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arrowOneBeat Session #2 coming up! Jazz Elephant live

29.01.15 by Lukas

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We are very happy to present the second edition of the OneBeat Session! This time we invited the very beautiful Jazz Elephant from Graz, Austria. Sometimes laid back, sometimes powerful, their music changes between Blues Rock and Trip Hop. “Like an elephant who loves Jazz and Blues but cannot hide his power”, as they describe the meaning of the band name. After releasing their first album “Paperwork” in 2013, the y collected money in a crowdfunding campaign, resulting in the release of  a video and also a single in 2014. Right now, singer Lisa and her bandmates Benni (gt) an Julian (dr, gt) are now working on their second album. If you want to know more:

music-news.at/?s=jazz+elephant

facebook.com/jazzelephant


We look forward to present the OneBeat Session #2 at Zum Böhmischen Dorf on Thursday, February 5th: a regular stage for concerts, readings, live acts, DJs and more. OneBeat Sessions are a platform to meet up and to get in touch with great musicians and a space where ideas can grow up and new collaborations start.

RSVP on our facebook eventwww.facebook.com/events/893389100693946

Save the Date: February 5
Start: 19h
Concert: 20h (entrance free!)
Location: Zum Böhmischen Dorf (Sanderstraße 11 // U Schönleinstraße)

OneBeat Sessions – every 1st thursday of the month

We hope to see you there!

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arrowTonight: OneBeat Sofa Concert #1 feat. Anna Morley & Karl Neukauf

08.11.14 by Anna

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We think that sofa concerts are a exiting way for musicians, singers and composer to showcase their music in a chilled environment!

OneBeats Sofa Concerts #1 features the brilliant chansonnier Karl Neukauf and our amazing multi-instrumentalist Anna Morley. The Concert is hosted in Anna Morleys private apartment in the Neukölln district.

Anna Morley is an Australian multi-instrumentalist and composer, currently based in Berlin. Her music has been described as ¨an eclectic fusion of electro-acoustic vibes with ambient overtones, woven together by fresh minimal grooves¨. Anna is principally a vibraphonist, but also lends her talents to violin, vocals and a range of keyboard and percussion instruments:

The stylistic composition of the songs written and performed by the Berlin-based chansonnier Karl Neukauf sometimes remind us of legendary singers like Hildegard Knef, Udo Jürgens, Udo Lindenberg or even Tom Waits and Mark Lanegan. Through his deep voice, accompanied by an empathetically played piano, Neukauf is presenting his thoughtful observations on the simple as well as sensational sides of life:

Relax on the pillows, chat with other guests and enjoy the best Berlin-based musicians in our cozy living room above the roofs of Berlin. We are very happy to announce: All guest list places are reserved!

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arrowPhotos: OneBeat concerts #2 w/ Elephant & Lavoisier @ Michelberger Hotel 23.11

10.12.12 by Lukas

On friday the 23rd of November, we organized a concert night in the lobby of the Michelberger Hotel, with two beautiful concerts by Lavoisier and Elephant. Ma Tias was playing some of his favorite tunes after the concerts. Massive thanks to the Michelberger Hotel for making it happen and to everyone who came along! What a great night!

2013 is coming up and this was our last event for this year. We’re looking into further improving our project and are looking forward to lots more nice events for 2013. So stay tuned, you’ll hear from us!

Click on the thumbnails below for high res images from the event.

All photos by Gianna Charaktinou (thanks!)

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arrowPhotos – One(Beats) at Brunnen70 w/ Kyson, Wermonster & more, 08.09.2012

19.09.12 by Lukas

On saturday the 8th of September we where back down under in the Brunnen70 basement. This time with a different lineup, different musical direction and in a bigger room. We prepared well for our showcase at the monthly “Wedding Present” underground festival, bringing 2 DJs, 3 Live-Acts, 2 VJs and a light installation.

The night started with a journey through uk bass, hip hop and house by James A. Shaw as playing under his moniker Borth Sea Defence (stay tuned for more, James OneBeat artist profile is coming up). He played a live dj set with “two turntables, a laptop running Traktor and Ableton, a Korg nanopad triggering hits and samples which are running from Ableton and a Korg Monotron Delay for a few oscillations”. Enough said, listen to the recording of the Borth Sea Defence set below.

After James we had One Dub Connection finally performing again on a OneBeat showcase since Karneval der Kulturen in 2011. A blend of dub and drum’n’bass, followed by the electronica live-act Kyson, who brought plenty of gear and even had a drummer for percussion lined up, but who sadly got ill before the event. Lush, deep, and more upbeat then ever before he pleased us with a brilliant live performance.
Third live-act in a row was Wermonster, beatmaker deluxe who came straight from recording sessions in Wiesbaden. Nico has been a busy man lately. Last but not least, Alex from One Dub Connection performed a banging drum’n’bass set under his alias Trilingo… we must agree that drum’n’bass isn’t something you hear often enough in Berlin these days, that was great for a change. For visuals we invited Robert Heel for a light installation (check out his work at www.robertheel.com) and RTZ23 and E (E-Gruppe Berlin) for vjing (E introduced us to some pretty straightforward projection mapping, thanks again for the help with the setup).

Thanks go out to all the helping hands and of course our artists for playing for OneBeat for free, thus helping us grow our project and network. We hope to see you next time!

Click on the thumbnails below for more high res images from the event.

Most photos by Gianna Charaktinou and some by Pic-7

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arrowOneBeat Showcase w/ Kyson, Wermonster and more @ Brunnen70 – Sat 08.09 23h

02.09.12 by Lukas

OneBeat @ Wedding Present 08.09

We’re back to Wedding’s notorious basement club Brunnen70 on September 8th. Back in May we had a brilliant techno/house night at the monthly “Wedding Present” underground festival. This time it’s all about Beats, Electronica and Dub with some great live-acts and DJs combined with great visuals. Beatmaker Wermonster will be playing alongside soundcloud celebrity KysonOne Dub Connection will be performing a blend between funky Dub and Drum’n’Bass and James A.Shaw under his moniker Borth Sea Defence will please your ears with an eclectic dj-set of future garage and bass music. Visuals will be served by RTZ23 and there will be a light installation by Robert Heel. There will be plenty of 4/4 Beats on the other areas including youANDme (cocoon / rotary cocktail), Anais from Berlin’s pyonen and Grizzly on the disco floor, among many others. It’s all there, see you in the underground!

Kyson LIVE (Moodgadget Recordings)
Wermonster LIVE (Slow Fi Monks)
James A.Shaw presents Borth Sea Defence (Cambrian Line / BLN.fm)
One Dub Connection LIVE (Diversified Music)

Brunnen70 (Ubhf Voltastraße)
08.09.2012 start 23h
RSVP on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/452788761411226/

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