Kent Tankred

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Born in Stockholm on the 25th February, 1947. He studied painting in the early 70s before studying at EMS (Institute for Electro-Acoustic Music) in Stockholm with Rolf Enström and Jan W Morthenson. Tankred is interested in musical encounters with other art forms,particularly pictorial art, which has resulted in fusions where his music has also functioned as installations at exhibitions. The multi-slide presentation Riot which was shown in Berlin in 1988 was created in collaboration with the graphic artist Leif Elggren. Tankred and Elggren work together on a regular basis as a performance duo,calling themselves The Sons of God. Tankred aims to strengthen the ties between music, movement and image and also to avoid conventional forms of expression. He often uses a "concresizer", a kind of instrument which he has constructed himself which controls different types of sound sculptures from a keyboard. His works have been exhibited in different places in Sweden and Europe. Tankred has been the president of the Fylkingen society between 1993-98.
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Albums

RAFE 016-46 Kent Tankred - Ugn album art Leif Elggren, Per Jonsson, Kent Tankred Leif Elggren, Per Jonsson, Kent Tankred - Ugn(LP, Album) Radium 226.05 RAFE 016-46 Sweden 1986 Sell This Version
FYCD 1004, fycd 1004 Kent Tankred - Ordinary Things album art Kent Tankred Ordinary Things(CD, Album) Fylkingen Records, Fylkingen Records FYCD 1004, fycd 1004 Sweden 1995 Sell This Version
FER 1006 Kent Tankred - A Revelation album art Kent Tankred A Revelation(CD, Album) Firework Edition Records FER 1006 Sweden 1998 Sell This Version
ASH 5.3 Kent Tankred - UGN / MAT album art Leif Elggren / Per Jonsson / Kent Tankred Leif Elggren / Per Jonsson / Kent Tankred - UGN / MAT(CD, Album) Ash International ASH 5.3 UK 2000 Sell This Version
FER 1045 Kent Tankred - Transmission album art Kent Tankred Transmission(CD, Album) Firework Edition Records FER 1045 Sweden 2003 Sell This Version
FER 1086 Kent Tankred - There Is Nothing To Attain album art Kent Tankred There Is Nothing To Attain(CDr, Album, Promo) Firework Edition Records FER 1086 Sweden 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

DS64 Kent Tankred - Untitled album art John Duncan, Carl Michael Von Hausswolff, Leif Elggren, Kent Tankred John Duncan, Carl Michael Von Hausswolff, Leif Elggren, Kent Tankred - Untitled(7", Ltd + CDr, Ltd) Die Stadt DS64 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

FR 02 Kent Tankred - Small Vehicle (Stolen) album art Leif Elggren, Kent Tankred Leif Elggren, Kent Tankred - Small Vehicle (Stolen)(Cass, S/Sided, C47) Firework Records FR 02 Sweden 1988 Sell This Version
DOB043 Kent Tankred - Civila album art Leif Elggren & Kent Tankred Leif Elggren & Kent Tankred - Civila(Flexi, 5", S/Sided, Card, Pic) Drop Of Blood Records DOB043 Netherlands 2012 Sell This Version