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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    […]

Whirling through July

by Gisbert Schürig This month I´m involved in several events related to the whirling practice: First, 10th of July, the last edition of Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier before the summer break. Me, I´m offering electronic sounds for you whirling around. Listen to this track recorded at a previous Whirling Atelier to get an impression of    […]

Whirling Atelier Video

by Gisbert Schürig Here it is, the video teaser for Naïma Ferré´s monthly Whirling Atelier! Have a look to see what this is about and – if you are in Berlin – don´t hesitate to come along and try it out, look for dates at the link above. The footage was shot by me during    […]

2 hours of music from ‘Take Off’

Take Off by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at Improvised Electronic music for ‘Take Off – a night of whirling and minimal improvisation’. Recorded live April 18th at Mime Centrum, Bethanien, Berlin. I improvised this set supporting dancers spinning around their axis for hours, inspired by the whirling tradition of sufi dervishes. The set was preceded by    […]

Minimalist electronic music for whirling

Repetitive music for the repetitive movements of whirling. Recorded at Naïma Ferré´s ‘Whirling Atelier’, Tatwerk Berlin, 4/11/15. Unlike the other tracks for whirling this one was edited. The track was improvised together with vocal loops by Jennie Zimmermann and live percussion by Sebastian Flaig, both were not recorded. The remaining track is pretty minimalist, very    […]

New music for whirling

Three tracks of repetitive electronic music recorded at Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier, Kunstquartier Bethanien, March, 8th 2015. It was great to play while the dancers were circling around, looking very much forward to the next time! The sounds and the setup I used are very similar to the sets for whirling I did before and    […]

3×45 for Between the Lines#4

by Gisbert Schürig These are three tracks of live electronic music I improvised for Elma Riza´s performance ‘Between the Lines#4’. Recorded live Feb 21st 2015 ACUD Galerie, Berlin Use speakers or headphones, you won´t hear much with your laptop boxes, especially in the beginning. That software setup of Ableton live I used here was very    […]

Electronic Music for Whirling

by Gisbert Schürig I improvised these two tracks live at Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier last saturday. While the first was accompanying the first try to dive into the whirl during that session, the second one was a nonstop one hour ride of whirling and it was great fun to develope that music while the dancers    […]

Music for Carte Blanche/Between the Lines#4

by Gisbert Schürig Improvised electronic music for the performance ‘Between the Lines#4’ by Elma Riza, performed and recorded Feb/8/2015 at Carte Blanche series, curated by Naima Ferré. I performed both tracks using Ableton live, utilizing modified max for live devices recurring to ideas of the minimal improvisation process (if you can read german, see also    […]