SCHILLER + Thorsten Quaeschning Live Performance, ‘Behind Closed Doors’

The latest episode of Thorsten Quaeschning’s Behind Closed Doors live performance series features a 47-minute electronic improvisation by Quaeschning & SCHILLER (Christopher von Deylen), embedded above.

The Behind Closed Doors series an epic project that pairs Quaeschning (Tangerine Dream, Picture Palace Music) with a wide variety of other electronic musicians. The goal of the pandemic-inspired project is to create improvisations that carry the listener “off into a unique world of sound, far away from nights of monotonous entertainment.”

The series features krautrock pioneers, kosmische jammers, prog rockers, dance music producers and more, including:

  • Christopher von Deylen (Schiller)
  • Schwarz (Roland Meyer de Voltaire)
  • Lüül (Agitation Free, Ash Ra Tempel, 17 Hippies)
  • Paul Frick (Brandt Brauer Frick)
  • Markus Reuter (Stick Men, King Crimson Project)
  • Hoshiko Yamane (Tangerine Dream, Jane Birkin, Tukico)
  • Franz Bargmann (Michael Rother’s Neu!, Ex-Camera)
  • Satoshi Okamoto (sub-tle., Klaus Dinger + Japandorf)
  • Benjamin Schwenen (Counter-World Experience)
  • Adrian Bang (Aqua Nebula Oscillator, Chemsex)
  • Anna-Maria van Reusel (APAT)
  • Stephan Bobinger (Way Beyond)

The performances are being filmed with a multi-camera setup for live streaming, and subsequently being made available for on-demand streaming via Vimeo.

Quaeschning is also publishing the audio from many of the performances immediately to Bandcamp. You can preview a sample below and preview all of the performances at his Bandcamp page.

6 thoughts on “SCHILLER + Thorsten Quaeschning Live Performance, ‘Behind Closed Doors’

    1. That’s because it’s not a song but making ambience with an eurorack, often long winded.
      I think it’s more enjoyable to listen to schiller songs on youtube.

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