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

Nightingala – Reading, panel, film, concert stroll at HKW

After two years of pandemic-related cancellations, the Nightingala is finally happening on May 5th at HKW! The “Nightingales in Berlin” project, initiated by musician, philosopher, writer David Rothenberg in 2014 with me tagging along, yielded several albums (including our duo … Continue reading

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Concerts in April in Berlin and Munich

I will play three improvised concerts in April, all of them being post-pandemic reunions. The first one is on April 20th with Marina Dzukljev (piano) and Michael Thieke (clarinet) at Marina’s 5-day residency at Au Topsi Pohl. Marina and I … Continue reading

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“Soundtracking” video by Lange//Berweck//Lorenz

My piece “Soundtracking” is a composition that serves as an imaginary soundtrack for a horror/sci-fi film that could have been made in the 1980s. The piece was commissioned by the synthesizer trio Lange//Berweck//Lorenz in 2021 for their concert series “Very … Continue reading

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Debut album “mit gefühl” by Ephemeral Fragments

The trio Ephemeral Fragments was born in 2019 before the pandemic, after Florian Walter (tubax), Emily Wittbrodt (cello) and Korhan Erel (electronics) played their first concert together in Essen in April 2019. Soon after this concert, they took the name … Continue reading

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Böseblick Concert Videos

Böseblick is a new Berlin-based ensemble for electronic music that started playing together in 2021. In March, they played their first official concert on March 10, 2022 under the Böseblick name at Berlin’s KM28 with the kind support from Initiative … Continue reading

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Solo Concert Video

I was invited by Temporary Autonomous Tele Vision (T.A.T.V) in March to play a solo in their three-day live-streamed festival. This is the video recording of this concert. I played a Hydrasynth / Sensel Morph Buchla combo, the Samplr on … Continue reading

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The Liz performs “No Comet” at Kontraklang

The Liz will perform their new production No Comet on April 2, 2022 at Kontraklang concert series at Villa Elisabeth in Berlin. The Liz have premiered “No Comet” in October 2021 at Sowieso Berlin with the support of Musikfonds, transforming … Continue reading

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“For Peace. Against War. Who is not?”

For Peace. Against War. Who is not?*A Compilation for the people of Ukraine This compilation of almost 200 tracks was made possible by invitation and open call by Component Records and Kai Niggemann. Please consider buying a copy to support … Continue reading

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Concerts in March

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN MOVED TO MARCH 10! SAME VENUE!! I had asked Kirsten Reese, Alessandra Eramo and Ariel Orah to play with me on August 28, 2021, when Sowieso kindly asked me to organize a night there. We (and … Continue reading

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Dark Eye

After playing no concerts in December and January, I will return to performing well-rested. The first performance is a take on a Turkish-Greek shadowplay tradition called Karagöz (Dark Eye). Along with Kriton Beyer (harmonium, daxophone, effects, objects) and Nicolas Wiese … Continue reading

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