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D.E - Biography

Antwerp artist/composer David Edren (°1977) has been creating sounds and music through his DSR Lines alias since the turn of the millennium, releasing records with various imprints.
Being interested in and influenced by various kinds of media, his creative output covers a broad array of audio and visual applications; sound, music, photography, graphics, assemblage, crafts, print, design, film, animation, text, ..
In 2012 David created the label Hare Akedod with long term friend and co-conspirator Bent Von Bent, with whom he most recently started the musical project Spirit & Form.  
As a performer, Edren is also part of Het Interstedelijk Harmoniumverbond.
His works have been released by labels Jj Funhouse, Ekster, Ultra Eczema, Abstrakce, Black Sweat Records, Lallallal, Sicsic and Social Harmony amongst others.

Exploring a new pathway 'Music for Mimosa Pudica & Codariocalyx' a first conceptual work saw the light of day in 2015. This commissioned album accompanied Narelle Dore & Sigrid Volders’ Earth.Rope.Pot Plant publication. Social Harmony released the evenly conceptual 'Electronic Gamelan Music' cassette in 2017 and in 2018 Edren teamed up with artist Jatinder Singh Durhailay to record the album 'Tea Notes', released on 12" vinyl by the label Ekster in 2019.
In 2023, two new albums saw the light of day;
the highly anticipated solo effort titled 'Relativiteit Van de Omgeving' through NotNotFun Records and the collaborative album 'Flow | 流れ' with H.Takahashi.

“Edren is a master in creating magnificent melodies in which, aside from Eastern and Indian music, he is regularly inspired by fauna and flora, botanical gardens, tea, ... Spirit & Form, released in 2020 by Antwerp label JJ Funhouse, is yet another new highlight in the career of this unique artist whose work, without exception, always radiates a unique beauty.” 

Antwerpen, 2024

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