We found – 9 articles for Leipzig

Dark Beats ~ Cold Waves

LIVE
TWINS (That Which Is Not Said), Atlanta -> listen
Leroy Se Meurt, Paris -> listen
Zagrebleu, Leipzig -> listen
DJ:s Enfant Terrible, Neugeborene Nachtmusik and åtåmåtån

TWINS/That Which Is Not Said is Matt Weiner who is also known for his Featureless Ghost project and of course as the head of the DKA Records label. His project TWINS is not limited to one specific style but the dominant characteristic is the synth driven sound. Other influences are various styles of dance music and a healthy dose of arty post-punk.

Leroy Se Meurt from France is a duo with a background in electronics and in punk music and this is very evident in their sound. Old school EBM is fused with fierce elektro. A true punk attitude and energy is always there, sort of in the tradition of Ich Bin. They stay away from the contemporary EBM sound with techno influences. Leroy Se Meurt choose their own stylistic path but with the same impact for the dance floor, or maybe even more impact.

Zagrebleu is a synthpunk duo from Leipzig throwing Wave, EBM, Acid, New Beat in a blender and spice it up with a pinch of Industrial and Hi-NRG.

FB EVENT



RAWS: #Neograffism

Urban Spree Galerie presents « #Neograffism« , the first solo show of the Berlin-based post-graffiti artist Kai « RAWS » Imhof with Urban Spree.

In « #Neograffism », a term coined by the artist as being representative of his studio philosophy, RAWS strips down his years of graffiti practice and complexity build-up to lay bare the basic essence of graffiti through color and shape in a visually stunning arrangement of colors, contrasts, and gradients.

RAWS explores the tipping point where the core aesthetics of graffiti, after being deconstructed and re-arranged, becomes acceptable as a form of art while retaining its purity. The artist uses a mixed technique in his studio works, using both the spray can and the acrylic brush, as a hybridation of both worlds, the studio and the outdoor.

« When it comes to design, I try to combine my preferences for letters, graphics and minimalism in my work. Many of the works were done using acrylic paints and spray cans. The use of these media also emphasizes the duality of graphics and graffiti. In my canvases I have mostly worked with gradients. These are created exclusively with aerosol and can be a symbol of the movement and transience of graffiti. »

In his « Black Series », writing his name becomes a subdued background while the colorful gradients are windows to his artistic world.

 

 

Biography:

Kai “RAWS” Imhof (b. 1990 in in Königs Wusterhausen) is a Berlin-based German graffiti artist and graphic designer.

 

RAWS started painting graffiti in his neighborhood in his early teens, extensively bombing the city from 2004 to 2008, where issues with law enforcement led to the start of his studio career. Trained as a graphic designer at the Best-Sabel Designschule in Berlin, RAWS is also an accomplished designer, having designed products for Reebok, Marvel, Nike, the fashion designer MarcCain, MontanaCans, Über-Skateboards etc.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Graffiti backgrounds for the PS4 game

In parallel, RAWS paints murals all over the world and participates to group shows since 2017 ( The Haus in Berlin, Monumenta in Leipzig, or Wandelism in Berlin). #Neograffism is his first solo show.

https://www.instagram.com/rawsofficial/

Private Commission for Tim Raue, 2-Star Michelin Berlin Chef

 

RAWS

« #neograffism »

Solo Show at Urban Spree Galerie

Vernissage: Thursday, May 23rd, from 19:00

Exhibition: 24.05.2019-09.06.2019

Opening Hours: Tu-Su 12:00-19:00

Urban Spree Galerie

Revaler Str. 99

10245 Berlin

Infos & Catalogue: pascal@urbanspree.com

FB Event

 



Lars Wunderlich: What Are We Looking For?

Urban Spree Galerie presents « What Are We Looking For?« , a solo show of new works by Berlin-based visual artist Lars Wunderlich.

« What Are We Looking For? » is a vertiginous exploration of our tech-dominated and image-centric world. Our global course to an endless progress, always more distant from the natural order, over-leveraging our resources, using ever-expanding technology to achieve a deeper exploration and understanding. But what are we really looking for? And do we understand better?

In this conceptual journey which is an acute exploration of modernity, Lars Wunderlich crafts and paints visual collages, replicates portraits generated by algorithms, integrates economic cycles, and juxtaposes different time elements which generate collisions, distortions and glitches, to better highlight the unreal nature of those representations and the danger thereof.

His paintings bear some similarities with the « New Leipzig School », albeit with technology at the core, and aesthetics boosted by Artificial Intelligence and modern faux-semblants. They are representations of non-existing representations, real but fake, distorted, whether by time, space, speed, or truth. A perpetual collision of images.

« It Is And It Isn’t » – Acrylic on Canvas – 172 cm x 137 cm – 2019

Biography:

Lars Wunderlich (b. 1981 in Neubrandenburg, GDR) is a German post-graffiti artist, member of the 9-member street art crew « The Weird » (Nychos, Low Bros, DXTR, Vidam…) under the moniker « Look the Weird ».

Besides spraypainting/wallpainting and graphic design, Lars is an accomplished painter. « What are we looking for? » is his first solo exhibition with Urban Spree Galerie.

Lars Wunderlich

« What Are We Looking For? »

Solo Show at Urban Spree Galerie

Vernissage: Thursday, April 26th, from 18:30

Exhibition: 27.04.2019-19.05.2019

Opening Hours: Tu-Su 12:00-19:00

Urban Spree Galerie

Revaler Str. 99

10245 Berlin

Infos & Catalogue: pascal@urbanspree.com



Lassie X Balagan X Steppenkind

 

Lassie – The dirty Brady Bunch from Leipzig, they’re scary they’re furious, is Lassie real ? or is it a fantasy ?
https://lasssie.bandcamp.com/

Balagan – The boys of Balagan, gearing for the release of EP #2 this Spring, created the new the new hybrid breed: ICELAND/TEL AVIV= LOVE/HATE=ICE/FIRE.
https://balagan.bandcamp.com/

Steppenkind – Berlin’s romantic trio, everything you dreamt of, from space to earths core, Steppenkind bring the heat.
https://steppenkind.bandcamp.com/

 

FB EVENT



Arabs Do It Better

Arabs Do It Better
Electronic Hafla • حفلة الكترونية

19.01.2019 | Saturday
١٩.١.٢٠١٩ | يوم السبت

Urban Spree
Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin

DOORS OPEN : MIDNIGHT
افتتاح الابواب: الساعة ٢٤:٠٠

Entrance: 8 Euros (Tickets at the entrance)
سعر التذكرة: ٨ يورو (الدفع على الباب)

Arabs Do It Better party is back in Berlin on a direct flight from Jaffa for another Electronic Hafla and this time it’s bigger than ever in a new location, 2 floors and amazing line up!
Get ready to dance and sweat until the morning to our special mixture of Arabic and Middle Eastern Electronica, Funk and Classics from all around the world!

Arabs Do it Better راجعين على برلين من يافا الحبيبة لكمان حفلة الكترونية، والمرة هاي اكبر بكتير وفي مكان جديد مع ساحتين رقص واكتر مسطونين! حضروا حالكوا لليلة طويلة من العادي، نرقص، نهز ونلز للصبح مع موسيقى عربية الكترونية، ڤانك وكلاسيكيات من كل انحاء العالم.

MAIN FLOOR | Electronic Hafla
الساحة الرئيسية | حفلة الكترونية
Spatzhabibi (Polychrome Sounds)
DAVID PEARL (Arabs Do It Better)
MARWAN HAWASH (Arabs Do It Better)

SOUL KEBAB FLOOR | Funky sexy vinyls
ساحة السول كباب | موسيقى على اسطوانات
Balout krew فريق البلوط (Arab Do It Better)
KATSCHA & show kati (Radio Reudnitz / Minibar) – Leipzig

Visuals by Vero Visuals
www.vimeo.com/zoeyvero + www.instagram.com/zoeyvero

Listen >
Balout krew فريق البلوط > https://bit.ly/2EBJSkp
KATSCHA & show kati > https://bit.ly/2T3Zq4l
Spatzhabibi > https://bit.ly/2zqhInB
DAVID PEARL > https://bit.ly/2C82Xeh
MARWAN HAWASH > https://bit.ly/2KLI2hv



Wolf City presents: Sortilegia Sinmara Almyrkvi II

Sortilegia is the reaper that hides in the fog. The devil chant on a desolate plateau of darkness. The Canadian duo gives minimalistic, raw black metal a new meaning while producing a mesmerizing ritual on stage which has no comparison. On this tour, they are paired up with Iceland extraordinaire Sinmara, their atmospheric side-project Almyrkvi and Leipzig’s own war machine I I. A night of graveless souls, right into the mouth of winter.

https://sortilegia.bandcamp.com/
https://sinmara.bandcamp.com/
https://almyrkvi.bandcamp.com/
https://iievoke.bandcamp.com/