arma agharta

Arma Agharta is the sound performance artist and promoter from Lithuania devoted to improvised and experimental music. He got involved in the worldwide underground more than 20 years ago by publishing zines, running labels, playing in bands and organizing shows and festivals of experimental music. Since 2007 he has done more than 550 performances all over the world.

Currently Arma performs as Groja Magas (cassette tape selector)
, also in duos Banachtarski and Bekele.  From 2020 he runs the tape shop and label Tapekiosk.

His intense and high energy shows span a broad territory between the eruptions of chaotic noise and hypnotic psychedelic ritual to dadaist humour, odd bodily movements, spontaneous improvised games, cheap magick tricks and glossolalia.

Participated in these festivals and special events:

LUFF (Switzerland), Seanaps (Germany), Dark Music Days (Iceland), Sonic Protest (France), All Ears (Norway), Arctic Sounds (Greenland), Volta (Mexico), Klex (Malaysia), A Love Supreme (Spain), Destroy Vancouver (Canada), Transgresje (Poland), Gogbot (Netherlands), Sonic (Denmark), Jauna Muzika (Lithuania),  Construction (Ukraine), Le mini Who (Netherlands), Mlode Wilki (Poland), Camp (Germany), Aposition (Russia), Hamselyt (Ukraine), Other Worlds (UK), MEM (Spain), Noise & Fury (Russia), Sonic Circuits (USA), FIME (Mexico), Experi-Mental (USA), SOTU (Netherlands), Sound Around (Russia), Borderline (Poland), Garso Architektūra (Lithuania), Supynes (Lithuania), Braille Satellite (Lithuania), Yaga (Lithuania), Mėnuo Juodaragis (Lithuania). 

His music is exclusively released on cassette format in various European labels.

Arma has collaborated with these foreign artists: Florian Walter (Germany), Seht Zhan (Brazil), Blu Simon Wasem (Brazil),  Lorena Izqueirdo (Spain), Tasos Stamou (Greece/UK), Kamal Sabran (Malaysia), Stefano Ferrian and Simone Quatrana (Italy), Koppfarben (Germany), Andris Indans and Marcik Butler (Latvia), Lithuanian artists: Antanas Dombrovskij, Arnas Mikalkėnas, Arturas Bumšteinas, Ramunas Jaras, Marijus Butkevičius; the bands Oak Birches, Cutthroats, Laisva Struktūra, Disforija and P.K.I.K.T. 




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