Jonas Schilling & Odelly
Jonas Schilling is a Berliner music producer, multi-instrumentalist and sound researcher who likes working with anything that makes a sound. One of his main motivations is the thrill of being surprised. All of his tracks begin with experimentation and improvisation, they end up sounding like a Sunday afternoon on a sunny dancefloor, as his compositions often emerge from a deep melancholy that is absorbed by an optimistic warm-heartedness. Besides his work as a solo artist, Schilling also composes music for theatre and contemporary dance projects.
Odelly’s sound is a contemporary mixture of pop, trap, hip-hop and traditional instrumental music from North Africa. Having been born in France and raised in Jerusalem, the Israeli singer-songwriter, saxophonist and pianist mixes languages, cultures and traditions into a unique formula. Traditional Arabic melodies sung by her father in Hebrew gain new life in her own music, in which she also often sings in English and French. Odelly plays soprano saxophone and keyboard, combining everything using a loop station. She continues to gain more and more fans, as shown by her million-plus streams on Spotify.
Funded by the Initiative Musik gemeinnützige Projektgesellschaft mbH with project funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of Pop-Kultur Inter:national.
These two artists have teamed up to create an exclusive show for Pop-Kultur 2023 as part of the Musicboard’s Tel Aviv-Berlin Co-Creation Residency.