Sonic Robots by Moritz Simon Geist – robotic concert album release show
Tim Exile (planet µ, warp) – live
The Quest for a Real Hardhob – silent anime movie with live score
Transistors Of Mercy – live
Thomas P. Heckmann (OFFICIAL) (trope)
21Downbeat & T.Raumschmiere (rambazamba, shitkatapult) – live
COAL (deathcrush records) – live
AJA (opal tapes, perc trax) – live
Chloé Lula ([aufnahme + wiedergabe])
MEJLE b2b Milan Hermess – DJ (mechatronica)
+ 14-22h LABEL BOUTIQUE (label market & raffle)
ONKYO RIEGEL by Matthias Mayer & Khan Of Finland
The Krake weekend kicks off on FRIDAY daytime at Urban Spree with the legendary Krake Label Boutique, a small record fair bringing together Berlin’s underground music labels with around 50 imprints displaying and offering their work in the beautiful outside area. Next to DJ sets and surprise performances rounding off the day, the raffle, which has taken place for the last two years, is a chance to win electronic music production equipment and cool stuff once again!
The night opens with “The Quest for a Real Hardhob“. Originally shown at this year’s Berlinale, the silent animated movie on the dystopian sci-fi tip is completed by a live score from Andrew Millington on drums and cello, and Dave Senan on electronics. During the night expect extraordinary performances in the vast warehouse-like gallery space of Urban Spree, including a rare live performance from extreme vocalist Tim Exile, a multi-hour ambient jam by Transistors of Mercy, and a sound installation titled ‘Sonic Robots‘ by Moritz Simon Geist, whose robotic sculptures produce noises in combination with live techno. While the basement is taken over by DJs showcasing the labels involved in the market, the Concert Room focuses on bands, live acts and DJs experimenting with the darker side of techno. Constantly reinventing himself as a musician, T.Raumschmiere joins forces with 21 Downbeat – an electronic band including several artists with disabilities determined to ignore genre boundaries to arrive at their own explorative take on electronic music. Thomas P. Heckmann (OFFICIAL)plays one of his EBM-fueled techno sets in between AJA‘s psychosexual rhythmic noise and the incredible punk-techno duo COAL.