Le Guess Who? 2021

Featuring programs curated by John Dwyer, Lucrecia Dalt, Matana Roberts, Midori Takada, and Phil Elverum

Announcing the 2nd edition of Hidden Musics at LGW21

Le Guess Who? Recordings

Visit our archive for exclusive recordings of performances at the festival

Line-up

The full line-up for Le Guess Who? 2021 has been revealed:

Show list
Curated by Midori Takada
Curator: Midori Takada Curator: Midori Takada
Curated by Matana Roberts
Curator: Matana Roberts Curator: Matana Roberts
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Curator: Lucrecia Dalt Curator: Lucrecia Dalt
Curated by Phil Elverum
Curator: Phil Elverum Curator: Phil Elverum
Curated by John Dwyer
Curator: John Dwyer Curator: John Dwyer
Curated by Midori Takada
Midori Takada - [THUS TIME GOES BY] Midori Takada - [THUS TIME GOES BY]
Uncloud presents
Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF) Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF)
Hidden Musics
Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq
Curated by Matana Roberts
Irreversible Entanglements Irreversible Entanglements
Artist in residence: Alabaster dePlume Artist in residence: Alabaster dePlume Pa Salieu Pa Salieu Lyra Pramuk Lyra Pramuk
Hidden Musics
Mazaher Mazaher
Curated by Matana Roberts
Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble
Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live) Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live)
Curated by Phil Elverum
the Microphones the Microphones
Arooj Aftab Arooj Aftab
Hidden Musics
Mónika Lakatos Mónika Lakatos
Hidden Musics
Etran de L'Aïr Etran de L'Aïr
Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom Siti Muharam Siti Muharam Zwangere Guy Zwangere Guy
Curated by Matana Roberts
Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss
Curated by John Dwyer
Bent Arcana Bent Arcana
Gabriels Gabriels
Curated by John Dwyer
Faust IV Live! Faust IV Live!
Curated by John Dwyer
OSEES OSEES
Suuns Suuns FLOHIO FLOHIO KeiyaA KeiyaA
U?
Public art: Opening Walk Public art: Opening Walk
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Felix Kubin Felix Kubin
Curated by Matana Roberts
Jessica Moss Jessica Moss
COSMOS
Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire
Ikram Bouloum Ikram Bouloum
Curated by Midori Takada
Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids
Derwish Osman Derwish Osman
COSMOS
Pep Navigates Pep Navigates
Film: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise Film: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise
U?
U Create! U Create!
U?
Dabke Workshop Dabke Workshop
Trio SonCe Trio SonCe
U?
Lola's Dice Lola's Dice
U?
Combo Qazam Combo Qazam
Curated by John Dwyer
Automatic Automatic
Lucinda Chua Lucinda Chua
Knekelhuis presents
Patricia Kokett Patricia Kokett
Curated by Phil Elverum
Mariee Sioux Mariee Sioux
U?
Stiltecoupé Stiltecoupé
COSMOS
The Late Frique Show The Late Frique Show
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Turkana Turkana
Radical Spectrality: Laura Grace Ford Radical Spectrality: Laura Grace Ford
U?
OBSESSED! Jewellery Festival presents Anouk van Klaveren OBSESSED! Jewellery Festival presents Anouk van Klaveren
U?
Interbellum Interbellum
Kelman Duran B2B Lil C Kelman Duran B2B Lil C
U?
Girls In Synthesis Girls In Synthesis
Shannon Lay Shannon Lay The Strangeness of Dub The Strangeness of Dub
U?
Public art: Jeroen van der Most & Peter van der Putten – Letters from Nature Public art: Jeroen van der Most & Peter van der Putten – Letters from Nature
U?
Koen Boeijinga Koen Boeijinga
U?
Aestrid Aestrid
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Camille Mandoki Camille Mandoki
Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA
Curated by John Dwyer
Earth Girl Helen Brown Earth Girl Helen Brown
U?
TRIGGRRD TRIGGRRD
Sessa Sessa King Hannah King Hannah
U?
Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting
U?
Daniel Okiror Daniel Okiror
COSMOS
Front Sessions Front Sessions
U?
Aurélie Poppins & RomanOwitch Aurélie Poppins & RomanOwitch
COSMOS
Danseruna Danseruna
U?
Shoko Igarashi Shoko Igarashi
U?
Public art: Vermeulen&Dubbeldam – PS Blub Public art: Vermeulen&Dubbeldam – PS Blub
U?
The Body Electric (Koen Delaere) The Body Electric (Koen Delaere)
U?
Sun-Mi Hong Sun-Mi Hong
Spirit Fest Spirit Fest Aksak Maboul Aksak Maboul Scotch Rolex feat. MC Yallah & Lord Spikeheart Scotch Rolex feat. MC Yallah & Lord Spikeheart
U?
BUY OR BURN BUY OR BURN
U?
Inkhorn Controversy Inkhorn Controversy
U?
Flare Quartet & Randa Awad Flare Quartet & Randa Awad
COSMOS
Albic Occult Albic Occult
COSMOS
Wajãpi Wajãpi
U?
Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish
COSMOS
Promises: Through Congress Promises: Through Congress
U?
Urban Stories of U? Urban Stories of U?
U?
Greet & Meet Greet & Meet
Film: Sisters With Transistors Film: Sisters With Transistors Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy Mario Batkovic Mario Batkovic Film: Mrs. F (+ Q&A with the director) Film: Mrs. F (+ Q&A with the director) Film: Cryptozoo Film: Cryptozoo
U?
Nelcon Nelcon
Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar Quartet Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar Quartet
U?
The Fire Harvest The Fire Harvest
Curated by Phil Elverum
Lori Goldston Lori Goldston
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
De Schuurman De Schuurman
U?
Ayman Maas Ayman Maas
Vanishing Twin Vanishing Twin
U?
Homemade Empire Homemade Empire
U?
Public art: AKMAR – Vanitas Public art: AKMAR – Vanitas
Film: Memory House Film: Memory House
U?
Public art: Aïda Gómez – Hide and seek Public art: Aïda Gómez – Hide and seek
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Sea Urchin Sea Urchin
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Marcelle/Another Nice Mess Marcelle/Another Nice Mess
Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Víctor Herrero Víctor Herrero
Alexander Scriabin - 'Le Poème du Feu' performed by Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexander Toradze Alexander Scriabin - 'Le Poème du Feu' performed by Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexander Toradze
U?
Ulu Moskee Tours Ulu Moskee Tours
COSMOS
Arsenal Arsenal
Uncloud presents
Ana Roxanne Ana Roxanne
U?
Kaap De Goede Hoop Kaap De Goede Hoop
U?
Women of De Voorkamer Women of De Voorkamer
Turntable Methodologies & Sound of Music Turntable Methodologies & Sound of Music Pink Siifu Pink Siifu
U?
Collectief Stadswevers Collectief Stadswevers
Nicolini Nicolini
U?
Brewpub De Kromme Haring: LGW Yuzu Pale Ale Brewpub De Kromme Haring: LGW Yuzu Pale Ale
U?
Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2 Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2
Sunwatchers Sunwatchers
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Menzi Menzi
La Vida Es Un Mus presents
Taqbir Taqbir
U?
Lombok Food Market Lombok Food Market
Curated by Phil Elverum
Mari Kalkun Mari Kalkun
San Leo San Leo
Curated by John Dwyer
DMBQ DMBQ
Conjunto Papa Upa Conjunto Papa Upa
Curated by Matana Roberts
AGF AGF
Curated by John Dwyer
Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers
U?
Speak UP Speak UP
La Vida Es Un Mus presents
Kohti Tuhoa Kohti Tuhoa
Bendik Giske Bendik Giske Turntable Epistemologies Turntable Epistemologies
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Don The Tiger Don The Tiger
Uncloud presents
Uncloud Transliminal Exhibition Uncloud Transliminal Exhibition
U?
Cengiz Arslanpay Cengiz Arslanpay
U?
Zeldzame Zeldzame
U?
Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music
U?
Public art: Charlotte Roger – Inner Geography Public art: Charlotte Roger – Inner Geography
U?
Public art: Wilhelmusvlug – All My Colours Public art: Wilhelmusvlug – All My Colours
U?
Open Podium West Open Podium West
India Tapes (1969-1972) India Tapes (1969-1972)
COSMOS
A Pear of Pairs A Pear of Pairs
U?
Petersburg Petersburg
Meril Wubslin Meril Wubslin Don Melody Club Don Melody Club
U?
Mevrouw Tamara Mevrouw Tamara
YUNIS YUNIS
U?
ZALM ZALM
COSMOS
SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg
Knekelhuis presents
Reymour Reymour
Knekelhuis presents
De Ambassade De Ambassade
Sons Of Kemet with Special Guests Sons Of Kemet with Special Guests
COSMOS
Every Thought Flies (Time is the Teacher) Every Thought Flies (Time is the Teacher)
Ichiko Aoba Ichiko Aoba Model Home Model Home
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Chúpame El Dedo Chúpame El Dedo
OvO OvO
U?
De Witte Kunst De Witte Kunst
U?
Ping Pong & DJ’s Ping Pong & DJ’s
U?
Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Le Guess Who? Official Hangout
U?
burger service burger service
PAINT PAINT James Holden & Wacław Zimpel James Holden & Wacław Zimpel The Botanical Revolution / Jasper Hagenaar / Antonis Pittas / Modern Love The Botanical Revolution / Jasper Hagenaar / Antonis Pittas / Modern Love Eddie Chacon Eddie Chacon
Curated by John Dwyer
Old Time Relijun Old Time Relijun
U?
Vechtclub Market Vechtclub Market
Tara Clerkin Trio Tara Clerkin Trio
Uncloud presents
Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present As Above, So Below Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present As Above, So Below
U?
Stranded FM Festival Radio Stranded FM Festival Radio
U?
Kleine Crack & Slagter Kleine Crack & Slagter
U?
Paranoid State Paranoid State
Uncloud presents
Near Stoic Near Stoic
U?
Boomhut & Friends + Noordzee Boomhut & Friends + Noordzee
Ronald Langestraat & Tim Koh Ronald Langestraat & Tim Koh Lubomyr Melnyk Lubomyr Melnyk
U?
Wouter van Veldhoven Wouter van Veldhoven
Pan•American Pan•American Angel Bat Dawid Angel Bat Dawid
U?
Juan Juan Juan Juan
Elephant – with Alabaster DePlume Elephant – with Alabaster DePlume
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Julián Mayorga Julián Mayorga
Curated by John Dwyer
John Surman & Alexander Hawkins John Surman & Alexander Hawkins
DJ Fitz DJ Fitz Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes CV Vision CV Vision Space Afrika Space Afrika
COSMOS
Slow Down Time Slow Down Time
U?
Le Feast Le Feast
Ilsha Ilsha Parrenin/Weinrich/Rollet Parrenin/Weinrich/Rollet Lael Neale Lael Neale
U?
The Ear The Ear
Film: Milford Graves Full Mantis Film: Milford Graves Full Mantis
Knekelhuis presents
Spill Gold Spill Gold
Uncloud presents
claire rousay claire rousay
U?
Public art: Cem Berendsen & Wessel Kok – FROM NOISE Public art: Cem Berendsen & Wessel Kok – FROM NOISE
U?
Velvet-Rebel Velvet-Rebel
U?
Sound in Motion Sound in Motion
U?
Kamiel Thomas Kamiel Thomas
COSMOS
Reports from Other Continents Reports from Other Continents
U?
Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders
U?
Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend
U?
Tramhaus Tramhaus
Cucina Povera Cucina Povera The Chisel The Chisel
Hidden Musics
Ored Recordings: Jrpjej & Zaur Nagoy Ored Recordings: Jrpjej & Zaur Nagoy
U?
BoterBoter BoterBoter
Arushi Jain Arushi Jain Kiko Dinucci Kiko Dinucci
U?
Nagasaki Swim Nagasaki Swim
Curated by Phil Elverum
Duma Duma
COSMOS
Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Le Guess Who? Official Hangout
COSMOS
COSMOS COSMOS
U?
 Boxing Matches by Jimmy’s Gym Boxing Matches by Jimmy’s Gym
Uncloud presents
Galya Bisengalieva Galya Bisengalieva
Film: SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg Film: SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg
Curated by Matana Roberts
Klein Klein
Curated by John Dwyer
Gustaf Gustaf
COSMOS
Errans Errans
Film: We Intend To Cause Havoc Film: We Intend To Cause Havoc
U?
Nonsense Note Nonsense Note
L'Rain L'Rain University Challenged University Challenged
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Tarta Relena Tarta Relena
U?
Marathon Marathon
Knekelhuis presents
Jean-Luc Jean-Luc
U?
Insert Blank Records Insert Blank Records
U?
Immen Immen
Blak Saagan Blak Saagan Neptunian Maximalism Neptunian Maximalism
Curated by Matana Roberts
Ice Balloons Ice Balloons
Curated by Phil Elverum
Tenniscoats Tenniscoats
Curated by Matana Roberts
Oren Ambarchi Oren Ambarchi
Black Audio Film Collective Black Audio Film Collective
U?
Loui Lind Loui Lind
U?
Don Kapot Don Kapot
U?
Otto Kokke Otto Kokke
FlySiifu FlySiifu
U?
Big Hare Big Hare
U?
Howart Howart
Plague Organ Plague Organ
U?
GHAFAR & MIRWAIS GHAFAR & MIRWAIS
Masma Dream World Masma Dream World Maarten Vos & Maotik present Erratic Weather Maarten Vos & Maotik present Erratic Weather
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Typhonian Highlife Typhonian Highlife
U?
Smudged Smudged
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Authentically Plastic Authentically Plastic
Music for Airports, Playlists, and Other Rent-Seeking Platforms Music for Airports, Playlists, and Other Rent-Seeking Platforms
U?
I Think I Think I Think I Think
Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak
U?
Stories of Lombok (Buurttour) Stories of Lombok (Buurttour)
U?
Public art: Ginta Tinte Vasermane – Working Frames Public art: Ginta Tinte Vasermane – Working Frames
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