Lorenzo Abattoir ・ Silvan Schmid & Thimothée Quost
2022/02/03 @ 8:00 PM @ Club Wakuum, Griesgasse 25/1
Lorenzo Abattoir is a sound artist from Turin (IT). A key element of his work is the relationship between spiritual practices and unusual methods of audio processing. “The sound of chaos merges with order and where every nuance seem to be carefully adjusted and controlled”.
During past years he recorded and released collaborative works with: Satori, Hermann Kopp, Phurpa, Giovanni Lami and played live performances in EU and USA.
Lorenzo Abattoir is also the founder of Mare di Dirac concrete / field recordings collective based on the use of handmade instruments and analog electronics following the fundamental principles of Quantum physics.
Silvan Schmid • Thimothée Quost
The trumpet duo of Silvan Schmid and Timothée Quost creates music through improvisation and experimental composing with an imaginary concept that they developed together. They are currently working on a recording project and this will be their first tour.
Silvan Schmid is a trumpet player based in Switzerland and the Netherlands. He plays live and does recordings with people and projects such as Solo, Gamut Kollektiv, Alex Riva, Lotus Eddé Khouri, Elio Amberg, Félicie Bazelaire, Tom Wheatley, Timothée Quost, Marina Tantanozi, Bertrand Denzler, Lingens/Punkt/Schmid, Hum, Eddie Prévost and Hans Kennel. He has released a quintet album on Hat Hut Records in 2018, followed by the solo album „Augmented Space” in April 2021.
He is a member of the Gamut Kollektiv, whose purpose is to explore, to seek and to set new things in motion. The collective serves as a fruitful breeding ground for ideas, experiments and new processes. In addition to the annual Gamut Festival, they run the label Edition Gamut and organize different concert series in Zurich.