Caterina Barbieri

September 2018

Caterina Barbieri is a Berlin-based Italian composer. Her debut album “Vertical” was produced between Elektronmusikstudion and the Royal University of Music in Stockholm. Since then, her work has been presented in festivals and venues such as The Long Now, MaerzMusik, Atonal, CTM, HKW, Ableton Loop, Moogfest, Mutek, Barbican Centre and Biennale di Venezia 2017. Her last solo LP “Patterns of Consciousness” has received critical acclaim and has been named in several “Best of 2017” music round-ups (Fact Mag, The Wire, Boomkat).
caterinabarbieri.com

Mentees
Ionian Death Robes (Abigail Toll)
Maya Shenfeld

Laurel Halo

October 2018

Laurel Halo is a Berlin-based recording artist. Her eccentric, genre-defying productions have earned her a reputation as a producer with a singular, distinctive voice. Originally from the North-American Midwest, Laurel Halo has released three albums and several EP’s via the renowned labels Hyperdub, Honest John, Hippos in Tanks and NNA Tapes. Her last album “Dust” featured contributions by Julia Holter, Klein, Lafawnda who like Laurel Halo channel the Zeitgeist of today in their work.
laurelhalo.com

Mentees
Baal & Mortimer (Alexandra Gruebler)
xin

Lucrecia Dalt

November 2018

Lucrecia Dalt is a Berlin-based songwriter who dove into music full-time after working as a civil engineer in Colombia. Her pursuit of avant-garde sound brought her to Barcelona and then to Berlin, where she currently resides. Over the years, she has collaborated with Berlin’s F.S. Blumm, Barbara Morgenstern, Gudrun Gut, Julia Holter, and, in the project Terepa, with a group comprised of Rashad Becker, Charlotte Collin, Laurel Halo, Julia Holter, NHK’Koyxen, and Grégoire Simon. She has recorded five albums on labels such as Human Ear Music, Care of Editions and Nicolas Jaar’s imprint Syzygy.
lucreciadalt.tumblr.com

Mentees
Albertine Sarges
Daniela Huerta (AKA Baby Vulture)

Robert Lippok

January 2019

Robert Lippok is an avant-garde musician and visual artist and composer who has been an influential player in Berlin’s thriving experimental music scene from a very early age. In the 80’s his brother Ronald and him played dissident music under the name Ornament und Verbrechen. In the 90’s they started post-rock outfit To Rococo Rot together with Stefan Schneider and published on various labels such as Kitty-Yo, City Slang or Staubgold. His solo work has been featured on the renowned label Raster-Noton.
raster-media.net/artists/robert-lippok

Mentees
The Allegorist (Anna Jordan)
Jana Irmert

Ziúr

Februar 2019

Ziúr is a Berlin-based DJ/producer. In 2015 Ziúr self-released her first mixtape /xuːx/ featuring Brooklyn’s Samantha Urbani and Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) and San Francisco rapper MicahTron. In 2016 her official debut EP “Taiga” followed, she also contributed to Peaches’ remix album. Her first full-length album “U Feel Anything?” was released October 2017 on Planet Mu. Ziúr played festivals such as Unsound, CTM, Lunchmeat, 3hd and shared stage with Kablam, Amnesia Scanner, Patten and DJ PayPal.
http://planet.mu/artists/ziur/

Mentees
BORA
Nancy Drone