Rob Mazurek

Is a sound/vision abstractivist, cornetist, improviser, composer and multi-media artist with a unique style drawing from many facets of contemporary and non-contemporary sound and vision.

A prime mover in the vibrant Chicago sound scene, he is the leader/organizer of the Chicago Underground collective, Mandarin Movie and Exploding Star Orchestra.

His discography includes recordings on Thrill Jockey, Delmark, Aesthetics, Mego, Family Vineyard, Bottrop-Boy (EN/OF) as well as other labels.

He has received numerous reviews/features in publications such as: The Wire - Adventures In Modern Music, Rolling Stone, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, BOMB and others.

Mazurek has toured extensively and established himself as a performer and recording artist throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Brazil and Japan.

He has collaborated and/or recorded with Jim O'Rourke, Luc Ferrari, Tigersmilk, Ted Sirota's Rebel Soul Ensemble, Gastr del Sol, Noamnesia, Isotope 217, Active Ingredients, Tortoise, Brokeback, Stereolab, Pan American, Sam Prekop among others.

His solo projects reflect his experimentation with sound/visiual manipulation and musique concrete with releases on Mego, Moikai, Bottrop-Boy (En/Of), Delmark and Aesthetics.

A visual artist as well, he has exhibited his works at Heaven Gallery (Chicago), Naked Duck Gallery (New York), Gantner Multi-Media Center (France) and other locations throughout US and Europe.

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Discography

A Night Walking Through Mirrors

A Night Walking...

Cuneiform Records
2018

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Rome

Rome

Clean Feed Records
2017

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Chimeric Stoned Horn

Chimeric Stoned Horn

Astral Spirits
2017

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Alien Flower Sutra

Alien Flower Sutra

International Anthem Recording Company
2016

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Alternate Moon Cycles

Alternate Moon Cycles

International Anthem Recording Company
2015

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