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