Ruisburo: Bots & Gas | Omar Medina
FriNov 4, 2022
De Ruimte
Distelweg 83, 1031 HD Amsterdam

Doors open 20:30 start 21:00 tickets 6-18 (sliding scale)


A new edition of our Ruisburo series – ambient, experimental electronic and electro-acoustic
music combined with visual arts. Today the cross-disciplinary duo Bots & Gas presenting
their unique electronic ballad as well as circuit bender Ctrl Freq and the Mexican
composer/musician Omar Medina with his sound-shaped-dramaturgy. The evening ends
with a DJ.

Is a cross-disciplinary music and artistic duo consisting of Alexandros
Papamarkou and Mariah Blue. Their debut album, Roses Rest, is their first music
collaboration and from the start a very daring and promising one.
The record interweaves experimental pop, dance, multi-layered (choral) a capella singing,
spoken word and even an electronic ballad written by a nineteenth century ghost. They drew
inspiration by the likes of Kate Bush and Talking Heads amongst many others, living and

Currently Bots & Gas live and work in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Omar Medina is a Mexican composer/producer and guitarist based in Amsterdam. He
creates experimental electronic music and sound art aimed to trigger psychoacoustic
experiences through scenic/sonic stories: sound-shaped-dramaturgy. Having a background
in Mexican folk music, free-improv, and contemporary pop music, as well as composing and
performing for theatre, and cabaret plays, Omar creates pieces in which sounds are not
attached to a particular tradition but appeal to our own imaginary. He obtained a BA in music
at the ESM in Mexico City and a MA in Live Electronics at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.

Kacper Ziemianin a.k.a. ‘Ctrl Freq’ has a background in classical music and a lot of adventures in modern sound and music. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sonic Arts from Middlsex University and Master’s degree in Sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Sound designer, circuit bender, vagabond, improviser, producer, audio-hacker, instrument designer, nomad, radio presenter, workshop leader, squatter, soon-to-be a published writer. His audio installations and sounds have been shown/played in many places around Europe.

Currently based in the Hague, NL working as a freelance instrument designer and performer as well as teacher of DIY electronics. His latest endeavor, the ‘LightSeq’ has received funding from Stimuleringsfonds NL and won an award at an international electronic music festival ‘Radical dB’ in Zaragoza, Spain.


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Mede mogelijk gemaakt door Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, VSB Fonds, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds en Fonds Podiumkunsten.