Video Premiere: VÍZ “Roter Berg (Veils Part III)”

In the final installment of VÍZ’s immaculate Veils trilogy, the darkness is a cocoon for contemplation and forgiveness. The angular cacophony becomes a kind of surrealistic sonic architecture that Réka Csiszér (VÍZ) wraps in incandescent whisps of beguiling vocals. Disjointed piano arrangements play off each other with an odd, playful spirit like echoes of a past life hidden amongst the trees. But Csiszér’s voice connects every moment … Continue reading Video Premiere: VÍZ “Roter Berg (Veils Part III)”

Video Premiere: VÍZ “Invader (Veils Part II)”

In the second part of VÍZ’s Veils trilogy, “Invader,” the call is coming from inside the house. VÍZ aka Réka Csiszér stars in “Invader.” She is possessed, trapped in a body losing its grip on reality. Electronics whirr into existence, tethered to the underworld by growling bass pulses. A haunted, sterile voice repeats, “System broken,” over and over as the sonic snarl grows in intensity. Blue hues … Continue reading Video Premiere: VÍZ “Invader (Veils Part II)”

Video Premiere: VÍZ “Jozefina (Veils Part I)”

Hungarian composer Réka Csiszér’s new project, VÍZ, is an introspective sonic diary. Within harrowing aural spaces built on chamber music architecture and ephemeral forms, Csiszér glows like a beacon. Veils is simultaneously challenging and engaging and on “Jozefina,” the trappings of the real world break apart, falling away into a guileless void where transformation isn’t just possible, but necessary for survival. Working with filmmaker Radiana Basso, Csiszér … Continue reading Video Premiere: VÍZ “Jozefina (Veils Part I)”