21 September 2013, 7 pm

ul. Jaskółcza 1, GDAŃSK - DOLNE MIASTO



Michał Majcher (preparations) and Marcin Olejniczak (preparations and modulations, intuitive programing) form a duo whose music draws associations with trends such as: post-industrial, musique concrete and power electronics. Their work relies on improvisation and attempts at the deconstruction and reconstruction of sound, including the human voice and the audiosphere of everyday life. Currently their focus is on an electroacoustic search for a means of expression. Opiumathic’s latest accomplishments include: Voice Cirrus in 2012 (Permutacja [Permutation] at CKiS and a concert in 2013 during Restytucja [Restitution] at CKiS in Konin.


Michał Majcher lives in Płock. He runs his own individual projects, such as Monopium (albums: Mesmerized produced by Beast of Prey and The Goat and the Dead Horses’ Circus produced by Zoharum) and is also a member of the band, Schröttersburg. Majcher collaborates with the independent magazine “Hard Art”.

Marcin Olejniczak lives in Konin and has been running intermedia projects and playing concerts since 1996.


VULTURES QUARTET is an improvising music group based in London, England; consisting of core members Matt Chilton, Will Connor and Anthony Donovan, operating a revolving fourth member policy, with different collaborators for different projects, in both live and studio settings, including artists such as Steve Beresford, Damo Suzuki, Ernesto Tomasini, Sandeep Mishra and Jo Quail. The group mixes electro-acoustic, dark ambient, free jazz and industrial styles, utilizing conventional instruments played unconventionally, open-source software, found objects and homemade instruments and electronics. Beginning as mainstays of the London improv scene in late 2008, Vultures Quartet has by now performed across Britain, America and Europe, presenting improvised sets and works by composers such as Daniel Morse and John Zorn, supporting the likes of Fred Frith, Faust, Nurse With Wound, John Butcher, Adam Bohman, Furt, Phil Waschmann and Seb Roachford, with releases on SubRosa, Zos Kia Sounds Recordings, and Born in Mind, and forthcoming releases with Tzadik, Zoharum, and Somber Soniks, plus appearances on numerous compilations.


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