Konstantin Schimanowski is a composer of pop-avant music.

He was born 1985 close to Murmansk in northern Russia.

He studied Philosophy and History of the Arts at the Albert-Ludwig University in Freiburg (i. Brsg.) and SoundStudies at the University of the Arts in Berlin.

His compositions combine influences of contemporary art, classical european music and jazz with an intuitive pop-driven approach.

Since 2011 he has realized several musical projects in different settings and genres. Going from straight forward indie-rock music with the band crime killing joker man towards experimental songwriting with his solo-project TRIPS through a phase of experimentation in various fields connected to art, film and theatre while living in Leipzig.

He is now based in Berlin and working in collaboration with artists like Sergei Sviatchenko and Nicholas Bussmann.


Current projects:

VAILA | Pop-avant composition in visual collaboration with Sergei Sviatchenko

Бесконечный День (The Infinite Day) | Musical versions of poems written by Sergei Sviatchenko


Past music projects:

2016 | TRIPS – OOO

2011 | crime killing joker man – beautiful loser