Andrey Kiritchenko

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Andrey Kiritchenko
Andrey Kiritchenko in Lviv, Ukraine 2008.jpg
Andrey Kiritchenko in Lviv, Ukraine 2008
Background information
Birth name Andriy Kyrychenko
Origin Kharkiv, Ukraine
Genres Electronic music
Experimental Music
Psychedelic music
Experimental techno
Occupation(s) Artist
Composer
Sound artist
Musician
Years active 1995–present
Labels Nexsound
Associated acts Critikal
NEX
Sidhartha
Website nexsound.org/akir

Andrey Kiritchenko (born 1976) is a person known among experimental music fans as author and contributor of various critically acclaimed projects, founder of Nexsound records, producer who has contributed his significant share into the development of electronic music scene in Ukraine and already considered as one of the premiere experimental artist from Eastern Europe.

Started his musical career in 1995 as a singer, song-writer and guitar player. Being involved mostly in experimental electronic and electroacoustic music for the last few years, Andrey gains recognition among the musicians and followers of this style all over the world. His activities range from indie-pop to improvisation, from melodic electroacoustic to experimental techno.

So far he collaborated with Francisco López, Kim Cascone, Jeff Surak, Kotra, Saralunden, Anla Courtis, Jason Kahn, the Moglass, Ojra etc.; remixed by Andreas Tilliander/Mokira, Frank Bretschneider, Mikael Stavostrand, Frans de Waard/GOEM, Brian Lavelle, Scanner, Marcus Maeder and 833-45; under all aliases released around 40 albums on labels such as Staalplaat, SPEKK, Ad Noiseam, Nexsound, Zeromoon, Bip-Hop, etc.; in 2006 nominated by Qwartz Electronic Music Awards in categories Discovery and Most Promising Artist, awarded in category Discovery; in 2006-2007 curates Detali Zvuku international festival for experimental music and related visual arts in Kiyv; in 2007 participates in Ukrainian exhibition on the 52nd Venice Biennale;[citation needed] curates GURKIT - Ukrainian magazine for contemporal music.

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