Música en la Bienal at Los Jameos del Agua.
Impresionate total! / Incredible shit went down, off the hook by miles. Never ever played in a place like this / Nunca en mi vida que he pinchando en un sitio como esa.Infuckincredible. Una initiativa muy supermegachachi. Gracias a todos. Being part of such a line-up and an environment that is Los Jameos was one of those moments that stick for a long time.
Blistering performances from all crew. Za! always take their surroundings into account when opening their show, this was no different, they have you wondering where the sound is coming from. This time, the trumpet came from upon high, descending the stairs to setting in front of the reflective pool and illuminated volcanic area. Listening to Lara López’ program on RNE3, I discovered that Laraaji and Brian Eno played in this very same place many years ago. Damn, that was great, gotta say. No puedo respira!
Meneo lost his travel documents, but there was no way he was going to miss his date in Lanzarote. He arrived late, but only having to plug in his sound source, a Ninetendo or Gameboy, and that was it, no massive headache when it comes to setting up and getting right into it.
Tenerife’s Resonance brought the live element to a close his his rack of synth driven uptempo electronica.
Video below with Gonzo at the Controls: Projections and Lights: Deaxis Mundi & Simone Marin Sound: Daniel Badal
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A week today Spain, and it’s colonies, celebrate ‘el dia de la Constitución’, a bank holiday, so no work, for some. The team from Keroxen here in Tenerife have linked up with the people running the Culture office in Lanzarote to present something to do in a very special place. Música en la Bienal at Los Jameos del Agua in Lanzarote.
Los Jameos are located inside the volcanic tunnel created by the eruption of La Corona. It owes its name to the existence of an internal lake which constitutes a unique geological formation.
The line-up for next week features Gonzo, the head of the Discrepant label, which has released some real gems, the Kink Gong ‘Tanzania‘ album is easily my favourite release of the year. Gonzo aka Gonçalo has this album 21st Century Drone Acoustics scheduled for release soon.
Who else? Meneo is onboard, so the Tropics are going to be in full swing. Za! bring their Lololismo to the front, and Resonance celebrates two years since the release of his album Skygaze. I have the honour of the closing set. Simone Marin aka I/O, the don of Keroxen visuals will be working the lighting element of the spaces. Got a woody for this so badly, you don’t know!
Tickets are 20€
Un lugar tan especial como Los Jameos invita a realizar un evento a la altura de este espacio privilegiado. Jameos Bienal 201 5 pretende ser una producción en el ámbito musical que re-configure este espacio natural a través de una intervención creativa amplia. Una experiencia que combine efectos visuales y acústicos con propuestas atrevidas y participativas en las que la exploración será una constante.
Un evento que aprovechará la textura original de los Jameos para convertirlo en un espacio generador de encuentros y vivencias artísticas y no meramente en una sala de música y baile.
Varios de los músicos de la programación se moverán por los distintos espacios de los Jameos interactuando con el público. Habrá proyecciones de videomapping sobre las mismas rocas y plantas del espacio, así como inesperadas performances artísticas.
Este evento, pretende ser una obra artística más de la Bienal y está pensado desde esa perspectiva.
It’s that time again, time to get things rolling for this years edition of KEROXEN. It’s where music, plastic arts, visuals and dance collide in a refurbished oil refinery tank in the middle of Santa Cruz, Tenerife. Last year saw performances fromZa!, Chupaconcha, Pony Bravo, Unicornbot, Filastine, King Midas Sound, The Bug with Miss Red, Oswaldoh and D. Juan León, Diego Hdez, Frank Wild Year, Pierre Bastien, G.A.F. and Socos Dúo among others. We are going the crowdfunding route as last year, for the cash to build it, stay with us for more news, or bookmark Keroxen.com should the desire take you. Thanks to Klallam Digital Works for all the intense hours of recording the videos and to all those that came out and supported the massive effort of the team, much appreciated for real.