Rdeča Raketa & Jean-Luc Guionnet Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf 2016

Rdeča Raketa & Jean-Luc Guionnet
Maja osojnik – live sampling, dj cd player and other lo-fi electronics, paetzold bass recorder
Matija Schellander – modular synthesizer, double bass
Jean-Luc Guionnet – church organ

Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf, 23.07. 2016

photos by sabine pichler


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Pierre-Yves Martel & Matija Schellander Austria 2015

Matija Schellander (A) – Kontrabass
Pierre-Yves Martel (CAN) – Viola da gamba

tue 01.12.15 20h velak export, moe, WIEN
+ andrea pensado, eakme, marina vesic & alles klingt, patrik redl & wolfgang musil, matthias erian

wed 2.12.15 19h im Pavillon, WELS

thu 3.12.15 20h interpenetration, wakuum, GRAZ
+ rant, Harald Günter Kainer

supported by BKA Österreich


Jazzfestival Saalfelden 2015
Jazzfestival Saalfelden 2015 with Kaja Draksler (piano)

maja osojnik – vocals, live sampling, dj-cd player and other lo-fi electronics, paetzold bass
audrey chen – vocals, cello
raumschiff engelmayr – guitar
matija schellander – double bass, modular synthesiser
manu mayr – double bass, e-bass
lukas König – drums

plays compositions by Maja Osojnik from the album LET THEM GROW 2016
music & lyrics: maja osojnik, new dbl LP & CD, new web & bandcamp

Freie Aerophone



aural tool #2: freie aerophone
Matija Schellander / Attila Faravelli “Freie Aerophone”

Freie Aerophone is based on Matija Schellander’s solo pieces for double bass, “the drill” and “matija schellander”, that make extensive use of indistinct low pitches resonating a space, and sound projections by circular movement of the performer with the instrument. Continue reading “Freie Aerophone”

Rdeča Raketa


Rdeča Raketa:
Maja Osojnik & Matija Schellander
bass paetzold recorder, cassette recorders,electronic devices, toys, e-bass, modular synthesizer, computer

Rdeča Raketa (Red Rocket) is the duo of Maja Osojnik and Matija Schellander, both internationally active musicians and composers based in Vienna. Having both worked with abstract improvisation, contemporary classical compositions and with backgrounds in various other musical genres, Rdeča Raketas main topic is electroacoustic improvisation. In the last years they have released the tape Old Girl Old Boy on Mosz Records (2010) the critically acclaimed LP Wir werden on god records 2013.
Rdeča Raketa has also focused on creating new music for silent movies (commissioned by the Filmarchiv Austria and Slovenska Kinoteka Ljubljana) and have developed the historical road movie “Traversing the Balkan” in cooperation with Karl Wratschko (Filmarchiv Austria).
Rdeča Raketa´s most recent projects include the music for Vita Osojniks choreography “Random acts of kindness” (premiered at the Jack Crystal Theatre, New York City 2015), the soundtrack for the Austrian feature film One of us (by Stephan Richter, premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival; Max Ophüls Award for the best feature film 2016).
Major projects for 2016/17 major include a series of art radio shows for Austrian broadcasting Ö1, music and sound installations for the theatre performance Kaboom! (make make productions) as well as a live performance and radio drama versions of Natascha Gangls novel “Wendy goes to Mexico”.
Rdeča Raketa have performed live at various festivals and clubs in Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Croatia,  Serbia and South Korea.