Anton Maskeliade is an award-winning experimental electronic artist and one of the first musicians in the world to pioneer leap motion gesture control technology. Maskeliade has played hundreds audio-visual shows across the globe including biggest international festivals, such as legendary Glastonbury (UK).
His performances combine music and visual art. Maskeliade applies gesture control technique to music by using his body, thus putting the human element back into electronic music. The audience is transferred to new stunning soundscapes that root in various genres from avant-garde electronica to contemporary pop.
Maskeliade is recognized by The Guardian, BBC, Noisey as well as biggest media from Russia: Rolling Stone, DjMag, Afisha. Some of them listed him as one of the best Russian electronic musicians. He shared stage with Moderat, Mouse On Mars, Matthew Herbert.
“Maskeliade is the first Russian musician to perform at Glastonbury. Recently, he has become one of the most popular young Russian musicians on the European scene.” – Rolling Stone
Maskeliade is writing a book about music production for beginners and inspiration called “Your First Track”. This book is for everyone: from kids to adults with no musical background. He plans to publish the book this year. Demo chapter is ready now and you can get it here
Maskeliade gave a short interview for BBC World Service. Politics, Maskeliade Music School, hometown stories, art – everything included.
Wow! Maskeliade’s interview for Red Bull Music has reached 1 mln. views on Facebook. Check the interview asap!
Full interview Maskeliade gave to Afisha media last summer, just before openning of Maskeliade Music School.
Anton Maskeliade takes Red Bull Music team on a musical tour of Moscow: from the subway to an abandoned bread factory where he performed his new track «Tret».
Maskeliade declaims Velimir Khlebnikov poem at the abandoned soviet’s era pool. Khlebnikov is a Russian avant-garde poet and a central part of the Russian Futurist movement 100 years ago.