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About BK

"Jonas Kocher and Raphael Raccuia harvest in BlindeKinder the musical fruits of their passion for found curious and unusual sound recordings. They combine picks from a large collection of phonographic oddities with ‘pure’ sounds, generated mainly through the use of ‘second hand’ analog electronics, in caleidoscopic and very musical, improvised and/or composed tracks.


BlindeKinder’s multi-layered sonic narratives seem to pass almost dreamlike, as each of them unavoidably comes with a stream of pretty much elusive memories and socio-cultural connotations. Different (because personal) for each listener, but continuously evoked by the ‘weaving in and out’ of particular – straight or modified - artifacts from past popular culture, and their decontextualization …"

HarS, editor-in-chief Raudio,

Raphael Raccuia

Raphael Raccuia

After some violin lessons the musician from Biel/Bienne (CH) began to play jazz guitar. He studied with Marco Figini, Thomas Sauter & Vinz Vonlanthen. He’s also electronics engineer.

Raphael is playing Philips Tape machine, turntables, miks, objects & effects

Jonas Kocher

Jonas Kocher

He studied accordion and music theater and is active in the fields of composition & improvisation. He lives currently in Biel/Bienne. More…

Jonas is playing Korg MS-10, Casio SK-1, turntable, tapes, dictaphone, miks, objects & effects.

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