SHORT BIOGRAPHY

The Berlin based Gebrüder Teichmann are the two brothers Andi and Hannes Teichmann who work as musicians, DJs and producers and cultural activists. Their work is not limited by style or genre borders. With their musical and cultural projects the two try to find new ways to build bridges. Gebrüder Teichmann started getting into music in 1989 at the age of 9 and 12 years with their punk band Totalschaden before they discovered electronic music middle of the 1990s. Various collaborations from hip hop to classical music, from traditional to experimental music followed. Together and solo they have released on various labels and run their own electro label Festplatten. Since 2009 they have developed and put together the project BLNRB with the Goethe-Institut Kenya and are now part of the TEN CITIES project management.

Their diverse musical activities DJing, giving workshops and playing live have taken them to over 60 countries as far as Afghanistan, Honduras or Angola.

LONG BIOGRAPHY

The Berlin based Gebrüder Teichmann are the two brothers Andi and Hannes Teichmann who work as musicians, DJs and producers and cultural activists. Their work is not limited by style or genre borders. With their musical and cultural projects the two try to find new ways to build bridges.

Gebrüder Teichmann started getting into music in 1989 at the age of 9 and 12 years with their punk band Totalschaden before they discovered electronic music.
They´ve been an active part of the Berlin underground scene since the late 90s and have been playing all relevant Berlin clubs from Berghain/Panorama Bar, WMF to Bar25.
Since 2009 they are hosting regular nights at Suicide Circus Berlin.
Together and solo they have released on various labels, such as Kompakt, Ladomat, Killekill, Staubgold, Outhere or Disko B and run their own electro label Festplatten.
Various collaborations from hip hop to classical music, from traditional to experimental music followed.

In the field of contemporary music they´ve worked with ensembles as Ensemble Modern or Ensemble Decoder and composers as Moritz Eggert or Leopold Hurt.
Beside that they perform with their father Uli Teichmann as Teichmann & Söhne.
The improvisation trio not only brings together two generations of german avantgarde musicians, but combines elements of world, freejazz, ambient, techno and krautrock.
As networkers they brothers developed intercultural projects in cooperation with Goethe Institutes around the world.

Since 2009 they have put together the project BLNRB with the Goethe-Institut Kenya including artists like Modeselektor, Jahcoozi, Just a Band, Ukoo Flani beside others and are part of the TEN CITIES project management, a research and collaboration project, focusing on history and present of the underground club scenes in the European cities of Berlin, Bristol, Kyiv, Lisbon and Naples and the African cities of Johannesburg, Cairo, Luanda, Lagos and Nairobi. They curated several nights at Worldtronic Festival at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.

Their diverse musical activities DJing, giving workshops and playing live have taken them to over 60 countries as far as Afghanistan, Angola or Honduras.

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