Blixa Bargeld to perform at Skaņu Mežs’2014

On October 11, 20:00, vocalist and composer Blixa Bargeld will visit the Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurous music and related arts in Riga, Latvia. Bargeld will present his solo vocal performance. He is also known for being the frontman of German band Einstürzende Neubauten and his work as a member of Nick Cave’s group The… >>

“RESONANCE 2010-2014″ … You liked the blog? Then you will love the book!

On the occasion of the completion of the RESONANCE project, you can now order the richly illustrated catalogue, documenting the sound art works that were commissioned by the network in the four years of its existence. The RESONANCE book contains, complete and unabridged, all the interviews with the participating artists, documenting their reflections about content… >>

ARISTĪDS LIVE: ::VTOL:: FROM MOSCOW

Moscow media-artist, musician and engineer of strange-sounding mechanisms Dmitry Morozov created his project ::vtol::. Starting in mid 00s, Dmitry actively began using DIY and circuit-bent instruments for his own music projects, as well as making…

Skaņu Mežs festival announces full program for 2014

On October 10 and 11 the annual Skaņu Mežs Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts will take place at the Daile concert hall (Kr. Barona street 31) in Riga, Latvia. The 12th edition of Skaņu Mežs is a part of the official program of Riga being the European Capital of Culture 2014. It is… >>

Skaņu Mežs festival announces first round of artists for 2014

Skaņu Mežs, the annual festival of adventurous music and related arts, will take place in the „Daile” concert hall in Riga, Latvia, on October 10 and 11. In addition to the duo Xeno & Oaklander, whose participation has already been announced, the first round of artists has now been confirmed: singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler, electronic music… >>

Open call for works from Deutschlandradio kultur

Open call for works from Deutschlandradio kultur – Klangkunst, Ctm festival, Goethe-institut, Ö1 Kunstradio, Orf Musikprotokoll im Steirischen Herbst, and ECAS/ICAS Following a great response to last year’s open call for works, Deutschlandradio Kultur – Radio Drama / Klangkunst and CTM Festival, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, Ö1 Kunstradio and… >>

The opening of sound art exhibition SKAN II, part three

Friday, on the 25th of July at 18:00, the third part of the “Riga 2014” sound art exhibition “SKAN II” will open its doors at the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia (Kandavas Street 2) and the Kalnciems Quarter art gallery (Kalnciema street 35). The opening of the exhibition will feature performances by improvising percussionist… >>

Skaņu Mežs’2014 announces festival dates and Xeno & Oaklander performance

  On October 10 and 11 the annual Skaņu Mežs Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts will take place in the Daile concert hall in Riga, Latvia. Also, the first artists have been confirmed, and they are the darkwave/synthpop duo Xeno & Oaklander from Brooklyn, New York. The 12th edition of Skaņu Mežs is… >>

Today: the opening of part 2 of sound art exhibition “SKAN II”

Today, on the 1st of July at 18:00, the second part of the “Riga 2014” sound art exhibition “SKAN II” will open its doors at the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia (Kandavas Street 2). The opening of the exhibition will feature a DJ set by Tommi Grönlund of ”Sähkö Recordings” and the performance… >>