Atomic Tour Project - back from Berlin

Going to Berlin to do this premiére was really an outstanding experience. We all knew Berlin, but everytime we go there the city seems to have gone through some kind of metamorphosis.

Places become different as they continually restore fassades and build new architectonic icons, art is proudly everywhere and youth people seem to have taken possession of the city.

We presented the film-concert "A Canção de Lisboa" at the EisZeit Kino, a small two-room cinema that welcomed during this last few days the Portuguese Festival. This was a great chance to show the most typical portuguese of all times in a completely new context.

The movie was reduced in about 30m and a whole new and original soundtrack was made by Pedro Gil (laptop/keyboards) and João Oliveira (guitar). The result was a 1h10 performance that weaved between the classical movie song and the beat-driven dance music (with real-time guitar riffs and keyboard solos). The movie was also altered real-time with background colors and vector animation. There was some flaws, of course, but this experience has showed us that this project is different and still has a long way to go.

The rest of the days we just wandered around Berlin.
Some good tips: the watergate disco (fantastic sound system with LED walls), the hidden Moebelfabrik (very nice ambient and also good music) and a different exhibition of a spanish artist and her Grumildos.

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