| Antoine Chessex

03.22 Thursday, 20:00-03:00

Merlin (big hall)
1052 Budapest, Gerlóczy u. 4.

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Antoine Chessex
Antoine Chessex

Antoine Chessex born in 1980 in Switzerland, is a key spoke in the wheel of Europe's experimental music community, and a hub in the electro-acoustic improvising scene. Based in Berlin, he performs internationally with various projects including the noise-metal outfit Monno. After saxophone studies in Lausanne, Sienna and New York, he moved to a more radical approach including different forms of sonic experiments. Parallel to his acoustic playing, he developed an unusual use of the saxophone while sending it through a  Marshall guitar amplifier and using circular breathing techniques. Drones, vocal mayhem and chaotic electronic behaviours being mixed together in intense and physical actions.