released April 21, 2013
Krach|kisten|Orchestra / [ka◻ka◻o] 11 square boxes, reminding of guitar-amps in Piet Mondrian style, two legs below each one, arms on each side and a head sticking out above the box. The Krachkisten Orchestera consists of 11 homemade analog-instruments and roughly 11-16 musicians. Founded in 2009 the ensemble is constanrly growing and searching for non-musicans or dilatants and monophonic sounds.
Founder and leader of the project is Tintin Patrone, born 1983 in Marburg, Germany. She is a German/Philippine musical instrument sculptresses, musician and performance artist. She resides and works in Hamburg.
The instruments were inspired by Luigi Russolo and his invention of Intonarumori over a 100 years ago. Like their counterparts, each box got it's own specific sound which can be modified via knobs and buttons. The sound of the produced music switches between noise, polka, electro stuff and hip hop and is always a result of improvisation. Musicality is not a condition for acceptance, you just need two working index fingers and a jogging suit.
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