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Gintas Kraptavičius (also known as Gintas K, born 1969) is a Lithuanian sound artist and composer, exploring digital, live, computer music, granular synthesis and sound aesthetics. Living and working in Lithuania, he has been part of the Lithuanian experimental music scene since 1994.
Since 2011 he has been a member of the Lithuanian Composers' Union, and he has presented his work and performed at various international festivals, conferences and symposia.
Formerly he was the core member of the first Lithuanian industrial music group, 'Modus'.
Further information: gintask.bandcamp.com
CD Spotlight. A Very Worthwhile Experience - Geoff Pearce listens to the latest album from Gintas K. 'Every time I listen, I feel a different perspective and hear different things ...'
CD Spotlight. Rather Joyous in Effect - Geoff Pearce listens to 'Lėti' by Gintas K. '... different pitched bells and a rather strange crackly background.'
CD Spotlight. An Interesting Experience - 'Nervus Vagus' by Gintas K, heard by Geoff Pearce. 'It is a fascinating journey that takes about an hour.'