Following 2016’s modular synth adaptions of Arthur Russell’s Tower of Meaning, and last year’s collaged cello and vocal interpretations, Christoffer Berg returns for a third year to take on the legacy of late twentieth century avantgarde composer, song writer and producer Arthur Russell.
Qillannguaq Berthelsen aka PlusQ is a music producer from Greenland, working on Greenlandic movies, theatre and tv productions, and making albums/tracks with various native artists. In Mimerlaven, Berthelsen will perform a selection of his melancholic, symphonic and cinematic compositions, mixed with electronic
Live hardware. Possessed rave and unhinged techno. Working on her debut full length, Boston- and Providence-based Isabella has previously released on Swedish imprints Börft and Peder Mannerfelt Produktion.
Two years on from her critically acclaimed, self-titled debut, Polish cellist and composer Resina returned in 2018 with her sophomore. A less fragile, far more immediate album, Traces sees the Warsaw-based artist working a sound which moves closer towards the listener, with increased viscerality and weight. Resina is presented
One of the most promising young artists of electronic music today, Glasgow-based Lanark Artefax came to prominence following the release of his Glasz EP on Lee Gamble’s UIQ label in 2016. Having been championed by heavyweights like Björk and Aphex Twin, he returned
Whether be industrial noise, blistering rave breakbeats or dark techno atmospherics—they’re all effortlessly joined and projected in impressive live immersion by Toronto-based musician Rita Mikhael, known in her solo efforts as E-Saggila. We’re proud and elevated to have Rita Mikhael perform as
Lisa Stenberg is a composer hailing from Luleå in the north of Sweden based in Stockholm. Her music oscillates in the field of instrumental, electroacoustic and electronic music, exploring extended durations, transformation and states of timelessness. Monument is a drone concert composed on
Having played together in many different contexts, Christer Bothén (bass clarinet & contrabass) and Vilhelm Bromander (double bass) formed the duo CBVB in 2014 for closer artistic collaboration. The project has afforded a consistent study of their large instruments’ sounding possibilities, resulting
Endless nights, distant lights. Sand Circles, a project of Stockholm-based Martin Herterich, is a narrative about ecstasy and nostalgia in the city. While his solo work usually is associated with the Swedish experimental underground, with musical projects ranging from off-kilter soundscaping to
Henrik Söderström, a founding member of the Stockholm-based Masskultur experimental music booking collective, has been making music under the name Händer Som Vårdar for 10 years, performing in Sweden, Europe and the United States. HSV’s catalogue of underground cassette releases vary in
Dystopian soundscapes along with menacing broken beats is nothing new–we’ve nearly 30 years of hardcore, jungle and d’n’b to draw from when aiming to throw a rave off the cliff, towards a future unknown and unnerving. When has ever been a better
HAJ300 is one of the founding members of the Stockholm based studio collective Drömfakulteten. Having released with EURO2000 and Country Music, their productions are the constant search for the perfect distorted bassline. HAJ300’s live sets are uncompromising and energetic – a wall
Oxhy is a London based producer whose productions tend to stand in the intersection of noise, ambient and horror. He has collaborated with Yves Tumor and released his debut EP ‘respite unoffered’ on Quantum Natives in 2017. For Country Music‘s takeover at
Dylan Scheer is the New York-based, South Carolina-born producer Via App. Having previously released with Bank Records and Break World Records she will release with Country Music in the summer. Via App’s live sets have been described as an intense journey of
Kali Malone is an American composer and musician based in Stockholm since 2012. Her solo works implement unique tuning systems in minimalist form for analog and digital synthesis often combined with acoustic instrumentation—such as pipe organ, string and wind instruments, lute and
In guest studies at Elektronmusikstudion and the Royal College of Music in Stockholm in 2013, Caterina Barbieri traded her classical guitar practice for modular synthesisers. It has proven highly rewarding, shooting her minimalist compositions to high international acclaim.
For Choreomania, the installation Paroxysm will be activated by a performance by vocalist Stine Janvin. Through various projects such as Fake Synthetic Music and Native Instrument (Shelter Press), Janvin explore and challenges the physical features of the voice, the acoustics of her external/internal
A pioneer on the Copenhagen industrial and noise scene and founder of prominent underground label Moral Defeat, Schacke’s recent works in techno is taking him around the world, his most recent release on Copenhagen techno imprint Ectotherm becoming a new Nordic techno
Shaping the emergence of something anew, the raves of Fast Forward fronts a boldly paced and rashly melodic, no-tomorrow epos of Nordic techno, hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark. Fast is the current, cuing early trance and northern nineties techno, although leaving nostalgia far behind. Joining
By ways of custom electronics, throat singing and other ritual acoustics, the esoteric duo Shaddah Tuum explores the cognitive functions of mysticism in dark ecological rites of deep sonics and bodily direction.
NAKED are Agnes Gryczkowska and Alexander Johnston, a London-based duo engaging with extreme forms of electronic music, capturing the affects of BDSM in successfully fuses of hyper-contemporary sounds of experimental electronics with highly relational and bodily performances. Their recent EP – Total
Hard and fast, Colombian-Spanish born Astrid Gnosis scavenges the more esoteric sides of contemporary Eurasian counterculture in transfiguring performances, music and visual arts—intensely characteristic, and as subversive as captivating. Website
In solo works and as part of the Holly Herndon Ensemble, Lyra Pramuk fuses classical vocalism, pop sensibilities, performance practices and contemporary club culture in what can best be described as futurist folk music. Prior to her debut on the Planet Mu
Gábor Lázár’s minimal compositions has proven him one of our time’s finest synthesists. On his third solo album, 2018’s Unfold, Lázár shows his hand—with blistering futurist electro and UK stepped beats. Rave was within all along…
Cellist and electronic composer Lucy Railton’s acclaimed 2018 solo debut Paradise 94 marks a new chapter in her long-term engagement with contemporary music. Beyond a prolific collaborator and avid contemporary music curator, Lucy Railton’s voice is grounded in more than 25 years
The collaboration between Mats Erlandsson (SE) and Yair Elazar Glotman (DE) draws on their respective backgrounds as classical instrumentalists and electronic composers, to create an imaginary and dislocated “folk” music for current dark ages. Following 2017’s album Negative Chambers, the pair reconvened
Danish composer and experimental producer An Gella oscillates intensely between the moody and ecstatic. 2017’s debut album Perma is like an abstract and intricate weave of ancient, present and future love stories.
In free movement, Xenia Xamanek (aka Equis) effortlessly explores deconstructed club music, harsh noise and immersive ambient, intriguingly constrained yet expansive.
The recent debut album Human Lines by violinist-become-contemporary minimalist Astrid Sonne showcases a strand of naïve yet fostered electroacoustic compositions, emotive yet distinct.
As part of legendary Berlin outfit MMM (with Fiedel) and in his solo works, Errorsmith creates simply unique experimental club music. 2017’s long awaited album Superlative Fatigue hit every yearly list worth mentioning. Primarily, seeing him live is simply the most fun
Through expressive performances involving body paint and curious stage outfits, AJA is set on tearing down norms and boundaries in a collision of sound art, noise and rhythmic brutality, complete with DIY gear and screeching vocals. With a cherry on top.
What is N.M.O.? It is a military space music and/or Fluxus techno duo, an ever-changing acronym incorporating club music, performance, military drumming, fitness and absurdity. It’s also one of the best performing acts in electronic music we know of.
Do you like rave? Do you like computers? Then you’ll love Calum Gunn, a phenomenal live music coder and boss of the cracking Conditional Records!
As part of NON Worldwide, a collective of African artists and of the diaspora, Nkisi pushes against conformity, combining relentless rhythms in an exhilarating artistry. Nkisi live is a fast-paced exercise of stripped down, dark drum works.
Challenging dance floors with her abrasive sonics, Ziúr somehow keeps her poise while completely breaking the confines of club music in free experimentation.