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
The Album is about transformation of the concept of home against the backdrop of two wars. A bomb shelter in Tel Aviv, a snow-covered Novoslobodskaya street, Mitzpe Street with the smell of the sea, the tree-lined Vykhino district — I rush through them as if in a dream.
The music video for the song «Pomyat» is a stop-motion clay animation that tells a story about a new home and its loss, friendships, and inner strength. It emphasizes the idea that no matter the adversity we face, we won’t disappear. This impressive short film was entirely created by Sasha Madiken, involving the construction of…
Maskeliade has been released new album called «Contra». You can listen it here
Maskeliade has been released new single from upcoming album (26 of Nov). Its called “Learn to Cry”. Maria Aligozhina created animated cartoon for the song. Listen and watch!
Anton Maskeliade wrote a book for beginner musicians called “Your First Track“. Today, anyone can create their own music using only a computer and headphones. If you have something to say to the world, you can also become a musician. The book will guide you through all the steps of creating a musical track: from…
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».