Author Archives: Korhan Erel

About Korhan Erel

Korhan Erel is an electronic musician, improviser and sound designer based in Berlin. Their music covers free improvisation, conceptual sound performances as well as structured and composed pieces as well as music for dance, theater and video art. They perform solo, duo and group performances with improvisers, jazz musicians, dancers, and in orchestras. They have shown several sound installations in art spaces in Turkey, Germany and Hong Kong. They have ten CD and several digital releases. They play concerts across Europe, Middle- East, Southeast Asia and North America

Scarecrow and We’re all alike on Reboot.fm and Radia.fm

Reboot.fm and Radia.fm have recently featured two sound pieces of mine. “We’re all alike” was commissioned for the exhibition “Hactivate Yourself!” curated by Tuçe Erel at 1a space in Hong Kong in March 2019. It is a ‘remix’ of the … Continue reading

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Scarecrow, a sound object and installation

COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to current restrictions, all non-profit art spaces will be closed to public visits throughout November. The videos of the installation as well as the performances by Ute Wassermann and Alessandra Eramo can be viewed on YouTube at … Continue reading

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October in Berlin, Hamburg, Bonn, Augsburg

The concerts have returned… sort of… and Korhan has been playing concerts since mid-July in and out of Berlin. After playing with The Liz at the nano#drei Festival (Essen), a solo concert at Center for Prosecuted Arts (Solingen) and a … Continue reading

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Concerts in July in Berlin

I will play the following concerts in Berlin in July. VERY EXCITED!!! On July 10th, I will get back together with The Liz for a stream concert at the Heroines of Sound Festival at Radialsystem. The Liz is a power … Continue reading

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New Sonic Experiments

After a lengthy period of feeling lost and afraid, I calmed down, redesigned my studio (at least three times) and started experimenting with sounds, ways of processing them, and bringing these sounds and processes together into pieces or improvisation instrument. … Continue reading

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No Concerts in April

For obvious reasons, Korhan Erel has no concerts in April. They are contemplating life and other things at home. They also take walks without interacting with anyone. They do their best not to remain in their pyjamas after getting out … Continue reading

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Concerts in Berlin and Essen in March

Korhan will play three concerts in Berlin and one in Essen in March. They will play their first concert in the from of a solo electronics improvisation on experimental films with the theme of ‘daughters’ by female filmmakers on March … Continue reading

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Concerts in Berlin and Bielefeld in February

February is usually a quiet month for me, but not this time. I have three concerts in Berlin and one in Bielefeld. On February 12th, I will be improvising with saxophonist Max Stehle and pianist Roman Stolyar at Artist Homes … Continue reading

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Activities in January and February

2020 seems to be a much calmer year with less travelling and not that many concerts, but that does not mean it will be less exciting. The best news was that our project ‘Scarecrow’ with my wife Tuçe Erel was … Continue reading

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Five-night Residency at Au Topsi Pohl

Korhan Erel will have a five-night residency at Berlin’s wonderful experimental music/jazz venue Au Topsi Pohl on November 19-23. Korhan will play with some of the best and most innovative musicians and performers from Berlin, Ramallah and Munich in duos, … Continue reading

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