ZENIAL – ‘Connection Reset by Peer’

It’s Zenial’s first album in 6 years, and it shows his creativity in the context of live
activity. It does not mean that ‘Connection Reset by Peer’ is a live album as such. Yes,
the source material for the record was recorded live during sonic experiments and
creating sound installations over the past few years. The album is not a compilation
though-it’s a well-weighed entity, thematically and sonically coherent. ‘Connection Reset
by Peer’ is a result of interferences of environment sounds based to a large extent on
electricity, radio feedback, electromagnetic field sounds emitted by current generators
and elements of the so-called field recordings.

Album out on 29th of March 2012 released by Zoharum.

Pre-order now

CD will be released in two version: Standard and limited edition. (limited edition including
bonus disc ZENIAL – ‘Music for Zombie Worriors (…)’

More info: www.zoharum.com
PRE-ORDER: www.alchembria.com

About artist:

ZENIAL (Łukasz Szałankiewicz) – an artist that has been identified with Sanok, Cracow
and lately Poznań. A sound designer, a historian, a curator. He’s a member of Polish Society
for Electroacoustic Music.

He has taken part in festivals in Austria, Russia, Bulgaria, Germany, The Netherlands, Czech
Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, France, China, Hungary, Belarus, Romania, Lithuania, Israel,
Kazakhstan, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Urugway, Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, Luxembourg
and the USA (in 2011 on Focus! Festival organised in Lincoln Center by a prestigious
university-Juillard and Polish Cultural Institute in New York.) In Poland, Zenial played on
the following festivals: Audio Art., Unsound, Wro, and also in Kordegrada Gallery (Warsaw),
Zamek Ujazdowski ICA (Warsaw), Arsenał Gallery (Białystok), Toruń ICA and many other
places. In his work, Łukasz Szałankiewicz concentrates on sound explorations, as well as
audio-visual performances and interactive installations. Apart from typical music activity,
Zenial has been engaging himself into promoting Polish artists in the country and abroad, and
he’s been an active participant in organising some festivals. He’s also a founder of Audiotong
label. Łukasz has been recording as Zenial and Palsecam; together with Maciej Szymczuk,
he has been working as AABZU. He has also been part of Dizzy Kinetics with prof. Marek

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