Obradovic-Tixier Duo is the combination of French pianist David Tixier and Croatian drummer Lada Obradovic. The duo produce a contemporary and stylish sound blending acoustic and electronic instruments, moog, Fender Rhodes, glockenspiel, mbira and other playthings. A soft yet striking performance where David’s sophisticated harmonies and lyrical drama interweave with Lada’s polyrhythms. An almost serial shamanic piano phrase is muffled by digital blankets whilst a volley of cymbals whisks us away like wings beating through the air. Together, the pair weave a captivating tale.
- David Tixier – piano, keyboards, DSP, compositions & Lada Obradovic – drums, voice, toys, glockenspiel, compositions
Don’t be surprised to see a few cables lying around on stage. Piano and drums, of course, but also Rhodes, synths, loops, some effects, a glockenspiel and a kalimba. All this with two thirty-something musicians, well anchored in their time. Obradovic’s strike force is a delight. It is incisive, precise, sharp, groovy. It contrasts magnificantly […]Read more