Brian Labycz is an improviser hailing from Chicago primarily performing with electronics. Currently working with a modular synthesizer he has also utilized a range of sources such as acoustic instruments, digital manipulations, field recordings, and self-made devices to produce and explore various expressive forms. With a primary focus on improvisation his aim is to produce dynamic gestures with electronics in a live setting. The goal is to transcend gadgetry to arrive at a fully realized performance instrument. Working as a soloist and in various group settings he has performed and released work in the US and Japan. He has also organized events in Chicago and abroad and is actively hosting the Myopic Improvised Music Series as well as the Protest Series at Heaven Gallery.

Brian Labycz / Gerard Lebik Duo

Brian Labycz and Gerard Lebik met in Chicago in October 2012. The first concert they played with Jiro Yamaguchi Susumu and Hiroyuki Ura in the Flying TeaPot club in Tokyo, during a recent Labycz's tour of Japan . Labycz / Lebik Duo is a mix of electro-acoustic improvised music on the borderline the EIA and the experimental free improvisation. In May 2013 during the first Brian Labycz visit in Europe, the musicians played small tour: Wroclaw, Prague, Berlin, Poznan, Warsaw and Gdansk.