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Nghịch tai | Discordant: Seoul Experimental Music @ Heritage Space

If someone asked you which cities in the world are producing best improvised music right now, please make room for Seoul.

“Beneath the economic upheaval of South Korea's capital Seoul, a nexus of improvisors with hacked consumer electronics are forging a multi-national idiom” (Nick Cain). The city boasts a thriving Improv Scene, consists of a small core of productive and resourceful musicians - Choi JoonYong, Jin Sangtae, Hong Chulki, Park SeungJun, Ryu Hankil - centered around the Balloon & Needle and Manual Label, run by Joonyong and Hankil respectively.

Heritage Space is honoured to host two of these pioneers of South Korea’s experimental musicians: Jin Sangtae and Choi Joonyong on Thursday, 21.03.2019.

The Seoul improvisors use imaginative instruments which found from abandoned objects. They repurpose disposable consumer electronics - CD players, radios, mobile phones, clocks, MP3 players, typewriters - as sound sources, pulling them apart to manipulate the circuit boards, amplifying and treating the sounds of operating processes to create feedback loops and abrasive electronic textures. Static and decaying frequencies are flecked with jittery crackles and clicks and jolted by irregular burst of noise. Choi said that the sounds made from friction, gravity and elasticity of the real world without any processing are the real sounds. Not inferior/superior, nor hierarchical, real.

In this show, Jin Sangtae and Choi Joonyong will be giving a small presentation on Seoul's Experimental Music Scene via their own performances and Q&A.

Check out their music here:
Jin Sangtae: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FXGocx50-4
Choi Joonyong: https://vimeo.com/32613144

REGISTER LINK: https://bit.ly/2XRjKZK
[Please scroll down for more information about the musicians]

>>TIME: 8:30-10:00 PM, Thursday, 21.03.2019.
>>VENUE
Heritage Space Gallery, Fl.1 Dolphin Plaza, 6 Nguyen Hoang/ 28 Tran Binh, My Dinh 2, Hanoi
>>ENTRANCE FEE:
+ Register before 20.03.2019: 70,000 VNĐ.
+ Tịckets at door: 100,000 VNĐ.
+ Member: 50,000 VNĐ (for membership, student - show your student's card when check-in at gate).
>>Drinks available (cold beer, juices, tea, water).

 

Thursday, 21 March 

08:30pm - 10:00pm

Dolphin Plaza | 6 Nguyễn Hoàng, Mỹ Đình 2, Nam Từ Liêm, Hanoi

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