Expect something as similarly peculiar and magical as when Alice met the Cheshire Cat in Lewis Caroll’s Alice in Wonderland when you wanna think of these two artists being together live on stage for XJAZZ Festival 2019. One is German music producer, world-known DJ and live act Acid Pauli being a staple in the lineup of the most famous and talked about rave parties of the year like Burning Man and Fusion Festival among countless others. The other is virtuosic Norwegian vibraphone player Karl Ivar Refseth who specializes in the dreamier states of jazz. Together their show will charm ears, body and soul alike in all it’s blissful transcendence.
Having derived from various art performances and installations, INIT states a logical consequence of Berlin based duo Nadia D'Alò and Benedikt Frey
. Albeit heavy use of analogue synthesis and drum-machines, INIT rethinks it's genre's sonic approach, unfolding a unique and organic, yet alienating sound, somewhere in mysterious mids of acid, techno, ambient and kraut-rock.