SHAPE platform announces 2021 list of artists

The Creative Europe-supported SHAPE platform for innovative music and  audiovisual art is announcing its 2021 list of artists. The artist selection for the  platform’s seventh year traditionally places a number of audiovisual projects and  sound artists alongside musical acts that range from club music and forward-thinking  media art to free improvisation and spatial music. Keeping … Continue reading SHAPE platform announces 2021 list of artists

SHAPE platform & XLR8R announce two-week collaboration

From November 11 until November 25, SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art will collaborate with the US-based online music magazine XLR8R on a string of exclusive live streams and mixes from a selection of 2020 SHAPE artists. The collaboration further highlights a path that the majority of SHAPE festivals chose to take during … Continue reading SHAPE platform & XLR8R announce two-week collaboration

KTL cancelled; three performances added to the festival program

The 19th edition of Skaņu Mežs festival for innovative music will take place on October 9 and 10 at concert hall Hanzas Perons (16a Hanzas street) with a free-entry opening event on October 2 at event space Fantadroms (74a Gustava Zemgala street, building „Heinrihs”). Tickets can be purchased at www.bilesuserviss.lv; one-day tickets costs 15 EUR, whereas a … Continue reading KTL cancelled; three performances added to the festival program

Program announced for Skaņu Mežs’2020

The 19th edition of Skaņu Mežs festival for innovative music will take place on October 9 and 10 at concert hall Hanzas Perons (16a Hanzas street) with a free-entry opening event on October 2 at event space Fantadroms (74a Gustava Zemgala street, building „Heinrihs”). Tickets can be purchased at www.bilesuserviss.lv; one-day tickets costs 15 EUR, whereas … Continue reading Program announced for Skaņu Mežs’2020

Photo Gallery: White Night event

Pictures from the Skaņu Mežs’ hosted “White Night” free-entry event with the following line-up: Rojin Sharafi (Shape), Clara De Asis (Shape), Cam Deas (Shape), Elvin Brandhi (Shape), Anthony Pateras, and MVTE. Pics by Mr. Arnis Kalniņš

Skaņu Mežs announces REMAIIN – open call published

Skaņu Mežs has launched a new two-year project, collaborating with fellow experimental music organizations from Belgium, Portugal and Germany. An open call for new works has been announced; deadline – April 15.   About REMAIIN   REMAIIN (Radical European Music and its Intercultural Nature) is a project that investigates non-European cultural influences on the experimental, … Continue reading Skaņu Mežs announces REMAIIN – open call published

„SHAPE Riga” cancelled, might return in September

Due to current spread of the “Covid-19” virus, and Latvia having closed off its borders, the “SHAPE Riga” lecture/workshop course and concert evening have been cancelled, but might still be organized at the beginning of September, depending on how the situation progresses. For further updates, visit www.skanumezs.lv