Piotr Kurek upcoming Euro tour and re-releases.

Piotr Kurek. Tour dates.
18 April 2013

Polish producer Piotr Kurek quietly released the brilliant Edena at the worst possible five days before Christmas 2012, on cassette label Sangoplasmo. Thankfully, his two most recent records under his name (he also plays as Piętnastka and Suaves Figures), Heat and Edena, will be re-released on vinyl via Italian label Black Sweat Records.

Kurek also starts a European tour at the end of April and ending mid-May. If you haven’t heard of him before, see our review of Edena here. Tour dates below.**

26.04 – KRAKÓW, Radar
27.04 – BRATISLAVA, A4
29.04 – OSTRAVA, tba
30.04 – PRAHA, tba
02.05 – BERLIN, Loophole
03.05 – HAMBURG, Kraniche Klub
04.05 – GHENT, Nest
05.05 – PARIS, tba
06.05 – LONDON, tba
07.05 – BRIGHTON, Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
09.05 – LINCOLN, Decimal Place
10.05 – SHEFFIELD, The Audacious Art Experiment
11.05 – LYON, Buffet Froid
12.05 – GENEVA, Cave12
13.05 – BASEL, Klappfon: Oslo10
15.05 – VIENNA, Vekks
16.05 – BRNO, Kabinet MÚZ

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Piotr Kurek’s ‘Edena’ reviewed.

Piotr Kurek. Archives & Anachronisms.
24 December 2012

When it comes to his concept of time and eclecticism, Piotr Kurek is all over the place. As a composer and multi-instrumentalist with a penchant for vintage sound equipment, as well as the practical sense to know where their limitations are, his musical compositions –part melodic narrative, part sound collage –distil a sense of nostalgia into a romance for the present. Using a Moebius comic he had never seen (Le Monde d’Edena) and an instrument he would never have (a Mellotron) as a conceptual starting point, the Warsaw-based, Polish artist presents Edena, out on Wroclaw label Sangoplasmo.

Piotr Kurek. Photo by Hannah Devereux. Image courtesy of the artists.
Piotr Kurek. Photo by Hannah Devereux. Image courtesy of the artists.

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