Philip Rüttgers ft. Thomas Pol
In search of combining acoustic and electronic sound worlds Philipp attempts a homogenous storytelling by improvising the developments of slowly altering shapes.Using the piano and electric keyboards Philipp searches for continuation of small ideas in a minimal setting. Each sound conveys an emotion that slowly altered changes the story in the moment.
Upright bass player Thomas Pol will add the grounded and melancholic sounds of the bass to the music. He tends to explore the full acoustic pallet of the upright bass in this setting. Parts of the music will be through-composed but most of it will be in the moment and completely improvised. Combined with Philip’s electronics this will be an adventurous musical journey.
For Philipp and Thomas performing music is a space of 100% focus and concentration in the present time referring on what has been played before to shape the close future.Preparing music is for him like a meditation process of endless repetitions combining physicality and mental awareness connecting to your inner values of beauty.“Music is a safe heaven where you experience and form your artistic vision of self perfection, knowing there is no perfection since time is always changing your perception.”