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Electronic music & dance jam impressions

Some impressions from the “Es pluckert die Mühle” electronic music & dance jam at Steigemühle, Brandenburg. We had a faboulous outdoor-jam, the “Electronic campfire” where our synthesizers and loops were joined by toads, critters and birds… Also, we had an amazing groovejam, full of music & contact-jamming in the dance space. Three excerpts from the    […]

Final Groovejams in and around Berlin

Phyla will pause resident stay in Berlin and start travelling around much more this summer. Thus, the June Groovejam will be the final instance of our monthly series in Berlin, at least for the near future. So if you never it made before or if you wish to groovejam in Berlin one more time –    […]

Groovejam News 2018

I´m very happy to announce the very first groovejam dates of 2018! January groovejam will see me jamming together with Olaf Giesbrecht & MDL Both specialize on working with electronic hardware to create their music, Olaf even builds and sells his own components at Audiowerkstatt! I met MDL a few years ago at a very    […]

A look back at Groovejam in 2017

by Gisbert Schürig We started the Groovejam format last September and up to now enjoyed four evenings of music & dance. At the first Groovejam date, I had the pleasure of playing a noisy set of live music with Vincenz Kokot of My Sister Grenadine. When improvising, Vincenz usually brings a bunch of lo-fi electronic    […]

Making music for ci, dancing & aerial arts

by Gisbert Schürig Looking forward to some music making soon: This friday, October the 20th I´m making live electronic music for the Südstern Jam at PhynixTanzt. What is contact improvisation? You may have a look at Wikipedia. Or come along to the jam and find out. On Saturday the 21st I have the pleasure to    […]

RAUS!!! Body | Voice | Dance

RAUSFLYER (Flyer deutsch) Deutschsprachige Infos: RAUS!!! We Phyla people are very happy to collaborate with Jo Bruhn and Armin and Alexandra Sommer of Steigemühle: RAUS!!! is a series of workshops and a contact improvisation festival. ​RAUS!!! means OUT!!! – out of the everyday, out of town, into an inspiring workshop or a cosy festival. Together    […]

Pfingst Jam Potsdam 2015 Flyer

The flyer for the upcoming Pfingst Jam is out now: View Pdf file We had a great time last year in Potsdam, making music, watching inspiring dances, having a swim in the lake, so we are very happy to be a musical part of the Pfingst Jam for a second time! More info on the    […]

Minimal Improvisation für Contact Improvisation

von Gisbert Schürig Read English version. Hier ein Track von der Pfingstjam in Potsdam, ein wunderschönes Festival für Contact Improvisation. Gemeinsam mit Jennie Zimmermann war ich eingeladen, bei den Contact Jams dort Musik zu machen. Diese Aufnahme ist ein Solo von mir, eine Schichtung mehrerer live eingesungener Gesangsloops. Meine Improvisation folgt dabei dem Konzept der    […]

Minimal improvisation for contact improvisation

by Gisbert Schürig Deutsche Version lesen. I recommend listening to this track at low volume. There is a lot of beating among frequencies going on which can be delicate but may loose it´s charme when too loud. This is an improvisation I did at the ‘Pfingst Jam‘ – festival for contact improvisation in Potsdam in    […]