébreux”, in late 2016, followed by the remix album „Deconstructed" in may 2017. It comes with four outstanding remixes by producers such as the recently highly acclaimed Berlin-based sound and media artist Jana Irmert, Grammy-nominated American composer Tim Story, Brooklyn-based artist and producer aka Tim O’Keefe, and Viennese multi-instrumentalist and electronic music maestro Peter Zirbs. Chaplin has since 2010 collaborated with German composer and electronic music pioneer Hans Joachim Roedelius (Cluster, Harmonia), resulting in the album “King of Hearts” in 2012. They have performed around the world in the past years. Stereo Hypnosis was formed in 2006 by Pan and Óskar Thorarensen and joined in 2013 by composer and guitarist Thorkell Atlason. Stereo Hypnosis has released 6 albums to critical acclaim to date and has toured extensively on both sides of the Atlantic past 8 years. Their music is defined as ambient organic, serene and downtempo. Pan Thorarensen has made a history in Icelandic music scene having released many albums and side projects in the past 12 years and is well known and respected for his works. Pan is also promoter and co founder of Extreme Chill Festival. Óskar, artist and musician, founded the music and performance group Inferno 5 in the eighties and is known for his innovative drawings and cartoons as well. Thorkell Atlason is classically trained guitarist and composer and his works have been performed widely across Europe and America. He also a member of the composers society S.L.Á.T.U.R.