Frameworks Festival

Frameworks Festival

Is in terms of music everything invented? Of course not. The Frameworks Festival, which has been taking place annually since 2011, sees itself as a platform for new musical positions between abstract composition and different global subcultures. The result is three days of unconventional and innovative independent music. The festival, organized by the people behind Frameless and planned from 14 to 16 March 2019, aims to deepen the musical focus on experimental electronic music, but also in pop, alternative and classical music, genres that are deconstructed, alienated or contrasted with…

TAM TAM Smile Night: Indi, French_Concession, DJ Ground, Mo Chan

TAM TAM Smile Night: Indi, French_Concession, DJ Ground, Mo Chan

The collective TAM TAM organize an electronic and experimental music night with some stimulating international bands and DJs. The event begins in the garden with the show of Mo Chan, sometimes known as DJ Kohlrabi. She mixes with art experimental pop gems and offers unusual sessions. At 10 pm, when the night comes, we will abandon the fresh air to go into the depths of Import Export. There Indi, French_Concession, and DJ Ground will be waiting for us. Indira Force is the woman behind Indi. She combines electronic and classical…

Frameworks Festival

Frameworks Festival

Since 2011 the project Frameless has its own festival, called Frameworks Festival, three days full of experimental music and amazing visuals. This year, the Frameworks Festival is going to take place from 9th to 11th of May. During these days we will explore the limits of pop and abstract music with different artists from different European subcultures. The young composer and pianist Carlos Cipa join forces with Occupanter who combines jazz, indie, house and film music into a unique style. The same night, on Wednesday 9th, Kutmah will bring his…

Opening: Raster-Noton White Circle

Opening: Raster-Noton White Circle

Raster-Noton was founded in 1996 as a record label and nowadays has grown to become a platform and a network that covers the overlapping border areas of pop, art, and science, as themselves say. Apart from their main music projects, they are also responsible for publications and installation works, always with an experimental approach. Productions which play with different textures, sounds, images and more. The label celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016 with a special work of art called the Raster-Noton White Circle. This light and sound installation, which can be visited at…

Frameless 17: Lawrence English, Antti Tolvi, Lynne Marsh

Frameless 17: Lawrence English, Antti Tolvi, Lynne Marsh

Frameless is about perception. The public need to listen and watch carefully all the sounds and images that are displayed in this set of concerts. If you like surprises and see new things out of the typical music or visuals, then Frameless is for you. In this new edition, they invite the composer, curator, and media artist Lawrence English. The Australian has his own label of electronic music called Room40. He likes to explore the limits of perception with works like “Cruel Optimism” that match perfectly with visuals of light and…

Fun Fare

Fun Fare

Sunday can be the laziest day of the week. Or, on the contrary, you can practice the principle “Sunday Funday”. The band Fun Fare can help you with that this week. The four members of Fun Fare are from Leipzig and are touring all over the country with their fresh pop melodies that go from krautrock, post-punk to synthpop, creating an interesting mix. Friedrich Günther, Julia Boehme, Joseph Heinze and Jakob Zander are the four minds and bodies behind this experimental band. They had played in the TransCentury Update Festival…

Myth, Music and Electricity

Myth, Music and Electricity

The majesty of the Herkulessaal (Hercules Hall) at the Residenz is mixed in this event with myths, art, and electronic music. This venue usually was reconstructed after the war, and since then, hosts classical music concerts. This time, some experimental musicians will fill the air of the Herkulessaal with sounds from another era. Artgenève organizes Myth, Music and Electricity, an event with musical performances of Monica Bonvicini, Angela Bulloch, PPK, Susan Philipsz, Karin Sander and Louis-Philippe Scoufaras, Annika Larsson, Nina Canell & Robin Watkins. Noises, signals, and vibrations from the solar system,…

Frameless15

Frameless15

The coolest event about electronic and experimental music strikes again with an exciting line-up. We are talking about Frameless. This time the Japanese musician Kama Aina collaborates with the Munich band Hochzeitskapelle in a show that for sure will be magic. The Australian John Chantler will make some noise and the Japanese video artist Qubibi will show you how to endow with heart and soul binary codes. Kama Aina is the alter ego of the minimalist electronic musician Takuji Aoyagi. He will bring some electronic compositions to the jazz of the Hochzeitskapelle band….

Notes #5 : Animal Crakers / L´sRoA,SaD,MB plus Sound-Lecture

Notes #5 : Animal Crakers / L´sRoA,SaD,MB plus Sound-Lecture

You are on my wave is a music exhibition. Another way of experimenting art and another way of experimenting music, with all our senses. You can play a weird instrument in this gallery, see how an object can be used as a record player, observe boxes that seem to be alive, look at Devendra Banhart‘s works of art, and many other surprises. This Sunday 28th of May is the closing party for this exhibition, and they will throw two specials concerts and a one of a kind lecture. Animal Crakers was a cult band that nowadays…