Thursday 10. 3.
7K! SHOWCASE ► NIKLAS PASCHBURG /DE + SIMON GOFF /UK + RUBIN HENKEL /DE + VJS AELDRYN A PRIMAL RITUAL
19:00, Big Hall
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Niklas Paschburg

Niklas Paschburg's debut dates back to 2016 with the EP Tuur Mang Welten which brought him to the attention of 7k! records that with him released the two albums Oceanic 2018 and Svalbard in 2020. Post-Svalbard has also recently been released, which sees Niklas collaborating with artists on his songs in remixes and reworks including Hania Rani, Dovrawa Czocher, Robert Lippok, Ah Kosmos and others. Born in 1994 in Hamburg, the composer, pianist, producer lived in a tiny village near Nuremberg and then settled in Berlin for the last 3 years. Niklas has created a particular style for his music that from classical (he studied piano and composition) with ambient and pop, creating a sort of ambient pop chill-out which is the real trademark of this artist among the most promising around. Niklas has collaborated with RYX, Asgeir, Nils Hoffman, Gabriel Olaf and other artists of the international pop scene while his writing skills for soundtracks are appreciated almost everywhere, in January the important French film Presque will finally be released, which contains all compositions by the German musician.

Simon Goff

Violinist, composer, and Grammy Award-winning sound engineer, Simon Goff’s work seeks to find inner space between genres, exploring how the violin can be manipulated and processed to create a unique sound that defies traditional definitions.

Growing up as a violinist performing in concert halls around the north of England, he spent time learning from the legendary session bassist Herbie Flowers (David Bowie, Lou Reed). Now residing in Berlin he has found a home for his curious mind.He has worked with some of the world’s most acclaimed musicians as a collaborator and a sound engineer including Academy Award-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir on Joker and Chernobyl – both of which earned him Grammy Awards, as well as Jóhann Jóhansson and Apparat among many others.

Rubin Henkel

Rubin is a german-canadian composer for film and media who was born and raised by a painter and a photographer in Cologne (Germany).

His early introduction into music started at the age of 6 when he started playing the piano and became a member of the Cologne Cathedral Choir. Being a soprano his passion for melody grew and he expanded upon that by writing his own piano pieces.

Taking lessons at the Jazzhouse School in Cologne he improved his talent for improvisation and his teacher Ron Cherian taught him to strengthen the structure of his compositions and maintain the listeners interest while improvising.

His music usually starts with a concept and him sitting down at the piano often early in the morning. After exploring the characters, the setting or the history of the project he chooses the appropriate instrumentation. Rubin's work is featured in documentaries, short films and advertisements. Lately he performed alongside Martin Herzberg at the Berlin Philharmonie and the Oetkerhalle in Bielefeld.

In his debut album „Ruhe“ he collected the first melodies he ever recorded with his mother's old compact camera, various ipods and sound recorders and reinterpreted those works in his Studio in Berlin and combined them to give an insight into his childhood.


 
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