Kvitnu at Secret Thirteen Spotlight

Here’s new Kvitnu mix on Secret Thirteen Spotlight with many new tracks from upcoming releases from Sturqen, Plaster, Matter, Kotra, Mingle and Ujif_notfound, as well as some already known pieces by Binmatu, Vitor Joaquim, Isolat Pattern, Mauri, Zavoloka, VNDL and v4w.enko. Kvitnu – Secret Thirteen Spotlight by Secret Thirteen on Mixcloud If you want to […]

Review for Binmatu from Neural magazine

Binmatu is a project by Slovak sound artist Jonáš Gruska, musician, visual performer, founder of the LOM label and developer of open source computer instruments and artistic software. So it’s understandable why this dvd has been released as a dvd-rom including music tracks encoded in three different ways (raw, high quality wav files and mp3) […]

Today is a very intense KVITNU day around the World

– Binmatu performs at A.Live festival in Bratislava, Slovakia – Plaster will have their audio-visual performance together with Lasal in Taiwan at On Site festival – v4w.enko will make a workshop at Intime Räume in Hainburg a.D., Austria – Zavoloka and Kotra perform at Fri-Son club in Fribourg, Switzerland. More details here: https://kvitnu.com/live-dates/

Binmatu reviewed by Beachsloth

BINMATU explore the microcosms of sound. These are tiny things amplified into near-painful levels. ‘CRYSTYLYS’ takes apart the sound bit by bit. Songs are essentially non-existent. Melody barely rears its ugly head on these seven tracks. None of these could be considered pretty. By excluding nearly everything in these sparse recordings one gets the sense […]

Binmatu reviewed by Luna Kafé

The Kvitnu label always presents: The brightest side of the darkest sound – high blood pressure music label. And, they’re always presenting excellent packaging, with high class cover art, of which most are designed by Kateryna Zavoloka (an recording artist herself). According to Kvitnu Binmatu is a ‘priest of sound’. Sound and vision as minimalism. […]

Hear-Feel review for Binmatu

New release from Jonas Gruska aka Binmatu on the Kvitnu label, “CRYSTYLYS” I can hear it now, the waves lapping through the open window. It’s 11pm but the nights are so light here that I can still see perfectly well outside, streetlight or no. Not that I need to see the waves to know they’re […]

Vital Weekly review for Crystylys

Of course a DVD-R still looks like a regular shiny disc, but can hold so much more information. In the case of Binmatu it’s used to store the eight pieces that make up ‘Crystylys I-VIII’ as a 32 bit wav, raw files and MP3 (although one is missing) and for the four first pieces a […]

Radio Wave review about Binmatu “Crystylys” DVD

Jonáš Gruska is a Slovak musician and sound artist. As Binmatu he released his debut LP аt the end of April on the Ukrainian experimental label Kvitnu. Currently he is studying sonology at the Royal Conservatory at The Hague. Jonáš’s life in music started in his childhood when he was studying classical guitar at the […]