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