For their new clip, worked the elektronicaridders of SeizoensKlanken together with the young dance company Moving Ground. Watch the video here of the premiere: ‘By the dancers, we are our numbers different going to build.’
Lovers of electronic experimenting have SeizoensKlanken on the radar since the release of their album DagxNacht last year. Including Studio Brussel sat keyboardist Gilles Helsen and guitarist Freek Vreys when in the same cage as other speelvogels à la Kaytranada and Stuff.
Barely a year later, aiming for the group, reinforced with a jazz drummer Cas Kinnaer, again an ep in the direction of record store. IV Movements ‘ refers to the four tracks on the ep, which, according to Helsen as the movements of a classical symphony are built in. In the new work, there is more room for improvisation. “We have livegevoel better able to grasp than on the previous album. By the addition of livepercussie we come on stage better be out of the paint and dare we rely more on the festivals aim.’
The ep, which comes out in march, also dansbaarder is, should not be a miracle: SeizoensKlanken worked the last months of intense together with Moving Ground, the company of the Antwerp choreographer Evelyne Van Hecke, in the framework of a residency in the Geelse cultural centre De Werft. For the music video of single ” The Collective Body combined Of Hecke contemporary dance and house movements to an intimate choreography. “We have multiple versions of the dance,” says Helsen. “The clip itself is jumping constantly between two takes, what for a strange, verhakkeld effect.’
‘With artists from other disciplines to work together, you go differently to your work look, adds Helsen added. “They focus on rhythms where you don’t have the eye for it. By their contribution, we are our numbers different going to build.’
The Collective Body is all streaming and download services listen to via this link.
IV Movements is coming out in march, but can already be ordered here.
SeizoensKlanken and Moving Ground prepare a larger production, which in december, premiered in CC De Werft.