Hybrid Medicine presents: Hiro Kone (USA) live at Romantso
Live electronics: Blakk Harbor | Yorgas Helmet | Kostadis | Reaktiv
DJ sets: Morah | Shit Happens
Screening: Mika Vainio: Sähkö the Movie
Friday 14/4/2023 | Romantso
Presale €8 (coming soon) | Doors €10
Facebook event here.
Hybrid Medicine is very excited to present a live electronics performance by Hiro Kone, Blakk Harbor, Yorgas Helmet, Kostadis and Reaktiv, followed by DJ sets from Morah and Shit Happens. The short film “Mika Vainio: Sähkö the Movie” accompanies an event of supreme electronica and tightly packed action.
The Hybrid Medicine collective is thrilled to welcome Hiro Kone. The NY based alias of Nicky Mao, musician and producer Hiro Kone uses an array of hardware, synths and modular synthesis in order to create a unique sonic spectacle.
With her latest LP “Silvercoat the throng” having been described as “beautiful and harrowing”, Hiro Kone brings her unique blend of experimental techno, spoken word, neo-classical, and industrial noise into a fluid, encrypted dialect all its own.
Blending beats aplenty, bonebreaking bass, distorted sine waves, drone, ambient and dark electronics into his trademark industrial techno output, Angelos Liaros Copola, aka Blakk Harbor, creates a multilayered storytelling experience, rich in atmosphere and texture.
A sound designer for Native Instruments, Blakk Harbor’s recorded output is chronicled through numerous releases on analog and digital format.
Ceremonial black metal noise, based on a chimera of digital and analog equipment cross communication, intense distorted vocals and electroacoustic musique concrete techniques.
A side project of experimental artist and composer - improviser Georgios Karamanolakis, Yorgas Helmet is focused on the sense of myth, reconstruction, retrofuturism and the everlasting winter that surrounds us.
An Athens based d.j. and producer with a keen interest in sound design for theatrical shows and film, Reaktiv moves flexibly through techno, industrial, raunchy electro, mind melting waves and cinematic soundscapes.
Sound artist and multi-instrumentalist Kostadis Michail is a stalwart of the Athens music scene due to his improvisational solo electroacoustic workouts, as well as his work with various bands, including In Trance 95, Acid Baby Jesus, Sclavos & Lost Bodies.
His live performances are based on a contemporary synth panorama of treated vocals, downbeat compositions and minimal electronics, a blend of African polyrhythms and space age music.
Renowned for his expressive, long sets of bold compositions and intersecting genres d.j. and producer Morah moves seamlessly through musical genres blending dark wave, industrial, EBM, techno with experimental backgrounds and everything between.
A producer – recording artist himself, Morah's entire existence is in the absolute service of music.
Shit Happens is the co-founder and drummer of spacey garage psychonauts Alien Mustangs. His other projects involve the exploration of techno-based sonicscapes through record playing, frequently influenced by the relationship of dynamic drum tracks, loaded with heavy drones and psychedelic punk tension.
“Mika Vainio: Sähkö the Movie”
Mika Vainio’s death in April 2017 sent shock waves rippling through the electronic music community. The late Finnish musician left an indelible mark on noise thanks to his roles in the ’90s group Pan Sonic and record label Sähkö Recordings.
Released by Blast First Petite, the 44-minute film “Mika Vainio: Sähkö the Movie” has attained legendary status and is widely considered as essential viewing for anyone with a passing interest in techno, industrial and experimental music, underpinned by a restless DIY spirit.