SOUND ROOM LXXI
DARIO FARIELLO is a multi-instrumentalist improviser based in Oslo. Born in Naples in 1987, plays saxophones and viola. Studied piano, guitar and saxophone with Annamaria Iorizzo, Giacinto Piracci, Guglielmo Pagnozzi, Edoardo Marraffa, Harri Sjöström. Studied musicology at University of Bologna, where he co-founded the Bologna improvisers Orchestra and the label Eclectic Polpo Records. He ran the radio series Musica Imprevedibile, which became a concert series in Bologna and a festival in Naples. Moved to Berlin in 2011 to work with Tristan Honsinger and Eren Ileri, he co-founded Multiversal, a nomad festival series featuring a wide international network of improv and noise musicians. Now based in Oslo, he collaborates with Harald Fetveit, Thiébault Imm, Antti Virtaranta, Ina Sagstuen, Øyvind Hellner, Espen Ursin, Bård Torgersen, Håkon Lie, Alex Riva, Mikael Szafirowski, Stefan Voglsinger, Ferran Besalduch, Eren Ileri, Alexander Chernyshkov, Marina Poleukhina, Sergi Saldana-Massó, Christian Blandhoel, Paolo Gàiba-Riva, Kenneth Langås, Walter Forestiere, Frank Szardenings, Miriam Siebenstädt, Lauren Rodz, Martí Guillem. With Norbert Stammberger he organizes the yearly improvised music meeting "Tubax Super Session", in Munich, dedicated to the tubax saxophone and other special instruments.
HARALD FETVEIT started playing noise music in the 1980’s. In order to make a scene for special musics in Oslo he also established the concert series Dans for voksne in 2003, which is still running after more than 400 events. Through DFV he has also organised workshops and special projects like temporary sound laboratories for deaf people. He has a bacground from the art academy, and has also toured with dance and performance art. Some of his work revolves naturally around making the experiences from the different fields of arts function together. As a musician, he has toured in Europe, Japan, South Korea and Russia, and at festivals like All Ears, Cable and Noise and Fury. He has collaborated with a.o. Mattin, Lucio Capece, Anla Courtis, Alexei Borisov, Taku Unami, Seijiro Murayama, Hong Chulki, Lene Grenager, John Hegre, Agnes Hvizdalek and Baktruppen.
ZHERBIN is a sound artist and musician from Helsinki, Finland. He makes tape loop based experimental music, also applying feedback and amplified small sounds. He has several releases on different DIY labels and has also done live collaborations with artists like Andrea Pensado (USA) and Jelena Glazova (Latvia). His most recent project is called Петли which means "loops" in Russian. It's a series of releases and live shows that is based on the idea of re-using tape loops with sounds recorded at live performances.