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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 ...

Open Data – Is there gold in them there hills?

Open Data – Is there gold in them there hills?

Here at FutureEverything, we ruddy love data. Particularly that which is open. I am lucky enough to work alongside some real open data wizards who truly understand the power of ...

Save the musikprotokoll

Save the musikprotokoll

Save the musikprotokoll

Press release steirischer herbst on June 21st: “Ending the forty-five-year history of ORF musikprotokoll at steirischer herbst would be an irreparable loss – not only for ORF itself, ...

UNSOUND KRAKOW 2013 PASSES NOW ON SALE!

UNSOUND KRAKOW 2013 PASSES NOW ON SALE!

Passes for Unsound Krakow 2013 are now on sale via www.tickpro.pl. In previous years these sold out far in advance of the festival, so act sooner rather than later.The Weekly ...

LEGOWELT (The Hague)

LEGOWELT (The Hague)

Danny Wolfers is truly one of a kind – a producer and performer who spans many different scenes with ease and always in his own unique style a world away ...

NEXT ROUND OF UNSOUND 2013 ACTS ANNOUNCED. WEEKLY AND LONG WEEKEND PASSES ON SALE THIS FRIDAY

NEXT ROUND OF UNSOUND 2013 ACTS ANNOUNCED. WEEKLY AND LONG WEEKEND PASSES ON SALE THIS FRIDAY

Krakow's Unsound Festival - the international showcase of innovative music - has released a new round of artists confirmed to appear at this year's event, between 13 - 20 October. ...

Chattr and NSA leaks at ISEA2013, Sydney

Chattr and NSA leaks at ISEA2013, Sydney

On the day Julian Assange addresses ISEA2013 in Sydney on the biggest leak in US history, the Lovely Veneer round table presented the Chattr project which investigates how far we will ...

Skaņu Mežs 2013 – dubstep veteran and bass music innovator Shackleton

Skaņu Mežs 2013 – dubstep veteran and bass music innovator Shackleton

The musician Shackleton, originally from Lancashire but currently residing in Berlin, will perform during Skaņu Mežs rhythm music night in the concert hall Palladium on October 11. Shackleton first became ...

The first performers of the 2013 Skaņu Mežs festival are announced – Demdike Stare and Andy Stott

The first performers of the 2013 Skaņu Mežs festival are announced – Demdike Stare and Andy Stott

The Latvian festival for unconventional music, Skaņu Mežs, will this year occur on October 10 – 12 with the finale concert taking place in various venues on October 27. The ...

New ECAS Commission: BUQS

New ECAS Commission: BUQS

TodaysArt, FutureEverything and Insomnia, as key members of the of the European Cities of Advanced Sound (ECAS) network launched an Open Call earlier this year, under the theme Ubiquitous Art and ...

ECAS CO-COMMISSION “THE ENCLAVE” TO OPEN AT VENICE BIENNALE ON 1 JUNE

ECAS CO-COMMISSION “THE ENCLAVE” TO OPEN AT VENICE BIENNALE ON 1 JUNE

RICHARD MOSSE is to present "THE ENCLAVE" at the Venice Biennale, as part of the Irish Pavillion. The sound element of this major new multi-media installation was co-commissioned ...

Holly Herndon performs in Riga

Holly Herndon performs in Riga

The Eduards Smiļģis Theater Museum in Riga will this year, on June 11, play host to the american post-techno musician Holly Herndon. Herndon has won the acclaim of both critics ...

BUQS

BUQS

The European Cities of Advanced Sound network (ECAS) commissioned 1 work in 2013, under the theme ‘Ubiquitous Art and Sound – Art and the everyday’ within the project Networking Tomorrow’s Art ...

Call for projects In-Sonora VII sound and interactive art festival, Madrid

Call for projects In-Sonora VII sound and interactive art festival, Madrid

Who can participate? Spanish artists and foreigner 18 years or older of any age are permitted to participate. However, special attention is paid to emerging artists or those who have ...

Giga-Hertz-Award for electronic music

Giga-Hertz-Award for electronic music

he Special Prizes consists of a project realization grant with which the prizewinners realize their submitted proposal either at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics in Karlsruhe or ...

UNSOUND 2013: INTERFERENCE – FIRST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED!

UNSOUND 2013: INTERFERENCE – FIRST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED!

Unsound Festival returns to the town of its birth - Krakow, Poland - this October 13th to October 20th for its 11th edition.

For the last few years Unsound ...

ECAS CONFERENCE

ECAS CONFERENCE

May 17, 2013, 11:00 – 18:00 House of Architects 7 Borisa Hrinchenko way, Kyiv Sound and digital image are everywhere. A consequence of the ever-spreading reach of advertising, the rise ...

metamusic

metamusic

Visit:  metamusic / blog + audio doc of the Project The project “metamusic” by alien productions was chosen by an international jury for the this year’s ECAS/musikprotokoll artist in residency. ORF ...

TodaysArt @ NextSound Festival, Kiev

TodaysArt @ NextSound Festival, Kiev

TodaysArt will be present at the NextSound international festival for advanced music and digital arts, which takes place from the 16th until the 18th of May in Kiev, Ukraine.

ECAS Speed Dating

ECAS Speed Dating

May 17, 2013, 15:00 House of Architects 7 Borisa Hrinchenko way, Kyiv ECAS speed-dating is an afternoon offering the opportunity for local artists (eg. visual artists, performers, musicians, sound art ...