(Italiano) Bill Kouligas è uno dei protagonisti della scena elettronica europea, capace di dare decisivi contributi alla ricerca di nuove forme sperimentali come designer, direttore artistico di un’etichetta peculiare quale la PAN, curatore di eventi e festival dedicati all’indagine delle nuove frontiere audiovisive oltre che dj, produttore e musicista.
A 3-year initiative co-funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union, the SHAPE project reunites 16 European non-profit organizations active within the ICAS create a platform that aims to support, promote, and exchange innovative and aspiring emergent musicians and interdisciplinary artists with an interest in sound.
The A/V section of roBOt Festival, dedicated to visual arts is historically divided into two main areas the curatorial one and call4roBOt announces 6 curatorial projects , chosen and commissioned directly from the festival.
(Italiano) Spring Attitude è il festival romano dedicato alla musica elettronica, alle nuove sonorità e alla ricerca sperimentale avanzata, con particolare interesse per le ultime tendenze generazionali legate ai nuovi linguaggi. Art Directors: Andrea Esu, Caterina Tomeo
Leckey’s latest video MyAlbum: A Rough-Demo Video will premier in Haus der Kunst in Munich. The story begins in 1954, ten years before Leckey was born, with the birth of rock and roll as his father-figure and ends in 1999 with the threat of the Y2K or Millenium Bug
The mainstream celebrities from Bristol are Massive Attack, Tricky and Bansky, but the town on the River Avon can offer a wider range of resources, often hidden in the undergorund, and it features the heart of a peculiar music scene. Among the key players of this animation there is Tom Ford aka Peverelist, dj and producer, but also essential entertainer of the so-called Bristol Sound through his labels Punch Drunk and Livity Sound.
Glaswegian-born Alex Menzies, best known as Alex Smoke, is an eclectic musician and composer who blends different genres and styles. His music production spans from techno to electronica, to a more experimental sound combined with vocals and strings.
The official story of Get Physical Music, one of the most appreciated Berliner label by audiences and professionals in the international clubbing scene, Beatport best-selling, started in 2002. In that year the djs and producers concealed by moniker M.A.N.D.Y., Dj T and Booka Shade decided to make a job of their passion for electronic music, especially house.
The 20th anniversary of Sonar will be a global celebration which begins in Reykjavik in February and culminates in Barcelona in June, passing through Africa, Asia and Latin America. In total, within the next six months, Sonar will be programming around 300 shows spread across 21 stages at its 5 festivals.
The Domino Records, first rank English label, has just released a double album gathering up some of the best remixes of its large discography. A definitely winning operation, because it sees great names of international clubbing (some very famous “veterans”, others young on the crest of a wave) in the throes of songs from equally important bands.
Within the landscape of the international electronic music Tectonic, a label based in Bristol, has always been very careful in the selection of its artists. Pinch alias Rob Ellis, “the godfather of dubstep” and founder of this label in 2005, doesn't give all his blessings. The last going into the multicolor family is DECiBEL, dj and producer born in London (real name Jay Fontaine) grown up in the sign of the cultural contamination.
The 6th and the 7th of July, in the ancient-roman town of Foligno, and in its striking locations, it took place the seventh edition of Dancity Festival, a singular event for the electronic music and digital art lovers
Sonar of Barcelona, an International festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Art, landed for its 19th Indaba Design edition (from 29th February to 4th March) in Cape Town, by using a completely new special format. In order to know more about that, we asked Georgia Taglietti, Head of the International Media Department of Avanced Music (the organization which, every year, arranges Sonar event), to describe this new partnership.
Anstam's music is marked by darkness. A wide darkness, stretching throughout a space that is merely deducible, yet extremely claustrophobic since it is filled with many elements. It is as if the listener was taken to a large and dark room where he was left to roam and discover its secrets
With an extensive program of concerts, discourses, and an exhibition space, CTM.12 Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts is appropriating the festival theme SPECTRAL to explore the current reemergence of all things ghostly, mysterious and dark in music, avant-pop, art, and to speculate about its possible causes and potentials.
The heart of Europe beats at the rate of electronic music. The proof of that is Brussels, the city that hosted, on October 28th and 29th, the Bozar Electronic Weekend, one of the not-to-miss events for lovers of electronic music and experimentation applied to it. More than thirty, among digital artists, musicians, DJs and VJs, took part to it
The ICAS SUITE kicks off today at Monarch in Berlin with a program by the Todaysart Festival (Brussels & The Hague) featuring live and DJ-sets by three spearheads of Benelux electronic dance music: Conforce, Peter van Hoesen and 2562. At the same time Sperm Festival from Prague presents new Avant-pop from the Czech Republic, while Insomia! (Tromso) & Cynetart (Dresden) join forces to cook-up the Paloma with DJ-sets by Galina Hardgrove, Charlotte Bendiks, DJ JSN and Boska.
Taking place from 22nd to the 25th of September, the third edition of Alpha-ville Festival will spread across several venues in London, running alongside the London Design Festival and the Digital Design Weekend at V&A , and including venues such as Whitechapel Gallery, Rich Mix, Netil House, The Vortex, XOYO and Space Studios.