PLF EPDEMO OUT ON OPAL TAPES
Thinking PLF just stands for Peter Lukas Freya would be too easy. The trio played around with their own creative variations before employing the services of a hacker using a dictionary-based password cracking protocol to generate an overwhelming array of randomised interpretations of their name, which doubles as liner notes for EPDEMO . This cyberpunk take on Henri Bergson’s intuition-centric theory of creativity formally mirrors the group’s approach to music making. Instrument maker and noise maverick Peter Kutin, sonic nomad vocalist Freya Edmondes aka Elvin Brandhi and iconoclastic drummer Lukas König formed the trio after a spontaneous meeting at a show they were all performing solo. Born out of a single day-long improvisation session, EPDEMO captures that lightning-bolt electric charge of the trio’s fortuitous encounter. With Kutin on self-devised light-feedback noise machines coupled with an array of synths and König’s percussion-electronics manipulations as rhythm section to Brandhi’s feral vocalisations, PFL are an unorthodox band, right at the edge of pop-punk, noise and free improvisation.
Kutin’s editing of the material emphasises the group’s inherent musicality on tracks like brutalist-pop opener “Play... more
released January 21, 2022
Freya Edmondes / vocals, stuff
Lukas Koenig / electronics, drums, stuff
Peter Kutin / electronics, stuff, production
UP N AIR LASER ON THE WALL SESSION
3 tracks of Buffering Synapsis (Opal Tapes, 2021) translated into Laser signals through Bernhard Rasinger (BR LASER) onto a house-wall in our courtyard
Vienna, 2nd district, 2021
BUY TAPE HERE
NEW KŒNIG ALBUM WILL BE RELEASED ON OPAL TAPES MID JULY 2021
FIRST VIDEO (16MM) AS A TEASER FOR THE NEW RELEASE BY VIDEO ARTIST LYDIA NSIAH!
new videos online from Schmoliner-Koenig
HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE TO BE CHOSEN AS A SHAPE ARTIST 2021
SHAPE stands for “Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe”.
SHAPE annually chooses 48 musicians and artists to participate in a mix of live performances, residencies, workshops and talks across member festivals and special events.
NEW VIDEO SERIES FROM THE "MESSING" RELEASE CONCERT AT PORGY&BESS on JUNE 3RD 2020
Thanks to Porgy&Bess and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna for the great video footage!