Bert Cools - guitarist and sound artist, is mainly active in the world of improvisation and electronic music.
He plays concerts as a solo artist and with his own bands: Merope, Hoera., Book of Air vvolk - and Fieldtone.
Together with his brother Stijn Cools he created the 'granvat.com' art platform in 2012.
With 'granvat', Bert finds a unique space in the music world varying from folk, jazz, world, ambient and electronic music with improvisation as the binding factor.
granvat produced various releases and events worldwide for their own work but also for other friends and well-respected artists as Hariprasad Chaurasia, Solo & Indre, Eyvind Kang.
Recently Bert is also playing in the band of Sam Amidon and Efterklang.
Hoera : Wawarba (Jaunu - Granvat - 2019)
Bert Cools : part 1 - live in Studio 2 of Radio Panik 2019-06-04
Solo & Indre : Damma - Gervé (Solo & Indre - One Root Music - 2015)
Book of air vvolk : se (in) de bos (se (in) de bos - Subrosa) - 2018)
Bert Cools : part 2 - live in Studio 2 of Radio Panik 2019-06-04
Evind Kang : Harmonic Criticality (JK's Kamer - +51.21987¯ +04.40740¯ - Granvat -2019)
Photo (c) Emilija Vinzanovaite