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julien mier

05 Jan Julien Mier

TodaysArt and SHAPE platform present Julien Mier at State-X New Forms. SHAPE (Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe) is a platform for innovative music and audiovisual art. Julien Mier is a young composer and producer from the Netherlands, known for his eclectic and washed out...

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umeme afrorave

10 Oct Umeme Afrorave

The word Umeme means thunderbolt in Swahili, and that is exactely what the sound en energy of Umame Afrorave stands for. This Dutch group draws its inspiration from different sources all over the world: from French electrolabel Ed Banger to the authentic sounds of afromasters such...

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Humcrush

10 Oct Humcrush

Humcrush is chock full of astonishingly vigorous interplay and at the same time assimilates the influence of oriental theatre music, electronica, rock and free jazz in a whirlwind processional that's much more than the sum of its parts. The sparse, tight percussion of the Norwegian duo shows...

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Anna von Hausswolff

10 Oct Anna Von Hausswolff

When she was a little girl, her parents used to tell her stories about a place her family loved to visit. These tales – some true, some less so – have been an inspiration for her throughout her music. She calls the place miraculous. Listening to...

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Alcuna Wilds

10 Oct Alcuna Wilds

Alcuna Wilds is a British/Dutch band based in The Hague Holland, but with its feet planted firmly on either side of the turbulent North Sea. The band creates atmospheric, electronic-infused indie music. Ambient guitar soundscapes, strong melodic riffs, deep bass and driving beats underpin rich, melancholic...

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The Womb

10 Oct The Womb

Melodic bass lines, flowing grooving drums, dreamy chord progressions, layers of superelectric coloured synthesizers and scorching fuzz guitars, with 'out there' rhythmically hypnotizing words and melodies on top. The band, formally known as Pop Up Animal Kids, decided to reshape itself in an old ballet school...

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10 Oct Cory Henry

'The Revival' premières at State-X New Forms. Cory Henry is a multi-instrumentalist and producer with a catalogue worthy of a man twice his age. His primary instrument is the organ. In his best moments, he captures the breadth of the Jazz and Gospel idioms and produces something altogether new...

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bachar-mar kalifhe

10 Oct Bachar Mar-Khalifé – solo acoustic

According to his facebook, Bacher Mar-Khalifé was born in Utopia. This is hard to believe, until you hear his music. The singer-composer uses a combination of percussions, piano, choirs and synths which will make your soul open up and leave you goose-bumped. This mystic atmosphere is...

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Diatribes

10 Oct Diatribes

Diatribes is a Geneva based duo that investigates the boundaries of sonic and structural principles. The two members Cyril Bondi and d'incise work in the field of improvisation, exploring free jazz, noise, musique concrête and free improv, and has chosen to focus on a rather introverted...

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