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Mario Batkovic

Invada Records (CH)
Thu 6.4.17 / 20:00
experimental solo accordion

Venue: Klub

EN Mario Batkovic is a Swiss virtuoso solo accordion player born in Bosnia. His playing can be challenging and experimental, yet it maintains a masterfully beautiful quality. At times the playing sounds like low end distorted feedback, at other times like an obscure analogue synthesizer. But the common thread running throughout is the quality in the writing and arrangement, and Batkovic's mastery of this instrument.

Batkovic sees his mission as an advancement in the sonic possibilities available to the instrument, and in the communication of these sounds. He leans on no styles of music, instead connecting different musical worlds and distilling them into one unique concentrated sound.

After having had his music introduced to Portishead's Geoff Barrow, he was invited to support Beak> on their 2015 UK tour. On the strength of these performances, Barrow then signed him to his record label, Invada and subsequently wrote several tracks with him that feature on the album.

Batkovic is also highly regarded as a film score composer. He was awarded the Artist Recognition Award from the Capital in Canton Bern.

Mario Batkovic

“The sound he achieves is immense. It pays no heed to limitations. Instead it extends the range of possibilities towards wild new frontiers. As journeys into sound go, this one is interstellar.” – The Irish Times