Rdeča Raketa Live Wir Werden - OUT NOW! Old Girl, Old Boy

Rdeča Raketa:
Maja Osojnik & Matija Schellander
bass paetzold recorder, cassette recorders,electronic devices, toys, e-bass, modular synthesizer, computer


Rdeča Raketa (Red Rocket) is the duo of Maja Osojnik and Matija Schellander, both internationally active musicians and composers based in Vienna. Having both worked with abstract improvisation, contemporary classical compositions and with backgrounds in various other musical genres, Rdeča Raketas main topic is electroacoustic improvisation. In the last years they have released the tape Old Girl Old Boy on Mosz Records (2010) the critically acclaimed LP Wir werden on god records 2013.
Rdeča Raketa has also focused on creating new music for silent movies (commissioned by the Filmarchiv Austria and Slovenska Kinoteka Ljubljana) and have developed the historical road movie "Traversing the Balkan” in cooperation with Karl Wratschko (Filmarchiv Austria).  

In 2015/16 they have composed the music for Vita Osojniks choreography “Random acts of kindness” (premiered at the Jack Crystal Theatre, New York City 2015),  the soundtrack for the Austrian feature film One of us (by Stephan Richter, premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival; Max Ophüls Award for the best feature film 2016) and music and sound installations for the theatre performance Kaboom! (make make productions).

Projects for 2017/18 include a series of art radio shows for Austrian broadcasting Ö1, as well as a live performance and radio drama version of Natascha Gangls novel “Wendy goes to Mexico” called  “Wendy Pferd Tod Mexico - a sound comic”.

Rdeča Raketa have performed live at various festivals and clubs in Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Croatia,  Serbia, South Korea and Canada.

contact: rdec...@klingt.org