Skaņu Mežs festival announces full program

In 2017, Skaņu Mežs festival marks its 15th anniversary. The festival will take place at the music house “Daile” on October 13th and 14th with an opening event on October 6 at the art museum Riga Bourse. The festival will be launched with a free-entry event at the art museum Riga Bourse (6 Dome Square),… >>

В Лесу звуков-2017 – икона шумовой музыки Merzbow; объявлены даты фестиваля

В этом году фестиваль неприрученной музыки «Лес звуков» отпразднует свой 15-й юбилей, и концерты фестиваля пройдут 6 октября ы художественном музее «Рижская Биржа», а также 13 и 14 октября в доме музыки «Дайле». Первый из заявленных гостей фестиваля – классик японской шумовой музыки Масами Акита или Merzbow, который выступит вместе с венгерским барабанщиком Балажом Панди… >>

Shabazz Palaces to play at Skaņu Mežs festival

Experimental hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces will perform on October 13 at the music hall „Daile” as part of the 15th edition of Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurours music. The first hip-hop crew signed to the Sub Pop label, Shabazz Palaces is the brainchild of Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, although the Digable Planets member wasn’t so quick… >>

Apeiron Crew interview on Radio NABA this Thursday

Tune into Radio NABA on Thursday, July 20th, to hear an interview with Danish DJ trio Apeiron Crew ahead of their performance at the Kalnciema quarter (Kalnciema street 35) the same evening (19:00). The interview starts at 16:00 Riga time, and, along with the free-admission show, it is a part of Skaņu Mežs’ project called… >>

Apeiron Crew will play at the Kalnciems quarter

DJ trio Apeiron Crew from Denmark will play a four-hour set at the Kalnciems quarter open air stage (Kalnciema street 35) on July 20, 19:00. The event is part of a Skaņu Mežs festival organized concert series called “Nordic Women in Experimental Music”. Admission is free. DJ trio Apeiron Crew, founded in Copenhagen, is made… >>

Merzbow & Balázs Pándi to play at Skaņu Mežs 2017

In 2017, Skaņu Mežs will celebrate its 15th anniversary. The festival will take place at the music house “Daile” on October 13th and 14th with an opening event on October 6 at the art museum Riga Bourse. The first announced act of this festival edition is the duo of Merzbow, the Japanese noise musician, held… >>

Listen to performances by Lau Nau and Lisa Ullén, Nina de Heney

Listen to recordings of live performances by Finnish psych folk musician Lau Nau and the Swedish free improvisation duo of Lisa Ullén and Nina de Heney. Lau Nau was joined onstage by Helena Espvall on cello and Matti Bye on the piano. Nina de Heney plays the upright bass and Lisa Ullén – the piano…. >>

Puce Mary and SØS Gunver Ryberg to play in Riga

Noise musician Puce Mary and dark techno producer SØS Gunver Ryberg will play at a special concert, hosted by Latvia’s Skaņu Mežs festival on June, the 3rd, 22:00 at club OneOne (Šarlotes Street 18, Riga). 21:30 – alise | esila 23:00 – Puce Mary 00:00 – SØS Gunver Ryberg 01:00 – STROPS 03:00 – Multilux… >>

Rokolectiv is coming and NSDOS joins SHAPE platform

April sees SHAPE – the Creative Europe supported platform for innovative music and audiovisual art – returning to concert-goers via the Rokolectiv festival in Romania (April 20 – 23), which will feature six performances by artists, participating in our platform. Read more about this event, new mixes and small changes to this year’s artist roster… >>

SHAPE platform announces 2017 list of artists

The Creative Europe-supported SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art is announcing its 2017 list of artists. The artist selection for the platform’s third year traditionally places a diverse selection of audiovisual projects and sound artists alongside musical acts that range from post-grime and techno to free improvisation and experiments with field recordings. The… >>