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BY JONAS BERGFELDT & DAN MCCORMICK
@ VOL 66
ON OCT 28, 2009
Swedish Style x PechaKuchaNight 04 Sweden LOVES Japan: A special Tokyo Design Week PechaKucha to celebrate 10 years of Swedish Style in Japan. www.nopicnic.com No Picnic is a successful industrial design company that has grown from 2 to 50 since the start in 1993. Their latest product "Pacemaker" is revolutionizing the world of DJ-ing.
"Ballad Of The Lonely Fish"
BY DANIELLE DE PICCIOTTO + ALEXANDER HACKE
Photos by A Guy Called Gerald
BY A GUY CALLED GERALD
Legendary musician, producer and DJ A Guy Called Gerald was the honorable surprise act at a special PechaKucha event in Berlin. Briefed by his manager about two hours before the event started (when he woke up), Gerald threw together a colorful mix of images which had history for him. Listening to the stories he told, this was a very relaxing and entertaining presentation that ended the event in perfect harmony.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 14, 2013.
Fear of a Black Planet
BY TIM HOOVER
@ VOL 9
ON FEB 23, 2012
Tim is a DJ, producer, promoter, and entertainer whose work has both a sense of humor and wonder. Hear him rap through most of his presentation, as he shares his love of music and hip-hop -- something he can't help but want to spread to others.
Entertainment as Marketing
BY ANGELINA SAHLGREN SÖDER
@ VOL 2
ON MAY 18, 2012
Angelina Sahlgren Söder is a fantastic artist and entertainment consultant, and in her presentation she talks about entertainment as marketing, covering everything from a magnificent show on a truck for Volvo to her passion for dance, music and retro/vintage entertainment production.
The Cheetah and The Stag
BY DAVID CARDEN
@ VOL 5
ON JUN 13, 2013
David Carden serenades us with the amusing story of The Cheetah and The Stag. Based on a painting by George Stubbs, the story tells of a bet made by the Duke of Cumberland, in which he was later aided by the gift of a cheetah from his nephew, King George III. Delivered in the form of a high energy song.
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Beatbox on the PKN
httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPfFvn3k1l0 Found through Twitter: what starts off as a regular PechaKucha Night presentation suddenly turns into a beatbox performance by Beardyman.
PKN Musical Comments in Salzburg
During last month's PechaKucha Night in Salzburg Vol. 2, attendees were treated to the first instance -- as far as we know -- of "musical comments." Organizer Bernhard Jenny explains: After our second PechaKucha Night in Salzburg we received numerous positive feedback. Our idea of inviting the John Bruno Quartet for “musical comments” was especially successful. We informed the band in advance about the topic of the presentations, so that after every presentation a short -- mostly amusing -- interlude (approximately 1 minute) was played, like an excerpt of a known song. Live music used for warming up, chilling out and for loosening up in between the presentations. The John Bruno Quartet can be booked worldwide ;-)
Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino for Haiti
As the big PechaKucha for Haiti event gets closer and closer, we will be seeing more and more special PechaKucha presentations like the one you see here, courtesy of an amazing collaboration between Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino. Here's a message from PK co-founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham: Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino have never met. The terrible tragedy in Haiti has brought them together by fate for this moving presentation. Brian LeBarton is musical director for Beck, and we had chattrf to him about musicians performing over 20 images 20 slides for PechaKucha presentations. Francesco Valentino is a filmmaker and photograher who we knew through a chance meeting in Tokyo. Only a few days ago when we had this idea of PechaKucha for Haiti, Brian stepped forward and said he would compose and play something for us. At the same time, we bumped into someone who said Francesco was in Haiti trying to find his family and had been taking some moving shots as events unfurled. Sadly he didn't find all the lives he was looking for. This a poignant first PechaKucha presentation for Haiti. Thank you Brian, thank you Francesco, and thank you Joey and Corrie for making this happen. Please spread the word about this initiative and our Global PechaKucha Day on 20th February -- and please click the donate button. Many other bands are working with us. If you are a photographer or have any other images of Haiti past or present you want to share, we will be happy to match you with a musician. Please get in touch at email@example.com. Unlike anything else out there in this world of visual entertainment, the PechaKucha Presentation Player allows you to look, listen, and think.
Oktoberfest Munich 2011
Recorded recently at Richmond's very first PechaKucha Night, today's presentation is "Oktoberfest Munich 2011," and as the title suggests, sees presenter Rachel DePompa describing her visit to Munich's Oktoberfest. The presentation is in English.
PKN Queretaro Vol. 5
Here are a few photos from the recent PechaKucha Night in Queretaro Vol. 5, along with some commentary from team member Lilian Gonzalez.The 5th Queretaro Pechakucha Night was a unique and memorable event dedicated to music. It was part of the Musical Instrument Makers Congress by the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA). The event took place at the majestic Queretaro City Museum. The night opened with the music of Guillermo Muñoz, welcoming the audience. The PKN started with Marvin Salgado, who shared his knowledge about violin construction. Immediately after, the audience was surprised by Andrea Avedaño’s poem, who made a narration about “Les demoiselles d'Avignon” by Pablo Picasso, continuing with Ruy Guerrero who talked about “Cardenche’s music”; this type of music is considered one of the saddest in the world. There are only 4 people left that play this traditional Mexican music.Miguel Zenker, a recognized Luthier (musical instrument maker - particularly violins) talked about a 1856 William Hall & Son fortepiano restoration. This presentation ended the first part of the PKN. The intermission was enjoyed with red wine and “Jaranas and Zapateado,” traditional Mexican music where ingenious lyrics are improvised on the spot. The second part of the evening started with La Compañía Banyan de Marionetas, a magic improvisation performance with shadow puppets, Mexican guitar and dance. Afterwards, Lilián González, spoke about interactive art and the control that artists like Marie Sester and rAndom International use. The night finished with the Physics Ph.D Víctor Castaño, who talked about the Golden ratio, or Divine Proportion, a number represented by the Greek letter φ, taking the audience on a tour from the Egyptians to the novel prize. Since music speaks directly to our souls, this PKN captivated the audience and made it a unique night that will be treasured by those who were lucky to attend.
New Music Scene in Vietnam
Tri Minh is a huge music fan, and in "New Music Scene in Vietnam," he walks us through the evolution of popular music in Vietnam. He also shares how he has been trying to introduce independent and underground music to his countrymen. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Hanoi Vol. 3, and is in English.
Discovering Tokyo in a Day and Groceries that Produce Music
Presentations Jean-Paul Toonen is the organizer of PKN Maastricht, and in this presentation done in Tokyo (Vol. 94), he walks us through one of his days spent visiting our dear city, sharing funny observations about the way that Tokyo (and Japan) can appear to a foreigner. All photos were taken the day before the PKN. In this presentation (in Dutch, from PKN Amersfoort Vol. 6), Leo van der Veen walk us through his way of thinking, in this case, by showing how he created a barrel organ by using an old church organ that has been rammed with an iron in order to rotate it -- and it still makes great music. Do you know how groceries sound? Your daily yoghurt? A pack of cereal? Peanut butter? Each barcode can be scanned with Leo's tool, to then reveal its own voice. Posters Yesterday we shared a flyer image for the upcoming PKN Guatemala City Vol. 2, and today's addition to the Tumblr blog is a proper poster for the event, which is taking place on August 4. Photos PechaKucha founders Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein were being interviewed today in their office (Klein Dytham architecture) for a magazine, and here's a quick shot as they were posing for a proper photo for the article. The setup surrounding them reveals the equipment used to record the greeting videos they always prepare and send to PKN city organizers for their first event, and for the city's Vol. 20. Calendar What can you expect over the weekend? First, on Friday, we have the following four events: PKN Champaign-Urbana Vol. 10, PKN Pune Vol. 5, PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 4, and PKN Tbilisi Vol. 2. On Saturday, we have PKN Latina Vol. 2, PKN Salt Spring Island Vol. 3, and PKN San Juan (Argentina) Vol. 7. Sunday will finish us off with PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11 and PKN Mendoza Vol. 5.
What Happened to Hip Hop That Got Tupac and Big Shot
In his presentation from PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 3, David Hammon (Joint Managing Director of Scenic World) walks you through the conspiracy that revolved around the murders of Biggie and Tupac; a tale of East Coast vs. West Coast gangster rap. If you's a true player, put your hands in the air (or just give this one a look).
Yagoda Galo (Halo-Berry) – is a band from Arkhangelsk
Yagoda Galo (Halo-Berry) – is a band from Arkhangelsk, considering and performing music as a life adventure. The sound of the band is created with a virtuosic domra (Russian folk string instrument), emotional rhythm section and original sound effects. Yagoda Galo style is a mix of fancy tunes, expression, lyric and dance energy. Presenter: Nick Vymorkov The band unites original and professional musicians: Nick Vymorkov - voice, acoustic guitarVera Larushina - domraSlava Pronin - bass, sound processorsOleg Chaikovsky - drumsArtur Rozhkov – percussion synthesizers, samplers In 2008 Yagoda Galo was nominated for an award of a significant international ethno-music festival Sayan Ring in Siberia. The committee of the festival includes representatives of Russia, Tuva, Khakassia and Yakutia, famous musicians and producers. Since then the band takes part in many different events in Russia – from small regional festivals to the largest Russian independent music festival Empty Hills. Since 2009 Yagoda Galo has realized an amazing DREAMBOAT TOUR – a tour through the country by car. The band covered in total more than 100000 km (twice the length of the Earth equator, about 1/4 of distance from the Earth to the Moon), performing in most of regional capitals in North-West and Central part of Russia, and to the Ural mountains. On the basis of the received concert experience and communication with musicians with different national background the band Yagoda Galo got an idea to prepare a concert program, representing Arkhangelsk regional culture and creating an image of the White Sea and the Russian North. As a result, in 2010-2012 Yagoda Galo recorded an album, named POLAR– a vivid compilation of originally arranged traditional and author’s songs. The band plans to publish and make a presentation of the album POLAR in spring 2013. Web-page: http://vk.com/halo_berryMail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 8 911 571 63 19 (Ilya – administrator)8 909 550 91 77 (Nick - musician)
Every month, Ryu Konno of SuperDeluxe takes us on a tour of past and upcoming events at the venue -- home to PKN Tokyo since the very start -- and for next week's special PechaKucha Global Night edition (Vol. 106), he will follow our "hidden heroes" theme by highlight some of the lesser known "heroes" of the Tokyo music scene.9月20日（金）のPechaKucha Night 東京106にてSuperDeluxeの昆野さんが音楽シーンの「隠れたヒーロー」についてプレゼンテーションをしてくださいます。