This delightful, dreamy birdsong opera by ShakeUp Music recomposes Mozart’s famous Magic Flute “Papageno/Papagena” duet into a colourful classical bird aria.
Listen to this audiovisual Twitterstorm performed by our feathered fellows — it’s an extraordinarily beautiful masterpiece created from the chirps of hundreds of real birds together.
According to founder Volker Pannes, his aim to “ShakeUp the line between music and sound design.” A versatile composer and producer himself, Volker specialises in bespoke conceptual sound design and applies creative excellence, technical precision and artistic sensitivity to fit around the demands of his project briefings.
With his long background in audio engineering, he also works as a producer and songwriter for bands and solo artists. As a recording artist and producer Volker was the co-founder of pioneering D&B record label ShakeUp in 1997 and published his Music on various Labels ever since.
He holds a degree in Interdisciplinary Design from Cologne’s International School of Design KISD, in which he focused on Audio Branding and Corporate Sound
ShakeUp delivers original music, sound design and audio postproduction for films, motion graphic, events and interactive applications. Every result is a crafted, tailor-fitted, signature piece of music and sound design.
They have worked with brands that include: Deutsche Telekom, SAP, MINI, Mercedes Benz and Lufthansa, just as feature projects for Music Performances, Interactive Installations and Scientific Showcases.
Founded in 1997 ShakeUp started as a record label and a weekly Drum & Bass radio show on Evosonic Radio in Cologne. Since 2005 the emphasis of their music and sound output changed has shifted to commissioned works for filmmakers, agencies and artistic projects.
Since its early innings ShakeUp has grown to an eclectic sound forge with a variety of musical styles in a wide range of audiovisual projects.
Do watch this impeckable creation of theirs: it’s the perfect tweetment for anyone with the blues! We promise you won’t have any egrets as it is all it’s quacked up to be!