Matthew Shipp is truly one of the leading lights of a new generation of jazz giants.
Shoshana is an Israeli rock duo formed in Tel-Aviv in 2012. The group consists of songwriter Tamar Aphek (guitar, voc) and Jonathan Harpak (drums). After recording and touring excessively with bands Carusella (Aphek) and Usless ID (Harpak) they’ve decided to realize a musical bonding that have existed between the two for over a decade.
Under the leadership of Cuefx, Cuefx Band is a unique combination of jazz and hip-hop, experiment which reminds an aura of New York’s smoky basements’ clubs shrouded in a dark mist.
American artist Rykarda Parasol (\reh-kaer-dah\), her real name, describes her dark sound as “Rock Noir”. A unique gender-bending voice, Parasol is most often noted for her story-telling and poetic lyrics, which often lead to literary as well as musical comparisons. Parasol is also recognizable for her intimate sing-talk delivery. Her tales are authentic narratives derived from her personal experiences, travels, and adventures.
Samech: The desing of Hebrew letter samech is a circle, and represents infinity, because has no beginning or end. In Kabbalah the samech represents the infinite power of the Ein Sof, G-d’s infinite light.
RARA AVIS is a brand new project born from the collaboration between Stefano Ferrian, Ken Vandermark and a pool of Italian emerging and talented musicians like Luca Pissavini, Simone Quatrana and Mimmo SEC.
La Compañía Cubana offers a fiesta Cuba de cabo a rabo – from end to end.
Drekoty is a band founded by Ola Rzepka, drummer and pianist, member of such bands as Pictorial Candi, Wovoka, Graal, Alte Zachen and The Complainer and formerly known for collaboration with Pogodno and Budyń i Sprawcy Rzepaku. Two other members are Magda Turłaj (aka Karotka from Kawałek Kulki) and Zosz Chabiera.
“Call it low-western-rock blues jazz soul punk… whatever. HANG EM HIGH. That’s what we call it.”
Hugo Race Fatalists is the collaboration between Australian singer songwriter producer Hugo Race and the Italian instrumental band Sacri Cuori.
For the first time this year, the series Free The Dance returns to Alchemia on the 22nd of April, 20:00. Free The Dance, an initiative and concept by Małgorzata Haduch&Unfinished Company- is a series of performances with participation of improvisers- musicians and dancers.
A collection of twenty photographs by Katarzyna Javaheri and Marcin Krzyżanowski images that were captured in 2009-2012 in two of the three major Afghan cities of Kabul and Herat.