The Kraken Quartet
A massive force of percussion and electronics, The Kraken Quartet is a genre-crossing groupknown for its highly energetic and engaging performances. Since their formation in 2012, theAustin-based band has been heralded for merging elements of minimalism, math-rock, indie,post-rock, electronica, and the avant-garde. Embracing this diverse sound, the group hasshared the stage with a wide range of artists including So Percussion, Dirty Projectors, TTNG,Sandbox Percussion, Tim Feeney, Matthew Duvall, El Ten Eleven, and Elliot Cole. Maintainingan active touring calendar, The Kraken Quartet has performed over 100 concerts across the USand Canada, and has been featured on festivals and broadcasts including South by Southwest,Audiotree Live, Fast Forward Austin, SoFar Sounds, Austin Instrumental Music Festival, WNYC,KUTX, and more. The group has presented masterclasses at CalArts, UT Austin, IthacaCollege, and more. Their second release ‘Backdrop’ is available now.
The Kraken Quartet is Chris Demetriou, Andrew Dobos, Taylor Eddinger, and Sean Harvey. Thegroup proudly uses Pearl/Adams musical instruments, Evans drumheads, Vic Firth sticks andmallets, Grover Pro Percussion products, and K&K Sound systems.