90. anniversary of “Metropolis”

90. anniversary of “Metropolis”

“Metropolis” had its premiere in Berlin on 10 January 1927. The film, directed by Fritz Lang, has inspired generations of filmmakers for almost a century. A masterpiece that changed the way people looked at science fiction, despite getting mixed reviews and being a huge commercial flop at the time of its premiere. Among those inspired by “Metropolis” are the creators of “Star Wars”, “Matrix”, “Blade Runner”, “Dr Strangelove” and “Sky Captain”. Exactly 90 years after…

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The “Metropolis” Project at the Szczecin Philharmonic

The “Metropolis” Project at the Szczecin Philharmonic

The “Metropolis” Project is a unique project combining theatre, opera, electronic music and rock sounds. It’s far more than just screening of the film. The soundtrack to the famous movie will be performed live by outstanding artists: Igor Gwadera, Agnieszka Makówka and Władysław Komendarek. This special performance will take place on 30 January 2017, 7:30 PM at the Mieczysław Karłowicz Szczecin Philharmonic. So far there were only three such screenings of “Metropolis”. The first one…

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Soundedit ’16 – “The Man with the Golden Ear” invites you to Łódź for the 8th celebration of perfect sound!

Soundedit ’16 – “The Man with the Golden Ear” invites you to Łódź for the 8th celebration of perfect sound!

The 8th edition of the International Festival of Music Producers and Sound Designers Soundedit is the most spectacular and versatile yet. The Festival goes outside Klub Wytwórnia and includes workshops and unique concerts. Four exceptional  artists will be awarded during this year’s edition. A long list of our great guests this year starts with Brian Eno. Musician, composer and producer will receive “The Man with the Golden Ear” statuette on Saturday, 29 October. On 30…

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The “Metropolis” project in Polish Radio: performance and recording of an album at the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio

The “Metropolis” project in Polish Radio: performance and recording of an album at the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio

  The “Metropolis” project is a unique project combining theatre, opera, electronic music and rock sounds. It’s far more than just screening of the film. The soundtrack to the famous movie will be performed live by outstanding artists: Igor Gwadera, Agnieszka Makówka and Władysław Komendarek. Polish Radio invited them to perform at the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio in Warsaw. The concert will take place on 10 January 2017 at 19.00 and will be recorded and…

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Soundedit ’16 – The Youth is coming strong and it plays electronic music

Soundedit ’16 – The Youth is coming strong and it plays electronic music

Raz Dwa Trzy’s show will feature performances by special guests: Brodka and Dawid Podsiadło. As part of the Anthology of Polish Electronic Music project we’ll witness performances by: Kamp!, Heart & Soul, A_GIM and Pin Park. Last year, as part of the Anthology of Polish Electronic Music project, the genre’s veterans (Józef Skrzek, Władysław Komendarek, Kapitan Nemo and Konrad Kucz) played an unforgettable show in addition to sharing their vast experience during workshops, meetings and…

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Brodka

Brodka

An artists you just can’t pigeonhole. One of a very few musicians whose career started on a TV show and did not end straight after the show’s last episode. She has matured as a singer and has conquered Polish music industry, also succeeding abroad. Brodka was born in 1987 in Żywiec, raised in a highland family with musical traditions. At the age of 6, she began learning to play the violin. She took part in…

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Dawid Podsiadło

Dawid Podsiadło

Three years ago, when he was preparing for the release of his debut album, Dawid Podsiadło was just a promising talent show winner. Today, after numerous awards, tens of sold-out concerts as well as diamond and platinum records, he’s without a doubt one of the biggest stars of Polish pop music, praised by critics and fans alike. Dawid Podsiadło was born 1993 in Dąbrowa Górnicza, where he graduated from 1st degree music school (trombone class)…

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Raz, Dwa, Trzy

Raz, Dwa, Trzy

A band that for many years has proved you can follow your own path, stick to your own ideas and sound, at the same time achieving a great artistic success, enjoying a massive popularity among fans and being praised by critics. The simplicity and sincerity of their music makes them attractive to fans of a wide range of music genres. Their songs have an outstanding ability to provoke conversations and open up the audience’s minds….

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Kamp!

Kamp!

Leaders of the fast-developing Polish synth-pop scene. One of very few Polish bands that are really making their mark in Western Europe. Kamp!’s songs include references to 80’s disco music, 90’s electronic music as well as modern dance music. The band was founded in 2007 in Łódź. Their first recordings were released in 2008 on the group’s MySpace profile. Half a year later, Kamp! was performing at Poland’s biggest summer festivals. Since the very beginning,…

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Pin Park

Pin Park

Pin Park consists of Maciek Bączyk (based in Wrocław) and Maciek Polak (based in Sopot). They both employ a rather unorthodox method of work – they only use EMS synthesisers with no computers involved. During live performances Pin Park uses only two Synthi AKS synths programed in real time. The outfit’s music includes elements of IDM, ambient and techno but is also inspired by krautrock and musique concrète. Because of the characteristics of the instruments…

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Heart & Soul

Heart & Soul

It’s a project involving musicians from younger and older generation of Polish alternative rock and cold wave scenes. A supergroup whose members share their love for Joy Division. Previous work of all the band members give Heart & Soul’s music some electronic depth with a taste of post-punk anxiety. This supergroup includes: Bela Komoszyńska (Sorry Boys), Łukasz Lach (L.Stadt), Patti Yang, Hanna Malarowska (Hanimal), Justyna Kabała, Bodek Pezda (2.47 Records, ex Agressiva 69, Made In…

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A_GIM

A_GIM

  Inspired heavily by Berlin’s club scene and modern techno, and presenting great skills – that’s how we can describe A_GIM. He’s one of Poland’s most experienced electronic music producers. With his group Őszibarack, since 2004 A_GIM has released four albums which paved the way to many international festivals, including Eurosonic and Europavox. At the same time, he was working as a producer with another band – Husky. In recent years, along with Igor Pudło…

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Atari Teenage Riot

Atari Teenage Riot

Atari Teenage Riot The band was born out of excitement at the social and musical possibilities following the fall of the Berlin Wall. The artists were searching for a new sound to suit those febrile times. They’ve created a revolutionary melding of hardcore punk, breakbeat, hardcore techno, jungle, industrial and noise. Atari Teenage Riot was founded in February 1992 by Alec Empire, soon joined by Hanin Elias and Carl Crack. Alec desired to express his…

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Press

Press

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Brian Eno

Brian Eno

English composer, music producer and rock musician. Co-founder of Roxy Music. A pioneer and master of ambient music. The creator of sounds known by each PC owner and multimedia installations presented all over the world. Three times Grammy award winner will visit Soundedit this year and present his most recent artistic project! Brian Eno worked with countless musicians and bands, including U2, Talking Heads, Devo, Ultravox, James, My Bloody Valentine, John Cale, Coldplay and Phil…

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Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy

The artist known as the Godfather of gothic rock. He was the lead singer of a British band Bauhaus – pioneers of the genre that is characterized by simple melodies, gloomy mood and existential topics often based on legends, German and Slavic mythology and horror stories. Peter Murphy was born on 11 July 1957 in Wellingborough (Northamptonshire), England. As a child, he was fascinated by The Beatles and Elvis Presley, but quickly set his sights…

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Brodka

Brodka

An artists you just can’t pigeonhole. One of a very few musicians whose career started on a TV show and did not end straight after the show’s last episode. She has matured as a singer and has conquered Polish music industry, also succeeding abroad. Brodka was born in 1987 in Żywiec, raised in a highland family with musical traditions. At the age of 6, she began learning to play the violin. She took part in…

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Raz Dwa Trzy

Raz Dwa Trzy

A band that for many years has proved you can follow your own path, stick to your own ideas and sound, at the same time achieving a great artistic success, enjoying a massive popularity among fans and being praised by critics. The simplicity and sincerity of their music makes them attractive to fans of a wide range of music genres. Their songs have an outstanding ability to provoke conversations and open up the audience’s minds….

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Igor Gwadera

Igor Gwadera

This teenager plays with Titus in Anti Tank Nun, supported Slash at the Spodek Hall, Katowice, and recorded an album with leading American and British hard rock musicians. Talented and rebellious, he continues to attract new legions of fans and gain critical acclaim worldwide. Igor Gwadera was born in 1997 and started playing the guitar at the age of 11, taught by Jarek “Chilek” Chilkiewicz. The young artist says his biggest guitar heroes are: Randy…

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Agnieszka Makówka

Agnieszka Makówka

Born in Łódź, she graduated from the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź. The artist has also completed postgraduate courses at the “Mozarteum” in Salzburg. Since 1998, she’s been a soloist at the Grand Theater in Łódź and at the Polish Chamber Opera. Winner of many awards and honours, she has a voice that can crush even the hardest rock. In 1995, while still studying, Agnieszka Makówka started working at the Grand…

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Władysław Komendarek

Władysław Komendarek

Instrumentalist, producer and composer of electronic music. Between 1973 and 1984 member of the legendary Polish band Exodus. He played at various rock (Jarocin), electronic (KLEM Nijmegen, Holland, Dresden, Germany, Linz, Austria) and jazz (Jazz Jamboree) festivals. In 2008 and 2009, he performed in Croatia and Romania, including an appearance at Ricochet Gathering, where he played alongside Steve Schroyder and Steve Jolliffe – both of Tangerine Dream fame. In 2013, at the International Festival of…

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