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DUNGEN (Stockholm)

DUNGEN (Stockholm)

In what feels like a very short decade, Sweden’s Dungen has mutated at a furious pace. Main man/ producer/ arranger/ singer/ golden child Gustav Ejstes’s lone constant has been change. ...

TodaysArt presents first European concert Mohammed Assaf

TodaysArt presents first European concert Mohammed Assaf

Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, winner of the TV talent contest Arab Idols, will perform in The Hague on Sunday the 29th of September. The special concert marks the first time ...

Gewinnerprojekte: Open Call “Ubiquitous Art and Sound”

Gewinnerprojekte: Open Call “Ubiquitous Art and Sound”

Awarded by Deutschlandradio Kultur/Klangkunst, Goethe-Institut, ICAS – International Cities for Advanced Sound, ECAS – European Cities for Advanced Sound, and CTM festival, the “Ubiquitous Art and Sound” Open Call for ...

Personal Soundscapes – Participate now and win

Personal Soundscapes – Participate now and win

Personal Soundscapes is a hands on project. – You can do audio recordings with our Personal Soundscapes smartphone app or just use your own recording gear to send us fragments of your ...

musikprotkoll 2013 on air

musikprotkoll 2013 on air

Live on air - Radio Österreich 1 presents the 2013 edition of the musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst. Listen to 22 broadcasts (german language)

UNSOUND KRAKOW TO BAN PHOTOS AND FILMING AT FESTIVAL AS PART OF “INTERFERENCE” THEME; MORE ARTISTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS ANNOUNCED AS INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE

UNSOUND KRAKOW TO BAN PHOTOS AND FILMING AT FESTIVAL AS PART OF “INTERFERENCE” THEME; MORE ARTISTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS ANNOUNCED AS INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE

Unsound is imposing a ban on photographs and filming of live shows as part of its 2013 INTERFERENCE theme -  no photo passes will be given to media, and audience ...

KTL will be performing at Skaņu Mežs’2013

KTL will be performing at Skaņu Mežs’2013

The American/Austrian project KTL (Kindertotenlieder) will be performing at the Splendid Palace cinema in Riga on October 10 as part of the festival Skaņu Mežs. KTL’s music is a mix ...

Legendary free-jazz drummer William Hooker to play at Skaņu Mežs’2013

Legendary free-jazz drummer William Hooker to play at Skaņu Mežs’2013

William Hooker will be performing in the Splendid Palace cinema in Riga on October 10 with a Baltic trio assembled specifically for Skaņu Mežs. Hooker is a free jazz drummer ...

NO SIESTA PARTY

NO SIESTA PARTY

Together with No Siesta Fiesta Festival we bring you SANO and CHARLOTTE BENDIKS. 

Lustmord, the creator of dark ambient, will play in Riga in October

Lustmord, the creator of dark ambient, will play in Riga in October

The British dark electronic project, Lustmord, will play at the Railway History Museum in Riga on 12 October as part of the festival for unusual music, Skaņu Mežs. Its creator, ...

Personal Soundscapes

Personal Soundscapes

How does your everyday sound? A hands on project to listen in. mehr

eRikm will perform at Skaņu Mežs 2013 with a piece by Luc Ferrari

eRikm will perform at Skaņu Mežs 2013 with a piece by Luc Ferrari

A composition by Luc Ferrari will be performed for the first time in Latvia during Skaņu Mežs’ evening of contemporary music

UNSOUND CO-PRESENTS “THE MOST” (BRIDGE) PROJECT IN POLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2013, WITH CONNECTED ACTIONS AS PART OF UNSOUND 2013

UNSOUND CO-PRESENTS “THE MOST” (BRIDGE) PROJECT IN POLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2013, WITH CONNECTED ACTIONS AS PART OF UNSOUND 2013

In 2013, the Unsound theme is INTERFERENCE, interpreted in a number of ways. One of these is exploring music made by artists with disabilities, generally overlooked by the festival circuit

SIDE BROK (Ørsta)

SIDE BROK (Ørsta)

Side Brok (mean saggy pants) got a hit with the hilarious “1,2,3, fire,” which is a tribute to rural car culture with wide wheels and furry interior, funny drinking habits ...

JENNY HVAL(duo) (Oslo)

JENNY HVAL(duo) (Oslo)

Jenny Hval has in recent years made a name for herself as an artist, musician and writer both in Norway and abroad. When her third record Viscera was released in ...

ANA HELDER (Rosario)

ANA HELDER (Rosario)

Cómeme Records, famous for Matias Aguayo‘s excellence the world over, houses a plethora of other talent, including Ana Helder. Her name, less noted on the roster, perhaps only to those ...

HOLLY HERNDON (Tennessee/Berlin)

HOLLY HERNDON (Tennessee/Berlin)

Holly Herndon’s Movement is the debut offering of material by the young musician, modernist, and machinist. Restless for reckless cultural immersion, Herndon left her Johnson City, Tennessee home as a ...

TODD TERJE (Oslo)

TODD TERJE (Oslo)

Following a string of celebrated releases leaning on everything from kitschy euro sounds to deep funk and latin jazz, the relatively new to the scene Todd Terje has already made ...

SHED (Berlin)

SHED (Berlin)

Shed is a man of action, a living example how to reinvent oneself again and again within the boundaries of electronic music. At the same time, Shed does not follow ...

What Kind of Music Do Parrots Like?

What Kind of Music Do Parrots Like?

Since the first time we visited the parrot shelter run by ARGE Papageienschutz we’ve known: parrots enjoy listening to music. “But nobody really knows what kind of music they like, ...

Skaņu Mežs will take place in Riga in October 2013

Skaņu Mežs will take place in Riga in October 2013

Skaņu Mežs, the annual festival for unusual music, is now in its 11th year and will take place between October 10-12. The venues include the cinema Splendid Palace, the concert ...

THIRD WAVE OF ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR “UNSOUND KRAKOW: INTERFERENCE” UNDERLINES THE FESTIVAL’S DEVOTION TO THE ECCENTRIC, THE ECLECTIC AND THE UNDERGROUND

THIRD WAVE OF ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR “UNSOUND KRAKOW: INTERFERENCE” UNDERLINES THE FESTIVAL’S DEVOTION TO THE ECCENTRIC, THE ECLECTIC AND THE UNDERGROUND

Unsound Krakow has just released the next round of names for their 2013 event, taking place between 13 - 20 October

TM404 (Stockholm)

TM404 (Stockholm)

TM404 – a unique live project from Andreas Tilliander.  With a new alias, TM404, Andreas Tilliander has created enjoyable ambient dub simmering with life and details. The songs have all ...

BOGAN VIA (Phoenix)

BOGAN VIA (Phoenix)

Bogan Via is Bret William Bender and Madeline Miller. Wait Up is the band’s debut extended play album, where they have developed their distinctive electronic-folk sound. With overwhelming responses to ...

AUSTRA (Toronto)

AUSTRA (Toronto)

Olympia, the second album from Austra, is an album of transformation. Though it has only been two years since their 2010 debut Feel It Break, it represents a quantum evolution ...

FutureEverything in Moscow

FutureEverything in Moscow

FutureEverything, in collaboration with the British Council, are developing some new and exciting projects in Moscow, Russia

New Announcements

New Announcements

We’re very glad to share with you a very exciting second program announcement for TodaysArt 2013. Oneohtrix Point Never will present his only show in the Netherlands right before he releases his ...

Insomnia on ICAS Radio

Insomnia on ICAS Radio

Listen to the I.C.A.S radio show from our last meeting in Berlin

ALTAR OF PLAGUES TO PLAY FINAL SHOW AT UNSOUND

ALTAR OF PLAGUES TO PLAY FINAL SHOW AT UNSOUND

Irish band Altar of Plagues have announced they will play their last ever show at Unsound 2013. In a statement released today, the band's frontman James Kelly said: "Our very ...

Open Call for Works

Open Call for Works

Deutschlandradio Kultur / Klangkunst, ICAS – International Cities of Advanced Sound, ECAS – European Cities of Advanced Sound and CTM Festival award an artistic commission on Ubiquitous Art and Sound. The selected ...

ICAS Radio from the NextSound Festival

ICAS Radio from the NextSound Festival

The list of cities which ICAS Radio has already visited is getting longer and longer. After Berlin, Tromso, Montevideo, Montreal, Graz, Dresden and Brussels, in May we attended NextSound Festival ...

DEMDIKE STARE (Manchester)

DEMDIKE STARE (Manchester)

Demdike Stare is the occult themed collaboration between Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker. They will be the official opening of the festival at the old cinema Verdensteatret Cinematek. Sit down, ...

LANDO (San Francisco/Berlin)

LANDO (San Francisco/Berlin)

Lando’s (a.k.a Antaeus Lando Roy) journey started over nine years ago in the Bay Area where he was an active producer and DJ in San Francisco’s underground club scene as ...

LOVISA NEGGA (Linköping)

LOVISA NEGGA (Linköping)

Lovisa Negga is a French Sami electronica artist from Linköping. After two albums, she has now also released a single on Lule sami language, “Miha ja gievrra”. Witch really caught our attention ...

XOSAR (The Hague)

XOSAR (The Hague)

The American born, Netherlands based producer’s beguiling sound is a mix of unnerving atmospheres and uplifting emotions, keenly bolted onto raw house and techno tempos

UNSOUND PRESENTS LONDON LINE UP 26-29 SEPTEMBER; MORE THAN 50% OF UNSOUND KRAKOW PASSES ALREADY SOLD

UNSOUND PRESENTS LONDON LINE UP 26-29 SEPTEMBER; MORE THAN 50% OF UNSOUND KRAKOW PASSES ALREADY SOLD

Leading up to our annual Krakow festival in October, Unsound is headed to London for a special edition between 26-29 September. The programme has been produced in association with the ...

Apps For Europe – Up And Running

Apps For Europe – Up And Running

As has been mentioned on the FutureEverything blog previously there has been a fair bit of published research outlining the value to the economy both at a UK and European ...

The Perfect Sound Recording

The Perfect Sound Recording

Our sound technician Martin Leitner, who is himself a passionate amateur ornithologist, has brought several microphones in order to capture the diverse parrot calls in good quality: two high-end omni-directional ...

ECAS CO-COMMISSION “THE ENCLAVE” OPENED AT VENICE BIENNALE ON 1 JUNE. LATER TO BE PRESENTED AT UNSOUND 2013

ECAS CO-COMMISSION “THE ENCLAVE” OPENED AT VENICE BIENNALE ON 1 JUNE. LATER TO BE PRESENTED AT UNSOUND 2013

RICHARD MOSSE is presenting "THE ENCLAVE" at the Venice Biennale, as part of the Irish Pavillion. This major new multi-media installation was co-commissioned by ECAS festivals Unsound, CTM, Skanu Mezs ...

TodaysArt 2013

TodaysArt 2013

The ninth edition of TodaysArt will transform the former ministries of Internal Affairs and Justice. These iconic towers – 124.000 M2 of currently vacant space – are located in the ...