Voice: Inês Pereira
Trumpet: João Almeida
DIY instruments & electronics: João Carlos Pinto
Drums & percussion: Pedro Melo Alves
Drums: Chris Hill
Voice: Mya Dyberg
Goats, chaos epitaph, coming from the basements of Portugal.
Why goats, why? Deep sonic exploration and expanded dialogue. Acoustic and electroacoustic images.
We are not alpacas.
1st act – Chris Hill Solo
2nd act – Full Band
CHRIS HILL (drummer, composer / producer and improviser) based in Berlin. Founding member of the collective CLEANING EACH OTHER (improvised piano trio), member of ECHO CHAMBER (free-jazz aesthetics, electronic experimentalism), and member of Eden Leshem’s HUSH MOSS ("creepy selection of nocturnal R&B“ – The Guardian [UK]).
He has played with Axel Dörner, Achim Kaufmann, Tobias Delius, Simon Rose, Liz Kosack, Vincent von Schlippenbach / DJ Illvibe, Els Vandeweyer, Richard Scott, Rieko Okuda, Tomomi Adachi, Johannes Fink, Rainer Witzel, Dan Peter Sundland, Dag Magnus Narvesen, Eliad Wagner.
His solo project HOLYMACHINES had it's audiovisual debut album – IMAGE VERSION – released in 2016, largely featuring work by video artist and motion designer AQUIET.
As a curator, he is co-founder of Berlin-based audiovisual label AVERAGE NEGATIVE and host of the LIQUID SOUNDS SERIES - both dedicated to genre-free, creative music.
As a producer and sound designer, Chris has founded the creative agency chhhhhh, which has created campaigns for major brands such as Mercedes Benz, Drive Now, VIU Eyewear, Deutsche Bahn, WIRED.
Chris proudly endorses Sunhouse Sensory Percussion and Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals.
INÊS PEREIRA born in Braga, Portugal. Works between sound, voice, dance and performance. She has graduated in jazz singing and had ballet and contemporary dance training at Arte Total - Braga, where she now collaborates as a performer and production assistant.
In 2019, she has been working with free improvisation, vocal solo setups and created many projects as vocalist such as d r a f t s, the septet Uniforme and the vocal trio Echo ochE.
She collaborates with the electronic trio Y?li, the soft satanic jazz band Lucifer Pool Party and composed the sonoplasty for the play “Quan-Tos Que-Res” by Anto?nio Dura?es with Arte Total.
Ine?s has also worked with artists such as Demian Cabaud, The Rite of Trio, Rui Horta, Francisca Marques, among others.
JOÃO ALMEIDA born in Lisbon, Portugal. At the age of 8 he started his musical studies at Banda Filarmónica de Mafra and later at the Escola de Música do Conservatório Nacional. In 2015, João began to study at the Escola de Jazz Luiz-Villas Boas from Hotclube de Portugal and last year finished his bachelor degree at the Lisbon Superior Music School. Works regularly with the Orquestra de Jazz do Hotclube de Portugal and has been in an internacional tour (Serbia, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic, and Germany) with the band Farra Fanfarra. He has worked with artists such as Albert Cirera, Rodrigo Amado, Gabriel Ferrandini, João Lopes Pereira, André Fernandes, Pedro Moreira, among others.
JOÃO CARLOS PINTO born in Braga, Portugal. Studied Piano and Composition at Gulbenkian Conservatory. Bachelor Degree – Composition, from Lisbon Superior Music School.
His music has been played at Korea, USA, The Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, and, all over Portugal.
Selected for IRCAM’s festival ManiFeste 2019 where he worked with Raphaël Cendo and Ensemble NIKEL on a sketch piece. Young Composer Associated to Estúdios Vitor Córdon (S. Carlos National Theatre, National Ballet Company) in 2019.
As a performer he plays (mostly) electronic instruments that he builds or modifies. Highlight for the projects CACO.MEAL (post-human non-binary techno jazz) and DUO Almeida / Carlos Pinto (experimental electroacoustic).
PEDRO MELO ALVES born in Porto, Portugal. Studied both Jazz Drums and Music Composition.
Having been awarded with the Bernardo Sassetti composition award in 2016 he's been increasingly present in the European scene, presenting his projects in events such as 12 Points Festival (2018), European Jazz Conference (2018) or Jazzahead (2019). Pedro plays as a drummer and composer in exploratory jazz bands (Omniae Ensemble, The Rite of Trio, In Igma), contemporary electroacoustic projects (his solo O, CACO.MEAL or symph), improvised music (Théo Ceccaldi, Luís Vicente, Mark Dresser, Eve Risser, Pedro Branco), instrumental rock and soundtracks for Theatre and Dance (Schaubühne's Peter Kleinert, Carlota Lagido).
MIA DYBERG born in Denmark. She's one of the new exciting voices on the European jazz scene. Her unique melodic expression emerges from wild sound experiments combined with Scandinavian melancholy. She performs w./ improv-musicians such as Clayton Thomas, Herb Robertson, Tobias Delius etc. She is also the co-founder of the international improvisers collective The Community. "Dyberg used a range of ancillary sound-making devices and techniques, stretching into AACM-inspired passages of deep conversation, playful chatter and bluesy storytelling." – Clifford Allen, New York City Jazz Record