Aleš Hieng – Zergon (1984) is a chemical engineer by profession as well as a DJ, producer of electronic music and sound artist who also works in the field of audiovisual performances and in the vast field of DIY electronics. He is interested in club music as well as in sonic and audiovisual experimentations. His sounds range from deep house and techno to idm, noise and abstract drone music. He is a member of Synaptic Crew since 2003. He’s been releasing audio tracks on Chilli Space compilations since 2007. In 2012 he released Escalator EP on Synaptic Pathways label, and in 2016 his track got featured on a compilation released by Slovenian net-label Kamizdat. He’s a co-author of an audio-visual performance echo 10-9 together with Robertina Šebjanič, and also a co-author of a generative (chemical) sound installation Time Displacement / Chemobrionic Garden, together with Robertina Šebjanič and Ida Hiršenfelder.
Notable events & appearances: Klub K4, Ljubljana; Grajska Gospoda w/ Masayoshi Fujita, Castle Lemberg; MFRU/Kiblix, Maribor; Sonica Festival, Ljubljana; Strictly Analog Festival, Ljubljana; AMRO Festival, Linz; Piksel Festival, Bergen; Touch Me Festival, Zagreb; MusicTechFest/Earzoom, Ljubljana; Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana; ZNFI, Trbovlje; Ars Electronica, Linz; esc medien kunst labor, Graz.
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