C-drík

Real Name:
Cedrik Fermont
Profile:
C-drík aka Kirdec (born Cedrik Fermont) is a multifaceted vegan artist, academically trained musician, dj, singer, composer, author, radio host, concert organiser, curator and label manager of Greek, Zairian and Belgian descent, born in Zaire (current D.R. Congo), he now resides in Germany. He studied orchestral percussion and drums in the mid-1980s and is a former student of electroacoustic composer Annette Vande Gorne (Royal Conservatory of Mons, Belgium).
He operates in the field of noise, industrial, electronic, electroacoustic and improvised music since 1989, publishing music, performing, composing music for theatre plays, short films and sound installations.
He wrote several essays about electroacoustic, noise and experimental music from Asia and Africa and co-wrote a book together with Dimitri della Faille : Not Your World Music: Noise In South East Asia (winner of the 2017 "Golden Nica" Prix Ars Electronica in the "Digital Musics & Sound Art" category).
He performed and gave some talks and workshops in 60 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and North America,
Founder of Syrphe, label and platform partly dedicated to electronic and experimental music from Africa and Asia and co-founder of the electro label Textolux with Zoopsie and Dublo (2) as well as Falling Elevators with John N. Sellekaers.
His various other incarnations include Ammo (with John N. Sellekaers), Axiome (with Olivier Moreau), Moonsanto (with Sellekaers & Silk Saw), Ambre (with Moreau & Sellekaers), Dead Hollywood Stars (with Sellekaers & Hervé Thomas), Tetra Plok (with Dublo (2) & Zoopsie), Elekore (with One Man Nation & Mindfuckingboy), Črno Klank, Kirdec, Tasjiil Moujahed (with Munma), Salims Salon (with Hannes Galette Seidl, جاكلين جورج (Jacqueline George), Seth Ayyaz and Elsa M'bala), to speak only about a few.
He collaborated with artists like Mick Harris, Mark Spybey, Yan Jun, Aluviana, Goh Lee Kwang, Contagious Orgasm, Itta, Pei, Le Diktat, Naofumi Ishimaru, Alok, David Thrussell, Error (2), Choi Joonyong, Lau Mun Leng, Hùng Nguyễn Mạnh, Lương Huệ Trinh, Marie Takahashi, Hui-Chun Lin, Xabec, Dickson Dee and many others, mostly in Asia.
As radio host, C-drík works with Colaboradio and Staalplaat in Germany, Boxout.fm in India.
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Albums

none Hopeless Dreams — C-drík Deleted / C-Drik* Deleted / C-Drik* - Hopeless Dreams (Album) Old Europa Cafe none Italy 1994 Sell This Version
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none Sunnyside Hospital / Hopeless Dream — C-drík Al & Del / C-Drik* / Deleted Al & Del / C-Drik* / Deleted - Sunnyside Hospital / Hopeless Dream(Cass) View Beyond Records none Czech Republic 1996 Sell This Version
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HSH07, S001 Dissolution — C-drík C-drík Dissolution (Album) Hushush, Syrphe HSH07, S001 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
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S006 Moje Čelo — C-drík C-drík / Aluviana C-drík / Aluviana - Moje Čelo (Album) Syrphe S006 Belgium 2008 Sell This Version
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S008 Journeys Into Space And Time — C-drík Contagious Orgasm & C-drík Contagious Orgasm & C-drík - Journeys Into Space And Time(CD, Album, Ltd) Syrphe S008 Belgium 2008 Sell This Version
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S019 Ici Et Ailleurs — C-drík C-drík Ici Et Ailleurs(CD, MiniAlbum, Ltd) Syrphe S019 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
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Syrphe Gift 004 Multiples Des Uns — C-drík C-drík Multiples Des Uns(File, FLAC, Album) Syrphe Syrphe Gift 004 Germany 2015
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Compilations

Sdig002 Mémoires De Kéraunothnetophobe — C-drík C-drík Mémoires De Kéraunothnetophobe(16xFile, FLAC, Comp) Syrphe Sdig002 Germany 2019
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Miscellaneous

Syrphe Gift 001 Daniova Mama / Oci Črne Lune — C-drík C-drík / Aluviana C-drík / Aluviana - Daniova Mama / Oci Črne Lune(2xFile, FLAC) Syrphe Syrphe Gift 001 Germany 2012
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Syrphe Gift 002 Katatoki / Mécaniques De Masse — C-drík C-drík Katatoki / Mécaniques De Masse(2xFile, FLAC) Syrphe Syrphe Gift 002 Germany 2012
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Syrphe Gift 005 Identifiable Collection Of Matter — C-drík C-drík Identifiable Collection Of Matter(2xFile, FLAC) Syrphe Syrphe Gift 005 Germany 2018
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Syrphe Gift 006 Traffic Jam — C-drík C-drík Traffic Jam(File, FLAC) Syrphe Syrphe Gift 006 Germany 2019
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Sdig006 The Act Of Refraining From Speaking — C-drík C-drík The Act Of Refraining From Speaking(2xFile, FLAC) Syrphe Sdig006 Germany 2020