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Presentation @ POP-POWER-POSITIONS: 3rd IASPM DACH-Conference @ Bern (CH) 18th-20th October 2018

ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRANCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF POPULAR MUSIC (IASPM D-A-CH) University of Bern & Bern University of the Arts Partner: Norient – Network for Local and Global Sounds and Media We will do a panel at the conference: Club Cultures between difference, representation and cosmopolitism (Club Cultures zwischen Read the full article… »»»»

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Unsafe + Sounds Festival, 2nd – 13th of October 2018 Vienna

Unsafe + Sounds Festival for Adventurous Electronic Music + Arts  Unsafe+Sounds wants to investigate the interrelatedness of the fundamental changes in our environment and aesthetics, and look for apt noises for our disturbed existence. Under the banner of “Brutal Times”, we gather workers from the musical frontiers to find some medication for this pathological time. Read the full article… »»»»

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Is it dark? by 3ncore. Exhibition, discourse, party dedicated to Liza N Eliaz @ Het Bos Antwerp, 27th-30th Sep. 2018

I will participate in a discussion with Merle Vorwald of 3ncore and Federico Chiari on gabber/ speedcore – genres & subcultures in Antwerp, Belgium. Here are some infos about the project Is It Dark? “Finally the collectives ENCORE + SEXES are presenting the outcome of their residency at AIR Antwerpen. After looking extensively into the Read the full article… »»»»

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Experimental music festivals in Austria – Part I: DONAUFESTIVAL , Krems 27.4.- 6.5.2018

In Austria there are plenty of festivals that showcase experimental and (post-)club music. Plus something else. In the following series I will discuss three of them. They happen in springtime: donaufestival, hyperreality and the heart of noise festival. This will happen at different platforms. Part I is published on the blog of the shituationist institute: Read the full article… »»»»

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Don’t Go To Resonate: Artists pull out of the Belgrade Festival 2018 because of payment issues

“Don’t go to Resonate Festival in Belgrade –  a warning to artists and audiences“, posted Thomas Ankersmit on April 17th, a day before the festival started. He writes: “Phill Niblock and myself played a two-hour concert to a full house at the Resonate Festival in Belgrade in April 2017. A year later we, among many Read the full article… »»»»

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donaufestival @ Krems AU, 27th of April-6th of May 2018: endless now

With: ZONAL feat. Moor Mother, Lotic, Perc, Lawrence English, The Space Lady, Mouse on Mars, Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois, Puce Mary, Demdike Stare, Deerhoof, Pan Daijing, Simon Reynolds and many more. Curatorial statement 2018 (Thomas Edlinger, donaufestival artistic director): You always have new messages; it just takes the next click for the next kick. Read the full article… »»»»

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MaerzMusik – festival for time issues, Berlin 16.-25.3.2018

The festival 2018 Music offers time a centre. – This trope by John Berger puts the two main concerns of this festival – music and time – into a generative relation. Such a centre – in motion, elusive, non-geometric, plurimodal as it must be – would allow for a different point of view. From such Read the full article… »»»»

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Festival as Lab – Cultural Practices and Potentials of Transmedia Festivals

This article was written in summer 2015 for the ECAS network publication “Networking Tomorrow’s Art for an Unknown Future” – documentation European Commission Culture Programme. It hasn’t been published as of yet. I am providing here up front the German original version as the publication will be in english translation. English Abstract: I sum up Read the full article… »»»»

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Elevate Festival Graz, 28. Februar – 04. März 2018: Risiko/ Courage

Elevate Festival – Music, Art and Political Discourse Elevate is an annual interdisciplinary festival held in various central venues around the Schlossberg in Graz, Austria. With its unique combination of critical political discourse and contemporary music and art, the Elevate Festival stands out of the “usual” festival circus. Amongst the guests are Human rights experts, Read the full article… »»»»

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CTM Festival 26.1.-4.2., Berlin

CTM – festival for adventurous music and art – is an event for electronic and experimental music, happening since 1999 in Berlin. CTM 2018 Theme: Turmoil Uneasy times demand uneasy music. The world is in turmoil. And so are many of us. No matter what perspective we take, what used to be familiar is becoming Read the full article… »»»»

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Transmediale 31.1.-4.2.2018 @ HKW Berlin

transmediale is a Berlin-based festival and year-round project that draws out new connections between art, culture, and technology. The topic of this year issue is face value Things are what they are—but could they be different? transmediale 2018 face value aims to take stock of current affairs, to recognize things for what they are before Read the full article… »»»»

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Sonifications – Audible Data Streams, Berlin 27.- 29.10.2017

The Berlin Society of New Music presents the festival Sonifications Villa Elisabeth, Invalidenstraße 4a, 10115 Berlin How does a pulsar sound? What noises are made at night by a dreaming human brain? What might we hear when New York guitarist Hans Tammen sonifies his own DNA data live on stage during his „Endangered Guitar“? How Read the full article… »»»»

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Cynetart Festival, Dresden 16.-19.11.2017

CYNETART 2017: First Announcement 24 HOURS Caroline Beach / Valentina Cabro / Katharina Christl / Marcello Lussana / Jonas Marx / Lotte Mueller / Mika Oki / Guillaume Pires Parada / Jo Siamon Salich / Robertina Šebjanič / Anne Seidel / v4w.enko / Charles Washington / Luo Yuebing AUSSTELLUNGSPROJEKTE HeeWon Lee : Plui / Infinity Read the full article… »»»»

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Ultrasound Festival/ Ultra Hang Fest, Budapest 1.10.-8.10.2017

UH Fest – Ultrasound in english – is dedicated to adventurous modern music in Hungary. Since 2001 we have staged more than 450 performances during 7 festivals and a number of one-off events. Due to our decade-long activity and the scope of our events (both in terms of number of acts and stylistic variety) UH Read the full article… »»»»

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CTM 2018 Preludes: 09-11/ 2017 feat. Tara Transitory, Group A, Pharmakon u.a.

Dieser Beitrag ist nur in englischer Sprache verfügbar. Für mehr Informationen nach oben rechts auf die Ansicht in Englisch gehen. Oder hier: www.ctm-festival.de/news/ »»»»

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UNSAFE+SOUNDS FESTIVAL Vienna // 22.-30. 09. 2017

»VARIABLES OF THE IMAGINARY« 4th Edition of Unsafe+Sounds Festival! There is no english Text for this available. You can view the program and more information here: www.unsafeandsounds.com www.facebook.com/unsafeandsounds »»»»

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New female:pressure FACTS SURVEY 2015-2017

“Facts 2017 – what needs to be done?” The new facts were presented at the Pop-Kultur Festival in Berlin on 25.08.2017 and discussed with Sky Deep and Marlene Engel. These are some impressions of the presentation. For all detailed numbers, graphics, methods, download the full survey here:  full survey as PDF [2.1 MB] You can Read the full article… »»»»

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Ars Electronica Festival 7.-11.9.2017, Linz Austria

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Atonal Festival – Kraftwerk Berlin 16.-20.8.2017

Its time again for Berlin Atonal! After its long break since the 1980s it is going into its fifth round in a new makeup with a new curatorial team mentored by Tresors Dimitri Hegemann. Like the last couple of years all venues of Kraftwerk, inkluding Tresor and OHM will feature new premiering concerts, showcases, installations Read the full article… »»»»

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HEROINES OF SOUND – FESTIVAL 2017 7–9 Juli 2017

HEROINES OF SOUND – FESTIVAL 2017 7–9 Juli 2017 Radialsystem, Holzmarktstraße 33, 10243 Berlin Curated by Bettina Wackernagel, Mo Loschelder and Sabine Sanio, the Heroines of Sound Festival, now in its forth year, presents past and present heroines of electronic sound. In concerts, performances, videos and discussion events, early female electronic music is showcased together Read the full article… »»»»

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Film zu Berlin, Arbeitsverhältnissen und Gender

Tipp: http://www.filmgalerie451.de/filme/eine-flexible-frau/ »»»»

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Abstract for 19th Biennial IASPM Conference 26 June – 30 June 2017

Popular Music Studies Today 19th Biennial IASPM Conference 26 June – 30 June 2017 University of Kassel, Germany 19th Biennial IASPM Conference Dancecult Presents… EDM Contexts and Representations Bianca Ludewig, University of Vienna: Researching popular music through transmedia festivals The proposed presentation will offer a further development of ethnographic research methodology within the context of Read the full article… »»»»

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