Meta Marie Louise creates a varied and dense universe, which is influenced by flower pots and rainbows harsh noise at times and ambient sounds at others, which lead into groove driven psychedelic beats and melodies.
Meta Marie Louise - Manuel Engel, fender rhodes and synths and Kevin Chesham, drums has been founded in 2010 and works as a vessel to advance improvised music. The group draws in pop and rock elements into their improvisations which lead to collaborations with different singers, instrumentalists and poets such as Max Usata (Bienne, CH), Sirup Gagavil (Bienne, CH), Ana Igluka (Nantes, FR), Hans Koch (Bienne, CH), David Binney (New York, USA), Rea Dubach (Bienne, CH), Nativ (Bern, CH), Fork Burke (New York, USA), Marc Stucki (Bern, CH), Dominik Baumgartner (Bienne, CH) and others. Meta Marie Louise has performed in The Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Germany and Lithuania including Festivals such as Jazzwerkstatt Festival (CH) WEfestival (NL) Vilnius Jazzfestival (LT) Pod Ring Festival (CH) and others.
Meta Marie Louise released its 3rd album entitled Meta Marie Louise on Metonic Records in 2022. A double vinyl featuring Sirup Gagavil & Max Usata (vinyl 1) and Dominik Baumgartner (vinyl 2).
Additional Info: Electronic PressKit / Live At The Zoo featuring Max Usata + Sirup Gagavil
META TOUR 2023
MML featuring Dominik B. - Atomic Café in Biel Bienne May 3, 2023
MML featuring Max + Sirup - Bad Bonn in Düdingen May 17, 2023
MML featuring Dominik B. - Lumpenstation in Lugano May 28, 2023
MML featuring Max + Dominik B. - Gurzelen Sommerfest in Biel Bienne July 9, 2023
MML featuring Sirup Gagavil - Roger's Corner Festival in Biel Bienne August 26, 2023
MML featuring Dominik B. - Karl's Kühne Gassenshow After Party in St-Triphon September 1, 2023
MML featuring Max + Sirup and Dominik B. - Mokka in Thun September 8, 2023
MML featuring Dominik B. - Roxy Vinyl Cafe in Winterthur September 14, 2023
MML featuring Max + Sirup and Dominik B. - Le Singe in Biel Bienne September 23, 2023
MML featuring Dominik B. - Pakt x Irma Festival in Worblaufen October 14, 2023
MML featuring Max Usata - Renée Bar in Basel October 26, 2023
MML featuring Max + Sirup - LitCafe in Biel Bienne November 3, 2023
MML featuring Max + Sirup and Dominik B. - Prozess in Bern November 24, 2023
MML featuring Max Usata (Experimental Mani Matter Rap) - Gärbi in Biel Bienne November 25, 2023
META TOUR 2023 - SUPPORTED BY FONDATION SUISA / SCHWEIZERISCHE INTERPRETENSTIFTUNG / METONIC RECORDS / ERNST GÖHNER STIFTUNG
2015 Overdrive featuring Ana Igluka / Metonic Records
2013 Cultural Free Zone featuring Marc Stucki - Compilation / Landbouwbelang
2012 Sunny Spots featuring Max & Momo / Metonic Records
2011 Pestalozzi's Favorite Chair featuring Hans Koch - Compilation / Metonic Records
CONCERT SERIES 2024 - THE ART OF IMPROVISED MUSIC
In 2024 Meta Marie Louise will start a new concert series at Atomic Café in Biel-Bienne showcasing artists from all over Europe.
Concerts are held every first Wednesday of the following months:
February 7, 2024 featuring Max Usata (Experimental Mani Matter Rap)
March 6, 2024 featuring Soweto Kinch (Broken Beat HipHop)
April 3, 2024 featuring Treeonius (Free Funk)
May 1, 2024 featuring Ana Igluka (Psychedelic Trance Poetry)
September - October - November - December. Artists to be announced early 2024.
Meta Marie Louise featuring Max Usata