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

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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Berlin premiere of “Soundtracking”

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. The trio will premiere the … Continue reading

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Concerts in İzmir, Berlin and (Bucharest) in November

Korhan Erel goes international this month with concerts in İzmir, Berlin and Bucharest (postponed to 2022). The first concert is a solo electronic improvisation at the digitİZMir 7 Festival curated by composer/musician Mehmet Can Özer/Yaşar Üniversity in Izmir, Turkey. Korhan … Continue reading

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Mariá Portugal’s EROSÃO and Masterclass at Stapeltor, Duisburg

Korhan Erel is going to perform in the second concert of Mariá Portugal’s EROSÃO series at Stapeltor in Duisburg. This series will evolve around Maria’s 2021 album EROSÃO. The concert with Korhan and Liz Kosack (synthesizer) will be improvisations based … Continue reading

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Concerts in Münster and Bonn

Korhan Erel will play a live solo soundtrack concert to the sci-fi cult film “Them!” (1954) on October 13, 2021 at Cuba – Black Box* in Münster. The concert will last the entire duration of the film and will be … Continue reading

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