Gerri is the band leader of this international group of great talents. He put it together for a set during the Bimhuis October Meeting Festival in 2016. Without rehearsing they played fifteen minutes of fluent and vibrant semi-composed music. A year later he extended the repertoire a full set of stubborn compositions and infectious

improvisation concepts. The music was successfully premiered at the Gerri Jäger Carte Blanche concert at the Bimhuis Amsterdam and during the Get Close to Talent Concert Series at the Korzo in The Hague.


“Instruments in free fall, a musical amusement park of uninhibited tumbling and daredevil acrobatics.” (Korzo)

Dark, hypnotic, very nicely composed and played super tight.” (FRNKFRT, Peter Bruyn)

STUG, remember that name, we will hear more from them.” (Draai om je oren, Ben Taffijn)

The group sometimes literally whispered with the instruments to suddenly switch to noisy Electro-jazz with exciting timbre.” (Trouw, Mischa Andriessen)

Sofia Jernberg: vocals, sampler
Joachim Badenhorst: clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor, electronics
Raphael Vanoli: guitar, electronics
Petter Eldh: electric bass, synthesizer
Gerri Jäger: drums, electronics, compositions
Sandor Caron: sound


Gerri Jäger DOUBLE DUO

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The sound of the quartet is great. A kind of deliberately stuttering and jerky post-rock. You could even put the label ‘industrial’ on it – especially when Vanoli begins to process the strings with a spanner and the group starts producing heavy emergency weather drones. Then there is no more escape possible. Pop and entertainment music usually has an escapistic function. The music of Gerri Jäger is the opposite. It can be heard as the oppressive sound of the zeitgeist. FRNKFRT (Peter Bruyn)

Raphael Vanoli: guitar, electronics
Giray Gürkal: guitar, electronics
Frank Rosaly: drums, electronics
Gerri Jäger: drums, electronics, composition
Sandor Caron: sound


Loud Matter

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Loud Matter developed custom software to synchronise and control the playback of live animated stop motion animated sequences, made with physical materials, through live drums and 8 bit electronic music created on the nintento gameboy.

The live animated sequences are transposed through a custom-made live coding environment called mercury – creating a vigorous mixture of live animated footage and code generated animations, synchronised to the music.

Marieke Verbiesen: live animation
Timo Hoogland: live coding/visual FX
Mark Vandenheuvel aka Monodeer: GameBoy + filter
Gerri Jäger: drums & electronics