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RĀPARE (THURS) FEB 1ST 2024 - 8PM

Ryosuke Kiyasu (Japan) / Jin Sik Yun (Korea)

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$20 Presale Tickets
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Japan's Ryosuke Kiyasu has captivated the world with his solo performances. Using only a snare drum, he viscerally explores the sonic complexities of a single instrument.

Kiyasu has been active as a snare drum soloist since 2003 and is also known as a drummer in "SETE STAR SEPT", "Kiyasu Orchestra", Keiji Haino's band "Fushitsusha". He is also known as a founding member of The Endless Blockade in Canada. His solo performances have been featured on BBC News and VICE Magazine, and he garnered over 23 millon views on his 2018 performance in Berlin. His performance in Berlin in 2018 was a big hit on social media with over 23 million views. In 2022-2023, the world's largest classical percussion festival "Überschlag Festival" and also "Dr. Martens Fest" in Italy, "Outsider Art Festival" in Finland, and "Alternativa Festival" in the Czech Republic. He continues to travel around the world and perform in various places. At the Edinburgh Art Festival in England, a short movie of his snare drum performance by a British director was shown as an exhibition. He also released a collaborative work with the Swedish apparel brand "Our Legacy". He has released more than 200 albums, both solo and with his band.

Tāmaki Makaurau based Jin Sik Yun is a Korean Kwaenggwari (Korean flat gong) player with a healthy disregard for convention. With a deep connection to their cultural heritage and fondness for the experimental, Yun transforms the shrill beats of the Kwaenggwari into a contemporary sonic experience. They hope to captivate audiences with the mesmerizing resonance of this age-old Korean gong.

 


 

Presale tickets available via UTR

Special thanks to Creative NZ for supporting Pyramid Club's programme

 

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