krautfuzz is embossed by an angular-futuristic tension, spanning from fuzzed-out neo-psych-rock to abstract, heavily processed minimalism, and is open at the fringes.



  • June 15, 2024  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    krautfuzz (Imari Kokubo/Dirk Dresselhaus/Derek Shirley) + very special surprise guest /// Tavare (Aidan Baker/Tristen Bakker/Angela Muñoz), The Church, Herrfurthplatz 14, Berlin, Germany

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  • August 30, 2024  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Schneider TM & Lillevan (+ special guests krautfuzz & Ilpo Väisänen) - Echo chamber UTOPIA (commissioned work), Pop-Kultur Festival, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, Germany

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  • November 1, 2024  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    krautfuzz (Imari Kokubo / Dirk Dresselhaus / Derek Shirley) + iLan (live video), ZENTRALWERK, Dresden, Germany

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  • November 3, 2024  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    krautfuzz (Imari Kokubo / Dirk Dresselhaus / Derek Shirley) + iLan (live video) + special guests, Kantine am Berghain, Berlin, Germany

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This trio started out playing improvisational fuzzkraut sessions in November 2022 after Imari Kokubo (drums), Dirk Dresselhaus (guitar, voice), and Derek Shirley (bass) had unavailingly planned to hook up with each other individually for a couple of years. As each of them is involved in an extended variety of music (Vladislav Delay Quartet, die ANGEL, Schneider TM, faust, Piratezombiedog, Monno, The Still, Hi- Speed Dubbing, etc.), the premise is to boil down stylistic concepts to their essence by playing energetic, dynamic, and time-transcending music without a safety net while giving some extra attention to communication in-between each other as well as to the individual subconsciousness.

krautfuzz is embossed by an angular-futuristic tension, spanning from fuzzed-out neo-psych-rock to abstract, heavily processed minimalism, and is open at the fringes.

"Does anything really begin or end? What is time? A period of time. What does that mean? Re-create and re-visit, but time always moves forward. Never stopping. Always changing. Sound goes and goes and goes. This moment is a forward motion." (Ilse Redeka)


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