ANGEL / die ANGEL

die ANGEL (or just ANGEL in the early days), the duo project of Ilpo Väisänen (ex-Pan sonic) & Dirk Dresselhaus aka Schneider TM, was born in 1999 during a joint European tour of Pan sonic and Schneider TM with the aim to (exclusively!) improvise with electronics, string instruments and effect loops to develop a sonic world that goes beyond fixed structures and clearly defined genres.

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Tourdates

  • November 4, 2022  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Angelicus (John Duncan / Dirk Dresselhaus / Ilpo Väisänen / Werner Diermaier), AngelicA Festival, Bologna, Italy

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  • November 5, 2022  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Angelicus (John Duncan / Dirk Dresselhaus / Ilpo Väisänen / Werner Diermaier), Ex Convento San Francesco, Pordenone, Italy

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  • March 23, 2023  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Angelicus (John Duncan / Dirk Dresselhaus / Ilpo Väisänen / Zappi W Diermaier), Sonic Protest Festival, Paris, France

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Booking

For booking requests send an email to: booking@mirrorworldmusic.com

Releases

Intro

Coming from different musical backgrounds proved quite an advantage for the duo as it meant that they had to find their particular modus operandi: communication through noise and action, instant composition, spirit.

Over the course of over 2 decades now, die ANGEL crafted a catalogue of numerous albums released on labels like Editions Mego, Edition Telemark, Erototox Decodings or Karlrecords that were studio- or live-recordings of either the core duo or featured like-minded artists like cellist Hildur Gudnadottir, Oren Ambarchi,

Lucio Capece, BJ Nilsen, John Duncan or Faust drummer Werner “Zappi“ Diermaier and played numerous international headlining shows and festivals. die ANGEL delve deep into the microcosms of tones, shaping nuanced layers of abstract sound that integrate elements of Musique Concrète, Minimal Music, Industrial, Noise, Blues and Psychedelia, and yet bear the unmistakable die ANGEL signature.

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Discography:

– Angel Nr.1 – Nr.10, CD, Bip Hop 2002
– Angel and Hildur Gudnadottir, In Transmediale, CD, Oral 2006
– Angel, Kalmukia, CD/Notebook, Editions Mego 2008
– Angel, Hedonism, CD, Editions Mego 2008
– Strings Of Consciousness & Angel, LP/CD, Conspiracy Rec. / Important Rec. 2009 – Angel, 26000, CD/LP, Editions Mego 2011
– Angel, Terra Null., CD Editions Mego 2014
– die ANGEL, Entropien I, LP/download, Cosmo Rhythmatic 2017
– die ANGEL, Yön Magneetti Sine, LP/download, Edition Telemark/MWM 2018
– die ANGEL, Utopien I, LP/download, Karlrecords 2020
– die ANGEL, Live In Austin, LP/download, Erototox Decodings/MWM 2021

Concert history (excerpt):

1999
– Galerie Meinblau, Berlin, Germany

2000
– Fehrbelliner Höfe, Berlin, Germany

2001
– Mudd Club, Berlin, Germany

2003
– Link, Bologna, Italy

2004
– CTM Festival / Maria, Berlin, Germany – Mutek Festival, Montreal, Canada
– Ausland, Berlin, Germany

2005
– CTM Festival / Maria (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Berlin, Germany

2007
– Ballhaus Naunynstr. (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Berlin, Germany
– Les Siestes électroniques (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Toulouse, France

2008
– Editions Mego / 10 Years Rhiz Festival (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Vienna, Austria – Synch Festival (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Athens, Greece
– Dis-Patch Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
– Send + Receive Festival, Winnipeg, Canada
– Sala Rosa, Montreal, Canada
– Spazio 211 (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Torino, Italy
– Interzona (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Verona, Italy
– Teatro Fondamento (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Venezia, Italy
– Festsaal Kreuzberg (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Berlin, Germany
– Next Music Festival (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Bratislava, Slovakia

2009
– Club 103, Berlin, Germany

2010
– Bios, Athens, Greece

2011
– Galleria TITANIK (w/ Tomoko Nakasato), Turku, Finland
– SOTKU (w/ Tomoko Nakasato), Kuopio, Finland
– Skanu Mezs Festival (w/ Hildur Gudnadottir), Riga, Latvia

2012
– ÄÄni Festivaali / Sotku (w/ Tomoko Nakasato), Kuopio, Finland
– Friedenskirche (w/ Tomoko Nakasato & Lucio Capece), Berlin, Germany

2015
– FOtones Night / Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

2018
– A4, Bratislava, Slovakia
– EVOL club, Rome, Italy
– Sala Vanni, Florence, Italy
– Freakout Club, Bologna Emilia–Romagna, Italy
– Berghain Panorama Bar / Säule, Berlin, Germany – Théâtre Vidy, Lausanne, Switzerland
– Superbooth / FEZ, Berlin, Germany
– 20 Years Rhiz Festival, Vienna, Austria

– STIMUL Festival / MeetFactory, Prague, Czech Republic – Frameworks Festival / Blitz Club, Munich, Germany
– Sonar Festival 2018, Barcelona, Spain
– UH Fest / Három Holló, Budapest, Hungary

2019
– Musique Action Festival, Lorraine, France
– ANGEL 20th anniversary (w/ Anthea Caddy, Oren Ambarchi, Lucio Capece & BJ Nilsen), Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany – WFMU Live Session with host Daniel Blumin New York, NY, USA
– Public Records, Brooklyn, New York 11217, USA
– Suoni Del Popolo Festival @ La Vitrola, Quebec H2T 1R3, CANADA
– Barracuda, Austin, TX 78701, USA
– Thought//Forms Gallery, Denver, Colorado 80223, USA
– Red Gate Arts Society, Vancouver, CANADA
– Modular 8, Portland, OR, USA
– The Lab SF, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
– Empty Gallery (w/ Xper.Xr), Hong Kong

2021
– Norpas Festival, Kimito Island, Finland
– Zodiak Free Arts Lab Festival, (w/ Günter Schickert) Hau1 / Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany – Blaues Rauschen Festival (w/ Tomoko Nakasato), Essen, Germany
– Cave 12, Geneva, Switzerland
– Wurm / Klappfon, Basel, Switzerland
– Bad Bonn, Düdingen, Switzerland
– Brainwave Music, Life on a Leaf house, Turku, Finland

Videos

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