the2vvo (the zwo)
the2vvo (pronounced “the zwo” = “two” in German) is a music and visual duo formed in 2014 in Almaty, Kazakhstan and currently based in Los Angeles, Ca made up of Eldar Tagi (sound) and Lena Pozdnyakova (architecture). The duo performs evocative and expressive audio-visual sets that range from minimal electro-acoustic ambient to raw techno and industrial noise. Besides live performances the2vvo record and release music and build spacial installations that are often interactive. Nomadic in nature, the duo traveled extensively, participating in festivals, such as Unsound, CTM, Bauhausfest and building installations for spaces like Kuona Trust gallery in Nairobi, Kenya and Studio 106, Los Angeles, CA. Music of the 2vvo was released by self-started Aetherial Records and influential tape imprints Klammklang and Shalash. Additionally, there were several releases of live sets and podcasts by Silhouette Tapes, Frequency Asia and Radar Radio's "New East" show.