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Folgsamkeitfaktor Label Showcase #1

 

Wunderblock Records, in a partnership with Berlin-based ready made Distribution, would like to present its new vinyl sublabel Folgsamkeitfaktor [FSFR]. The new sublabel will be focused on heavy industrial and EBM-influenced technopunk sound.
With a first release scheduled for this spring, we plan series of the new label showcases in Berlin, Moscow and St.Petersburg.
The first Showcase is hosted by Berlin’s cult industrial and rock venue – Urban Spree.

Line up:

BLUSH_RESPONSE [Live] [Berlin DE / A+W / Sonic Groove / Ant-Zen]
Sirio Gry J [Berlin DE / Monolith Records / Liber Null]
Wunderblock [Moscow RU / Berlin DE / WR / FSFR]
t_error 404 [Live] [Moscow RU / WR / FSFR]
Red Nailmaker [Live] [Berlin DE / FSFR]

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First Show of 2020: “WALLS” A Collective Exhibition Featuring 30 International Artists

For their first show of 2020, Urban Spree Galerie presents « WALLS », a collective exhibition featuring 30 international artists. 

Expanding the historical timeline and geographical scope beyond the Fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago, “WALLS” explores the notion of the wall, from Antiquity to contemporary issues, viewed through the lens of artists committed to the public space and whose work is closely related to walls.

Curated by Fabrice Douar and Cyrille Gouyette (Le Louvre Museum, Paris) and co-curated by Pascal Feucher (Urban Spree Galerie, Berlin), « WALLS » invites prominent artists from the comics & street art scenes to create graphic works of fiction related to walls, interpreted either as simple architectural elements, ominous symbols of segregation, canvases and vessels to convey meaning, textures, or imaginary playgrounds and labyrinths. 

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. Painting on a fragment of a wall

 

While some antique artefacts appear in the show to testify of their immortal, silent presence, in the 21st Century, the Minotaur doesn’t wait at the center of his realm but has clearly moved outside, demultiplied its presence, and is building more walls.

The exhibition’s direction is therefore resolutely multifaceted, contemporary and graphic-oriented, spanning several topographies (Europe, South Korea, Middle East, Hong Kong, Cuba…), and art forms (painting, photography, installations, videos).

 

Philippe Echaroux – Amazonia, Petit Chef – c-print mounted on Alu Dibond, 84 x 150 cm, 2016

30 Artists: Alias, Andreas, Jim Avignon, Bault, Enki Bilal, Broken Fingaz Crew, Isaac Cordal (installation), Hendrik Czakainski, Christian Durieux, Philippe Écharoux (mapping installation), EVOL, Jean Faucheur, Flix, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, Miles Hyman, Kim Jung Gi, Levalet, Stéphane Levallois, Loustal, Marc-Antoine Mathieu, Mode2, Alexandra Novosseloff, Ernest Pignon-Ernest, Michal Škapa, Pen So, Thom Thom, Sam Tse, Santiago Valenzuela, Lars Wunderlich, Zevs.

 

Bault – Rond Point de la Tour de Babel, Acrylic on Canvas

In cooperation with Galerie David Ghezelbash, Galerie Huberty & Breyne, and Galerie Lelong & Co.

 

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WALLS

Urban Spree Galerie

Revaler Str. 99

10245 Berlin

Vernissage: Friday, January 17th, 2019 from 18:30

Exhibition: 17.01.2019 – 29.02.2019

Wed – Sat –  12:00-18:30 or by appointment

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Info: galerie@urbanspree.com

Download the Press Kit: 
https://www.urbanspree.com/press/

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List of available artworks: 
https://www.artsy.net/show/urban-spree-galerie-walls



WALLS

For their first show of 2020, Urban Spree Galerie presents « WALLS », a collective exhibition featuring 30 international artists and dedicated to the notion of the « wall ». 

Curated by Fabrice Douar and Cyrille Gouyette (Le Louvre Museum, Paris) and co-curated by Pascal Feucher (Urban Spree Galerie, Berlin), « WALLS » invites prominent artists from both the comics scene and the street art scene to create graphic works of fiction related to walls, interpreted either as simple architectural elements, ominous symbols of segregation, canvases and vessels to convey meaning, textures, or imaginary playgrounds and labyrinths. 

Fragment of an antique wall, Pompeii. Courtesy Galerie David Ghezelbash

 

While some antique artefacts appear in the show to testify of their immortal, silent presence, in the 21st Century, the Minotaur doesn’t wait at the center of his realm but has clearly moved outside, demultiplied its presence, and is building more walls.

The exhibition’s direction is therefore resolutely multifaceted, contemporary and graphic-oriented, spanning several topographies (Europe, South Korea, Middle East, Hong Kong, Cuba…), and art forms (painting, photography, installations, videos). 

Levalet: “Voie de contournement”, China ink on paper, 70x100cm, 2019

30 Artists: Alias, Andreas, Jim Avignon, Bault, Enki Bilal, Broken Fingaz Crew, Isaac Cordal (installation), Hendrik Czakainski, Christian Durieux, Philippe Écharoux (mapping installation), EVOL, Jean Faucheur, Flix, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, Miles Hyman, Kim Jung Gi, Levalet, Stéphane Levallois, Loustal, Marc-Antoine Mathieu, Mode2, Alexandra Novosseloff, Ernest Pignon-Ernest, Michal Škapa, Pen So, Thom Thom, Sam Tse, Santiago Valenzuela, Lars Wunderlich, Zevs.

 

Enki Bilal. Excerpt from the Portfolio “Die Mauer Berlin”, Futuropolis 1982

 

In cooperation with Galerie David Ghezelbash, Galerie Huberty & Breyne, and Galerie Lelong & Co.

 

WALLS

Urban Spree Galerie

Revaler Str. 99

10245 Berlin

Vernissage: Friday, January 17th, 2019 from 18:30

Exhibition: 17.01.2019 – 29.02.2019

Wed – Sat –  12:00-18:30 or by appointment

info and catalogue: galerie@urbanspree.com

To download the Press Kit: https://www.urbanspree.com/press/



Der Ringer

DIFFUS Magazin & ByteFM präsentieren:

der Ringer
“Live 2019”

Support: Slimgirl Fat

09.05.2019
Berlin, Urban Spree
Einlass: 19:00 l Beginn: 20:00
VVK: 13,00€ zzgl. Gebühren
Tickets: https://www.landstreicher-konzerte.de/Tickets-DerRinger-B

‘HEART OF DARKNESS’

Das erste Fünftel des 21. Jahrhunderts ist bald vorbei, zu den bisherigen Gewinnern gehörten unter anderem: UMTS, Ethereum, totalitärer Individualismus, Fidget-Spinner und Donald Trump. Definitiv nicht unter Verdacht, zu den Gewinnern zu gehören: Die Jungs-Rock-Band als popkulturelle Formation der Stunde. Hier springen der Ringer aus Hamburg in die Bresche. Gefangen im Körper einer Band, sind sind sie doch keine Band im herkömmlichen Sinne. Der Ringer sind ein kollektives Bewusstsein, ein entindividualisierter stream-of-consciousness, eine sich morphende interstellare Kunstfigur, eine kultisch-kryptische Erscheinung, die sich nicht einfach einordnen lässt in die deutsche Indie-Landschaft: Sänger Jannik Schneider gibt den androgynen Crooner mit Undercut, die Band ist cybergoth, softpunk. Gäbe es einen dritten Blade Runner Teil, Jannik Schneider, Benito Pflüger, Jakob Hersch und David Schachtschneider wären die Idealbesetzung. Für alle Rollen. Und wenn sie schon einmal am Set sind, sollte man sie auch direkt für den Soundtrack verpflichten. Auto-Tune-Prog ist vielleicht ein (Scheiss-)Stichwort, aber alles, was es bei der Ringer zu hören gibt, ist seiner Zeit im schönsten Sinne weit voraus. Verschrobene Trap-Step-Beats treffen auf Post-Punk-Vibe, Vocalsamples auf verhallte Mandolingitarren und der Geist von Ian Curtis wabert als Hologramm durch die Raumstation, die dem Ringer als Proberaum dient.



Tutti Frutti Fest #4

– TUTTI FRUTTI FESTIVAL # 4 –

December is approaching and thus the fruity time of the year. At least in the house  pøj pøj , with its fourth edition of the Tutti Frutti Fest on 08.12. make the  Urban Spree  colorful again. Welcome to the Tutti Frutti Festival # 4.

OY  (DE / CH)
The two Swiss have been living and working in Berlin for several years, where their current album “Space Diaspora” (Crammed Discs) was created.
Avantgarde Electronica meets jazz, pop & world music – the album sees itself as a kind of “space opera”. The listener goes on a crazy journey to a planet between dream theater and future disco.
OY have already traveled to this place, discovering strange customs, interesting political processes, artistic practices, and never-heard sounds. https://www.oy-music.com

Sea Moya  (DE / CA).
Recently emigrated from Germany to Montreal, Sea Moya released their debut album in October 2018. After their EP “Baltic States” from 2016, songwriting and recording in the Italian Alps went wild with elements of funk, afrobeat, krautrock and electronic music. Now based in Montreal (CA) and after several North American tours including concerts at the SXSW in Austin and the Canadian Music Week in Toronto, she is leading her trip back to home in Europe this fall.
https://seamoya.bandcamp.com

Vague  (AT)
In June 2018 the Wiener Gruppe Vague presents their second album Land. The band plays dreamy, light-footed indie pop, sometimes the five in the arrangement to Jazz and Bossanova-Fusion.
Especially as their songs change between soft, complex soundscapes and subversive post-rock bonds.
An album that looks forward and thus expresses a self-conscious aging of the band.
https://vague1000.bandcamp.com

Modern floor coverings  (DE)
Modern floor coverings have been devised by Joshua Gottmanns and Niklas Wandt at the relevant Berlin corner counters and bulky waste collections.
The vinyl single “I never fall in love / care for myself” (Themes For Great Cities, 2018) was the first sign of life on four-track tape and musically sets the course towards synthpop, cool NDW and herb repeater. Drums heavy, dublastig and at the same time scary pop – sweeter the needs and crises were probably rarely heard.
https://www.facebook.com/neuzeitlicheb/

Bechamel  (DE)
Bechamel is a Europunk trio from Berlin, which was founded in 2017. With their new EP “Mucho” in their luggage, the band are currently touring Europe on a tireless basis.
Classic bass drum / guitar instrumentation creates a hybrid of bone-dry punk, garage rock and humorous psychedelics. https://bechamelband.bandcamp.com

CV Vision  (DE)
Odd Couple s Wüterich plays under his pseudonym CV Vision early electronic kraut-music (live)
https://www.facebook.com/cvvision.music/



Milk Me Presents: Crack Cloud

 

Crack Cloud is a multimedia collective, comprising members from different cities, ethnicities and origins, who contribute to the sound, visual aesthetic and beyond – but their latest release, Anchoring Point, is helmed by seven key members. Taking its sonic influence from the likes of Gang Of Four, Fela Kuti and Talking Heads, its visuals from hip hop and the found footage aesthetic of the ‘90s, and its political ethos from thinkers like Malcolm X and Lydia Lunch, Anchoring Point is a barbed, lurching thing, a cacophony of punchy fragments, funk-laced bass riffs and experimental soundscapes. “We wanted to be expressive in a way that could be erratic but cohesive at the same time,” explains Choy. “Emotionally, it zig-zags. We wanted it to take a life of its own; a life in flux.”

There’s a political undertone to much of Anchoring Point – its lyrics, its sound, even the EP’s artwork, which declares itself to be “how they refer to the latest vendible thing from Crack Cloud. For fun and profit!” But if there’s an agenda to their music, says Choy, “the agenda is humanity and compassion. We invite people to meditate openly about their privilege. Their vice. Their pride and their vulnerability.” Both he and partner Mohammad Ali Sharar are immigrants who struggled with addiction – Choy’s triggered by the death of his father, Mohammad Ali from the cultural turbulence that came from the racism he experienced from outside his community, and the rejection from within it when he started to question Islam. They’ve redefined themselves in sobriety and work together in the mental health industry, facilitating safe spaces based on the harm reduction model for vulnerable and marginalized people in Downtown Vancouver. Crack Cloud is informed by these experiences, past and present.

These experiences inform the work in ways Choy and the collective don’t always attempt to tame or control. ‘Empty Cell’, for example, is a “stream-of-consciousness piece,” made up of different voices from different angles. It follows EP opener ‘Graph Of Desire’, a punky duet of sorts, with shades of early Bowie, that comes in at just a minute and a half long, and precedes ‘Image Craft’, which has a melody like a ticking clock and a video that evokes Lynch’s Eraserhead. “Each song on Anchoring Point,” says Choy, “is one piece of the pie.”

And what does the pie as a whole look like? Choy’s not sure exactly. “It creates a messy picture. We hope people can resonate with its messiness. Thoughts and feelings are ephemeral and there is always a new insight to have and a new connection to be sought after, and it’s a celebration of that. Old and new. And the Anchoring Point in-between.”

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