Breathing the Air That Is the Dust of Lives Happened Before Ours
Taking Rests in Calm and Beautiful Places
And Every Stop Felt Like We Have Found Our Own
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 and Lena Pozdnyakova.
The duo performs evocative and expressive audio-visual sets that range from minimal electro-acoustic ambient to raw techno and industrial noise. The music and imagery produced by the2vvo work equally well within the walls of a gallery space or a museum, at the club or at the underground warehouse party. 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.